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.
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.
Attention winter sports athletes and parents!
There will be an athlete-parent meeting on Tuesday, October 21, for those students planning on participating on either the girls hockey team, boys hockey team, Nordic ski team, alpine ski team, girls basketball team or Olympic Weightlifting team. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the Mraz Center. Individual sports meetings will follow the all-sport meeting.
Join your fellow zombies for a fun night of socializing and dancing at the first-ever Monster Mash on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 8 p.m. to Midnight! Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Save one dollar by bringing a non-perishable food donation to support BrainPower in a Backpack. Don't forget to wear a costume!
Students at Burnsville High School get a jump start into post-secondary learning by taking college-level courses right at their school.
Check out the Battle of the Bands being sponsored by The Garage in Burnsville on Saturday, October 11. If you are in high school and have a band that you'd like to enter into the competition, submit your band name and information to Anthony Dattilio.