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Twelve players from Lincoln chosen for all-star soccer match  Lincoln Journal Star

The rosters have been announced for an all-star soccer match for high school seniors that will be played next month in Bellevue.

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 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 ...

Bellevue West wide receiver named top-60 recruit  KETV Omaha

Zavier Betts, a wide receiver for Bellevue West High School, has been named a top 60 recruit nationally by Rivals.

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 ...

Bellevue West FBLA awarded check for Project Playground  Omaha World-Herald

Peter Sarpy Elementary School will soon have a brand new playground thanks to the help of Bellevue West High School's Future Business Leaders of America.

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 ...

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.

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.

Nebraska officially lands commitment from 4-star in-state WR Zavier Betts  USA TODAY High School Sports

Zavier Betts, the No. 1 overall prospect in Nebraska, officially decided to keep his talent in-state Wednesday, committing to the Huskers.

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 ...

Bellevue West student accused of threat  WOWT

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

BPS looks toward future #BeKind initiative goals, events  Omaha World-Herald

Bellevue Public Schools, as well as other metro area schools, have embraced being kind for the fall 2018 semester, and they won't stop there.

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.

Longtime Bellevue politico Paul Hartnett calls it quits after 5 decades of public service  Omaha World-Herald

Over the past 52 years, Hartnett served 18 years on the Bellevue Board of Education, 20 years in the State Legislature and 10 years on the Learning Community ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Nebraska Shrine Soccer match is canceled, but new match quickly organized to take its place  Lincoln Journal Star

The Nebraska Shrine Soccer Classic has been canceled for this year, but a high school soccer coach in Omaha has quickly organized a different all-star match.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

4 Nebraskans win national equine quiz and learn about more than horses  Omaha World-Herald

Chances are, when you become a national champion, you have learned some life lessons along the way. That's the case for the four young women from ...

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 ...

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.

Ricketts to grads who aced ACT: If you leave state for college, 'Come back to Nebraska'  Omaha World-Herald

The governor, an ACT official and Nebraska Commissioner of Education Matt Blomstedt presented certificates to the graduates, shook their hands and praised ...

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.

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.

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.

Hannah Kost to compete in National American Miss Junior Teen  Omaha World-Herald

A Bellevue West High School junior is embarking on a journey to Anaheim, Calif., during Thanksgiving week to compete on the big stage.

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.

Former Bellevue West teacher, mother was picture of compassion  Omaha World-Herald

Elicia Ross died Feb. 20 at Josie Harper Hospice House in Omaha after suffering adrenal gland failure. She was 30.

Santiago quadruplets off to college, career | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Time went fast, family members said, and the Santiago quadruplets are about to graduate high school.

Turning a new page | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

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

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

Bellevue West High School 2017 Homecoming Court poses for a photo. Kings, back, from left: Ian Allen, AJ Forbes, Zach Araujo, Josh Harris and Cedric ...

How to fix Nebraska's struggling schools: State efforts worked in Loup County, but not yet in Santee  Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska Commissioner of Education recommends removing Loup County Elementary from priority list and expanding intervention in Santee schools.

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.

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.

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.

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, ...

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.

93 Millard South students earn college degrees — 2 weeks before finishing high school  Omaha World-Herald

The initiative exposes high school students to considerable college-level work. The students and their families may save thousands of dollars, depending on ...

Burke High School's Henrich Named Gatorade Nebraska Football Player of the Year  KTIC

CHICAGO (December 6, 2018) — In its 34th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, today announced Nick Henrich of ...

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.

Bellevue West wins WGI world championship  WOWT

The Bellevue West High School winter guard team returned home Sunday to a hero's welcome after winning the world championship in Dayton, Ohio.

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.

Pot robbery ends in three people shot, probation for one of the shooters  Omaha World-Herald

Douglas County District Judge Timothy Burns sentenced Jamil Phillips of Bellevue to five years of probation for a failed marijuana deal in which Phillips and his ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Fremont girls finish 2nd at Thunderbird Invite | High School Sports  Fremont Tribune

BELLEVUE—The benefits of a week of training without meet competition were evident for the Fremont High School girls track team on Monday.

