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Negotiations at impasse; Board wants arbitration


Update: A tentative agreement has been reached between the District 191 Board of Education and the representatives of the Burnsville Education Association. Read a joint statement here -----------

Future teachers honored in first-ever BHS signing ceremony

May23rd students sign their letters of intent to become teachers in the future

The first-ever teacher signing ceremony took place in the Burnsville High School Career Center on May 23 with 14 seniors who plan to become teachers.   BHS language arts teacher Allison Millea heard about a similar event that took place...

Categories: Student Success, Academics

Metcalf student's work selected for 3M innovators conference

May23rd  Ellie Scheldberg with teacher Cory Johnson

Metcalf 8th grader Ellie Scheldberg was invited to present at the 2018 3M Young Innovators Conference, held on May 4 at 3M's main headquarters in Maplewood, Minn. The conference showcased the top awarded science fair projects from the...

Categories: Academics, Student Success

Free summer meals available for children


Thanks to a federal program, breakfasts and lunches will be provided at no charge to all children, ages 1 to 18, this summer at several schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. Meals meet nutritional standards of the U.S. Department...

Categories: Parents

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

May17th Seven high-achieving juniors will receive Junior Book Awards from prestigious colleges during a ceremony at Burnsville High School on May 24.

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