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The Wayfinder Blog

We are a district of trailblazers. The Trailblazer is the first to break ground on their quest for discovery. Innovative and driven, the Trailblazer blazes new pathways to explore and learns from the world around them. The Wayfinder Blog is your trail map. It contains stories, features and resources about how we enable our students to blaze their own trails.

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Olivia Brammer
  • Pathways & Partnerships

When Olivia Brammer was a student at Burnsville High School (BHS), she was involved in a variety of activities and ready to start exploring career options. After taking some courses in the Healthcare Pathway and finding it wasn’t for her, Olivia tried education-focused courses the following year. 

Read More about Olivia Brammer used the Pathways at District One91 to try new things and set the course for her future, ultimately leading her back to Burnsville High School as a Special Education Teacher. 
oriana penaloza ortega in computer science class
  • Pathways & Partnerships

Oriana’s journey from Venezuela to Burnsville and a future in computer science

Read More about Oriana Penaloza was new to the United States and while learning English at BHS, she used the Pathways at District 191 to learn another language that set the tone for her future in computer science

Wayfinder Mag

The new Wayfinder Magazine is sent to district families twice yearly and available online. Read the latest issue

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Superintendent Dr. Theresa Battle will present the State of the District address at 1 p.m. on  Monday, May 23. 

In her address, Battle will reflect on District 191’s journey to become a “Pathways” district, including the steps that have been taken over the past year and the next steps ahead. She will also share the stories of students who have found their paths thanks to the opportunities provided in District 191 schools.  

Read More about Superintendent Dr. Theresa Battle will present the State of the District address at 1 p.m. on  Monday, May 23.