OPS Budget Cuts

Malcolm Durfee-O'Brien

May 17, 2018

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Over $26 million in budget cuts have been recommended by a budget advisory committee for Omaha Public Schools. The need for these cuts have been caused by two things according to school board member Lou Ann Goding, the primary...

Menten awarded honorary degree from Grinell

Mac O'Brien, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018

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            English and Theory of Knowledge teacher Tracey Menten has been awarded an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Grinnell College. The degree is awarded to one teacher each year from across the countr...

Nine DECA qualifiers compete at nationals in Atlanta

Anne Gallagher, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018

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Along with the nine qualifiers and two teachers from central, around 400 people from the state of Nebraska went to Atlanta, Georgia for the national Deca competition at the end of April. Their trip lasted from Friday, April 20th...

‘Giant Comix’ depicts diverse, unique superheroes in comic stories

Sydney Prescott, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

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“The comic industry is like the new frontier, literally like the wild west,” says Kevin Lofton, the writer and illustrated of the first black female superhero universe called Giant Comix. His goal is to give voice to stories...

80’s Snack Shack

Lizbeth Hermosillo-Najar, staff writer

May 9, 2018

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From the bright colors to funky music and outlandish outfits, 80's Snack Shack embodies all these things. The nostalgic atmosphere brings a familiar era and cuisine Mexican food into a restaurant. Dulce Gomez the owner of the...

Central High Foundation Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Class

Ari Saltzman, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018

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This October, the 2018 Central High School hall of fame class will be introduced at a ceremony at Central. Recently, the new inductees were named. They are: Barry Combs, class of 1950, Sally Fox, class of 1968, Olive Graham,...

Is Central safe?

Molly Ashford, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

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Around the perimeter of Central, there are fifteen entrances. Students swarm around the two- side door and the basement entrances during passing periods and knock while waiting for their peers to open up the door. As calls for...

Central’s policies concerning school shooting prevention, admin. gives their social opinions

Zoia Morrow, Executive Editor

April 19, 2018

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Recent years have brought upon the issue of gun violence in America. Mass shooting and high-profile cases of police brutality have made America’s youth aware of the world they live in. Sandy Hook, the elementary school mass...

Quiz bowl team wins third place at Creighton Prep meet

Grace Turner, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

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The Central Quiz Bowl team placed third at the Creighton Prep Invitational competition during spring break this year. The team answers trivia questions, on anything from math to pop culture. They practice every week and will go...

Seniors commit to alternate school choices, further careers-Shianne Irwin

Ari Saltzman, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

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There are many paths that students can take once they leave high school. A student can go to college, enroll in the military, attend community college, get a job right out of school, etc. One of the options is going to trade school....

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