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feature story imageThe Tuskegee Airmen

Surviving Tuskegee Airman Cpl. Robert Holts featured in next 'Live from Wahoo' event

Next assembly scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 24

For the 2015-2016 school year, the ESU2 Distance Learning Cooperative has initiated Live from Wahoo,  an annual series of extraordinary student enrichment and professional development events. The next Live from Wahoo event will be on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 , featuring retired Cpl. Robert Holts, the last surviving Nebraska Tuskegee Airman. This session, intended for middle and high school audiences, is scheduled from 1:30-2:30 p.m. The Tuskegee Airmen were among the first African American pilots allowed to fly in the U.S. military during World War II, still a time of segregation and discrimination.  Robert D. Rose, president of the the . . .

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feature story imageWinners of the 2016 WHS Poetry Out Loud competition are, from left, Matt Dobesh (1st), Savanna Bruce (2nd), and Sydney Holdsworth (3rd). Dobesh advances to the Feb.13 state regionals at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha.

Matt Dobesh edges Savanna Bruce to capture 2nd straight title @ WHS Poetry Out Loud Finals

Sydney Holdsworth takes 3rd

When speaking of the value of poetry, Oprah Winfrey once stated that “a great poem can move you, shake you, and remind you what it is to be human.” As was illustrated on the stage on Thursday, Feb. 4, the same holds true for some WHS students. Junior Matt Dobesh won the Wahoo High School Poetry Out Loud . . .

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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 . . .

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