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  1. 2 students injured in stabbing at Omaha Burke High School  1011now
  2. Police: 2 Omaha Burke High School students stable after stabbings  Lincoln Journal Star
  3. Police identify students injured in Burke High knife attack  KETV Omaha
  4. Two in critical condition after knife attack at Omaha Burke High  KLKN
  5. Police: Omaha High School Student Stabs Another, Himself  U.S. News & World Report
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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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Omaha Burke WR Xavier Watts chooses Notre Dame over Nebraska  KLKN

For the first time in the Scott Frost era, an offered recruit inside the state's borders won't be playing college football in Lincoln. 2020 wide receiver Xavier Watts ...

Journal Star boys athlete of the year: Basketball prowess evolved into football stardom for Watts  Lincoln Journal Star

When Xavier Watts came into Omaha Burke High School as a freshman in the fall of 2016, football was just an afterthought.

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 ...

$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 ...

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.

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.

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, ...

Live updates: 2019 Nebraska high school state track and field meet, May 18  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.

Eight teams overcome weather delays to become Nebraska state track champions  Omaha World-Herald

On a Saturday that featured the likes of Darius Luff, Wes Ferguson and Dylan Kautz winning their rounds of Beat the Clock, Mother Nature wanted to play, too.

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 ...

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.

Omaha Burke High School principal to step down  WOWT

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

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.

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 ...

'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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 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.

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.

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' ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Creighton Freshman Returns To His Hometown  WOWT

One of the newcomers to watch on the Creighton Basketball team this year is Shereef Mitchell. The Bluejay freshman graduated from Omaha Burke High School, ...

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 ...

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, 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.

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.

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 ...

Omaha-area school districts put renewed focus on trades  Omaha World-Herald

At Westside High, private donations will cover $1.1 million for construction and another $50000 for new equipment for the Engineering and Technology Lab.

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.

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.

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

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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.

For district's third high school, Papillion-La Vista eyes 87-acre, $4 million site off 72nd Street  Omaha World-Herald

Officials with the Papillion-La Vista Community Schools revealed Monday where they want to build a third high school. The decision on when to build the school ...

Class A: Husker track commit Kevin Shubert caps Millard North career with shot put gold  Omaha World-Herald

Kevin Shubert took one last glide in the ring. The Millard North senior and future Nebraska thrower capped off his high school career with a throw of 62-3¾ throw ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

In The Film Room . . . Xavier Watts  247Sports

***Originally published on May 19. There is just one Class of 2020 prospect from the state of Nebraska who has been designated as a four-star player by 247 ...

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 ...

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.

$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 ...

Class C: Move over, Superior's Kalynn Meyer tops state's discus record and No. 1 national mark  Omaha World-Herald

Before entering the discus venue just northwest of Burke Stadium Friday, tales of how Kalynn Meyer was performing in warmups already were being told.

State track notes: A technicality gets in Dylan Kautz's way of replacing his own state record  Omaha World-Herald

Norfolk Catholic's Dylan Kautz would have bettered his Class C 100-meter record when he sprinted down the front stretch in 10.63 seconds Friday after he ran a ...

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 ...

Class A: Lincoln Southwest's Kate Dilsaver took to track like her sister did to swimming  Omaha World-Herald

Kate Dilsaver gave swimming a try when she was younger but found two other sports that she loved more than being in the water.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

2019 Shrine Bowl of Nebraska  WOWT

On Saturday the 61st annual Shrine Bowl of Nebraska was played in Kearney. The all star high school football game helps bring awareness to benefit the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

In hopes of keeping autistic kids from feeling isolated, new Millard program teaches social skills  Omaha World-Herald

The programs will use recreation technicians and volunteer peers to teach basic skills, everything from how to start a conversation to how to call for an Uber ride.

Class C: Superior's Kalynn Meyer saves best for biggest stage, sets meet record for shot put  Omaha World-Herald

As she did in the discus Friday, Kalynn Meyer saved her best for last Saturday to earn her second all-class gold of the meet.

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.

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 ...

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

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

2019 Nebraska Football Hall of Fame Class  WOWT

One of the most accurate kickers in college football history, Alex Henery, and three-time national champion linebacker Jay Foreman headline a class of five ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Central High dedicates walkway to longest-serving principal  Omaha World-Herald

As one of the final pieces of a $19.5 million addition, Central High School alums and supporters on Tuesday dedicated a new walkway up to the historic school ...

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.

2 Bellevue kids left behind on field trip to Omaha Children's Museum  Omaha World-Herald

Hollee Puryear said she immediately began to cry when her husband called her earlier this week. The Puryears' 5-year-old daughter, Reese, and another ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

16-year-old dies from shooting injuries  KETV Omaha

A Burke High School student dies from injuries suffered in a shooting south of 36th and Forest Lawn Avenue.

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 ...

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 ...

176 former ITT Tech students in Nebraska will share $1.76 million in debt relief under settlement  Omaha World-Herald

LINCOLN — State Attorney General Doug Peterson announced Monday that 176 former ITT Technical Institute students in Nebraska will share more than $1.76 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 1-A: Disqualification earns Council Bluffs St. Albert boys a 800-meter relay win  Omaha World-Herald

For a second straight day, a Council Bluffs St. Albert boys event at the state track meet ended in confusion.

Two candidates will interview today for position as full-time lobbyist at UNO  Omaha World-Herald

The University of Nebraska at Omaha wants a full-time lobbyist, and on Monday two candidates will interview for the job.

New Fareway store at 132nd and Fort will replace one on North 90th Street  Omaha World-Herald

Iowa-based Fareway Stores Inc. announced Tuesday that it has properties under contract on which to build new stores, including one in Omaha.

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