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PHOTO GALLERY: 2019 Nebraska State Track Meet | Track And Field  Grand Island Independent

Kyle Sextro of Grand Island eyes the bar during Friday's Class A pole vault at the State Track Meet at Burke Stadium in Omaha. Corbey R. Dorsey/For the ...

  1. Police identify students injured in Burke High knife attack  KETV Omaha
  2. 2 students injured in stabbing at Omaha Burke High School  1011now
  3. Students injured in cutting at Omaha Burke, school on lockdown Tuesday afternoon  KMTV - 3 News Now
  4. Police: 2 Omaha Burke High School students stable after stabbings  Lincoln Journal Star
  5. Burke High School Stabbing: Male Student Stabbed Female
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Burke High student cut girl he dated, then himself, officials say  Omaha World-Herald

Two people were cut Tuesday afternoon at Burke High School, according to 911 dispatchers.

Teen accused of stabbing former girlfriend at Burke High School held on $500000 bail  Omaha World-Herald

Nicholas Cisar has been charged as an adult with first-degree assault and use of a weapon to commit a felony.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Teen spends hours in the cold, found near Burke High School  KETV Omaha

A 14-year-old boy is in serious condition after being found in the cold.

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 ...

Teen boy taken to hospital after spending hours in cold outside Burke High School  KMTV - 3 News Now

A 14-year-old boy went to Children's Hospital tonight in serious condition.

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 ...

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 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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

$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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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' ...

'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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Thousands descend on Burke High for State Track Meet  WOWT

Thousands are descending on Burke High this weekend for the 2018 State Track Meet - a challenge for young athletes and motorists of all ages.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Omaha Burke High School principal to step down  WOWT

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

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

Her bottle was on the TV stand. Her jammies in the dresser. Her ball and rattle in the living room where she practiced tummy time — she was like a 12-pound, ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Meet 15 OPS teachers who are the 2019 Alice Buffett Outstanding Teacher Award winners  Omaha World-Herald

Meet the 2019 Alice Buffett Outstanding Teacher Award winners from Omaha Public Schools. The teachers received $10,000 each, $1,000 in McDonald's gift ...

Storm chasers heading to Midwest ahead of strong storms expected this weekend  Omaha World-Herald

"It's a huge system coming off the Pacific (Ocean)," said Becky Kern, a National Weather *Service* meteorologist. "Ahead of that is where we're expecting bouts 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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Nebraska State Track Meet: Weather, traffic, event information  KMTV - 3 News Now

The Nebraska High School State Track meet kicks off this weekend at Omaha Burke High School starting Friday, May 18 with the preliminary rounds and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

$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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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.

Creighton Prep boys, Papillion-La Vista South girls claim team titles at Metro Conference track meet  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha Creighton Prep won its third Metro Conference boys track title in five years and Papillion-La Vista South girls took their first victory lap in the Burke ...

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 ...

Alice Buffett awards: OPS robotics teacher shows tireless dedication to students  Omaha World-Herald

Keith Kramer is like a sports commentator, math teacher and technical support specialist all in one.

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 ...

No. 7 Omaha Burke breaks tie late, rallies for homecoming win over No. 10 Omaha Westside  Omaha World-Herald

Running back Max Herman scored a touchdown with 1:12 left Friday night to boost Omaha Burke to a 28-21 homecoming win over Omaha Westside.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Teacher pay is up in Nebraska and Iowa over the past decade; 38 states saw wages shrink  Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska rose in the NEA state salary rankings. But that news was met with caution from the president of Nebraska's teachers union.

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.

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.

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 ...

'The Wolves,' 'One Man, Two Guvnors' among theater offerings this week  Omaha World-Herald

"The Wolves," "One Man, Two Guvnors" and more are coming to local theaters this week and beyond.

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.

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.

Hansen: Omaha man gives up cars for Lent, learns the good and bad of city's bus system  Omaha World-Herald

Don Ferree Jr.'s insane jog-and-ride experiences accidentally identify some of the weaknesses in our bus system — weaknesses that Curt Simon, Metro's ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Gonzalez and Carrasco Return to State Track Meet  Columbus Telegram

Schuyler Central High School Track standouts Cristobal Gonzalez and Miguel Carrasco will be returning to the Nebraska State Track and Field Championships ...

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.

Elkhorn Valley edges Elgin/Pope John to win D1-7  Norfolk Daily News

BATTLE CREEK — All night long, Elgin Public/Pope John couldn't break through against Elkhorn Valley. So when the Wolfpack finally did in the fourth quarter, ...

There's no typical day at Vetter Health Services  Omaha World-Herald

Vetter Health Services' employees are known for treating every single man and woman they encounter on the job as the most important person in their lives.

India Association of Nebraska will host benefit for monsoonal flood recovery  Omaha World-Herald

The India Association of Nebraska, the Hindu Temple and other groups are hosting a benefit luncheon Sunday to help residents of the coastal state of Kerala, ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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