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Ralston High School student brought airsoft gun to school  Omaha World-Herald

The Ralston district said due to student privacy regulations, it could not go into specifics about the incident.

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 ...

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.

Meet-A-Teacher: Bailey Mason | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Name: Bailey Mason. What do you teach? Sixth grade at Blumfield Elementary School. Experience: This is my first year teaching. I graduated from Ralston High ...

Police: Juvenile arrested for allegedly phoning in threat at Ralston High School  KETV Omaha

A juvenile male is accused of making terroristic threats and has been booked at the Douglas County Youth Center after calling 911 and fabricating a story ...

Fulkerson, 66, showed passion in both her occupation and for the people she worked with  Omaha World-Herald

Ann Fulkerson showed passion in both her occupation and the people she worked with. Fulkerson, 66, died Nov. 23. She taught physical education at Ralston ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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 High School makes changes to ACT prep curriculum  Omaha World-Herald

Each year, millions of students across the country take the ACT, a test which could determine where they'll go to school after graduation. For many students, the ...

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 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.

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 ...

Good dog: Ralston High School's therapy dog brings joy to all  Omaha World-Herald

After going through puppy classes and passing therapy dog classes, Ellie was certified as a therapy dog.

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.

Ralston High School students snap into action following car crash  KETV Omaha

When the assistant principal at Ralston High School saw four of his students walking in late for school Tuesday, he immediately thought they were up to no good.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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

A year long vision has come to fruition for Tyler Richards.

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.

RHS students volunteer at Open Store | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

The hard work of Ralston High School students and other students across the metro area ensured an estimated 250 people were able to pick up clothing and ...

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.

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.

Holocaust survivor speaks at Ralston High School | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Kitty Williams, 92, a Holocaust survivor spoke to Ralston High School students Thursday.

24 Nebraska school districts, including OPS, rated as 'needs improvement' in state report  Omaha World-Herald

New test scores and ratings also identify 156 schools as needing improvement, including some suburban ones.

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 ...

RPS students demonstrate cooking skills | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Ralston Public Schools on Thursday held its annual “Kids Can Cook” event at Ralston High School, which started six years ago with only elementary school ...

Local threat assessment team is focused on preventing school violence  Omaha World-Herald

The local experts are following a nationwide trend by creating a threat assessment group that aims to connect troubled youths to services and keep community ...

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 ...

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 ...

Meet-A-Teacher: Alexa McEvoy | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Name: Alexa McEvoy. What do you teach? Freshman English Language Arts 1 at Ralston High School. Experience: First year. Attended Ralston Public Schools ...

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 ...

One day before man killed himself at Uta Halee Academy, estranged wife filed protection order  Omaha World-Herald

About an hour after the initial call came in, the Nebraska State Patrol tweeted, "No other injuries reported, and no ongoing threat to public safety. The scene is ...

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.

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 ...

Omaha's Secret Kindness Agents strike again with free winter clothing in Gene Leahy Mall  Omaha World-Herald

The group originated with Ferial Pearson, now an instructor in the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Education. Pearson created the concept of Secret ...

Ralston Public Schools working to move forward after loss of 2 beloved former teachers  KETV Omaha

Within the last 48 hours, retired Ralston librarian Dee Huff died of cancer and music teacher Marty Frye died of a sudden illness.

'Wilde' times at Ralston High: School's fall production is 'The Importance of Being Earnest'  Omaha World-Herald

The curtain is up at Ralston High School and this year, it is a production filled with twists, turns and a lot of humor. “The Importance of Being Earnest,” is,

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.

Ralston High School club twirls and whirls at rallies, games  Omaha World-Herald

RALSTON - Ralston High School is giving an old club a twirl again. The Ralston Revolution Twirling Club is a new club this year at the high school. This isn't 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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Fulkerson, Ann Louise | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Fulkerson, Ann Louise Jul 28, 1952 - Nov 23, 2018 Preceded in death by parents, Harold and Dorothy (Woods) Fulkerson; brother-in-law, Dallas Dame; ...

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.

Rudy the Ram | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Ralston High School unveiled its new mascot Rudy the Ram at the football game against Platteview on Thursday at Speck Nelson Field.

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 ...

Cullen, 47, part of Ralston business community for nearly 30 years  Omaha World-Herald

Craig Cullen, a mainstay at both Omaha Brickworks and A 72nd Street Self Storage, died suddenly on Jan. 23. He was 47.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Theater companies | Metro Guide  Omaha World-Herald

A list of theater companies in the Omaha metro area.

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 ...

Metro students rally for safe schools | Papillion Times  Omaha World-Herald

"The list of individuals that were killed in their schools was too long when the first name was put in there." "It is no longer acceptable to hope for a safer tomorrow ...

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.”

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.

Friedli, Wockenfuss honored with regional principal awards | News  Fremont Tribune

OMAHA – David Friedli and Gary Wockenfuss have dedicated their lives to helping students succeed in academics, activities and vocational endeavors.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Give it a rake: RHS students help clean yards  Omaha World-Herald

RHS held its annual “Rake Ralston” event where National Honor Society students visited houses throughout Ralston and came prepared with rakes, leaf ...

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.

UPDATE: Students involved in Burke High incident have been disciplined, district says  KETV Omaha

UPDATE 9/6 - The Omaha Public School District released a statement Tuesday, saying the students involved in the incident have been disciplined. The district ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Educators honored during Heart of Learning Awards Banquet  Omaha World-Herald

The hard work and sacrifices of four Ralston Public Schools faculty members were rewarded last week with the prestigious Heart of Learning Award.

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, ...

Just around the corner... | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Christian McCuen, 12, uncorks a pass during scrimmage time Thursday at Ralston High School's football camp. The four-day camp was held in two different ...

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.

BHS' Slominski signs to run Dakota State track  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Blair senior Evan Slominski signed his letter of intent to compete in track and field for Dakota State University on Tuesday morning.

Baxter Arena proves a 'perfect fit' for metro area's high school graduations  Omaha World-Herald

Thirteen Omaha-area high schools have booked Baxter Arena for graduation ceremonies this spring. In terms of seating, pricing and free parking, it appears that ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

RHS student named National Merit Finalist | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Kaitlyn Rose Sycuro, a senior at Ralston High School, was named a National Merit Scholar Finalist and was celebrated by family and faculty on Thursday ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

RHS student helps raise money, spirits | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

During Ralston High School's homeroom advisory period Thursday afternoon, some students were able to visit the gym for a special surprise, all thanks to a ...

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 ...

Marine veteran throws his hat into crowded Democratic primary for Omaha's 2nd District  Omaha World-Herald

A Marine veteran with no political experience says he wants to represent Omaha in Congress, saying his policy stances will carry him through a crowded primary ...

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.

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