Welcome back/to the Pond family for the 2015-16 school year. Enclosed you will find a lot of information to help prepare you and your student to have the best start possible this fall. Also, we hope to see you at the fall Meet and Greet on Thursday, September 3 for more important connections and information.
Chris Bellmont is the new principal at Gideon Pond Elementary School in Burnsville, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Superintendent Joe Gothard announced recently.
Karra Hartog, food service cook manager at Gideon Pond Elementary in Burnsville, recently testified in front of a U.S. Congressional House briefing on the Farm to School Act of 2015 and met with the office of Rep. John Kline in Washington, D.C.
Author M.A. Larson visited Gideon Pond Elementary on Friday, Feb. 27, talking with students about inspiration, his career, and his debut novel, "Pennyroyal Academy." Larson attended Gideon Pond growing up and graduated from Burnsville High School.
In early October, Gideon Pond Elementary School in Burnsville became one of only 20 schools in the state to be named a “Reward School” for the fourth consecutive year.