It’s just a patch of black dirt right now, a place where you might think the sod needs to be replaced. But the grassless patch is special both because of the work students have and will put into it and for the food that will eventually come out of it.
It's Free Minnesota Application Week at Burnsville High School! Students can apply to most state and private schools in Minnesota and get the application fee waived (with the exception of the University of Minnesota system). Students can apply either at home or school.
Congratulations to senior Faysal Mahmoud, junior Dillon Wong and sophomore Nate Blichfeldt at the Section 3AA Cross Country meet in Apple Valley on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Mahmoud won the 5,000-meter boys' race, qualifying for state. Both Wong and Blichfeldt also earned a spot at state.
On the girls' side, Burnsville's Kelly Koch, a ninth-grader at Metcalf Junior High, took 11th place at the Section 3AA meet, making her a state qualifier as well.
The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test (ASVAB), a multiple-aptitude battery that measures developed abilities and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military, is scheduled at Burnsville High School on October 31 at 8:00 a.m. If you have not passed the Reading or Math MCA test you need to take the ASVAB, ACT or ACCUPLACER test in order to graduate.
On Tuesday, Oct. 28, Burnsville High School will open the Academic Resource Center (ARC), a designated space for all students to complete homework and get after-school academic help. It is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30-4 p.m. in the Media Center. Teachers and staff members are on hand to assist students with their work.
Winter athletics start as early as Monday, October 27. Online registration, payment and current sports physicals need to be completed before the winter sport begins. If you previously registered for a fall sport this year, you do not need to complete the registration form again.
Good luck to the Blaze Varsity Volleyball team as they head into 3AAA Sections against Bloomington Jefferson tonight, Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. The game will be held at Jefferson High School.
Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for students. Passes will not be accepted.