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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

This information is intended to update the District 191 community on our response plan to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The situation is rapidly-evolving and updates change daily as new information becomes available. 

We are closely monitoring updates and guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Department of Education and other national health organizations.

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will be closed to students through at least Monday, May 4. This includes all practices, activities and community education programs, including Project KIDS school-age care, Ready to Grow and Ready to Learn. 


March 25, 2020 Update - This afternoon, Governor Tim Walz made an announcement extending the closure of schools to students until at least May 4, 2020. I want to reassure you that this is what we have planned for. We are prepared to continue to serve Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 families through this extended closure. Read more.


Meals for Students

District 191 will provide Grab-and-Go meals for any child ages 1 to 18 on weekdays . 

Meals are available for pickup at 12 locations around the community from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Find the location closest to you and more information on student meals.

Childcare

District 191 will provide childcare for children of healthcare & emergency workers, and other designated employees (see who qualifies) on weekdays through at least May 4. Learn more about childcare.

Distance Learning

Distance Learning provides students with access to appropriate educational materials and ensures they receive daily interaction with their licensed teachers. During this extended time, Distance Learning will be a different way for teachers to connect and provide instruction to students. Lessons will be carefully planned so students will continue to progress with their learning and improve their skills.  Learn more about distance learning.


Guidelines to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water 
  • Make sure children wash their hands well, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating and after blowing their nose
  • Cover your nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing 
  • Stay home when you are sick 
  • Keep kids home from school and activities when they are sick 
  • Do not return to school or work until fever is gone for 24 hours without using fever-reducing medication
  • Avoid close contact with anyone with flu-like symptoms 

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Recent Coronavirus Posts

COVID-19 Update for March 27 - Distance learning details

Mar29th

On Monday, March 30, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will begin distance learning for students.  During the first week of distance learning (March 30 - April 3), the...

School closure due to COVID-19 extended until May 4

Mar25th

Hello District 191 Families,  This afternoon, Governor Tim Walz made an announcement extending the closure of schools to students until at least May 4, 2020.  I want to...

COVID-19 Update - March 22: Spring Break details

Mar23rd

One91 Families, As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we want to make sure you have updated information. Elementary students who were not able to pick up a device on Tuesday, March 17 will...

COVID-19 Update: March 19 - Preparing for Distance Learning

Mar19th

One91 Families, As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we want to make sure you have updated information. Elementary students who were not able to pick up a device on Tuesday, March 17 will...

Coronavirus Update - March 17: Meals, distance learning, childcare and more

Mar17th

In response to direction from Governor Tim Walz, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 has decided to cancel school beginning Monday, March 16 through Sunday, March 29. This includes...

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