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Burnsville High School junior aces the ACT in first attempt

Jan11th Burnsville High School junior Will Trussell received a perfect score of 36 on the ACT exam.

Burnsville High School junior Will Trussell has earned quite the distinction for himself. He received a perfect score of 36 on the ACT exam, an accomplishment that less than 0.1 percent of students nationwide obtain. The ACT is a curriculum-based...

Categories: Academics, Achievement, Student Success

'Class Acts' celebrates 30th anniversary with performances in District 191

Jan10th class acts logo

For the past 30 years, teachers have presented Class Acts, a comedy variety show, to raise scholarships for graduating seniors in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. As a result, a total of $365,000 has been presented so far to students...

Categories: Community, Parents, Arts

‘Explore’ District 191 middle schools at upcoming events

Jan8th explore middle schools postcard image

Parents of future middle school students are invited to attend an upcoming "Explore Middle School" event at any of the three middle schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. These events will provide opportunities for parent and...

Categories: Parents

MSBA to honor District 191 Board member Currier


Dr. DeeDee Currier, who serves on the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education, is receiving the President’s Award from the Minnesota School Boards Association (MSBA) at its annual conference in January. The award is...

Categories: Achievement

BHS senior selected for full ride at Northwestern University

Jan2nd Justin received a full-ride scholarship, valued at $300,000 or more, to attend Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill, in fall 2018.

Senior Justin Jasperse wanted to go to college after graduating from Burnsville High School but he wasn’t sure how that was going to happen. Then he heard about scholarships offered through QuestBridge, which connects the nation's brightest...

Categories: Academics, Achievement, Student Success

BHS grad now at Harvard shares advice with students

Dec21st BHS grad Trang Truong speaks with current students about getting ready for college

Older and wiser after completing his first semester at Harvard University, Trang Truong returned to Burnsville High School to share advice about the college experience with current students in December. The 2017 graduate reports that Burnsville...

Categories: Academics, Student Success, Alumni

Student leadership, service clubs work to strengthen community

Dec20th eagle ridge students purchase toys for Toys for Tots at Target

Students and staff in District have very strong traditions of community service. During this holiday season, groups in many schools have been raising money, collecting supplies or otherwise working to help people in need. Thank you to all these...

Categories: Community

BHS students host community blood drive on Jan. 2


Looking for a New Year's resolution? The Burnsville High School student blood drive team is hosting another opportunity for community members to donate blood. This one is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 2 at Diamondhead Education...

Categories: Community