Reach for the Stars

April 27, 2017 · Posted In: Education, Family Guide, Parenting

College has become increasingly expensive. A semester at the University of Nebraska at Omaha now costs more than $3,000, leaving many parents—and students—wondering how to increase their ROI on college expenditure. One of the best […]

Austen Hill

Posted In: Education, Family Guide

Austen Hill knows that camping is an exciting, even vital, part of kids’ summers. He does his part to make sure the Papio NRD camps stay exciting. “I like to do different activities that they […]

How Omaha Railroaded Council Bluffs

April 6, 2017 · Posted In: Education, Omaha Magazine, Places

Thirteen years before Nebraska achieved statehood in 1867, a group of Council Bluffs businessmen helped establish “Omaha City.” They didn’t view Omaha as a rival to Council Bluffs; rather, they saw Omaha as a prime […]

W. Dale Clark Library: A Reflection of Omaha

February 21, 2017 · Posted In: Education, Omaha Magazine, Places

Why  are  libraries  relevant? For Rem Koolhaas, international architect and designer of one of America’s premier libraries in Seattle, “in an age where information can be accessed anywhere, it is the simultaneity of all media […]

Laura Kirschenbaum

January 13, 2017 · Posted In: Education, Family, Family Guide

Laura Kirshenbaum is a straight-A student, but it is not good grades that her mother talks about first when describing her daughter’s scholarly accomplishments. “It’s comments that teachers make. It’s wonderful hearing about how she […]

At the Heart of St. Matthew

November 15, 2016 · Posted In: Education, Family, Family Guide

“When I see a student no longer having to struggle to read or do a math problem—that is why I teach. They take so much pride in them-selves when they become independent in their thinking.” […]

Nurturing Young Artists in North Omaha

August 26, 2016 · Posted In: Education, Family, Family Guide, Publications

Within one year of establishing The Union of Contemporary Art in 2011, its founder and executive director, Brigitte McQueen Shew, noticed neighborhood kids arriving unexpectedly at the arts facility on North 24th Street. The Union […]

Andrew Easton

Posted In: Education, Family, Family Guide, Publications

Andrew Easton taught students how to create projects from wood. His son, Andrew W. Easton, taught students how to properly create a balance sheet and how to use their left pinkie fingers to type the […]

Boys & Girls Club is Served by Girl Scouts

July 25, 2016 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Publications

A group of sixth-grade girls sit around a table in the St. James/Seton Parish Hall. They are all members of Girl Scout Troop No. 44138.  Most of them have been friends and Girl Scout members […]

Combining Soccer, Golf, and Fun

May 27, 2016 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Publications

May is the perfect season to hit the golf course. The average high temperatures are in the 70s and the wind tends to stick to no more than a breeze. This would be a good […]


 
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