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Blazettes receive opportunity to perform at Super Bowl


Attending the Super Bowl is a once in a lifetime memory in itself. But, how about being part of the Super Bowl halftime show with Justin Timberlake, with tens of millions of people watching you...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

Burnsville High School culinary students invited to Super Bowl event


Two Burnsville High School seniors, Austin Allen and Abdikadir Abdullahi, have been invited to participate in the “Taste of the NFL” event, which is being held Saturday, Feb. 3 at the Saint Paul...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

Sock drive brings in more than 1,700 pairs


Congratulations and thank you to all the students, staff members and families who contributed to the first Eagle Ridge Middle School Sock Drive. In total, we collected 1,793 pairs of socks! A...

School/District: Eagle Ridge Middle School

BHS junior elected as Youth in Government presiding officer


Burnsville High School junior Alyse Dees has always had an interest in government and how it works, so joining Youth in Government (YIG) was an easy decision for her. That interest turned into...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

Eighth-grader earns kudos for peace poster


A poster about peace created by Hailey Erickson, an eighth-grader at Metcalf Middle School, is getting attention. First, Hailey’s poster won the District 5 Lions Club Peace Poster contest. Then...

School/District: isd191, Metcalf Middle School

‘Music Man’ draws top marks from Hennepin Theatre Trust program


Many audience members called Burnsville High School Theatre Guild’s fall production of “The Music Man” outstanding, but it was also the official rating of the show according to Hennepin Theatre...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

Burnsville High School junior aces the ACT in first attempt


Burnsville High School junior Will Trussell has earned quite the distinction for himself. He received a perfect score of 36 on the ACT exam, an accomplishment that less than 0.1 percent of...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

Burnsville High School DECA students shine bright at districts


Thirty Burnsville High School students are moving on to the state DECA competition after participating at a district-level event in St. Paul on Jan. 5. DECA is a leadership program that...

School/District: Burnsville High School

BHS senior selected for full ride at Northwestern University


Senior Justin Jasperse wanted to go to college after graduating from Burnsville High School but he wasn’t sure how that was going to happen. Then he heard about scholarships offered through...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191

BHS grad now at Harvard shares advice with students


Older and wiser after completing his first semester at Harvard University, Trang Truong returned to Burnsville High School to share advice about the college experience with current students in...

School/District: Burnsville High School, isd191