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District 191 students are winners of city essay contest

There’s lots to love about Burnsville, according to third-grade students, especially the playgrounds, schools, library and people.

A total of 175 students in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 shared their love for their home town in an essay contest.

As part of “I Love Burnsville” week in June each year, the City of Burnsville invites third-grade students to complete the statement “I Love Burnsville because…..”

Pot luck dinner set for May 4

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!

Kindergarten Orientation is Jan. 24

Do you have a student who will enter kindergarten in the fall of 2017? Join us for Kindergarten Orientation on Tuesday, Jan. 24 from 6:30-8 p.m.

This is a great opportunity to meet teachers, visit classrooms, tour the school and learn about kindergarten at Gideon Pond Elementary. If you haven't already, you can also enroll your child now so we'll be sure to have resources in place when they arrive next fall.

Gideon Pond is seeking tutors

Would you love to help children grow their reading or math skills and succeed in school? If your answer is yes, you can be trained to serve as a tutor with Minnesota Reading Corps or Minnesota Math Corps at Gideon Pond Elementary.  Whether you want to explore a career in education, re-enter the workforce, or give back to your community, you can be a child’s hero as a tutor.

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