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  1. Burke High student cut girl he dated, then himself, officials say  Omaha World-Herald
  2. Burke student cut girl he dated, officials say, then himself  Kearney Hub
  3. Security added at Burke a day after stabbing incident  WOWT
  4. Burke High teen accused of stabbing girl likely to be tried as adult  Lincoln Journal Star
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  1. 2 students injured in stabbing at Omaha Burke High School  1011now
  2. Students injured in cutting at Omaha Burke, school on lockdown Tuesday afternoon  KMTV - 3 News Now
  3. Police: 2 Omaha Burke High School students stable after stabbings  Lincoln Journal Star
  4. Two in critical condition after knife attack at Omaha Burke High  KLKN
  5. Burke High School Stabbing: Male Student Stabbed Female
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16-year-old accused in Burke High stabbing facing charges as an adult  Omaha World-Herald

The 16-year-old suspect in a stabbing earlier this month at Burke High School has been charged as an adult.

Principal notifies Burke parents after student reportedly posted video that included a weapon  Omaha World-Herald

Burke High School parents received a letter from the school's principal after a student reportedly posted a video taken off campus that included a weapon.

Meet the 2018 Burke High School Outstanding Alumni Winners  Omaha World-Herald

This year, six people have been named Burke High School's Outstanding Alumni winners. They were honored Friday at a reception at Burke and at a fundraising ...

Burke High will resume classes Wednesday  WOWT

A series of events that appear to have been linked to a broken water pipe triggered fire alarms at Burke High School Tuesday and prompted a precautionary ...

Teen accused of stabbing former girlfriend at Omaha Burke High School held on $500,000 bail  Kearney Hub

OMAHA — The 16-year-old boy who is accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend at Burke High School was ordered Monday to be held on $500000 bail.

16-year-old boy could be tried as an adult after ambush attack at Omaha Burke High School  Kearney Hub

A 16-year-old student probably will face charges as an adult in Tuesday's stabbing of his former girlfriend at Burke High School, Douglas County Attorney Don ...

Bond set for suspect in Burke High School cutting  WOWT

A $500000 bond has been set for the 16-year-old suspect in a cutting that happened at Burke High School earlier this month.

Omaha Burke drama teacher is one of four teachers given national award  Omaha World-Herald

A Burke High School drama teacher was one of four recipients of a national award for her work as a theater teacher.

Burke students rally for day of service  WOWT

Burke High School students said they could really use a sense of community, and that's what they got on Friday.

Photos: The signing party for Nick Henrich and Chris Hickman at Omaha Burke

Nick Henrich and Chris Hickman made it official on Thursday, signing their letters of intent to play college football at Nebraska in front of a large gathering at ...

Separate cold exposure cases land individuals, including a 14-year-old, in hospital  Omaha World-Herald

The temperature that afternoon and evening was in the single digits and the wind chill was about negative 15 degrees.

Coaching Carousel Spinning Fast At Trenton  Trenton Republican Times

A handful of dominos fell into place on Tuesday night as Trenton High School continues to go through a significant coaching transition. At the Trenton R-9 Board ...

Relief and reunions: Parents rush to Burke High School after stabbing  KETV Omaha

Dozens of parents rushed to the school and they were waiting with open arms after police gave them the all clear.

Burke High stadium getting $245000 touch-up with new turf for football field  Omaha World-Herald

The football field at Burke High School is getting a touch-up. Workers are laying new artificial turf at the school's stadium, part of the Omaha Public Schools' ...

Burke stabbing sounds alarm on teen dating violence  KMTV - 3 News Now

Domestic violence experts say the stabbing at Burke High School that injured two students, one self-inflicted, should sound the alarm on teen dating violence.

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 ...

Teen recovering from cold exposure after being found on roadside  WOWT

A 14-year-old boy is recovering from severe cold exposure after he was found on the *service* road in front of Burke High School.

Burke | Special Sections  Omaha World-Herald

Kassidy Hart. 20180513_spe_burke. Key Staffer. Journalistic roles: yearbook co-editor. College plans: Morningside; elementary education. Parents: Jennifer ...

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 ...

