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BHS junior elected as Youth in Government presiding officer

Jan22nd Burnsville High School junior Alyse Dees

Burnsville High School junior Alyse Dees has always had an interest in government and how it works, so joining Youth in Government (YIG) was an easy decision for her. That interest turned into...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

Eighth-grader earns kudos for peace poster

Jan22nd Hailey Erickson and her peace poster

A poster about peace created by Hailey Erickson, an eighth-grader at Metcalf Middle School, is getting attention. First, Hailey’s poster won the District 5 Lions Club Peace Poster contest. Then...

School/District: isd191, Metcalf Middle School

‘Music Man’ draws top marks from Hennepin Theatre Trust program

Jan11th BHS theater students work with a professional from the Hennepin Theatre Trust

Many audience members called Burnsville High School Theatre Guild’s fall production of “The Music Man” outstanding, but it was also the official rating of the show according to Hennepin Theatre...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

Burnsville High School junior aces the ACT in first attempt

Jan11th Burnsville High School junior Will Trussell received a perfect score of 36 on the ACT exam.

Burnsville High School junior Will Trussell has earned quite the distinction for himself. He received a perfect score of 36 on the ACT exam, an accomplishment that less than 0.1 percent of...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

Burnsville High School DECA students shine bright at districts

Jan11th DECA students move on to state after district-level competition

Thirty Burnsville High School students are moving on to the state DECA competition after participating at a district-level event in St. Paul on Jan. 5. DECA is a leadership program that...

School/District: Burnsville High School

BHS senior selected for full ride at Northwestern University

Jan2nd Justin received a full-ride scholarship, valued at $300,000 or more, to attend Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill, in fall 2018.

Senior Justin Jasperse wanted to go to college after graduating from Burnsville High School but he wasn’t sure how that was going to happen. Then he heard about scholarships offered through...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

BHS grad now at Harvard shares advice with students

Dec21st BHS grad Trang Truong speaks with current students about getting ready for college

Older and wiser after completing his first semester at Harvard University, Trang Truong returned to Burnsville High School to share advice about the college experience with current students in...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

Internships will launch BHS students into corporate workplace

Dec14th Genesis interns Vanessa Kiriago and Steven Chua are gaining an insider view of the workplace and acquiring real-world skills through internship program.

Seven students attend school each morning at Burnsville High School and then head out to work in the corporate world.   They were selected to participate in an internship program of...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

BHS students put engineering skills to practice developing new Chromebook case

Dec13th

A group of design engineering students at Burnsville High School are working to design a new protective case for the Chromebooks that are issued to all students and staff in District 191’s...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

BHS senior receives full-ride to Ivy League university

Dec6th Victor Sanchez receives full-ride to Columbia University

Burnsville High School senior Victor Sanchez Villegas has been selected to receive a full four-year scholarship to Columbia University in New York City next year worth over $200,000. The...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

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