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Burnsville High School snowboarders take home tournament hardware

Burnsville High School won team titles at the Minnesota State High School Snowboarding and Freeski Championship at Hyland Hills Ski Area in Bloomington and at Buck Hill in Burnsville.
Eighth graders Beck Lobben and Liam Johnson received first place as a team in the Big Air event, while eighth graders Brandon Gill and Beck Lobben received third place for the Half Pipe event.

Burnsville High School students succeed at regional science fair

Burnsville High School students shone at the recent Twin Cities Regional Science Fair, with 18 projects and 15 research papers advancing to the state science fair at the end of March.
Along with advancing to the state competition, sophomore Osman Warfa was chosen to present his project - titled “The Stability of Varied Winglets” - at the International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix this spring.
The following projects are advancing to the 2019 State Science Fair Competition:

Changes in ACT schedule for juniors

All juniors will be taking the ACT in April. 

Previoulsy, the ACT exam was scheduled to take place on April 4, with only juniors in attendance that day. However, due to the number of snow days, April 4 will be a regular day for all Burnsville High School students.

The ACT schedule is based on students' last name and will also be taken online:

4/2: Abdalla-Hannekens

4/3: Hanson-Nur

4/4: Nze-Zocher

BHS juniors selected as ExCEL Award nominees

Congrats to Christine Maina and Sean Floersch for being selected as Burnsville High School's ExCEL (Excellence in Community, Education and Leaderhip) Award nominees. The award honors Minnesota high school juniors who are active in school activities, who show leadership qualities, and who work voluntarily in their community.

Christine was one of 36 statewide ExCEL Award winners. Learn more about the ExCEL award at

Free ACT prep available for juniors

All Burnsville High School juniors will be taking the ACT on Thursday, April 4. To adhere to the ACT testing requirements, only juniors will be in attendance that day. 

Students can create a free account in ACT Academy, a resource for students to practice and polish their test-taking skills. ACT Academy will provide a customized learning path for students, based on how they answer the test questions. 

Teachers can also create accounts to monitor how students are doing, create lesson plans, push out assignments and more!

BHS Quiz Bowl team secures school record with third place win

The Burnsville High School A Quiz Bowl team took 3rd place in the Minnesota State League Tournament in February, the school's highest ever finish. Congratulations! Team members are, from left, Chance Persons, Zander Gorton, Will Trussell and Joe Schatz.
The BHS teams still have a few events remaining this year, including a community tournament fund-raiser on April 13 from 8 a.m. to noon. Multiple teams will compete at the National Championship in Atlanta over Memorial Day weekend.

Burnsville High School to host STEM Night on March 12

District 191 students and their families are invited to learn about STEM opportunities at Burnsville High School at a special STEM Night on Tuesday, March 12 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Along with a presentation, there will be hand-on activities including 3-D printing, code drones, remote-controlled paper airplanes, virtual reality goggles, laser engraving, a battlebot competition and more. The presentation will run from 6 to 6:30 p.m., with activities afterward in an open house format.

Medallion hunt begins

Snow Week Medallion Hunt 2019 begins today, Feb. 4! 

Day One

Here we go once again.  Let the medallion hunt begin.  The winner is to bring the medallion to Mr. Riggs to receive their $100.00 prize.


  • The medallion can be accessed by anyone at any time.

  • The medallion is NOT hidden in any ceiling tiles.