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Burnsville High student arrested after Instagram post threatened shooting  St. Paul Pioneer Press

A 14-year-old Burnsville High School student was arrested Wednesday morning after posting “Bhs is getting shot up tm” on Instagram on Tuesday, police said.

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: 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.

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 Student Arrested for Posting School Shooting Threat on Social Media  Voice Of Alexandria

(Burnsville, MN) -- A 14-year-old student is under arrest for an Instagram post threatening a shooting at Burnsville High School. Police say they investigated the ...

Burnsville High School students serve as CEO for a day at $1.2B company  SW News Media

On Aug. 28, two Burnsville High School students were at the helm of a $1.2 billion company.

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.

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 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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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. Not only is she not from Minnesota, but she is also black.

'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 ...

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 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 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.

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.

Burnsville High School's Preschool Lab has openings | Savage Pacer  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 ...

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.

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 High School 2017-18 Semester 2 Honor Roll | Savage Pacer  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: ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 Pacer  SW News Media

Burnsville Community Theatre's production of Cinderella opens Aug. 9 at the Burnsville High School Mraz Center. Earlier this summer, “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” ...

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.

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 ...

#eyesUP Winner: Burnsville High School |

The top three PSAs received a cash prize of $1100 to be used by the winning schools to help promote distraction-free driving in their school and community.

Burnsville school takes aim at teacher shortage with Signing Day ceremony  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 Schools students walk out of class, protest gun violence  SW News Media

Burnsville High School students on Wednesday joined the growing national chorus of students protesting gun violence and urging lawmakers to change gun ...

Threat Was Meant For New Mexico School, Not Burnsville: Officials

Threat Was For New Mexico School, Not BHS: School - Burnsville, MN - Burnsville High School is the latest in a series of Minnesota schools to investigate ...

Five seek four seats on District 191 School Board  ECM Publishers

Five candidates are running for four four-year terms on the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District 191 School Board. They are Abigail Alt (incumbent), Lesley Chester ...

Free Burnsville Family Fest set Oct. 13 | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

The inaugural Burnsville Family Fest will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Burnsville High School, 600 E. Highway 13.

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.

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.

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 ...

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school year ends without a settled contract for teachers  SW News Media

On Thursday morning, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage teachers gathered together outside of their school buildings for the last day of school. At a set time each day, ...

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 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.

Check out Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Schools' new buses  SW News Media

A new fleet of school buses is preparing to roll out in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage schools this year.

Update: Burnsville-Eagan-Savage district, teacher's union fail to reach contract deal  SW News Media

Updated at 11:00 a.m. Thursday. For decades, new teachers have been familiar with the idea of receiving what's known as a pink slip, indicating they are being ...

Career Pathways on display at BHS | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

The career Pathways curriculum at Burnsville High School has been a sweet deal for senior Ryan Wolfe. Not only is he laser-focused on a career, he's building ...

Black Student Union makes presence felt at BHS  ECM Publishers

Eyerusalem Abebaw and Jasmine Buckner haven't always gotten into the swing of things at Burnsville High School. Though they come from different ...

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.

House District 56A candidate questionnaire 2018 | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

DFL challenger Hunter Cantrell is running against Republican Rep. Drew Christensen in House District 56A.

Retiring Burnsville-Eagan-Savage teachers, staff reflect on careers before next chapter  SW News Media

A number of staff members from the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District will retire this spring.

Abigail Alt files for reelection to Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school board  SW News Media

Abigail Alt filed for candidacy for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Board of Education on July 31.

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-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 High School students send words of love, healing to site of school massacre  SW News Media

In the wake of February's school shooting at a high school in Florida, Burnsville students are spreading love 1700 miles away.

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 Fire Muster Schedule of Events 2018 | Free  ECM Publishers

Tuesday, Sept. 4. Fire Muster Medallion Hunt, first clue posted at 9 a.m. at, medallion will be hidden in a city of Burnsville park. Wednesday ...

Why the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District spent $4M of its fund balance  SW News Media

The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District spent more than $4 million of its fund balance between last school year and this one due to the effects of ...

Jim Schmid files to run for Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School Board  SW News Media

Jim Schmid filed for candidacy for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Board of Education on July 31.

District 191 lays out budget cuts | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

Dozens of proposed budget cuts in School District 191 include reducing the elementary teaching staff, merging some middle school sports with Burnsville High ...

'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.

Lesley Chester runs for Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school board  SW News Media

Lesley Chester filed for candidacy for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Board of Education on Aug. 8.

Burnsville Chamber to host District 191 School Board candidate forum  ECM Publishers

Candidates for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education have been invited to participate in a forum at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept.

Five compete for four seats in District 191 | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

Declining enrollment, school funding, student achievement and teacher morale are issues in November's District 191 School Board election, based on ...

BHS students get modern-day lessons in upcoming 'Crucible' production  SW News Media

Burnsville High School students are bringing to life the hysteria of the 1692 Salem witch trials later this month in “The Crucible.”

