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Thanks to generous individuals, companies and organizations, Foundation 191 presented more than $106,000 in scholarships to District 191 seniors at this year’s Community Scholarship Awards Ceremony on May 22 at the Burnsville High School Mraz Center.
Burnsville Fire Chief B.J. Jungmann is working directly with students who are learning CPR in the new Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) class taught by Dr. Anne (Werner) Dempsey at Burnsville High School. Students are working in pairs to use dummies to practice their skills and Jungmann and Dempsey move from group to group providing instruction and feedback.
For the third time in three years, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 has been awarded a Local Government Innovation Award (LGIA) by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, this time for the creation of career pathways for all students at Burnsville High School.
The school was among five recipients in the school category of the 12th annual awards.
Schools, cities, townships, counties and Native nations can apply for the award each year. A panel of judges consider submissions for their creativity, sustainability and collaboration.
Three members of the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 community are now recipients of “Community Builder” awards from the city of Burnsville.
Olivia Brammer, a 2018 graduate of Burnsville High School (BHS), and Deb and Tom Shepley, long-time parent volunteers, received their awards at the Burnsville City Council meeting on Oct. 3.
Local businesses opened their doors to teachers from Burnsville High School this summer for an externship pilot project that connects classrooms to workplaces.
This was a chance for teachers to spend time in local businesses and learn through direct experience about trends, skills requirements and the wide array of job opportunities in local industries.
Marcellus Dees, a student in the Burnsville High School Class of 2018, was recently honored for completing a six-month Rites of Passage Program (ROP) sponsored annually by the Minneapolis Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc.
Students at Rahn Elementary School of Arts and Technology in Eagan found their school invaded by Vikings on May 30. Thankfully, these Vikings were there to hand out backpacks with books and spend some time playing games with students both in classrooms and the gym.
A fundraiser at Burnsville Alternative High School (BAHS) exceeded its goal and raised $465 for Colobus Conservation Limited, a member of the Pan Africa Sanctuary Alliance. A match from TJ’s Painting brings the grand total to $715.
“I am so proud of the students’ dedication to this process,” said science teacher Angela Engelhardt. “Students were involved every step of the way, and took their leadership skills and used them to create a global impact.”