District 191
During a trip to Ethiopia, Burnsville High School 10th-grade student Egeziharya Yilma noticed that schools and students lacked supplies, so she decided to do something about it and created Project Pencil. After sharing her idea with Principal Dave Helke, who was supportive, Yilma launched the projec...Read More
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The Metcalf Junior High chess team once again brought home several team and individual honors from the National Junior High Chess Championships, held April 23-25 in Kentucky. The tournament started with Metcalf earning a team co-championship and eighth-graders Pratik Nehete and Zander Gorton being n...Read More
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Community members are invited to help Burnsville High School students build and start planting the school’s Giving Garden on Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Last fall, students worked to expand from a small bucket garden to a larger plot of permanent ground on the BHS campus. On April 25...Read More
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Burnsville High School junior Scott Tinkham won two 2015 NATAS-Upper Midwest Region student video production awards on Sunday, April 12. Winners were announced at a ceremony at the Mall of America. Tinkham won the high school sports category for videos he shot and edited for the Burnsville football ...Read More
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Sharon Shelerud, a social studies teacher at Metcalf Junior High in Burnsville, is a 2015 recipient of the K-12 Distinguished Teaching Award from the National Council for Geographic Education. The award recognizes and supports excellence in geography teaching among elementary, middle and high school...Read More
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Staff members are inviting students, families and community members to Burnsville High School (BHS) to discover all that it offers in academics, activities/athletics and the arts by attending a special event on Tuesday, Feb. 3, beginning at 6 p.m. at Burnsville High School, 600 E. Highway 13. The ev...Read More
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