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M.W. Savage is among 22 Celebration Schools for 2015


Students and staff members at Marion W. Savage Elementary School in Savage have cause to celebrate! The school has been named a 2015 Celebration School by the Minnesota Department of Education (...

School/District: isd191, Marion W. Savage Elementary

Experienced spelling bee participant earns district title


In his fourth consecutive year qualifying for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Spelling Bee, Chance Persons won the championship on Dec. 14 after 21 rounds that included more than...

School/District: Eagle Ridge Middle School, isd191, Metcalf Middle School, Nicollet Middle School

Burnsville High school juniors are recipients of the 2016 ExCEL Award


Krista Holmstrom and Luke Senta are recipients of the 2016 ExCEL Award (Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership). Sponsored by the...

School/District: Burnsville High School

Martin and Olson selected to 2015 Minnesota Vikings All-State Team


Burnsville High School football players Kamal Martin and Benn Olson were selected to the 2015 Minnesota Vikings All-State Team and recognized at halftime on Sunday, Dec. 6, when the Vikings played...

School/District: Burnsville High School

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