Experience One91 Blaze Your Path
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.
Elementary School Spark Wonder
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.
Middle School Fuel Exploration
Grades 6–8 are marked by a time of self-discovery and finding belonging. We want students to feel empowered and excited as they begin to think about their high school experience.
High School Blaze your Path
With a host of opportunities, high school students apply their love of learning and developed sense of self to envision a future where their aspirations are truly within reach.
News & EventsOne91 Stories
In our schools, student agency is reflected from the youngest grades, such as during the regular Rahn Enrichment Academies, all the way to high school, where student input helped our English department completely reimagine course offerings to grow interest and engagement.
This spring marks the 10th straight year elementary students in District 191 have participated in Girls on the Run. The program promotes the development of students’ social, emotional, physical and behavioral skills. Online registration is now open.
Senior Shawna Bruha received the 2023 Athena Award, which recognizes outstanding high school female student-athletes for their athletic accomplishments. The Athena Award, named for the Greek goddess of wisdom and skills, is based on excellence in individual sports or for participation and accomplishments in team sports.
Thirteen Burnsville High School students are headed to the state science fair after presenting their research papers and projects at the Twin Cities Regional Science Fair (TCRSF) in early March. Sophomore Sara Zamudio qualified for an all-expense-paid trip to the International Science and Engineering Fair in Dallas, as well as earning more awards than anyone else at the fair.
Nicollet Middle School and William Byrne Elementary chess teams were crowned champions at the Minnesota State Scholastic Chess tournament held March 4-5 in St. Paul.
Eleven students from Burnsville High School participated in the annual Minnesota DECA State Career Development Conference in Minneapolis in early March.
In early February, Burnsville High School alumna Kara Schwenn returned to her childhood school, Hidden Valley Elementary, to begin teaching as a substitute. One of her colleagues is her father, Jeff Schwenn, who's now in his 17th year at the school.
Schools in District 191 prioritize supporting each student’s social, emotional, mental and physical health on a daily basis so that students have all the tools they need to succeed. Student Support Teams made up of social workers, behavior analysts, psychologists, nurses, counselors, and cultural liaisons work to identify and address students’ needs, provide support and build valuable relationships with families. Their work is an essential part of what we do in One91.
Burnsville High School seniors Nehir Biyikli and Marth Wondimu earned award ribbons for their artwork in the South Suburban Visual Arts Exhibition, which was held Feb. 7-21. The students received their awards at a ceremony at Normandale Community College on Feb. 21.
For Elizabeth McCormick, an assignment in ninth grade English class got her worried and sparked a passion for finding who she was and what she wanted to be. As part of an autobiography writing exercise, students were asked to write about their passion. Instead of having an easy answer, Elizabeth started thinking about what her passion was or what it could be. This quest for self discovery led her down a path of trying new things, organizing and finding another way.
The National Honor Society (NHS) announced that Cade Bunnell, Elizabeth Genis and Isabella Ly have been selected as NHS scholarship semifinalists. As a national semifinalist, each student will receive a scholarship award of $3,200.
District 191 is proud to provide a comprehensive arts experience from pre-kindergarten to graduation that stokes academic achievement and provides amazing experiences for all students.
Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 staff members are once again being recognized for their extraordinary contributions to the One91 community with 2023 Community of Excellence (COE) Awards.
The Profile is a totally new endeavor for District 191. We’ve had our Strategic Roadmap, which outlines our mission, vision and strategic directions, for more than a decade. That Roadmap makes clear our priorities as a district, helps define who we are, and provides direction for our work, especially as we make decisions about how we spend money and develop programs.
Burnsville High School is one of 24 high schools in Minnesota to receive a grant from the Next Generation Nursing Assistant (NGNA) initiative, a collaboration between the state of Minnesota and its HealthForce Center of Excellence.
After twice being rejected by the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL), boys volleyball, which has been a club sport for several years, is on the way to becoming a sanctioned high school sport.
“Sparking curiosity and wonder in each student.” That’s the driving force behind Pathways at the elementary level in District 191. It’s not about having young learners pick their future career, it’s about allowing students to discover a world of possibilities through rich learning experiences. Opportunities for this type of interaction are found throughout the school day, and one example is the district’s specialists coming together to provide amazing experiences for every student.
One91 Middle Schools - Eagle Ridge and Nicollet - are thrilled to welcome incoming sixth-graders and their families to our Experience Middle School events! Middle school years are critical in the development of students, which is why we’ve designed our learning to foster exploration and nurture creativity as students consider their future.
Along with students from across the region, Burnsville High School students participated in the Youth in Government (YIG) conference, held Jan. 5-8 in Minneapolis. It was an immersive four-day conference that included focused discussions on current issues, social events, small-group reflection and hands-on leadership development.
Terese Trekell, first-grade teacher at Gideon Pond Elementary, connects with her students and develops relationships with them through the simple act of sharing a meal together during Lunch Bunch.
TestimonialsBecome a Beacon
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.