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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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Burnsville High School senior selected as a 2022 National Merit Semifinalist
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District 191 is pleased to announce that Burnsville High School senior Zoe Olson has been selected as a National Merit semifinalist. She is one of approximately 270 Minnesota semifinalists in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program, which honors students based on standardized test scores and academic achievements.

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superintendent dr. theresa battle reading a book to a class

Reading is the foundation for learning. There is no more important skill for young people to develop to help them grow and be successful in their future. That’s why we spend more time on literacy than anything else in our elementary schools. It’s why we spent years selecting our elementary literacy curriculum and framework and years again to make sure it is implemented well. 

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Making waves: Aquatics Coordinator teaches life skills to people of all ages

When it comes to swimming, District 191 Aquatics Coordinator Jessi Mosley has been making waves since she was eight months old. Learning the movements and developing muscle memory at this young age, Mosley grew fond of the water. She went on to participate in lessons at District 191 through the American Red Cross swim program where water safety, survival, and self-rescue skills are incorporated into each level, beginning with babies.

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