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Internships will launch BHS students into corporate workplace

Dec 14th Genesis interns Vanessa Kiriago and Steven Chua are gaining an insider view of the workplace and acquiring real-world skills through internship program.

Seven students attend school each morning at Burnsville High School and then head out to work in the corporate world.   They were selected to participate in an internship program of Genesys Works, a not-for-profit organization that...

BHS students put engineering skills to practice developing new Chromebook case

Dec 13th

A group of design engineering students at Burnsville High School are working to design a new protective case for the Chromebooks that are issued to all students and staff in District 191’s secondary schools. The idea comes after a school...

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District 191 winter break begins Dec. 21

Dec 12th winter break slide

Students in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will be on winter break from Thursday, Dec. 21 through Monday, Jan. 1. All schools will be back in session on Tuesday, Jan. 2. During winter break, school buildings will be closed, with...

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Power of thinking on display at 34th annual District 191 chess tournament

Dec 11th

A total of 113 competitors, ages 5-18, participated in the annual Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 chess tournament at Metcalf Middle School on Dec. 9. It was the second highest attendance in 34-year history of the tournament,...

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Students create fashions from newspapers, then share on stage

Dec 8th Student models a newspaper runway project on the Mraz Center stage

Stacks of newspapers were transformed into unique designs by Burnsville High School students who shared their creations in a unique runway fashion show on the Mraz Center stage Dec. 7. Students in the Design Studio class, taught by Family and...

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BHS students assist principal with high-tech project for Byrne Elementary

Dec 8th William Byrne Principal Lyle Bomsta conferred recently with BHS students who are working on a special technology project for his school. The students are, from left, Garrett Riedesel, Josh Johnson and Fiona Chow.

When William Byrne STEM Elementary Principal Lyle Bomsta needed technical support for a project at his school, he turned to three Burnsville High School students. Fiona Chow, Josh Johnson and Garrett Riedesel are in the Engineering Design and...

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BHS senior receives full-ride to Ivy League university

Dec 6th Victor Sanchez receives full-ride to Columbia University

Burnsville High School senior Victor Sanchez Villegas has been selected to receive a full four-year scholarship to Columbia University in New York City next year worth over $200,000. The scholarship covers the cost of attendance, including...

District 191 staff to present at statewide tech conference

Dec 5th

Nine staff members from Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will be presenting their work, experience and knowledge at the TIES 2017 Education Technology Conference Dec. 9-12 in Minneapolis. Alex Tofte, a digital learning specialist (...

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District 191 chess tournament is Dec. 9

Dec 1st boy playing chess

The annual chess tournament in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will take place Saturday, Dec. 9, at Metcalf Middle School, 2250 Diffley Road. The event is open to students in kindergarten through grade 12. Registration takes place...

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Students create club to encourage girls to pursue STEM careers

Dec 1st Fiona Chow, Anna Warmka and Emily Reynolds find support and encouragement in their STEM interest

Someday they’d like to be scientists, computer programmers, engineers or mathematicians, but now they’re female students at Burnsville High School and they’ve started a new club to encourage and support girls interested in STEM careers. The...

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