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Gretna's vision for 'major park' project features disc golf course, aquatic center, dog park  Omaha World-Herald

If all goes according to plan, the project will offer Gretna's citizens a signature park unlike anything else in the city. “We don't have a major park in the community ...

Nebraska city looks to create outdoor recreation area  Yankton Daily Press

GRETNA, Neb. (AP) — Officials in eastern Nebraska hope to turn a large tract of city-owned land into a recreation area with a golf course, fishing pond, dog park, ...

Gretna High School is 1 step closer to turf football and soccer fields  Omaha World-Herald

The school board voted 6-0 last week to request bids for the turf installation and stadium facilities upgrade.

Gretna bond issue would build two elementary schools, expand stadium  Omaha World-Herald

How do you build and upgrade schools, to keep ahead of housing growth, without hitting taxpayers too hard? Officials think they've found the answer with an ...

Gretna school board picks site for new elementary school  Omaha World-Herald

Gretna school officials on Monday revealed the location of their next elementary school. The school, as yet unnamed, will be built about a half-mile north of 196th ...

Gretna High School marching band wins state competition  Omaha World-Herald

Gretna High School's marching band claimed bragging rights as Nebraska's top band in the 2018 Nebraska State Bandmasters Association state marching ...

Gretna Superintendent Kevin Riley to retire after 20 years on the job  Omaha World-Herald

Gretna Public Schools Superintendent Kevin Riley announced Monday night that he will retire effective June 30.

Gretna student removed from school following threat  KETV Omaha

A student was removed from Gretna High School after a reported threat Thursday morning.

Cookie walk and concert Dec. 13 | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

The annual Gretna High School Cookie Walk and Concert is set for Dec. 13.

Gretna school board votes 6-0 to promote administrator to superintendent  Omaha World-Herald

An assistant superintendent, Beran has been with Gretna schools almost 20 years.

Dragons Closet gives away free prom dresses, helps Gretna families in need  KETV Omaha

"My motto is 'See a need, fill a need.' So my need for this was large, so I've decided to fill it," said Eastman.

2018 GHS homecoming court | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

The 2018 Gretna High School homecoming court. Homecoming is tonight, Friday.

A look at 2019: Officials highlight what's next for Gretna  Omaha World-Herald

Mayor Jim Timmerman, Superintedent Kevin Riley and Library Director Krissy Reed take a look back at 2018, highlight big projects for 2019.

GHS marching band wins state competition | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

The Dragons roared to the top Saturday. Gretna High School's marching band claimed bragging rights as Nebraska's top band. The band took first place in the ...

Riley to retire at end of school year  Omaha World-Herald

The Gretna Public Schools approved a request by Superintendent Kevin Riley to retire at the end of the 2018–19 school year.

One-Act cast perfect original "Suffer Not" performance  Omaha World-Herald

An original script written by Gretna High School graduate and English teacher Jennifer Simpson Long graced the GHS stage over the weekend.

Clothing closet gets humble start | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

The Dragons Closet — an up-and-coming clothing closet focused on providing clothes, shoes and personal hygiene items to locals in need — is the brain child ...

Board moves forward with sixth elementary school, GES improvements  Omaha World-Herald

Gretna's first elementary school, along with what will be its newest, were the topic of much conversation at the Nov. 12 Board of Education meeting. The board ...

VIDEO: Out of Nebraska comes this insane finish to a basketball game  USA TODAY High School Sports

Out of Nebraska, we have an early candidate for the season's best ending to a basketball game.

GHS hosts annual Primetime competition | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Gretna High School show choirs started their season Jan. 12 as hosts of the annual Primetime competition.

Gretna High School student challenges school's decision not to sponsor pro-life club  Omaha World-Herald

A Gretna High School student is challenging the school's refusal to sponsor her club dedicated to fighting abortion and educating mothers on other options.

'Peter Pan' to take GHS stage | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Run away to Neverland this weekend as Gretna High School students invite the community to performances of the spring play.

Gretna High School Honors Night | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Gretna High School held its annual Honors Night on May 15. Honors Night recognizes the academic achievements of the senior class and also awards the ...

