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Florez, Gavin “Ruby” | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Florez, Gavin "Ruby" Apr 14, 2003 - Nov 13, 2018 Age 15. Gavin "Ruby" Florez was a sophomore at Bellevue West High School. He loved his family and friends ...



15-year-old student brings gun to Bellevue West High School; no one injured  Omaha World-Herald

A 15-year-old student at Bellevue West High School brought a firearm to school Wednesday, officials said. No one was injured. School administrators received ...



Police ticket 15-year-old Bellevue West student for assault  KETV Omaha

A 15-year-old Bellevue West High School student spent Monday afternoon in a Metro hospital with a concussion after she said she was assaulted by another ...



Bellevue West High School evacuated after reported bomb threat  WOWT

Students and staff at Bellevue West High School have been evacuated while police investigate a bomb threat. A short audio message was sent to parents this ...



Bellevue West student accused of threat  WOWT

A Bellevue West High School student has been arrested for Terroristic Threats.



Bomb threat forces evacuation at Bellevue West | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Bellevue West High School was evacuated and two Bellevue Public Schools near Olde Towne placed on lockout Tuesday morning. A bomb threat was called in ...



Eleven Congressional Awards given at Welcome Center | Sarpy News  Omaha World-Herald

Eleven students were awarded Congressional Awards during the Nebraska Medal Ceremony Sept. 18 at the Bellevue Public Schools Welcome Center.



​​Bellevue West High School cleared after Tuesday morning bomb threat  KETV Omaha

Bellevue West High School has been evacuated due to a bomb threat Tuesday morning.



Bellevue West students awarded at FBLA conference | Sarpy News  Omaha World-Herald

Three Bellevue West students received first place in Computer Game and Simulation Programming this summer in Baltimore at the National Leadership ...



Former Bellevue West band director surrenders teaching license after allegations of 'physical relationship with a former student'  Omaha World-Herald

Former Bellevue West High School band director Kyle Haugen has voluntarily surrendered his teaching license after a complaint alleging a relationship with a ...



Board votes to install turf infield at Bellevue West  Omaha World-Herald

The Bellevue Board of Education voted 5-0 June 4 to spend almost $300000 to install a turf infield at Bellevue West High School.



Bellevue West students, staff return to school after evacuation due to threat  Omaha World-Herald

The school was evacuated around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and students and staff were allowed back inside around 11:45 a.m..



Bellevue West student waves prelim, heads to district court  WOWT

A Bellevue West High School student accused of making terroristic threats will have his case heard in district court.



Student found with BB gun in Bellevue West High parking lot  WOWT

Bellevue Police are investigating an incident in which a student was found with a BB gun in the parking lot of Bellevue West High School. No one was hurt.



After prom hypnosis scares parents  WOWT

BELLEVUE, Neb. (WOWT) -- What seemed like harmless fun at Bellevue West High School's after prom turned into a hospital visit and an evening one senior ...



Recent Bellevue West grad killed in crash on JFK  KETV Omaha

Amanda Kost, an 18-year old who graduated in May from Bellevue West High school, died Monday from injuries she suffered in a four-car crash Monday on the ...



Bond set for Bellevue West student accused of threat  WOWT

Bond was set at $100000 for a Bellevue West High School student accused of making terroristic threats.



West musical about fitting in | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Bellevue West High School's spring musical had a theme this year: fitting in.



Successful year for West DECA | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Bellevue West High School's DECA team had 40 students from the March state competition qualify to attend the recent national DECA competition in Atlanta.



Valedictorians getting rarer in metro schools; Bellevue the latest to phase out tradition  Omaha World-Herald

The Bellevue school district is the latest in the metro area to phase out the tradition of recognizing the highest-ranked student as valedictorian.



Students stage walkout in protest of school violence  Omaha World-Herald

Students across the metro and U.S. staged walk outs Wednesday to protest gun violence.



West drill team wins first in national unarmed exhibition  Omaha World-Herald

Upon qualifying for the national Junior ROTC Drill Championship, Bellevue West High School students viewed videos of well-respected teams online.



A to A parade entries | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Entries for Saturday's Arrows to Aerospace parade as provided by parade organizers. The parade begins at 10 a.m. along Mission Avenue.



Middle school unified sports soccer | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

A soccer season that gets everybody involved, that's the goal of the Bellevue Middle School Unified Soccer program.



Bellevue West cadets march 14 miles; raise $2,500 | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Bellevue West High School Air Force Junior ROTC cadets hiked 14 miles over two days in memory of the 1942 Bataan Death March.



Bellevue West student charged with possession of destructive device  WOWT

A Bellevue West High School student accused of making terroristic threats was back in court Tuesday facing an additional charge of possession of destructive ...



