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Millard North student arrested for bringing knife to school  WOWT

A Millard North student has been arrested for allegedly bringing a knife to school and making a threat against another student.

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

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

High school students host flash fundraiser  WOWT

Millard North High School is having what they call a 'flash' fundraiser for a second year.

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

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

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

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

Millard North could face traffic snarl as school starts next week  Omaha World-Herald

Road construction tied to the West Farm development has changed the traffic configuration in the area and also affected pedestrian routes to school.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

One school, 10 perfect ACT scores  WOWT

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

Construction concerns: Millard school asks OPD for first day of school assistance  KETV Omaha

The first day of school is bringing more than jitters for Millard North students and the school district is calling in backup. The West Farm development and the ...

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

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

Metro schools celebrate Be Kind Day  WOWT

Community leaders, businesses and schools want to make a difference in the Omaha area through the Be Kind initiative.

Millard North High School shows off improvements  WOWT

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

New threats surface, 4 total Millard schools involved  KETV Omaha

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

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

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

Jayna Green rebounds No. 4 Millard North girls past No. 10 Papillion-La Vista  Omaha World-Herald

Millard North's Jayna Green scored four points and hauled down 20 rebounds as the host Mustangs posted a 59-48 victory.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ricketts honors 22 Nebraska students who earned perfect ACT scores of 36  Omaha World-Herald

LINCOLN — After acing the ACT, Nebraska students are off to Harvard, Yale, Georgetown and the University of Nebraska's campuses in Omaha and Lincoln.

Eicher, Terry K. | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Eicher, Terry K. Age 71 Passed away September 8, 2018, in Elkhorn, NE. Born December 21, 1946 in Seward, NE. Graduate of Milford Public School 1965; ...

Area students take part in walkouts, sit-ins, other demonstrations to protest violence  Omaha World-Herald

Students at several high schools and at least one university, from Kearney to Council Bluffs to Omaha, held walks outs, sit-ins and rallies Wednesday to protest ...

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 ...

Shortened passing period frustrates Millard North students  KETV Omaha

The school year brought a lot of changes to Millard North High School. With the new renovations to the school came a new shorter passing period between ...

Millard North senior-to-be nearly argues her way to a national title  Omaha World-Herald

The race to become the nation's top debater in the Lincoln-vs.-Douglas style came down to the wire for Millard North High School student Priya Kukreja.

New Details In Millard North Teacher Sex Assault Allegation  WOWT

Court documents reveal more information about a Millard North High School teacher who allegedly sexually assaulted one of his students.

OPD brings awareness to active killer threats  WOWT

First responders hold special presentation on active killer threat.

Millard North debate team wins third consecutive state title  KETV Omaha

Less than a week after the Millard North High School speech team claimed its first state title in two decades, its debate team took home its third consecutive.

Longtime principals at Millard North, Millard South will get facilities at the schools named for them  Omaha World-Herald

Millard school board members approved naming the baseball complex at Millard South High School the John Lammel Baseball Complex. The information ...

Duel in pool ends with dual champs at Millard North Boys Invitational  Omaha World-Herald

Technically it was a half-point victory for Norfolk over the hosts at Friday's Millard North Boys Invitational.

High school bands march and play to raise funds for year  WOWT

Millard North High School and Elkhorn South High School bands performed concerts in two separate neighborhoods Saturday morning as a way to raise money ...

Millard North making familiar trip to state tournament  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha Northwest put up a fight, but it will be Millard North heading back to a familiar location — the state volleyball tournament. The host Mustangs swept the ...

Principal, Lawyer Respond To Allegations Against Teacher  WOWT

The principal of Millard North High School has reacted to the news that a teacher has been arrested on charges of sexual assault, enticement and child ...

Man accused of indecent exposure at Millard North identified  KETV Omaha

UPDATED COVERAGE: Omaha police have identified the man arrested for indecent exposures near Millard North High School. Police say Anyer Bezanilla, 22, ...

Preliminary drawings OK'd for Millard North renovations  Omaha World-Herald

Architectural drawings released by the Millard Public Schools depict plans for a stately new front entrance to Millard North High School.

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

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

School board OKs $9.75M contract for Millard North renovations — about $1M over estimated price tag  Omaha World-Herald

The board voted 6-0 to award the contract to Lund-Ross Constructors. The work will include a new entrance and a second-floor connector at the school.

