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Weekly Announcements for November 21 - 23, 2022

Weekly Announcements for November 21 - 23, 2022

THE WEEK AHEAD-Important Events

  • ATHLETICS - See the upcoming sporting events

Student ID’s

Students will be available to pick up during your lunch next week.


Attendance is a key factor in student success! Parents are strongly encouraged to schedule appointments outside of the school day. If your student must miss school, please follow the following procedures in accordance with our attendance policy to ensure the absence is excused: 

All Day Absence – Parent/Guardian must call the attendance line (952-707-2104) as soon as possible in the morning to report the absence. If this is not possible, parents may send a signed note to school when the student returns.  

Arriving Late to School – Parent/Guardian must call the attendance line (952-707- 2104) as soon as possible in the morning AND the student must complete the sign-in form in the Main Office when they arrive to school. If a call is not possible, the student can bring a signed note to the office when they arrive to school AND complete the sign in form. If the student does not sign in upon arrival to school, they will not be excused.  

Leaving Early from School (for an appointment, etc.) - Parent/Guardian must call the attendance line (952-707-2104) before 10:00 am AND the student must pick up their departure pass before leaving school. With the pass in hand, they are able to walk out of the building at the appropriate time eliminating the need for parents to come into the building. If the student is returning to school after the appointment, they should bring their departure pass back into the Office and get signed back in to school. 

PLEASE NOTE: If students are leaving school due to illness, they need to check out through the health office in order to be excused. A parent/guardian needs to be contacted by a nurse, and a pass will be issued for students when leaving school. We cannot go back and excuse students who do not check out before leaving. If they do not check out, they will not be excused.

A note from your BHS Kitchen Staff: 

Due to poor leafy green crops in the US, we are temporarily removing fresh salads from the November menu. This change will become effective on Monday, November 14th.

We have been made aware there will be supply gaps and shortages and increased prices on those that are available. We encourage students and staff to try our main hot entrees. Please note that menu changes will be updated as soon as possible. 

These items will return to the menu in December if the situation improves. 


Starting your holiday shopping this weekend? The Burnsville Spirit Store has lots of great gifts for all of the Blaze fans on your list! We have t-shirts, sweatshirts, sweatpants, blankets, drinkware, hats, mittens, lots of stocking stuffers and even toddler/youth sizes! We are thankful for you and your support!

Shop and order here


  • Our next 2023 Senior Class party parent meeting will be on Nov 28th at 7pm in Room C180.   


All yearbook information can be found at

  • Senior portraits need to be submitted (to the website) by January 6, 2023

  • Yearbooks are $70 until November 22nd, price goes up at $75 until yearbook delivery in the spring, and then they are $80 until we sell out. They can only be purchased in advance online.



The BHS Film Club has officially started! If you have an interest in film production and want to hang out with like minded people, then come to Room C266 every Monday after school. Meetings will be done in time for students to catch the activity bus if transportation is an issue. 


  • Seniors: Are you having trouble with your FAFSA?
  • Stop by the Career Center on Mon. Nov. 21 during 7th hour for help from a college financial aid advisor.

College & Military Visits NEXT WEEK

  • Mon. 11/21 Get FAFSA help - College Financial Aid Advisor - Career Center 1:50 
  • Tues. 11/22 University of Minnesota-Morris  10:45
  • Tues. 11/22 US Air Force - Cafeteria - All Lunch Modes


191 Community Pantry Free Food Distribution 1st/3rd Tuesdays at DEC

The 191 Community Pantry is a free, drive by/pick up food distribution open to the public including BHS students and families on the 1st/3rd Tuesdays starting at 2 PM at Diamondhead Education Center, Door 9 Pleasant Avenue entrance. The Pantry also has a Fresh Produce Distribution the 2nd/4th Tuesdays through the end of October -- same location/same time. For more information please visit:


BrainPower in a BackPack is back in action and providing weekend food packages to students in need across District 191.  For those new to District 191, Brainpower in a BackPack is our hunger relief program providing food assistance to students, families and community members in need. BrainPower's Thursday pack is an opt-in program providing a weekend food package to students; the 191 Community Pantry is a year round, pop up food pantry distributing a grocery bag of items the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at Diamondhead.


We try to have all the important information listed and updated in regards to BrainPower including the year round 191 Community Pantry pop up food distribution at Diamondhead.

BrainPower in a BackPack -- Thursday weekend food pack

BrainPower is available to all District 191 students Preschool - 12th grade.  We are currently distributing to students at all preschool, elementary, middle and high schools

To sign up a student, contact your school's social worker or email Pam Voigt at or visit the BrainPower online student sign up link below.