School threat targeted walkout; arrest made  ABC15 Arizona

An 18-year-old Nebraska student was arrested earlier this week after police say he threatened to shoot classmates that joined a nationwide movement to walk ...



Avery, Bellevue West placed on and off lockout twice  Omaha World-Herald

On the second day of classes for Bellevue Public Schools, Bellevue West High School and Avery Elementary School were placed on lockout twice today.



John Kawula inspired children, put others first | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

A passionate English teacher at Lewis and Clark Middle School since August 2008, John Kawula left an imprint on the Scout Nation.



Nebraska sports, education leaders issue call to respect 'human dignity,' quash discrimination  Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska officials involved in K-12 schools and athletics signed a statement calling on people to respect "human dignity" and quash bullying and discrimination ...



Nine students net Optimist honors | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Nine students representing Bellevue East and Bellevue West high schools were honored March 21 for outstanding achievement by the Bellevue Optimist Club.



Kost, Amanda Nicole | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Kost, Amanda Nicole May 12, 2000 - Oct 8, 2018 Amanda was a graduate of Bellevue West High School. She worked at MCC as a book clerk and a birthday.



Report of threat at Bellevue West unfounded  WOWT

A report of a threat at Bellevue West High School was quickly discounted Friday and the students allegedly involved will be answering for the matter.



Local singer shoots for the stars | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Reaching for the stars —that's what Bellevue singer and songwriter Audrey Edris is doing.



Project SEARCH offers hands-on job experience for students with disabilities  Omaha World-Herald

A partnership between Bellevue Public Schools, Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation and Nebraska Medicine Bellevue aims to provide individuals with ...



Kiwanis honor local art students | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

The Bellevue Kiwanis Club honored local high school art students April 22 at the A.C. Lofton Art Show at Bellevue East High School.



Bellevue's Sramek takes third at national bowling tourney  Omaha World-Herald

Brendan Sramek didn't see it coming. *Fresh* off two so-so series during team and doubles competition at the United States Bowling Congress Open ...



BPS awards $50,000 in grants to teachers | Sarpy News  Omaha World-Herald

Forty-nine teachers across the Bellevue Public Schools district were awarded grants Nov. 1 from the BPS Foundation. The grants, which totaled $50,000, were ...



Turning a new page | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Wooden desks, worksheets, pencils and lectures once defined school.



Bellevue student sentenced for sex assault, trafficking of a minor  KETV Omaha

Bellevue teen will spend 20-40 years in prison for his role in sex trafficking case.



Pilots and planes arrive for Offutt air show  WOWT

BELLEVUE, Neb. (WOWT) - Excitement levels are soaring as the Offutt Defenders of Freedom Air and Space show makes its return this weekend.



Bellevue West homecoming royalty court | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

This year's Bellevue West Homecoming theme is Escape to Paradise. Homecoming will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 15.



BLT seeks children and adults for 'Cheaper by the Dozen'  Omaha World-Herald

Auditions will be Sept 9-10 for the second of the Bellevue Little Theatre's 2018-19 productions. The production is “Cheaper by the Dozen,” which tells the story of ...



Life at 50: How the Bellevue Little Theatre has outlived almost everyone else  Omaha World-Herald

Many theaters have come and gone, but longtime supporters and classic shows have kept the Bellevue Little Theatre humming.



Optimist awards | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Twelve students drawn from Bellevue East and Bellevue West high schools were honored for outstanding achievement Feb. 28 by the Bellevue Optimist Club.



Wake Robin first BPS elementary school to perform musical  Omaha World-Herald

Wake Robin Elementary School students performed “the Jungle Book Kids,” the first musical put on by a Bellevue Public Schools elementary school.



Parents: Son hypnotized after prom, hospitalized; doesn't remember anything  CBS17.com

The teen volunteered to be hypnotized, ended up falling, and ended up in the hospital.



West first at state, second at Texas contest | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

The Bellevue West High School band has played to the sound of success at its last two contests.



O'Hara, John Keeley | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

O'Hara, John Keeley Jul 7, 1970 - Jun 24, 2018 Age 47. Preceded by his mother, Haywood B. O'Hara; grandparents, Thomas A. and Clara (Lang) O'Hara of ...



Bellevue West band director resigns | Education  Omaha World-Herald

The director of Bellevue West High School's award-winning band has resigned. Kyle Haugen was released from his contract Monday after a vote of the Bellevue ...



East, West better national ACT score | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

ACT released its annual score report, including state and national average scores Sept. 7. The Nebraska composite, which averages scores on the English, ...



