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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

Come out to the #BurnsvilleStrong fundraiser on Sunday, June 28!


The #BurnsvilleStrong initiative will be involved in a new transition program to welcome and support new students at Burnsville High School next year and organizers have scheduled a fundraiser on June 28 to support the new effort.  ...

Categories: Community

District 191 schools honored for excellence in positive behavior program


Three schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 are among 36 Minnesota schools being recognized for excellence in using a program called Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS). The data-driven program provides districts...

Categories: Achievement

District 191 students are winners of city essay contest


Three students from Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 are winners of an essay contest sponsored by the city of Burnsville.    Third-grade students were invited to respond to the prompt: “I love Burnsville because...

Categories: Parents, Community

Jon Bonneville named principal of Sky Oaks Elementary


Jon Bonneville will become principal of Sky Oaks Elementary School in Burnsville on July 1, pending approval by the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education later this month. Bonneville, currently principal of Hidden Valley...

BHS Class of 2015 Graduation


Congratulations to the Burnsville High School Class of 2015! The graduation ceremony was recorded by Burnsville Community Television. A DVD of the ceremony can be ordered online at

Categories: Achievement, Student Success