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 […]

Omaha Children’s Museum

May 23, 2016 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Publications

This year, the Omaha Children’s Museum celebrates 40 years of bringing joy, education, and imagination to Omaha youth. The museum has come a long way in 40 years, from starting out in the back of […]

Staying Safe on the Road

May 19, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Education, Family, Publications

Most drivers have been witness to fellow road warriors behaving badly. Whether they cut you off, didn’t use a blinker, sped around you, or some other dangerous offense—chances are you thought, “learn how to drive!” […]

Creating Fine Lines

May 2, 2016 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Publications

Twenty-five years ago, a high-school teacher and a group of self-described misfit teenagers gave birth to a tiny literary journal. It was a document, and project, seemingly as ephemeral as the cheap paper on which […]

Run, Seth, Run!

April 18, 2016 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Publications

Seth Hirsch can be seen at Lake Zorinsky by 6 a.m. most mornings. He’s out there running laps around a lake most of us would struggle to walk once. He’s driven to become the best […]

The Nelson Mandela Way

January 20, 2016 · Posted In: Education, Family, Neighborhoods, North Omaha, Omaha Magazine, Publications

North Omaha may be reversing five decades of capital resources leaving the community with little else but social services coming in. Emerging business, housing, and community projects are spearheading a revitalization, and a new school […]


 
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