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News Archive - March 2017

Nicollet spring 2017 testing schedule


Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA) Reading Test Schedule: 8th graders will take the MCA Reading Test on April 5th and 6th. 7th and 6th graders will take the MCA Reading Test on April 12th and 13th. MCA Math Test...

District names Stephanie White to lead special education


Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Superintendent Joe Gothard announced this week that Stephanie White be the district’s director of Individualized Student Services, which includes special education services and health services for students...

Ken Essay named next principal at Harriet Bishop Elementary


Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Superintendent Joe Gothard named Ken Essay as the next principal of Harriet Bishop Elementary School, and that recommendation was approved by the Board of Education at its March 23 meeting.   Essay...

DECA students succeed at state, six move on to nationals


Thirty-one Burnsville High School students competed at the 2017 Minnesota DECA State Career Development Conference (SCDC) on March 19-21 at the Minneapolis Hyatt Regency. This year's theme for the SCDC was "Own Your Future...

Categories: Academics, Achievement, Student Success

Agatha Christie's "Mousetrap" slated to open April 6


Based on Agatha Christie's short story, "Mousetrap" will come to life through performances of the murder mystery on the Burnsville High School stage April 6-8. A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm, one of...

Categories: Arts, Community

MWS Spring 2017 Testing Calendar


MWS Testing Calendar Spring 2017   4/10-4/14 3rd Grade Reading 9:30-11:00 or 12:30-2:00 4/10-4/14 4th Grade Reading 9:30-11:00 or 2:00-3:30 4/17-4/21 3rd Grade Math 9:30-11:00 or 12:30-2:00 4/17-4/21 5th Grade Reading 10...

Burnsville High School junior receives national recognition for computing


Burnsville High School junior Fiona Chow received the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) and earned recognition at the national level. Fiona was selected to receive this award based on her demonstrated interest and achievement in...

Categories: Academics, Student Success

Harriet Bishop student qualifies for state geography bee


Selena Thach, a fifth grade student at Harriet Bishop Elementary School in Savage, has qualified to compete at the state level of the National Geographic Bee. Selena won the school competition earlier this year and then completed a qualifying...

Categories: Student Success