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News Archive - May 2018

Senior Carnival slated for Friday, May 25


Burnsville High School is hosting a senior carnival on Friday, May 25 for all seniors. This senior-only event is free and will be held during school hours in Bob Pates Stadium.  The event is themed "Sparky's 18th Birthday Party" and...

Categories: Parents, Activities

How parents can support their child’s summer reading


Summer checklist: ride bike, jump rope, play ball, and READ! It’s important that students spend time reading during June, July and August. “During the school year, it’s so much fun to see our students’ love for reading,” said Katie Salmela,...

Categories: Academics

Colleges honor seven outstanding juniors at BHS


Seven high-achieving juniors will receive Junior Book Awards from prestigious colleges during a ceremony at Burnsville High School on May 24. Colleges present the awards each year across the country to 11th grade students in recognition of their...

Categories: Achievement, Student Success

District 191 graduates will receive diplomas in three ceremonies

May16th graduates toss their hats at commencement 2017

Commencement ceremonies will take place in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 with graduates receiving diplomas at three locations in June. Commencement for students in the BEST transition program will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at...

Categories: Academics, Student Success

Nicollet, Eagle Ridge teams compete at Quiz Bowl nationals

May16th The Nicollet and Eagle Ridge Quiz Bowl teams at nationals in Chicago

Students from Eagle Ridge and Nicollet middle schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 competed at the national Quiz Bowl championships May 11-13 in Chicago. The teams qualified for nationals based on their results in local tournaments...

Categories: Activities, Student Success

Harriet Bishop students, parents continue hair donation tradition

May16th Participants celebrate the 2018 Hair-riet Bishop Project

A tradition now in its fifth year, the ‘Hair’riet Bishop Project was once again a big success, with 28 Harriet Bishop students and two parents giving up their long locks to benefit children and adults who need wigs due to illness. The 2018...

Categories: Community

BHS AVID graduates are honored at event

May16th Forty-four seniors in the AVID programs at Burnsville High School and Burnsville Alternative High School were honored at an event on May 8.

Forty-four seniors in the AVID programs at Burnsville High School and Burnsville Alternative High School were honored at an event on May 8. They are the fifth group of graduates who have participated in the AVID college readiness program in...

Categories: Achievement, Community

Second year of Warren scholarships presented to students

May16th evin and Greta Warren recently presented the second year of their scholarships. Pictured, from left, are Kevin Warren, Nivian Moraa, Sucaado Omar, Falak Tawakalna, Patrick Asamoah, Sengdalivanh Novaha, and Greta Warren

Generous donors Kevin and Greta Warren have presented another round of major scholarships to students in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 who are likely to be the first in their families to attend college. The recipients will receive $...

Categories: Community, Achievement