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RHS to perform "The Diary of Anne Frank"  Omaha World-Herald

Ralston High School performing arts will present “The Diary of Anne Frank” this week.

RHS students earn HOSA honors | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Ralston High School HOSA students recently earned several top finishes at the State Leadership Conference in March.

False report of suspicious person triggers Ralston High lockdown  WOWT

RALSTON, Neb. (WOWT) - A false report of someone with a gun at Ralston High School felt all too real for the students and staff Wednesday. Ralston police tell ...

RHS to perform "The Man Who Came to Dinner"  Omaha World-Herald

The Ralston High School drama department will perform “The Man Who Came to Dinner” Thursday through Sunday at the Ralston Performing Arts Centre at ...

Ralston High student arrested in connection with hoax that triggered school lockdown  Omaha World-Herald

The student was booked into the Douglas County Youth Detention Center on suspicion of making terroristic threats.

Mamma Mia makes its way to RHS stage  Omaha World-Herald

Ralston High School Performing Arts is set to perform “Mamma Mia!” this weekend at the Ralston Performing Arts Centre at Ralston High School, 8969 Park ...

Arrest made following threat at Ralston High School  Omaha World-Herald

An arrest has been made in connection with a threat made to Ralston High School last week.

Looking Ahead | Ralston Recorder |  Omaha World-Herald

Today, Wednesday. There will be a babysitting clinic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Baright Public Library, 5555 S. 77th St. Thursday June 21. Tunes in Town ...

College Possible, RHS working to get students to next step  Omaha World-Herald

Any Ralston High School student that has visions of going to college has avenues to get there.

Omaha Roncalli football scores early, often to pick up victory over Ralston  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha Roncalli ran the Ralston Rams off their home turf Thursday with a 48-point first half that led to a 62-23 River Cities Conference football victory for the ...

Metro areas promotes kindness in joint news conference  Omaha World-Herald

Ralston High School senior Sonia Garcia Martinez was surprised by the number of important people milling around the Thompson Alumni Center on the ...

RHS presents "Cake & Comedy" | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Ralston High School performing arts will present its 11th annual “Cake & Comedy” nights Thursday through Sunday.

Archives Museum open Oct. 21 | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

The Frank and Velma Johnson Ralston Archives Museum is looking for several items for display entering the holiday season.

Ralston HS addresses offensive image connected to school project  WOWT

The principal of Ralston High School has sent a strongly worded letter to students and staff about an offensive image that has been seen on social media.

CPR-certified for 20 years, Ralston High School nurse puts skill to the test for first time this year, saves woman  Omaha World-Herald

On her drive home from a day's work at the school, Bader happened upon a woman who was down in her driveway, her hands and lips turning blue.

Teachers limit cell phone use | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

From social media and games to connecting with friends via text messaging, cellphones have become a distraction in the classroom, one that Ralston High ...

Ralston High School fires two-sport coach Tim Winters  Omaha World-Herald

Tim Winters coached the varsity baseball team for four years and was in his first season as head coach of the Rams' softball team.

Creighton University Medical Center-Bergan Mercy donates beds to Ralston medical program  Omaha World-Herald

The Medical Academy at Ralston High School recently got an upgrade.

Unified bowling brings athletes, special needs students together  Omaha World-Herald

Ralston High School's Unified bowling team wrapped up its second season last month, ending a short but productive time in building bonds among teammates.

New teachers at RPS | Ralston Recorder |  Omaha World-Herald

Here is a list of the new teachers in Ralston for the 2017-18 school year.

'A learning lab like no other': High school students gain real-world experience at Bergan Mercy Medical Center  Omaha World-Herald

From holding a newborn baby to observing a complex heart surgery, many seniors at Ralston High School have gotten a closer look at what it means to work in ...

Ralston students advance to state in National History Day  Omaha World-Herald

Ralston students filed into the Durham Museum March 6 to showcase their rich knowledge of history for the National History Day competition.

RHS Homecoming 2017 | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Ralston High School had its 2017 Homecoming event Thursday.

RHS Performing Arts to present “Legally Blonde, the Musical”  Omaha World-Herald

The Ralston High School Performing Arts will perform “Legally Blonde, the Musical.”This week we asked second-graders at Meadows Elementary, “If you wrote a ...

About 4000 Omaha, Lincoln students walk out to protest gun violence  Omaha World-Herald

Roughly 4000 students from Nebraska's two biggest school districts, Omaha and Lincoln, walked out of class Friday to join in a national protest against gun ...

