The North Star

“We’re potatoes on a roll”

Emily Mann, News Editor

October 18, 2017


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As of this year, North has added a new club to their list of extracurricular activities- Potato Club. Starting as a joke in founder DeAjia Philmon's head, Potato Club has taken North by storm. The idea formed shortly after Philmon had seen a meme on the internet of a potato. She found this relatable...

Despite high number of hungry kids OPS continues to waste food

Dominick Bartels, News Editor

October 10, 2017


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Hunger - a feeling all too common amongst students in Omaha Public schools, as 74% of the student body qualifies for free and reduced lunch. That being said, the district continues to waste food. "We can't send food home with students due to safety concerns," said Tamara Yarmon, the Director of Nutrition...

DECA Beat

MaRaya White, In-Depth Editor

September 24, 2017


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DECA is a Student Youth Organization affiliated with marketing. In DECA students develop leadership skills as well as attend workshops and they have opportunities to compete against other DECA students. The sponsors for DECA at North are Brittany Ballou, Jerrie Glassman and Ayesha Station. "We...

DACA

Alex Skaggs, Opinion Editor

September 24, 2017


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Six months. Only six months of fear before the lives of young adults, having lived in the United States since they were children, have to live with the threat of possibly being deported. What opportunities they did have—an education, a source of income, a home—are all at stake. And for many, that...

NSBE Beat

Tyvon Smith, In-Depth Editor

September 22, 2017


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'National Society of Black Engineers', otherwise known as NSBE, is a national organization across the nation, founded in 1975 by six black students of Purdue University in Virginia. In Nebraska, it holds the state's only chapter at Omaha North High with computer science teacher, Morgan Chatmon, as their...

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