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Gideon Pond celebrates 5th graders; class showed amazing growth

Jun8th

At a celebration on the last day of school, Gideon Pond Elementary Principal Chris Bellmont called this year’s class of 5th grade students a shining example of how honoring diversity can raise everyone up. “This group is so strong together,”...

Categories: Academics, Student Success

BHS musicals earn recognitions from Hennepin Theatre Trust

Jun7th BHS presents "Mary Poppins"

The Burnsville High School Theatre Guild began participating this year in Hennepin Theatre Trust’s Spotlight Education, a program that evaluates casts, crews and technicians as well as providing master classes for high school theatre students....

Categories: Arts, Student Success, Achievement

Art teacher receives Inclusive Practices Award in District 191

Jun7th Kelly Rae Vo

Art is a universal language that everyone can understand and all students are artists, according to art teacher Kelly Rae Vo. Vo’s inclusive classroom and instructional practices have resulted in her being named as the recipient of the Inclusive...

Categories: Achievement, Academics

District 191 graduates earn recognition for bilingual skills

Jun7th Seated from left, Derik Pina Fores and Christopher Fuentes Chevez; Standing from left, Melanie Gomez Majia and Cristian Pina Flores

Fifteen students are graduating with a new distinction in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 this year. They have earned a bilingual seal or certificate of proficiency that will be noted on their transcripts. “It’s one thing to say...

Categories: Academics

New mural brightens lunchroom at Nicollet Middle School

Jun6th students work on the new mural in the Nicollet Middle School cafeteria

A large colorful mural has transformed the lunch room at Nicollet Middle School this spring. About 150 students in grades 6-8, who had art class with teacher Kacie Wilson second semester, helped create the new mural under the guidance of Twin...

Categories: Arts

Gifted program position, some middle school athletics added back to proposed budget

Jun4th

At its May 24 meeting, the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education heard a plan to reinstate a gifted program position at Harriet Bishop Elementary, as well as middle school wrestling and tennis programs as part of the...

Categories: Finance

Vikings players ‘Team Up to Give Back’ at Rahn Elementary

Jun1st Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr talks with Rahn Elementary first graders

Students at Rahn Elementary School of Arts and Technology in Eagan found their school invaded by Vikings on May 30. Thankfully, these Vikings were there to hand out backpacks with books and spend some time playing games with students both in...

Categories: Community

BHS students entering military recognized by Burnsville Beyond the Yellow Ribbon

May30th Burnsville Beyond the Yellow Ribbon (BTYR) recognized Burnsville High School seniors May 22 who have made military commitments during a Burnsville City Council meeting and at a reception at the Dan Patch American Legion in Savage.

Burnsville Beyond the Yellow Ribbon (BTYR) recognized Burnsville High School seniors May 22 who have made military commitments during a Burnsville City Council meeting and at a reception at the Dan Patch American Legion in Savage. Nine students...

Categories: Community, Achievement

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