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News Archive - December 2016

Donations boost Metcalf’s string orchestra


String instruments worth a total of $10,000 were recently donated to Metcalf Middle School by a group of local music education nonprofit organizations, area businesses, and generous community supporters. Donations also included bows, rosin,...

Categories: Arts, Community

District 191 tax levy will decrease in 2017


The annual operating levy will decline by about 2.4%  in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 next year primarily because debt has been refinanced to lower interest rates. The District 191 Board of Education has taken advantage of...

Categories: Finance

Leadership, character earn BHS student award, scholarship


Samantha HoangLong is a student leader who actively works to improve school and community culture for everyone at Burnsville High School, according to her teacher Katie Burke. Samantha HoangLong and Katie Burke...

Categories: Student Success, Community, Achievement

Partners sought to support BHS Career Expo


Burnsville High School is looking for community partners that can provide careers information to students at the school’s Career Expo, scheduled for Monday, Jan. 30 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. BHS is transforming the learning environment for students by...

Categories: Community

District 191 technology leader earns state recognition


Already recognized for her leadership in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191, Instructional Technology Coordinator Rachel Gorton has now been honored with the Minnesota Technology Leader Award by TIES, an educational technology collaborative...

Categories: Achievement

District 191 hosts robotics tournament, two teams qualify for state


Forty-eight teams from around the state participated in a two-day robotics qualifying tournament of FIRST® Tech Challenge in MN (MN FTC) hosted by Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 in the new activities center at Burnsville High School...

Categories: Student Success, Activities

First BHS students created screenplay from short story, now they’ll perform it


A group of Burnsville High School students in grades 9-12 are creating a screenplay from a short story of a nationally-known author and will be producing a student-directed one-act play from it in January....

Categories: Arts, Academics