Prom dress giveaway Saturday | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

The Dragons Closet will give away more than 100 prom dresses to Gretna High School juniors and seniors Saturday.

State one-acts wrap up | News  Norfolk Daily News

Gretna High School emerged as the Class A champion in Friday's final day of the state one-act play championships at the Johnny Carson Theatre in Norfolk.

Kuhn, Kristen M. | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Kuhn, Kristen M. Jul 11, 1996 - Nov 2, 2018 Born in Omaha, Kristen graduated from Gretna High School in 2014. She was a Regents Scholar and member of the ...

Prom court | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Gretna High School's prom is Saturday. Follow the link for photos of the senior and junior court.

Gretna Days Schedule | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Here is the schedule for Gretna Days, set for July 26 to 29.

Omaha-area schools add tourniquets to save lives when every second counts  Omaha World-Herald

Officials say the kits could be used for treating injuries ranging from a power-saw wound in shop class to a skewered hand in the cafeteria. But, in light of ...

Gretna High School 2016 Scholarship List | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Here's a list of scholarships won by the Gretna High School Class of 2016.

Welcome Back | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Four Gretna High School graduates have found their way home and are among this year's new teachers for Gretna Public Schools.

Trojans outlast Gretna prior to rivalry hiatus | In The Game  Omaha World-Herald

In what will no longer be an annual game between two nearby opponents, a second half surge gave Platteview a 44-38 edge over Gretna Friday night.

Gretna's Andrews, Corona Angel standout part of Huskers' 2019 recruiting class  Fremont Tribune

Brooke Andrews and Keana Pola are officially Huskers. The two softball players signed their letters of intent to play at Nebraska on Wednesday.

Gretna High School hosts annual Primetime competition | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Three Gretna High School show choirs took the stage Saturday for some singin' and swingin' at the annual Primetime competition, hosted by the high school.

District plans for growth | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

When the 2018-19 school year begins, enrollment at all five Gretna Public Schools elementaries is projected to be over capacity.

More schools fall into Nebraska's lowest performance classification  Fremont Tribune

More of Nebraska's student and districts are in need of improvement this year — falling into the lowest of four performance levels in a state-mandated ...

Gretna High School  KETV Omaha

Gretna High School is a Class B school. Advertisement. Gretna Dragons' home games will be played at the high school football field located at 11335 South ...

22-year-old's life was about the journey, not the destination  Omaha World-Herald

Kristen Kuhn, 22, died Nov. 2 after a three-year battle with Ewing's sarcoma, but for the hundreds who gathered for her Nov. 7 funeral at St. Patrick's Catholic ...

Perfect attendance | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Gretna High School students who had perfect attendance (attended every period of every day, other than school activities) for the 2017–18 school year.

Gretna Public Schools Transportation Information | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Bus Information. Gretna Public Schools students signed up for bus *service* will receive a letter in early August. The letter will indicate the students' assigned bus ...

Season's givings | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Gretna Campus Life's clubs recently participated in a food drive.

New $400000 scoreboard will light up high school football games in Millard  Omaha World-Herald

A new scoreboard with a big video screen is on the way for Buell Stadium at Millard South High School, where all three Millard high schools play their home ...

Video shows scary moments when school bus loses brakes on a hill  Omaha World-Herald

The bus's brakes had worked up until that point, so the failure was sudden.

Gretna Students Share Alternative to School Walkout  WOWT

Several Gretna High School students took a different path to express themselves leading up to National Walkout Day. On Tuesday, they left positive messages ...

Marching band finishes on high note | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

It was a wildly successful season for the Gretna High School marching band.

Prom court candidates | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Gretna High School has announced its prom court candidates. The senior king and queen and junior prince and princess will be crowned at this year's prom ...

Meet-A-Teacher | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Meet Alexa Rohde, Basic Art and Graphic Design I teacher at GHS.

Two Nebraskans will compete on 'American Idol' Sunday night; Meet Grace Giebler and Nick Townsend  Omaha World-Herald

Both Nebraskans got a golden ticket to "American Idol's" Hollywood Week, which airs this weekend.

New staff members join school district | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

When Gretna students return to school this week, they'll be greeted by many new faces. This year the school district has 38 new certified teaching staff members ...