$12.85 million plan would modernize Burke High's stadium, other facilities  Omaha World-Herald

And the original idea to transform the stadium has morphed into something more ambitious: a multiphase plan to fix up not just the stadium, but also the school's ...

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

Cliff Levitan jabs a finger at a map of Nebraska. Stars signify recent public and private investment in new high school career centers or wings at a number of ...

UPDATE: Students involved in Burke High incident have been disciplined, district says  KETV Omaha

UPDATE 9/6 - The Omaha Public School District released a statement Tuesday, saying the students involved in the incident have been disciplined. The district ...

Neighbors of Burke Stadium prepare for 25,000 guests  WOWT

Anytime 25000 people drop into a neighborhood you know it will be congested. That's been the case for nearly 50-years now at Burke Stadium.There are some ...

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.

Super-State football: Burke's Henrich, Burks never had to look very far for challenges  Lincoln Journal Star

The toughest running back Omaha Burke Super-State linebacker Nick Henrich faced in high school was the one he saw every day in practice.

Class A: James Burks is in line to become first Bulldog to win four state wrestling gold medals  Omaha World-Herald

James Burks is Nebraska's mayor on the mat. He's the best athlete from one of Omaha's most athletic-rich schools. And three days from now, he may be the ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Burke High School drill team keeps Leonna's legacy alive  KETV Omaha

Leonna Dalton-Phillip was killed by her uncle Wednesday night. She leaves behind her family and friends. She also leaves behind her drill team.

Omaha Burke (NE) head coach is cancer free  High School Football America

Omaha Burke head coach Paul Limongi greeted his team Thursday knowing with news he's cancer free. Burke is the No. 2 team in our Nebraska Top 5.

4 Burke High alumni added to Hall of Fame  Omaha World-Herald

Burke High School announced its 2016 Hall of Fame honorees during the annual Burke Bash fundraising event, held in November.

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 ...

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 ...

Free self-defense classes for girls offered after recent high school stabbings  KETV Omaha

The owners of Zanshin Martial Arts near 125th and West Center know the victim, 15-year-old Lacey Paige. As the victim recovers, the instructors encourage ...

Online threat at Burke High School investigated; OPS says issue is resolved  Omaha World-Herald

Police and school officials responded Friday to a social media threat at Burke High School that warned that something would happen at the school in the ...

Live updates: Nebraska high school state track and field meet  Omaha World-Herald

Stay here for updates from the final day of action at the Nebraska high school state track and field meet at Omaha Burke.

Omaha Burke High School principal to step down  WOWT

Omaha Burke High School Principal Steven Scraggs announced Thursday he will resign in July.

Sprinter Medals At National Junior Olympics  WOWT

This has been a winning summer for Devon Jackson. The 14-year-old, who will be a freshman at Omaha Burke High School medaled in the 100-and-200 meters ...

Mock crash provides stark lesson at Burke  WOWT

Students at Burke High School were given a stark demonstration Wednesday of potential threats on the roadways.

Pelan, Mark A. | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Pelan, Mark A. Oct 11, 1971 - Jan 16, 2019 Mark is survived by his wife, Katie Pelan; children: Connor, Claire, Kyle, Mary Kate, and Abby; parents, Carol and ...

OPS superintendent: 'Typically in these school incidents, it's not a stranger who comes in to hurt one of us'  KETV Omaha

Dr. Cheryl Logan talks about keeping students safe in Omaha Public Schools.

OPS bond money at work in district  WOWT

This year, voters approved the phase two school bond in the Omaha Public School District. However, OPS is still working on phase one, which was passed four ...

Burke softball coach cancer-free after brain tumor discovery before state tournament  KETV Omaha

Burke softball coach Jeff Sturgeon is back on the job after a major health scare.

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.

Two Omaha school districts investigating instance of hate speech  KETV Omaha

Omaha Public Schools and Westside Community Schools are investigating two separate incidents involving racially charged messages on social media.

After brief time as parents, Burke High seniors learn hard lessons on grief, strength and growing up  Omaha World-Herald

In the chaos of work and school and waking to cries at 3 a.m., they found direction and discipline. Now their plans had been broken again. “We changed ...

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.

Police win high marks for lessons applied in school halls  WOWT

A change of style and technique for Omaha Police inside our schools seems to be paying off. Re-educating the adults on dealing with students is one part of the ...

