Omaha North High Magnet School

April 23rd, 2018 Newsletter

The mission of Omaha North High Magnet School is to

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

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2018 State SkillsUSA Competition

Omaha North had 24 students competing in more than a dozen different competitions at the 2018 Nebraska SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference, April 12-14. Eleanor Dunning competed on behalf of the Career Center and won a gold medal in Audio/Radio Production! Twelve other students earned silver medals finishing 2nd in their competitions. Winners were:

Gold Medal

Audio/Radio Production

  • Eleanor Dunning (Career Center)

Silver Medal

Automated Machine Technology

  • Eduardo Mendoza, Seth Lucio-Miles, and Amanda Bohm

Broadcast News Production

  • Jaimee Jindra, Gabrielle Push, Emma Hansen, and Ryan Davelaar
Computer Programming
  • Cole Vaske


  • Ian Perry
State Pin Design
  • Ryan Davelaar

Television/Video Production

  • Kyrii Richardson and Jelani Ladd

Pre-Post Prom Celebration!

Mr. Sprague and Ms. Dappen’s ACP students enjoyed Pre-Post Prom while hanging out with Ms. Connor and Mrs. Widman’s sophomore students. With the help of PTSO all of the students enjoyed the Post Prom games, colored cookies, worked on crafts, and made new friends.

Sutdent Council Events

Omaha North Student Council students participated in the #bekind rally at ESU #3 where they shared ideas to improve kindness at their schools with students from 30 other schools across the metro.

Students also participated in the Safe Schools Rally at Papio South on Sunday, April 15th. They had the chance to share their thoughts on gun violence with congressmen. Also Desyree McGhee spoke on behalf of StuCo and Omaha North HS. We were the only OPS school in attendance.

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.

Viking TV April 11th Episode

Viking TV April 20th Episode
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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

Summer 2018 Highlander Code Camp



Omaha North High Magnet School Summer STEM Camps

VEX Robotics Camps

Entering Grades 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:

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.

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.

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

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).