Seven high-achieving juniors received Junior Book Awards from prestigious colleges during a ceremony at Burnsville High School on May 25.
Chess players from Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 came back from the national scholastic chess championships with more than a few trophies, among them a first-place title for the Burnsville High School U1200 team.
The team of Chance Persons, Samantha Stadick, Mark Huttman and Nikolas Slemp won BHS’s first national chess championship, competing in the U1200 rating category. Chance, a ninth-grader, finished 9th individually, while senior Nikolas took 16th.
In the Burnsville High School healthcare lab, life-like mannequins Hazel, Alice and Ed are well taken care of by students in the new Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program.
Scholarships, awards and recognitions were presented to students during the 2017 Senior Honors Recognition Ceremony at Burnsville High School (BHS) on May 15.
Students at Burnsville High School and Burnsville Alternative High School will have instant access to the vast resources of two county library systems — without having to worry about overdue fines — through a new collaboration that begins May 22.
Both Dakota County and Scott County public library systems have worked with Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 to make this happen.
Burnsville High School is hosting a senior carnival on Friday, May 26 for all seniors. The event is free and will be held during school hours in Bob Pates Stadium.
Featuring a tropical theme, the event will include the following:
Sophomore Hanna Holmstrom received the Bronze Medal award at the International Sustainable World Energy, Engineering, and Environment Project Olympiad (ISWEEEP) on May 6 in Houston. She competed against students from across 62 countries.