2010-11 CHS Shout Outs
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August/September CHS Newsletter
Click on the link below to view the August/September 2011 edition of "News from the Nest."
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Station Interviewed
CHS alum, Larry Station, was interviewed by the World-Herald for its Big 10 introduction. Station played college football for the Iowa Hawkeyes. Clic...

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Buffett Shares Father's Advice
Susie Buffett was featured in the June 19th Parade Magazine's salute to fathers. Click on the link below to view the advice that Susie's father, Warr...

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Vinson Tackles the Shrine Bowl
Eddie Vinson recorded several tackles in the Annual Shrine Bowl Classic. Click on the link below to read about the winning South team.
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BBB All-Star Games
CHS alums have been selected to play in various All-Star boys' basketball teams. All-Metro: Dominique McKinzie; Head Coach: Ben Holling; Assistant Coa...

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Christensen Selected for Masonic All-Star Band
CHS senior Jordan Christensen was selected to attend the 2011 Masonic All-Star Marching Band Camp. The band performed in the 2011 Shrine Bowl Parade a...

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Spring Semester Honor Roll
Click on the link below to view CHS's Spring Semester Honor Roll. Congratulations to all!
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CHS alum to be an Episcopal Bishop
The Rev. J. Scott Barker was elected to be an Episcopal Bishop at St. Mark's Pro-Cathedral in Hastings! Congratulations, Rev. Barker! Click on the li...

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Lampkin: Athlete of the Year
Ted Lampkin ('11) was named the Male Athlete of the Year by the World Herald. Click on the link below to view the World-Herald article.
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Compton: a Future Educator
Luke Compton ('11) has been named as a recipient of OPS's Future Educator scholarship! Congratulations, Luke!
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Gullickson one of Superintendent's 13
Marco Gullickson ('11) was honored with a scholarship by being named on of OPS's Superintendent's 13! Congratulations, Marco!
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June/July CHS Newsletter
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de Laittre is World-Herald top scholar
Not only was CHS alum, Elizabeth de Laittre, named to the World-Herald's 2011 All-State Academic Team, but she's the top scholar in the state of Nebra...

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CHS team 16th in nationwide math contest
Congratulations to the CHS math team for placing 16th in the 2011 Collaborative Problem-Solving Contest! Click on the link below to read more about i...

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3 named honorable mention in boys soccer
Texan Tonje was named 2nd Team All-Metro. Texan Tonje, Paulino Gomez and Erick Espinoza were all named to the All-Nebraska Honorable Mention boys soc...

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BBB team is fan favorite
Congratulations to the CHS Boys Basketball team! The team was voted the Top Team by the fans for 2010-11 school year! Action 3 Spo...

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Meyer and Sand: Buffett award winners
Congratulations to Mrs. Meyer and Mr. Sand - 2011 Buffett Award Winners! Click on the link below to learn about the Buffett Award and to read about o...

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Doghman honored by the Rotary Club
Sarah Doghman was honored by the Downtown Rotary Club at its annual Senior Recognition Day. Click on the link below to view the World-Herald article.
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Welton is a state champ; Girls 3rd at state
Avrie Welton earned the gold medal by sporting the best time in the 300M Low Hurdles at the 2011 State Track Meet. Click on the links below to view t...

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Lampkin soars at state track; boys all-class champs!
Ted Lampkin left his mark on the 2011 Nebraska State Track Meet by leading the Eagles to the Class A State Championship and the All-Class Championship...

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BTr goes for 2 in-a-row at state
CHS's Boys' track team is continuing its quest for two straight State Championships at today's state track meet at Burke. Senior, Ted Lampkin, is comp...

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CHS Singers to sing at CWS game 7
Congratulations to the CHS Singers! The choir has been selected to sing the National Anthem during the College World Series! The group will sing The...

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Lampkin named channel 3's top male athlete
Congratulations to Ted Lampkin! He was named the Top Male Athlete of the 2010-11 School Year! Lampkin came in 2nd in the Fan's Choice. Thanks to membe...

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State track qualifiers
The girls and boys track teams have a good chance of taking state at this week's meet at Burke. Congratulations and good luck to our Eagles! Girls Va...

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Perry is outstanding sophomore
Phoebe Perry is the recipient of the 2011 Outstanding Sophomore Award given by the Exchange Club of Omaha in recognition for her outstanding scholasti...

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Ara and Margalit graduate!
CHS seniors, Fujehat Ara and Noam Margalit, graduated from UNMC's High School Alliance on Thursday, May 12. Ara and Margalit are two of 32 graduates o...

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Volunteers make Rose Hill's carnival possible
On the evening of May 12, twenty-two Eagles descended upon Rose Hill Elementary to volunteer at the PTO’s Annual Carnival. The volunteers helped set u...

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Larson and Sand among the state's best
Congratulations to Central math teachers Brent Larson and Greg Sand who have been selected for the Robert Noyce NSF Master Teaching Fellows program. T...

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Weiss signs to play vb @ IWCC
Congrats to CHS senior Erin Weis! On Tuesday, May 10, she signed with Iowa Western Community College to play volleyball!  Click here to vie...

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Boys' state track leaders
Click on the link below to view the Boys' State Track Leaders as they appeared in the World-Herald on 5/11.
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Svolos's work is published
The Central High School English Department would like to congratulate sophomore Marika Svolos, who has been published in the May/June issue of Cicada ...

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Koch honored as a coca-cola scholar
Congratulations to CHS senior, Ariana Koch! She has been named as a 2011 Coca-Cola Scholar! Ariana is one of 252 high school seniors who have been hon...

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Peter Buffett @ chs
On Thursday, April 28, CHS alumus Peter Buffett performed a concert and conversation in the CHS auditorium. The event was a fundraiser for the $1.4 mi...

