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Student Success

District 191 students accomplish amazing things on a daily basis. Whether it's being chosen to present at an international science fair, winning state chess titles or producing amazing videos to promote energy conservation, our students' work is worth celebrating. Check out some of the most recent student success stories below. 

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Recent Student Success Posts

Burnsville High School senior receives computing award


Maria Pena Chavez received a Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Award (MNAiC) for her computing and information technology aptitude, leadership ability, academic history and plans for post-...

DECA students advance to state competition, make strides under new leadership


Burnsville High School junior Zoe Olson finished in the top 10 percent of a marketing exam as part of the DECA PowerUp Conference in November. Due to COVID, the event was held virtually...

Three District 191 students earn awards in 'Patriot's Pen' essay contest


Well-written essays have earned prizes for three District 191 middle school students. The eighth-grade students entered the Patriot's Pen essay contest, sponsored by Burnsville VFW Post...

District 191 students earn over $460,000 in college credits In 2019-20


Burnsville High School and Burnsville Alternative High School students combined to earn 870 credits worth more than $464,000 in tuition through the University of Minnesota’s College in the...

How are we doing activities: Speech, Debate teams still going strong in the midst of COVID-19


This year has been a challenge for everyone, requiring a great deal of flexibility, strength and creativity in order to be successful this school year. Thankfully, the Burnsville High...