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

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 Code Night will feature more than 20 interactive sessions for parents and students from kindergarten through grade 12 in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. Coding, also known as computer programming, is when you tell a computer exactly what to do by giving it step-by-step directions.

Legacy Career Club helps students explore career pathways

Legacy Career Club is a new, exciting after-school activity that will be offered at Burnsville High School on Tuesdays. This club aims to teach students about the different pathways that are available to them.

Students in grades 11 and 12 are eligible to participate and will have the opportunity to meet with professionals from local businesses, including Thomson Reuters, Xcel Energy and more! Students will engage in hands-on activities while developing a variety of skills necessary for the workplace.

‘High School Musical’ comes to life on the BHS stage Nov. 8

"High School Musical," a musical based on the Disney Channel original movie, opens Nov. 8 at the Burnsville High School Mraz Center for the Performing Arts, located at 600 E. Hwy 13.
Directed by Amy Stead, the musical follows Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High as they deal with issues of first love, friends and family while balancing their classes and extracurricular activities. Featuring a large cast and upbeat music, “High School Musical” will be a production that’s fun for the whole family!

Annual blood drive set for Friday, Nov. 2

Burnsville High School DECA will be hosting its annual blood drive on Friday, Nov. 2. in the activity center.
Donors must be at least 16 years of age on Nov. 2. For sixteen-year-old donors, there is a parental consent form that must be submitted prior to donating. The form can be found at the lunch sign-up table or in the main office. All donors will receive complimentary food and beverage in appreciation of their donation.

Three extraordinary District 191 volunteers honored as Community Builders

Three members of the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 community are now recipients of “Community Builder” awards from the city of Burnsville.

Olivia Brammer receives awardOlivia Brammer, a 2018 graduate of Burnsville High School (BHS), and Deb and Tom Shepley, long-time parent volunteers, received their awards at the Burnsville City Council meeting on Oct. 3.