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Marian High issues statement, says it 'acted swiftly' after harassment complaint  Omaha World-Herald

Social media posts about an alleged inappropriate encounter between two faculty members prompted Marian High School to issue a statement saying that it has ...



Former Marian High School Dean of Students resigns to fight sexual assault claim  KETV Omaha

The dean of students at Marian High School has resigned, stating in a lawsuit "untrue allegations" have made it impossible for her to do her job.



$12 million capital campaign could help 'outdated' Marian High School enter new era  Omaha World-Herald

First-time visitors to Marian High School sometimes can't decide where to enter. The main entrance to the Omaha Catholic school is modest and utilitarian, with ...



Gala raises $450000 for Marian High School scholarships, tuition help  Omaha World-Herald

Scholarships and tuition assistance at Marian High School benefited from MarianFEST (Funding Education in the Servite Tradition). The Feb. 2 gala drew 500 ...



Edney, John A. | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Edney, John A. Dec 6, 1923 - Dec 24, 2018 Born December 6, 1923 in his family home in the Benson neighborhood, in Omaha, Nebraska. The youngest of five ...



Principal Named at Marian High School  WOWT

Marian High School is pleased to announce the appointment by the Servants of Mary of Susan Spethman Sullivan as principal.



Tips for mastering the high school entrance exam  Omaha World-Herald

If you've decided that private school is the best fit for your child, he or she may be asked to take an entrance or placement exam. It is a requirement at the high ...



Students, teachers share why they like private schools  Omaha World-Herald

There's all kinds of literature about why private schools are good for your children. But we went right to the source: local private school principals, teachers and ...



Mary Higgins Named President of Marian High School  WOWT

Mary Higgins has been named president of Marian High School, the first Marian graduate to be named president.



Class project gives Marian High students a glimpse into homelessness  Omaha World-Herald

Students in an Omaha Marian High School sociology class were given a challenge of an assignment: Sleep in a car for a night. The activity, part of a ...



Thunderbirds end Fremont's season  Fremont Tribune

OMAHA — After dropping the first set to Bellevue West on Wednesday night in the A-3 district tournament, Fremont High School seized the momentum early in ...



Around and About: Marian honors alumnae, community leaders  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha Marian High School presented a variety of honors at its Esprit de Corps Awards Banquet, held Sept. 10 at the Omaha Country Club.



OPS, Millard, Westside and others cancel school Friday. See our complete list of closings  Omaha World-Herald

Snow is coming, and it is already affecting schedules. The following organizations/events have announced schedule changes. Stay tuned for more updates from ...



Nebraska high schools have strong showing at national speech tournament  KETV Omaha

The Nebraska high school speech circuit cleaned up nicely at this weekend's National Individual Events Tournament of Champions tournament in Denver.



Omaha Gives' 2018 total of $7.3 million is shy of last year's total  Omaha World-Herald

Kali Baker of the Omaha Community Foundation, said the organization still is pleased with the sustained level of engagement between nonprofits and the ...



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 ...



Catholic schools join student walkouts to protest gun violence  National Catholic Reporter

Roughly 150 students took part in a walkout at St. Gertrude High School in Richmond, Virginia, March 14, one of thousands of walkouts held nationwide calling ...



Students among those providing families with the holiday experience they can't afford  Omaha World-Herald

In the winter of 1967, Jesuit priest Dan Kenney went on a hunting trip and returned to Omaha's Creighton Prep with far more poultry than the school could ...



Omaha Marian dance team competes in state championship for first time in decades  Omaha World-Herald

A yellow bus left Omaha Marian High School on Friday afternoon carrying a bunch of girls, a giant bag of silvery pompoms and a lot of hopes.



Back from Peace Corps, Marian High and UNL alumna still helping Zambians get water  Omaha World-Herald

As a Peace Corps volunteer in rural Zambia, it didn't take Emily McKeone long to see the need for drinking water at three schools near the village she served.



Sister City Mayor Shares Thoughts at Marian High  WOWT

A Marian High School history class got a dose of Irish culture Tuesday from a special guest.



Omaha teenager survives deadly disease  WOWT

After spending a month on life support, Omaha teenager Jordan Matukewicz survived a deadly, bacterial disease.



