Middle school is marked by a time of self-discovery and finding belonging. Students see their interests validated and are supported as they consider ways to create a life they will love.
On topics around academics and school culture, District 191 families gave their children’s schools high praise on a year-end survey this spring.
More than 90 percent of participants said their family feels welcome at their child’s school, and 90 percent agreed that their schools provide a safe learning environment. About 84 percent agreed with the statement “my student sees themselves represented positively in the curriculum” and 85 percent agreed that “teachers honor the way my child learns.”
An eighth grader at Nicollet Middle School, Jake Schoenbauer is making a name for himself in the world of school chess. Though it was completely online this year, Jake made school history by tying for 14th place in the National Online Scholastic Chess Championship that was held June 12-13.
Nicollet names students to A and B honor rolls for fourth quarter.
District 191 has been recognized as a 2021 Sustaining Exemplar Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) District through the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE).
Thirty-four employees, who have contributed a grand total of 836 years of service to Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191, are retiring during or after the 2020-21 school year.
At Nicollet and Eagle Ridge Middle Schools, leaders know that a sense of belonging is one of the keys to helping students have success in their school journey.
The Pathways integration across District 191 has reached school schedules. Starting in fall 2020-2021, the Advisory period was evolved to build in social-emotional learning curriculum and career and college readiness at the middle and high school levels.
The Nicollet Middle School chess team won the 2021 Middle School Chess state championship, held virtually April 10-11. It was Nicollet's first time in school history to win the state chess title.
Making community happen at a school-size scale is no easy task. You need coordinated effort from staff, students and administration, plus a vision that’s compelling enough to catch fire. And that’s exactly what District 191 Middle School leaders believe can happen with the Where Everybody Belongs (WEB) program.
Enrollment is now open for the new District 191 online school for the 2021-22 school year. Called One91 Virtual Academy, the school will follow the district’s unique Pathways model, supporting students in finding their passions and purpose so they are prepared for success throughout school and after graduation.
In The EDGE summer program, students entering grades 6-9 take on fun experiences that help them develop independence, responsibility, accountability and improve their interpersonal communication skills.
AVID is a program dedicated to equipping students with strategies to prepare for greater academic rigor as they move through their school years and start thinking about college and career preparedness.
For the 33nd consecutive year, District 191 staff will be presenting “Class Acts,” a comedy variety show, to raise scholarships for graduating seniors in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191.
District 191 middle and high school students will return to a Hybrid learning model on March 1, according to a plan announced today by Superintendent Dr. Theresa Battle.
Several students from Eagle Ridge and Nicollet Middle Schools participated in this year’s virtual science fair and qualified to compete in regional competition.
The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education approved the district’s plan for establishing a permanent online option for students – called One91 Virtual Academy – starting with the 2021-22 school year. The next step toward launching the school is state approval, which would come this spring.
At a Jan. 21 school board meeting, the Pathways steering team — led by Kathy Funston, Director of Strategic Partnerships & Pathways and Imina Oftedhal, Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment — clarified implementation plans over the next three school years.
This week is the beginning of elementary schools transitioning to in-person learning. Please read below for reminders about the schedule, transportation information, and health & safety protocols.
The lessons learned leading up to and during the COVID-19 pandemic have helped District 191 prepare to offer One91 Virtual Academy as a permanent online option for families.
Both the 2022-23 and 2023-24 school year calendars were approved at the Dec. 10 Board meeting. The calendar for the upcoming school year (2021-22) had already been approved.
All students in grades 6–12 have access to fine-free student public library cards through Dakota County and Scott County libraries. This partnership means students can easily access library resources including online one-on-one homework help, research tools, e-books, audiobooks, movies/TV DVDs, music CDs, translation services, electronic magazines and print books.
Ten schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 have been recognized for achieving Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Sustaining Exemplar status through the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE).
The model - which we’re calling Pathways K-12 - builds on the work we are already doing in elementary schools. It also aligns with the Pathways model at Burnsville High School that helps students find their passions, understand how classes and careers fit together, and prepare for success after graduation.
Visits from a business leader, a lawyer and a chef have highlighted a spring of mentorship for Latina girls groups at Eagle Ridge, Metcalf and Nicollet middle schools in District 191.