Omaha North High Magnet School

May 21st, 2018 Newsletter

The mission of Omaha North High Magnet School is to

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


Class of 2018 Graduation

Wednesday, May 23rd, 7pm

Baxter Arena, Omaha, NE, USA

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.

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Vikings in the News

BSLC shows kindness to family of Haji Mohammed.
Two North High Seniors selected to participate in Lozier's Internship Sponsor Program!
2018 Vikings of Distinction
Arno Lucas, 2018 Viking of Distinction Performs with Students

7-7-7 Challenge

The Digital Media Department had several teams participate in the 7-7-7 Metro High School Video Championship this past April. Student filmmakers from High Schools all over the Metro, submit films and they are judged by industry professionals. The teams had 7 Days or 168 hours to complete their film. The film had to incorporate 7 challenges:

1. Incorporate a Color in a Scene (Variable Drawing) – White/Yellow/Red/Green/Blue/Black

2. Prop: Secret files

3. Line of Dialog: “So, you think you can get away with this”

4. Genre (Team Selected, Declare One Genre) – Thriller/Romance/Comedy/Drama/Action

5. Must have Conflict

6. Must have Minimum 3 Scene Changes

7. Incorporate the #7 Somehow in a Scene

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In addition to their award, Team 19 is currently working with Dave Weiss of DM Weiss Productions and writer, director and actor, Jason Levering to create a full feature comedy based on their short film.

Art Club Elects Leadership Positions

On May 1, the National Art Honor Society elected their new officers for the 2018-19 school year.

Elected officials include:

President: Elisa Soto,

Vice-President: Joshua Moore,

Treasurer: Zhenntifer Wheeler

Secretary: Cincere Cooper Stevens and Hayley Johson

Media Director: Hannah Miller

Historian/Parliamentarian: Emily Mann

Honors & AP English Summer Reading Requirements

If your student has signed up to take an honors English class for next year the following summer reading assignments are required as part of the class. See grade specific assignments attached. Students at North during the 17-18 school year were given the assignment.

(10th grade) H. English 3-4 – Choose a book and complete the packet, one document.

(11th grade) AP Language – Close reading assignment, three documents.

(12th grade) AP Literature – Book 1984 and assignment, one document.

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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).