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Google Expeditions visits Vista View Elementary


On March 1, students and staff at Vista View Elementary School in Burnsville got to try out Google Expeditions – a new 3-D, virtual reality application that uses Google cardboard viewers. The application lets students take virtual field...

Categories: Academics

District 191 refinances bonds to save $6.14 million


By refinancing some of its debt to a lower interest rate, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will save nearly $6.14 million in interest over a 15-year-period. The timing was perfect and savings are greater than expected because interest...

Categories: Finance

District 191 spelling champ heads to regional bee


Chance Persons, an 8th grade student at Metcalf Junior High in Burnsville, is among 49 spellers who have qualified to compete in the Minnesota Public Radio 2016 Metro Area Regional Spelling Bee on March 20 at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul...

Categories: Student Success, Academics

District 191 Children’s Art Show will take place at Ames gallery


A Children’s Art Show, featuring work from elementary students in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191, will take place from March 9 to April 25, in the Ames Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville. The exhibit will be closed March 30-31...

Categories: Arts, Student Success, Community

Tech certification program comes to BHS


Burnsville High School students will have a new opportunity to gain hands-on, real-world technology skills next year as the school partners with the Minnesota Department of Education and Best Buy to offer the Mouse Squad Certification Badge Program...

Categories: Vision One91, Academics

BHS junior nabs perfect PSAT score


Trang Truong is happy to remind anyone asking that a test score is just a snapshot, a single moment in time, and not representative of him as a person or a student. Still, when the Burnsville High School junior found out he earned a perfect score on...

Categories: Student Success, Academics

State quarterfinal hockey information


Burnsville will play Wayzata in the state quarterfinals on Thursday, March 3 during the first session. The game is listed to start at 1 p.m., but it will actually begin 30 minutes after the first game of the session (Farmington/...

Categories: Parents, Athletics

Students’ app earns top spot in 2nd U.S. Congressional District contest


Two students, who developed a mobile app for a class at Burnsville High School, have won first place in the 2nd Congressional District as part of the national Congressional App Challenge (CAC). Sophomore Fiona Chow and...

Categories: Student Success, Achievement, Academics