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Rahn teacher selected for Fulbright grant to study abroad


Rachel Lucius, a music teacher at Rahn Elementary School in Eagan, is among 45 U.S. citizens selected to travel abroad through the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching program in 2016-17 offered by the United States Department of State and the...

Categories: Achievement, Arts

Funding imbalances continue as District 191 looks to set budget


Members of the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education are developing a General Fund budget for the 2016-17 school year which must be finalized by June 30. They’ve indicated they’ll use the budget reserve again to avoid...

Categories: Finance

Two District 191 schools receive state recognition for positive behavior programs


Two schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 have been selected by the Minnesota Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) State Leadership team to be recognized for excellence in using the PBIS program. PBIS is a...

Categories: Achievement

Foundation 191 awards grants to 15 proposals


The Foundation 191 Board of Directors recently announced grant awards for the 2016-17 school year in Burnsville-Eagan- Savage School District 191. Fifteen grants were awarded for a total of $9,175, according to Stephen Fiebiger, foundation president...

Categories: Community, Academics

BHS grads will receive diplomas on June 10


At Burnsville High School, seniors will receive diplomas during the commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 10, in Pates Stadium next to the school at 600 E. Highway 13, Burnsville. Bleachers may be damp, so if you...

Categories: Parents, Student Success, Achievement

BHS seniors' successes highlighted at ceremony


Scholarships and awards were presented to students during the 2016 Senior Honors Recognition Ceremony at Burnsville High School (BHS) on May 16. Local businesses, civic organizations and community members donated a total of $99,500 in...

Categories: Academics, Athletics, Arts, Achievement, Student Success, Community

Tinkham's film "JERRAD" wins Best Documentary, Best Cinematography at EDU


Burnsville High School senior Scott Tinkham's film, "JERRAD," won Best Documentary and Best Cinematography at the EDU Film Festival, the premier Minnesota film event for high school students on May 13 at the ShowPlace ICON Theater in St...

Categories: Achievement, Student Success, Academics

Showcase performances run May 19-21


Showcase is a fully staged and choreographed, all-ages variety show that involves over 100 Burnsville High School students in its production. BHS students engage in the production as stage managers and light, sound and...

Categories: Parents