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News Archive - December 2018

District 191 winter break begins Dec. 22

Dec21st Winter Break

Students in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will be on winter break from Saturday, Dec. 22 through Tuesday, Jan. 1. All schools will be back in session on Wednesday, Jan. 2. During winter break, school buildings will be closed, with...

Board chooses firm to lead superintendent search

Dec20th One91 Superintendent Search

At a meeting Dec. 18, the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education selected School Exec Connect to lead the district’s search for a superintendent to replace Cindy Amoroso, who is retiring after this school year on June 30,...

Categories: Superintendent Search

Burnsville High School freshman on the path to stardom


When he’s not at school or studying for his advanced placement and honors courses, you might find Jerome Treadwell, a freshman at Burnsville High School, playing the saxophone or singing while jamming out with one of his many bands. Or, you might...

Categories: Arts

Academic calendars set for next three school years


It’s easy for families to plan ahead in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 after the Board of Education approved academic calendars through the 2021-22 school year. Both the 2020-21 and 2021-22 school year calendars were approved at the...

District 191 English learners, college students learn from each other

Dec18th Nicollet Middle School eighth grader Hamza Odorosh and St. Olaf College student Twyla Pedersen are participating in a pen pal letter exchange.

Hermine Lomanga, an eighth-grader, and Mary Ellen Fradgley, a college student, discovered they have some shared interests. Both like winter, school and holidays with their families. They have gotten to know each other through a unique arrangement...

Harriet Bishop, Metcalf earn team trophies in 34th annual District 191 chess tourney

Dec18th 118 entries made the 2018 chess tournament the largest in history.

Harriet Bishop Elementary and Metcalf Middle School took home team trophies in the 34th annual all-district chess championship at Metcalf Middle School on Dec. 15. It was the second biggest turnout in the tournament’s history with a total of 118...

Categories: Student Success

Middle school students lead their own learning in Blaze Time

Dec18th Metcalf Middle School teacher Jessica Thomas conferring with students about their Inquiry Unit projects

What am I curious about? What do I want to learn more about? What questions do I want to answer? Students in all three middle schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 are answering those questions as part of new Inquiry Units during...

Statement from Principal McParland


Metcalf and One91 families: A video surfaced this week that shows me during and after an exchange with a student. During this exchange, some of which was not shared in the video, the student directed profanities and racial epithets toward me...