All staff members at Sky Oaks Elementary spent time writing "Impact Statements" at the beginning of this school year. These clear statements of commitment to students, each other & the entire Sky Oaks community are now displayed prominently inside the front door so that students, staff & parents are reminded every time they enter the school.
Three 8th grade students at Eagle Ridge Middle School earned awards in the Patriot's Pen essay contest sponsored by Burnsville VFW Post 5833 recently.
Students in the community in grades 6-8 were invited to submit essays related to the theme of “America’s Gift to My Generation.” Members of the Post evaluated the entries and selected three winners, said Bob Hansen, commander of Burnsville VFW Post 5833.
All three winners are students at Eagle Ridge Middle School:
Burnsville High School’s DECA club is planning a blood drive at the school on Nov. 3 during the school day for BHS students and staff.
DECA is a club that prepares students wanting to go into the finance, marketing, hospitality and management fields. BHS is one of many high schools and colleges across the globe that offers DECA to its students.
“Working on the blood drive has taught us how to act and work in the business field,” BHS senior and DECA officer Jake Chudecke said. “In the long run, through our work with local businesses, we are becoming real-world ready.”
Terese Trekell, a kindergarten teacher at Gideon Pond Elementary School in Burnsville, was honored as a Hometown Hero during a Minnesota Vikings football game at U.S. Bank Stadium on Oct. 1.
During each home game, U.S. Bank and the Minnesota Vikings recognize a Minnesotan whose extraordinary actions have made the community a better place.
Several Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 student-led service groups are responding to the overwhelming needs of schools and students affected by Hurricane Harvey early in September.
Yo yo yo! We already have plans to work with BurnsvilleStrong and adopt a school in Houston. First meeting will be 9/12 in E109!
Residents shared their opinions about Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 in a recent survey.
A total of 625 residents (parents and non-parents) were contacted on landlines and cellphones in late May and early June by the Morris Leatherman research company. Morris Leatherman has conducted hundreds of surveys of cities and school districts including in District 191, most recently in 2014.
Results show that the community feels good about the district’s current momentum, according to Peter Leatherman, who reviewed survey results with the Board of Education.
Do you need some new ideas for family meal time? Bring your families favorite meal, dessert or salad to Gideon Pond’s first ever Pot Luck Dinner on Thursday, May 4 from 6-8 p.m. on the GP playground!
This is a FREE night for Pond families! A night to celebrate food, people, and our community. Plus, it’s a great way to wrap up the school year, gather phone numbers for summer playdates and pick up a new recipe or two!
Nominations are now open for the 2017 John Coskran Volunteer Award, presented annually in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. Nominations are due by March 24.
The award honors extraordinary volunteers who give of their time and talents to enhance students’ educational experience and achievement, and/or demonstrate the importance of volunteerism and good citizenship.
On Nov. 10, Neill Elementary 4th and 5th graders put on a musical production of "Lets Eat!" It was a story about how kids are always hungry and always want to eat.
While rehearsing the play, the subject of having enough to eat came up, and the students, under the direction of music specialist Bonnie Tranby, decided to conduct a rood drive to benefit a local food shelf.