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Girls' track state leaders
As CHS's track teams round the final turn for the season's finish line, a few are listed among the state's leaders in their events. Click on the...

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Vinson named to 2011 Shrine Bowl
CHS football standout, Eddie Vinson, has been named to the 2011 Nebraska Shrine Bowl's South Team roster. The football game will be played at UNL's Me...

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Hawbaker headed to D.C.
Current CHS sophomore, Henry Hawbaker, was named a senate page for a summer session of the U. S. Senate Page program.  Hawbaker is bein...

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CHS alum French honored
Per the Saturday, May 7, edition of the World-Herald: For the second consecutive year, Aaron French ('07) has received the Henry Rosemont Jr. Peace a...

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Lampkin for 'athlete of the year!'
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Boys Golf wins ops meet
The CHS Boys' Golf Team took 1st place in the 2011 OPS Meet with a score of 315 strokes! Miles Russell  (73.2) was the gold medalist and Nate Mor...

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Saad writes about Mrs. Boeka
CHS ELL student Rema Saad has been published in the Easy English Times! Rema's topic is her favorite teacher, Ms. Boeka of the World Languages departm...

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Boys dominiate metro track, girls place 6th
MATT MILLER/THE WORLD-HERALD - The boys 100M dash. Congratulations to the Boys Metro Track Champion Eagles! Ted Lampkin was named All-Metro Field Eve...

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CHS students earn ne young artist awards
    NEBRASKA YOUNG ARTIST AWARDS:   The following students have been selected to receive the Nebraska Young Artist Award.  &#...

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Physics/Engineering club place @ smp
Central High School’s Physics/Engineering Club took six golds and two silvers at the Student Mentoring Program (SMP) competition on Thursday April 28t...

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BBB nationally ranked
 CHS's state champion boys basketball team has named the 36th best team in the nation by Max Prep. Click here to view maxpreps.com's CHS boys ba...

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JROTC to nationals
Central High School JROTCTeam to Compete in National Leadership Bowl and Symposium in Washington, DC Omaha, NE – April 27, 2011 -- After advancing th...

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Purple Feather 2011
CHS PEP honored all CHS students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher in the 35th Annual Purple Feather Celebration on April 27! Congratulations to ...

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Friedman helps with Chernobyl project
Alan Friedman ('73) assisted fellow Omaha native, Jim Krantz, with his photo book entitled "Homage: Remembering Chernobyl." Click on the link below t...

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Gard headed to state competition
NHS member, Sydney Gard, is competing in the State Auto Competition in Minden. The competition began on Thursday, April 21. Gard has already won the S...

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Apr. students of the month
Each month Central High School recognizes two students from each grade level as Students of the Month. The students selected show outstanding cit...

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Relay for life
This past weekend, the American Cancer Society sponsored a Relay for Life, High School Edition. Overall, metro-area teens raised over $31,000 for canc...

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Weekly state track leaders
Click on the links below to view this week's Nebraska State Track Leaders as they appeared in the World-Herald.
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Tonje leads boys soccer to win
CHS junior, Texan Tonje, scored twice including the tying goal with three minutes left in regulation. The Eagles (5-7) won 3-2 in a shootout!
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Dick Jones invite
The Central Invitational (Dick Jones) track meet was held on Monday, April 18. One hightlight: Ted Lampkin had his second 4-gold medal performance! ...

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Native American students are honored
The Office of Native American Indian Education sponsored the 2011 Native American Achievement Awards on Sunday, April 17, 2011. Congratulations to th...

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National Honor Society induction
Seventy-four of the top CHS upper class students were inducted into the Beta Chapter of the National Honor Society on Sunday, April 17, 2011. Congratu...

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CHS music dominates districts
Congratulations to the CHS performing arts department. The students and their instructors worked hard to get high marks at the annual District Music C...

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2011-12 cheerleaders announced
Congratulations to the 2011-12 CHS Cheerleaders! Varsity Squad Dominique Edwards Kayla Tibbles Rachele Bille Leean Daniels Makayla Walker Kalyn...

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NSAA winter academic all-state
Congratulations to the following CHS student-athletes who were named to the Winter 2011 Nebraska Academic All-State! Girls Basketball - Jasmine Polk ...

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Band is 'superior'
The CHS band competed at the District Music Contest in Ralston on April 13, 2011. These young musicians earned a 1+! They scored Superior ra...

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Gullickson, volunteer of the year
Marco Gullickson is a United Way of the Midlands "Volunteer of the Year!" He has nominated for volunteering over 300 hours for the Durham M...

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Orchestra is 'superior'
The CHS orchestra competed at the District Music Contest in Ralston on April 13, 2011. These young musicians earned a 1+! They scored Superior ra...

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Boys 4x100m relay soars
CHS student/athletes Ted Lampkin, JeVaun Brown, Justin Carter, Dennis Barfield and Devon Barfield set the 400M relay meet record last week at the Mill...

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OWH state track leaders
CHS is well-represented on the Nebraska State Track Leaders board published in this week's Omaha World-Herald. Click on the link below to see the lea...

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Student body gives back to Methodist
CHS representatives Mr. Nielson, Mikaela and Brittany presented the Nebraska Methodist Hospital Foundation with a check for $2,112. The money was rais...

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Lampkin and CHS boys track shine at MS invite
The CHS Boys Varsity Track team won the Millard South Invite. Ted Lampkin earned four gold medals! Congratulations to the team! Click on the link bel...

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Prater: preseason All-American
From the April 9 World-Herald: IOWA CITY - Two Iowa football players have been named to the GoDaddy.com preseason All-America team. Senior defensive...

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Welton appointed to the Air Force Academy
CHS senior, Spencer Welton, has been appointed to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado! Congratulations, Spencer! Click on the link below...

