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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.

Local News 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.

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.

Students injured in cutting at Omaha Burke, school on lockdown Tuesday afternoon  KMTV - 3 News Now

Burke High School was in a lockdown Tuesday afternoon prompted by a stabbing incident. OPD says the stabbing involved a male and a female student at the ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 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 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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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' ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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

At a school board meeting on Oct. 1, district leaders revealed the five-year construction schedule for the $409.9 million bond program approved by voters in May.

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.

$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 ...

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.

Burke High School groundbreaking on new space  WOWT

Superintendent Mark Evans and Mayor Jean Stothert came out to celebrate a ground breaking Wednesday at Omaha Burke High School.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

'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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Burke High School community comes together to support family of Leonna Dalton-Phillip  KETV Omaha

Nouveau Nail in Elkhorn held a fundraiser for the teen's family.

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. It put more than the games into perspective. At Burke High School on Thursday, ...

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.

OPS students meet their new superintendent  WOWT

The new superintendent for Omaha Public Schools is laying out her plans, not just for parents, but for the students too. Dr. Cheryl Logan answered questions ...

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, ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Class B: York's year of championships continues with more titles on first day of state track meet  Omaha World-Herald

York banked 23 team points Friday, putting it in the team lead. The Dukes are trying to become the fourth team to win state championships in football, boys ...

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 ...

$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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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

The state issued its report card on Nebraska schools on Friday, and 24 districts were rated as needing improvement. After a three-year hiatus, state officials ...

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 ...

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 ...

Meet the 2018 Alice Buffett Outstanding Teacher Award winners  Omaha World-Herald

2018 Alice Buffett Outstanding Teacher Award Winners. +14. Arens, Rachael. Rachael Arens. RACHAEL ARENS » Science teacher at Northwest High School.

Class C: Crofton's Haley Arens doesn't run away with third 3200 title — she barely wins in .002  Omaha World-Herald

Two-mile races aren't supposed to be that close, but the boys and girls 3200 runs were decided by less than a second Friday. Haley Arens of Crofton won her ...

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 ...

Ex-Burke principal wavers over making a bid for top OPS spot after board bars interim superintendent from applying  Omaha World-Herald

As the Omaha school board gets ready to sift through applications for an interim superintendent, some are worried that the stipulation that it remain a temporary ...

State track notes: Omaha North's Dariauna Lewis dunks onto all-time jump chart and more  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha North's Dariauna Lewis, an All-Nebraska basketball player who signed with Missouri State, moved onto the all-time charts in the girls triple jump at No.

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.

Class C: Norfolk Catholic's Dylan Kautz makes three straight titles in both 100, 200 meters  Omaha World-Herald

Three in a row, twice. As expected, Dylan Kautz of Norfolk Catholic won the 100 and 200 meters. “After my freshman year, I wanted to go four in a row,"

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Omaha teen recovering from severe asthma attack  WOWT

A 15-year-old Burke High School student is hospitalized in intensive care at Children's Hospital after she suffered a severe asthma attack while on family ...

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.

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 ...

Photos: Omaha celebrates the Chinese New Year | Omaha Metro  Omaha World-Herald

The community came together Saturday to welcome the Year of the Dog with a dinner, performances and other activities at the Chinese New Year's Gala at ...

State track: Class-by-class breakdown  Lincoln Journal Star

Ron Powell takes a look at who to watch and potential team races for boys and girls in all four classes for Friday's start of the state track meet at.

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.

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.

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 ...

Class D: Giltner, Axtell take team titles; Riverside's Alix Bloom wins two golds  Omaha World-Herald

In Class D, Giltner and Axtell clinched team titles, and individually, Riverside's Alix Bloom took home championships in the 100 and 200 meter runs.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Omaha rock band Altura sets sights on upcoming show, recording album  Daily Nebraskan

After nearly five years as a band, Omaha hard rock band Altura has progressed from playing Omaha bars to becoming a local heavyweight with an EP behind ...

Arson blamed for Omaha dry cleaning business blast and fire  Lincoln Journal Star

OMAHA — Authorities say an arsonist caused an explosion and fire at a dry-cleaning business in Omaha.

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.

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 ...

Visits from Nebraska's rock star coach give local high schools a case of Scott Frost Fever  Omaha World-Herald

Of all the hot spots for Frost Fever — from factory lines to cubicle clusters to grocery store aisles — there's nothing quite like a high school hallway during a.

White: Better marks, depth help Iowa keep wide lead over Nebraska at state track meets  Omaha World-Herald

This is the 13th consecutive year The World-Herald has compiled its comparison of the top Iowa and Nebraska all-class performances from its shared events at ...

Grief counselors will be available for Omaha South High students after teacher's sudden death  Omaha World-Herald

Tom Dickey, a career education and technology supervisor, died at the Nebraska Medical Center after being taken there from South High.

Nebraska Football Recruiting: Cornhuskers announce 2019 early signing day class  FanSided

Scott Frost's first year at Nebraska was met with some challenges, but the Huskers 2019 recruiting class should be a tremendous help moving forward.

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.

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