The North Star

DECA provides business experience

Moolaw Soe, Features Writer

April 16, 2019

DECA is an organization that specifically targets the field of business and marketing. They not only help students become better leaders and entrepreneurs for college and the business world, but they constantly update their curriculum...

Lack of subs causes teachers to lose plan period

Dominick Bartels, News Writer

April 16, 2019

Omaha Public Schools (OPS) “seems to be” experiencing a shortage in substitute teachers causing regular classroom teachers to have to cover classes during their plan period, Lynne Braddock, assistant principal at North High,...

FDA rekindles tobacco product conversation

Emily Mann, News Editor

April 16, 2019

In 2015, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported high school cigarette smoking to be at 10.6 percent, the lowest number seen within two decades prior. Since this, the number of high school students using electronic...

JROTC practices, prepares for out of state trip

Zach Hansen, Business Manager

April 10, 2019

The North High School JROTC program will be looking forward to two events that were supposed to take place in February but have been since moved to March due to weather. A color guard competition was held Mar. 2, and the results...

Fontenelle teacher put on administrative leave

Tyvon Smith, In-Depth Editor

February 14, 2019

During the 2018-2019 school year, Omaha Public Schools has had a staff member be put on administrative leave with a pending investigation on sexually violating children on the job. The Omaha World Herald reported that Gregory...

Speech, Debate gain recognition with over 50 degrees

Hannah Miller, In-depth Writer

February 14, 2019

In about two months, Speech and Debate has their Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) and National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) district tournaments. As a team, Speech and Debate wants to try and get as many people...

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Breakdown of the shutdown

February 14, 2019

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