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French/Chinese students compete at the UNL language fair
Thirty-three Central French and Chinese students were accompanied by French teacher, Natalee Minthorn and Chinese teacher, Wei Zhao to the 35th annual...

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ESL students published
Congratulations to CHS ESL students Shilin Zhang, Diego Bohorquez, Angel I. Rodriguez, Sindy A., Karina Mejia, and Esbeidi Garcia Pacheco! T...

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Third quarter honor roll
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Mathletes at IWCC
Results from the Iowa Western Community College Math Day held on April 6, 2011. 11/12 Team A - 3rd Place Ari Koch Adam Lacroix Abby Mandell  ...

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2011-12 Pom Squad Announced
After gruelling tryouts this spring, the following ladies made next year's Pom Squad. Laramy Overton Stephanie Thomsen Anna Hamblin Emma Turbes G...

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JROTC leadership team going to nationals
Central High School’s Eagle Battalion Leadership Team won their Regional Competition and qualified for the JROTC Tri-Service National Championship at ...

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March students of the month
Each month Central High School recognizes two students from each grade level as Students of the Month. The students selected show outstanding cit...

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Poisson d'avirl
In 1564, Charles the XiV of France reformed the calendar, moving the start of the year from the end of March to January 1. This was a time without a g...

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Behrens honored, Niebrugge junior all-star
CHS boys basketball coach, Eric Behrens, has been named the Boys and Girls Club of the Midlands Varsity Coach of the Year. CHS freshman, Abigail Nieb...

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CHS alum Haynes inducted into the NE High School Sports Hall of Fame
Jessica Haynes ('85) is slated to be inducted into the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame in September. To read about Jessica and the other ind...

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Hawkeye Prater ready for practice
CHS alum, Shaun Prater says his kidney ailment is over and he's ready for Spring Practice! Click on the link below to view the World-Herald article.
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April/May CHS Newsletter
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Overton: Miss Majorette and state champion
CHS sophomore, Laramy Overton, is the Nebraska State Strut Champion and Miss Majorette of Nebraska for Baton Twirling. The competition was held o...

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Claborn, Maxwell and Monaghan to cornhusker girls state
Bridget Claborn, Sarah Monaghan and Riley Maxwell will be representing CHS at the American Legion Auxiliary Cornhusker Boys' State on the UN...

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All-State and all-metro gbb teams
Brianna Rollerson has been named to the Nebraska All-State Second team by the World-Herald, the Lincoln Journal Star's Super-State Basketbal...

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All-State and all-metro bbb teams
Akoy Agau has been named to the Nebraska All-Class team by the World-Herald, the Lincoln Journal Star's Super-State Basketball team and the All-Metro&...

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Stoler, Tonjee, Bowden to cornhusker boys' state
Jordan Stoler, Texan Tonjee and Matthew Bowden will be representing CHS at the American Legion Cornhusker Boys' State on the UNL campus from June 5-11...

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CHS alum Venditte pitching in the big league
    New York Yankee pitcher, Pat Venditte, was called from the bullpen by New York Yankee Manager Joe Girardi to pitch in the bottom of...

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Author, Marantz, in the big o
CHS alum ('69), Steve Marantz is in Omaha this weekend. He will be attending the CHSF's Rock the Nest Trivia Night event. The author will be at The Bo...

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Academic all-state wrestlers
Congratulations to the CHS wrestlers who were named Academic All-State: Tyrell Galloway - 2nd recognition Keygan Foster - 1st recognition
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CHS students pay 'tribute to the rescuers' and win
CHS Holocaust Literature students participated in the Tribute to the Rescuers Essay Contest put on by the Institute for Holocaust Education and the Pl...

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CHS alum Utterback is a good samaritan
Miller Park Principal, and CHS alumus, Lisa Utterback has been honored by the Heartland Chapter of the Red Cross with a Good Samaritan Award. Cl...

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CHS highlighted in ops bbb dominance
The CHS boys' basketball team was highlighted in a World-Herald article declaring that OPS "got its hoops back." Click on the link below to view the ...

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State Finals Economics Challenge Results
Congratulations to the Central High School teams which qualified for the State Finals Economics Challenge in Lincoln on March 25, 2011.  Forty-f...

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It added up for CHS Mathletes @ the NWMSU Math Olympiad
The CHS Mathletes traveled to Northwest Missouri State University on Thursday, March 17 to compete in the university's Math Olympiad. Grade...

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CHS academic challengers of excellence
Congratulations to Central's ACE Award winners: Florentino Diaz Marco Gullickson Ruben Hernandez Angel Ixcayau Rodriguez Tahira Martinez-Her...

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W-H highlights the dual enrollment program
CHS and its honors students were highlighted in the College and Careers special section in the March 13 edition of the Sunday World-Herald! Niki Holz...

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Tran slams poetry out loud
CHS sophomore, Giselle Tran, was named as runner-up in the State Poetry Competition (Poetry Out Loud) on Saturday, March 12! Giselle won a monetary aw...

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BBB @ state: champions!
Congratulations to the Central Eagles boys' basketball team! The team claimed its fifth title in six years on Saturday, March 12! Click here to ...

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VEX teams compete in nationals
CHS's VEX robotics team competed in Nationals on Friday and Saturday, March 11 and 12. Team 2349A made the final round, but lost with their allia...

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BBB @ state: Norfolk
On to the finals! CHS beat Norfolk (70-59) to advance to the State Finals on Saturday, Mar. 12. The Eagles will defend the 2010 title b...

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BBB @ State: North Star
The CHS boys basketball team beat Lincoln North Star, 69-34, on Thursday, March 10th to earn a spot in the State Semi-Finals. Click on the links belo...

