Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 is a future-forward school district creating barrier-free pathways for learning for everyone in our community. We believe learning is a lifelong pursuit, and create programs, services and opportunities that inspire this belief.
For elementary learners in District 191, we begin to unpack the world of possibilities and explore healthy and meaningful expression. We want students to experience joy and growth, and to nurture curiosity as they consider the future.
Students at Burnsville High School have access to a wide array of career pathways that they can explore, but only one results in projects that they can eat. Growing from its roots in the Family and Consumer Sciences department program, the BHS Culinary Pathway has expanded to 21 class sections a year, all of which are full of students eager to learn new skills.
Nikki Rykhus’ journey as a musician, educator and mentor came full circle recently when Rykhus was named the executive director of Twin Cities Catalyst Music. The non-profit organization operates The Treasury in St. Paul and The Garage in Burnsville, music venues that provide music-based educational opportunities.
Burnsville High School will honor four former students, two retired teachers and a state champion team when it inducts its Hall of Fame Class of 2022 in October.
Burnsville High School will honor four former students, two retired teachers and a state champion team when it inducts its Hall of Fame Class of 2022 in October. The newest Hall of Fame class will be inducted at a free public ceremony on Friday, Oct. 14, in the school’s Mraz Center for Performing Arts. A reception will take place at 4:30 p.m. followed by a program at 5:30 p.m. and recognition during halftime at the football game that night.
The Business Education Network (BEN) aims to strengthen the bond between local employers and educators to work towards the common goal of strengthening tomorrow’s workforce.
The Nicollet Middle School chess club – the Nicollet Knights – will hold a celebration and chess board rededication event on Sept. 27 from 6-8 p.m. at Nicollet Middle School.
Students at Gideon Pond Elementary in Burnsville are getting new ways to share their songs, explore cultures, and connect with their classmates with help from their music teacher, Becca Buck.
Based on the new guidance, District 191 will make the following changes to its Safe Learning Plan and practices around COVID-19 for the start of the 2022-23 school year.
Preschool Lab is a course offered at Burnsville High School for preschool children from the community. High school students, under the direction of Family and Consumer Sciences teachers, gain experience teaching and working with children in a preschool setting.
District 191 Superintendent Dr. Theresa Battle announced that Frannie Becquer will be the next principal for Nicollet Middle School.
District 191 families are encouraged to apply for Educational Benefits to determine whether they are eligible for free/reduced meals, as well as other benefits such as discounts on athletics, activities and internet, for the 2022-23 school year. School meals will no longer be free for all students as they were during the 2020-21 and 2021-22 school years.
Beginning the 2022-2023 school year, middle school students will be able to participate in athletics at their school.
Whether it’s helping a neighbor or a classmate, donating supplies, time, or money to regional charities, or finding ways to contribute on a more global level, the commitment to service is strong here. Our students are a shining example of that.
For many parents, finding time to volunteer at their child’s school can be a tricky but extremely rewarding experience. Volunteers get to see first-hand what their children are working on and get to know the dedicated staff. Vicki Roy is someone who has taken volunteering to a new level over the past 40 years in District 191, first just helping out in her daughter’s classroom and gradually finding her passion and representing the district through decades of service.
No single person embodies the culture of community service in District 191 quite like Shrey. Growing up in Savage, Shrey was surrounded by a family who showed him different aspects of the world, teachers who encouraged him, and a community who rallied behind his efforts. It started when he was three years old and his mother Seema took him to a local teen homeless shelter where she served on the board.
The District 191 mission statement is simple compared to a lot of organizations, but it’s clear and we mean every word of it. In the Spring/Summer issue of Wayfinder, you’ll find stories that focus on those last two words: Community Strong.
District 191 Superintendent Dr. Theresa Battle announced that Salma Hussein will be the next principal for Gideon Pond Elementary.
The period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 begins at 8 a.m. on Aug. 2 and closes at 5 p.m. on Aug. 16.
A group of students has been earning state and national recognition and building future-ready skills since starting an esports club at Burnsville High School last fall.
Thanks to a federal program, breakfasts and lunches will be provided at no charge to all children, ages 1 to 18, this summer at several schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191.
The healthcare core curriculum has shaped me into a better person by improving my work ethic and communication skills.
Start exploring early, so you can discover what you like and what inspires you to do meaningful things.
Choose classes that involve you in something you like or are good at doing. Not only will you do well, but you will enjoy being in class.
When you see a chef expressing himself or herself on the plate in so many unique ways, the food essentially becomes art.