Ken Piontkowski, 54 | Obituaries  Grand Island Independent

OMAHA — Kenneth M. “Ken” Piontkowski, 54, of Omaha entered into eternal life, after a long struggle with alcohol addiction, on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, at Reseda ...

Richards sees vision come to life | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

A year long vision has come to fruition for Tyler Richards. Three statues honoring first responders now stand at Koch Park in Ralston, completing an Eagle Scout ...

Roarty files for school board spot | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

As a 17-year resident of Ralston, Mary Roarty said she believes the time is right to get involved in the school district's future. Roarty has filed to run for the ...

Father, daughter duo team up for "Annie" | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

The story of little orphan Annie is a tale about an 11-year old girl in search of her parents.

Area students stage walkouts in reaction to Florida shooting; Papillion principal's approach: 'Let's go together'  Omaha World-Herald

Students in several metro Omaha school districts walked out of school Wednesday to protest gun violence in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, shooting.

RHS mock crash warns of deadly consequences of drinking, driving  Omaha World-Herald

On Friday morning — the eve of prom night — Ralston High School juniors and seniors received a powerful message about the dangers of drunken driving.

Chamber hosts awards banquet | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Ralston Arena Banquet Hall served as host for the Ralston Area Chamber of Commerce's annual Awards Banquet and Auction.

City Council hears plan for new Ponca Tribe HQ on former Infogroup site near Ralston  Omaha World-Herald

The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska plans to move its health care clinic and administrative offices from South Omaha to the vacant former Infogroup headquarters ...

Ralston Schools going above and beyond for student nutrition  WOWT

In the Ralston School District, nearly 54 percent of the students are eligible for free or reduced price lunch. It's why the district is finding ways to make sure kids ...

Ralston schools community mourns two educators who died in same week  Omaha World-Herald

The Ralston community this week lost two educators dedicated to teaching students about the wonders of books and music.

RHS students to attend UNO program | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Nine Ralston students will take college classes, live in dorms during month-long summer program at UNO.

Honored by a Scout | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

The sound of bagpipes spread through the air as the Ralston community made its way from Hillcrest Landing to Koch Park to see the unveiling of a special ...

Omaha teen who shot at state trooper during high-speed chase is sentenced to prison  Omaha World-Herald

An Omaha teenager was sentenced Wednesday to six to eight years in prison for a high-speed car chase in which he shot at a state trooper four times and ...

Too young to vote but not too young to be heard  WOWT

Ralston High School students made their voices heard Thursday. Just two days after the election, a divided county continues to sound off in protest of Trump's ...

'Our voice needs to be recognized': Nebraska, Iowa students call for action on school violence  Omaha World-Herald

Outrage over the Parkland, Florida, massacre fueled student walkouts and demonstrations across Nebraska and Iowa on Wednesday as youth added their ...

RISE students raise spirits | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Ralston Public School's alternative program has undergone some changes this year.With a new name — Ralston Individualized Student Education — and a ...

DECA teaches RHS students skills for life | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

For Ralston High School DECA adviser Tracy Hinchcliff-Smith, the skills she teaches in DECA aren't just applicable to competitions, but preparation for life after ...

Annual tradition brings RPS elementary students together | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Ralston Public Schools fifth- and sixth-graders competed in the 40th annual Elementary Track and Field Day on Friday at Ralston High School.

Pantry in place for RHS students in need | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Many students can't wait for the weekend. There's no school, no teachers and no work to be done for a couple of days.But, some students can wait for the ...

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 ...

Omaha-area public schools: When they start and what's new this year  Omaha World-Herald

As the first day of school approaches, districts across the Omaha area are gearing up for their own changes.

RPS deaf program helps students thrive | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Karen Western is the elementary home base for Ralston Public Schools' deaf and hard of hearing program, one of only two programs in the metro area.

Longtime RPS coach Dubbs has died | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Longtime Ralston Public Schools coach and teacher Gary Dubbs died Monday. He was 73.

What's in a name? | In The Game  Omaha World-Herald

Ever been to a baseball game and wonder who the field was named after? What did that person do to earn the honor? We went to a few of the top fields in the ...

Students hear about need to stop bullying and be kind  Norfolk Daily News

Suicide is not the end of the pain, it is just the transferring of pain to those that love you.”

RHS Class of 2015 Graduation | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

One hundred and ninety-two Ralston High School seniors graduated on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Ralston Arena. The Class of 2015 valedictorian was Gabriel ...

