In his fourth consecutive year qualifying for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Spelling Bee, Chance Persons won the championship on Dec. 14 after 21 rounds that included more than 200 words.
Students in a pre-engineering class at Metcalf Junior High in Burnsville faced a challenge: create a complicated contraption that runs for at least one minute and includes six simple machines.
Learn about new middle schools being developed in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 during three upcoming information sessions.
The annual chess tournament in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will take place Saturday, Dec. 19, at Metcalf Junior High School, 2250 Diffley Road.
The event is open to children, kindergarten through grade 12. Registration is 8:20 to 8:40 a.m. and the tournament wraps up around 3:30 p.m. The entry fee is $18 (make out checks to Metcalf Chess Club).
Nearly 50 years ago — 35 years before Zander Gorton was born — Metcalf Junior High School began its annual all-school chess tournament.
Every year since Metcalf Junior High in Burnsville opened 50 years ago, there has been an all-school chess championship to determine the school champion. This event also serves as team tryouts for students attempting to qualify for the school’s trophy-winning traveling team. This year’s event will take place Nov. 17, 19 and 20.
Theater students from Nicollet and Metcalf junior highs present 'Chasing Charming' Nov. 19-21. All shows are at Eagle Ridge Junior High, 13955 Glendale Road in Savage.
On Tuesday, Sept. 1, Metcalf teachers will be riding a bus to two nearby parks to visit with students and families. Free FREEZE POPS will be served and samples of school supplies will be handed out. Lawn games will be available for all to play. Please come out to join us ... just look for the school bus!!
Current and past Metcalf Junior High staff members will be marching in the 2015 Burnsville Fire Muster Parade at 11 a.m. on Sept. 12. This is open to any current or former staff member and we hope to have a major turnout as we start celebrating our 50th year serving students and families in District 191.
Math teacher Ross Benson started the Metcalf Junior High fishing club in 2010 with some simple benefits in mind for students: meet friends, learn about fishing, learn about water ecology, and to fish. The simple approach has reeled in plenty of participants.