Parents of students at Sky Oaks, Vista View, Edward Neill and Gideon Pond elementary schools are invited to attend an upcoming meeting to meet Angie Pohl and Bill Heim, who will become principal and associate principal, respectively at Nicollet Middle School starting with the 2018-19 school year. Parents can attend any of the meetings listed. We can't wait to meet you!
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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:
John Glas, a math teacher at Nicollet Middle School in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191, is one of 37 semifinalists in the 53rd annual Minnesota Teacher of the Year recognition sponsored by Education Minnesota.
From that group, about 10 finalists will be named in late March.
Parents of 5th grade students at Vista View, Gideon Pond, Sky Oaks and Edward Neill Elementary Schools are encouraged to attend a meeting about registration for 6th grade classes at Nicollet Middle School. The meeting will be on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 6 pm at Nicollet Middle School in the cafeteria. Nicollet is located at 400 East 134th Street in Burnsville.
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.
It's that time again! Time to sign up for your student's fall conference, to be held on October 17 and 18. Here's our timeline for signing up:
Elementary school music teachers in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 are hosting the second annual Celebration of Young Musicians Festival at Edward Neill Elementary on Saturday, April 23. The festival is open to students in grades 4 through 6 whether they attend District 191 schools or not.
Attendees will sing four songs together. There will also be classes on drumming and folk dancing.
A few years ago, Patty Herkenhoff was working in retail management and looking for a career change. She started working as an educational assistant in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 and discovered what she really wanted to be: A teacher.
For the third consecutive year, Edward Neill Elementary School in Burnsville is being recognized as a Reward School by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) based on results of the Multiple Measurements Rating (MMR), the state's measurement of school performance.