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News Archive - October 2018

Preschool families invited to learn about District 191 kindergarten

Oct15th Kindergarten student smiles before going into school on the first day.

Parents of preschoolers can learn about kindergarten choices for their child during two upcoming free one-hour information sessions offered by Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. Topics will include full-day kindergarten programs, magnet...

Categories: Academics

Superintendent Amoroso will retire after 2018-19 school year


At the Oct. 11 Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Cindy Amoroso announced her intent to retire on June 30, 2019, at the end of the 2018-19 school year. Amoroso was hired as assistant superintendent for Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School...

Donate to the Byrne Food Drive on Oct. 25


BrainPower in a BackPack Food Drive Thursday, October 25th Sponsored by William Byrne Elementary Bring in food drive donations to the Taste of Byrne Community Potluck Your donated items may be dropped off at the front entrance area at...

Taste of Byrne is Oct. 25

Oct12th taste of byrne

Join us in our first ever Taste of Byrne Community Potluck!  Families are invited to bring a favorite food to share for 6- 8 people. Water and paper products will be provided. The event will take place on Thursday, October 25th from 6 to 7:...

Blaze apparel available online

Oct11th Spirit store items available online now through Nov. 11

Now through Nov. 11, Burnsville High School fans can purchase Blazewear items like sweatshirts, t-shirts, blankets, duffles, and hats from an online store. All orders will be shipped to homes and arrive by mid-December. Go online to https://...

Categories: Parents, Community

District 191 students earned nearly $1.3 million in college credits in 2017-18


Students at Burnsville High School and Burnsville Alternative High School earned 2,599 credits worth $1.28 million in tuition through the University of Minnesota’s College in the Schools (CIS) program during the 2017-18 school year. It’s the second...

Categories: Academics

PTO donation puts flexible seating in MWS classrooms

Oct11th Students sit on new, flexible furniture.

Seating options vary in shape, height, material, texture and motion in Kerianne Loran’s first grade classroom at Marion W. Savage Elementary in Savage. And there are low and high tables that can easily be moved and combined in groups. What you...

Metcalf BlazeTime project involves research, polling, presentations and persuasion

Oct11th Students present in front of class with projected screen

Shannon McParland, principal at Metcalf Middle School, recently received an invitation she definitely didn’t want to turn down.   Eighth-grade students in teacher Steve Orth’s Blaze Time class invited McParland to their presentations of...

Categories: Academics