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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 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 named state finalist for $2 million National STEM contest  Omaha World-Herald

Bryan High School was named one of five state finalists for the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest, a $2 million nationwide competition in which students ...

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.

'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 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.

Omaha Bryan High School  KETV Omaha

Omaha Bryan High School is a Class A school. Advertisement. Omaha Bryan Bears' home games will be played at the high school football field located at 4700 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Bryan royalty | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

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

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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.

Gering still in Solve for Tomorrow hunt, named one of 5 state finalists  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Gering High School students have made it to the state finals in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest, after two successful years competing at the national ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Bryan High teacher who flashed woman outside Walmart gets jail time  Omaha World-Herald

A Bryan High School English teacher was sentenced to jail time and is on leave from teaching after, authorities say, he flashed a woman outside a Bellevue ...

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.

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.

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

'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.

Tayo! Tayo! Tayo Pops Up You Won't Want to go Home  Omaha Reader

Even More Modern. Modern Love has officially opened their new location at 3157 Farnam to rave reviews. The Reader's newest writer Vera Lynn Petersen was ...

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.

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 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 ...

Bears savor end to four-year drought, snap state-record streak with win over Omaha Central  Omaha World-Herald

As Omaha Bryan coach Reshea Bristol said, records are made to be broken — good or bad. The Bears snapped their state-record 91-game girls basketball ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Editorial: Support OPS bond issue to finish the job  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha voters have a big opportunity in this spring's primary election.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Westside parents and students get sneak peek at rebuilt Sunset Hills Elementary  Omaha World-Herald

The old Sunset Hills school has been demolished, replaced by a modern building made of gray bricks, wood, metal and huge glass windows that overlook the ...

Holmes new principal at Wildewood | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

She's done just about everything when it comes to education, so Ashley Holmes should be well prepared as she ventures into life as a principal.

'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.

Omaha Mayor Stothert keeps the lights on at Dundee, Rockbrook school crosswalk signals  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert announced Tuesday that the city will will keep crossing signals at two intersections near Dundee Elementary School and at a third ...

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 ...

Separate staircases by gender and a fire escape slide: Check out six interesting features that once existed or still exist at local high schools  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha-area high schools, especially some of the older ones, have plenty of quirks, from a hidden pool to a fire escape slide.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Grace: 'We're out of room' — Rapid enrollment growth leaves some young Catholics on kindergarten waitlist  Omaha World-Herald

Growing Omaha-area enrollment tests some Catholic schools, including St. Columbkille, the only one serving western Sarpy County.

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 ...

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.

New Kearney High principal's love of teaching and coaching leads him to administrative role  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — After being a special education teacher for several years, Christopher Loofe said he first wanted to get into an administrative role to “serve more ...

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 ...

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.

East, West better national ACT score | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

ACT released its annual score report, including state and national average scores Sept. 7. The Nebraska composite, which averages scores on the English, ...

Man sentenced for 2016 slaying, but Omaha gangs' turf war rages on  Omaha World-Herald

Judge Gary Randall called the killing the senseless product of a feud between South Family Bloods and 40th Avenue Crips.

Fireworks stands open June 25 | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

The annual explosion of fireworks sales in Bellevue will begin June 25 and last through July 4.

Striking success: Montalvo, Vazquez with impressive runs at national boxing tourney  Omaha World-Herald

Monatalvo, a Bryan student, and Vazquez, a Ralston student, each had strong showings at the USA Boxing Elite and Youth National Championships earlier this ...

Bryan duo knows the art of being leaders  Omaha World-Herald

While emerging from childhood, some teenagers battle fierce insecurities as they morph into their own personas.

Omaha high schools stuck on low-achieving list - KVNO News  KVNO News

Omaha, NE - All seven high schools in the Omaha Public Schools district have made the unwelcome federal list of Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools this ...

Joshua Keadle charged with murder in disappearance of Tyler Thomas, a Peru State student from Omaha  Omaha World-Herald

The body of Tyler Thomas, 19, was never found, and Keadle, a fellow student, maintained that he dropped her off at a remote boat launch on the Missouri River ...

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.

Thrive Club encourages refugee teens to get involved  Omaha World-Herald

About 60 refugee and immigrant students from Sudan, Somalia, Nepal, Thailand and Mexico are being unified with Bryan High School students thanks to the ...

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 ...

Omaha sisters — including a set of triplets — share the stage for 'Singin' in the Rain'  Omaha World-Herald

The Treceks — triplets Carrie, Becky and Debbie and older sister Mary — don't consider themselves rivals. They've supported each other in numerous stage ...

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

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

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 ...

See what's happening in area schools in this week's School Pictures Photo Gallery  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, ...

Heart rate monitors get students 'in the zone' as more schools add them to curriculum  Omaha World-Herald

Heart rate monitors are a standard part of curriculum for Mercy High School students. They're becoming more popular in boutique gyms, and they're used in a ...

Analysis of public teacher salaries shows that pay reflects experience  Omaha World-Herald

Experienced, highly educated teachers are the most valuable educators. On that, Nebraska's metro area school districts agree. Pay scales uniformly reward ...

UNO professor to run for governor  The Gateway

Jessica Wade OPINION EDITOR. Nebraskans have nearly a year before they will elect the next governor of Nebraska on Nov. 6, 2018. However, University of ...

State test scores: Nebraska students improved in math and reading last year  Omaha World-Herald

The trend was aided by gains in the Omaha Public Schools, which officials credit to an intensified effort to improve struggling schools.

Nonprofits leverage community roots-bases in attempt to register voters and get them to the Polls  Omaha Reader

With American civil discourse and liberties under assail, nonprofits are doing civic engagement around voting to get people's voices heard. Heartland Workers ...

Trial begins for man charged in the 2007 slaying of his aunt in Omaha  Omaha World-Herald

Thursday, in the opening statements of Simmer's first-degree murder trial, Jacobsen said tests of key pieces of evidence — a staircase spindle and an interior ...

Fireworks Stands Now Open in Omaha  KMTV - 3 News Now

Fourth of July is just around the corner, and Omaha fireworks stands are now open. But they're about more than getting the best bang for your buck.

Winners of the 2017 Alice Buffett Outstanding Teacher Award  Omaha World-Herald

The award, handed out each year since 1988, goes to 15 OPS nominees with at least two years of teaching experience. The award is named for an aunt of ...

Man in the Mask | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Steve Hartman was still in elementary school when the cataclysmic financial scandal surrounding the Enron Corporation blew up in 2001.Now, almost a ...

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