Parents are invited to learn about teen drug and alcohol abuse at “A Night to Know the Truth” on Thursday, Feb. 19 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Nicollet Junior High, 400 E. 134th St., Burnsville.
When Amy Stead selected a play called "The Track Home" for junior high students to perform this fall, she had no idea it was written by a former student in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191.
A group of teachers and administrators from Twin Cities Metro area schools visited Nicollet Junior High in Burnsville to learn about how the school has implemented its Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program on Oct. 23. The event was one of only a handful of AVID “showcases” in the Midwest this year, designed to provide an opportunity for educators to see an AVID implementation, share best practices, and learn more about AVID in a hands-on manner.
There are numerous opportunities for junior high students to participate in winter sports, including at Nicollet and as part of teams at Burnsville High School.
Metcalf and Nicollet Juniot High theater students will present "The Track Home," a play by Kari Catton. Performances will be Nov. 13-15 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 15 at 3 p.m.