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Staff/students mourn loss of Mason Triplett

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Wahoo Elementary 5th grader fondly remembered for his kindness, fun-loving nature, and contagious smile

A tragedy at the intersection of 23rd and Chestnut Streets has claimed the life of Wahoo Elementary 5th Grader Mason Triplett, a student who always had a contagious smile on his face . . . a student who has, over the years, brightened the . . .

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Miss Nebraska visits Miss Richard's 2nd grade students

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Sara Hollins reads to students & encourages them to never give up on dreams

Miss Richards' 2nd grade students recently welcomed 2016 Miss Nebraska Sara Hollins to their classroom. Hollins, an Omaha native who was crowned as the new Miss Nebraska back in January, read the book Oh, the Places . . .

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Elementary students build skills during Science Olympiad

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Four Wahoo students attend annual experience at Midland University

Two elementary school students sat on the rubber floor inside of Hopkins Arena at Midland University and dropped pennies into a makeshift boat made from a small square of tinfoil. Asher Endorf, from North Bend Central, counted . . .

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Wahoo Elementary student named finalist in zoo poster competition

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Havlovic's artwork selected among top 19 out of over 2,800 submissions!

Third graders from Wahoo Elementary participated in the Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium 's 2014 Poster Contest. Students were asked to design a poster on 12" x 18" paper that reflects their favorite zoo experience. Overall, over . . .

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10-year-old back in the saddle after horse injury

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At 10, Jack Berggren is an experienced hand with horses. He knows the joy of riding, the thrill of competing and the daily work of caring for horses. Jack also knows the injury horses can cause. “He became interested in them . . .

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Mrs. Beaver Rocks!

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Westroads Mall Awards WPS Kindergarten Teacher with $500 Gift Card

One of our own has been named "Favorite Teacher" in the 2013 Celebrate Teachers program, sponsored by Westroads Mall in Omaha. In recognition of National Teacher's Day on May 7, Westroads Mall awarded Mrs. Andrea Beaver, a kindergarten . . .

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Mrs. Beaver's Kindergarten Class Shares Reading Skills with Care Center

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Residents Enjoy Story Time with Students

Mrs. Beaver's kindergarten class recently took some time in the afternoon to go read to some of the residents at the Saunders County Care Center.   Each child took a few books to read. The kids had a great time and are excited to . . .

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NE First Lady Holds Story Hour with Wahoo Elementary Students

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Other Nebraska Schools Join Feb. 27 Event Via Video Conferencing Technology

The letter A is for Arbor Day in Nebraska author Rajean Leubs and illustrator Sandy Appleoff's Discover America State by State Alphabet Series, but it was F for Nebraska's First Lady on February 27 when over 200 elementary students at . . .

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Wahoo Native Dean Jacobs Shares World Travels with Elementary Students

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PTO-Sponsored Visit Encourages Students to Follow Their Dreams

“Never give up on your dreams!” This was the message from globetrotting photographer Dean Jacobs to students gathered to hear his tales of adventure and exploration. On Tuesday, Feb. 19, Wahoo Elementary was fortunate enough . . .

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Wahoo Native Dean Jacobs Pursues His Dreams by Traveling the Globe

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Jacobs Set for Feb. 19 Presentation at Wahoo Elementary

Since 2001, Dean Jacobs has spent four and a half years traversing across the globe exploring over 51 countries on a low budget adventure, propelled by a desire to understand the world we share. Jacobs was born in Wahoo, Neb. After . . .

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K/1 Performs "Flakes!" for 2011 Christmas Program

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Video Posted

On December 12, the K-1 grades performed their 2011 Christmas program.   The Dolce Voce choir started the show off with two familiar songs to get the crowd into the Christmas spirit. They were followed by the Kindergarten class, who . . .

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2nd Graders Lift the Spirits of Two Distraught Elves

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Students Agree to Write Letters to Santa's Hard Workers

It is tradition that kids all over the world write letters during Christmas. But why are all those letters written specifically to Santa? What about all those little people behind the scenes? Two visitors straight from the North Pole . . .

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Three WES 5th Graders Chosen for 2011 NMEA Children's All-State Choir

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Students Work with Nationally Renowned Clinician

On November 17, 2011, three Wahoo Elementary students attended the Nebraska Music Educator’s Association (NMEA) Children’s All-State Choir.   Kameron Maldaner, Cali Britton, and Emily Obert all participated in this select choir . . .

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Fifth Graders Take "Wiggly" Kindergartners under Their Wings

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Students Take Book Buddy Concept to New Heights!

More than just Book Buddies!   Mrs. Verna Rezac's fifth graders and Mrs. Kim Thrasher's kindergartners are more than just neighbors this year, they are book buddies.   This year their classes are right across the . . .

