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Published May 26, 2016 at 1:51 pm
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Mental health services on the rise in schools
Published May 19, 2016 at 11:46 am
Nonprofit serves District 191 The need for student mental health services is on the rise in School District 191, with a waiting list that grew from 57 students in September to 104 in April. The number of students who received therapy this school year is on pace to exceed last year’s number,...
Eagan school holds Lego drive for Africa
Published May 18, 2016 at 2:38 pm
Through May 27, students at Rahn Elementary in Eagan are collecting used Lego bricks, which they will donate to Play Well Africa, a charity providing toys and learning tools to underprivileged children in Uganda, Kenya, and Botswana. When Rahn fourth-grade teacher Alissa Tofte saw video online from...
The last Mraz in District 191
Published May 12, 2016 at 11:57 am
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Metcalf band teacher retiring to club gigs Retirement will not mean the music’s over for Metcalf Junior High band teacher Mark Mraz. Also in demand as a nightclub singer and piano man, Mraz is already booked for 14 dates in June. His gigs include a standing Wednesday engagement at Juniors Sports...
BHS Hall of Fame to induct eight new members
Published May 11, 2016 at 2:48 pm
Kirby Dennis (Class of 1996), Annette Kuz (Class of 1980), Brad MacDonald (Class of 1989), Karen Schaefer Ruth (Class of 1979), Deanna Thompson (Class of 1985), Don Timm (Class of 1967), the 1985 Boys Hockey Team and the 1985 Boys Swim Team have been selected as the 2016 inductees into the...
BHS sophomores win awards at international science competition
Published May 4, 2016 at 3:45 pm
Burnsville High School sophomores Fiona Chow, Kaylee Martynow and Robbie Wedan attended the ISWEEEP (International Sustainable World Energy Engineering Environment Project Olympiad) competition in Houston recently. A total of 385 projects from 62 countries qualified to compete in this prestigious...
Volunteers selected for Coskran Award in District 191
Published May 4, 2016 at 3:40 pm
Seven John Coskran Volunteer Awards will be presented in a ceremony in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 on May 12. “We thank these exceptional volunteers for the positive difference they make in our schools, programs and across the district,” said Superintendent Joe Gothard. “Their...
Rahn Elementary collects Legos for Africa
Published April 29, 2016 at 9:59 pm
Through May 27, students in Rahn Elementary Service Club are collecting used Lego bricks which they will donate to Play Well Africa, a charity providing toys and learning tools to underprivileged children in Uganda, Kenya and Botswana. When Rahn fourth-grade teacher Alissa Tofte heard about Play...
Service academy info session set April 25
Published April 20, 2016 at 3:18 pm
Congressman John Kline’s U.S. Service Academy Information Session is Monday, April 25, at the Diamondhead Education Center in Burnsville. The information session for students will provide information to candidates and their families about the application process, and how candidates can seek...
BHS student plans dance marathon as fundraiser for Project Pencil
Published April 20, 2016 at 2:54 pm
Last year, Burnsville High School student Egeziharya Yilma gathered school supplies worth $10,000 through a fundraiser she called Project Pencil. This year, she hopes to collect more through a new fundraiser — a Project Pencil Dance Marathon that will take place noon to 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, May...