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BHS students earned over $1.4 million in college credits in 2018-19

Oct 17th Three female high school students sit at a table with their teacher.

Burnsville High School students earned 2,735 credits worth $1.42 million in tuition through the University of Minnesota’s College in the Schools (CIS) program during the 2018-19 school year.  The CIS program allows high school juniors and...


Show your pride with a One91 yard sign

Oct 17th we are one91

Families can now show their pride in their community schools with a One91 yard sign. Declaring "We Are One91," the signs celebrate both our unity and our amazing diversity. Pick one up and show that we are #CommunityStrong! Signs can be...


District schools show strong growth in elementary reading and among English learners

Oct 15th two boys laying on the floor and reading a book

Nine out of ten District 191 elementary schools equaled or outperformed the state average when it comes to student progress on state reading tests in 2019, and on average, English learners at each elementary school showed greater progress toward...


Greater Twin Cities United Way grant spotlights manufacturing careers

Oct 10th a group of students work on a project

A grant from the Greater Twin Cities United Way (GTCUW) totaling $10,000 is intended to expose Burnsville High School students to careers in manufacturing.  Sourced through GTCUW by a local manufacturer, District 191 will use the grant to...

Bosch grant supports STEM Summer Academy for incoming 9th graders at BHS

Oct 8th four students building robots

A new program that helps incoming 9th graders make a successful transition to Burnsville High School will get an added boost next year thanks to a grant from the Bosch Community Fund.  The STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)...


October is College Knowledge Month

Oct 3rd

College Knowledge Month is a statewide program to help students explore their career and college options, plan for life after high school and complete college applications. The goal of College Knowledge Month is to provide every...


BHS junior earns Target STEM award

Oct 3rd female high school student

Burnsville High School junior Alexis Bunnell has been named one of just 25 winners of the Target Women in Science and Technology (TWIST) EPIC Awards. The awards recognize and honor high school girls from the Twin Cities for their dedication to...

Wells Fargo grant provides juniors with opportunity to attend National College Fair

Oct 2nd

Thanks to a $2,000 grant from Wells Fargo, Burnsville High School can provide all 11th-grade students with bus transportation to the annual National College Fair at the Minneapolis Convention Center Oct. 2.  The Minnesota National Fair is...


The ‘Blaze Burger’ returns to support BHS DECA

Sep 27th

The Blaze Burger is back, along with the partnership between Burnsville High School DECA and Burger Jones. The specialty burger will be available at the Burnsville Burger Jones throughout October, and for each one sold, DECA will earn $1. All...


'MVTA Connect' now serves Burnsville High School

Sep 26th public transit bus

Minnesota Valley Transit Authority is now serving Burnsville High School with its on-demand public transit service called MVTA Connect. Rides are $3 and scheduled through a downloadable app, or through a scheduling portal...