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Vista View students’ artwork will adorn Beargrease trail mail envelopes

Jan24th A collage of artwork created by Vista View second garders

To honor the race’s namesake, who delivered mail along the North Shore of Lake Superior for more than 20 years in the late 1800s, the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon has a tradition of mushers carrying mail with them along the course from Two...

Categories: Arts

BHS junior elected as Youth in Government presiding officer

Jan22nd Burnsville High School junior Alyse Dees

Burnsville High School junior Alyse Dees has always had an interest in government and how it works, so joining Youth in Government (YIG) was an easy decision for her. That interest turned into leadership at the Minnesota YIG Model Assembly in...

Categories: Student Success, Achievement

Eighth-grader earns kudos for peace poster

Jan22nd Hailey Erickson and her peace poster

A poster about peace created by Hailey Erickson, an eighth-grader at Metcalf Middle School, is getting attention. First, Hailey’s poster won the District 5 Lions Club Peace Poster contest. Then it won the regional multiple-district contest (which...

Categories: Arts, Student Success

Nominations open for One91 Community of Excellence Awards

Jan16th 2017 Community of Excellence Award Winners

Nominations are now open for the 2018 One91 Community of Excellence Awards to honor employees in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. The purpose of the awards is to recognize the extraordinary contributions of One91 staff members who are...

Categories: Achievement, Community

From fan to scholarship winner to participant, teacher’s ties to Class Acts are deep

Jan16th meghan jermeland

In one way or another, Meghan Jermeland has been part of Class Acts since it began 30 years ago in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. She grew up with it and has continued her commitment to the annual teacher comedy variety show, which...

Categories: Alumni, Arts, Community

District 191 Board elects officers for 2018


Members of the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education unanimously elected officers to one-year terms as part of their annual organizational meeting on Jan. 11. Board member Jim Schmid was elected as chairperson while...

‘Music Man’ draws top marks from Hennepin Theatre Trust program

Jan11th BHS theater students work with a professional from the Hennepin Theatre Trust

Many audience members called Burnsville High School Theatre Guild’s fall production of “The Music Man” outstanding, but it was also the official rating of the show according to Hennepin Theatre Trust’s Spotlight Education program. Spotlight...

Categories: Student Success, Arts

Burnsville High School junior aces the ACT in first attempt

Jan11th Burnsville High School junior Will Trussell received a perfect score of 36 on the ACT exam.

Burnsville High School junior Will Trussell has earned quite the distinction for himself. He received a perfect score of 36 on the ACT exam, an accomplishment that less than 0.1 percent of students nationwide obtain. The ACT is a curriculum-based...

Categories: Academics, Achievement, Student Success