The North Star

Zoo Academy starts a new year

Joseline Albeño, Features Editor

November 1, 2018


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The Career Center has been helping students experience and learn new things by giving them hands on opportunities, such as the Zoo Academy program. Zoo Academy is a class that students take at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo. It was designed to give students a new look into animal care. Students can...

AAHC prepares for next year’s competition

Richard Marcoux, Sports Editor

November 1, 2018


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African American History Challenge is a competition that is over the general history of African Americans. The group sponsored by John Jackson, doesn’t start meeting until October. However, once the meetings start, there will be several days students will want to keep open if you want to join. The...

Roadways bring dismay

Roadways bring dismay

Paige Anthony, News Editor

November 1, 2018


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Construction and road work blanket roadways as citizens of Omaha commute to work, school, and maneuver across town daily. There are 19 public works projects underway in Omaha, as directed by the City of Omaha Public Works. The Keep Omaha Moving initiative lists these projects on their website,...

The Gay-Straight Alliance promotes awareness of the LGBT+ community

Emily Mann, News Editor

November 1, 2018


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The Gay-Straight Alliance, or GSA, is a club, typically held in middle schools or high schools, that provides a safe place for LGBT+ and straight students alike. In the 90s, North started their own GSA and it has since served as a safe meeting place for the students at North of any sexuality. Allison...

Despite state regulation, North failed to say Pledge

Despite state regulation, North failed to say Pledge

Dominick Bartels, News Editor

October 24, 2018


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From the first day of school to September 4, Omaha North High did not say the Pledge of Allegiance during the school day; a violation of state regulations on public schools. In 2012, according to the Nebraska Council of School Administrators (NCSA), the Nebraska Board of Education passed an amendment...

Road work in Omaha

Paige Anthony, News Editor

October 16, 2018


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OPS, BSLC hold events to celebrate Black History Month

Dominick Bartels, News Editor

February 28, 2018


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Since 1976, the United States began to dedicate the month of February to celebrating the heritage and culture of African Americans. Within Omaha Public Schools (OPS) and at Omaha North High, various events have been planned and carried out to celebrate Black History. John Jackson, teacher and sponsor...

The history behind History Club

Emily Mann, News Editor

February 26, 2018


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History Club has joined the ever-growing list of extracurriculars at North High. The club was founded by Colleen Durante and is cosponsored by Robert Toth, history teachers at North. They meet twice a month on Mondays in room 213. Durante says that she has been wanting to incorporate this club into...

1:1

Dominick Bartels, News Editor

February 26, 2018


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Despite various delays, the 1:1 proposal, equipping each student with an individual laptop, has been approved and is intended to be implemented at Omaha North High School sometime between December 2017 and January 2018. The program was first proposed to The Omaha Public Schools Board of Education...

Helping the Homeless

Emily Mann, News Editor

December 29, 2017


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California Wildfires Graphic

Emily Mann, News Editor

December 6, 2017


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