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News Archive - February 2017

Presentation will address suicide prevention, mental health stigma


Staff members, parents and community members are invited to a presentation about mental health on March 7. Shannon Bailey, mental health coordinator for Dakota County Public Health Department, will present on two topics that evening. The first, “...

Categories: Community, Parents

BHS students are finalists in Prudential Spirit of Community Award program


Olivia Brammer and Egeziharya Yilma were selected to be among six Distinguished Finalists from Minnesota for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. This is the highest honor for volunteering that any Burnsville High School student has attained...

Categories: Community, Achievement

'Class Acts' looks to go viral to raise funds for scholarships


Nearly 150 employees in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 are involved in the upcoming 29th annual Class Acts comedy variety show to raise money for scholarships for graduating students.This year’s show, dubbed “#ClassActs” will be...

Categories: Community

Harriet Bishop book fair starts Feb. 23


Come to the Scholastic Happy Camper Book Fair in the main lobby of Harriet Bishop Thursday, February 23 3:00pm-8:00pm Tuesday, February 28 8:00am-8:00pm Check out the homepage for more details and ordering online if you are unable to...

Erika Nesvig named next principal at Eagle Ridge Middle School


Erika Nesvig, currently principal of Harriet Bishop Elementary in Savage, will become principal of Eagle Ridge Middle School in Savage on July 1. Erika Nesvig ​Don Leake The announcement was made...

Metcalf chess sweeps state grade level championships


The Metcalf Middle School chess team continued its long tradition of excellence at state competitions, setting the bar even higher by sweeping team and individual honors at the Statewide Grade Level Championships held Feb. 11 at the school....

Categories: Activities, Student Success

MWS Happy Camper Book Fair starts Feb. 22


The Happy Camper Book Fair is here!  S'mores books for all! Classroom Previews Wednesday, February 22 Thursday, February 23 OPEN HOURS Feb. 22, 23, 24     8:30 - 9:30 AM Feb. 22, 24        ...

Nominations open for District 191 John Coskran Volunteer Award


Nominations are now open for the 2017 John Coskran Volunteer Award, presented annually in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. Nominations are due by March 24. The award honors extraordinary volunteers who give of their time and talents...

Categories: Community, Parents