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Omaha woman says dad told her 'I will hurt you more than you ever will know' before lighting fire  Omaha World-Herald

After seeing her father appear in court Monday on allegations that he set fire to the family home while she and her mother were inside, Amanda Bohm recounted ...

Stanford Men's Basketball Offers Colby Jones and Max Murrell  247Sports

Stanford Men's Basketball staff had a busy, busy weekend and their eval trips to multiple stops in the South has yielded some additions to the Cardinal offer ...

Gail Sheddy of Ely  The Ely Echo

Gail Williams Sheddy was born in Lincoln, NE, Sept. 3, 1940 to Mark and Dorothea Williams who predeceased her as did her husband, Gordon and her brother, ...

School resource officer administers Narcan on unconscious Omaha North High student  KETV Omaha

A quick-thinking officer used Narcan to help bring a North High School student back to consciousness. Narcan is used by first responders to reverse the effect of ...

Omaha North High School briefly evacuated because of natural gas odor  Omaha World-Herald

Students and staff were cleared to go back into the building about 20 minutes after the evacuation.

FBI agent, Hollywood set designer among new additions to North High's hall of fame  Omaha World-Herald

Alumni and a former teacher from Omaha North High School have been named the newest Vikings of Distinction. A former football coach was named this year's ...

Omaha North runner invited to tournament in Australia  WOWT

Aveon Barnes, a junior track athlete at North High, was invited to compete for the U.S. at a tournament in Australia.

Julie Jungen | Obituaries  Watertown Public Opinion

Julie A. Jungen, 74, of Watertown, SD, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls.

Millard North dance team claims two national championships  Omaha World-Herald

The team won its first of two national titles at the UDA National Dance Team Championship in Orlando.

New Assistant Joins Omaha North  WOWT

The defending Class A State Champion in high school football is Omaha North. The Vikings have a new addition to their team this season. Head Coach Larry ...

Elkhorn North unveils Wolves logo during new high school's groundbreaking ceremony  Omaha World-Herald

A group of about 40 people gathered on a windy hilltop Sunday in northwest Omaha to officially break ground for a new jewel in the Elkhorn Public Schools' ...

Omaha North holding fundraiser for student who was burned in house fire  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha North High School is helping out one of its own students after a house fire last month injured her and her mother and destroyed the family home.

Millard North releases statements in response to student arrested on allegations of threatening to 'blow up' school  KETV Omaha

A minor was arrested Tuesday afternoon and booked after allegedly threatening to "blow up" Millard North High School, according to an Omaha police report.

'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 ...

Fundraiser for fire victims  KETV Omaha

Fundraiser for Omaha North High school senior, mother injured in arson.

Elkhorn school officials alert families to proposed school boundary changes  Omaha World-Herald

The district is opening a new high school, middle school and elementary school in the coming years.

High School Student Convinced Omaha Detective to Write a Book  WOWT

Inspiration comes from unlikely places. A few years, an Omaha detective shared one his favorite cases with a high school class. One of the students told him he ...

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

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

Millard North student accused of bringing knife to school, threatening student  KETV Omaha

A 14-year-old Millard North High School student was arrested Wednesday after being accused of bringing a knife to school and threatening to hurt another ...

Man injured in shooting near Omaha North High School  Omaha World-Herald

Ceon Barnes' injury was not believed to be life-threatening, authorities said. He was taken to Nebraska Medical Center.

Crime fighters pay tribute to Millard North teacher who inspired them to become cops  Omaha World-Herald

Retiring Millard North teacher Jeff Salberg gets a surprise visit.

Elkhorn picks mascot and colors for new high school  Omaha World-Herald

The Elkhorn Public Schools school board on Monday unanimously selected wolves as the mascot, and black, silver and bright blue as the school's colors.

North High brawl leaves freshman girl with concussion  KMTV - 3 News Now

A 14-year-old girl is missing a week of school at Omaha North High School after suffering from a concussion during a student fight last week. Lizthy Lopez was ...

