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Independent School District 191A 1976 Burnsville Current photo of a School Board meeting.
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16 teachers prepare to retire 2016The Savage Pacer June 13, 2016 interview a number of the 16 long time school district teachers who retired in 2016.
Included were: Leanne Banks, Mark Challgren, Mary Hatrick, Jean Jaeger, Linda Lange, Roely Lawrence, Mark Mraz, Charlene Ostendorf,
and Jane Wegleitner. Mentioned, but not interviewed were - Marilee McLaughlin, Beth Wsterhouse, Lynn Pauly, Terry Walters, Diane Miller and Pam Hauer. (4 pages).
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District 191 Health Services 2017 -2018District 191 brochure outlining the Health Services provided in each of the schools.
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1957 Independent School District 191 School BoardFront row - Rose Kyllo, Eleanor Caspersen, Dorothy Studer
Back row- Joseph Adelman, Herbert Lundberg, Pat Connelly, James Kelleher and John Metcalf.
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Over 1000 students expected, 1960 school yearThe Minnesota Valley Review reports that there will be some changes made this fall as youngsters living in Savage, Burnsville, Glendale and Eagan wend their way back to school.

For one thing there will be a lot more students, some 1000 in all, when the school doors open September 6.
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Burnsville Cheerleaders1964 Newspaper clipping of Burnsville's Cheerleaders.
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Weekly school lunch menu 1978Each week the community newspaper published the school lunch menu for the following week. Since Burnsville was served by multiple school districts, both Burnsville and Rosemount are listed.
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First Day of School 20172017 First Day of School, random photos compliments of School District 191.
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2011 - 2012 City of Burnsville Residents GuidePage 19 of the Guide addresses: Burnsville being served by three school districts - and a listing of the schools.
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Braves - What's in a name?After many years of area students commuting to the various buildings to attend school, Burnsville senior high school became a reality in 1956. Until then our athletic teams have been called the "Black Dogs". With the move to the senior high our logo was changed to the "Braves".

Now, 21 years later, another change is seriously being considered. The controversy started when Kennedy H.S. featured the slogan "Burn the Braves" at their 1976 homecoming. Buttons featured an Indian burning at the stake.

Answering complaints, Kennedy argued that the word "Braves" naturally suggested savagery. Indeed, the dictionary describes a "brave" as "a North American Indian warrior".

Our logo support that image; warm-ups have a warrior on them and the letter jackets have a chief. The negative connotations not only anger Native American groups but feminist — as the chief/warrior logo excludes females. For these reasons, the local committee is discussing a change. It would take approximately 5 years to phase out the Braves name and be replaced. School colors, black and gold, would remain the same. But given the arguments, time and cost can't be considered.

(source: 1978 KOTA Yearbook)
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Burnsville High SportsWorkout area at the newly expanded Burnsville High School. Photo compliments of School District 191.
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Burnsville High School Theatre Guild The Music Man 2017 presentation at Burnsville High School. Photo compliments of School District 191.
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Burnsville school bus 2017Burnsville Schools bus - 2017. Photo compliments of School District 191.
2017_School_levy_vote.pdf
School District 191 Referendum vote Nov 7, 2017On November 7, 2017 residents in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will be asked to vote on two school funding requests - renewing an existing operating levy and increasing that operating levy. The increase in question 2 can only be approved if voters first approve the renewal in question 1. These are the Information pieces created by the School District to encourage a Yes vote. The materials were published in three languages: English, Spanish and Somali which are -- by far -- the top three languages most spoken by families from among the 80 or so languages they do speak.
2017_technology_at_schools.pdf
Teachers receive Chromebooks 2017The School District reports April 25, 2017 that nearly 180 middle school teachers received Chromebooks as part of Vision One91 and the district's plan to increase classroom technology. All middle school students will receive the same devices before the start of school.
2018_retiring_dist_191_staff.pdf
Saying goodbye, District 191 retirees 2018The Savage Pacer May 19, 2018 profiles a number of the staff members from the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District who will retire.
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Superintendent Joseph GothardJoseph Gothard, District 191 Superintendent 2013 - 2017. Photo compliments of School District 191.
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Superintendent Cindy AmorosoCindy Amoroso became School District 191 Superintendent in 2017. Photo compliments of the School District.
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Welcome to seventh grade 2017 - 2018Welcome to 7th grade. Photo compliments of School District 191.
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School Patrol volunteers 2017 - 2018School Patrol, compliments of School District 191.
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Cooks Burnsville schools 1956Betty Swain, Helen Martinson, Lydia Schroeder District 191 cooks.
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School District 191 employees 1957Evelyn Christensen, Sid Ketchem, Owen Connelly, Elmer Garvey, Gordon Blaha.
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Burnsville High School Theatre Guild 58 years of theatre at Burnsville High School.
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Superintendent Robert Tschirki 1980Robert Tschirki at a District 191 event.
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Superintendent Robert Tschirki 1980Robert Tschirki at a District 191 school related event.
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School District 191 circa 1977Bonnie Reyes, Independent School District 191.
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Curt Swenson 1977District 191 Teacher of the Year 1977.
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Jack O'Leary Media specialist with School District 191. February 8, 1978 Burnsville Current.
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Independent School District 191Long time District 191 business manager Bernie Pirjevec receives a gift from football coach Dick Hanson. August 31, 1977 Burnsville Current.
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