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Hidden Valley students try out app that brings the world to their classroom

Mar20th Hidden Valley students experiencing Virtual Reality using Google Expeditions

Students at Hidden Valley Elementary School did some beta testing for a new Google Expeditions app recently. The school was among a selected few asked to try out a new augmented reality mobile application (simply called “the AR app”) that is...

Categories: Academics

‘Mary Poppins The Broadway Musical’ opens April 12


“Mary Poppins The Broadway Musical” opens Thursday, April 12 featuring music, dancing and some surprises at Burnsville High School’s Mraz Center for the Performing Arts, located at 600 E. Highway 13. Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the...

Categories: Parents, Community

BAHS students raise funds for Colobus Conservation

Mar13th Burnsville Alternative High School students collected donations in a number of ways, including by selling Candy Grams for Valentine’s Day.

A fundraiser at Burnsville Alternative High School (BAHS) exceeded its goal and raised $465 for Colobus Conservation Limited, a member of the Pan Africa Sanctuary Alliance. A match from TJ’s Painting brings the grand total to $715. “I am so proud...

Categories: Community

District 191 Bowls for Brainpower Event set for April 12

Mar8th  Bowls for BrainPower is set for Thursday, April 12 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the upper level of Diamondhead Education Center

The eighth annual Bowls for BrainPower is set for Thursday, April 12 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the upper level of Diamondhead Education Center, 200 W. Burnsville Pkwy, in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. This annual fund-raiser...

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District 191 tech director selected as ‘Outstanding Central Office Administrator’


Doug Johnson, the director of technology in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191, has been selected as the 2018 Outstanding Central Office Administrator – Metro Award by the Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA). The annual...

Categories: Achievement

BHS students gain workplace skills in course taught by local business leaders

Mar7th Hanane Kachman, center, of Fairview Health Services, taught a unit on appearances and ambition as part of a Student Workplace Skill certification class at BHS.

Employers commonly say that young people coming out of high school or even college aren’t ready for the workplace. That’s why Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 has joined with the Burnsville Chamber of Commerce, Burnsville Promise and...

Categories: Community

Minnesota Education Fair will showcase 120 colleges and universities from Midwest

Mar2nd College Fair slated for March 20

Burnsville High School will host a Minnesota Education Fair (MEF) for students and their parents on Tuesday, March 20 from 4-6 p.m. in the Activity Center, located at 600 E. Hwy 13. The fair provides students and parents an opportunity to explore...

Categories: Community, Parents

Graduation rates up in District 191


The four-year graduation rates in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 continued to trend upward, rising by more than 1 percent overall from 77.8 percent in 2016 to 79.2 percent in 2017, according to data released by the Minnesota...

Categories: Academics