Update: Remembering Ashley Carter  WOWT

An accident Saturday claimed the life of one of Nebraska's all-time greatest soccer stars. Ashley Carter had gotten engaged just two weeks earlier.



Video: Local teachers' practical joke relieves students' stress before exams  Omaha World-Herald

In most schools, exam time means stress time. The students and faculty alike often feel the pressure posed by every test given and taken.



Former Daily News intern reflects on journalistic accomplishments  Norfolk Daily News

Jenna Johnson has gone from writing about summer fish kills at Skyview Lake in Norfolk to covering President Donald Trump's press conferences at the White ...



Marian senior raises funds for pediatric cancer treatment after defeating the disease herself  KETV Omaha

Kyleigh Gall is organizing a race to raise funds for research and relief for pediatric cancer patients and their families.



Elation for winners and runners-up at Marian High's annual Field Day  Omaha World-Herald

Seniors in orange and sophomores in yellow celebrated winning first and second places with junior contestants at the climax of the Marian High School Field ...



Colorful Tradition of Marian Field Day Rocked Creighton's Campus  WOWT

The big school tradition of Field Day is not a typical day of track and field. Instead, the ladies of Marian High School turned it into a colorful song and dance that ...



College Signee: Gochenour signs with Dartmouth | Sports  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Gochenour commits to Ivy League school for track. Track and field 'runs' in the Gochenour family. Alex Gochenour, a graduate of the Logan-Magnolia Class of ...



Around and about: 'Carnival' beckons with a Brazilian theme  Omaha World-Herald

The Carnival of Love Gala raised $315023 to support Heartland Family *Service* programs. That amount surpassed last year's $264000 record ...



Marian grad Abi Knapton finishes 4th in NCAA Platform Diving  WOWT

Abigail Knapton produced the highest individual finish by a diver in Nebraska history, as she captured fourth place on the platform to cap the Husker effort at the ...



Archdiocese honors eight Nebraska Catholic school educators | Good News  Omaha World-Herald

The Archdiocese of Omaha honored eight educators on Sept. 29 during the 39th Annual Archbishop's Dinner for Education, which was held at the Embassy ...



70 Nebraska high school students receive UNL's Young Artist Awards  Omaha World-Herald

LINCOLN - The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts held its Nebraska Young Artist Awards on April 6.



Work scheduled to start this summer on addition at Omaha Central High  Omaha World-Herald

Construction is slated to start this summer on a new addition for Central High that boosters say will retain the charm of the historic downtown building while ...



Aksarben princesses | Aksarben Ball  Omaha World-Herald

Sydney Elizabeth Armstrong, 21, daughter of Will and Lori Armstrong of Grand Island. She is pursuing a degree in biology/pre-dental at Wayne State College ...



Monday's rainfall total was close to an all-time one-day record  Omaha World-Herald

The rain that continued to fall in the Omaha area Monday was getting close to a one-day record for rainfall, but as the rainfall diminished, it was looking like the ...



Troopers continue safety education for teen drivers  1011now

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have given more than 200 safety presentations throughout Nebraska in 2018, NSP said.



Malcolm High School student-athlete named Gatorade Nebraska Volleyball Player of the Year  1011now

In its 33rd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, today announced Jaela Zimmerman of Malcolm High School as its ...



Rock opera gives people with disabilities a chance to 'become who they want to be'  Omaha World-Herald

Marilyn Hinkle's work is part of a collaboration between Gotta Be Me, a nonprofit that works to include people with disabilities in everyday activities, and Opera ...



Kelly: Omaha nuns get a private stable tour prior to International Omaha  Omaha World-Herald

International Omaha organizers couldn't help but suggest Sister Karen of Omaha as their version of Loyola's Sister Jean.



UNO on course to train more K-12 teachers in computer science  Omaha World-Herald

UNO has pledged to add 80 credentialed K-12 computer science teachers over the next three years in Nebraska through courses that lead to state teaching ...



Catholic school teacher invested her life in family, faith and students  Omaha World-Herald

Marcia Regan spent her whole life in Nebraska. She was born and raised in Omaha and graduated from Marian High School in 1984. She earned degrees in ...



