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Academic calendars set for next three school years


It’s easy for families to plan ahead in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 after the Board of Education approved academic calendars through the 2021-22 school year. Both the 2020-21 and 2021-22 school year calendars were approved at the...

District 191 English learners, college students learn from each other

Dec18th Nicollet Middle School eighth grader Hamza Odorosh and St. Olaf College student Twyla Pedersen are participating in a pen pal letter exchange.

Hermine Lomanga, an eighth-grader, and Mary Ellen Fradgley, a college student, discovered they have some shared interests. Both like winter, school and holidays with their families. They have gotten to know each other through a unique arrangement...

Harriet Bishop, Metcalf earn team trophies in 34th annual District 191 chess tourney

Dec18th 118 entries made the 2018 chess tournament the largest in history.

Harriet Bishop Elementary and Metcalf Middle School took home team trophies in the 34th annual all-district chess championship at Metcalf Middle School on Dec. 15. It was the second biggest turnout in the tournament’s history with a total of 118...

Categories: Student Success

Middle school students lead their own learning in Blaze Time

Dec18th Metcalf Middle School teacher Jessica Thomas conferring with students about their Inquiry Unit projects

What am I curious about? What do I want to learn more about? What questions do I want to answer? Students in all three middle schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 are answering those questions as part of new Inquiry Units during...

Funding shortfalls mean more reductions for District 191

Dec14th 2019-20 Budget

Members of the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education will try to keep a reserve fund that equals between 6 and 7 percent of the district’s total budget in 2019-20 – representing only 16 or 17 days’ worth of expenses – but...

Categories: Finance

District 191 board member is first recipient of ‘Rising Star’ award


Abigail Alt will be the first recipient of a new annual award created by the Minnesota School Boards Association (MSBA) to recognize a board member in their first elected term for outstanding leadership, collaboration, involvement, and for...

Explore District 191 middle schools at upcoming events

Dec11th Explore Middle School.

Parents of future middle school students are invited to attend an upcoming "Explore Middle School" event at any of the three middle schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. These events will provide opportunities for parents and...

Artwork of BHS students selected for South Suburban exhibit


Artwork created by students at Burnsville High School was selected for the annual South Suburban Conference High School Visual Arts Exhibition in the Fine Arts Gallery of Normandale Community College, 9700 France Ave. South, Bloomington. A...

Categories: Arts