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OPS breaks ground on new high school at 60th and L Streets  Omaha World-Herald

The school, at 60th and L Streets, is expected to be open for the 2022-23 school year.

UNL makes pre-admission offers to about 140 Bryan High freshmen  Omaha World-Herald

About 140 freshmen from Bryan High School will score pre-admission letters to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln this week. The students are being prepped for ...

Bryan High School renovations moving steady | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

The $10 million Bryan High School renovation project is scheduled to be completed by summer 2019.

Bryan High School prepares for craft fair | Sarpy News  Omaha World-Herald

The 31st annual Bryan High School Fall Craft Show returns Sept. 29 at Bryan, 4700 Giles Road.

Bryan High to celebrate 50th reunion | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

The first graduating class of Bryan High School is celebrating a milestone at their 50th class reunion.

Bryan High scheduled for significant renovations | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Bryan High School will soon undergo safety and security upgrades and Transportation Distribution and Logistics and agriculture programs expansions.

'What the hell is wrong with Omaha?' High school job training plan struggles to get traction  Omaha World-Herald

A small group of people from Omaha's business, labor and education worlds have been meeting quietly for several years to advance an ambitious idea: a ...

Bryan Community School theater program tackles real-life issues students face  Lincoln Journal Star

When the curtain rises on the fourth season of the Bryan Theatre Program next week, there will be no pig noses or fractured fairy tales, no farce or satire or.

Bryan High School student injured in crash  WOWT

Omaha Public Schools officials tell WOWT that there was an auto accident near Bryan High School that sent a student to the hospital.

Final school performance ratings give Omaha, Millard schools a boost  Omaha World-Herald

The Nebraska Department of Education has finally completed performance ratings for public schools, and there is good news for the Omaha Public Schools.

New OPS high school at 60th and L will have maker studios, marker board walls  Omaha World-Herald

It is the first time OPS is building a high school in this century. The district, which hasn't opened a high school since the 1970s, is in the process of.

Bryan royalty | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Bryan High School prom king was Antonio Gullie and queen was Gelsey Timilsina.

Five new schools prompt OPS to consider school boundary changes  Omaha World-Herald

The addition of five new schools to the Omaha Public Schools is prompting the state's largest district to make changes to its school attendance boundaries.

OPS community hears details on new high school at 156th and Ida  Omaha World-Herald

This week, district officials are giving parents and community members a glimpse at early plans for two new schools and taking questions. Tuesday the focus ...

With costumes and pep, OPS administrators prepare for new school year  Omaha World-Herald

School leaders, administrators and two school board members gathered at Baxter Arena to prepare for the 2019-20 school year.

OPS paraprofessionals are 'fairly happy' with new contract  Omaha World-Herald

The Omaha Public Schools board has approved a new contract for paraprofessionals. And unlike last year, Steven Owens, president of *Service* Employees ...

24 Nebraska school districts, including OPS, rated as 'needs improvement' in state report  Omaha World-Herald

New test scores and ratings also identify 156 schools as needing improvement, including some suburban ones.

Omaha Public Schools is developing a redistricting boundary plan  91.5 KIOS-FM

The Omaha Public Schools is developing a redistricting boundary plan to accommodate the opening of five new schools: two elementary, one middle and two.

Bryan ESL instructor named Buffett Outstanding Teacher | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

A Bryan High School teacher was chosen this month as one of 15 Alice Buffett Outstanding Teacher Award winners.

For district's third high school, Papillion-La Vista eyes 87-acre, $4 million site off 72nd Street  Omaha World-Herald

Officials with the Papillion-La Vista Community Schools revealed Monday where they want to build a third high school. The decision on when to build the school ...

OPS, teachers have reached an agreement on a new contract, but it still needs school board's OK  Omaha World-Herald

Under the contract, teachers would receive a 1.81% pay increase for the 2019-2020 school year.

