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Preschool teacher receives award for inclusive education practices


Lori Haggerty was pleasantly surprised to find when hired as a preschool teacher nearly 20 years ago in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 that inclusion was already taking place in the district and that her students would include those...

Categories: Achievement

District 191 voters approve two funding requests for Vision One91


Voters approved two school funding requests on Feb. 24 in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 with 4,793 ballots cast. According to unofficial results, Question 1 (called "Buildings for Learning") received 3,014 "yes" votes (63...

Categories: Referendum, Vision One91

Gustafson memorial basketball game will raise funds for scholarships


Students and staff at Metcalf Junior High School will honor a former teacher with a special public event that will also raise funds for scholarships. Renae Gustafson The eighth annual Renae Gustafson...

Categories: Community

District 191 elementary art exhibit continues through April 5 at Burnsville’s Ames Center


A Children’s Art Festival featuring over 100 selected pieces of artwork by students in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will be on display from Feb. 26 to April 5, in the gallery of the Ames Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave., in Burnsville....

Categories: Arts, Student Success

"Of Mice and Men" opens Thursday, Feb. 26; senior preview canceled


Of Mice and Men opens Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. and runs through March 1. Please note that there will be no senior preview for the final rehearsal on Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 3:30 p.m. However, admission for senior citizens is free for the...

Categories: Arts, Community

Self-direction leads to engaged learners in Genius Hour project


A lot of study and a little trial period led to an opportunity for 4th graders to pursue their individual genius in Jon Abrahamson’s class at Vista View Elementary in Burnsville. Fourth grader Miguel Nunez studies tornadoes...

Three District 191 students head to regional spelling bee


Aradhana Menon, an eighth grader at Nicollet Junior High in Burnsville, along with seventh grader Chance Persons of Metcalf Junior High in Burnsville, and sixth grader Joshua Holden of Marion W. Savage Elementary in Savage, have all qualified to...

Categories: Student Success

Metcalf teams win awards at engineering competition


Two teams of Metcalf Junior High students brought home awards from the Fluid Power Challenge at the University of Minnesota in January. Metcalf Junior High eighth grader Wesley Ho adjusts his teams robotic arm during the...

Categories: Student Success