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State commissioner tours Gideon Pond in recognition of Reward School status


Strong instructional strategies and a schoolwide focus on student success are evident at Gideon Pond Elementary School in Burnsville, according to Commissioner Brenda Cassellius of the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) who visited the school...

Categories: Student Success, Academics

Nominations sought for 5th annual Inclusive Education Practices Award


Nominations are being sought for the 2016 Inclusive Education Practices Award to recognize outstanding school staff members whose work ensures students with disabilities have inclusive education opportunities in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School...

District 191 teachers approve contract proposal


Members of the Burnsville Education Association (BEA) have approved a new two-year contract. The next step will be for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education to consider the proposal at its meeting on Jan. 14....

Categories: Finance

M.W. Savage is among 22 Celebration Schools for 2015


Students and staff members at Marion W. Savage Elementary School in Savage have cause to celebrate! The school has been named a 2015 Celebration School by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE). More than 150 Celebration Eligible schools in...

Categories: Achievement, Student Success

Harriet Bishop, Metcalf capture team titles in District chess championship


The team from Harriet Bishop Elementary again took the elementary championship title in the annual Burnsville- Eagan-Savage School District 191 chess tournament on Dec. 19 at Metcalf Junior High. Don Picard coaches the team. The William Byrne...

Categories: Activities

Entire school community will read same book


The same book will be read and then discussed during winter break by students, parents and staff members at Sioux Trail Elementary School in Burnsville. It’s a way to build community while developing literacy, according to Principal Shannon...

Categories: Parents

Experienced spelling bee participant earns district title


In his fourth consecutive year qualifying for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Spelling Bee, Chance Persons won the championship on Dec. 14 after 21 rounds that included more than 200 words.  District 191...

Categories: Academics, Student Success

#BurnsvilleStrong is growing stronger


    #BurnsvilleStrong members have formed a Vision One91 committee to support the transitions coming up at their school. They are, from left, Marissa Marsolek, Maggie Gillis, Samantha Hoanglong...

Categories: Community