SkillsUSA students compete in nationals | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Two Gretna High School students competed at the recent SkillsUSA national championships. Dan Andersen placed 16th in the Motorcycle *Service* Division, and ...

Amazing | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Family, faith, grace and love all come together in this year's One Act production at Gretna High School.

Adventurous, generous family man 'would give anything he had to anyone who needed it'  Omaha World-Herald

Whether he was in the Army, at his job or with his family, the 66-year-old carried an adventurous and generous spirit everywhere he went, said his daughter ...

Ricketts honors 22 Nebraska students who earned perfect ACT scores of 36  Omaha World-Herald

LINCOLN — After acing the ACT, Nebraska students are off to Harvard, Yale, Georgetown and the University of Nebraska's campuses in Omaha and Lincoln.

Gretna Public Schools recognizes years of service milestones  Omaha World-Herald

At the start of each new school year, Gretna Public Schools recognizes those employees who have reached *service* milestones. This year those recognized ...

Finding solutions: Area high school students step up to meet challenge  Omaha World-Herald

A group of six Gretna High School students recently spent some time focusing on how to ensure the mental well-being of students.

GHS speech team wins conference title | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

The Gretna High School speech team on Saturday captured the Eastern Midlands Conference title.

Gretna Public Schools adjusts club policy after rights disagreement  KETV Omaha

One week after members of a high school pro-life club said Gretna Public Schools was denying them equal rights, the district has adjusted its policy.

Millard student who 'trains like an athlete' wins eastern Nebraska math contest  Omaha World-Herald

About 200 students competed in the difficult contest, where kids solve mathematical problems that would leave most people crying “uncle.”

Recruiting: Gretna's Cade Mueller picks NU, becomes second walk-on long snapper in class  Omaha World-Herald

Gretna's Cade Mueller is the 21st walk-on commitment of the 2018 Nebraska recruiting class.

Homecoming court | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Gretna High School has announced the candidates for this year's homecoming court.

Homegrown | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Four of this year's new Gretna teachers have found their way back home, so to speak.While each took a different route to get there, the four have one thing in.

Bill introduced by State Senator Chambers would ban police as school resource officers

OMAHA, Ne (FOX42KPTM) - Keeping a close eye on the cameras, patrolling the hallways and patrolling the parking lot. That was Sarpy County Deputy and ...

Police investigating calls to Gretna Middle School that led to lockdown  WSET

UPDATE: 4:30 p.m.The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office said they wanted to make the public aware of the situation at Gretna Middle School Tuesday afternoon ...

2017 homecoming court | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Candidates for the 2017 Gretna High School homecoming court have been announced.

Gretna pro-life student group says school is denying rights  KETV Omaha

A Gretna High School club is fighting for its First Amendment rights after students say they're not being treated equally.

Kristen Michelle Kuhn  Aurora News Register

Kristen Michelle Kuhn, 22, of Gretna, passed away surrounded by family on Nov. 2, 2018. Born in Omaha on July 11, 1996, Kristen graduated from Gretna High ...

Rivals Gretna, Elkhorn South set up B district final battle  Omaha World-Herald

Gretna and Elkhorn South won Monday in the Class B-3 subdistrict semifinals to set up the first meeting between the Dragons and Storm this season.

Noteworthy | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Seven Gretna Middle School students were selected to participate in the annual Blair Middle School Honor Band held Saturday.

GHS quiz bowl teams capture titles | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

The Gretna High School quiz bowl teams have been proving they have the right stuff this year.

New faces will greet Gretna students | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

When Gretna students return to school this week, they'll be greeted by some new faces.

Gretna High's Joe Marik considered gold standard for teachers  Omaha World-Herald

Joe Marik doesn't remember a day when he wasn't excited to go to work. That says something, because Marik, a science teacher at Gretna High School, ...

Gretna students win German honors | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Students from Gretna High School's German program were recognized recently.

In Gretna, a bird in the school is worth six criminal charges  Lincoln Journal Star

Hard night for Pumpkin: Hauled across state lines under false pretenses, locked in a strange school, as surprised to see the janitor as the janitor was surprised to ...

Synowiecki joins SRO ranks | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Deputy Mary Synowiecki of the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office returned to Gretna Public Schools on Sept. 9 as a second resource officer for the district.

