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News Archive - October 2016

Community invited to provide input on state’s education plan


How should Minnesota schools assess student achievement, improve teacher quality, keep schools accountable and ensure that struggling schools improve? These are the questions that the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) will be looking to answer...

Categories: Community

Eagle Ridge Theater presents 'Robin Hood' Nov. 3-5


Come see Eagle Ridge Theater present the classic tale of Robin Hood with a twist. The play runs Nov. 3-5.

Categories: Arts

Byrne Fall Scholastic Book Fair


Reading for pleasure unlocks the power of information and imagination and helps children discover who they are. Here’s what you can do to help children develop stronger reading skills and a love for reading: • Set the example. Let children see...

BHS teacher among winners of appreciation contest


Burnsville High School Language Arts teacher Jen Waller was among nine Minnesota teachers selected as winners in a teacher appreciation contest sponsored by Schuler Shoes and Rockport during Teacher Appreciation Week, Sept. 18-25.  ...

Categories: Achievement, Community

Apply to be an MWS Student Ambassador


Students who are interested in being Student Ambassadors this year at MWS must turn in their applications by Nov. 8. Ambassadors will be announced on Nov. 11. To apply, students should write a paragraph on why they want to be an ambassador for...

MWS Student Council Elections are Nov. 11


Marion W. Savage students will elect new student council members on Friday, Nov. 11. IMPORTANT DATES Nov. 8 -- prepared speeches to class Nov. 11 -- ELECTION DAY AT MWS OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION Elected...

MWS family movie night is Nov. 4


Join us on Friday, Nov. 4 for the MWS Family Movie Night! DATE:  Friday, November 4 TIME:  Doors open at 6:30 PM; Movie Time -- 7 PM LOCATION:  MWS GYM COST: $1 / person or $5 / family OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION...

Three District 191 community members receive city award


Three members from Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 were among the recipients of 2016 Community Builder awards presented by the Burnsville City Council on Oct. 18. The awards have been presented annually since 1998 to recognize...

Categories: Achievement, Student Success, Community