Attorney: Millard North teacher accused of sexually assaulting 15-year-old student has PTSD  Omaha World-Herald

A Millard North High School English teacher accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old student inside the school is a decorated combat veteran who suffers ...

Instagram posts warn school of threat  WOWT

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Parents of Millard North High School students received a letter Tuesday afternoon, praising students who were quick to warn school ...

Millard North debaters win Tournament of Champions  KETV Omaha

Two Millard North High School debaters recently won the Tournament of Champions, an accomplishment head coach Aarron Schurevich said required ...

Millard North Middle School students win top spots in math competition  Omaha World-Herald

Joseph Zhong claimed top individual honors at the 2017 Nebraska Society of Professional Engineers Easter Chapter Mathcounts competition in Omaha.

School pools a hot, expensive topic as area districts work to upgrade and add facilities  Omaha World-Herald

Advocates say pools are a valuable feature in a modern high school, giving kids the opportunity to exercise in gym class and providing space for low-cost swim ...

Sparkle Showcase brings together cheerleaders and dancers with and without disabilities  Omaha World-Herald

It was hard to tell who was beaming the most Sunday after the Millard North Sparkle Showcase, where cheer and dance team members with disabilities ...

Military policeman. War survivor. Mentor to refugees. Child molester.  Omaha World-Herald

Douglas County district judge sentences former Millard North teacher to 32 to 60 years in prison for assaulting 15-year-old girl.

For 24 years, woman's decorations have made her the after-prom queen at Millard North  Omaha World-Herald

For more than two decades, Sherry Pettit has made handcrafted decorations to help set the mood at Millard North High School's after-prom party. Pettit likes all ...

Millard parent sounds alarm following recent Instagram threats  KETV Omaha

A mother in Millard is sounding the alarm after seeing a threat involving a gun, which is one of two cases in the past week. One was at Millard Central Middle ...

Millard North comes out on top at state marching band competition  Omaha World-Herald

Millard North edged out Millard West for the top honor, marking the first time the winner wasn't a Bellevue band.

Laughing gas makes a comeback in the delivery room as another tool to manage labor pain  Omaha World-Herald

Experts stress that nitrous oxide is a useful addition to pain management tool kits but that it's not a replacement for an epidural. The gas lessens pain without a ...

Millard plan redraws school attendance map; some parents want their kids exempted  Omaha World-Herald

The school board should consider grandfathering in existing students to minimize instances of siblings and friends being routed to different schools, parents ...

Nebraska News Headlines Thursday, November 15, 2018 | Regional  KMAland

(Bellevue, NE) -- Three people are under arrest following a disturbance in Bellevue. Police were called to the Birchcrest Apartments yesterday morning after a ...

School buses should have seat belts, federal panel says; debate ongoing in Nebraska  Omaha World-Herald

An Omaha state senator who for years has advocated adding seat belts to school buses hopes a new recommendation from a federal transportation panel could ...

If Millard schools opt to forgo class rank, other districts may follow suit  Omaha World-Herald

Across the country — and now possibly in the state's third-largest school district — high schools are ditching class rank over concerns that the academic slugfest ...

Millard North baseball team fights heat ahead of state  KETV Omaha

From hot politics to the ridiculously hot weather, it takes dedication for student-athletes on nights like Thursday.

Guide runner leads way for cross country runner with visual impairment  Lincoln Journal Star

This was one job posting where most people knew instantly that this wasn't a job for them. This summer, Millard North High School posted a job where you ...

'We have a voice': Students from Omaha high schools stage walkouts to protest Trump's election  Omaha World-Herald

Chanting "not my president" and "we have a voice," a wave of Omaha Central High School students poured out of the downtown high school Friday morning ...

Kearney High principal resigning after school year  NTV

Kearney High School's principal has accepted a new position and will be leaving Nebraska at the end of the school year, according to Kearney Public Schools.

Former teacher pleads no contest to attempted first-degree sexual assault  Omaha World-Herald

A former Millard North High School teacher pleaded no contest Thursday to attempted first-degree sexual assault and to coercing a teen into providing child ...

Millard student melts hearts with 'promposal' in the snow  Omaha World-Herald

While flying over Harvey Oaks Park Wednesday afternoon, officers on Able 1 – the Omaha Police Department's helicopter – spotted an unusual message written ...

