District 191

About 600 members of the Class of 2014 received diplomas during Burnsville High School’s commencement ceremony June 6 at the school’s Pates Stadium. Johanna Marko gave the graduation address. Da-Jour McCray gave the commencement address.  

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Thanks to a partnership this spring with media and information company Thomson Reuters, students at Metcalf Junior High in Eagan got a six-week introduction to coding using the programming language Python. Four Thomson Reuters employees introduced students to the language, walked them through practice exercises, and helped them build their own code in a weekly [...]

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Six high-achieving juniors received Junior Book Awards from colleges during a ceremony at Burnsville High School on May 22. They are: Sydney Botz, Yale University; Evan Fuller, University of Minnesota; Sam Johnson, Dartmouth College; Jasmine Lim, Harvard University; Tessa Nania, Wellesley College; and Lauren Warmka, Columbia University. Students were selected based upon their academic accomplishments, [...]

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Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will be gathering residents’ opinions on a host of issues, including curriculum, instructional technology, grade configuration and facilities use, through a telephone survey over the next few weeks. The survey of 400 randomly selected residents will be conducted by the Morris Leatherman Company, which has conducted extensive polling for school districts [...]

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Students in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will present “An Evening of Swing” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 2, in the Mraz Center for Performing Arts at Burnsville High School, 600 E. Highway 13. The show features the Burnsville High School’s Swing Group and the Nicollet Junior High Singers and Swingers. Performances will include the Lindy [...]

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Joshua Swanson, a sixth-grader at Sky Oaks Elementary in Burnsville, is pictured with his science teacher, Pam Schilling, on April 26 at the Southern Minnesota Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Joshua won the Young Scientist Achievement Award for having the top project in his grade level. With his project, “Water [...]

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