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Nicollet Junior High AVID program receives national recognition

Mar6th

Nicollet Junior High in Burnsville has been named an AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) National Demonstration School because of its success in using the AVID program to help students succeed academically and prepare for college. The...

Categories: Achievement

With referendum approval, changes coming to buildings, technology and learning

Mar5th

When students arrive for the 2016-17 school year, they will find changes throughout Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 thanks to voter approval of the two Vision One91 referendum questions on Feb. 24. “The next 18 months will be busy...

Categories: Vision One91

Building 'Teacher of the Year' nominations being accepted

Mar5th

The Burnsville Education Association (BEA) is encouraging parents, students, employees and community members to nominate educators for the building Teacher of the Year awards. Exceptional teachers at each school building in Burnsville-Eagan-...

Categories: Achievement, Community

Windmill project a lesson in many disciplines for Harriet Bishop students

Mar4th

Students in fifth grade science classes at Harriet Bishop Elementary School in Savage designed and then created windmills after learning about the advantages and disadvantages of renewable and non-renewable resources. In this engineering...

Former and current Blaze Nordic skiers named to Midwest Junior National Team

Mar2nd

Best wishes to former Blaze Nordic skier Vivian Hett (Northern Michigan University) and current skier Kelly Koch as they compete in the USSA Cross Country Junior National Championships. The competition is set for March 8-14 in Soda Springs, Calif....

Categories: Achievement, Athletics, Alumni

BHS senior earns $180,000 ROTC scholarship

Mar2nd

At not much more than five feet tall, Burnsville High School senior Jaqueline Le Vvintre may not fit a military stereotype. But that hasn’t stopped her from earning a $180,000 college scholarship from the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC...

Categories: Student Success

Preschool teacher receives award for inclusive education practices

Feb27th

Lori Haggerty was pleasantly surprised to find when hired as a preschool teacher nearly 20 years ago in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 that inclusion was already taking place in the district and that her students would include those...

Categories: Achievement

District 191 voters approve two funding requests for Vision One91

Feb25th

Voters approved two school funding requests on Feb. 24 in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 with 4,793 ballots cast. According to unofficial results, Question 1 (called "Buildings for Learning") received 3,014 "yes" votes (63...

Categories: Referendum, Vision One91

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