Former teacher loses certification after student comes forward  KETV Omaha

The Nebraska Board of Education revoked the teaching certificate for a former teacher who worked in three metro area school districts over the last 13 years.

Attorney Brandi Yosten opens Yosten Law here  Albionnewsonline

Attorney, Brandi J. Yosten, has established Yosten Law, LLC in Albion and will continue to serve clients in Boone, Nance, Platte, Merrick, Madison, Greeley, Hall ...

Truck driver sentenced to 90 days for crash that killed Millard North student  Omaha World-Herald

A semitrailer truck driver who was talking on a hands-free device when he collided with a motorcycle and killed a Millard teen was sentenced Thursday to 90 ...

$1.2 billion development planned near Boys Town includes dining district, 2000 homes, retail center and trail system  Omaha World-Herald

When all is said and done — it's estimated to take as long as 20 years to build out. “This is kind of the town center of west Omaha,” the.

Heather Roberts, 37, who battled brain cancer, was 'one in a million'  Omaha World-Herald

Heather Roberts and her family laughed their way through eight years of brain cancer.

Teenager who brought gun to July shooting is found dead  Omaha World-Herald

Police gave no cause of death for Erik Valencia, who in July fled the scene of a fatal game of Russian roulette.

Millard school board seeks property tax levy override to get through 'tough times'  Omaha World-Herald

If an override is approved by voters, the board could exceed the tax levy limit by up to 9 cents per $100 of valuation for a period of five years.

Changes coming to Boys Town's landscape  WOWT

A big chunk of land, owned by Boys Town for a century has a potential buyer. Boys Town decided some time ago that it has enough room to accommodate the ...

Family feud: Millard North's Cole Fisher signs with Iowa  Lincoln Journal Star

OMAHA -- Having a snow day from Millard North High School on Wednesday, Cole Fisher figured he would wake up and sign his letter of intent to play football ...

Fuller accounts of student speeches at Omaha-area graduations  Omaha World-Herald

Emily Tetschner. Bennington. On the class of 2015's first day of kindergarten Twitter did not exist, flip phones were cool, and milk still came in cartons instead of ...

Police say threats involving metro-area high schools were not credible  Omaha World-Herald

Police have concluded that a potential threat against metro-area high schools Monday wasn't credible, according to local school officials.

West Farm development southwest of 144th, West Dodge Road is expected to 'wow,' become an attraction  Omaha World-Herald

When the construction dust settles, the daytime population at the new West Farm development — the sprawling land tract southwest of 144th Street and West ...

High school baseball players honor Nebraska Army colonel killed in tragic accident  KETV Omaha

Army Col. Kirk Slaughter died in a boating accident in Hawaii. His nephew's baseball team honored him in special dedication at a tournament.

Five injured after speeding car slams into school bus near 63rd and Ames, police say  Omaha World-Herald

As police investigated, the car sat on the Ames Avenue median, its front half torn apart.

Young family stunned by death of former Lancer, youth hockey coach — 'the happiest person I ever met'  Omaha World-Herald

Matt Thurber, a native of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, came to Omaha at age 15 to play hockey for the Omaha Lancers. That's how he crossed paths with Lizz.

Wedding | Weddings  Omaha World-Herald

Chad Zimmerman and Sarah Sturgeon Chad Zimmerman and Sarah Sturgeon were united in marriage on October 15, 2016 at Noah's Event Center. Mike Scha.

'I can't stop smiling': Creighton athletes, students put on basketball camp for special needs kids  Omaha World-Herald

More than 30 kids with special needs attended a basketball camp with members of the Creighton University men's basketball team and physical therapy ...

Millard Public School District looks ahead to potential budget cuts  KETV Omaha

Nebraska's third-largest school district said a drop in state aid means it has to make cuts.

Kearney High one act team 'cautiously optimistic' heading toward district competition Saturday  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — “If you think this has a happy ending, then you haven't been paying attention,” is one of the last lines of Kearney High School's one-act play.

New principals seek to listen, learn this school year  Omaha World-Herald

Four buildings in Papillion La Vista Community Schools saw new administrative faces in recent weeks with the start of the school year. With four new principals, ...

Rigatuso, Joseph David | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Rigatuso, Joseph David Apr 28, 2000 - Mar 16, 2017 Preceded in death by grandparents, Peter and Sandra Rigatuso, Mike Malone. Survived by parents, Mark ...