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CHS zoo partnership students place at fair
Congratulations to the following CHS Zoo Partnership students who earned awards at the Metro Science and Engineering Fair:   FIRST PLACE Divisi...

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CHS students selected to VIVA LA VIDA ACTIVA
CHS students, Jose Antonio Barrales and Daniela Garcia-Villar have been selected to participate in the VIVA LA VIDA ACTIVA project this summer. If you...

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Stastny and Deniston-Reed receive grants
Jen Stastny and Vicki Deniston-Reed have been selected by the Fund for Teachers to receive a 2011 grant award for $5000.00. Each teacher will use the ...

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Perdomo, Zheng and Thompson earn scholarships
Congratulations to Enrique Perdomo and Fang Zheng who are recipients of the 2011 Jepsen Scholarship. Both students have been awarded at $10,000 renewa...

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Mardi gras - CHS style
  Mardi Gras is French for "Fat Tuesday" referring to the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of ...

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Mr. Groff: understanding world religions
CHS's own Social Studies Department Head, Mr. Groff, brings community resources into his Intro. World Religions class. Groff has utilized th...

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World language immersion
On March 4th, 47 students of Spanish, French and German boarded a bus headed for a camp just outside of Bemidji, MN. The Concordia Language Villages W...

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CHS's Bryant shines at golden gloves tourney
CHS's Roscoe Bryant competed in his first boxing tournament on March 5! Bryant took 2nd place in the 123 pound weight class. Congratulations, Roscoe!...

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GBB @ state: 4th place finish
  The Lady Eagles' girls basketball team earned the 4th place trophy in the State Tourney on Saturday, March 7, in Lincoln. The community is ver...

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CHS mathletes compete in the AMC
On February 8th, 150 students at Central participated in the annual American Mathematics Contest.  Central High would like to recognize the amazi...

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Brock's artwork featured on a billboard
One of our talented 11th grade artists; Katie Brock, had her self-portrait titled “Grounded” selected to be on a billboard for the Omaha Public School...

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Central High School was honored with the Spirit Award at the 11th Annual African-American History Challenge on February 26. CHS had more spectators th...

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GBB @ state: 2nd round coverage
The CHS Girls Basketball team lost a hard fought game to Bellevue West on Friday, March 4. Click on the links below to read the World-Heral...

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GBB @ state: 1st round coverage
The CHS Girls Basketball team earned a semi-final berth with a convincing win over the Columbus Discoverers on Thursday, March 3. GO LADY EAGLES!!! C...

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CHS alum Reed making his mark at MSU
  Chris Reed, 2010 CHS graduate, and 2-time NE Gold Medal shot put champion, is a freshman at Minnesota State. Reed quialified for the NCAA Indo...

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Coach Lee: vast experience
CHS GBB coach Tom Lee, and his girls basketball team, was featured in an article in the World-Herald. The Lady Eagles continue their quest for a...

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Fey featured in ops news
CHS parent and new OPS Board Member, Marian Fey, is featured in the February edition of OPS News. Central High School is proud of its parents involvem...

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BBB headed back to Lincoln
Congratulations to the 2010-11 CHS Boys Basketball team! Their hard work and dedication have earned them a trip to Lincoln to defend the State champio...

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Compton in the spotlight
Ky-Antre Compton has been selected as the recipient of the 2011 Spotlight Gala Award for Youth by Voices for Children in Nebraska.  Ky-Antre was ...

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Students paint the scholastic art awards
Central High students have received Gold, Silver, and Honorable Mention for their outstanding art work in the Scholastic Art Awards competition. ...

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The chs foundation at work
THANK YOU TO THE CHS FOUNDATION! The Central High School Foundation has purchased seven cameras from Rockbrook Camera for student use in the Art Depa...

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GBB state bound
  The Lady Eagles' basketball team has earned the right to represent the A-3 District at the Nebraska State Tournament next Thursday - Saturday ...

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CHS band shines at the Elkhorn band olympics
Congratulations to the following students who soared above the competition at the Elkhorn Band Olympics on Saturday, Feb. 19! ...

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Jan. students of the month
Each month Central High School recognizes two students from each grade level as Students of the Month. The students selected show outstanding cit...

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High steppin' at CHS
On Thursday, Feb. 17, members of the Central High Step Team performed for members of Step Afrika!, a six-member ensemble based in Washington, D.C. Ste...

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Vocal music students participate in festivals
February has been a very busy month for vocal music students at Central. Here are some highlights. The following students participated in the Ne...

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Wells is a state champ
Ronald Wells, a CHS sophomore wrestler, became a State Champion at 125 pounds last Saturday at the Qwest Center! Joining Wells in the championshi...

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Feb. students of the month
Each month Central High School recognizes two students from each grade level as Students of the Month. The students selected show outstanding cit...

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Koch: a coke scholar finalist
Congratulations to Ariana Koch for being selected as one of the 250 finalists in the 2010-2011 Coca-Cola Scholars Program. She is now invited to atten...

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Feb./Mar. CHS newsletter
The CHS February/March 2011 "News from the Nest" is now available! Click on the link below to view the happenings at Central High School.
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CHS bowlers strike the metro tourney
Varsity Boys - Finished 2nd in the Metro Southeast Division. They finished 3rd in the Metro Playoffs. Eric Rainey made 2nd team All Metro. ...

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State swimming qualifiers announced
Congratulations to the CHS student athletes who have qualified for the State Swimming Meet, to be held Feb. 24-26 in Lincoln! Good luck to the Gi...

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Hollins helps team win
TreDeon Hollins helped the Eagles boys basketball team to a victory over Omaha South. As the season comes to an end, all of the every player ...