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

One of Burnsville High School's most beloved teachers has taught her last class. Huggy is retiring. Jennifer Hugstad-Vaa, or “Huggy” as she is known throughout ...

Nearly half of Burnsville-Eagan-Savage schools to see leadership change  SW News Media

Seven out of 15 schools in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District will get new leaders next school year, making for a leadership shake-up. According to ...

Burnsville HS Petition Aims to Keep Campus Supervisors  KSTP

April 10, 2018 07:15 PM. A Burnsville High School student has started an online petition to save campus supervisors. The supervisors are adults who roam the ...

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.

Bill extends protections to students 18 and older | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

When state Rep. Drew Christensen, R-Savage, learned of allegations that a Burnsville High School teacher had consensual sex with an 18-year-old senior, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Notebook: Former Mr. Basketball to coach Blaze | Sports  ECM Publishers

Burnsville High School is turning to a Minnesota Mr. Basketball award winner to rebuild its boys program.

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District Superintendent Cindy Amoroso to retire in 2019  SW News Media

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District Superintendent Cindy Amoroso announced she will retire on June 30, 2019, the day her two-year contract expires.

Update: Gas leak causes delays for Burnsville-Eagan-Savage schools  SW News Media

Updated at 2:05 p.m. Friday. Schools in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District were delayed two hours Friday, May 25 after authorities responded to a ...

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

Burnsville High School has named its homecoming royalty court.

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School Board approves $127000 paint booth project at BHS  SW News Media

Burnsville High School students looking to go into the collision repair business will have a new piece of equipment to learn on.

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District Candidate: Jen Holweger | Savage Pacer  SW News Media

Why are you running for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Board of Education?

Six seek four spots in Burnsville City Council primary  ECM Publishers

Winners will compete for two seats. Six candidates are running for the Burnsville City Council in the primary election on Tuesday, Aug. 14. The top four ...

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District Candidate: Abigail Alt | Education  SW News Media

Why are you running for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Board of Education?

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

Kamal Martin was part of a football turnaround story before he became a Gopher, so he can't help but see parallels. He is a junior linebacker now for a program ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Free summer meals available for children at Burnsville-Eagan-Savage schools  SW News Media

Thanks to a federal program, breakfasts and lunches will be provided at no charge to all children, ages 1 to 18, this summer at several schools in the ...

BHS student to attend ivy league school on full scholarship  SW News Media

A Burnsville High School senior has received a prestigious honor. Victor Sanchez Villegas has been selected for a full four-year scholarship to Columbia ...

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 ...

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 ...

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage district, teachers' union reach 'tentative' agreement  SW News Media

At a mediation session Wednesday night, the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 and the Burnsville Education Association teachers' union reached a ...

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 ...

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage teachers tell tales of falling in love during talent show  SW News Media

When Briana Benson met the man who would become her husband, she literally couldn't speak.

Seniority the hangup in teacher talks | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

Teacher layoff policy is the last stumbling block in prolonged contract negotiations between School District 191 and its teachers union. At their April 25 meeting, ...

Burnsville looking for new AD | Sports  SW News Media

Burnsville High School is looking for a new athletic director.

Burnsville teen died of natural causes, not alcohol, while visiting NDSU -  Star Tribune

Devin Delaney, a 17-year-old Burnsville High School student, died of a medical condition with his heart during a weekend visit to friends at NDSU.

Minnesota high school teachers are having sex with older students...  Alexandria Echo Press

ST. PAUL—Minnesota high school teachers, administrators and contractors are legally allowed to have sex with their students over the age of 18.

Letter: What ISD 191 doesn't want you to know  ECM Publishers

To the editor: First, it is very important that residents carefully read the proposed Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District cuts. Residents should notice is there ...

#eyesUP: How our PSA winners are curbing distracted driving

BURNSVILLE, Minn. - This past spring, KARE 11 Sunrise launched our first ever #eyesUP High School PSA challenge among students in Minnesota and ...

Burnsville student who died at NDSU was 'loved by his classmates'  SW News Media

Updated at 4 p.m. Sept. 20. Savage native and Burnsville High School senior Devin Delaney is remembered as someone who could make others smile following ...

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.

Potential On-Street Bike Lanes In Burnsville: Map  Burnsville, MN Patch

BURNSVILLE, MN — The city of Burnsville is conducting a study to identify areas that could accommodate on-street bike lanes. Residents interested in learning ...

Newcomers among those seeking council seat | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

Three newcomers are running alongside three more established candidates in the Burnsville City Council primary on Aug. 14. Adam Clapp, Ryan Fagan and ...

Body Found Floating In Burnsville Lake Identified  Burnsville, MN Patch

BURNSVILLE, MN — Authorities have identified the man whose body was found floating in Burnsville's Crystal Lake Tuesday. The man was identified by the ...

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