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News Archive - December 2017

Kindergarten tours scheduled at Sioux Trail

Dec13th kindergarten student writing

Parents of future kindergarteners are invited to attend one of two tours at Sioux Trail Elementary School in January.  Parents will have an opportunity to walk around the building with Principal Shannon McParland. She will...

Categories: Parents

BHS students put engineering skills to practice developing new Chromebook case

Dec13th

A group of design engineering students at Burnsville High School are working to design a new protective case for the Chromebooks that are issued to all students and staff in District 191’s secondary schools. The idea comes after a school wide...

Categories: Student Success, Academics

District 191 winter break begins Dec. 21

Dec12th winter break slide

Students in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will be on winter break from Thursday, Dec. 21 through Monday, Jan. 1. All schools will be back in session on Tuesday, Jan. 2. During winter break, school buildings will be closed, with the...

Power of thinking on display at 34th annual District 191 chess tournament

Dec11th

A total of 113 competitors, ages 5-18, participated in the annual Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 chess tournament at Metcalf Middle School on Dec. 9. It was the second highest attendance in 34-year history of the tournament,...

Categories: Activities

Students create fashions from newspapers, then share on stage

Dec8th Student models a newspaper runway project on the Mraz Center stage

Stacks of newspapers were transformed into unique designs by Burnsville High School students who shared their creations in a unique runway fashion show on the Mraz Center stage Dec. 7. Students in the Design Studio class, taught by Family and...

Categories: Academics

BHS students assist principal with high-tech project for Byrne Elementary

Dec8th William Byrne Principal Lyle Bomsta conferred recently with BHS students who are working on a special technology project for his school. The students are, from left, Garrett Riedesel, Josh Johnson and Fiona Chow.

When William Byrne STEM Elementary Principal Lyle Bomsta needed technical support for a project at his school, he turned to three Burnsville High School students. Fiona Chow, Josh Johnson and Garrett Riedesel are in the Engineering Design and...

Categories: Academics

Kindergarten tours scheduled at Rahn Elementary

Dec6th kindergarten student image

Parents of future kindergarten students are invited to attend one of our specialized tours scheduled in the coming months. The tours are a great way to see kindergarten classrooms in action, meet school staff, and learn more about Rahn Elementary...

Categories: Parents

BHS senior receives full-ride to Ivy League university

Dec6th Victor Sanchez receives full-ride to Columbia University

Burnsville High School senior Victor Sanchez Villegas has been selected to receive a full four-year scholarship to Columbia University in New York City next year worth over $200,000. The scholarship covers the cost of attendance, including tuition...

Categories: Academics, Achievement, Student Success

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