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UH senior Johnson a former CHS gbb standout
CHS alum and basketball standout, Jasmine Johnson, is currently a senior guard for the University of Houston Cougars. Click here to view her webpage ...

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CACE scholars revealed
Congratulations to the following students who earned $1,000 scholarships at the Caring and Concerned Educators (CACE) Banquet on February 13, 201...

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CHS students in audience for Justice Thomas speech
  CENTRAL HIGH STUDENTS HEAR SUPREME COURT JUSTICE CLARENCE THOMAS   On Thursday afternoon, February 10th three Central High seniors, Al...

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Brownell-Talbot Math Contest
Brownell Talbot Invite Team Results ... 5th place overall Individual Results ... Emma Lacroix - 2nd Place Freshman, Ryan Goding - 3rd Place Freshm...

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Foster named wrestler of the week
Congrats to Keygan Foster for being named the Metro Wrestler of the Week for week #8. Keygan won the Skutt Invite at 112 pounds. He defeated Bles...

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Bertino: Nebraska Young Artist
Sam Bertino has been recognized as a Nebraska Young Artist Award Winner for 2011! He submitted an audition recording and recommendation. Sam was chose...

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870 CHS students on 1st semester honor roll
Central High School's 2010-11 1st Semester Honor Roll has been published. 870 students earned 'Honor Roll' status! Keep working to meet the...

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CHS robotics team qualifies for nationals
The Central Robotics teams competed at North High this past Saturday. One CHS team qualified for the national tournament to be held in Omaha Marc...

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ELL students published in newspaper
The February 2011 edition of the Easy English Times published two articles written by CHS students Rema and Duyen Le. Ms. Kennedy and Ms. Ahovissi are...

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deLaittre: a 2011 Presidential Scholars finalist
Elizabeth de Laittre (CHS class of '11) has been named as a Presidential Scholars Program finalist. de Laittre is one of 3,000 candidates selected fro...

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Lampkin signs with Iowa State
Eagle football standout, Ted Lampkin, signed his Letter of Intent to attend school and play football for the Iowa State Cyclones. Good luck, Ted!...

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Alum highlighted by the World-Herald
Lt. Shayna Ray (CHS '87) was featured in the World-Herald feature article on the ascention of policewomen in the last 20 years. Thanks for your servi...

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Buffett/NU join forces
CHS alum, Susie Buffett, has gifted money to the University of Nebraska to establish the Buffett Early Childhood Institute, a multi-campus organi...

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BBB team to be tested
A week of city rivialry games are set to test the CHS boys' basketball team, according to the World-Herald's Stu Pospisil. Baller DeShun Roberts is fe...

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CHS rocks the Dylan Ratigan Show
MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan filmed "The Dylan Ratigan Show-Steel on Wheels Tour" live in the Central Courtyard on January 27! The focus of the show was 'Inn...

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Ms. Kennedy's ELL students published
Ms. Kennedy's students submitted articles to the national publication Easy English Times. Rebeca and Ricardo Lopez's essays were published. Click on t...

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Mancuso appointed to West Point
CHS senior, Bobby Mancuso, has been appointed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point as a member of the Class of 2015. Congratulations to the Bob...

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CHS students recognized for Hispanic leadership
Congratulations to the following CHS students who were celebrated as they graduated from the Grassroots Leadership Development Program: Maria Martine...

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Rollerson posts a double-double
Brianna Rollerson was recognized in the World-Herald for her double-double against Lincoln North Star. Rollerson scored 18 points and had 15 rebounds.
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Welch is raining 3's
CHS varsity basketballer, Mike Welch, was recognized by the World-Herald for raining seven 3-point baskets against Lincoln North Star!
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CHS senior, Fraction, honored on MLK Jr. day
Congratulations to CHS senior Denai Fraction! Her essay was won the High School Division of the United Way's Martin Luther King Jr. Day Essay Contest!...

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Academic Decathlon team places third at regionals
Congratulations to the Central High Academic Decathlon team for winning the silver for Super Quiz and placed third overall in the Regional Competition...

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Vinesse answers the World-Herald's questions
Standout CHS swimmer, Yorick Vinesse, was interviewed for the World-Herald's weekly student athlete Q&A. Vinesse, a foreign exchange student from ...

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Polk honored as student/athlete of the week
  Jazmine Polk, a junior from Omaha Central High School has been named the "Wisdom at Work Student Athlete of the Week" sponsored by the SilverS...

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CHS hall of fame members serve on committee
Dr. Jack Lewis and Jo Dusatko, CHS Hall of Fame members, served on the 2010 Outland Trophy Committee. CHS salutes Dr. Lewis and Ms. Dusatko for ...

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Band jazzes the outland trophy event
The CHS Jazz Band performed for a national audience when it was the musical entertainment at the 2010 Outland Trophy Banquet at the Doubletree Downtow...

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Ivy to have jersey retired
Maurtice Ivy, CHS Hall of Fame member, will be honored by the Nebraska Cornhuskers Women's Basketball team by having her jersey retired. Click o...

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Biggs adding defense to his game
Deverell Biggs, Class of 2010, has been adding to his basketball resume while at Western Texas College. Click on the link below to view the World-Her...

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Eagles girls' basketball team featured
The varsity girls' basketball team is off to its best start in years! Briana Rollerson, Koi Bradley, T'Keyah Stapleton, Mercedes Bender, Emily Bender,...

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Congratulations to all-city band members
Congratulations to the following band members for being selected to the 2011 All – City Band: Sam Bertino, Clarinet Jordan Christensen, French Horn ...

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Eagles earn NSAA academic all-state
CHS Eagle student-athletes were well represented on the Nebraska School Activities Association's Academic All-State Awards. Congratulations!...