Which schools will be first? OPS lays out timeline for Phase 2 bond projects  Omaha World-Herald

Two much-anticipated new high schools in Omaha and a new elementary school in Bellevue are among the first Phase 2 bond projects that the Omaha Public ...

Bryan to host 25th annual Boo Bash | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Boo Bash is one of NHS's biggest events of the year.

New $400000 scoreboard will light up high school football games in Millard  Omaha World-Herald

A new scoreboard with a big video screen is on the way for Buell Stadium at Millard South High School, where all three Millard high schools play their home ...

Central High dedicates walkway to longest-serving principal  Omaha World-Herald

As one of the final pieces of a $19.5 million addition, Central High School alums and supporters on Tuesday dedicated a new walkway up to the historic school ...

First day of school for metro-area students means 'a fresh start for every child'  Omaha World-Herald

OPS Superintendent Cheryl Logan visited Fontenelle Elementary, which has a new principal. The former principal is awaiting trial after being accused of failing ...

First-year faculty member at Bryan High, once a refugee in Ethiopia, is OPS's first Sudanese, Nuer-speaking teacher  Omaha World-Herald

Administrators say Bidong Tot's Sudanese background is a boon for OPS, a district with a growing number of refugee and immigrant students.

Superintendent says OPS has 53000 reasons for optimism, is working on closing pension gap  Omaha World-Herald

Since starting her job July 1, Cheryl Logan has met with more than 50 groups and individuals to allow the community to get to know the person in charge of.

How to fix Nebraska's struggling schools: State efforts worked in Loup County, but not yet in Santee  Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska Commissioner of Education recommends removing Loup County Elementary from priority list and expanding intervention in Santee schools.

93 Millard South students earn college degrees — 2 weeks before finishing high school  Omaha World-Herald

The initiative exposes high school students to considerable college-level work. The students and their families may save thousands of dollars, depending on ...

Students at OPS school head back to class in July, yet some of them were smiling  Omaha World-Herald

OPS is prepping buses for the new school year. Like it or not, the first day of school for most is just weeks away.

Bryan celebrates graduation day | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Bryan High School Bears toss their mortarboards into the air after moving their tassels to the left side, signifying the completion of 12 years in education.

Omaha-area high schools ranked by 2018 ACT scores  Omaha World-Herald

We collected 2018 ACT scores from 19 of the biggest schools in the Omaha area. Take a look to see if your school is on the list and where it.

OPS Superintendent, Dr. Cheryl Logan, Chats on KIOS About New Schools and Open Meetings  91.5 KIOS-FM

The Omaha Public Schools is developing a redistricting boundary plan to accommodate the opening of five new schools: two elementary, one middle and two.

Halloween Events | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Pawnee Elementary will host Trunk or Treat at Spirit Life Assemblies of God parking lot (48th and Harrison streets) Oct. 18 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.. Church of the ...

OPS board to vote on name, mascot for new elementary school at 32nd and Burt  Omaha World-Herald

A naming committee has recommended that the new school in the Omaha Public Schools district be called Gifford Park Elementary School.

Omaha-area school districts put renewed focus on trades  Omaha World-Herald

At Westside High, private donations will cover $1.1 million for construction and another $50000 for new equipment for the Engineering and Technology Lab.

Nebraska's students would learn about socialism under proposed social studies standards  Omaha World-Herald

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Omaha girls basketball team breaks losing streak more than four years long  USA TODAY High School Sports

New Story: Bryan High School Girls Varsity Basketball beat Omaha Central High School 69-59 — Omaha ...

Grace: Millard West teacher to quit classroom to become student — he hopes — of Legislature  Omaha World-Herald

Royers, relatively unknown outside Millard West, knows he needs time to establish a case in this Republican-heavy district for electing another Democrat after ...

Bryan Principal Honored At White House  WOWT

First lady Michelle Obama says a program at Omaha's Bryan High School is connecting students with real career opportunities. Principal Robert Aranda was ...

