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News Archive - November 2017

Burnsville High School to host 'Hour of Code' night for K-12 families

Nov22nd family code night graphic

Burnsville High School will be hosting a “Family Hour of Code” night on Dec. 7, as part of the worldwide Computer Science Education Week on Dec. 4-10. This is the first time that BHS will be hosting a family-oriented Hour of Code event. The goal...

Categories: Community, Academics

District 191 educators to be honored as TIES Exceptional Teachers


Mary Casserly-Smith and Paul Connell, both teachers in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191, have been named TIES 2017 Exceptional Teachers and will be honored during the TIES Education Technology Conference in December. They are among...

Categories: Achievement

Eagle Ridge students are top three winners in VFW essay contest

Nov22nd VFW Essay contest winners

Three 8th grade students at Eagle Ridge Middle School earned awards in the Patriot's Pen essay contest sponsored by Burnsville VFW Post 5833 recently. Students in the community in grades 6-8 were invited to submit essays related to the theme of “...

Categories: Student Success, Community

Nicollet & Metcalf Theater presents 'Singin' in the Rain'

Nov21st singin in the rain banner

Join the cast and crew of Nicollet and Metcalf Middle School theaters as they present the classic musical "Singin' in the Rain." Shows are Nov. 29-30 and Dec. 1-2 at 7 p.m. at the Mraz Center for Performing Arts at Burnsville High School....

Categories: Arts

Gifted Magnet information night is Nov. 27

Nov21st violin image

Parents are invited to join us for the first of two Magnet School Information Nigths on Nov. 27 at 6:30 p.m. This is a great opportunity to learn about how Harriet Bishop Elementary meets the needs of all learners. Harriet Bishop Gifted and...

Categories: Academics, Parents

Burnsville running back selected to play in Minnesota Football Showcase

Nov17th Senior running back Tre Thomas selected to play in Minnesota Football Showcase

Burnsville High School senior Tre Thomas, a running back for the Burnsville football team, has been selected to play in the 45th Annual Minnesota Football Showcase on Saturday, Dec. 9 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. “This is a great honor...

Categories: Athletics, Achievement

Students get an inside glimpse of work at Burnsville City Hall


  Students in Burnsville High School teacher Colleen Coleman’s American Government CIS (College in the Schools) class visited Burnsville City Hall on Nov. 8 to enhance their understanding of the role of local government. Elizabeth...

Categories: Academics

Message for Burnsville High School Families regarding Nov. 15 incident


Dear Burnsville High School Families, (Hadii aad Somali ubaahan tahay hoos aqriso) (Para español, leer acontinuación) Today just before 1 p.m., a physical confrontation took place between two small groups of students outside our...