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Schools perform play of former Nicollet student, now playwright


When Amy Stead selected a play called "The Track Home" for junior high students to perform this fall, she had no idea it was written by a former student in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. "The Track Home"...

Categories: Arts, Community, Student Success

District email addresses changing


On Nov. 24, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will complete a transition to using Gmail for employee email, meaning email addresses for all employees will end with “” instead of the current “” The...

Categories: Parents

Incumbents re-elected to District 191 Board of Education


Four current members of the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education were re-elected to new terms on Nov. 4. Incumbents Abigail Alt, Dan Luth, Jim Schmid and Bob VandenBoom will start new four-year terms in early January...

Mahmoud finishes eighth at Class AA state meet; named ASPIRE Athlete of the Week semi-finalist


Congratulations to senior Faysal Mahmoud, who finished his cross country career by placing eighth at the Class AA state meet at St. Olaf College in Northfield on Saturday, Nov. 1. He finished with a time of 15:40.1, the best time he's had at a...

Categories: Achievement, Athletics

District 191 refinances bonds to save money


By refinancing some of its debt to a lower rate, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District will save nearly $174,000 over the next two years. Board members agreed in September to refinance just over $4 million through a process that is similar to...

Categories: Finance

Nicollet’s AVID program serves as model to other schools


A group of teachers and administrators from Twin Cities Metro area schools visited Nicollet Junior High in Burnsville to learn about how the school has implemented its Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program on Oct. 23. The event was...

Categories: Achievement

Giving Garden taking shape at BHS


It’s just a patch of black dirt right now, a place where you might think the sod needs to be replaced. But the grassless patch is special both because of the work students have and will put into it and for the food that will eventually come out of...

Categories: Community

Board reviews Vision One91 proposal, will consider funding requests


At its meeting on Oct. 23, the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education heard a comprehensive overview of Vision One91, a plan for the future to ensure the district's mission of "Each Student Real-World Ready." Board members...

Categories: Finance, Community, Alumni, Referendum