Nebraska Public School Advantage News

Nebraska Public School Advantage News

By Tyler Dahlgren NCSA Communications Specialist At Hastings High School, faculty and students alike are discovering the power of giving. The proof is in the pantry. The idea for an on-site food and supply pantry at the school first came about last year. The pantry itself, located across the hall from the office at the bottom of a set of stairs, opened in April. It’s been gaining traction and...Read More
By Tyler Dahlgren NCSA Communications Specialist Clark Kolterman’s story is one of man and community, and it started over 100 years ago. In his first life, as he likes to call it, Kolterman and his wife Linda ran a Ben Franklin store in Seward, which had been owned by his family since 1915. Clark and Linda were in their fifth-year of ownership when Walmart came to town in 1994, which forced the...Read More
By Tyler Dahlgren NCSA Communications Specialist Activeness over apathy. That’s the message Norris High School government teacher Scott Harrington tries to convey to his students every day. Finding a way to entice a class full of teenagers into developing an interest in the operations of local government is no simple task. It’s a mighty important one, however, and that’s why Harrington goes above...Read More
By Tyler Dahlgren, NCSA Communications Specialist Every school district has teachers, administrators and students that go above and beyond what is expected of them. Teachers that spend extra time with students, or plan fun field trips. Administrators that lead by example. Students that do the same, sometimes against the odds. They answer the call every single day, because they care. They’re the...Read More
My name is Tyler Dahlgren, and I am the new communications specialist for the Nebraska Council of School Administrators. I would like to take this opportunity to tell you about myself and what I hope to build and accomplish here. Our vision is to establish a highly interactive, continuous outlet of content on the Nebraska Advantage website that highlights students, schools, teachers or...Read More
Nebraska Loves Public Schools is dedicated to supporting public education one documentary film at a time. Nebraska Loves Public Schools will work closely with NCSA, its Ambassadors and NPSA to increase the collective coverage of positive public school stories happening throughout the school year. Nebraska Loves Public Schools asked each of the three NCSA Ambassadors to tell us more about their...Read More
Nebraska Loves Public Schools is dedicated to supporting public education one documentary film at a time. Nebraska Loves Public Schools will work closely with NCSA, its Ambassadors and NPSA to increase the collective coverage of positive public school stories happening throughout the school year. Nebraska Loves Public Schools asked each of the three Ambassadors to tell us more about their...Read More
Nebraska Loves Public Schools is dedicated to supporting public education one documentary film at a time. Nebraska Loves Public Schools will work closely with NCSA, its Ambassadors and the NPSA to increase the collective coverage of positive public school stories happening throughout the school year. Nebraska Loves Public Schools asked each of the three NCSA Ambassadors to tell us more about...Read More
By Lindsey Cook, NCSA Communications Specialist For Omaha Westside High School English teacher Andrew Easton, every class begins with a handshake . It’s a rapport-building gesture he credits his grandfather for inspiring. Easton’s commitment to building individualized and supportive relationships with his students has served his classroom well as he helps bring in a new personalized learning...Read More
By Lindsey Cook, NCSA Communications Specialist Back-to-school jitters are to be expected when summer comes to a close and sights begin to set on heading back to the classroom. With that in mind, Ralston Public Schools sees an opportunity to ease anxiety as well as begin building solid relationships before kicking off the school year. The game plan? Informal home visits. The inspiration for the...Read More

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