Students and staff at Metcalf Junior High School will honor a former teacher with a special public event that will also raise funds for scholarships.
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Aradhana Menon, an eighth grader at Nicollet Junior High in Burnsville, along with seventh grader Chance Persons of Metcalf Junior High in Burnsville, and sixth grader Joshua Holden of Marion W. Savage Elementary in Savage, have all qualified to compete in the 2015 Minnesota Seven County Metro Area Regional Spelling Bee, which will take place on March 21 at Augsburg College in Minneapolis.
Two teams of Metcalf Junior High students brought home awards from the Fluid Power Challenge at the University of Minnesota in January.
Metcalf Junior High will host an information night for parents about the school's Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program on March 12 at 7:30 p.m. The mission of AVID is to ensure that all students, especially students in the academic middle, will succeed in the most rigorous honors/ Advanced Placement curriculum while participating in school activities. AVID is a college prep program; it is not remedial.
Directed by Steve Orth, Metcalf Junior High drama students will present "Pieces," a series of vignettes written by Orth about difficult situations teenagers may face.
Students from all 10 elementary schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 are invited to participate in the District 191 Elementary Chess Championships on Saturday, Dec. 20.
Metcalf Junior High language arts teacher (and Burnsville High School alumnus) Steven Orth received a surprise visit from WCCO-TV reporter Kim Johnson this week as a station nominated him as an "Excellent Educator." The station praised his ability to connect with students and provide meaningful advice about more than just language arts.
When Amy Stead selected a play called "The Track Home" for junior high students to perform this fall, she had no idea it was written by a former student in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191.
Bjorn Anderson and Bobby Griffiths from Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 have been named TIES 2014 Exceptional Teachers and will be honored during the TIES Education Technology Conference in December.