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Among the best, Metcalf ninth-grader stands out with third school chess title


Nearly 50 years ago — 35 years before Zander Gorton was born — Metcalf Junior High School began its annual all-school chess tournament. Above: Zander Gorton added a third...

School/District: isd191, Metcalf Middle School

BHS students awarded for extraordinary volunteerism


Each year, a top student volunteer is chosen to represent Burnsville High School at state-level judging for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award program....

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

BAHS student’s Eagle Scout project benefits community


To achieve the Eagle Scout rank, Zach LaBathe needed to plan, develop and lead a community service project. Zach, a senior at Burnsville Alternative High School (BAHS) in Eagan, considered a lot...

School/District: Burnsville Alternative High School

Vista View students create, donate blankets to local hospital


At Vista View Elementary School in Burnsville, the Girls on the Run team gives opportunities for girls to gain confidence and skills while training to run a 5k race as part of a team. This...

School/District: Vista View Elementary

Metcalf celebrates 50 years of chess excellence


Every year since Metcalf Junior High in Burnsville opened 50 years ago, there has been an all-school chess championship to determine the school champion. This event also serves as team tryouts for...

School/District: isd191, Metcalf Middle School

Blaze swimmer Angela Le qualifies for state


Senior Angela Le was the only Blaze qualifier in the Section 2AA finals on Nov. 13 at Hidden Oaks Middle School in Prior Lake. She earned state spots in two individual events, winning...

School/District: Burnsville High School

William Byrne Spelling Bee

Nov11th Spellin Bee

William Byrne STEM Elementary held its annual spelling bee on November 6th, 2015. Eighteen students from the fifth and sixth grades competed in this year's bee. The co-champions,...

School/District: William Byrne Elementary

Four Burnsville Blaze Athletes sign National Letters of Intent


The athletic department at Burnsville High School is proud to announce that four student-athletes will sign National Letters of Intent on Wednesday, Nov. 11, to play their respective...

School/District: Burnsville High School

BHS seniors earn national academic recognition


Three seniors at Burnsville High School (BHS) are among the most academically-talented scholars in the country based upon their performance in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship program...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

BHS Quiz Bowl team qualifies for nationals, again


For a third straight year, a team from Burnsville High School has qualified to compete at the national high school quiz bowl championship tournament, which will take place this year on May 27-29...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191