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10 Studying Tips To Get You Through Finals

January 17, 2018 5:02pm | Sara Negasi

Pick a designated time for studying and hold yourself to it! Gather all your course materials, find a nice quiet place and put away distractions. Go through notes and find what topics you have trouble in and need to study. Be sure to take breaks […]

No-name calling week to begin this week.

January 14, 2018 12:58am | Erick Escalante

During the week of Jan. 15, the Burnsville community will have a no-name calling week, an effort to stop negativity and hatred in our community and replace it with kindness and support. No-name calling week is organized by GLSEN, an organization aimed to end bullying, […]

Hoda Kotb named permanent cohost of “Today.”

January 5, 2018 7:16pm | Cheyney McKinney

Hoda Kotb, a correspondent of NBC’s Dateline, will be promoted to anchorwoman to replace Matt Lauer. Last November, she became an anchorwoman on an interim status after the termination of Matt Lauer. On Jan. 2, Kotb was promoted to permanent anchorwoman. Before becoming an anchor, […]

BHS bands performed last week, choir to perform Tuesday.

December 17, 2017 8:04pm | Erick Escalante

This week, the BHS bands and choirs performed in the Mraz Center. On Monday, the Blaze Band and the Ensemble performed. The freshmen band and the symphonic band performed on Tuesday. As for choir, they perform on Dec. 19. At 6:30 p.m. the freshmen and […]

#BurnsvilleStrong to collect items to help people in need.

December 17, 2017 3:29am | Cheyney McKinney

The #BurnsvilleStrong Community Drive invites everybody to donate items to help those in need. From December 11 to December 15, different items that are considered essential are requested for donations. These donations supply Cody’s Closet where students can use what they need when they need […]

Shoutout to Guillaume Paek — and to our students for taking pride in our athletics!

December 13, 2017 3:05am | Jaelen Gresham

As you may know, Burnsville High School takes pride in our sports and activities. We have some great staff here at BHS. Some staff positions are more important than others. We have many activities including quiz bowl, chess, drumline, yearbook and many more. Putting together […]

Black Student Union: What is it?

December 13, 2017 3:01am | Jaelen Gresham

The Black Student Union’s mission is to embrace diversity in all its forms by creating an intellectual, cultural and social environment for students of color at Burnsville High School. The Black Student Union was created at the University of Minnesota on Jan. 14, 1969 as […]

Students create wearable fashion items out of newspapers.

December 13, 2017 2:54am | Jackson Yoerg

Students in the Design Studio class, taught by Sarah Schram, had to create a wearable fashion item that met five elements/principles of design. The main thing about this assignment was that it had to be made of newspaper “Students took this ‘Newspaper Runway’ project as […]

BHS senior receives national recognition.

December 10, 2017 9:31pm | Katelyn Longberry

A junior at Burnsville High School, Fiona Chow, received national recognition this year for her passion in computing, leadership ability and plans for post-secondary education. She will receive the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC), which honors high school women who are active and […]

BHS teacher wins TIES award.

December 10, 2017 3:25am | Samira Hussein

Paul Connell, a teacher at Burnsville High School for eleven years has recently won the TIES award. He’s been recognized for his hard work and his ability to believe in his students. When I spoke to him, he was glad his work got him somewhere. […]