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First BHS students created screenplay from short story, now they’ll perform it


A group of Burnsville High School students in grades 9-12 are creating a screenplay from a short story of a nationally-known author and will be producing a student-directed one-act play from it in January....

Categories: Arts, Academics

District 191 winter break begins Dec. 22


Students in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will be on winter break from Thursday, Dec. 22 through Monday, Jan. 2. All schools will be back in session on Tuesday, Jan. 3. During winter break, school buildings will be closed with the...

Teams from Metcalf, Harriet Bishop are champions in District 191 tourney


The team from Harriet Bishop Elementary again took the elementary championship title in the annual Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 chess tournament on Dec. 10 at Metcalf Middle School. Jessica Perry and Don Picard coach the team....

Categories: Achievement, Student Success

Families, community members invited to 'Discover Diamondhead' on Jan. 19


A grand re-opening celebration and information fair will be held for Diamondhead Education Center on Thursday, Jan. 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. Perfect for parents, families and community members of all ages, the event will include: Join in a class...

Categories: Community, Parents

Staff members among Readers’ Choice Award winners


Two staff members in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 are among winners in the annual Readers’ Choice Survey of Sun ThisWeek and the Dakota County Tribune newspapers.      ...

Categories: Achievement

Eagle Ridge student is new district spelling champ


Yana Khetiya practiced an hour a day for a couple of weeks to prepare for the 33rd annual Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Spelling Bee on Dec. 5. It paid off! The Eagle Ridge Middle School eighth grader emerged as the champion from...

Categories: Academics, Student Success

Sioux Trail earns innovation award for focus on cultural proficiency


For its work to become a culturally proficient school, Sioux Trail Elementary School in Burnsville has been named a top award winner in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs’ Local Government Innovation Awards (LGIA). Watch...

Categories: Achievement, Vision One91

Parents must keep contact info up-to-date to receive emergency notices


When severe weather or another emergency affects the school day, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 does everything it can to let parents know what’s happening.   Here’s how: Alerts are posted on the District 191 website at...

Categories: Parents