OPS: Omaha North High School threats are a hoax  WOWT

Omaha Public Schools spokesperson Monique Farmer tells 6 News, social media posts circulated online Tuesday detailing threats to students are believed to ...

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.

Mother upset over fight at North High that left girl with a concussion  Omaha World-Herald

The mother of an Omaha North High School student who suffered a concussion when she was caught in a fight involving other students plans to transfer her ...

Douglas County jury orders Elkhorn Public Schools to pay developer $4.6 million  Omaha World-Herald

A Douglas County jury on Friday ordered the Elkhorn Public Schools to pay a developer $4.6 million for land it acquired for a new high school near 180th Street ...

'Real life superhero:' North Omaha counselor and teacher touched countless lives  Omaha World-Herald

Chris Wiley, a North High guidance counselor and one of a few African-American male counselors in the area, died Monday, a day after celebrating his 65th ...

Racial demographics, school choice among parents' concerns with OPS high school boundary changes  Omaha World-Herald

The colorful maps of high school boundaries have been scrutinized, compared and passed around. At tables in high school gyms and cafeterias around Omaha, ...

Omaha North High School honors eight at Vikings of Distinction banquet  Omaha World-Herald

Eight people were saluted last month at the 35th annual Vikings of Distinction Banquet for Omaha North High School. The banquet followed a day at the school ...

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 ...

A-4 boys: Allick scores 34 to lead North Star over Omaha North in district semifinals  Lincoln Journal Star

OMAHA — Josiah Allick won by unanimous decision.

Mom says school didn't tell her of student's suicidal comments  KMTV - 3 News Now

A mother in Millard wants to know why school administrators did not tell her, about her daughter's suicidal thoughts, before the high schooler attempted to take ...

2019 honorees inducted into Benson High School Hall of Fame  Omaha World-Herald

A computer engineer, dance studio owner and Army major are among the 2019 inductees into Omaha Benson High School's Hall of Fame.

Crews determine cause of flooding at Millard North High School  Omaha World-Herald

A cap that had been placed on an abandoned storm drain line failed, said Rebecca Kleeman, a spokeswoman for the Millard Public Schools.

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.

Millard North named top public high school in state by Niche  KETV Omaha

Millard North High School is the top public high school in the state, according to the data scientists at Niche.

Omaha North High principal released following afternoon hospital stay  Omaha World-Herald

The principal of Omaha North High School was rushed to Immanuel Hospital on Wednesday afternoon after feeling ill.

Curriculum specialist at Omaha North has died | Education  Omaha World-Herald

Michele Ricard, a curriculum specialist at North High School, died unexpectedly Thursday, an Omaha Public Schools spokeswoman said Friday.

North | Special Sections |  Omaha World-Herald

Hannah Davis. 20180513_spe_north. Key Staffer. Journalistic roles: newspaper editor junior and senior years; entertainment writer. College plans: UNO ...

Millard North students will be greeted by a construction zone on first day of class  WOWT

Students and parents attending Millard North High School will be welcomed by a construction zone around the building when classes start on Monday, as work ...

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 ...

Former football player inspires North High students  WOWT

A former major college football player shared his message of inspiration and hope with students at Omaha North High School today. He uses his life ...

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.

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 ...

Foyer at Millard North High School floods after heavy rain  Omaha World-Herald

Call it Lake Mustang. Water got into the foyer Tuesday morning at Millard North High School — home of the Mustangs — at 144th and Pacific Streets. The water ...

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.

Turning snow days into learning days: Millard wants students on laptops, not just sleds  Omaha World-Herald

District officials are exploring turning snow days into learning days by making use of district laptops that students take home in sixth through 12th grades.

Elkhorn School Board chooses mascot, colors for new high school  KETV Omaha

The Elkhorn School Board is discussing the options for a new mascot and school colors for the Elkhorn North High School Monday night.

Student arrested after bringing a knife to school and threatening another student, principal says  Omaha World-Herald

A Millard North High School student was arrested after school officials said he or she brought a knife to school and threatened another student.

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 ...

