Burnsville High School students earned 2,735 credits worth $1.42 million in tuition through the University of Minnesota’s College in the Schools program during the 2018-19 school year, according to a news release from the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District.
Voters in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District voted to raise their property levy Tuesday, according to unofficial results reported to the Minnesota Secretary of State.
Senior Emma Hovde became the first student from Burnsville High School to win a DECA state officer election, the district announced.
A newly unveiled reunification plan will streamline and standardize Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools’ response to situations like tornadoes, gas leaks or other incidents, officials said this week.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools received a clean audit report from independent audit firm of CliftonLarsonAllen last month.
Voters in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District on Election Day will decide whether to pay an estimated $1.7 million more each year in overall property taxes for the district.
Minnesota schools can do a better job of teaching about Native Americans’ history and present, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community said this month.
It’s one thing juggling classes and athletics, but this year the Prior Lake cheer team has decided to add helping their community to their balancing act.
It was about 40 degrees, and Circle of Friends Preschool teacher Amanda McNearney’s six students scrambled through the bramble behind Hidden Oaks Middle School. One called out that she’s a plumber, another said he’s a monkey and a third declared he’s a ninja.
Several Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District members have come to terms with school closures in the face of the district’s worsening financial picture, but others this week said the idea would harm students and families.
Open enrollment out of Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools is up, particularly among kindergartners, according to the official enrollment count for the school year presented to the School Board on Monday.
Public and charter schools across the state will receive $30 million for improving school safety this year thanks to a surplus in the state's 2019 general fund, state Rep. Tony Albright announced this week.
Burnsville High School senior Katie Fritz felt overwhelmed by stress when she took a job after school last year.
Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District officials will decide on possible school closures before moving on to the future of the Diamondhead Education Center, administrators said this week.
Several Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools have held or will hold festivals celebrating environmental science, technology and math classes, the district announced this week.
Staff and students at Bridges Area Learning Center said they’re excited and optimistic about the new space’s potential.
Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District administrators say they want to find out why significantly fewer 11th-grade students had valid scores on the state’s standardized math test.
Green Apple Day of Service, a global event focusing on promoting sustainability initiatives in schools, went off without a hitch at Burnsville High School last weekend despite a rainy, cold morning.
BURNSVILLE — A $10,000 grant from the Greater Twin Cities United Way will support a variety of manufacturing career initiatives in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District, the district announced in a news release this week.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools students outperformed the state average on standardized reading and math tests, according to the district’s most recent data, but their scores also continued a three-year decline.
Shakopee schools still need two literacy tutors for the 2019-2020 school year, according to a news release from Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps. Scott County schools, overall, are still currently seeking 21 tutors. The need is urgent and area residents are encouraged to appl…
The Burnsville Education Association teacher’s union began contract negotiations with Burnsville-Eagan-Savage district last month.
Should Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District close schools in the face of declining enrollment and imbalanced budgets?
Target will recognize a Burnsville High School student at its headquarters later this month after she won a science and technology award, the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District announced this week.
A surge of vaping-related lung illnesses and deaths around the country has given new urgency to keeping electronic cigarette products out of middle and high schools, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District officials said.
Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District officials are on-track to finalize a plan for possible school closures, grade restructuring and boundary changes in December. Events to gather public input are set to begin next month.
Teachers and school officials in Prior Lake are looking for ways to improve school finances, teacher pay and the achievement gap among students. When Congresswoman Angie Craig, D-Minnesota, came to a local middle school Saturday, they wanted to know how she was helping.
Burnsville High School senior Sam Stanek has been named a National Merit Semifinalist, according to a release from the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District.
Residents in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District can attend informational meetings next month to learn more about the district's fall levy referendum.
Prior Lake High School senior Sydney Kuhl is a semifinalist in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program and is in the running for one of 7,500 scholarships that'll be given next spring, Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools announced.
Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District officials want to finalize a plan for possible school closures, grade restructuring and boundary changes in December. Community events to hear public feedback are set to begin next month.
Providing federal money for local special education is a top priority, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig said during a visit to Burnsville Alternative High School in Eagan on the first day of the school year Tuesday.
A high-quality education for every student everywhere and of every background is worth the investment it takes, Gov. Tim Walz told Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District staff members Tuesday.
Hundreds of parents in Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools don't know much about the school board, including who the board members are or what they do, according to the district's 2019 community survey.
Voters in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District will decide whether to pay an estimated $1.7 million more each year in overall property taxes for the district’s general fund.
Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District families could see a plan for school closures, grade restructuring and boundary changes as soon as November.
As another school year looms, Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools’ residential enrollment is lower than expected, which could leave the district without more than $500,000 in state aid.
The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage district’s new leader said the district will “do what needs to be done” to ensure all students feel welcome and valued following a recent news report detailing allegations of racist behavior and discrimination at Metcalf Middle School in the spring.
WestWood Elementary and SAGE Academy Principal Karen Zwolenski will be the principal for the new Hamilton Ridge Elementary School in Savage when it opens in fall 2020, Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools announced in July.
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