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Burnsville High athlete killed by 'senseless act of murder'  ECM Publishers

A Burnsville High School athlete who would have been a senior this year was shot to death at a late-night gathering in north Minneapolis Aug. 16, according to ...

Friends, family identify teenager fatally shot in north Minneapolis  Star Tribune

The teenager who was gunned down at a late-night gathering in north Minneapolis on Friday was a soon-to-be high school senior from Burnsville, according to ...

At Burnsville's Metcalf Middle School, racial slurs poisoned the culture  Minnesota Public Radio News

First came the n-word on a weekly, sometimes daily basis, directed at eighth-grader Ameera Ally and other John Metcalf Middle School students of color.

Girl, 15, arrested for threatening to 'shoot up' Minnesota school  Bring Me The News

The girl allegedly threatened to "shoot up" the southern Minnesota high school.

Flashback Friday: Arson caused major damage at Burnsville High School in 1994  KSTP

The fire forced students to finish out the school year at a junior high/elementary school campus elsewhere in the district ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

'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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Catholic high school in Burnsville to open this fall  SW News Media

A new Catholic high school to open in Burnsville and founded by a former NFL star will be the first in the southwest metro region.

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 ...

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 ...

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.”

Retiring choir director will rekindle composing career | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

Her website is still under construction. Details of copyright and law are unmastered rungs on a steep learning curve. Welcome to ...

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 homecoming royalty court | Savage  SW News Media

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

Burnsville graduate earns musical theater accolade, trip to Broadway  SW News Media

A local teen actor and recent winner of a prestigious high school musical theater honor headed to the Great White Way this week.

Review recommends closing multiple Burnsville-Eagan-Savage schools after next school year  SW News Media

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage district officials should close three schools at the end of next school year to save money as enrollment declines, according to an expert ...

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 ...

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 ...

Burnsville Teen Sean Floersch Beat Cancer, Then Threw A No-Hitter  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It's a funny phenomenon that some of the most successful people in sports, and in life, are the ones who have gone through the most ...

Burnsville High School students win Junior Book Awards from colleges  SW News Media

Seven Burnsville High School juniors were awarded Junior Book Awards from several colleges during a ceremony last week, according to a news release from ...

Burnsville Class of 2019 | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

Burnsville High School honored 609 graduates during the school's 63rd commencement June 7 at Pates Stadium. Class speakers were Andrew Vixayvong ...

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 ...

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.

BHS grads say it was a frank and fruitful year  ECM Publishers

Burnsville High School's many hues will be on display at tonight's commencement, among the rows of graduates and at the podium where three speakers will ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Minnesota high school chefs in action  Minneapolis Star Tribune

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Burnsville High School's Preschool Lab has openings | Savage  SW News Media

Burnsville High School's Preschool Lab, a course offered to students under the director of Family and Consumer Sciences teachers, has openings for preschool ...

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

His father set an example for new Hennepin sheriff.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Jail sentence for ex-Burnsville High School teacher who admitted to sex with student  Star Tribune

Jail time spread over several years is the sentence for a onetime Burnsville High School music teacher accused of sex-related crimes involving two students.

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 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.

'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.

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-Eagan-Savage officials approve 2019-2020 budget, levy plan  SW News Media

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage district officials last week approved millions of dollars in budget cuts for next year and decided to continue planning for a potential levy ...

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 ...

Amoroso completes two eventful years as superintendent | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

Teacher unrest, social media headaches and budget cuts came with Cindy Amoroso's two-year tour of duty as superintendent of School District 191.

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.

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.

Burnsville students start diversity conversation |

After racist graffiti was found outside Burnsville High School, a group of students are taking action and making sure the incident can be used as a lesson in ...

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...

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 ...

'No Doors Closed' scholarships presented to Burnsville seniors  SW News Media

Four seniors in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District were awarded the "No Doors Closed" scholarship this month, which aims to financially open the door to a ...

Dialogue on race draws a crowd in Burnsville  ECM Publishers

After the audience at Burnsville City Hall had settled in and heard a few speakers on the topic of race, meeting organizer Renita Fisher stood and shattered the ...

Burnsville High School Pitcher A Prospect For The Pros  CBS Minnesota / WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — If you can throw a baseball hard and can throw strikes, you can pitch at the high school level. If you can throw a baseball real hard, ...

Video Shows Student Tasered By Officer At Burnsville H.S.  CBS Minnesota / WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Twin Cities mother is alleging aggressive policing of her son after an incident involving a Taser at Burnsville High School.

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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 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: ...

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

Former Blaze star trying to keep the dream alive  ECM Publishers

Seeing a one-time prep basketball star such as Tarell Clark leading the transition and hoisting jump shots at Eagan Community Center, it would be easy to ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

'Grit to Great': Women share career, life experiences with female students  ECM Publishers

Lakeville's Carrie Stangler remembers pondering what she would do with her life after high school.

Interface: Community helped us get here, and we left our own mark  SW News Media

Editor's note: Burnsville High School senior Alyse Dees spoke to her fellow graduates at the school's commencement ceremony Friday, June 7. An edited ...

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Gordmans to hold grand opening at Burnsville Center  ECM Publishers

Apparel and home décor retailer Gordmans, now a part of Stage Stores' community of stores, will hold grand openings at its Burnsville and Woodbury stores ...

Thursday's prep roundup: Harding senior wins badminton title  Minneapolis Star Tribune

St. Paul Harding senior Ester Htoo won the individual badminton state championship after defeating Edina's Angel Liang.

District 191 graduation rates drop slightly | Savage Education  SW News Media

The graduation rate has dropped slightly for Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District students, according to state data released last week.

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 ...

State badminton: Harding’s Htoo wins singles, Central duo takes doubles  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Ester Htoo gave Harding its first singles championship since 2007, and Chia Sangwang and Lisa Xiong combined for Central's first doubles title in school history ...

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 ...

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 ...

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