Kathy Wittnebel, the licensed school nurse at Nicollet Middle School in Burnsville, is one of five finalists for the 2017 Minnesota March of Dimes Nurse of the Year in the Community Health Nursing category. More than 400 nurses across the state were nominated for the honor.
Nicollet Middle School students will be able to pick up their Chromebooks at orientation on Aug. 22 from 2-7 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.
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.
Nicollet and Metcalf Middle School theater students are proud to present the classic American musical "Guys and Dolls."
Performances are March 15-18 at 7 p.m in the Mraz Center for Performing Arts at Burnsville High School, 600 E. Highway 13. All seats are $5. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the show.
Performed with permission from Music Theatre International, NYC
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.
Quiz Bowl teams are new this year at the three middle schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 and recently teams from Metcalf and Nicollet middle schools competed at the EMERALD (Edgewood Middle Entirely Raucous Academic Learning Decathlon) tournament hosted by Edgewood Middle School in Mounds View.
“We had an excellent showing and I'm exceptionally proud of our participants,” said Coach Les Moffitt. “I love watching our students compete against and defeat other schools!”