Millard North High School shows off improvements  WOWT

Millard North High School unveiled its newest upgrades Wednesday with an official cutting of the ribbon ceremony.

Renowned funk musician Arno Lucas performs with Omaha North students  KETV Omaha

Vocalist, drummer and songwriter Arno Lucas was back in the metro Friday to be honored at his alma mater.

Judges' job: Choose from among 1,302 top students | Special Sections |  Omaha World-Herald

The judges for the 2019 World-Herald All Academic Program had their work cut out for them. A total of 1,302 students were nominated from Nebraska and ...

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.

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

Thanks for subscribing to the Omaha World-Herald and supporting local journalism. As a subscriber, you have exclusive access to articles that carry the ...

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 ...

Vaping 'rampant' among teens; parents seek answers from schools and police  Omaha World-Herald

Vaping has increased 78 percent among high school students since 2017 and almost 48 percent among middle schoolers, according to the FDA and CDC.

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.

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 ...

Death of North High honor student — an 'awesome' kid and 'math whiz' — is 'a shocker,' principal says  Omaha World-Herald

Andrew Wishart, 17, who planned to study engineering in college, died Wednesday night. Principal Gene Haynes said Wishart apparently died of natural causes ...

Real-estate development will change route to school for some Millard North students  Omaha World-Herald

Millard school board President Mike Kennedy said Monday that the new route will be safer for students driving east on Pacific Street to campus.

Omaha North High elects special-needs student as its prom queen — and the vote was unanimous  Omaha World-Herald

I was in shock a little bit,” said Emily Lanouette, the first special-needs student to be nominated and elected prom queen in the history of North High.

Millard North students, first responders participate in late night disaster drill  KETV Omaha

If disaster hits, students at Millard North High School are better prepared to handle it. So are area police, firefighters and paramedics. They worked together after ...

Elkhorn's new high school has a name. Which direction did the district go?  Omaha World-Herald

There were no gasps of surprise when Elkhorn Public Schools' leaders revealed the chosen name for the district's third high school: Elkhorn North. Elkhorn stuck ...

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 girl told police she was raped before taking her own life. Rapist says 'I am the victim.'  Kearney Hub

She was a freshman at Omaha North High School and the favorite aunt in a family teeming with nieces and nephews.

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.

Skutt teacher to take job at Millard North High School  KETV Omaha

Skutt Catholic High School English teacher Matthew Eledge will be teaching and coaching somewhere else next year: Millard North High School.

Statue of Omahan who 'gave his life for his fellow Marines' dedicated at park  Omaha World-Herald

The dedication of the life-size bronze statue of Marine Lance Cpl. Miguel “Mike” Keith, who died in the Vietnam War, attracted a large crowd of officials and ...

"The flames got so big, so quick": teen survives fire that police believe her father started in home  KETV Omaha

In the light of day, the devastation becomes clearer, after a house fire Monday near 38th and Himebaugh streets. With each passing hour, the emotional toll ...

Brainy Nebraska students ace ACT test in record numbers  Norfolk Daily News

Noah Crawford, 17, knows something about reaching for the very top.

New threats surface, 4 total Millard schools involved  KETV Omaha

New threats involving four Millard schools are being investigated. School officials said they are cooperating with police in an investigation. Advertisement.

Viking Ship in troubled financial waters  WOWT

The nonprofit Viking Ship has served thousands of children over the years. Now the Minne Lusa-based center is in need of repair and in need of money.

Millard North bans full facial paint after 'blackout' event draws 'blackface' criticism  Omaha World-Herald

Officials in the Millard Public Schools on Friday announced that they will ban full facial paint of all colors at sporting events after Millard North High School ...

Omaha principal to reach 50-year milestone  KETV Omaha

An Omaha high school principal who has worked with the district for nearly 50 years is considered to be the king of the halls.

100 Black Men: Providing mentors & motivation  WOWT

Real men, giving real time. That's the mission behind Omaha's 100 Black Men. They work with area youth to help them reach their full potential - teaching ...

One school, 10 perfect ACT scores  WOWT

Millard North is home to 10 perfect ACT scores so far this year.