Omaha Students Secure Spots in VEX Robotics World Championship  WOWT

Students from both Brownell-Talbot and Millard North High School have secured spots in the VEX Robotics World Championship competition in Louisville, ...

Hansen: The once-simple trip to work in Omaha? It's fading fast  Omaha World-Herald

The average American adult travels 26 minutes to get to work, according to government surveys. And while Omaha is light-years from the worst commuting city, ...

17 students honored for perfect ACT, SAT test scores, including teen who wants to be next 'Oracle of Omaha'  Omaha World-Herald

LINCOLN — Gov. Pete Ricketts on Monday honored 17 graduating high school seniors for a rare feat: earning perfect scores on college entrance exams.

Haymarket Park Flooding Worsens: Huskers Look for Alternative Ballparks  Corn Nation

With flooding getting worse, not better, in Lincoln, Nebraska is looking for alternative sites for this weekend's baseball series against Purdue.

Four area players make Shrine Bowl  Kearney Hub

LINCOLN – Last month, Cozad's Alex Boryca received a text message from his high school teammate Jacob Stallbaumer.

14-year-old girl tells police boy pulled her into Nathan Hale Middle School restroom and assaulted her  Omaha World-Herald

The girl told officers that the boy pulled her into the restroom and "touched her inappropriately," then exposed himself.

Family struggles to understand why teen killed mom with hammer, then killed himself  Omaha World-Herald

Family members still don't understand why Cooper Flanagan killed his mother with a hammer and then killed himself at their northwest Omaha home in July.

Man, 23, gets 300 days in jail for string of indecent exposures in west Omaha  Omaha World-Herald

A 23-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to 300 days in jail in connection with a string of indecent exposures in west Omaha, some of which occurred outside ...

Jana Larrabee, 48 | Obituaries  Grand Island Independent

Jana R. Larrabee, 48, of Grand Island died Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Celebration of life *service* will be at 2 p.m. Friday at All Faiths Funeral Home. Daniel Naranjo will ...

Students return to Omaha schools still under construction  Omaha World-Herald

Many students returning to class this week and next will face parking-lot detours, heavy equipment and portable classrooms to accommodate school renovations ...

Men's basketball plans to increase win total  The Wayne Stater

WSC men's basketball returns three starters and six letter winners from last year's 14-17 squad and is picked to finish 12th in the NSIC (7th NSIC South) by the ...

Distinguished Young Women of Nebraska honor area youth; others receive honors and awards  Omaha World-Herald

Christa Yong, Haley Bonge and Mary Johnson have been honored in the Distinguished Young Women of Nebraska program. Bonge, a Burke High School ...

Kearney's Dostal named Nebraska High School Principal of the Year  Omaha World-Herald

KEARNEY, Neb. — For the second time in his career, Jay Dostal of Kearney High School has been named principal of the year.

UNO Mock Trial team, area residents receive honors  Omaha World-Herald

The University of Nebraska at Omaha Mock Trial Team claimed its first invitational win Oct. 25 at the Richard Calkins Invitational Tournament, hosted by Drake ...

Mother, teenage son found dead inside northwest Omaha home  Omaha World-Herald

The bodies of Maureen “Mori” Flanagan, 54, and Cooper Flanagan, 18, were discovered after authorities received a call asking that someone check on their ...

Beyond The Badge: Omaha Police Officer John Martinez believes helping others will build community  Omaha World-Herald

Whether it's through his involvement with youth athletic programs, his church, or as the school resource officer at Millard North, giving back comes naturally to ...

Top 10 Good News stories of 2016: Promposals, puppies, Faux Pelini and more  Omaha World-Herald

For many people, 2016 was a year of surprises, happy beginnings and endings, laughter and tears. Here are some of the best local feel-good stories of the year:.

Omaha, Alda teens selected for U.S. Senate Youth Program; receive $10000 scholarships  Omaha World-Herald

Two Nebraska students who have been selected as delegates to the 55th annual United States Senate Youth Program in Washington, D.C..

Omaha police identify 18-year-old whose body was found Monday near 117th and Davenport  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha police on Wednesday identified the young woman whose body was found Monday morning near 117th and Davenport Streets as Madison C. Flaschner, ...

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