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.
AmeriCorps is seeking literacy tutors and math tutors to serve elementary students in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District in 2019-2020, according to a news release.
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 evaluation completed this month.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools has named Chad Thorp assistant principal at Prior Lake High School and brought on Khrisslyn Goodman as its director of assessment, research and district improvement, the district announced this week.
Two more Prior Lake High School graduates have received college-sponsored National Merit Scholarships, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced this month, in addition to those winners announced in previous weeks.
The largest LGBTQ civil rights group in Minnesota, OutFront Minnesota, announced Monday they have hired Kelly Holstine, the 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year from Shakopee, to expand OutFront’s educational program for schools.
Free breakfast and lunch meals are available to children of all ages at schools in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage district this summer, according to a news release.
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 election.
Voters in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District could decide a school referendum question this November that district officials said could soften the blow of budget cuts.
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 version of her speech is below.
Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District invited children and their families to free activities at Nicollet Commons Park this summer, according to a news release.
Sky Oaks Elementary School's Bounce and Thrive program will receive a funding boost from the Education Minnesota Foundation, the district announced in a news release this week.
Several area students received scholarships for higher education in recent weeks, according to Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools and other organizations.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools will break ground on the new Hamilton Ridge Elementary School on June 20, the district announced this month.
Starting in 2020, Jeffers Pond, Westwood and other elementary schools in the Prior Lake-Savage Area district will have different attendance areas following a school board vote Monday.
Most members of the Prior Lake-Savage Area School Board said they generally favor an elementary school attendance boundary option that would mainly affect Five Hawks, Jeffers Pond and Grainwood elementary schools.
Prior Lake High School instrumental music teacher Justin Schramm received a distinguished young band director award from the American School Band Directors Association, according to a news release from Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools.
The Prior Lake-Savage Area School Board and the public will have another chance to weigh potential elementary school attendance boundary changes on Monday, June 3.
Claire Lindell has agency. At home, the 3-year-old can tell Michelle, her mother, if she feels like listening to a story, blowing bubbles or brushing her hair in whatever order she likes. Michelle Lindell said her daughter has quite a personality.
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.
Prior Lake High School is among the state and county’s best high schools, according to a recent ranking from U.S. News and World Report.
A full-sized, American Ninja Warrior-style obstacle course playground opened at Aspen Academy last week as school officials announced middle school students will get daily recess beginning next year.
Over 80 students in kindergarten through fifth grade collectively volunteered over 2,000 hours this year in the Harriet Bishop Elementary Service Club, club organizers said this week.
Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District officials could replace traditional snow days with online learning days under a plan officials are putting together.
Seven Burnsville High School juniors were awarded Junior Book Awards from several colleges during a ceremony last week, according to a news release from the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District.
Seven Burnsville High School students were finalists in the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis’ 31st annual essay contest.
Rahn Elementary School received a $5,000 grant through the CenturyLink 2018-19 Teachers and Technology Grant Program this month.
Foundation 191 awarded over $100,000 in scholarships to Burnsville High School seniors this month, according to a release from the foundation.
Several Prior Lake High School students on Thursday got a taste of the aftermath of natural and human disasters — and of some of the help that follows.
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 college education.
St. John the Baptist Catholic School and Groves Academy will work together to improve how students learn to read and spell after being selected by the Catholic Schools Center of Excellence, St. John announced in a release last week.
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