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 ...

Former Husker All-American Tom Davis was rugged center and loyal friend  Lincoln Journal Star

Tom Davis, an All-America center as a senior at Nebraska in 1977, died Tuesday at an assisted living facility in Denver, according to several sources. He was ...

The late Thomas Harvey, a longtime OPS educator, had 'high expectations for every child'  Omaha World-Herald

Seeing young people succeed thrilled Thomas Harvey, whether the stage was his “beloved North High School” or elsewhere in the Omaha community.

With no explanation, judge gives woman probation for inadvertently killing rival's daughter  Omaha World-Herald

Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said he "respectfully disagrees" with Judge James Gleason's sentence. Probation is extremely rare in death cases — and ...

14-year-old to be charged with 2nd-degree murder in shooting that killed North High student  Omaha World-Herald

One teen will be charged with second-degree murder and another will be charged in juvenile court in connection with the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy.

School officials make plans for privately funded North Omaha High School stadium  KETV Omaha

Omaha Public Schools hopes to build a football stadium for Omaha North High School. The plan is attracting private donors.

Omaha native named Miss Nebraska; will represent state at Miss America competition  Lincoln Journal Star

Omaha native Allie Swanson won the 2019 Miss Nebraska competition Saturday night at North Platte High School, clinching her spot in the 2020 Miss America ...

Worldly success for Gross robotics team | Sarpy  Omaha World-Herald

For nine years, Gross Catholic High School has integrated robotics into its curriculum and after-school activities. With one Gross team having placed 46th in the ...

Omaha eye doctor on a mission  KETV Omaha

He's enthusiastic. He's goal-oriented. He likes people. And he sees the world through a lens of compassion. You might even think it's ironic that Dr Donny Suh is ...

Attorney says Omaha officers were justified in shooting his client but questions their PTSD claims  Omaha World-Herald

In a wheelchair, without the use of his legs or his left hand, Monroe Evans III calmly and quietly told a judge Tuesday that he was sorry for shooting an Omaha ...

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 ...

Burke High School's Henrich Named Gatorade Nebraska Football Player of the Year  KTIC

CHICAGO (December 6, 2018) — In its 34th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, today announced Nick Henrich of ...

Miss Nebraska 2019 Allie Swanson reflects on victory  North Platte Telegraph

Miss Nebraska 2019 Allie Swanson woke up Sunday morning still processing her victory on Saturday night.

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 ...

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 ...

Omaha woman pleads to manslaughter in 'stupid,' 'avoidable' shooting  Omaha World-Herald

The two groups of women had been feuding for weeks. On one side, according to prosecutors, were Catessa Barnum and friends. On the other side were Porcha ...

Omaha high school students get a real-world project: redesigning Norris Middle School  Omaha World-Herald

Over the course of the spring semester, these students will participate in the new Omaha chapter of the national ACE (Architecture, Construction, Engineering) ...

2019 National High School Cheerleading And Dance Team Championships Honor Top Teams From Across The Country  PRNewswire

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2019 National High School Cheerleading Championship and National Dance Team Championship took ...

Over the years, Davenport schools have discussed a return to traditional scheduling as a cost-cutting move  Quad City Times

Davenport School Board discussions about switching three high schools from a block schedule back to a traditional schedule have been brewing since at least ...

Ex-Millard South counselor says she was forced to resign because she's gay  Omaha World-Herald

A lawsuit by the 37-year-old says she was forced to resign "only because she was viewed by (district officials) as non-typical and engaged in a life relationship ...

Pacific Street construction starts Monday from 144th to 153rd streets  KETV Omaha

More construction begins Monday along Pacific Street from 144th to 153rd streets, affecting the south entrance to Millard North High School.

Recruiting: Nebraska lands touted offensive tackle prospect Bryce Benhart  Omaha World-Herald

Lakeville (Minnesota) North offensive tackle Bryce Benhart - all 6-foot-8, 305 pounds of him - committed to Nebraska Sunday night, picking the Huskers over ...

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