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‘Class Acts’ will raise funds for scholarships


Nearly 150 employees in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 are involved in the upcoming 27th annual Class Acts comedy variety show to raise money for scholarships for graduating students. So far, Class Acts has raised more than $242,000...

Categories: Community

BHS senior earns Dease Scholarship, full ride to St. Thomas


With encouragement and support from her teachers, Burnsville High School senior Libin Said submitted an essay to St. Thomas University, one of her top college choices, in hopes of earning a four-year, full-tuition scholarship.   On Friday...

Categories: Student Success

Harriet Bishop student qualifies for state geography bee


Matthew Feraru, a sixth grade student at Harriet Bishop Elementary School in Savage, has qualified to compete at the state level of the National Geographic Bee. Matthew won the school competition earlier this year and then completed a qualifying...

Categories: Student Success

SSC Visual Arts Exhibit runs through March 20 at Normandale Community College


Several Burnsville High School students participated in the South Suburban Conference Visual Arts Exhibit and High School Art Day on Feb. 20. The 'Reception and Awards Night' celebration for the conference exhibit is Tuesday,...

Categories: Arts, Student Success

Nicollet Junior High AVID program receives national recognition


Nicollet Junior High in Burnsville has been named an AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) National Demonstration School because of its success in using the AVID program to help students succeed academically and prepare for college. The...

Categories: Achievement

With referendum approval, changes coming to buildings, technology and learning


When students arrive for the 2016-17 school year, they will find changes throughout Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 thanks to voter approval of the two Vision One91 referendum questions on Feb. 24. “The next 18 months will be busy...

Categories: Vision One91

Building 'Teacher of the Year' nominations being accepted


The Burnsville Education Association (BEA) is encouraging parents, students, employees and community members to nominate educators for the building Teacher of the Year awards. Exceptional teachers at each school building in Burnsville-Eagan-...

Categories: Achievement, Community

Windmill project a lesson in many disciplines for Harriet Bishop students


Students in fifth grade science classes at Harriet Bishop Elementary School in Savage designed and then created windmills after learning about the advantages and disadvantages of renewable and non-renewable resources. In this engineering...