Sophomore Hanna Holmstrom received the Bronze Medal award at the International Sustainable World Energy, Engineering, and Environment Project Olympiad (ISWEEEP) on May 6 in Houston. She competed against students from across 62 countries.
Burnsville High School science teacher Jenny Hugstad-Vaa recently received two recognitions for mentoring students and teaching STEM education.
She received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Minnesota Academy of Science during the Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) in Minneapolis in March and also one from the Twin Cities Minnesota Regional Science and Engineering Fair at the University of Minnesota in February.
Burnsville High School sophomores Fiona Chow and Nick Schatz competed in the Minnesota Academy of Science (MAS) STEM Communicator competition and received an Honorable Mention STEM Communicator Award for their science projects.
Students and staff members conducted another successful all-school trip to the McColl Pond Environmental Learning Center in Savage on May 20. Thank you to all the staff members & student volunteers who made this such a great learning event for all our students!
Peg Challgren and her Eagle Ridge Junior High 8th grade honors science students explored Crystal Cave in Spring Valley, Wis., on April 29. The trip was the culmination of the 8th grade geology unit and it included gem panning and a cave tour.
Burnsville High School sophomores Fiona Chow, Kaylee Martynow and Robbie Wedan attended the ISWEEEP (International Sustainable World Energy Engineering Environment Project Olympiad) competition in Houston recently.
A total of 385 projects from 62 countries qualified to compete in this prestigious event.
Superintendent Joe Gothard gives a brief update on the progress being made at the northeast corner of Burnsville High School, where a two-story, nine-classroom addition is under construction.
Burnsville High School juniors Maedin Abegaz and Emily Carlson have been named Scholars of Distinction by the Minnesota Department of Education. They were among 48 students statewide to receive this prestigious award at the Scholars of Distinction award program on May 16.
A team of Burnsville High School (BHS) physics students took first place in the milk carton boat race at the 2015 Physics Day at Valleyfair in Shakopee on May 19.
Once again, Burnsville High School students have been selected to attend both the International Sustainable World Energy, Engineering, Environment Project Olympiad (ISWEEP) and the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) after presenting their research at the Twin Cities Regional Science Fair.