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Join the Byrne Fun Run fund-raiser now!

Our REACH Fun Run kicked off Sept. 22 with an exciting Pep Rally, and we are thrilled about this year’s program! We’ve asked the Fun Run experts at Boosterthon to power our Fun Run program (which will last about two weeks), making our fundraising simpler, more fun and have more impact. Our Fun Run includes EVERY student in a fun, fitness event while helping our school raise much-needed funds.

This year, our entire school is raising funds for Stem Lab/Maker Space materials & Active Playground Equipment. Our goal is to raise $10,000, and we need YOUR help!

District 191 students are winners of city essay contest

There’s lots to love about Burnsville, according to third-grade students, especially the playgrounds, schools, library and people.

A total of 175 students in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 shared their love for their home town in an essay contest.

As part of “I Love Burnsville” week in June each year, the City of Burnsville invites third-grade students to complete the statement “I Love Burnsville because…..”

Byrne 50th anniversary celebration video

Happy 50th birthday William Byrne STEM Elementary! 

On Friday, May 12we celebrated our 50th year! It was great to see and meet a few of the teachers and students who began here when it was first opened in 1967. Thanks to the students and staff for representing Byrne through our motto REACH, which stands for Respect, Empathy, Achievement, Citizenship, and Hopes & Dreams.  

Byrne Elementary invites alumni, community to 50th celebration

Students and staff members at William Byrne Elementary School in Burnsville are celebrating their school's 50th anniversary with a celebration on Friday, May 12 from 9:45 to 11 a.m. Former students and staff members are invited along with current neighbors and community members.

“We’re celebrating 50 years of serving students,” said current Principal Lyle Bomsta. "We're proud of the school's past and also excited about its future."

A school-wide assembly will take place and there will also be 50-year themed makerspaces.

Byrne Fall Scholastic Book Fair

Reading for pleasure unlocks the power of information and imagination and helps children discover who they are. Here’s what you can do to help children develop stronger reading skills and a love for reading:

• Set the example. Let children see you read.
• Have a collection of books in your home. Update this collection routinely to keep pace with changing tastes and reading skills.
• Support our school’s Book Fair. Allow your children to choose their own books to read.

5th Grade Math Masters Competition

Twelve fifth graders represented William Byrne  at the 2016 Math Masters Competition on Friday, April 22nd in St. Paul.  Will Moe, Gavin Kellen, Audra Johnson, Mallory Thorsen, Jordyn Brekke, Zane Erickson, Alex Christianson, Victor Ekstrand, Aiden Richard, Adam Ansari, Lindsey Siu, and Emilio Hernandez-Cendejas competed individually and as teams with 163 students from other schools in the metro area.  Audra Johnson won an individual medal for placing in the top 10 of all individual competitors.  We are so proud of our team!   

Math Masters

Congratulations to the William Byrne 6th grade Math Masters team!  They competed at Chaska Middle School on March 4th, led by their advisor, Tracey Plante, science specialist at Byrne.

Here are some results:

Zoe Olson--Medal, 3rd place Fact Drill

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