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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

Academic calendars set for next three school years

Dec18th

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...

Funding shortfalls mean more reductions for District 191

Dec14th 2019-20 Budget

Members of the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education will try to keep a reserve fund that equals between 6 and 7 percent of the district’s total budget in 2019-20 – representing only 16 or 17 days’ worth of expenses – but...

Categories: Finance

District 191 board member is first recipient of ‘Rising Star’ award

Dec14th

Abigail Alt will be the first recipient of a new annual award created by the Minnesota School Boards Association (MSBA) to recognize a board member in their first elected term for outstanding leadership, collaboration, involvement, and for...

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