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MSBA to honor District 191 Board member Currier

Jan5th

Dr. DeeDee Currier, who serves on the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education, is receiving the President’s Award from the Minnesota School Boards Association (MSBA) at its annual conference in January. The award is...

Categories: Achievement

BHS senior selected for full ride at Northwestern University

Jan2nd Justin received a full-ride scholarship, valued at $300,000 or more, to attend Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill, in fall 2018.

Senior Justin Jasperse wanted to go to college after graduating from Burnsville High School but he wasn’t sure how that was going to happen. Then he heard about scholarships offered through QuestBridge, which connects the nation's brightest...

Categories: Academics, Achievement, Student Success

BHS grad now at Harvard shares advice with students

Dec21st BHS grad Trang Truong speaks with current students about getting ready for college

Older and wiser after completing his first semester at Harvard University, Trang Truong returned to Burnsville High School to share advice about the college experience with current students in December. The 2017 graduate reports that Burnsville...

Categories: Academics, Student Success, Alumni

Student leadership, service clubs work to strengthen community

Dec20th eagle ridge students purchase toys for Toys for Tots at Target

Students and staff in District have very strong traditions of community service. During this holiday season, groups in many schools have been raising money, collecting supplies or otherwise working to help people in need. Thank you to all these...

Categories: Community

BHS students host community blood drive on Jan. 2

Dec18th

Looking for a New Year's resolution? The Burnsville High School student blood drive team is hosting another opportunity for community members to donate blood. This one is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 2 at Diamondhead Education...

Categories: Community

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

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