Eagle Ridge Middle School students will be able to pick up their Chromebooks at orientation on Aug. 24 from noon to 8 p.m., as District 191 expands its 1-to-1 personal learning device program to include grades 6-8 as part of Vision One91.
Chromebooks are on their way to middle schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 this summer after the Board of Education approved the purchase that will provide one-to-one personal learning devices for all students in grades 6-8.
Using funding provided by the Vision One91 referendum approved by voters in 2015, the District will purchase 2,100 Chromebooks from Best Buy Education, along with management licenses for all the devices and support in preparing them for student use.
The Foundation 191 Board of Directors recently announced grant awards for the 2017-18 school year in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191.
Orchestra students from six schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will perform in two upcoming concerts at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 22, and Tuesday, May 23, at the Marz Center at Burnsville High School, 600 E. Highway 13.
Current fifth grade students and their families are invited to Family Fun Night at Eagle Ridge Middle School on Thursday, May 11 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Activities for the evening include meeting teachers, building tours, open gym, climbing wall, and dinner. Bring proper clothing attire.
Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, water and pop will be provided for $3 per person. Tickets will be sold at the door. Hope to see you Thursday night!
Six extraordinary volunteers were honored with the 2017 John Coskran Volunteer Awards in a ceremony in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 on May 11.
"We thank these exceptional volunteers for the positive difference they make in our schools, programs and across the district," said Superintendent Joe Gothard. "Their dedication and support is extraordinary as they volunteer their time and talents to prepare our students to be future ready and to make our community strong."
Recipients of the 2017 John Coskran Volunteer Award are:
Nearly 180 middle school teachers in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 received Chromebooks on April 19 as part of Vision One91 and the district’s plan to increase classroom technology. All middle school students will receive the same devices before the start of school next fall.
Parents and students are invited to attend any of these opportunities to meet and hear from Erika Nesvig, who will become principal at Eagle Ridge Middle School before the 2017-18 school year.
Mrs. Nesvig will be discussing her vision as principal and some of the new things happening at Eagle Ridge, including AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination), Blaze Time, Advisory and the roll out of 1-to-1 Chromebooks for students.
Erika Nesvig, currently principal of Harriet Bishop Elementary in Savage, will become principal of Eagle Ridge Middle School in Savage on July 1.