Chance Persons, an 8th grade student at Metcalf Junior High in Burnsville, is among 49 spellers who have qualified to compete in the Minnesota Public Radio 2016 Metro Area Regional Spelling Bee on March 20 at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul.
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In his fourth consecutive year qualifying for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Spelling Bee, Chance Persons won the championship on Dec. 14 after 21 rounds that included more than 200 words.
Students in a pre-engineering class at Metcalf Junior High in Burnsville faced a challenge: create a complicated contraption that runs for at least one minute and includes six simple machines.
Learn about new middle schools being developed in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 during three upcoming information sessions.
The annual chess tournament in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will take place Saturday, Dec. 19, at Metcalf Junior High School, 2250 Diffley Road.
The event is open to children, kindergarten through grade 12. Registration is 8:20 to 8:40 a.m. and the tournament wraps up around 3:30 p.m. The entry fee is $18 (make out checks to Metcalf Chess Club).
Nearly 50 years ago — 35 years before Zander Gorton was born — Metcalf Junior High School began its annual all-school chess tournament.
Every year since Metcalf Junior High in Burnsville opened 50 years ago, there has been an all-school chess championship to determine the school champion. This event also serves as team tryouts for students attempting to qualify for the school’s trophy-winning traveling team. This year’s event will take place Nov. 17, 19 and 20.