The real world. Out there. Where you are expected to make money and care for yourself. Are you ready for the real world?
The Burnsville Olympic Weightlifting team placed first at the Northfield meet on Saturday, Jan. 17. Michael Schiller set a new Minnesota state record (247 total kilograms or 543 pounds) in the varsity 77kg weight class by lifting 107kg (235 pounds) on the snatch and 140kg (308 pounds) on the clean and jerk. Here are the results of the meet:
Sixty Burnsville High School students who are members of DECA recently competed in the District 2 Conference with their written projects, presentations and role-plays.
Twenty-nine of the students have qualified for the State DECA Conference in March with nearly 20 of them placing in the top third in their section event and receiving trophies. Many of the students qualified in multiple events.
There will be an ASVAB representative here on Tuesday, Jan. 27 to discuss test results with students who took the ASVAB test on Oct. 31 at both the BHS main and senior campuses. This is a required meeting and will take place from 1-2 p.m. in the Upper Media Labs at the main campus. An announcement will be made the day of the meeting for students to report.
The South Suburban Conference One Act Festival is January 17 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m at Burnsville High School. This event is free to the public.
Each year the Minnesota State High School League hosts a competition for One Act plays. Each submitting entry to the competition features up to eight players in a 30-minute act, with supporting help from student technicians.
Congratulations to Vivian Hett, a former Blaze skier who was recently named the to the Nordic Junior World Championship team. She will compete in the FIS Nordic Junior World Ski Championships Jan. 28 to Feb. 8.
Currently, Hett is attending Northern Michigan University and is in her first year of college skiing.
Burnsville High School's premiere talent contest, "Burnsville's Got Talent," is Thursday, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. in the Mraz Center.
Students will sing, dance, move and groove as they show off their unique talents! There will be many prizes, along with a chance to win $100!
Come out and cheer on your fellow classmates as they bravely take the stage and showcase their talents.
The Blaze Girls Basketball program is offering two great deals for students!
On Friday, Dec. 19, admission to the JV/Varsity game is $2 when students bring one non-perishable food item to donate to a local food shelf.
Additionally, on Monday, Dec. 22, the girls basketball team will be playing at home, and all students wearing an Ugly Sweater will get in for free! There will also be an Ugly Sweater contest at halftime.
Teachers and students throughout Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 are taking extra time the week of Dec. 8-12 to focus on creating computer code as part of a global movement that will involve millions of students in more than 180 countries.