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News Archive - November 2017

Staff Impact Statements at Sky Oaks


All staff members at Sky Oaks Elementary spent time writing "Impact Statements" at the beginning of this school year. These clear statements of commitment to students, each other & the entire Sky Oaks community are now displayed prominently...

Student-run credit union at BHS earns national, state and local recognition

Nov30th Student employees beginning their shift at Firefly Credit Union

It’s not even one year old, yet the student-run credit union at Burnsville High School has already earned recognition locally, statewide and nationally. From day one, students collaborated with Firefly Credit Union to plan all aspects of the branch...

Categories: Achievement, Community, Student Success

BHS senior receives STEM award from Target group


Burnsville High School senior Fiona Chow is a recipient of the TWIST EPIC Award from Target Corporation's Women in Science & Technology this fall. The award honored 25 young women in the Twin Cities and surrounding areas for their dedication...

Categories: Achievement, Academics, Student Success

Special Guest Day at Pond


Gideon Pond celebrated Special Guest Day on Wednesday, November 22.  Guests were able to participate in a fun activity in classrooms.  PTO held their Book Fair and guests were able to enjoy beverages and treats in the Hospitality Area....

MWS International Night is Dec. 8

Nov27th international night at MWS Logo

Join us at MWS to celebrate and explore our diversity as a community! We will have so much to do and see! WHAT: 4th  ANNUAL MWS INTERNATIONAL NIGHT DATE:  DECEMBER 8 TIME    6 – 8 PM...

Categories: Parents

Winter concerts slated for Dec.11-12, 14 and 19

Nov27th Winter concerts are slated for Dec. 11-12 and 19

The Burnsville High School bands and choirs will perform Dec. 11-12 and Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Mraz Center for the Performing Arts, located at 600 E. Hwy 13.  On Monday, Dec. 11, the Blaze Band and the Wind Ensemble...

Categories: Community

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 from 6 to 8 p.m., 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...

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