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District 191 technology director earns achievement award


Doug Johnson, the director of technology for Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191, was honored with the “Making IT Happen” award from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) during the organization’s annual conference in...

Categories: Achievement

Vista View Elementary opens books to students over summer


Vista View Elementary School staff members encourage a love of reading during the school year and even during the summer, in a unique way. Barb Cermak is the Vista View media center educational assistant....

Bellmont named Gideon Pond principal


Chris Bellmont is the new principal at Gideon Pond Elementary School in Burnsville, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Superintendent Joe Gothard announced recently. An opening developed at Gideon Pond Elementary when Principal Kristine...

Foundation 191 awards grants to 10 proposals


The Foundation 191 Board of Directors has approved grant awards for the 2015-2016 school year in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. A total of 13 grant applications were received and 10 grants were awarded for a total of $8,182,...

Two District 191 principals will transfer to new schools July 1


Two elementary principals will be transferring to new schools on July 1, following approval by the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Directors June 25. When an opening developed at Sky Oaks Elementary in Burnsville,...

Board commends Gothard on highly successful year


It’s been a highly successful year for Dr. Joe Gothard, according to the seven members of the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education, who recently completed the superintendent’s annual performance review. “The Board of...

All corners of the world will meet at the International Festival of Burnsville


The International Festival of Burnsville is slated for Saturday, July 11 from 3 to 9 p.m. at Nicollet Commons Park and the Ames Center, located in Burnsville’s Heart of the City, 12550 Nicollet Ave.    This free event will celebrate...

Categories: Community, Arts

BHS students participate in college’s summer engineering program


Two Burnsville High School students are among 18 young women from the Twin Cities who will attend Michigan Tech’s Women in Engineering Summer Youth Program.   Tessa Venables (on left) and Kallie Lyon...

Categories: Student Success, Achievement