Two Omaha students named US Presidential Scholars | Education  Omaha World-Herald

The seniors attend Millard North High School and Brownell Talbot School.

Chasing a perfect ACT score: Brainy Nebraska students ace the test in record numbers  Omaha World-Herald

Explanations for a surge in high Nebraska ACT scores include greater effort, more preparation, quest for scholarships.

Nebraska JV softball coach arrested on charge of sexual assault of a child  USA TODAY High School Sports An Omaha (Neb.) middle school teacher and junior varsity softball coach was arrested Wednesday ...

Dr. Michael Rogers | Obituaries |  Sioux City Journal

South Sioux City. Dr. Michael J. Rogers, 52, of South Sioux City, died on Thursday, March 7, 2019, surrounded by his family. A funeral *service* will be at 10:30 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Local activist Morgann Freeman jumps into 2nd Congressional District Democratic primary  Omaha World-Herald

She becomes the third woman to declare her candidacy for Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District, which includes Douglas and western Sarpy Counties.

Hundreds show up to BPS board meeting Monday  KETV Omaha

Students, alumni, faculty and community members packed Bellevue Public School's board meeting Monday to voice their opinion on the recently announced ...

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.

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.

Mission Middle School team competes at Science Olympiad  Omaha World-Herald

The Mission Middle School Science Olympiad Team competed in the Science Olympiad National Tournament in Wisconsin on May 21. The team placed 46th ...

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.

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.

Omaha Lutheran church, school close after 132 years due to low enrollment, $130000 in unpaid tuition  Omaha World-Herald

Students walked the halls of the St. Paul Lutheran Church and School for the last time Wednesday. The north Omaha school will soon close its doors after 132 ...

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.

Parents: Son hypnotized after prom, hospitalized; doesn’t remember anything

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lewis and Clark students send 32 boxes of donations to troops  Omaha World-Herald

Students Riley Sine, Jackson Frill and Logan Toman took their school assignment to the next level.

Bellevue West teachers inspire other's literary skills | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Teachers Aaron Stueve and Julie Rowse not only run Bellevue West High School's journalism department, but are published authors. Combined, they have five ...

3 felony charges dropped for former softball coach, teacher  KETV Omaha

Daryl Clark, 46, was taken into custody around 9:15 a.m..

Bellevue City Council: At-large | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Here's a look at Jack Bangert, Rob Klug and Pat Shannon, who are all running for the at-large seat on the Bellevue City Council.

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 ...

Pilots and planes arrive for Offutt air show  WOWT

Excitement levels are soaring as the Offutt Defenders of Freedom Air and Space show makes its return this weekend.

Four local students net gold Congressional Award medal  Omaha World-Herald

Four Sarpy County students received a gold Congressional Award medal Friday, while 13 others were awarded silver or bronze medals or certificates.

Omaha Burke (NE) head coach is cancer free  High School Football America

Omaha Burke head coach Paul Limongi greeted his team Thursday knowing with news he's cancer free. Burke is the No. 2 team in our Nebraska Top 5.

West grad named Army major general | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Jason T. Evans, a 1979 graduate of Bellevue West High School and a 1984 graduate of Bellevue University, will be promoted to Army major general July 3 in ...

Beardmore-McMartin, Denise | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Beardmore-McMartin, Denise Age 55 Of Massena, IA. Died in her home surrounded by family on April 17th, 2016 in Massena after a courageous battle from.

Another Bellevue mom seeks medical marijuana | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Once an honorary member of the Bellevue West High School cheerleader squad, and until the age of 8 as normal a child as a mother could wish, Sarah Inks ...

Four earn Eagle Scout rank | Papillion Times  Omaha World-Herald

After years of hard work and dedication, four Boy Scouts became a part of the 4 percent nationally who have earned their Eagle Scout Award.

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

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

East, West students compete in international DECA competition  Omaha World-Herald

DECA teams from Bellevue East and Bellevue West high schools competed in the International Career Development Conference in Nashville from April 23-26.

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.

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