Newcomers help others learn English: Ralston students, recent learners themselves, serve as tutors in language program  Omaha World-Herald

District has second highest percentage of English learners in Douglas, Sarpy.

Fortune smiles on Rankin | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Jamie Rankin had one goal for herself when she appeared on “Wheel of Fortune.”

Expect another soggy commute home in the afternoon; more snow Saturday  Omaha World-Herald

Total snow amounts of 1 to 3 inches were possible in some locations and ice accumulations could approach .05 to .20 of an inch, forecasters said.

RHS students bringing 'Shrek' to the stage | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Shrek The Musical,” following the lovable titular character as he comes across all kinds of fairy tale creatures, will open Thursday evening at Ralston Performing ...

Back to school: Scanlon takes over as SRO at RHS  Omaha World-Herald

A school resource officer has to wear many hats. On one hand, they are in the school, making sure students are staying on the up and up. They are also a ...

Striking success: Montalvo, Vazquez with impressive runs at national boxing tourney  Omaha World-Herald

Monatalvo, a Bryan student, and Vazquez, a Ralston student, each had strong showings at the USA Boxing Elite and Youth National Championships earlier this ...

Ralston nabs Cooper as new baseball coach | In The Game  Omaha World-Herald

Ralston High School announced the hiring of Tom Cooper as the school's new varsity baseball coach Tuesday. Cooper takes over after serving as an assistant ...

Ralston teen's suicide brings renewed focus on dangers of social media  KETV Omaha

The Adler family sat around a table inside the Ralston School District office, paging through a pile of their son's art work, their hearts overwhelmingly heavy.

Tvrdy ready to lead as RHS principal | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

When many return to school in the fall, they have goals they want to accomplish for the new school year.This year, Ralston High School's new principal, Jesse ...

First 'I voted' sticker selfie  WOWT

Linda Richards calls it a week of lasts and firsts for her son, Nate. He's a Ralston High School class of 2018 soon to be graduate.

Young immigrants in Ralston tutor English language learners  Lincoln Journal Star

RALSTON — Young immigrants in Ralston who want to learn English are getting help from students who also struggled to learn the language.

After 15-year-old son's suicide, family pushes for forgiveness and awareness  Omaha World-Herald

Six months after the suicide of their 15-year-old son, Reid, Mark and Joni Adler are still trying to make sense of it. Because Mark Adler is superintendent of ...

23-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash was 'a very special young man'  Omaha World-Herald

Austin Mort delighted in his 2-year-old son, Gabriel, “the highlight of his life,” according to Mort's aunt.

4 cases of whooping cough confirmed in Ralston Public Schools  Omaha World-Herald

Four cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, have been confirmed in the Ralston Public Schools. Two cases were diagnosed at Wildewood Elementary School ...

Seran announces plans for former restaurant | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Gene Seran believes Ralston needs another restaurant and he's doing his part to get the city headed in that direction. Seran is refurbishing the former Syzzlyn' ...

Ralston students build sheds for community members, hone construction skills  Omaha World-Herald

A class at Ralston High School is putting its skills to good use this semester.

Stockmen fall to Stampede | In The Game  Omaha World-Herald

The Omaha Stockmen couldn't slow down the Sioux City Stampede offense in Saturday's Midwest Football Alliance league showdown at Ralston High School.

Theater companies | Metro Guide  Omaha World-Herald

A list of theater companies in the Omaha metro area.

Smieja is Cover Girl for second time | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

For the second time, Ralston High School senior Geri Smieja will get the chance to represent Nebraska at the National American Miss pageant.

Lexington graduates allege racist taunts and incidents at high school and middle school volleyball matches  Omaha World-Herald

LINCOLN — Racial taunts are continuing at Nebraska high schools and are trickling down to middle school events, according to a number of speakers who ...

Deaf and hard of hearing program helps students thrive  Omaha World-Herald

Karen Western is the elementary home base for Ralston Public Schools' deaf and hard of hearing program, one of only two programs in the metro area.

Prom 2016: Send us your photos | Good News  Omaha World-Herald

Prom: the annual spring tradition that heralds the ending of the school year. The dresses! The music! The parents who embarrassed their kids by chaperoning at ...

Mock drunk-driving crash aims to teach high school drivers a lesson  KETV Omaha

High schoolers around the metro gearing up for prom, authorities want to make sure students know the devastating impact impaired driving can have.

RHS students headed to HOSA conference | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

A group of Ralston High School students will get to compete at the international level come this summer.Eight members of RHS' HOSA: Future Health ...