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Talented Reese became heart surgeon
Dr. Herbert Reese, CHS Hall of Fame member, passed away on December 17, 2010. While at Central, Dr. Reese was a four-year state wrestling champion. He...

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GBB belongs with elite
The CHS varsity girls' basketball team is young and has worked hard to prove that it can compete with the state's elite teams. Click on the link provi...

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CHS Alum, Robert Fogarty, helping New Orleans
Click on the link below to read Michael Kelly's feature telling about Robert Fogarty and his charity work in New Orleans.
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Varsity GBB in finals for the first time in 25 years!
Good Luck to the Varsity Girls' Basketball team in the Metro Holiday Championship game against Bellevue East on Monday, January 3, 2011 at UNO's Sapp ...

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Frosh gbb tourney champs
Congratulations to the Freshman Girls' Basketball team for winning the Benson Invite! The champions played three games in two days. They beat Marian, ...

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JROTC brigade formal inspection
The Eagle Battalion had their Brigade Formal Inspection on December 8 and the battalion did really well. Our cadet staff gave an exceptional brief to ...

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Galloway voted metro wrestler of the week
Congrats to Tyrell Galloway from Omaha Central for being voted the Metro Wrestler of the Week for his outstanding performance at the Boys Town Invit...

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December CHS students of the month
Congratulations to the CHS December Students of the Month! Grade ...

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Eagle alum Jones featured in west metro sports
CHS graduate, Josh Jones, is featured in West Omaha Sports as one of four metro-area athletes playing NCAA basketball at Creighton University. Click ...

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CHS students selected for UNO honor band festival
Congratulations to the following students who were selected by audition to perform in the UNO Honor Band Festival Jan. 21 - 23:   Seniors: ...

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Dr. Jack Lewis: "a doctor like no other"
Central’s sports doctor, Dr. Jack Lewis, Class of 1952, has donated countless hours to the Eagle athletic program and is featured in the World-Herald!...

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Former Eagle football players to play in NCAA and BCS bowl games
CHS graduate, Daryle Hawkins, and his University of Oregon teammates will be playing for the National Collegiate Football Championship on January 10th...

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All-Metro volleyball teams announced
The World-Herald has announced the 2010 All-Metro Volleyball teams. Brittany Prescott, Erin Weis, Kaley Storm and Amara Meeks  were named to the...

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All-State and All-Metro football teams announced
Ted Lampkin has been named to first team All-State. The World-Herald has announced the 2010 All-Metro Football teams. Ted Lampkin was named to the fi...

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Jordan earns her HALO
Pom Squad senior, Jordan, was surprised by a visit from Nick Cannon of the TeenNick "Halo" Awards! Somer is being honored for 'helping and leading oth...

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Wells looking forward to wrestling season
Sophomore grappler, Ronald Wells, is looking forward to a successful wrestling season! Click on the link below to read the World-Herald art...

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Koch a Coca-Cola scholar semifinalist
Ariana Koch, a student at Omaha Central has been named a semifinalist for the 2011 Class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. With the 2011 class, ...

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Shabazz interviewed for KETV story
CHS junior, Jemal Shabazz, was interviewed for a story on the new safety procedures for OPS basketball games. Click on this link to watch Jemal!
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Academic Decathalon competes at LNE
Congratulations to the Academic Decathlon students for their performance at the Lincoln Northeast Scrimmage on December 4. In the Novice Division, Ma...

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CHS 's Galloway named Runza Student of the Week
Congratulations to Tyrell Galloway for earning the Runza Student Athlete of the Week.  This season, Tyrell is going for his third State Wre...

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Lady Eagles' Rollerson and Bender named all-tournament for the champs
Brianna Rollerson and Merceded Bender were named to the OPS Jamboree All-Tournament team for the Lady Eagles. The All-Tournament team is selected by t...

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Hollins, Agau named to OPS all-tournament team
TraDeon Hollins and Akoy Agau were named to the OPS Jamboree All-Tournament team for the Eagles. The All-Tournament team is selected by the Tournament...

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Girls' basketball ranked 7th to start season
Coach Lee’s Lady Eagles begin the basketball season ranked 7th in the state. Bri Rollerson is mentioned in as a ‘talented underclassman.’ Click on the...

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Boys' Basketball ranked 2nd to start the season
Coach Behrens’ Eagles begin the basketball season ranked 2nd in the state. Dominque McKinzie, Akoy Agau and Darian Barrientos-Jackson are mentioned in...

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CHS alum Shaun Prater named All-Big Ten
Congratulations to former Eagle, Shaun Prater! Prater was named to the All-Big Ten first team! Click on the link below to read the World-Herald artic...

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Nolan and Sotleo selected to UNL Honor Band
  Seniors Emily Nolan and Emilio Sotelo have been selected by competitive audition for the UNL Winter Winds Honor Band. They will perform w...

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CHS pays tribute to an Eagle great; Robert Daugherty
The Eagle family and the world lost a pioneer on November 24, 2010. Bob Daugherty was a Central High graduate. His obitituary was published in th...

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CHS junior soloist for the All-State Chorus
Congratulations to Jacob Wilson, CHS junior, who was selected to sing a solo as part of the Nebraska All-State Chorus. Rehearsals and concert was held...

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CHS Middle School Math Olympiad: First-rate competition
Congratulations to CHS’s Math Department and Math Club members! Both entities organized and executed a spectacular Middle School Math Olympiad on...

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Senior Howard receives Presidential Volunteer Award
CHS senior, Darrien Howard, has received the Presidential Volunteer Award. Ms. Howard volunteered at the United Way’s Solomon Center. The neighborhood...

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Husker O-Lineman Jones exemplifies Eagle power
NU senior offensive lineman D.J. Jones, former Eagle football standout, was interviewed for the World-Herald’s Husker weekly Q&A feature. Keep mak...

