Nebraska Public School Advantage News

Nebraska Public School Advantage News

By Tyler Dahlgren NCSA Communications Specialist Last week, we revisited 10 particularly moving insights from educators across the state that we were lucky enough to visit with and feature over the last year. This week, it's the students' turn to talk. S-E-M Junior Lindsey Dittmar *From Sep 6 NPSA article “More Than Meets the Ears: Music unifies students at S-E-M” “I am a part of as much as I can...Read More
By Tyler Dahlgren NCSA Communications Specialist A full year of storytelling is in the books, and while NPSA can't wait to visit more of Nebraska's public schools (the content schedule is filling quickly, so contact news@ncsa.org with any good leads!), we thought we'd revisit some of the most moving insights from administrators and teachers to date. 1.) ESU 13 Director of LifeLink Pam Brezenski *...Read More
By Tyler Dahlgren NCSA Communications Specialist The Song of SEM For a school to have a solid music program, Justin Bosak says, there must be a sturdy foundation in place. Every good band, and every good choir, ensembles that win contests and raise eyebrows in the middle of a high school basketball game, have one thing in common. Numbers. When Bosack came to Sumner-Eddyville-Miller (SEM) Public...Read More
By TYLER DAHLGREN NCSA Communications Specialist The countdown was on, and, as the moon blanketed more and more of the sun mid-Monday, excitement on the Sumner-Eddyville-Miller football field grew in anticipation for the moment of totality. No one, not the teachers, administration, students or community members, knew exactly what to expect, but they were gathered to take in a historic experience...Read More
By Tyler Dahlgren NCSA Communication Specialist “If you can wish for anything, you can do it.” Those words, from 2017 Omaha Northwest graduate Kalpana Gurung, come near the end of “Seeds of Hope”, the latest documentary from Nebraska Loves Public Schools. That message, one of hope, reverberates throughout the entirety of the moving, 35-minute exploration into the education of immigrant and...Read More
OMAHA, Neb. – Nebraska Loves Public Schools – a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting public education through film – will host two screenings of its new immigrant and refugee documentary in Omaha and Lincoln, 7 p.m. Sept. 13 and Sept. 14, respectively. Events will feature interactive Q&A with cast and film director, and Take Action reception with area nonprofits Seeds of Hope, from...Read More
By Tyler Dahlgren NCSA Communications Specialist The First Chapter If you need a reminder of what Milford Public Schools are all about, just look at a wall. Almost any wall in the elementary school or the JR/SR high school will do. "Everyone has a story. Make yours worth telling." That’s their motto, and it’s not just teacher-speak or a clever slogan that exists strictly to forge a phony façade...Read More
By Tyler Dahlgren The Natural Setting If you find yourself journeying northward on Highway 61 through Nebraska’s Sandhills, it’s impossible miss Lake McConaughy. The state’s largest body of water almost looks out of place. Beautifully out of place. A 21-mile long recreational oasis for boaters, fishers, windsurfers and everyone in between. You might, however, zip right past neighboring Lake...Read More
By TYLER DAHLGREN NCSA Communications Specialist This is not your father’s summer school. In fact, it’s not really summer school at all. Not in the traditional sense, anyway. Sure, there’s curricular guidelines complete with reading, math and social studies. And sure, the “Best Possible Summer” program takes place within the walls of Beatrice’s Stoddard Elementary school. Poke your head in a...Read More
By TYLER DAHLGREN NCSA Communications Specialist The brightest high school minds in South Central Nebraska, ESU 11’s 129 Summer Honors Program students radiate with potential. They’re smart, some sensationally so. Their brilliance is somewhat untapped, the full spectrum of a high school curriculum comfortably mastered. They’re pleasant, covered in smiles as they shuffle down the hallways of...Read More

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