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Congratulations to...

...Norris Middle School Principal Anita Harkins who was named the 2009 Outstanding New Middle School Principal of the Year for Region II by the Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals.

Nathan Hale Middle School Mural

Nathan Hale Middle School has completed a mural at the school celebrating the district's 150th anniversary. The mural features many famous African Americans of the past and present, including Omahans Luigi Waites, Thomas Wilkins, John Beasley and Preston Love.

 

Sherman Elementary 150th Celebration

The Sherman Elementary staff and student body celebrated the Omaha Public Schools' 150th anniversary by chronicling the history of the building and events in the OPS district on 16 ceiling tiles located in the school's main hallway. The tiles were unveiled during the school's Safe Walk to School Night on August 13.

Click here to view the slideshow.

Congratulations to...

 ...King Science and Technology Magnet science teacher Reenie McMains, who has been selected to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Reenie will be honored at a White House awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. this fall.