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Burnsville High School: Potential Fight With Weapons Reported  Burnsville, MN Patch

Burnsville High School: Potential Fight Reported - Burnsville, MN - School officials began investigating after parents reported rumors about a possible fight.

Police: Burnsville High School student in custody after threats of school shooting  SW News Media

Burnsville Police said Wednesday a 14-year-old Burnsville High School student was in custody after the student allegedly threatened a school shooting in a ...

Stillwater High School pitchers Drew Gilbert, Will Frisch could be taken in MLB Draft  Bring Me The News

Drew Gilbert and Will Frisch are racking up an insane number of strikeouts.

Burnsville High School opens free store for students  SW News Media

Students at Burnsville High School can discreetly stock up on necessities at a new free store that opened in the school this week.

Burnsville High School tackles racism

Students who walk the halls of Burnsville High School are trying to unlock pain caused by blatant racism. Most recently, someone painted a rock and the ...

After 20 years of declining enrollment, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District prepares for the trend to continue  SW News Media

The declining enrollment trend plaguing the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District isn't nearing a turning point, according to this year's projections. District officials ...

Burnsville High School senior earns National Merit scholarship  SW News Media

Burnsville High School senior Will Trussell recieved the National Merit 3M Scholarship, according to a release from the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District.

'Diversity is what makes us great' Burnsville High School students, staff respond to rock graffiti  SW News Media

A boulder in the parking lot of Burnsville High School was painted with a racial slur, obscene drawings and other offensive material in late October. A district ...

District describes leadup to Burnsville High School disruption  SW News Media

Rumors of a planned fight at Burnsville High School stemmed from a student's report that others might be bringing “guns and knives” to the school on Oct. 26, ...

Future teachers honored at Burnsville High School signing ceremony  SW News Media

Burnsville High School seniors with plans to become educators were celebrated at a school signing ceremony on Tuesday.

Burnsville High School DECA students make school history; head to state competition  SW News Media

Burnsville High School's DECA program will send a record number of students to this year's state competition, according to a news release from the ...

AFT president talks racial tensions, teacher contracts at Burnsville High School visit  SW News Media

American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten weighed in on the recent contract strife between the Burnsville Education Association teachers ...

Pi Day milestone at Burnsville High School  ECM Publishers

Pi Days come and Pi Days go, but Pi Day 2019 was a milestone for Burnsville High School. Pi Day is an annual spot on the calendar — March 14, or 3/14 ...

Burnsville High School Theatre explores overcoming obstacles in 'Akeelah and the Bee'  SW News Media

A beloved film is soon to hit the stage in Burnsville High School Theatre's upcoming production of “Akeelah and the Bee.”

Donna M. Bisek, 55 | MN South News  New Prague Times

Donna M. Bisek, age 55, of New Prague, died peacefully on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Donna was born on ...

Employees, parents, students worry about the future at Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District budget forum  SW News Media

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District employees and community members Wednesday told the Board of Education music programs, sports and college-credit ...

Burnsville High School showcases history with memorabilia display  SW News Media

A new memorabilia display at Burnsville High School showcases items from the school's early days in the 1950s. The unveiling of the new, permanent display ...

Teen Arrested After Post About Shooting At Burnsville High  Burnsville, MN Patch

Teen Arrested After Post About Shooting - Burnsville, MN - Burnsville High was staffed with extra police as a result Wednesday.

Burnsville High School students earn nearly $1.3 million in college credits  SW News Media

Burnsville High School students earned 2599 college credits worth $1.28 million in tuition dollars during the 2017-2018 school year, according to a news ...

BHS principal apologizes for tardy response to racist graffiti  ECM Publishers

Burnsville High School Principal Dave Helke has apologized for what he said was a tardy public response to racist graffiti at the school. In a letter to ...

Catholic high school to open in south metro  ECM Publishers

Tom Bengtson and Matt Birk were already on a mission to open a Catholic high school in the south metro area. But they hadn't found its home until they stopped ...

Burnsville High School homecoming royalty court | Savage Pacer  SW News Media

Burnsville High School seniors Sam Bardwell and Joy Bogonko were named this year's homecoming king and queen.

Interface: Burnsville High School student runs towel drive for homeless youth  SW News Media

Editor's note: The following submission was written by Shrey Pothini, a Savage resident and student.

Education Briefs for Burnsville-Eagan-Savage 191 for the week of May 17  ECM Publishers

Powwow will celebrate American Indian graduates. Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will join with other south metro school districts to host the ...

Updated: Police investigate Burnsville-Eagan-Savage threat, patrol schools  SW News Media

Savage Police are investigating social media threats of violence received by the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District and were patrolling several Savage ...

