14 April Congratulations to Hale Magnet Middle School! April 14, 2011 By News News 0 Nathan Hale Magnet students celebrate Hale's selection by the National Association of Middle School Principals (NAMSP) as the fourth runner-up for National Middle School of the Year. The school earned the honor for continual and sustained efforts to improve academic achievement. Hale was also noted as a flagship program that fosters academic and overall school improvement. Related Articles Congratulations to Beveridge Magnet Middle Student Henry Harrison! Congratulations to Beveridge Magnet Middle School eighth-grader Henry Harrison who was awarded a full-tuition scholarship to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln! Harrison took the ACT as a seventh-grader through the Duke University Talent Identification Program and earned a perfect score of 36 on the reading section of the exam, and a composite score of 32. UNL Chancellor Harvey Perlman and the Lil' Red mascot surprised Harrison with the scholarship offer during a school assembly on Friday, Oct. 15. Harrison said he plans to study computer engineering in college. Congratulations to the Magnet School Merit Award Winners! Congratulations to the four OPS magnet schools that earned Magnet Schools of America Merit Awards for demonstrating a high commitment to academic standards, curriculum innovation, desegregation/diversity efforts, specialized teaching staffs, and parent and community involvement during the 2011-2012 school year. School of Excellence: Beveridge Magnet Middle School Schools of Distinction: Buffett Magnet Middle School Crestridge Magnet Center Morton Magnet Middle School Five Marrs Magnet Middle School Students Inducted into Gomez Heritage Elementary's 100% Club Congratulations to the Marrs Magnet Middle School fifth-graders who are the first students to be inducted into Gomez Heritage Elementary’s 100% Club for achieving a perfect score on one or more of the 2012-2013 NeSA test(s). Congratulations to the Marrs Magnet Boys Soccer Team! Congratulations to the Marrs Magnet Middle School boys soccer team for winning the 2011 Middle School City Championship! 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. Students, Staff, Schools Win Magnet Schools of America Awards Congratulations to the OPS magnet schools who won merit awards from the Magnet Schools of America (MSA) for the 2009-10 school year: Magnet Schools of America Merit Award of Excellence Alice Buffett Magnet Middle School Crestridge Elementary Magnet School MSA Merit Award of Distinction Catlin Elementary Magnet School Conestoga Elementary Magnet School King Science & Technology Magnet Middle School North High Magnet School R.M. Marrs Magnet Middle School Skinner Elementary Magnet School South High Magnet School Western Hills Elementary Magnet School MSA Principal of the Year – Region VII ReNae Kehrberg (Buffett Magnet Middle School) MSA Teacher of the Year – Region VII Lee Kallstrom (North High Magnet School) Congratulations to the students who participated in the MSA student poster contest: Skinner Magnet student Ameri-Grace Haorei - First Place in Region VII and first place nationally in the elementary competition. South High Magnet student Jesus Galvan – First Place in Region VII and third place nationally in the high school competition. And King Science & Technology Magnet student Morgan Hruska – First Place in Region VII in the middle school competition. Comments are closed.