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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 ...

Education briefs for the week of Dec. 14 | Free  ECM Publishers

Artwork of BHS students selected for South Suburban exhibit.

Shakopee dance opens the season | Sports  SW News Media

The Shakopee dance team opened the season on Saturday at the Burnsville Invitational.

Ready to downhill-ski and snowboard? Top Minnesota hills are opening this weekend  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Minnesota's ski and snowboard season has arrived. Thanks to a burst of chilly October air, all the major ski and snowboarding hills are open or will open this ...

'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 ...

Investigation underway after reports of Burnsville High School students intending to fight with weapons  SW News Media

The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District announced Friday an investigation is underway with the Burnsville Police Department into a possible plan for a 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 ...

Education Week's Photos of the Year for 2018 — Photo Gallery  Education Week

Parkland. Santa Fe. Teacher walkouts and teacher strikes. 2018 was a year of unspeakable tragedy and passionate political action in the pre-K-12 education ...

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.

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 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 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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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: ...

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.” ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 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 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.

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 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-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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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-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 ...

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.

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, ...

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.

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 ...

Police: Man found in Crystal Lake identified, no foul play  SW News Media

Updated at 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 19A man's body was recovered from Crystal Lake in Burnsville early Tuesday morning, according to a release from the Dakota ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 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.

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District Candidate: Abigail Alt | Education  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, 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 ...

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.

House District 56A candidate questionnaire 2018 | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

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

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 ...

'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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.”

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 ...

End of the gridiron road for the Blaze | Sports  SW News Media

The Burnsville football team saw its season come to end Oct. 26 with a 17-10 loss at Mounds View in the first round of the Class 6A playoffs. The Blaze finished ...

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 ...

New charges filed against former Burnsville swim coach  SW News Media

Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom filed three charges of third-degree criminal sexual conduct against former Burnsville Swim Club coach Alfred John ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Can the Blaze make a long postseason run?  SW News Media

The Burnsville football team heads into the Class 6A playoffs with a lot of confidence and some momentum.

Three Blaze seniors make their college choice | Sports  SW News Media

Three Burnsville High School seniors singed their national letters of intent Nov. 14 in a ceremony at the high school.

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 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 ...

GALLERY: Scenes from the Prior Lake High School Homecoming  SW News Media

The tradition of Homecoming played out at Prior Lake High School on Sept. 24-29.

Four seek two seats on Burnsville City Council  ECM Publishers

Four candidates are running on Nov. 6 for two four-year terms on the Burnsville City Council. They are Jim Bradrick, Ryan Fagan, Dan Kealey (three-term ...

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school board member Bob VandenBoom will not seek reelection  SW News Media

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Board of Education member Bob VandenBoom announced he will not seek re-election come November. His term ends in December.

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.

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school board candidates share views at public forum  SW News Media

How will the district will mend relationships after a contentious year of contract negotiations with the teachers union? What will happen during the next round of ...

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 ...

Update: Burnsville police say missing elderly man has been found  SW News Media

Updated at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. The Burnsville Police Department announced Wednesday afternoon that an elderly man reported missing earlier in the day ...

Spikers can't pull off upset in quarterfinals  SW News Media

The Burnsville volleyball team couldn't pull off the upset in the Section 6AAA quarterfinals Oct. 25.

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school board member Dan Luth won't seek re-election  SW News Media

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school board member Dan Luth announced at the Aug. 9 Board of Education meeting that he will not seek re-election and ...

Football | Class AA: Caledonia romps to 52nd straight win

BURNSVILLE — The Caledonia football team took a trip down Highway 52 on Friday night and collected its 52nd straight victory. And as result the Warriors are ...

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, ...

Pioneering fish geneticist among Hall of Fame inductees  ECM Publishers

Loren Miller is one of six new inductees to the Burnsville High School Hall of Fame, but most of his formative experiences were outside the school walls and ...

12-Hour Standoff At Burnsville Costco Ends Peacefully  Burnsville, MN Patch

12-Hour Standoff At Costco Ends Peacefully - Burnsville, MN - The incident involved a report of an armed, suicidal man, according to police.

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.

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 Company Involved In Fatal I-94 Crash: Report  Burnsville, MN Patch

Burnsville Company Involved In Fatal Crash: Report - Burnsville, MN - Police said the Hennepin County Attorney's Office will review the crash investigation for ...

Kealey, Workman win council race | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

Three-term incumbent Dan Kealey was the top vote-getter in Tuesday's City Council race, which also ushered the youngest member in memory onto the council.

Cobbler says goodbye to shoe repair | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

Twenty years old and newly married to his high school sweetheart, Ron DiCosimo had $1,000 in the bank. Should he save it for doctor bills on the baby they ...

Video captures terrifying Highway 13 crash | Public Safety  SW News Media

A dash cam video showing a dump truck slamming into stopped vehicles last week on Highway 13 has been viewed over 350000 times on Facebook.

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.

Prior Lake High School senior honored for music talents  SW News Media

A Prior Lake High School student has been named to the National Association for Music Education's All-National Honor Ensemble.

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

Burnsville High School has named its homecoming royalty court.

Savage, Burnsville students awarded for volunteer work | News  SW News Media

Two area students will be presented with engraved medallions this week for being named two of Minnesota's top youth volunteers of 2018.

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 ...

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 ...

Kivihalme will lead Lakeville South boys hockey | Sports  ECM Publishers

Janne Kivihalme, who coached Burnsville boys hockey teams to two conference championships and two section titles, is leaving the Blaze but not the South ...

No state berths for a third straight year  SW News Media

The Burnsville cross country teams fell short of any state spots for the third straight season.

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