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Burnsville Spotlight

Talori Dunsworth: This Week’s Student Spotlight!

February 4, 2018 11:00pm | Lizzy Cummings

Talori Dunsworth: a tri sport athlete, an honor roll student, and a heart of gold. Tal is a varsity captain for Burnsville Lacrosse as well as a varsity hockey player and varsity goalie for soccer. When she isn’t playing sports, you can catch her studying […]

Opinion: Sofia Versalles-Duffert

January 18, 2018 7:55pm | Olivia Bendickson

I’ve known Sofia since 7th grade. Every year her and I get closer and closer as friends and this year has been our closest yet. Since 9th grade, her and I have auditioned for the same things and done almost everything we can together. She […]

Daniel Akah: The True Icon Of BHS

January 11, 2018 4:59pm | Sofia Versalles-Duffert

This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Daniel Akah, a senior here at Burnsville High School. The reason why I chose to write about Daniel is that he is actively involved in BHS activities, is a friendly person and is extremely talented. “I’m currently […]

Ariana Cherland: Hardworking, successful and motivated.

January 7, 2018 2:23am | Samira Hussein

Ariana Cherland, a sophomore here at Burnsville High School, has always been destined for success. She is always ready to help out others and makes sure to keep up with her extracurricular activities. After getting to know her and become good friends since last year, […]

Student Spotlight: Will Alvey

December 17, 2017 7:50pm | Sofia Versalles-Duffert

This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing William Alvey for student spotlight. Alvey is in many clubs and activities here at Burnsville. “I am president of the theatre guild, in Future Teachers of America, and I am in Youth in Government.” He not only […]

Marie Hansen: An English teacher and theatre director that truly cares about her students.

December 10, 2017 2:59am | Jessica Spies

Marie Hansen has taught English and directed shows at Burnsville High School for ten years. Some of her favorite shows she has directed were “A Little Princess,” “Five Women Wearing The Same Dress,” “Marie Antoinette,” and “Mousetrap.” She mostly loved these shows because of the […]

Martha Schmidt: A beloved choir teacher at Burnsville High School.

December 10, 2017 2:47am | Olivia Bendickson

Martha Schmidt is one of the choir directors at BHS. She teaches Concert Choir, Blaze Choir, Freshman Choir, Beginning Piano and Intermediate Piano. Outside of school, Schmidt likes to read, play piano, compose music of her own and do a lot of traveling. One of […]

Alex Nilsson: A hard worker being employed…and an athlete.

November 26, 2017 5:08pm | Cheyney McKinney

There are many student athletes in high school and there are many employed students. Some students are employed athletes, and others are neither employed or an athlete. Alex Nilsson is only one of the few hard-working students who has a job and participates in sports. […]

Lizzy Cummings: Positive leader with a unique outlook on life.

November 21, 2017 7:26pm | Jackson Yoerg

Lizzy Cummings, a junior at Burnsville High School, was born to be a positive leader. She dedicates herself to our school’s environment and academics. By speaking with her about almost everything under the sun, I learned about a person with an impressive amount of drive […]

Teacher Spotlight: Josh Flug

November 19, 2017 1:12am | Katelyn Longberry

Josh Flug coaches many sports, and teaches social studies at Burnsville High School. He says he became a teacher because of the inspiring impact his teachers and coaches had on him as he was growing up. “[My favorite thing about teaching is] building relationships with […]