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Join ‘Rockin’ Readers’ this summer at Nicollet Commons Park

Jun13th stephanie white reads to gathered families at a 2017 rockin' reader event

Young children and their families are invited to free upcoming Thursday morning activities planned for them at Nicollet Commons Park at 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville. Join staff members from Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 as they...

Categories: Parents, Community

District 191 graduates receive diplomas in ceremony on June 8


The 577 students in the 62nd annual Burnsville High School Class of 2018 received diplomas in a commencement ceremony on June 8. Student speakers at commencement were Fiona Chow, William Alvey and Olivia Brammer. “High school has taught us...

Categories: Student Success

Gideon Pond celebrates 5th graders; class showed amazing growth


At a celebration on the last day of school, Gideon Pond Elementary Principal Chris Bellmont called this year’s class of 5th grade students a shining example of how honoring diversity can raise everyone up. “This group is so strong together,”...

Categories: Academics, Student Success

BHS musicals earn recognitions from Hennepin Theatre Trust

Jun7th BHS presents "Mary Poppins"

The Burnsville High School Theatre Guild began participating this year in Hennepin Theatre Trust’s Spotlight Education, a program that evaluates casts, crews and technicians as well as providing master classes for high school theatre students....

Categories: Arts, Student Success, Achievement

Art teacher receives Inclusive Practices Award in District 191

Jun7th Kelly Rae Vo

Art is a universal language that everyone can understand and all students are artists, according to art teacher Kelly Rae Vo. Vo’s inclusive classroom and instructional practices have resulted in her being named as the recipient of the Inclusive...

Categories: Achievement, Academics

District 191 graduates earn recognition for bilingual skills

Jun7th Seated from left, Derik Pina Fores and Christopher Fuentes Chevez; Standing from left, Melanie Gomez Majia and Cristian Pina Flores

Fifteen students are graduating with a new distinction in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 this year. They have earned a bilingual seal or certificate of proficiency that will be noted on their transcripts. “It’s one thing to say...

Categories: Academics

New mural brightens lunchroom at Nicollet Middle School

Jun6th students work on the new mural in the Nicollet Middle School cafeteria

A large colorful mural has transformed the lunch room at Nicollet Middle School this spring. About 150 students in grades 6-8, who had art class with teacher Kacie Wilson second semester, helped create the new mural under the guidance of Twin...

Categories: Arts

Gifted program position, some middle school athletics added back to proposed budget


At its May 24 meeting, the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education heard a plan to reinstate a gifted program position at Harriet Bishop Elementary, as well as middle school wrestling and tennis programs as part of the...

Categories: Finance