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BHS preschool has openings for school year


Preschool Lab is a course offered at Burnsville High School for preschool children from the community. High school students, under the direction of Family and Consumer Sciences teachers, gain experience teaching and working with children in a...

Grant from Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community will enhance classroom libraries at Harriet Bishop


The Harriet Bishop Elementary PTO has announced an $800 grant received from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. The grant will be used to purchase classroom books as part of a literacy focus to engage reluctant readers and reflect the school’s...

Categories: Community

District 191 secondary students receive library cards

Sep18th Dakota Library Student Card

All students in grades 6 through 12 in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 have library cards they can use in person or online with both the Dakota County and Scott County public library systems. Students at Eagle Ridge, Metcalf and...

Categories: Community

Remarkable graduates join BHS Hall of Fame


Six Burnsville High School graduates were inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame on Friday, Sept. 14, during a ceremony in the school’s Mraz Center. Inductees were also be recognized at halftime at the evening’s home football game. ...

Categories: Alumni, Student Success

Burnsville High School senior is a National Merit Semifinalist

Sep14th Will Trussell

Burnsville High School senior Will Trussell has achieved another national academic distinction. He’s among fewer than one percent of U.S. 12th-grade students whose scores on the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test have made them 2019...

Categories: Academics, Achievement, Student Success

Residents invited to build community through food, conversation at Oct. 4 event

Sep12th healthy communities graphic

Community members will come together to enjoy a meal and engage in conversations about strengthening the community at a special event on Oct. 4 called “A Celebration of Healthy Communities.” The event will use a well-established and intentional...

Categories: Community

Accountability report shows growth trends, need to continue efforts


Results from the new Minnesota schools accountability system show growth in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191, especially in places where the district has had success personalizing learning for students and growing stronger relationships...

Categories: Academics

Vista View teacher receives award from Minnesota Reading Corps

Aug27th Mary Borrell

Mary Borrell, a special education teacher at Vista View Elementary, was among three outstanding individuals to receive the first-ever alumni awards presented in recognition of Minnesota Reading Corps’ 15th year and Minnesota Math Corps’ 10th year...