Education

Candidates for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education have been invited to participate in a forum at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Senior Campus (upper level) of Diamondhead Education Center, 200 W. Burnsville Parkway. The forum will be broadcast live on the district’s educational Channel 18 and on the district’s website [...]

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School District 191 Superintendent Joe Gothard had an “exemplary first year” in the district’s top job, the School Board said in his first job review. Gothard, who started work last July 1, exceeded board expectations on three of seven performance benchmarks and met expectation on the other four. Members of the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage board met with [...]

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The Rosemount High School marching band took the Ice Bucket Challenge en masse during an August practice session at the high school. The Ice Bucket Challenge is a fundraising effort for the ALS Association, which receives donations from those who take the challenge and pass the challenge along to other people or organizations. ALS is [...]

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Students were held 15 minutes longer in their third-hour class at Rosemount High School on Wednesday, Sept. 17, to allow police to conduct an uninterrupted search of the building, according to an email from the school. Police requested the search while investigating a matter involving alleged conduct by a Rosemount High School student outside of [...]

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The first week of classes at Apple Valley’s Westview Elementary culminated in Principal Tami Staloch-Schultz (pictured) getting drenched with icy water. Staloch-Schultz took the Ice Bucket Challenge for the ALS Association during an all-school assembly Friday, Sept. 5. The aim of the assembly was to introduce students to the concept of “Bulldog STRONG,” an acronym [...]

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Prepares to host 14 bands, including the U of M, in home festival The Rosemount High School marching band opened the competitive season on Saturday with two first-place finishes at competitions in Eden Prairie and Eastview. Their performances of “The Queen” merited the top spot in Class AAA at the Prairie Colors Marching Band Festival [...]

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