Marijuana Citations Issued During Marian Search  WOWT

A random check of student vehicles at Marian High School has resulted in a pair of pot citations. OPD says police *service* dogs were on location as two girls ...



STEAM Academy encourages girls, especially minorities, to pursue science and tech careers  Omaha World-Herald

A summer academy put on by the Urban League of Nebraska seeks to pique the interest of African-American and other girls in science, technology, engineering, ...



She married and divorced, then became a nun  Omaha World-Herald

A religious vocation doesn't always come early in life. For some, it arrives after a lifetime of experience. A tragedy may lead them down a new path or for others,



Fifth annual Omaha Gives raises $7.76 million for 907 nonprofits  Omaha World-Herald

The crowd at Stinson Park let out a moan as the ball hit the ground, missing its target in the dunk tank.



2015 Aksarben Ball: Omaha Princesses | Special Sections  Omaha World-Herald

TAYLOR M. ANDERSON, 22, daughter of Melissa and David Anderson. Taylor graduated from Doane College in May and is teaching general and instrumental ...



Kelly: Retiring principals reflect on 4 decades in Omaha Catholic schools  Omaha World-Herald

Paulette Rourke, is completing 44 years at St. Cecilia, nine as principal. Joyce Gubbels is finishing 46 years at what is now called St. Pius X-St. Leo, including 35 ...



Sarah Fili  KETV Omaha

Sarah joined the KETV team in March of 2017, and is happy to be back home in the big-O!“This is the community that molded me, from time spent on mission ...



Barnes, Joan E. (Klein) | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Barnes, Joan E. (Klein) Nov 25, 1964 - Feb 27, 2018 Preceded in death by parents, Robert and Patricia Klein. Survived by sons, Bearden Barnes, Jr. and ...



Students prepare butterfly garden; schools begin to wrap up year  Omaha World-Herald

St. Margaret Mary School students combined mulch, muscles and music to prepare the school's Monarch Meadows Butterfly Garden for the summer months ...



Wedding | Weddings  Omaha World-Herald

Peter Cunningham and Beth Zimmerman Beth Zimmerman and Peter Cunningham were united in marriage on June 4, 2016, at St. Columbkille Church in Papi.



Sheltering Tree welcomes special needs adults | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Providing people with developmental disabilities more independence is the purpose of Bellevue's newest group home, The Sheltering Tree, at the corner of ...



Warren Buffett gives Girls Inc. $2.2 million from an investment bet  Omaha World-Herald

Buffett dropped off $2.2 million Friday at Omaha's Girls Inc., proceeds from his charity-oriented bet that money managers can't beat the broader stock market ...



School Pictures Photo Gallery | Good News  Omaha World-Herald

Each week, see pictures of area students, parents and teachers as they navigate through the 2015-16 academic year. Have photos of your school's pep rally, ...



Back to school already? Here's a list of local school start dates  Omaha World-Herald

Is it really back-to-school time already? Don't worry, we're as shocked as you. To help you out, we've put together a comprehensive guide to start dates for all ...



Around and About: Skutt Catholic benefits from Miracle on 156th  Omaha World-Herald

Spirits were high during Angel Flight 2016: Miracle on 156th Street, a benefit for Skutt Catholic High School.



Update: Teens Remain Hospitalized Following Gretna Crash  WOWT

Two teenage girls remain hospitalized following a crash that killed 15-year-old Nate LaFave on Friday.



Around and About: Whoa! JDRF gala results put organizers on 'the Country Side of Heaven'  Omaha World-Herald

The JDRF Promise Gala raised serious money for a serious cause last month.



Around and About: Event raises $100000 for Heartland Family Service  Omaha World-Herald

Among programs the event will support are those for mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, and housing and support services for the homeless.



Members of UNL Running Club take steps to welcome others  Daily Nebraskan

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Running Club is no joke.



2014 Ak-Sar-Ben Coronation Omaha Princesses | Special Sections  Omaha World-Herald

TIFFANY MARIE ANZALONE, 22, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Anzalone. She expects to graduate from the College of St. Mary next year with a psychology ...



