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BHS winter concert series begins Dec. 11


Burnsville High School choirs and bands will perform at two concerts in December in the Mraz Center for the Performing Arts, adjacent to the high school at 600 East Highway 13. There will be two choir concerts for the price of one on Friday, Dec...

Categories: Arts

Among the best, Metcalf ninth-grader stands out with third school chess title


Nearly 50 years ago — 35 years before Zander Gorton was born — Metcalf Junior High School began its annual all-school chess tournament. Above: Zander Gorton added a third Metcalf Chess Championship to his trophy case this...

Categories: Activities, Student Success

BHS students awarded for extraordinary volunteerism


Each year, a top student volunteer is chosen to represent Burnsville High School at state-level judging for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award program.   Pictured from left: Juniors Hau Bui, Stephanie...

Categories: Achievement, Community, Student Success

Vision One91 Update: BHS East Addition


Superintendent Joe Gothard gives a brief update on the progress being made at the northeast corner of Burnsville High School, where a two-story, nine-classroom addition is under construction.  

Categories: Vision One91

Harriet Bishop offers magnet program information nights


Parents are invited to learn more about the magnet program at Harriet Bishop Gifted & Talented Elementary School at two upcoming information meetings. Slated for 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 23 and Jan. 11, the meetings will provide information about how...

Categories: Parents

Metcalf celebrates 50 years of chess excellence


Every year since Metcalf Junior High in Burnsville opened 50 years ago, there has been an all-school chess championship to determine the school champion. This event also serves as team tryouts for students attempting to qualify for the school’s...

Categories: Activities, Student Success

Students will perform at Burnsville's holiday lighting ceremony


Two student musical groups from Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will perform at the 17th annual Winter Lighting Ceremony in Burnsville from 6 to 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25, in Nicollet Commons Park, 12600 Nicollet Avenue....

Categories: Community, Parents

Update contact information to prepare for winter weather


When severe weather affects the school day, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 does everything it can to let parents know what’s happening.   Alerts will be posted on the District 191 website at and all school...

Categories: Parents