Fifth- and sixth-graders test literary knowledge in Battle of the Books  Omaha World-Herald

Dressed as everything from wizards to royalty to unicorns, fifth- and sixth-graders from Ralston Public Schools tested their book knowledge last week in the ...

Lil' Rams, Tiny Rams to offer field trips throughout the year  Omaha World-Herald

Although school was out in Ralston Public Schools, students involved with Lil' Rams and Tiny Rams stayed busy Thursday with a trip to the Henry Doorly Zoo, ...

Tickets on sale for Ralston Community Theatre production  Omaha World-Herald

Tickets are available for the Ralston Community Theatre's performance of “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.”

Fancy footwork: Karen Western Elementary students kick up their heels with dance troupe  Omaha World-Herald

Music is bumping out of the gym at Karen Western Elementary School.Inside, students who have joined the school's dance troupe are watching music teacher ...

Restore Chiropractic Chili Cook-Off | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Restore Chiropractic Center will host its third annual Chili Cook-Off from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at its 8318 Lakeview St. location.

What summer vacation? Some students use summer school as an opportunity, not as makeup  Omaha World-Herald

While most summer school courses are still being offered for kids who need to polish skills, catch up on credits or retake a course, area high schools in recent ...

Meadows students run to support Adler scholarship | Ralston Recorder |  Omaha World-Herald

Some Ralston sixth-graders got a little extra support for their good work last week.Students from all grades lined the sidewalk in front of Meadows Elementary ...

Need a good laugh? Ralston Community Theatre has the answer  Omaha World-Herald

Ralston Community Theatre performances of “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” begin this weekend.

Pivonka cast in “Beauty and the Beast” | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Ralston High School assistant principal Ryan Pivonka this summer will prove no one hits like Gaston or matches wits like Gaston in the Omaha Community ...

Neighborhood parades for Fourth show communities' bonds | Omaha Metro  Omaha World-Herald

In Stone Creek, dads sporting American flag bandanas and little kids with American flag shirts rode decorated bikes and threw candy to neighbors watching from ...

Students show off knowledge in 'Battle' | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Fifth- and sixth-grade students had been preparing for battle since September. It all came to down to Saturday morning at Ralston Middle School.Ralston Middle ...

RHS student signs off his sports talk show  Omaha World-Herald

Ryan Richardson is a sports fan. That is putting it mildly. Richardson is a sports fanatic. “We honestly didn't know there was anything special about his ...

UPDATE: Victim of deadly crash near Valley identified  WOWT

Nineteen-year-old Tyler Cherrington of Ralston has been identified as the victim of a deadly collision with a semi north of Valley.

RHS exchange student wowed by American school spirit  Omaha World-Herald

Not many people can say their hometown existed in the year 853, but Switzerland's northeastern town of Altstätten is indeed home to an exchange student ...

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.

St. Gerald family turns to faith in wake of two men's deaths  Omaha World-Herald

A blanket of sadness fell over St. Gerald Schools this past week just as Catholic Schools Week was kicking off its annual celebration. Catholic Schools Week is ...

Pass the baton: twirling club returns to RHS  Omaha World-Herald

Ralston High School is giving an old club a twirl again.

RPS students hit the books for 'Battle' | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

The halls of Ralston Middle School were filled on Saturday with students in costumes.It wasn't an early Halloween celebration. These students were getting ...

Ralston Community Theatre's show is 'sweet' | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

A classic Broadway musical is making its way to the Ralston Community Theatre.This year, Ralston Community Theatre presents “Sweet Charity,” a musical ...

For the love of a game: Madej gets his shot on the court  Omaha World-Herald

Ralston Middle School eighth-grader Michael Madej's love for sports is evident.

United Way program puts new books to the hands of elementary school students  Omaha World-Herald

With his mysterious accent, black scarf and bald head, Ryan Pivonka, assistant principal at Ralston High School, was received with laughs and 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.

Teen admits to shooting at Nebraska State Patrol trooper, prosecutors say  KETV Omaha

Prosecutors say a teen admitted to shooting at a Nebraska State Patrol trooper early Tuesday morning after a chase near Valley.

Right place, right time for Siske | Sports  Norfolk Daily News

Losing his first game as the new boys basketball coach at Norfolk High School didn't faze Tony Siske.

Track and Field 2018 | Sports  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Get ready for the 2018 NSAA State Track and Field Championships by taking a look back at every track photo Enterprise Media Group took of Bears, Eagles and ...

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