Around and About: Gala raises more than $120000 for Ballet Nebraska  Omaha World-Herald

Proceeds will support the ballet company's efforts to bring professional dance performances and educational programs to the region.



Kelly: Retiring KETV news director Rose Ann Shannon 'is integrity-first journalism at its core'  Omaha World-Herald

"Even on the toughest, hardest days, you knew the leader in the newsroom was right by your side, doing the work, too," said Ariel Roblin, KETV president and ...



Around and About: Omaha Symphony raises more than $80000 at ball  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha Symphony education and outreach programs benefited from the Omaha Symphony Debutante Ball.



Area schools to celebrate Catholic Schools Week with various activities  Omaha World-Herald

National Catholic Schools Week 2016 will be observed in the Archdiocese of Omaha Sunday through Feb. 6.



New school going up at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church site  Omaha World-Herald

The Lozier Foundation plans to start a private, demonstration school on the site of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church campus beginning in 2015.



Volunteerism, and Disney, high on new Aksarben queen's list  Omaha World-Herald

The 20-year-old University of Nebraska-Lincoln junior from Omaha was crowned the 121st queen of Aksarben Saturday evening at Baxter Arena as the civic and ...



Around and About: Reflection Ball raises over $130000 for Midlands Community Foundation  Omaha World-Herald

Bindy and Bob Frederick received the Reflection Award Jan. 20 at the Reflection Ball, a benefit for the Midlands Community Foundation.



Governor appoints retired Valmont executive Mark Treinen to vacant OPPD board seat  Omaha World-Herald

A retired Valmont Industries executive who helped the Omaha Public Power District put up its first wind turbine near Valley in 2001 will fill the vacant seat on the ...



Jurgensen, Patricia "Patty" Marie | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Jurgensen, Patricia "Patty" Marie Age 63 Columbus, OH. Died on February 26, 2015, at Kobacker House. Devoted to her family, friends, and to.



Super 25 Regional Girls Volleyball Rankings -- Week 11  USA TODAY High School Sports

Each week USA TODAY High School Sports and the American Volleyball Coaches Association will release Super 25 Regional Girls Volleyball Rankings.



Good Deeds, May 3 | Good News  Omaha World-Herald

Following are fundraisers, donations and other charitable events happening in the Midlands. Email your information about good deeds to connect@owh.com or ...



Around and About: Gala celebrates Theisen Fieldhouse's 30th year  Omaha World-Herald

The crowd at Gala 2016: A Night in Rio celebrated the 30th anniversary of Brownell-Talbot School's Theisen Fieldhouse and Swimming Pool. The May 6 benefit ...



Around and About: Interior designer offers tips during Lauritzen luncheon  Omaha World-Herald

The Dec. 7 event at Lauritzen Gardens featured a talk by Atlanta interior designer Danielle Rollins, author of “Soirée: Entertaining with Style.” She offered holiday ...



Around and About: Leaders are named for 2018 Aksarben ball committees  Omaha World-Herald

The 2018 Aksarben Coronation & Scholarship Ball will happen Oct. 13 at Baxter Arena, according to the Aksarben Women's Ball Committee. The event raises ...



Kelly: Omaha's big Christmas productions are gifts to the nation  Omaha World-Herald

On the morning before Thanksgiving, adult and youth performers at the Omaha Community Playhouse excitedly gathered at a bus, ready to hit the road as part of ...



Yori says she has no intention to coach again, but happy to lend a helping hand to Creighton  Lincoln Journal Star

OMAHA — Connie Yori says she doesn't have a desire to be a head coach again.



Aksarben escorts | Aksarben Ball  Omaha World-Herald

John M. Albers, 22, son of Lisa and Dr. Curtis Albers of Grand Island. He graduated from Northwestern University this June with a degree in computer science.



Sophomore Raikes student lands Google internship | News  Daily Nebraskan

The idea that “women can't do that” was a concept sophomore Maggie Witzenburg never quite understood.



Broderick Sr., Robert Joseph | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Broderick Sr., Robert Joseph Feb 21, 1935 - Dec 16, 2015 Preceded in death by brothers, Charles and Paul. Survived by wife, Margaret A. Broderick; chi.



