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Culinary program hosts annual Star Tribune cookie contest

Nov12th Matt Deustch, Rick Nelson and Abdi Abdullahi

Burnsville High School hosted recipe testing for the 16th annual cookie contest of the Star Tribune newspaper last month, and students in culinary classes at the school were actively involved. Students worked with professional chefs to test the...

Categories: Academics, Student Success

District 191 hosts ‘Gratitude Event’ on Nov. 15


Gratitude has been shown to help you make friends and deepen relationships. It can improve physical and emotional health. In short, Gratitude just might make us happier. How might gratitude help us build community? Community members are invited...

2018 Board of Education Election Results


Four seats on the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 101 Board of Education were on the Nov. 6, 2018 general election ballot.  Voters re-elected member Abigail Alt, and elected Jen Holweger, Scott Hume and Lesley Chester to serve...

Firefighters provide new coats to keep students warm in District 191

Nov2nd Firefighter and Student

For the second consecutive year, local firefighters have provided brand-new winter coats for elementary students in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 through a partnership with Operation Warm, a national nonprofit organization. Donations...

Categories: Community

Metcalf class project is real-life lesson in how change happens

Nov2nd Shannon McParland sits among students at Metcalf talking about changes to the school.

Eighth-grade students who researched and then proposed some changes at Metcalf Middle School received real-life lessons through the classroom project. It started with an assignment in Steve Orth’s Blaze Time class with Principal Shannon McParland...

Categories: Academics

Search for new superintendent will start with search firm


In its search for a superintendent to replace Cindy Amoroso next summer, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will start by finding a professional firm to support that work. Human Resources Director Stacey Sovine presented a timeline for...

Categories: Superintendent Search

All District 191 families invited to coding event hosted by Burnsville High School

Nov1st Students and parents tried their hands at coding and robotics activities at last year’s Family Code Night at Burnsville High School in District 191.

Children and parents can learn to code during a free event hosted from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6 in the Learning Commons at Burnsville High School, 600 E. Highway 13, during National Hour of Code week Dec. 3-8. This second annual Family...

Categories: Academics

Super Snacks boost after-school nutrition

Nov1st Bird's-eye view of students getting lunch

Students need nourishment to do their best at school. That’s why schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 are adding entrees and vegetables to snacks that are provided to students in after-school programs. The district’s Food and...

Categories: Health, Academics