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News Archive - April 2017

Six volunteers selected to receive 2017 Coskran Award


Six extraordinary volunteers were honored with the 2017 John Coskran Volunteer Awards in a ceremony in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 on May 11. "We thank these exceptional volunteers for the positive difference they make in our...

Categories: Community, Achievement

Thirty-two employees are retiring in District 191


Thirty-two employees, who have contributed a grand total of 724 years of service to Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191, have already retired during the current school year or will retire in June.   "Many thanks to these...

BHS senior awarded full-tuition college scholarship


Samantha HoangLong, a senior at Burnsville High School, has been selected as the 2017 ThreeSixty Scholar and will receive a full-tuition, four-year scholarship to study communication and journalism at the University of St. Thomas starting this fall...

Categories: Academics, Arts, Student Success, Achievement

Pot luck dinner set for May 4


Do you need some new ideas for family meal time? Bring your families favorite meal, dessert or salad to Gideon Pond’s first ever Pot Luck Dinner on Thursday, May 4 from 6-8 p.m. on the GP playground! This is a FREE night for Pond families! A...

Categories: Parents

Teachers receive Chromebooks as District 191 middle schools prepare for 1-to-1


Nearly 180 middle school teachers in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 received Chromebooks on April 19 as part of Vision One91 and the district’s plan to increase classroom technology. All middle school students will receive the same...

Categories: Vision One91, Academics

Hairspray the Broadway musical opens May 11


May 20 performance is sold out. Hairspray the Broadway musical opens Thursday, May 11 at Burnsville High School in the Mraz Center for the Performing Arts, located at 600 E. Hwy 13.  It’s 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, and quirky, plus-...

Categories: Arts, Community

Spring break trip to Ecuador immerses students in native culture and service learning


Eighteen Burnsville High School students, teachers Allison Millea and Paul McDevitt and Youth Service Coordinator Brianna Ostoff embarked on the school’s first-ever Global Service Adventure to Ecuador during spring break...

Categories: Community

Career Center will celebrate Decision Day on Monday, May 1


All seniors are invited to attend the Career Center's celebration of Decision Day on Monday, May 1. Whether students plan on attending college or vocational school, joining the military, setting off to work, participating in...

Categories: Parents