Building Expansion Expected To Be Done by Late Winter

Ari Saltzman, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

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In 2015, it was announced that a massive new expansion to Central High School would be happening on the east side of the building. The expansion was going include a new state-of-the-art library, as well as music and rehearsal...

Superintendent Logan holds first town hall with students

Tyler Zipay, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

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On September 6th, OPS’ new superintendent, Dr. Cheryl Logan, hosted a town hall style meeting with students. OPS middle and high school students got the opportunity to have their concerns and ideas heard by Dr. Logan and the...

Lacrosse Club

Lizbeth Hermosillo-Najar, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018

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With the rising popularity of lacrosse all over the United States it’s no surprise that Central High School would partake in the sport. One of the sponsors for the lacrosse club would be Jenna Saraka a math teacher here at Central...

Garden Club

October 1, 2018

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Now on every other Thursday after school, students can meet in room 249 for the second annual start-up of the one and only Garden Club. The club is welcome to all those with the passion of gardening and enthusiasm for helping...

New officer introduced to Central

Mackenzie Coughlin, Staff Writer

September 30, 2018

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A resource officer is the specific officer that is assigned to a school to monitor and be at the school throughout the day, working for the Omaha Police Department as well as OPS. “Being in a high school, you’re around young...

Library Budget Continues to Drop

Mac O'Brien, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018

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When Central librarian Beth Eilers learned that the library budget would be cut again this year, she was not surprised.   “This year we just assumed without anyone even telling us that our budget was going to be cut,” Eilers said.  ...

Guidelines for transgender students at Central

Emma Whaley, Executive Editor

September 27, 2018

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Nationwide, the battle over transgender people and bathrooms wages on. Sixteen states have considered a bill that would require transgender people to use the restroom or locker room that aligned with their biological sex, not...

Half a century teaching

Olivia Gilbreath, Staff Writer

September 23, 2018

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 The 2018-2019 schoolyear marks the 50th year of Harry Gaylor’s time teaching. Gaylor has been at Central for 36 years, prior to his career here, he taught at Tech High School. After Tech closed, he was the first teacher plac...

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...

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