Childcare providers in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District say they’re optimistic about the year ahead after a successful summer operating programs within the school buildings.
Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District Superintendent Theresa Battle will serve on Minnesota State Colleges and Universities’ recently convened task force on law enforcement education reform.
As public school districts have wrestled all summer with tough decisions on how to start the school year, private institutions have forged ahead.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools staff held signs reading “Teachers deserve safety,” “Later start = Safer start,” and “Teachers supporting teachers,” as they filled the parking lot of the District Services Center Monday evening before the PLSAS Board met to discuss a recommendation to prolong …
John Dols was named Holy Family Catholic High School’s second principal March 1; an official start date coinciding with the 2020-21 school year. Little did he know, two weeks into his transitional period, COVID-19 would send students home for the final two months.
Schools in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District will open to students for hybrid learning this fall, but a significant number of local families are already choosing to learn virtually full-time.
Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District officials have not yet announced plans for how learning will be conducted this fall.
A web of decisions surrounding whether or not to repurpose, sell or redevelop several Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District properties is slowly being untangled, but officials are divided on what the future holds for their newly vacant middle school.
Matthew Feraru mastered every course Prior Lake High School could throw at him, whether they were multivariable calculus, world history or environmental science. His summer plans are to soak up still more knowledge.
How will school work in the fall as the pandemic continues? The answer should come in a few weeks, but it could also shift during the school year depending on a particular district or school's circumstances, state and local officials said this month.
Student and faculty deaths will be acknowledged in a consistent, thoughtful manner under a Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District policy adopted this month, officials said.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools' middle school Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports team has been named a 2020 exemplar by the Minnesota PBIS State Leadership Team, according to the district.
Qorsho Hassan, a Somali-American educator who formerly taught fifth-grade at Gideon Pond Elementary in Burnsville, lost her job to budget cuts the same month she landed a finalist's spot in the prestigious Minnesota Teacher of the Year award program this spring.
Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Superintendent Theresa Battle received praise from the Board of Education this month in a performance evaluation reviewing her first year in the role.
More than 60 community education and Kids’ Company staff were called back to work on Monday as Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools prepare for summer programming.
BURNSVILLE — Burnsville High School’s 2020 graduates are resilient and passionate, commencement speakers said during a virtual graduation ceremony held this month.
The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District is recognizing the retirement of 28 employees who collectively contributed 697 years of service to the district.
The United Nations Association of the USA and InnerView Technologies are recognizing 135 Burnsville High School students in the 2nd Annual National Community Service Awards, the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District announced this week.
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Late last week, the Minnesota Department of Education released guidelines for graduation ceremonies. The top recommendation: schools should hold ceremonies that can be conducted remotely and ensure attendees do not need to leave their homes, like a virtual ceremony.
The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District will present a virtual “State of the District” address on Tuesday, May 19, the district announced.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools this month is recognizing 11 teachers and other staff members who will retire after the 2019-2020 school year.
The Open Door, a nonprofit operating mobile food pantries, has been distributing food to local families at Hidden Valley Elementary and Edward Neill Elementary schools for more than two years.
Spending cuts of more than $2 million next school year in Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools will affect staff and classroom supports after a split School Board vote this week.
Harriet Bishop Elementary School fourth-grader Lexie Herdegen said she misses a lot about school; her teachers, tech club and her twice-daily visits to the school nurse to manage her diabetes.
Sue Ann Gruver, who was superintendent of Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools from 2008 to 2015, died late last month at age 72, her family announced.
A second budget proposal by Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools that cuts more than $2 million in spending but keeps several more teaching support staff on through next year is set for a School Board vote on May 4.
For the 32nd year, the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District received an award for its accurate and transparent financial reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools officials are heading back to the drawing board after School Board members criticized a preliminary proposal for millions of dollars in spending cuts and adjustments, including cuts in teaching staff.
Katy Schuerman will be principal at Five Hawks Elementary School starting next year following the retirement of Tim Bell, Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools announced this month.
The following students were named to Prior Lake High School’s Honor Roll after achieving a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the third term of the 2019-2020 school year.
Savage's school districts are providing meals and other services daily at a variety of locations around Savage, Prior Lake and Burnsville.
More than 100 community education staff members at Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools have lost work because of coronavirus-related revenue losses, the district announced in a letter to staff Monday.
The Metcalf Middle School's famed chess team took home a dozen trophies at this year's Minnesota State Scholastic Chess Championship last month.
The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District is providing grab-and-go lunches and breakfasts at a dozen locations for any child ages 1 to 18 on weekdays until at least May 4.
A proposal to raise class sizes by one student in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District drew support from the Board of Education this week; several other proposals, such as eliminating orchestra programs and increasing activities fees, were rejected.
When Prior Lake High School Spanish teacher Kate Dunklee said goodbye to her students on March 13, she thought it was for the weekend. It turned out to be until May or later.