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News Archive - May 2017

Foundation 191 awards grants to 20 proposals

May26th Foundation 191 Grant Winners

The Foundation 191 Board of Directors recently announced grant awards for the 2017-18 school year in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. Stephen Fiebiger, president of the not-for-profit foundation, announced that 20 grants, totaling...

Categories: Community, Academics, Activities

Board approves two-year contract with new interim superintendent


Cindy Amoroso will serve as interim superintendent for the next two years following unanimous approval of her new contract by the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District Board of Education on May 25. Amoroso was hired by current Superintendent...

Colleges honor seven outstanding juniors at BHS


Seven high-achieving juniors received Junior Book Awards from prestigious colleges during a ceremony at Burnsville High School on May 25. Colleges present the awards each year across the country to 11th grade students in...

Categories: Achievement, Student Success

Chess teams bring home hardware, including national title


Chess players from Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 came back from the national scholastic chess championships with more than a few trophies, among them a first-place title for the Burnsville High School U1200 team. The team of Chance...

Categories: Student Success, Activities

Spring concerts are slated for May 25 and May 30-June 2


The Burnsville High School choirs, bands and orchestra will hold performances May 25 and May 30-June 2 at 7 p.m. in the school's Mraz Center for the Performing Arts, located at 600 E. Highway 13.   Jazz, FreeStyle and symphonic orchestra...

Categories: Arts

New program prepares BHS students for careers in health care


In the Burnsville High School healthcare lab, life-like mannequins Hazel, Alice and Ed are well taken care of by students in the new Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program. Students use them to learn and practice skills such as dressing,...

Categories: Academics

Reality Fair gives Burnsville High School students a ‘reality check’


In collaboration with Wings Financial Credit Union, Burnsville High School (BHS) students received a reality check through a life simulation event on May 17. When students arrived to the event, they randomly received an occupation and then...

Categories: Academics

Byrne 50th anniversary celebration video


Happy 50th birthday William Byrne STEM Elementary!  On Friday, May 12, we celebrated our 50th year! It was great to see and meet a few of the teachers and students who began here when it was first opened in 1967. Thanks...