6 Big Changes Made To Proposed District 191 Budget  Burnsville, MN Patch

6 Big Changes Made To Proposed District 191 Budget - Burnsville, MN - Parents in Eagan, Burnsville, and Savage will want to know about these changes to the ...

Burnsville High School student artwork showcased at South Suburban exhibit  SW News Media

The annual South Suburban Conference High School Visual Arts Exhibition features artwork created by Burnsville High School students.

Minnesota high school student using class project to promote community-police relations  KSTP

Trevor Dostal is a senior at Burnsville High School and has created a social media account for a school project to bring awareness to community-police relations ...

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage district identified for state support under new accountability system  SW News Media

The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District is missing the mark in key areas, according The Minnesota Department of Education's new school and district ...

Former Burnsville High School teacher sentenced for sex with teen student  SW News Media

A former Burnsville High School teacher was sentenced Thursday in Dakota County District Court in connection to charges that he had sex with a 16-year-old ...

Burnsville High School alumni stops by during his 500-mile solo run across the state  SW News Media

Equipped with a hydration pack on his back, a couple of candy bars, his audiobook library, three layers of clothing and ball of coconut oil in a ziplock bag, Craig.

Police investigate 2 threats of violences against Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District  Bring Me The News

Threats of violence against a south metro school district are under investigation by the Savage Police Department. The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District ...

Angie Craig Hosts Town Hall In Burnsville: Watch Live Stream  Burnsville, MN Patch

Angie Craig Town Hall: Watch Live Stream - Burnsville, MN - U.S. Rep. Angie Craig has committed to at least one town hall-style meeting a month.

Minnesota high school chefs in action  Minneapolis Star Tribune

The Prostart Invitational: Burnsville High School practiced for a high school culinary competition.

Minnesota high school teams prepare 'restaurant quality' dishes in chef competition  Star Tribune

The annual Minnesota State ProStart Invitational is sparking the next generation of chefs.

Metcalf gets frank about principal video, racial climate  ECM Publishers

Before a gym full of parents, teachers and students at Metcalf Middle School Jan. 3, the school principal tried to atone for uttering a profane racial slur that was ...

Robotics a leaping-off point for BHS grad  ECM Publishers

Until knee problems ended Jenna Kay Foertsch's volleyball career at Burnsville High School, she hadn't thought much about FIRST Robotics. She saw team ...

Burnsville High School quiz bowl teams eyeing national championship  SW News Media

Burnsville High School Quiz Bowl teams dominated a South Dakota tournament last week, locking in a spot to compete for the national title in Atlanta in May.

District 191 employees recognized for excellence | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

Eleven Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 staff members are being recognized for their extraordinary contributions to the community with 2019 ...

'Seussical: The Musical' opens April 25 at BHS | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

The Burnsville High School Theatre Guild is presenting “Seussical: The Musical,” a fantastical, musical extravaganza featuring Dr. Seuss' best-loved characters.

Burnsville High School student named National Merit semifinalist  SW News Media

Will Trussell, a senior at Burnsville High School, has been named a 2019 National Merit semifinalist.

Rock band from Prior Lake and Burnsville high schools nets St. Paul gigs  SW News Media

A local classic rock band of high-schoolers is racking up gigs around the Twin Cities and preparing to play into the foreseeable future, its members and coach ...

Modern dance concert set by Youth Dance Ensemble of Burnsville  ECM Publishers

In collaboration with School District 191 Community Education, the Youth Dance Ensemble of Burnsville will present a modern dance concert on Monday, March ...

New Black Student Union forms at Burnsville High School  SW News Media

When Jasmine Buckner first arrived at Burnsville High School from New York City, she felt alone.

BHS robotics wins award, advances to nationals | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

The Burnsville High School Robotics team received the Innovation in Control Award at the 10000 Lakes Regional, held April 6 and 7 at the University of ...

Body found in ditch believed to be Burnsville High School graduate Adam Rein  SW News Media

A body found in a drainage ditch on Saturday is believed to be Adam Michael Rein, 24, who was reported missing to the Buffalo Lake Police Department on ...

Feedback from community encourages District 191 to make changes to budget cuts list  KSTP

Some of the changes included removing ninth-grade athletics middle school orchestra from the list of cuts, according to a release sent out by District 191...

Burnsville High School responds to rumors of weapon, bomb threat  SW News Media

Burnsville police received reports about a weapon and a bomb threat at Burnsville High School on Friday, Feb. 16, that they could not confirm.

Burnsville High School one of six sites to host guitar building institute  SW News Media

When Tom Singer helped create the STEM Guitar Project a decade ago, the mission was simple: To bring hands-on learning back to the traditional classroom.

