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Burnsville Spotlight

Teacher Spotlight: Matthew Schmeichel

November 18, 2017 6:50pm | Kya Leen

Matthew Schmeichel is an English teacher and drumline director here at Burnsville High School. He’s been teaching at Burnsville for two years now, he even went here as a student! He took choir and was in Freestyle as a student here. He is extremely talented […]

Student Spotlight: Jaq Knutson

November 18, 2017 6:42pm | Hayley Mudek

Jaq Knutson is a sophomore at BHS this year. “This school makes me extremely happy because it is a musical school and I think that’s great.” says Jaq, whose favorite class is Choir. Jaq says she enjoys the school’s music department and all of her […]

Her Name Rhymes with Obama, it’s Hayley Ohama!

November 15, 2017 5:10pm | Sara Negasi

Ohama means, family. Those who have had the opportunity to get to know Hayley Ohama are very fortunate. She’s a new teacher here at BHS and teaches English 9 and 11. She is an alumnus of Burnsville High School, graduating in 2012, and is pretty […]

Adopt This Good Boy

October 30, 2017 6:30pm | Samantha Lee

Henry is the most beautiful boy up for adoption from Pet Haven Inc. of Minnesota. The 10 month old labrador husky mix will capture your heart with his happy-go-lucky personality. He is currently a very happy and healthy dog of 64 pounds that is still […]

Student Spotlight: Courtney Howorth

October 25, 2017 3:32pm | Katelyn Longberry

Courtney Howorth has broken expectations this week by pulling through in a difficult time. Courtney was sick this week, and instead of staying home, pulled through and tried her best to work through it. She stayed home Friday, because she needed to get better, but […]

Student Spotlight: Rayne Nelson

October 25, 2017 3:30pm | Jenea Hayes

Rayne Nelson is a senior at Burnsville High School. Rayne is always there when people need her support or if someone is having problems with school, she is always there to help them, even when we were little she would even lie for me even […]

Maddie Stuart: Can She Do It All?

October 9, 2017 4:15pm | Kya Leen

This week, I talked to Maddie Stuart. I chose to talk to her because she is involved in a number of activities. She puts her whole heart into every activity that she does and does it with passion. I talked to her about her daily […]

Mandi Jensen, Una Profesora Experta

October 7, 2017 3:58pm | Cheyney McKinney

Mandi Jensen has been learning how to be the best teacher she can be for 18 years. She continued to go to school after starting her teaching career in high school Spanish. Her main motivation is to teach, interact and help students build confidence in […]

Student Spotlight: Xavier Resendez

October 7, 2017 12:11am | Treyton Hazelbaker

My student spotlight is on Xavier Resendez. Xavier is a sophomore at BHS and is fifteen years old. Xavier is a good friend of mine and has many things to say about the high school. He says his favorite teacher here is Mr. McDevitt because […]

“The best way to learn is by asking questions.”

September 25, 2017 4:21pm | Samira Hussein

This week I chose to learn more about a fellow schoolmate and friend of mine, Ikran Abdullahi. Ikran is a senior attending Burnsville High and a girl that many of her own look up too. She’s a representation and a role model to girls who […]