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feature story imageWHS sophomore Sydney Holdsworth (pictured above, far right) was selected to participate in the 2016 UNL Winter Festival for Winds and Percussion.

Holdsworth performs in 2016 UNL Winter Festival for Winds and Percussion

WHS sophomore's instrumental talents continue to pay dividends

Last weekend, WHS sophomore Sydney Holdsworth was a participant in the University of Nebraska at Lincoln’s Winter Festival for Winds and Percussion . The Winter Festival is a unique concert band and chamber ensemble festival for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. The festival is designed to give participants an outstanding and comprehensive playing experience. Festival participants are chosen through a recorded audition process. Students attending the festival are involved in three different ensembles: an honor band, a chamber ensemble coached by one of the Glenn Korff School of Music 's talented applied wind and percussion faculty, . . .

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feature story imageSaunders Co. resident Dwight Hanson recently spoke with 3rd graders about his volunteer work with Engineers without Borders.

Saunders Co. resident teaches 3rd graders about 'Engineers without Borders'

Dwight Hanson talks about his volunteer experiences in Uganda

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to visit Africa? The third grade students of Wahoo Elementary got a taste of the African culture on Monday, Feb. 1, when Dwight Hanson visited their classes to share his experiences in Uganda . Hanson is a Saunders County resident who shares his expertise on water systems with the . . .

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feature story imageFour WHS students and two instructors attended President Barack Obama's address during a visit to Omaha on Jan. 13, 2015.

Six WHS students/staff attend President Obama's Jan. 13 speech @ UNO

President makes first official visit to Omaha as President; addresses economy, technology, national security & democracy

Fresh off of his final State of the Union address, President Barack Obama visited Omaha on Wednesday, January 13, and four Wahoo High School students had the opportunity of a lifetime to see him in person. WHS seniors Tyler Timm and Josh Johnson, and juniors Jack Maass and Ryan Volin, made the trek to the Baxter Arena on the campus . . .

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