'Deeply offensive' Burnsville High School homecoming sign comes under fire  Star Tribune

A Burnsville High School student came under fire over the weekend for an offensive poster that he used to ask a black student to the homecoming dance.

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage moves to spare ninth grade sports, orchestra from cuts  SW News Media

The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District Board of Education and several district administrators Thursday said they want to preserve middle school orchestra and ...

Burnsville High School 2017-18 Semester 2 Honor Roll | Savage  SW News Media

Burnsville High School 2017-18 Semester 2 Honor Roll. The following Burnsville High School students were named to the first semester “A” and “B” Honor Rolls: ...

UPDATE: Proposed cuts threaten district, speakers tell 191 board  ECM Publishers

UPDATE: At a workshop Thursday night, board members agreed to withdraw some of the proposed cuts, including the elimination of ninth-grade sports teams.

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage schools close until Thursday | News  SW News Media

The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday because of dangerously cold temperatures in the forecast, the district ...

For $40 an hour, Burnsville High School automotive students will fix their teachers' cars  SW News Media

In an old bus garage, located a short walk away from Burnsville High School's main building, a revamped, state-of-the-art auto body shop is operating in full ...

Scott Hume seeks election to Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school board  SW News Media

Scott Hume filed for candidacy for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Board of Education on July 31.

Another 'Hutch' rises in law enforcement | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

His father set an example for new Hennepin sheriff.

BHS class of 2018 students first to receive bilingual certification  SW News Media

A new door opened this year for bilingual and multilingual students at Burnsville High School.

Fire was a crisis that brought unity | News  ECM Publishers

First came the fire, then came a rainbow. Less than two months after an arsonist decimated their building, members of Burnsville High School's Class of 1994 ...

Disney Dreamer grounded in excellence | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

As a youngster, Alyse Dees imagined herself building roller coasters one day. As a high-achieving Burnsville High School senior going into the architecture ...

Former Burnsville High School teacher pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct  SW News Media

A former Burnsville High School music teacher accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student pleaded guilty Monday to one count of third-degree criminal ...

Controversial Burnsville High School homecoming proposal goes viral  SW News Media

A racist homecoming proposal by a Burnsville High School student led to a viral social media conversation over the weekend.

Burnsville school takes aim at teacher shortage with Signing Day ceremony  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Olivia Brammer always wanted to be a teacher, a profession she thought most people wouldn't encourage her to choose because it is considered less ...

Burnsville High School honors future teachers at signing ceremony  SW News Media

The first-ever teacher signing ceremony took place in the Burnsville High School Career Center on May 23 with 14 seniors who plan to become teachers.

Burnsville High School Hall of Fame welcomes six new members this fall  SW News Media

The Burnsville High School Hall of Fame will welcome six new members at a Sept. 14 induction ceremony this fall.

Burnsville Community Theatre presents 'Cinderella' this month | Savage  SW News Media

Burnsville Community Theatre's production of Cinderella opens Aug. 9 at the Burnsville High School Mraz Center.

Burnsville H.S. Teacher Arrested For Inappropriate Communication With Student  CBS Minnesota / WCCO

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) – A Burnsville high school teacher is in jail Tuesday night, accused of having inappropriate communications with a student.

Could undecided high school graduates become a thing of the past? That hope inspired these Minnesota efforts  MinnPost

Sparks flew in Russ Tesmer's auto body repair class as a group of students practiced welding on an old car that had been donated to Burnsville High School.

Burnsville High School student lands perfect ACT score  SW News Media

Burnsville High School junior Will Trussell got a perfect score of 36 on the ACT, something that less than 0.1 percent of students nationwide accomplish.

See video coverage of U.S. Rep. Angie Craig's first town hall  ECM Publishers

A town hall that U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, D-Eagan, had previously slated for Thursday night will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Burnsville High School, ...

Tension mounts in District 191 | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

As the school year draws to a close, tension continues to mount over the unsettled teachers contract in School District 191. The School Board's negotiating ...

Burnsville High School 'Pathways' model enters second year  SW News Media

During the first day back to school on Sept. 5, Orion Patrie gave his first lecture early in the morning.

Gallery: Scenes from Burnsville High School's 2018 commencement ceremony  SW News Media

On June 8, 577 students were awarded their diplomas at the 62nd annual Burnsville High School commencement ceremony.

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School Board approves $4.4M in cuts  SW News Media

The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District Board of Education adopted the 2018-2019 budget at a meeting Thursday, locking in $4.4 million in cuts from the initial ...

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage district considers $4.4 million in budget cuts, including 40 FTEs  SW News Media

On Thursday, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school officials announced millions of dollars in proposed budget cuts — including the elimination of 40 full-time jobs ...

