The North Star

OPS does not grade work over COVID-19 closure

Dominick Bartels, News Writer

April 18, 2020

On March 15th, 2020, Omaha Public Schools (OPS) announced school would be closed to slow the spread of the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This came after the federal government released social distancing gu...

In-Depth: Native American Heritage Month throughout varying lenses

Hailey Gillespie, Hannah Miller, and Jeremiah Booth

November 19, 2019

Violence Against Women Act extends to native women - Hailey Gillespie Since George W. Bush released a presidential proclamation declaring November to be Native American Heritage month in 1990, the rights of Native peoples have seen many advancemen...

Gang violence affects students

Megan Bechtolt, News Writer

November 19, 2019

There are many factors to choosing a high school for yourself or your child. One big component is how much violence is brought into the school. Gang violence is a part of every school, no matter the area where the school is ...

Editorial: lack of post-secondary support leaves some without a future plan

Nathaniel Smith, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2019

                With the cost of college doubling every nine years according to FinAid, seniors throughout the country are faced with the tough decision of shelling out tens of thousands of dollars or working tire...

The cheer team adds new stunts to their routine

Chyvianna Grayer, Sports Writer

November 19, 2019

As the new cheer season comes around the cheerleaders have been working very hard to accomplish the new stunts.   “Our team always sees new stunts and are always eager to try them because we want to be the best of the best,” said Smith.   The cheer team was nervous to try the stunts, but varsity helped junior varsity a lot in overcoming t...

No music for ICE

Denaya Lewis, Opinion Writer

November 19, 2019

“Amazon, how long will you have blood on your hands? Cut ties with ICE!” hundreds of protestors shouted outside the annual Amazon web services summit on Thursday. Warehouse workers, Tech companies, immigrants, and musicians ...

Mobile gaming plays the nostalgia card

Alyssa Husk, Entertainment Writer

November 19, 2019

Do you remember the rush you got racing your friends in Mario Kart 7 on your Nintendo DS, or the joy capturing Pokémon alongside your best buds brought you? These feelings have become easy to relive right from the comfort of ...

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