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Wahoo Wrestling Club Earns Sportsmanship Award at Waverly

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On Saturday, March 27, the WClub wrestlers competed at Waverly for the Waverly Club Invitational. The invitational was an all-day event that paired wrestlers from towns all around the state. Each year the officials that work for the . . .

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Kindergarten and 1st Grade Performs "Home for the Holidays" for 2009 Christmas Concert

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Did You Miss the Performance? Watch It Below!

On December 14 the kindergarten and 1st graders performed their holiday concert “Home for the Holidays.” The story is about a family trying to get home for Christmas, but everything is snowed out or closed. They take a magical ride . . .

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Video PSA Created to Help Battle a Disturbing Childhood Hygiene Issue

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The Word "Booger" Makes Its Debut on the WPS Web Site

Boogie the Booger teaches little pickers and flickers the healthy way to blow their nose using a Booger Ghost. Boogie knows that most people think that he's gross, and some people even call him a snot. But he doesn't feel bad because he . . .

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Wahoo Elementary 1st Grade Teacher Kelly Meyer Chosen as Lincoln Journal Star's A+ Educator of the Week

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Meyer Nominated by Parents

Last spring, Ann Crocket nominated Mrs. Kelly Meyer for the A+ educator of the week. Ann said, "Mrs. Meyer is so well loved by her students and their parents that it is only fitting she be nominated by her entire class and their . . .

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Three Wahoo Elementary 4th Graders Win Annual Americanism Essay Contest

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Schleiger Takes Top Prize

The American Legion Auxiliary of Wahoo, Unit 82, sponsors an annual Americanism Essay Contest, based on a theme announced each Spring. This year’s theme was “Soldiers Past and Present – America Honor Your Veterans.” The local . . .

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Wahoo 2nd Graders Let Loose with "Moose Song" Entertainment

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Juicy Moose Performance Now Live on the Net

These second graders from Wahoo Elementary have enjoyed singing a funny song about a moose who drank a lot of juice. One of the mothers taught them the silly song when she was substituting in music class. They have been singing it since! . . .

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Elementary Students Attend Bullying Conference

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4th Graders to Share What They Learned in School Skit

“Kids CAN…Stop Bullying!!” was a one-day bullying prevention leadership conference for 4th grade students held on October 16 in Fremont.  Six students from Wahoo Elementary’s fourth grade classes attended . . .

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Five Wahoo Elementary Students Selected for State Children's Honor Choir

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November 15 Concert Sponsored by the NE Choral Directors Association

The Nebraska Choral Directors Association is proud to sponsor the 2008 Sing Around Nebraska Children’s Honor Choir. This event will be held on November 14-15 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts in Lincoln, Nebraska. The choir of 150 . . .

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Wahoo Elementary Teacher Chosen as Lincoln Journal Star's A+ Educator of the Week

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Mary Larsen Nominated for the Honor by a Former Student

"I'd like to nominate Mrs. Mary Larsen for teacher of the week," writes Christy Zheng, one of Mrs. Larsen's former students. Christy Zheng came to America when she was five years old and was enrolled in mrs. Larsen's kindergarten . . .

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MADD Poster Contest Winners Announced

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Elementary Students Help Spread Important Message

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2005 winners of the MADD poster contest. Kelsi Anderson was awarded 1st Place, Jesse Dorer was awarded 3rd place, and Haley Jones was given Honorable Mention. This was in the 4th and 5th grade category. There was an . . .

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Wahoo Fourth Grader Learns to Overcome Life's Obstacles

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Russ Hoops It Up with the Nebraska Red Dawgs

"He shoots! He scores!" the announcer screams over the buzzer as the three-point shot swooshes through the nylon net of the hoop. The player wheels back to his teammates for a couple of high fives before the halftime break begins. . . .

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WPS Third Grade Teacher Gets Showered by Her Students

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Kids Defy All Odds by Keeping the Secret for Over a Month!

"Love is something you fall into," wrote Hannah S. of Ms. Diane Ray's third grade class. The class designed a book titled "Love Is . . ." with quotes written from her students for Ray to read and enjoy on her surprise bridal shower, held in . . .

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New Life Begins in Kindergarten Classroom

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Students Observe Hatching of Baby Chicks

Excitement is always present in a kindergarten classroom, but on November 30 the kids in Mrs. Britton's class were more riled up than ever! Despite the coldness of winter, with the new month came new life in the form of eight baby chickens. . . .

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Three Elementary Students Place in State Fair Art Exhibit

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First, Third, and Sixth Place Ribbons Awarded

    Three Wahoo Elementary students have placed in the 2005 Nebraska State Fair Art Exhibit.     WES third grader Lindsey H. won the first place ribbon, along with a wooden plaque and a $100 . . .

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