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 ...

2018 Nebraska high school state track all-class gold medal winners  Omaha World-Herald

The list of all-class gold medal winners from the 2018 Nebraska high school state track meet.

$6M proposal would update Burke High's stadium, site of annual state track meet  Omaha World-Herald

It's time to turn Burke High School's aging stadium into a venue befitting the throngs it attracts every spring for the two-day state track and field meet, say Omaha ...

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 ...

Army investigators take over case of recruiter accused of sex with Burke High teen  Omaha World-Herald

The case of a local Army recruiter, accused of having sex with a 16-year-old Burke High School student and giving her alcohol, has been turned over to military ...

Special Report: Active Threat Response in Omaha Public Schools  KETV Omaha

It's the scenario every parent, teacher, student fears. a deadly threat - targeting what they believe could be a vulnerable school. KETV Newswatch 7's exclusive ...

Lightning in Omaha could bring delays in state track meet Saturday  Omaha World-Herald

Nate Neuhaus, director of track and field for the Nebraska School Activities Association, said events will continue if there is just rain.

Champions crowned on final day of Nebraska high school state track meet  Omaha World-Herald

Lincoln High won its first boys track state title since 1960 by the slimmest of margins. Lincoln High finished with 76 points, Lincoln Southwest had 75.5, and ...

Parents, bond backers celebrate OPS's win and look forward to new schools  Omaha World-Herald

Parent Lindsay Hollingsworth is looking forward to sending her two elementary-age kids to a new high school closer to their home in far northwest Omaha.

Proposed bill would raise 'vaping' age in Nebraska  KETV Omaha

There's a push in the Nebraska legislature to raise the 'vaping' age. Supporters said the bill would protect teenagers. One store owner says vaping is safer than ...

16-year-old Burke student who was killed in shooting took new route from school bus  Omaha World-Herald

Johntavious Swift must have known he was a target because he walked another way, a fellow student says.

Program is right on the money for metro girls  WOWT

A national non-profit made its way to Nebraska Wednesday with an aim of getting get high school-aged girls interested in careers in finance.

Commutation chance falls short in '86 slaying of Burke High phys ed teacher  Omaha World-Herald

Ted Parsons, a convicted killer who likely saved the life of a guard while in prison will not get a chance to argue for his release, the State Board of.

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 ...

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 ...

Police identify victims of triple homicide  WOWT

Omaha Police have identified the victims of a triple homicide Tuesday night as John W. Dalton, 70, Jean Dalton, 65, and Leonna Dalton-Phillip,18. A murder ...

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.

22-year-old's life was about the journey, not the destination  Omaha World-Herald

Kristen Kuhn, 22, died Nov. 2 after a three-year battle with Ewing's sarcoma, but for the hundreds who gathered for her Nov. 7 funeral at St. Patrick's Catholic ...

Clean Sweep! Tight End Chris Hickman is N!  Corn Nation

Great news from the only state with a Unicameral Legislature! Related. Nebraska's Nonpartisan, Unicameral Legislature Is A Model Of Deliberative Democracy.

Fewer students transfer between school districts under 'option enrollment' system  Omaha World-Herald

Fewer kids in the Omaha metro area applied to transfer between schools this year under revised rules for the 11 school districts in the Learning Community.

Doctors can't pinpoint what triggered 15-year-old's asthma attack; Burke High junior remains in ICU  Omaha World-Herald

Diamond Conway had tried to stay on top of her asthma. The 15-year-old was using her inhaler each day. Shortness of breath would get to her sometimes ...

OPS board approves new hires, reviews proposed changes to student code of conduct  Omaha World-Herald

The student conduct code underwent a major overhaul in 2015, so most of the suggested changes are minor.

Searching for heroes: Red Cross wants your nominations for local awards  Omaha World-Herald

The Red Cross' Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro Chapter is taking nominations for the 2019 Heroes in the Heartland awards.

Energetic Burke janitor was inspiring through song long before student's tweet brought Internet fame  Omaha World-Herald

Can't see the video? Click here. Roy Smith has a song in his heart, and the halls of Burke High School give the 62-year-old janitor a great place to belt it out.