Chasing a perfect ACT score: Brainy Nebraska students ace the test in record numbers  Omaha World-Herald

Explanations for a surge in high Nebraska ACT scores include greater effort, more preparation, quest for scholarships.

Pay raises made to attract, retain drivers push busing costs higher in Millard  Omaha World-Herald

School bus drivers in Millard will get a pay boost, and some parents will pay higher fees for bus *service*, under a new busing contract approved by the Millard ...

Ricketts to grads who aced ACT: If you leave state for college, 'Come back to Nebraska'  Omaha World-Herald

The governor, an ACT official and Nebraska Commissioner of Education Matt Blomstedt presented certificates to the graduates, shook their hands and praised ...

Will voters agree to pay for 2 new OPS high schools while 2 others struggle to fill seats?  Omaha World-Herald

Burke, South and Bryan High Schools are crowded, but families continue to choose other schools, including those outside the district, instead of Benson and ...

OPS board unanimously OKs project list for $409.9 million bond issue  Omaha World-Herald

The OPS board voted 9-0 Monday night to approve the project list and price tag for a bond referendum that board members have been fine-tuning for months.

Bear royalty | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Bryan High School's prom will be Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Scoular Ballroom. The theme is Phantom of the Opera.

OPS wants bus tracking app for parents, fines for late-arriving buses in new busing contract  Omaha World-Herald

This week, the school board voted 6-2 to approve a bid from Student Transportation of America, meaning the company will continue to provide bus services to ...

Gross High turns 50 years old; three generations of one family have called it home  Omaha World-Herald

Gross Catholic High School's 50th anniversary celebration will start with a pre-game tailgate before Friday's homecoming game against Schuyler Central High ...

Omaha Lutheran church, school close after 132 years due to low enrollment, $130000 in unpaid tuition  Omaha World-Herald

Students walked the halls of the St. Paul Lutheran Church and School for the last time Wednesday. The north Omaha school will soon close its doors after 132 ...

In hopes of keeping autistic kids from feeling isolated, new Millard program teaches social skills  Omaha World-Herald

The programs will use recreation technicians and volunteer peers to teach basic skills, everything from how to start a conversation to how to call for an Uber ride.

Council Bluffs schools to offer all students free meals starting this fall  Omaha World-Herald

The entire school district now qualifies for the Community Eligibility Provision — a program that allows students to eat free. The USDA funds the program.

Central High backers buying giant limestone slabs from Indiana so new addition matches century-old building  Omaha World-Herald

It cost more. And it took a little longer. But we think it's worth it,” Mike Lebens, class of 1970, said of the limestone. Central High alumni raised $19.3 million.

Two Omaha students named US Presidential Scholars | Education  Omaha World-Herald

The seniors attend Millard North High School and Brownell Talbot School.

Westside district has a new Boys & Girls Club with an innovation center  Omaha World-Herald

The facility is named for Karen Hawkins and offers 15000 square feet for after-school and summer activities, including drone flying and code robots.

2 Bellevue kids left behind on field trip to Omaha Children's Museum  Omaha World-Herald

One mom said she's "thankful it wasn't worse, but I haven't been sleeping well thinking about all the possibilities of what could have happened to my daughter."

OPS school board member stands alone in push for recovery of mismanaged pension funds  Omaha World-Herald

Lou Ann Goding believes the school board has a fiduciary responsibility to explore whether any professional firms or individuals have legal liability for their roles ...

Boys & Girls Club to break ground in May  Omaha World-Herald

Ground is scheduled to be broken May 17 on a Boys & Girls Club that will be attached to Bryan Middle School.

Gross High School celebrates 50th anniversary | Sarpy News  Omaha World-Herald

Gross Catholic High School is celebrating a true homecoming with their 50th anniversary.

'Whitey' Mixan, blues guitarist and father of 4 Nebraska wrestling champs, dies at 62  Omaha World-Herald

Whitey Mixan learned to work hard, accept his limitations and be humble about his accomplishments, his son said.