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Zheng is a 2010 AIM Institute Achiever
CHS freshman, Song Zheng, received a $4,000 scholarship as part of his recognition as a 2010 AIM Achiever! The scholarship is an acknowledgment of his...

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CHS student to perform in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade
CHS student Laramy Overton will be twirling a baton with her dance group, The Stepperettes, in New York City in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! Go...

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Prescott signs with Graceland
Congratulations to CHS volleyball senior, Brittany Prescott. She has signed a Division I scholarship to play volleyball at Graceland University! Good...

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1st quarter honor roll is published
The First Quarter Honor Roll for the 2010-11 school year recognizes 981 CHS students for scholarship! This is about 100 more students than normal for ...

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Four CHS students are members of YLO
Congratulations to the Jarel Allen, Brevan Jorgenson, Maureen Kalkowski-Ferrand and Giselle Tran! These four CHS students have been named to Youth Lea...

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Eagle scholars tour the Windy City
Thirty-five AP US History and Academic Decathlon students toured Chicago Nov. 5, 6, 7 focusing on history, art, and architecture. The visits were desi...

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CHS teacher is published in the English Journal
  Congratulations to CHS English teacher, Ms. Menten! She co-authored a piece of writing entitled “Reading, Writing and Thinking about Disa...

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CHS raises money to help prevent domestic violence
Students and staff are to be congratulated for their week-long participation in a “Domestic Violence Awareness” project.  Sponsored by Persona...

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"Miss Amazing Pageant" created by CHS student
The Miss Amazing Pageant continues to garner press for the participants and its founder, Jordan Somer. Miss Somer will be featured on the TeenNick Hal...

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CHS alum Josh Jones looks to play important role for Creighton
Creighton sophomore Josh Jones, CHS alum, is looking to play an important role in Creighton Men’s basketball season. Jones started the last seven game...

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National Honor Choir members announced
The following students were selected as members of the American Choral Directors Association National Honor Choirs. The honor choirs will be held in c...

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CHS softball players named super-state honorable mention
Congratulations to CHS athletes Katie Greenwood and Lauren Wegner for being named as honorable mention members of the Nebraska Super-State softball te...

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October students of the month announced
  October CHS Students of the Month  9th Grade – Madalyn Buller, Daniel Ewart 10th Grade – Aushaleake Morrison, Terrell Brown 11th Grad...

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CHS Singers perform at the Ambassador of Hope Awards
The CHS Singers, under the direction of Lyn Bouma, were invited to sing the National Anthem for the Ambassador of Hope Awards presented by UNMC on Tue...

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CHS Chinese teacher featured in the Lincoln Journal Star
Zhao Wei , CHS Chinese teacher, was featured in the Lincoln Journal Star. Mr. Wei is a visiting Chinese language and culture teacher paid for by ...

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CHS teacher earns national honor
The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) has awarded the High School Teacher of Excellence Award to Susan Oles! She is a member of the Nebra...

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CHS teacher named to the Corporate Cup Hall of Fame
Central High science teacher Roxi Erickson was nominated and accepted into the Corporate Cup Hall of Fame. Congratulations, Ms. Erickson!
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Ms. Brandt awarded grant for classroom library
Congratulations to Ms. Danielle Brandt, CHS English/Reading teacher, for being awarded a grant from DonorsChoose.org to fund a classroom library with ...

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Jackie Davis named athlete of the week by the Omaha Star
CHS sophomore, Jackie Davis, has been named the 'Athlete of the Week' in the October 15th edition of The Omaha Star! Congratulations, Jackie!
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CHS musicians named to All-State Chorus
Congratulations to the students who were selected by audition to the respective All-State Honor Chorus! CHS will be well-represented at rehearsal...

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All-State instrumental musicians announced
Congratulations to te students who were selected by audition to the respective All-State Honor groups! CHS will be well-represented at rehearsals...

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The Gjokas become U.S. citizens
Besim Gjoka, CHS Custodian, and his family immigrated to the United States from Albania on May 16, 2005. Mr. Gjoka, his wife Mimoza , and his three ch...

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Mr. Groff is a 'Midlands Voice' in the OWH
Mr. Groff, CHS Social Studies Department Chair and UNO Adjunct Professor, is a ‘Midlands Voice’ in the World-Herald with an opinion column entitled, “...

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CHS students attend Youth Congress
Luis Miner and Antonia Vinci attended OPS’s Youth Congress. The purpose of Youth Congress is to gear students away from tobacco, alcohol and other dru...

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CHS grad Venditte highlighted as midlander in MLB
CHS alum, Pat Venditte, featured as a possible ‘next big thing’ in a World-Herald article highlighting professional baseball players with ties to the ...

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Hall of Famer Gilg addresses violence
2010 CHS Hall of Fame Inductee and U.S. attorney, Deborah Gilg, spoke at a fundraiser for the Community Domestic Violence Intervention Program in...

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Volunteers honored by the United Way
AaVante Ferguson and Darrien Howard volunteered last summer for the United Way’s Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC) program. Ferguson and Howard earned the P...

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2010-2011 Latino Scholars of Distinction Announced
Congratulations to these CHS students for being honored as Latino Scholars of Distinction! Francisco Antinuñez, 3.5 cumulative GPA; Gabriela Arell...

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CHS inducts ten into the Hall of Fame
The CHS Hall of Fame class of 2010 was inducted on Thursday, October 7, 2010. Click on the link below to read an abbreviated biography of each induc...

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Davis, Williams and Lampkin score td's at the 'Blatt
The Eagles varsity football team played hard and competed intensely against Creighton Prep, as they lost the 50th anniversary of “The Greatest Game in...

