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After-school programming expands to all District 191 middle schools

Dec14th students work on creating hot chocolate ornaments at Eagle Ridge BYC

Always part of the plan, an expansion of Burnsville Youth Collaborative programming to all three Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 middle schools has happened a little ahead of schedule. A partnership involving District 191, the City of...

Categories: Community

Internships will launch BHS students into corporate workplace

Dec14th Genesis interns Vanessa Kiriago and Steven Chua are gaining an insider view of the workplace and acquiring real-world skills through internship program.

Seven students attend school each morning at Burnsville High School and then head out to work in the corporate world.   They were selected to participate in an internship program of Genesys Works, a not-for-profit organization that enables...

Categories: Academics, Community, Student Success

BHS students put engineering skills to practice developing new Chromebook case

Dec13th

A group of design engineering students at Burnsville High School are working to design a new protective case for the Chromebooks that are issued to all students and staff in District 191’s secondary schools. The idea comes after a school wide...

Categories: Student Success, Academics

District 191 winter break begins Dec. 21

Dec12th winter break slide

Students in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will be on winter break from Thursday, Dec. 21 through Monday, Jan. 1. All schools will be back in session on Tuesday, Jan. 2. During winter break, school buildings will be closed, with the...

Power of thinking on display at 34th annual District 191 chess tournament

Dec11th

A total of 113 competitors, ages 5-18, participated in the annual Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 chess tournament at Metcalf Middle School on Dec. 9. It was the second highest attendance in 34-year history of the tournament,...

Categories: Activities

Students create fashions from newspapers, then share on stage

Dec8th Student models a newspaper runway project on the Mraz Center stage

Stacks of newspapers were transformed into unique designs by Burnsville High School students who shared their creations in a unique runway fashion show on the Mraz Center stage Dec. 7. Students in the Design Studio class, taught by Family and...

Categories: Academics

BHS students assist principal with high-tech project for Byrne Elementary

Dec8th William Byrne Principal Lyle Bomsta conferred recently with BHS students who are working on a special technology project for his school. The students are, from left, Garrett Riedesel, Josh Johnson and Fiona Chow.

When William Byrne STEM Elementary Principal Lyle Bomsta needed technical support for a project at his school, he turned to three Burnsville High School students. Fiona Chow, Josh Johnson and Garrett Riedesel are in the Engineering Design and...

Categories: Academics

BHS senior receives full-ride to Ivy League university

Dec6th Victor Sanchez receives full-ride to Columbia University

Burnsville High School senior Victor Sanchez Villegas has been selected to receive a full four-year scholarship to Columbia University in New York City next year worth over $200,000. The scholarship covers the cost of attendance, including tuition...

Categories: Academics, Achievement, Student Success

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