Tax values are up. Where are the biggest increases in Douglas and Sarpy Counties?  Omaha World-Herald

The real impact of higher valuations won't be known until after local governments set their spending budgets and tax rates, but there's already some shock going ...

Nebraska officials back off plan to drop basic-skills test for aspiring teachers  Omaha World-Herald

State officials have backed off a proposal to eliminate the basic skills test that applicants must pass to enter a Nebraska college or university's teacher-prep ...

Ground broken for Bellevue Boys & Girls Club  Omaha World-Herald

Ground was formally broken Thursday on a Boys & Girls Club to be built as an addition to Bryan Middle School in northwest Bellevue.

More schools fall into Nebraska's lowest performance classification  Fremont Tribune

More of Nebraska's student and districts are in need of improvement this year — falling into the lowest of four performance levels in a state-mandated ...

Two candidates will interview today for position as full-time lobbyist at UNO  Omaha World-Herald

The University of Nebraska at Omaha wants a full-time lobbyist, and on Monday two candidates will interview for the job.

Kolb, Nowak are Buffett Award honorees | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Two Omaha Public Schools teachers in Bellevue were honored with the 2016 Alice Buffett Outstanding Teacher Award.

Fees add thousands of dollars to the cost of a student's college education  Omaha World-Herald

Student fees are another expense for college students, but administrators say they try to keep them apprised of the cost of those fees.

176 former ITT Tech students in Nebraska will share $1.76 million in debt relief under settlement  Omaha World-Herald

LINCOLN — State Attorney General Doug Peterson announced Monday that 176 former ITT Technical Institute students in Nebraska will share more than $1.76 ...

School celebrates Bank Iowa Challenge Cup championship; JROTC cadets honored and more  Omaha World-Herald

High school award: St. Albert High School has won the Class 1A Bank Iowa Traveling Challenge Cup championship for the fifth time, an honor that comes with a ...

Turning a new page | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Wooden desks, worksheets, pencils and lectures once defined school.

School Pictures Photo Gallery | Good News  Omaha World-Herald

Each week, see pictures of area students, parents and teachers as they navigate through the 2015-16 academic year. Have photos of your school's pep rally, ...

Three Nebraskans correctly spell their way to next round of National Spelling Bee  Omaha World-Herald

The second round is Wednesday. Most contestants who spell two words correctly will be eliminated at the end of the day based on results from a written test ...

'Our time is now': Bears ready to compete for state title after building years  Omaha World-Herald

Three years after a one-win season, Bryan is one of the top contenders in Class A.

Local runner receives donation to compete at regionals  Lincoln Journal Star

Justin "Peyton" Fulton is a 12-year-old track star from Lincoln who is trying to get to the Junior Olympics. Currently, July 4-7, Peyton is competing at this year's ...

Business program at UNL connecting first-generation students with a college education  Lincoln Journal Star

Like everyone else in the incoming senior class at Papillion-La Vista South High School, Caleb Hill has a big, potentially life-changing decision to make in just a ...

Omaha art students use lower part of massive grain bins as canvases for their creativity  Omaha World-Herald

Students have spray-painted murals on the bottoms of nine of the structures. The final mural is being painted this summer.

AIM Tech Celebration highlights region's achievements  Silicon Prairie News

Last night, AIM Tech Celebration welcomed nearly 450 of the Silicon Prairie's tech professionals and supporters to the Omaha Design Center for an awards ...

18-year-old man dies after he was shot in an attempted robbery near 41st and L Streets  Omaha World-Herald

An employee at Bizarre Tobacco & Accessories, 4037 L St., told police he shot at two people who were attempting to rob the store about 11 p.m., officials said.

At Juneteenth parade, Omaha's black community reflects on past, asks for 'justice' and 'peace' today  Omaha World-Herald

Juneteenth is a holiday on June 19 that marks the day when slaves in Texas learned of their freedom two years after the Emancipation Proclamation signed by ...

