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  1. Four Gretna High School students killed, another burned in Platteview Road crash  WOWT
  2. Four teens killed, one injured in fiery Sarpy County crash  Omaha World-Herald
  3. 4 Gretna students killed in fiery Sarpy County crash, authorities say  Lincoln Journal Star
  4. Breaking: 4 dead, 1 hospitalized after car burst into flames in  KLKN
  5. Four teen girls killed in crash and car fire in Sarpy County  1011now
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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 student removed from school following threat  KETV Omaha

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

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 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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

2018 GHS homecoming court | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Students selected for All-State music | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

A number of Gretna High School students were recently selected for the 2018 All-State Band, All-State Chorus and All-State Orchestra.

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.

Olds named National Merit semifinalist | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

Gretna High School senior Camden Olds has been named a National Merit semifinalist.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

'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.

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.

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 ...

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 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.

Nebraska Softball signs two recruits  1011now

Two talented student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent to join the Nebraska softball team next fall, Head Coach Rhonda Revelle announced on ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Gretna Days Schedule | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

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

Millard elementary students find tiny bugs in blueberries served at school lunch  Omaha World-Herald

'Tiny' bugs found among blueberries were swiftly removed and posed no health threat, Millard parents were told.

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 ...

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

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.”

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.

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.

2017 homecoming court | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

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

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.

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, ...

Norfolk Shooting : Police Have Arrested Picadilly St Homicide Suspect  Market News

Norfolk, VA (MARKET NEWS). Detectives have arrested the Picadilly St homicide suspect after a vehicle pursuit in Chesapeake Tuesday afternoon. The man ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nebraskan on tonight's 'American Idol' debut delivers music and a touching story  Omaha World-Herald

Nick Townsend lost both of his brothers to suicide last year, and he has a message to deliver along with his performance on "Idol."

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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

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

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.

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.

Shelby Burr Follows Pathway to Education  Midland University News

As Shelby Burr began her undergraduate degree program at Midland University, she told herself to keep her mind and heart open to all possibilities. Coming ...

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 ...

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Theater director, nearing retirement, will be tough act to follow after years of leading Gretna High to state dominance  Omaha World-Herald

Minutes before the curtain opens, director Carole Carraher is offstage with nearly 100 Gretna High School theater students, prepping them for their one-act ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

'BagMonster' makes a point about plastic bags at Omaha's Earth Day event  Omaha World-Herald

Earth Day Omaha, held at Elmwood Park on Saturday, included about 100 vendors dedicated to raising awareness about environmental issues.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Summer theater production awakens Gretna students' talents | Good News  Omaha World-Herald

The butterflies smiled as they gently flapped their wings, but the caterpillars looked a bit sour-faced as they entered on the other side of the stage.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

What's in a name? | Gretna Breeze  Omaha World-Herald

In Shakespeare's day, Chloe Irwin wouldn't have had the opportunity to play the role of Cordelia in “King Lear” because of her gender. Today, it's her age that ...

One person injured, cited in interstate crash  WOWT

One person was cited after a single-vehicle crash at the Interstate 80 and Interstate 480 interchange.

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.

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