County School Board approves positions, program | News  Chatham Star-Tribune

It was a short but productive meeting for the Pittsylvania County School Board last night.

Despite pitfalls, high schoolers flock to dual-credit classes that count for college  Omaha World-Herald

A growing number of Nebraska high school students are using dual-credit classes to tackle the high cost of college and get a step ahead in their college careers.

Photos: Gretna vs. Platteview High School Basketball | Sports  Omaha World-Herald

Gretna and Platteview play a girls and boys high school basketball game at Gretna High School in Gretna, Neb., Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.

For band students, the beat goes on | Gretna Breeze |  Omaha World-Herald

This year, 32 students are participating in Gretna's Winter Guard and Kaotic groups. The students work together to learn and perform a 5- to 10-minute indoor ...

Gretna welcomes news faces to classrooms | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

It's that time of the year again, and Gretna Public Schools has 34 new teachers on board for the school year.

2017 Gretna Days Schedule of Events | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Gretna Days will be July 27 through July 30 this year.

Youth shoot to score in Knights contest | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Eight division winners will advance to the next level of competition in a free throw contest sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.

Rising stars | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Several Gretna High School band students were selected for the Waverly Future Stars Honor Band held on May 6.

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.

Journalism students win state honors | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Gretna High School's journalism students earned several individual awards, including two first-place titles, and the school placed sixth overall in the recent state ...

Nebraska teacher surprised with $25,000 national award | Education  Omaha World-Herald

Teacher Rebecca Streff said she was “clueless” before the big announcement on Monday that she received a Milken Educator Award — the only one in ...

Three Loper greats added to UNK Hall of Fame  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — Three former University of Nebraska at Kearney student-athletes will be inducted into the UNK Athletic Hall of Fame during ceremonies ...

ON FIRE | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Participants in this year's Dragon Run had more than the energy and drive needed to complete the 5K event. They had enthusiasm.

Nebraska high schools have strong showing at national speech tournament  KETV Omaha

The Nebraska high school speech circuit cleaned up nicely at this weekend's National Individual Events Tournament of Champions tournament in Denver.

United Way leads community effort to address chronic absenteeism in metro-area schools  Omaha World-Herald

Schools in our community strive to be places where students feel safe, respected and connected to their peers and the staff. However, entering high school can ...

Sounds of success | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Several Gretna High School students were selected for the 2016 All-State choir, band and orchestra.

One Act wins sixth straight state title | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Gretna High School's One Act team on Friday brought home the Class A state championship for the sixth straight year with their production, “Of Floods and Faith.

Artists offer classes at studio | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Sarah and Josh Kuester are creating a new future for themselves.The two artists who married in 2015 have opened Two Keys Creative Art Studios, which offers ...

2018 River Battle Bowl rosters | Football  Omaha World-Herald

The River Battle Bowl, an annual high school all-star game pitting teams from Nebraska an Iowa, will take place Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. at Gale Wickersham Stadium ...

At Elkhorn Days parade, several hundred celebrate area that's grown 'in leaps and bounds'  Omaha World-Herald

The combined effort of the Elkhorn and Elkhorn South bands embodied what the parade is all about — community spirit.

Hankins, Jane Dare Bowen

CHATHAM, Va. Jane Dare Bowen Hankins, age 73, of 2565 Chalk Level Rd. Chatham, Va., went home with Jesus on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, from her ...

The beat goes on | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

On Friday, the Gretna High School marching band will debut “Gypsy” during halftime of the Dragons' football home opener. This year's show will have a ...

The 20 best marching band songs of all time  Omaha World-Herald

The drums roll. The trumpets shout. The tubas blare. And soon everyone is clapping, tapping their feet and, if they recognize the pep band's version of "Seven ...

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.

Local players win silver medals | Sports  Chatham Star-Tribune

Four local baseball players from Pittsylvania County recently played in the Virginia Commonwealth baseball games. Graham Dalton and Andrew Potojecki from ...

Gretna council's fresh faces are looking to change perceptions  Omaha World-Herald

Newly elected City Council members Logan Herring and Angie Lauritsen are shaking things up on the four-member council.

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