UNL professor develops video game to cultivate agricultural sustainability  Daily Nebraskan

After watching his son play on his Xbox, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor had an idea to educate students about agricultural sustainability using an ...

OPS students become 'junior historians,' study north Omaha musicians for the summer  Omaha World-Herald

More than a dozen other Omaha Public Schools students are researching black musicians who contributed to the city's vibrant music scene from the 1940s to the ...

School resource officers under the microscope | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

When the Judiciary Committee of Nebraska's Legislature holds a series of hearings in September to study school safety and the juvenile justice system, one of ...

OPS Announces 2015 Athletic Hall of Fame Class  WOWT

The Omaha Public Schools will induct 10 new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, November 21st. This year's honorees include: Yvonne ...

Omaha set to host Cinco de Mayo festival  Fremont Tribune

Cinco de Mayo is on Sunday, but that doesn't mean the celebration will be limited to one day.

Ediger, Melissa J. (Adams) | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Ediger, Melissa J. (Adams) Mar 22, 1970 - Feb 12, 2017 Melissa passed away unexpected at home in Papillion, NE. She was born in Lincoln NE, grew up in ...

Clothespin art is popping up in Omaha neighborhoods. The artist's identity remains a mystery  Omaha World-Herald

Someone is drawing the old-fashioned laundry items and hanging the pictures on power poles.

Tech-heavy media centers, flexible spaces, fewer lockers: Plans for new Elkhorn, Omaha high schools taking shape  Omaha World-Herald

Designers of the new high schools want to accommodate shifting trends in education, while keeping the buildings flexible enough to adapt to future needs.

Pancake feed kicks off fundraising for JROTC trip to France  WOWT

Several people filed into the Benson VFW post Saturday morning and afternoon to raise money for the 75th anniversary D-Day trip to Normandy, France that 50 ...

Cornfields on one side, houses on the other: Check out Blue Sage Elementary, Elkhorn's newest school  Omaha World-Herald

The school made its debut earlier this month, opening its doors to 188 students in grades K-5.

OPS considers Bellevue site for school | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha Public Schools is considering purchasing land in Bellevue that once held sears for a future elementary school.

70 Nebraska high school students receive UNL's Young Artist Awards  Omaha World-Herald

LINCOLN - The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts held its Nebraska Young Artist Awards on April 6.

Bryan Middle hosts Fellowship Games | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Bryan Middle School was the host of the A+ OPS Fellowship Games.

Denny Mailliard, known for doing it the right way, has influenced countless lives in almost 50 years of coaching  Omaha World-Herald

Denny Mailliard sent Ben Fogarty the message without saying a word to his star player. Fogarty had overslept and missed a Saturday basketball practice.

2016 OPS Alice Buffett Outstanding Teacher award winners announced  Omaha World-Herald

Each of the 15 winners receives an engraved medallion, $10000 and $500 in McDonald's gift certificates. Awardees, who are nominated by colleagues, students ...

School librarian ending 18-year run at Pawnee | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

After her last summer hosting open library, librarian Kathie Shepoka is saying goodbye to Pawnee Elementary School after 18 years.

OPS drivers hit the road to practice bus routes before classes start next week  Omaha World-Herald

The dry runs will help drivers make sure they can get to school on time and avoid issues of previous years.

Annual art show to celebrate 15 years | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

The AC Lofton Bellevue High School Art Show will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday in East's north gym.

Boys & Girls Club targets NW Bellevue | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Northwest Bellevue will be home to a 14,000-square-foot Boys & Girls Club by 2019 if an ambitious expansion program is successful, a club official said March 1 ...

Grace: Searching for Mr. Begley, discovering the immigrant origins of South Omaha  Omaha World-Herald

An Irish mural is the latest in a series of murals popping up on the backs of grocery stores and the sides of bars and bakeries in a part of.

The Locker Room Camp | In The Game  Omaha World-Herald

Teams met for short scrimmages at The Locker Room Camp Jamboree June 5 at Bryan. The Locker Room camp featured team practices, combined team ...

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