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Burnsville Area Learning Center

The Burnsville Area Learning Center (BALC) is a collection of programs throughout Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 that provide addition support to meet the needs of all learners. These services are delivered primarily through extended day and extended year programs. For more information about these programs, use the links below.

Credit Recovery (Grades 9 -12)

 

Summer 2018 Elementary Extended Year Programs 

Grades 2-4 Summer Programs

It’s time to register for Burnsville Area Learning Center’s Summer Programs.  Programs are for current District 191 students in need of reading, writing, or math development.  Participation in the program is voluntary, free-of-charge, and includes breakfast and lunch.  Talk to your student's teacher about eligibility and to obtain a registration form. 

 

The registration deadline is Friday, April 20, 2018

 

Who:  Students who were enrolled in grades 2-4 during the 2017-18 school year and identified by a teacher

Where:

  • Sky Oaks (all elementary students)

Dates:  Mondays-Thursdays, July 9-26; Monday-Tuesday, July 30-31​        

Daily time:  8:00 am – 12:45 pm

Programs include:

  • Students will receive instruction and practice in Reading, Writing & Math

  • Breakfast and lunch daily

Register:  

  • Registration forms are available in the school office.  Once the form is complete, return it to the office.

  • Registration deadline is April 20th; forms received after that date may not be enrolled in Summer Program

Transportation:  

  • Busing will be provided based on district eligibility policy.  Walking distances apply to summer program sites.  Bus stops and schedules will not be the same as the school year.

Registration Confirmation:  

  • Due to limited space, students may be put on a waitlist, so families are encouraged to complete registration as soon as possible.

  • Students will receive a confirmation letter one week before classes begin with busing information.

  • Students will receive a phone call from their Summer teacher one week before classes begin to welcome them to class, provide details about the first day, and answer any questions.

Questions:  

If you have questions regarding K-5th grade Summer Program, please talk to your child’s teacher.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 
 

BALC Middle School Extended Year Programs

6th - 8th Grade Summer Programs

It’s time to register for Burnsville Area Learning Center’s Summer Programs.  Programs are for current District 191 students in need of reading, writing, or math development.  Participation in the program is voluntary, free-of-charge, and includes breakfast and lunch.  Talk to your student's teacher or guidance counselor about eligibility and to obtain a registration form. 

 

The registration deadline is April 20, 2018

 

 

Who:  Students at Metcalf, Nicollet & Eagle Ridge who were enrolled in 6th-8th grade during the 2017-18 school year and were identified by a teacher

 

Where:  Nicollet Middle Schools (all middle school students)

 

Dates:  Monday-Thursday, July 9-27, Monday-Tuesday, July 30-31​        

 

Daily time:  7:45 am – 12:30 pm

 

Programs include:

  • Students will rotate through two classes per day: Reading and Math

  • Breakfast and lunch daily

 

Register:  

  • Registration forms are available in the Guidance Office.  Once the form is complete, return it to the Guidance Office.

  • Registration deadline is April 20th; forms received after that date may not be enrolled in 6th-8th grade Summer Program

 

Transportation:  

  • Busing will be provided based on district eligibility policy.  Walking distances apply to Eagle Ridge and Nicollet students.  Bus stops and schedules will not be the same as the school year.

 

Registration Confirmation:  

  • Due to limited space, students may be put on a waitlist, so families are encouraged to complete registration as soon as possible.  

  • Students will receive a confirmation letter one week before classes begin with busing information.

  • Students will receive a phone call from their Summer teacher one week before classes begin to welcome them to class, provide details about the first day, and answer any questions.

 

Questions:  If you have questions regarding the 6th-8th grade Summer Program, please contact the Guidance Office.

 
 

 


Middle School Extended Day (during the school year)

Extended Day programs are available at all middle schools, and students can enroll by talking to their guidance counselor.  This free program runs immediately after school until 4:30 p.m.  Students that live in their school's attendance area can use the activity bus to get home.

Extended Day programs offer engaging activities that promote reading, writing, math and social skill development.  Students will have opportunities to get help with completing school work, improving skills in reading and math, and participating in enrichment activities.  Enrichment activities can also contribute to a student engagement in school and learning, which improves student's school success.

Activity buses are available for students living in the school’s attendance area. Please contact your guidance counselor to register.

 

 

 

Credit Recovery

For students in grades 10 through 12 in need of credit recovery.

The BES ALC Extended Day program is offered through a computer online format. There will be two sessions during the school year. Students can sign up for a maximum of two (2) courses per session. The online class must be completed during the enrolled session. All students are required to take a pre-assessment on the first day of the session. Teachers will be available for assistance Monday through Thursday from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Students are required to meet with their teachers at least 10 times during the session.

Please contact your student's guidance counselor or advisor for an application.