Omaha North High Magnet School

May 7th, 2018 Newsletter

The mission of Omaha North High Magnet School is to

prepare all students for success in life-long studies and careers.

Important Dates for Seniors!

5/10 & 5/11 - Senior Finals

5/16 @ 9:00 AM- Cap & Gown Pick-up/ERIC Awards

5/23 @ 9:00 AM - Graduation Rehearsal at Baxter Arena

Class of 2018 Graduation

Wednesday, May 23rd, 7pm

Baxter Arena, Omaha, NE, USA

Omaha, NE

Seniors need to arrive at Baxter Arena no later than 6:00 PM!


Graduation rehearsal will take place at Baxter Arena at 9:00 AM.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

1064A Nebraska Nerd Herd wins the Community Award at the 2018 VEX Robotics World Championships

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Pictured Above: Joseph Perez-Menjivar, Noah Landis, Mathew Nevarez, Kenya Lewis

Team 1064A won the Community Award at the 2018 VEX Robotics World Championships presented on Saturday, April 28th. The students earned the opportunity to compete at this year's World Championships through their Skills Challenge scores at the 2018 Heartland Regional Competition in February. The Community Award is presented to a team that stands out for making a difference in their community. This team demonstrates strong community building skills and has made many contributions to help support students and teams beyond their own school. This team made a concerted effort to raise support in their community for technology education programs.

Creighton University, Haddix STEM Corridor Participants Announced

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Pictured Above: Jessica Szynskie, Eduardo Mendoza, Kenya Lewis, Gabby Push, Ali Griswold.

Students will conduct summer research work with accomplished STEM faculty at Creighton University.

April Students of the Month

Previous Students of the Month

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Student Council Officers Sworn In

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Historian: Kenya Lewis

Secretary: Parker Schwerdtfeger

Sgt at Arms: Sydney Hamilton

Fundraising: Gabby Push & Sage Kehr (co-chair)

Homecoming: McKenna Revis & Denaya Lewis (co-chair)

Public Relations: Taylor Sieborg & Noah Landis (co-chair)

Vice President: Dominick Bartels

President: Jessie Szynskie

BioMedical Science Students Visit UNMC

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Mrs. Fricke's Medical Interventions class spent an afternoon learning about the multitude of health field careers UNMC students are going to school for. These juniors and seniors had the opportunity to tour the campus and learn about the many practical and high tech skills labs that are being utilized for training future health professionals.

Viking TV April 27th Episode

Viking TV May 3rd Episode

AP Exams are Approaching Quickly!

Attached is the AP exam schedule with dates, times, and locations. Note that if you are registered for the AP English Literature or AP English Language exams, the test is taking place in multiple rooms. Rooms are assigned by last name and are listed on the schedule.
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National Art Honors Society Induction

Thursday, May 17th, 6pm

2200 Dodge Street

Omaha, NE

Jeffery Koterba, political cartoonist, will be the keynote speaker.

He is one of three in house illustrators still working for papers today. We are humbled and honored to have him.

Interested in joining Student Council?

Fill out an application for the 2018-19 school year! There are printed copies available in the main office, and outside of: 163, 50D, and 343, or you can download it here: StuCo App

Applications due Friday, May 18th.

If you have any questions please email: or

Omaha North High Magnet School Summer STEM Camps

VEX Robotics Camps

Entering Grades 6th, 7th, or 8th: June 4-8, 2018 8:10-11:10 AM - $85

Entering Grades 4th, 5th or 6th: June 11-15, 2018 8:10-11:10 AM - $85

STEM Explorer's Camp

Entering Grades 7th, or 8th: June 18-22, 2018 8:10-11:10 AM - $85

Register Here:

Omaha North High School Annual Golf Tournament

Sunday, June 3rd, 2pm

210 Locust Street

Carter Lake, IA

The North High Golf Tournament is a friend raiser and a fundraiser whose proceeds benefit North High girls basketball, boys and girls track, cross country, baseball, wrestling and volleyball, as well as the Foundation.

Single Golfer $70

Foursome - $280

To register your team, call Shawn Cox at (402)203-9060 or email

Join us for this great opportunity to get together with alumni, faculty, former faculty and friends while supporting North High students and the Foundation.


Any questions please contact: David O'Neil 402-616-3359

Laptop Insurance Program

If you did not initially enroll in the laptop “insurance program” and would now like to do so, you will need to return the laptop to the Computer Center to verify that it is in good condition. Once verified, the treasurer can process the $20.00 payment for the protection plan.

Join the Movement!

Meet new people and explore the Bible at the same time!

Have Fun, Food & Chill

New North High Club!

  • Faith Based
  • Building Character
  • Developing Leadership Qualities.

Meets Tuesdays at 5:30 PM in the Viking Center!

Contact Mrs. Hackett with questions.

Apply Now for 2018 Young Nebraska Scientists Camps!

Applications are open for YNS High School Science Camps throughout the state in 2018!

  • CyberCamp, June 6-9 at the University of Nebraska at Kearney
  • Life Underground: the Unseen Power of Microbes, June 17-20 at UNL
  • Biodiversity Field Science, June 24-30 at UNL Cedar Point Biological Station (Lake McConaughy)

For the past 10 years, each summer more than 100 youths attend YNS camps, which include hands-on science experiences and recreation opportunities at college campuses throughout Nebraska. Need-based scholarships are available. Applications close April 15 for YNS camps. For more information see

Community Counseling Program Aids Students

Methodist Hospital Community Counseling Program provides mental health services to students. Confidential counseling is provided by an experienced, licensed, master’s-level mental health practitioner in office space provided by Omaha North High Magnet School. Acceptable forms of payment include Medicaid, private insurance or self-pay. Foundation and payment plans are available. No one will be denied services due to inability to pay.

The Methodist Hospital Community Counselor at Omaha North High Magnet School is Roxanne Wayne. Roxanne has been working with youth and families in the mental health field, for over 15 years. She works with youth and adults in many areas such as anxiety, depression, developing healthy coping skills, resolving family issues, grief and loss, anger and stress management.

If you have any questions, or would like more information about the Community Counseling Program, please call Roxanne at (402) 557-3482.

Roxanne Wayne MS, LIMHP

Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner

Omaha North High Magnet School

If you have information you would like to share in the Omaha North High Magnet School Newsletter, please contact John Vinchattle.

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 (402-557-2001). 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 (402-557-2790).