1 Student Injured, Several Detained After Fight At Burnsville H.S.  CBS Minnesota / WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A fight at Burnsville High School on Wednesday left one student injured and several others in police custody. The Burnsville Police ...

Former Burnsville music teacher jailed for criminal sexual conduct with student  Bring Me The News

A former Burnsville music teacher has been sentenced to 210 days in jail after admitting criminal sexual conduct with a child. Erik Michael Akervik, 30, pleaded ...

Education briefs for the week of Dec. 21 | Free  ECM Publishers

District 191 board member is first recipient of 'Rising Star' award.

Beloved Burnsville High School teacher 'Huggy' retires | Savage  SW News Media

One of Burnsville High School's most beloved teachers has taught her last class.

Eden Prairie High School names new associate principal  SW News Media

Akram Osman will join Eden Prairie High School as its associate principal on July 1, the school district announced in an April 25 news release.

'Dang near identical.' U reminds Burnsville's Martin of prep turnaround  Star Tribune

Kamal Martin led Burnsville High School to a reversal of fortunes as a senior, and says the signs are similar when he looks at this season's Gophers football ...

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage outlines superintendent search, seeks input  SW News Media

The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District Board of Education is seeking public input before hiring its next superintendent by late April, according to a timeline ...

Former Burnsville High teacher admits to sex charge involving students  Star Tribune

A onetime Burnsville High School music teacher has pleaded guilty to sex-related crimes involving two students. Erik M. Akervik, 30, of Burnsville, entered his ...

Notebook: Opening day for SSC baseball, softball is Monday  ECM Publishers

Limited spring high school sports action is taking place this week, but the schedule will accelerate next week, starting with Opening Day for South Suburban ...

DFL'er Hunter Cantrell to represent Savage, Burnsville in House  SW News Media

Democratic newcomer Hunter Cantrell, 23, will represent residents in Savage and parts of Burnsville in Minnesota House District 56A after winning in the ...

Rep. Angie Craig Contradicts Herself at Recent Townhall  Alpha News MN

Representative Angie Craig (D-MN) held her first town hall since being sworn in on Jan. 26 at Burnsville High School.

Burnsville to be latest high school offering on-site credit union  Star Tribune

From Eden Prairie to St. Paul, eight high schools now have an on-site credit union.

Ex-principal Howard Hall dies at 86 | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

The joke goes that when Burnsville High School's principal introduced himself to teachers as “Howard Hall from Missourah,” they needed a translation.

Gothard, referendum made news in Dist. 191 | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

Superintendent Joe Gothard's exit to St. Paul and voter approval of levies to help stabilize finances for the next decade made headlines last year in ...

Law-enforcement basketball tourney to benefit families of fallen correctional officers  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Law enforcement officers from 35 agencies across Minnesota will play in a basketball tournament Saturday in Burnsville to raise money for families of fallen ...

Longtime Burnsville hockey coaching duo prepares to hang up the skates  SW News Media

Local residents Chuck Hadley and Chris Omodt both grew up playing street and pond hockey every chance they could, and the pair immediately synced when ...

Schools struggle with widening student and teacher racial gap  Star Tribune

Minnesota's student body is rapidly becoming more diverse, while the teaching force remains mostly white.

Burnsville High students petition to retire jersey No. 6 after classmate's death  KMSP-TV

The recent passing of a popular Burnsville High School senior has devastated the entire student body just a few weeks into the new school year.

Skaters to relay on mixture of youth, experience  SW News Media

The Burnsville girls hockey team will rely on a mixture of youth and experience this winter?

Burnsville plans to close Senior Campus after high-school expansion  Minneapolis Star Tribune

More freedom. A campus that feels more like college than high school. A chance to hang out exclusively with fellow seniors. Fewer students in the parking lot ...

Minn. companies invest in high schools to build next labor force  Star Tribune

Corporate partnerships have been alive and well in high schools across America for decades. But a looming labor shortage, along with a growing urgency to ...

After two deaths, BHS has emotional start to the school year  SW News Media

Reeling over two deaths this month, Burnsville High School has had a difficult start to the new school year.

Jen Holweger runs for Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school board  SW News Media

Jen Holweger filed for candidacy for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Board of Education on Aug. 1.

A flock of new recruits on signing day  ECM Publishers

Approximately 60 local high school athletes were expected to sign National Letters of Intent on Wednesday to compete in Division I and Division II college ...

Burnsville High School students defy gravity with upcoming 'Mary Poppins' production  SW News Media

Slowly and carefully, Burnsville High School junior John Butler walks up the wall of the stage in the Mraz Center, a performing arts center off Highway 13 in ...

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