Omaha North High Magnet
Omaha North High Magnet Mission Statement
The mission of Omaha North High Magnet School is to prepare all students for success in lifelong studies and careers.
Message from Dr. Nero, Principal
Greetings Viking Family,
We ending the first quarter of the school year, students are working hard to earn credits and staff members are striving to provide high quality learning experiences daily. Now that we have established routines and procedures, we ask that you review expectations for your child(ren) in the following areas:
· Wearing School appropriate dress
· Arriving to school and class on-time
· Using appropriate Language
· Completing schoolwork on time
There are some students having difficulty meeting expectations and with your support we can help them make better choices. We know that regular class attendance, completing work and being a positive contributor to the learning community positions our students for graduation as well as college & career opportunities moving forward.
School safety continues to be our top priority. As many are aware, the influence of social media on our students is often at odds with our goal of helping students be Responsible, Respectful and Accountable. Again, we ask for your support in reminding students to follow our safety protocols by not engaging in any social media challenges that encourage negative behavior, refrain from using social media platforms to bully/shame or intimidate classmates and recording/sharing content that does not represent themselves, their family, or the North High Community in a positive light.
We also continue to adjust to the new reality of teaching and learning amid a pandemic. Please know that we are following health & safety protocols including mask wearing, frequent handwashing and sanitizing high touch points. Continue to screen students daily before sending them to school. If they are not well, keep them home. Contact the school nurse if your child is awaiting results or tests positive.
As you will see in the newsletter items below, despite the recent challenges, students are excelling in a variety of areas. At Omaha North High Magnet everyone can get involved in positive activities that prepare them for success in lifelong learning and careers!
As always, thank you for your continued support of the Viking Community. If you have any questions, please contact us at 531-299-2700.
Pre-ACT Test, Tuesday, October 19th
October 19 is PreACT Test Day- No School for 9, 11, and 12 grade students
Again this school year, all sophomores (Grade 10 students) will have the opportunity to take the PreACT. PreACT is modeled after the ACT testing experience but within a shorter test window on four of the ACT test subjects: English, math, reading, and science. This is a great opportunity for students to practice and prepare for taking the ACT in the future. In addition, schools will be able to use results to provide both current achievement and projected future ACT test scores.
The paper/pencil PreACT test administration date is Tuesday, October 19, 2021. All sophomores are encouraged to take the assessment. The test takes a little over 2 ½ hours and requires an environment with no distractions. As a result, sophomores will be the only students in attendance on that date with dismissal at 1:00 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Busses will run as normal in the morning and will arrive at 1:00 p.m. for dismissal. We are excited to offer this opportunity to OPS sophomores.
What's happening at Omaha North?
Outdoor Club Works To Make North Ship-Shape
On Monday, August 30, the Outdoor Club spent an hour working to beautify the north end of the campus. Armed with brooms, trash bags, and paint cans, club members collected debris and brought new life to the sacred "N". The next activity is an afterschool hike to Fontenelle Park on Monday, September 27th. Everyone is welcome to join.
Pictured- Jahkob Painter, Brenna Jean-Paul, Chanel Gallegos, Berenice Nicolas Lopez, Jaidan Lingarde, Shahd Abdelrahman, (not pictured Jaysha Brown)
SkillsUSA Craft and Vendor Fair
If you are interested in having a booth please contact Jeremy Wiemer via emai (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Funds raised from this event will help offset costs for the SkillsUSA Nebraska State Leadership Conference in April.
Omaha North's Nebraska College Preparatory Academy
Cross Country Uniforms
Have you seen the new Omaha North High Magnet School cross-country uniforms? The downtown Omaha skyline provides an eye-catching backdrop for the Lady Vikings’ running gear this year.
The girls’ team had a hand in the design process, working with a local photographer to finalize the new look. They drew inspiration from the University of Miami Track & Field/ Cross Country uniforms.
North’s cross country team hosted fundraising events to help with the purchase of their new design.
Black Student Leadership Group Engages in Business Tour
Outdoor Club was at it again
Congrats to Noah Jacob!
Opportunities for students
UNO-OLLAS ArteLatinX: Call to High School Students
All students are welcome to apply. Latinx students are especially encouraged!
The dimensions of the art piece are Portrait 11 x 14 inches; the art piece can be executed with any technique of illustration, painting, digital art, printmaking, collage, etc.
Art pieces should relate to the official motto/lema of ArteLatinX 2022: “In It Together/Juntos en Esto”.
Submissions must be submitted by Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at 11:59pm.
Any questions or problems? Send an email to email@example.com
AP Exam Info
AP Exam registration is now open through October 1, 2021. Students can register at https://www.TotalRegistration.net/AP/281720. Please follow this link for more information on the steps for registering. If you have any questions about the process, please contact April Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 531-299-7158.
Fall Dual Enrollment
Methodist Hospital Community Counseling Program
Are you adjusting to the new school year, ok? Feeling stressed? Anxious? You are not alone with all the emotions you may be experiencing. The Methodist Community Counseling Program provides confidential mental health counseling services by a licensed mental health practitioner right here at Omaha North High Magnet School. Please contact Roxanne Wayne for more information.
Roxanne Wayne MS, LIMHP
Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner
I appreciate it! Thank you!
Roxanne Wayne MS, LIMHP
Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner
Omaha North High School @(531)299-2706-M,T,W,F
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Confidential Voicemail: (402)354-6891 x22
Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to accept allegations regarding non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 ((531) 299-9822). The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director for the Office of Equity and Diversity, 3215 Cuming St, Omaha, NE 68131 (531-299-9584).