Son being hypnotized after prom led to hospitalization, parents say  NBC4i.com

Parents of a high school student in Nebraska want answers after they say their son's prom turned into a hospital visit.



Pospisil: No. 2 Bellevue West scores in final minute, fends off No. 4 Millard West shy of goal line  Omaha World-Herald

The Thunderbirds somehow extended their winning streak to 17 Thursday night with a wild fourth quarter that included three touchdowns, two fumble recoveries ...



West royalty | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

West's homecoming was held Friday with the theme Escape to Paradise.



Bellevue West tops international field in winter guard event  Omaha World-Herald

It was quite a week for the Bellevue West High School varsity winter guard team. On April 6, squad members traveled to Dayton, Ohio, to compete in the Winter ...



West, East football fields makeovers underway | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Bellevue East and West high schools' athletes will have new turf to kick off the next football season.



Queen of the Prom | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

For the past six years, students and staff from Bellevue East High School have helped special needs students live out their high school experience.



BPS works to develop its first strategic plan  Omaha World-Herald

The Nebraska Association of School Boards is gathering data to create BPS' first ever strategic plan.



West's Julie Sorensen wins Alpha Delta Kappa award  Omaha World-Herald

Julie Sorensen received the Nebraska Alpha Delta Kappa Excellence in Education Award at a state convention in Norfolk on April 9. She will now compete in ...



Former teacher loses certification after student comes forward  KETV Omaha

The Nebraska Board of Education revoked the teaching certificate for a former teacher who worked in three metro area school districts over the last 13 years.



Funeral services will be Friday in Bellevue for man who police say killed 2 and wounded 1 before killing himself  Omaha World-Herald

A 2006 graduate of Bellevue West High School killed two people and wounded a third before he killed himself, police in Colorado say.



Family of Bellevue West grad who killed 2 people offers condolences to victims' relatives  Omaha World-Herald

The family of a Bellevue West High School grad who police say killed two people and himself expressed their condolences to the victims' relatives Thursday.



West tops in the state once again | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

The Marching Thunderbirds of Bellevue West High School are the best in the state again when it comes to marching band competitions in Nebraska.



New Husker Jaylin Bradley part of large Signing Day ceremony at Bellevue West  Lincoln Journal Star

BELLEVUE — Jaylin Bradley put in the work to become a Nebraska football player — both on the field and to get the ACT test score he needed to get.



Recruiting report: Versatile Bellevue West lineman AJ Forbes weighing options on either side of ball  Omaha World-Herald

Forbes is not an under-the-radar player. In fact, he's been one of the best players at Bellevue West since he stepped on the field as a freshman. He said most.



Nebraska juniors take ACT today in place of NeSA  Omaha World-Herald

By 9 a.m. this morning, practically all juniors in Nebraska will have started taking the ACT at no cost to them.



Thunderbirds get fired up on defense, top Bulldogs with late stop  Omaha World-Herald

Jeyvon Ducker rushed for two touchdowns and caught a pass for a score Friday night as host Bellevue West defeated Omaha Burke 35-28.



West students to hold fundraiser for Crohn's and Colitis foundation  Omaha World-Herald

Bellevue West High School students are trying to raise $5000 for the Nebraska/Iowa chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation for their DECA project “Kicks ...



7-on-7 tournament gives Silver Hawks, Links a chance to pick up valuable summer reps  Lincoln Journal Star

BELLEVUE -- It was a pretty pass, and a pretty catch.



Town hall meetings to explain new trash program  Omaha World-Herald

A two-year-old experimental trash collection and recycling program will go citywide in April and will be the only trash *service* provided by the City of Bellevue.



Bellevue motorist gets probation after his SUV hits garbage collector  Omaha World-Herald

Judge Stefanie Martinez also removed alcohol monitoring for Dennis Stenner, who pleaded no contest in mid-June to third-degree assault.



Bellevue Public Schools bank on $76 million bond issue to finance work at every school in district  Omaha World-Herald

A piece of rebar stuck out of Bellevue East High School's football field last year. Inside the high school, the chillers that cool it are nearly 30 years old.



Shifter, Drew Anthony | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Shifter, Drew Anthony Jan 29, 1995 - Sep 8, 2018 Drew died on September 8, 2018, at his home in Denver, CO. He was 23. He was born on January.



Jeff Rippe named Bellevue schools superintendent | Education  Omaha World-Herald

The Bellevue School Board selected a familiar face from three candidates to be the next superintendent of Bellevue Public Schools.



Week One Friday Night Lights football Heroes - Part 1  McCook Daily Gazette

Time for my favorite football bogs of the season, saluting those Friday Night Lights Heroes. Let's get right to Week One. *Thunderhogs, Jevyon Ducker - Bellevue ...



