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The 11th annual Bowls for BrainPower fundraiser event runs November 12-19


The 11th annual Bowls for BrainPower fundraiser event will be held virtually this year, with a 'Best of Show" online auction running Nov. 12-19. The online auction can be viewed at This annual fundraiser...

Categories: Announcements, Community

Small group conversations will help guide District 191’s strategic plan


District 191 is reviewing its Strategic Roadmap, which guides the district in making decisions about programs, spending and more. As part of that review process, more than 800 people shared their ideas and responded to others' ideas in an online...

Categories: Announcements

Gideon Pond makes top ten list of best elementary schools in Twin Cities suburbs


Gideon Pond Elementary School has been named one of the top 10 elementary schools in the Twin Cities suburbs by SchoolSparrow, which publishes public K-12 school rankings that account for differences in parent income, elevating diverse schools to...

Categories: Announcements, Achievement

More than 800 participate in strategic review exchange; small group conversations scheduled


More than 800 students, family members, staff members and community members participated in the District 191 Strategic Review ThoughtExchange, held Sept. 21-30. The online exchange asked stakeholders to submit their thoughts and rate the thoughts of...

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Bond refinancing will save more than $2.2 million


The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education has refinanced nearly $11.5 million in debt to save taxpayers through reduced debt payments. This refinancing will save approximately $2.2 million over the life of the bonds....

Categories: Finance, Announcements

State releases new guidelines for spectators at indoor activities


The Minnesota Department of Health released new guidelines yesterday to allow for up to two spectators per participant while still remaining under the venue maximums of 25% capacity and a total maximum of no more than 250. We realize this new...

Categories: Announcements

Holweger resigns from School Board; appointment, special election will fill vacancy


On Thursday, Oct. 8, District 191 School Board member Jen Holweger announced her resignation from the board, effective at the end of the meeting.  Holweger was elected in 2018 with her term beginning in January 2019.  “I've had such...

Categories: Announcements

Greater Twin Cities United Way partners with District 191 to provide career experiences for students


Thanks to a grant from The Greater Twin Cities United Way (GTCUW) totaling $25,000, a pilot group of 15 Burnsville High School students were able to participate and earn money in a four-week Summer Internship and Sustainability program. This...

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