You are here

In this section

Latest News

Giving Garden off to great season thanks to volunteers


Thanks to 70 volunteers, the Giving Garden at Burnsville High School had a productive day on April 25. Community members were invited to join students in preparing the garden for the growing season. Volunteers put up a fence, prepped the soil and...

Categories: Community

BHS student pushing pencils, school supplies to Ethiopia


During a trip to Ethiopia, Burnsville High School 10th grade student Egeziharya Yilma noticed that schools and students lacked supplies. So she decided to do something about it and created Project Pencil. After sharing her idea with...

Categories: Community, Student Success

Apply for Foundation 191 grants by May 15


Applications are now open for grants from Foundation 191, a nonprofit organization created to enhance, enrich and expand educational opportunities in our school district. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on May 15. Applications and grant...

Categories: Community

District 191 teachers featured in Ames art exhibit


An exhibit currently at the Ames Center in Burnsville includes work by three art teachers in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. They are among seven local artists featured in the Ames Center Spotlight Showcase through April 28. Artists...

Categories: Arts

Metcalf teacher Sharon Shelerud receives national honor


Sharon Shelerud, a social studies teacher at Metcalf Junior High in Burnsville, is a 2015 recipient of the K-12 Distinguished Teaching Award from the National Council for Geographic Education. The award recognizes and supports excellence in...

Categories: Achievement

Community members invited to help at BHS Giving Garden


Burnsville High School students worked last fall on expanding the school’s Giving Garden. Community members are invited to help Burnsville High School students build and start planting the school’s Giving Garden on...

Categories: Community

BHS junior Scott Tinkham wins NATAS awards


Burnsville High School junior Scott Tinkham won two 2015 NATAS-Upper Midwest Region student video production awards on Sunday, April 12. Winners were announced at a ceremony held at the Radisson Blue Hotel at the Mall of America....

Categories: Arts, Athletics, Student Success

Metcalf chess wins 28th state championship


The Metcalf Junior High chess team in Burnsville won the Minnesota State Junior High Chess Championship on March 28-29. It’s the 28th state chess title in Metcalf’s history, adding to the school’s reputation as one of the most successful...

Categories: Student Success