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.
“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.
Finding a sense of community is essential for everyone. Being able to express yourself and be a part of something bigger than yourself while feeling truly connected, seen and celebrated is something we all strive for. Luckily for Burnsville High School (BHS) teacher Landen Parkin and his students, these important concepts are a big part of daily life.
Learn how Fiona Chow used early involvement to create opportunities and a path to project management and teamwork in technology and business.
The Blaze Cafe at Burnsville High School is a beverage delivery service that helps students learn a variety of skills, like teamwork, listening, communication, problem-solving and critical thinking.
Learn about Sky Oaks special education teacher Jason Ortiz-Crespin's journey in District 191 and how he is building meaningful, authentic connections in the community and beyond.
Preschool Lab will run March 2 through May 26. Classes are held on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:50-11:20 a.m.
Abigail Alt, Lesley Chester, Scott Hume and Safiyo Mursal took the oath of office to begin new four-year terms as members of the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education on Jan. 12. All four were elected in November.
Cara Slattery and Aran Hartl team up at Rahn Elementary to provide differentiated instruction that meets the needs and strengths of each student.
District 191 held its annual chess tournament on Dec. 17 at Diamondhead Education Center. In partnership with District 191 Community Education, the event was organized by Brian Ribnick, retired District 191 math teacher, and Jiten Patel.
Through last spring’s budget process, District 191 prioritized the return of middle school athletics after a four-year absence due to budget shortfalls. More than 120 students participated in soccer, cross-country and girls’ tennis this fall. Basketball and wrestling return to the winter season, and track and field and boys’ tennis will be back in the spring.
For the 34th consecutive year, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 has received an award for financial reporting from the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International. The Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting Award is considered to be the gold standard and the highest recognition for school district financial operations.
Burnsville High School hosted recipe testing for the 20th annual cookie contest of the Star Tribune newspaper last month, and students in culinary classes at the school were actively involved.
Knowing that many students thrive in an online environment, the district set out to create a virtual school option that follows the innovative Pathways model, supports students in a variety of ways, and adapts throughout a student’s time to allow for more independence.
Families are invited to attend kindergarten information events in District 191 schools in January and February.
At these events, parents will have the opportunity to hear from principals, teachers and parents about what to expect in kindergarten, ask questions and complete the enrollment process, if they haven’t already. Children are welcome to attend.
An initiative by the national company The Boomerang Project, which specializes in school culture and student connectivity, Link Crew is an activity-based program meant to build excitement about starting high school through student-to-student mentorships, fun events, and much more. BHS started exploring using the program in 2018 and after being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, launched a modified version in 2021, with a full launch in 2022.
The classes Davin took often provided hands-on learning experiences, but most importantly, he was able to earn important certifications that would be instrumental to his future. During hybrid learning his junior year, he started the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program with remote days focusing on theory and concepts and in-person days being focused on building skills and real-life applications like helping patients with daily activities and being a patient liaison.
District 191 residents will have the opportunity to comment on the district's proposed tax levy for 2023 as part of the annual Truth in Taxation meeting, scheduled for Dec. 8 at 6:30 p.m.
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.