Anna Abbott, 18, had just begun to find her voice as a singer  Omaha World-Herald

Anna had a great voice,” said her vocal coach, Susie Thorne. “She was just a natural — with one of those voices that make you stop and listen. This is.



Kelly: Omaha-based Right at Home donates 1100 wheelchairs  Omaha World-Herald

Several staffers from Omaha-based Right at Home visited Costa Rica this month and were touched by the response to the company's new charity — providing ...



Around and About: Theme, details announced for Aksarben Ball  Omaha World-Herald

The event celebrates families who help build the community, and it serves as a fundraiser for the Aksarben Foundation's two- and four-year college scholarship ...



Around and About: Planning begins for Omaha Symphony Debutante Ball  Omaha World-Herald

Though the 2018 Omaha Symphony Debutante Ball won't happen until later this year, planners are already at work.



Zender, Colleen Ann | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Zender, Colleen Ann May 20, 1926 - Mar 14, 2015 Colleen Ann Zender (Mrs Z) passed away peacefully on March 14, 2015 embraced by family. She was born o.



Creighton Prep graduate, inspired by his Ugandan origin, wins national speech prize  Omaha World-Herald

Walter Paul, who graduated in May, won the National Speech & Debate Association's National Student of the Year Award. The award honors *service*, leadership ...



Mom of 4 with vocal degree heads opera project that gives local talent a chance to shine  Omaha World-Herald

Kathryn Bisanti, 29, is president and general manager of the Omaha Opera Project, a nonprofit group that was formed in May to give professionals, college ...



Grand night for Debutante Ball | Living  Omaha World-Herald

Symphony Omaha Debutante Ball stags Front row, from left: John Richard Shoemaker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Shoemaker; Reece Tatsuya Watanabe, son of ...



Omahan, Iowan — friends born just two weeks apart — are killed in West Coast wreck  Omaha World-Herald

Regina Dixon and Katie Anderson, both 31, spent the last day of their lives doing what they loved — touring wine country with friends in California.



Around and about: Big Easy event benefits local Boys & Girls Clubs  Omaha World-Herald

A New Orleans theme spiced up On the Road to the Big Easy, a May 12 benefit for Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands that generated more than $640,000.



Around and about: Durham gets funky at disco event  Omaha World-Herald

Saturday Night Fever” happened on a Tuesday when the Durham Museum On Track Guild hosted Disco Nights: Flashback to the '70s.



Notre Dame Swimming and Diving Add Two Divers to Incoming Class of 2021  Notre Dame Official Athletic Site

Dec. 2, 2016 NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The University of Notre Dame swimming and diving program is welcoming two divers to the upcoming class of 2021.



OPS kindergarten teacher, winner of Alice Buffett award, is 'truly a gift to teaching'  Omaha World-Herald

Kelly, Columbian staff and parents say, brings energy and enthusiasm to her classroom. It's a bright, cheerful place filled with buckets of markers, piles of books ...



Around and About: The Gathering benefits Catholic schoolchildren  Omaha World-Herald

Schools in three Omaha Catholic parishes benefited from The Gathering, an April 9 event at Embassy Suites La Vista.



Colleen Fenton Sturgeon 'had a great, sparkly way about her'  Omaha World-Herald

Throughout her life, Omaha native Colleen Fenton Sturgeon loved to take care of people.



Spethman, Honorable Richard J. | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Spethman, Honorable Richard J. Jun 6, 1932 - Mar 23, 2017 Preceded in death by parents, Edward C. Spethman and Marie Spethman Johnson; wife, Virginia ...



Around and About: Comedy & Cuisine event helps Cathedral  Omaha World-Herald

A series of special honors were a highlight of the 20th annual Cathedral Comedy & Cuisine, held earlier this month at the Monsignor Graham Building on the ...



Around and about: Runway show takes luncheon back to the 1940s  Omaha World-Herald

A fashion show featuring dresses from the past was part of the Women Defining History Luncheon and Runway Show, a benefit for the Douglas County ...



Around and about: An Emerald Isle-inspired evening at Irish Fest  Omaha World-Herald

This year marked the 25th anniversary of the event, which drew 440 people and generated nearly $400000.



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