Bellevue West bests marching band competitors with New Orleans-inspired routine  Omaha World-Herald

At the competition site at Buell Field in Omaha, the Bellevue West High School Marching Thunderbirds were crowned 2015 champions among the state's biggest ...



At Offutt air show, aviators will honor fallen WWI pilot base is named for  Omaha World-Herald

Military aviators from the United States and Great Britain will meet this weekend to honor 1st Lt. Jarvis Offutt, the World War I pilot from Omaha in whose memory ...



Election 2016: Bellevue Public Schools Board of Education | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Five candidates are competing for three seats on the Bellevue Public Schools Board of Education. Learn more about them here.



West band in tune for national event | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

The Thunderbird band and its 253 members will be competing in the Bands of America Grand National Championships this week at Lucas Oil Stadium in ...



We've got spirit | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

The Bellevue Public Schools Unity Rally was held Aug. 31 at Bellevue West.



Northwest Nebraska landowner kills mountain lion that attacked chickens  Omaha World-Herald

HAY SPRINGS, Neb. (AP) — State wildlife officials say a female mountain lion has been killed by a landowner in northwest Nebraska who found the animal ...



Ben Sasse calls Trump's Russia comments 'flat-out wrong.' Others criticize statements as 'shameful,' 'treasonous'  Omaha World-Herald

Members of Congress, including some Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump's performance at a press conference with Russian President ...



The Science of it All: A decade of success for Mission team  Omaha World-Herald

Arguably, Bellevue Public Schools can make claim as the science capitol of Nebraska. For 21 years, Mission Middle School has ranked among the top three in ...



Nebraska JV softball coach arrested on charge of sexual assault of a child  USA TODAY High School Sports

https://twitter.com/action3news/status/804014055392473088 An Omaha (Neb.) middle school teacher and junior varsity softball coach was arrested Wednesday ...



Bellevue plans meetings, launches website explaining changes to waste and recycling program  Omaha World-Herald

A two-year-old experimental trash collection and recycling program in Bellevue will go citywide in May and will be the only trash *service* provided by the city.



As federal funds slow, Bellevue school officials consider first bond issue in decades  Omaha World-Herald

Bellevue voters last approved a bond issue in 1974. But federal aid has shrunk sharply for Bellevue schools, largely because the portion of military-related ...



Four Scouts from same troop earn Eagle rank  Omaha World-Herald

Bellevue Troop 231 did not just become a family to the Scouts, but a place where the four boys learned valuable skills.



Bellevue Elementary team captures reading competition | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Bellevue Public Schools students competed in the 11th annual Operation Read Competition Thursday morning at the BPS Lied Activity Center.



Investigation leads to human trafficking arrest, Bellevue police say  KETV Omaha

Officials arrested a man Thursday in connection with a reported human trafficking incident and Bellevue and various locations in Sarpy County.



Millard North comes out on top at state marching band competition  Omaha World-Herald

Millard North edged out Millard West for the top honor, marking the first time the winner wasn't a Bellevue band.



4 crashes involving 9 vehicles slow traffic on wet I-80 in Omaha  Omaha World-Herald

One of the crashes occurred on westbound I-80 at 50th Street, and the accident involved a semitrailer truck.



Phil Davidson joins BPS school board | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

A new Bellevue Board of Education member has been selected for Bellevue Public Schools.



List: Nebraska high school recruits sign with college teams  Omaha World-Herald

A giant list of Nebraska high school athletes who have signed with college teams.



Thomas, Troy R. | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Thomas, Troy R. Sep 12, 1998 - Aug 25, 2015 Beloved son and brother. Troy is survived by parents, Robert and Stacie Thomas; brother, Trevor; maternal.



JROTC turns 100 years old while promoting integrity, service, excellence  Omaha World-Herald

JROTC turns 100 years old this year, promoting integrity, *service* and excellence in local schools for many of those years.



Bellevue Public Schools welcome newest teachers | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

More than 50 new teachers this fall have joined the Bellevue Public School District.



Longtime faculty members retire from BPS | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

After a combined 67 years of *service*, we highlight the careers of two BPS teachers who just retired.



Teen Court gives taste of courtroom | Papillion Times  Omaha World-Herald

The judge in the Sarpy County courtroom was stoic and impartial, speaking little other than to give directions to the bailiff.



All the right notes | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Two Bellevue high schools are keeping the state band title close to home.



Bellevue City Council candidates have their eyes on development  Omaha World-Herald

Bellevue has a new city administrator, and several political newcomers said it's time for a shakeup on the City Council as well.



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