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Reception set for two departing members of the District 191 Board of Education

A public reception will take place Thursday, Dec. 1, for two long-time members who are leaving the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education.

Both Ron Hill, first elected in 1999, and Sandy Mackall, first elected in 2008, did not run for re-election in November so their terms are expiring.

The reception will be from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Campus Cup Café at Diamondhead Education Center, upper level, 200 W. Burnsville Parkway. Cake and punch will be served.

District 191 school board candidates’ forum will be Oct. 10

Candidates for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education have been invited to participate in a forum at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10, in the Burnsville Room, upper level, Diamondhead Education Center, 200 W. Burnsville Parkway.

Watch live on Channel 18 or online at www.burnsville.tv/live.

At the forum, candidates will introduce themselves and answer questions from the audience.

The four candidates for three four-year terms on the board of education are:

Four candidates file for District 191 School Board

Four candidates have filed for three four-year terms on the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education. The filing period closed at 5 p.m. on Aug. 16.

They are (in the order they filed):

  • DeeDee Currier, 12501 Nicollet Ave., Unit 408, Burnsville
  • Scott Hume, 804 E. 134th St., Burnsville
  • Darcy Schatz, 1862 Gold Trail, Eagan
  • Eric Miller, 14574 Princeton Ave., Savage. 

There is no primary election. All candidates will be on the ballot for Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 8.  

District 191 Board of Education receives award

Members of the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education were recognized at the Minnesota School Boards Association (MSBA) Leadership Conference Jan. 14 for earning the District Award of Distinction.

Only six districts in the state qualified for the award this year. To qualify, a district must have a majority of board members who received at least 100 hours of board training.

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