2018 State Track and Field Championships | Sports  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Blair Bears, Fort Calhoun Pioneers and Arlington Eagles competed at the NSAA Track and Field Championships on Friday and Saturday at Omaha Burke ...

OPS enrollment ticks slightly higher in 2016-17 school year  Omaha World-Herald

Student enrollment in the Omaha Public Schools edged up ever so slightly this year. An official count of students on the last Friday in September showed 49,622 ...

Class D: Fullerton's Brent Wetovick pours all his energy into medal-winning runs  Omaha World-Herald

It was a good news, bad news kind of Saturday at the state track meet for Fullerton's Brent Wetovick. The junior missed out on an all-class gold but won a.

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.

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 ...

Manske, Michael P., II | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Manske, Michael P., II Oct 15, 1992 - Sep 3, 2018 Attended Burke High School where he was a member of the Burke Tennis Team and the Drama Club. He.

Most Omaha-area schools are back in session soon — here's when  Omaha World-Herald

Students are headed back to class in Omaha-area schools and districts. Following are the start dates for area schools.

Junior running back Gio Mainor's major contributions after half lift Omaha Burke against Millard North  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha Burke pulled away in the second half Friday night to post a 43-21 win over Millard North in a first-round Class A playoff game.

Diggle, Douglas M. | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Diggle, Douglas M. Age 58 Douglas M. Diggle, of Omaha, NE, passed away after a brief illness on June 30 in Omaha. Doug was born on June 12, 1960 in.

James Burks is Omaha Burke's bulldog to knock off No. 1 Millard West  Omaha World-Herald

James Burks rushed for five touchdowns Friday night to lead Omaha Burke to a 43-37 win over Millard West in a second-round Class A playoff game.

Omaha Archdiocese honors 8 educators at annual dinner | Education  Omaha World-Herald

Funds raised at the dinner help the Children's Scholarship Fund of Omaha provide scholarships so low-income students can attend Catholic schools.

Hole in sidewalk forces Ahmad's Persian Cuisine in Old Market to close temporarily  Omaha World-Herald

Ahmad's Persian Cuisine has been forced to temporarily close after part of the sidewalk in front of the business caved in, opening a hole in the basement's ...

City of Omaha exploring partnership to buy U.S. Swim Trials pool, possibly for Elkhorn area  Omaha World-Herald

The City of Omaha is exploring the possibility of buying a pool used in the U.S. Swim Trials.

Omaha man sentenced to 20-24 years in prison for fatal 2017 shooting during meth binge  Omaha World-Herald

An Omaha man with an extensive drug record was sentenced Tuesday to 20 to 24 years in prison for shooting and killing a man during an altercation outside a ...

Veteran of D-Day invasion shares memories with Omaha students planning Normandy trip  Omaha World-Herald

A World War II veteran who was part of D-Day shared his memories of the invasion with high school ROTC members who are planning a trip to Normandy next ...

Class C: Dundy County-Stratton's Phalen Sanford battles shoulder injury to win four titles  Omaha World-Herald

The Dundy County-Stratton senior won three championships Saturday — the 400 and both hurdle events — capping the trio with the best time in any class in the ...

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.

Schedule announced for 30th annual Omaha Marching Invitational and Marching Band Competition  Omaha World-Herald

Nineteen high school bands from Nebraska and Iowa will compete in the 30th annual Omaha Marching Invitational beginning at 9:30 a.m., Saturday in the Burke ...

Nebraska's Kicker of the Future  WOWT

Cole Frahm is the goalkeeper for the Omaha Burke High School Soccer team. The senior ranks among the best in the state. He loves to stop goals and kick the ...

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.

Nebraska high school football playoff results, schedule | Football  Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska high school first-round results, schedule as published in The World-Herald on Oct. 28.

School officials split on whether teachers should be armed, but think districts should decide  Lincoln Journal Star

School officials who testified before a legislative committee Friday were divided about whether teachers and administrators should be armed as a way to protect ...

The familiar blends with the fresh in Omaha Symphony's holiday concert  Omaha World-Herald

"Billy Elliott" spin-off is sure to put a twinkle in your eye.

GISH planetarium helps students reach the stars  Grand Island Independent

Grand Island Senior High students are able to see space up close thanks to the school's planetarium.

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