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Vinson featured in 'The Greatest Game' story
Central junior football player Eddie Vinson was featured in a World-Herald article about "The Greatest Game - Central v. Creighton Prep." Click on ...

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AAA announces CHS Scholars of Distinction
Congratulations to the CHS students honored by OPS's African American Achievement Council as 'Scholars of Distinction.' These outstanding students ear...

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Honors begin for boys tennis athletes
Colin Buckley will be playing in the championship match of the Omaha Metro Tennis Tournament. The match will be played on October 7 at the Koch Tennis...

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CHS student and parent interviewed for SBG World-Herald article
Cierra Tooley, CHS senior, and Mary Talen Hawbaker, parent of a CHS sophomore, were interviewed by the Omaha World-Herald for an article outlining Sta...

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Mr. Sill is a STAR teacher
  Congratulations to Mr. Sill for receiving the Nebraska Department of Education and the Nebraska International Languages Association STAR Award...

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Moller: Great teachers not only reason for good schools
Doc Moller, former CHS principal, was featured as a "Midlands Voice" in the October 1 edition of the World Herald. Click on the link below to read Doc...

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Prater's a Lion
Former Eagle Shaun Prater plays with the heart of a lion on special teams for the Iowa Hawkeyes. Click on the link below to read the OWH article. ...

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September Students of the Month
  Each month Central High School recognizes two students from each grade level as Students of the Month. The students selected show outst...

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Homecoming Court Held Beneath the City Lights
  Congratulations to the 2010 Homecoming Court The queen candidates were Samantha Reznicek, Jaila Carter, Jackie Johnson, Lilian Chaparro, Alex...

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Holzapfel and Koch are 'Commended'
  Congratulations to seniors Niki Holzapfel and Ariana Koch who are “commended students” by the National Merit Scholarship program. This honor w...

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Inductees Salute Green
Ahman Green commanded the attention Sunday at the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame.   To read the rest of this story, click on the ...

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HUSH Learns About Model T's
  Honors US History students were able to see two working and drivable Model T Fords as part of their unit on the 1920's. Augie Spindler and Don...

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Les Officiers Français de Club Ont Elu (French Officers)
2010-2011 French Club Officers   Co-Presidents: Haley Burns / Elizabeth de Laittre   Vice President: Ethan Bonham Concepteur/Conceptr...

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Galloway: Already Racking Up Honors
CHS senior wrestler, Tyrell Galloway, is ranked 18th nationally at 130 pounds! Tyrell is also a stellar student. He has a GPA over 4.0 and has won...

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CHS Tennis Champ Interviewed
The Varsity Boys Tennis team did very well on Friday, September 17th at the Millard North Invite. Overall, the team tied for third place with Omaha Bu...

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Eagle Basketball Star Playing Football
CHS’s own Akoy Agau was featured in an article in the Omaha World-Herald. Additional CHS students highlighted were: Paulino Gomez, Darian Barrientos-J...

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CHS Has Two National Merit Semifinalists
CHS seniors, Elizabeth deLaittre and Aaron Perry are semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship! Both students' strong performance on the PSAT t...

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Van Metre Field Dedicated
Van Metre Field at Columbus Park was dedicated on Tuesday, September 14. Van Metre Field is the new home of CHS's softball team. CHS would like to sin...

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CHS Students Featured on WOWT
Thomas Grabenschroer, Jaid Blanton and Tayler Crayne were interviewed by WOWT's Jodi Baker for the story, 'Smart Phone App Helps Keep Eyes on Road.'
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Math Team Calculates 4th Place
  Central High's Math Team Results   Competition: North High Math Contest   Date: September 14, 2010   Team Competitio...

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Hodge Represents CHS at Summer Art Institute
Anita Hodge, AP Studio Art student, attended the Marie Walsh Sharpe summer program after submitting her work digitally in the spring.  The Marie...

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Rockbrook Camera Donates to the CHS Art Department
Central High School's Art Department has received a tremendous donation from Rockbrook Camera! Dave Fortina, owner of Rockbrook Camera, came to o...

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Junior Classical League's 2010-11 Officers
  2010 Junior Classical League (Latin Club) Officers SENIOR CONSULS: Marin Krause and Kimmon Smutz JUNIOR CONSULS: Hannah Emsick and Bobby Nam...

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CHS Set to Rock "Little Shop of Horrors"
  CHS’s Drama Department is set to scare the socks off of the audience with three performances of “Little Shop of Horrors!” Performances ·...

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Larry Station to be Honored
CHS alumnus Larry Station is to be one of nine former OPS students to be honored with an induction into the OPS Athletic Hall of Fame. Click...

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10-11 FBLA Officers Announced
  CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2010-2011 FBLA OFFICERS:   President – Anna Di Ruocco   Vice President – Alix Moyer   Secretary – ...

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Thirty-seven 2010 CHS Eagles are AP Scholars
The CHS class of 2010 produced 37 AP Scholars! Congratulations to each outstanding Eagle! How many AP Scholars are in the class of 2011? &#...

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Welcome Back Classes of '85 and '90!
The 25th Reunion for the Class of '85 will be held Friday and Saturday, September 3 and 4. The 20th Reunion for the Class of '90 will also be held Fr...

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Alum to have last hit at Rosenblatt
Central Alum and former Eagle baseball player, Steve Rosenblatt, will have the last ceremonial at-bat after the final baseball game to be pl...

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Prater: Ready to Leave Mark on Hawkeye Opponents
Former Eagle, current Iowa Hawkeye junior, Shaun Prater is ready to be a force on the football field!
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Central Freshmen 'Strive for Success'
Forty-one African American freshmen from Central attended the 'Striving for Success' Conference at Creighton University. Central students made up appr...

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Ted Lampkin: One of the 'Super Six!'


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