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WHS presents 2023 musical 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' March 30-April 2

Advance tickets available online now

Wahoo High School Presents ------------ "We are so proud of the hard work and dedication these students are putting in to make this show the best it can be. Come support the wonderful talents these students have to offer!" --WHS Musical Director Leighton Ware ------------ PERFORMANCE DATES Thursday, March 30 @ 7:00 p.m. Friday, March 31 @ 7:00 p.m. Saturday, April 1 @ 7:00 p.m. Sunday, April 2 @ 2:00 p.m. TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR SALE ONLINE @ https://gofan.co/app/school/NE21255 ADVANCE TICKETS $10 Students  •  $12 Adults (tickets will be $14 at the door) . . .

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Midland University/Pinnacle Bank announces 2023 leadership award winners

Four WHS students honored as "Outstanding High School Leaders" & awarded $25,000 renewable scholarships!

Pinnacle Bank and Midland University recently announced the winners of the 2023 Pinnacle Bank/Midland University Outstanding High School Leaders Award. The award is presented to Nebraska high school juniors to acknowledge leadership ability and achievement, skills vital to future endeavors, and desired qualities at Pinnacle Bank and Midland University. Four Wahoo High School juniors were among 52 students in the area selected to receive the award for 20223: Kenton Longenecker, Jesse Stebbing, Teagan Watts, and Avery Wieting . Each honoree was nominated by WHS staff members. They then completed an application process, which included writing essays, and . . .

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District posts updates of upcoming construction/renovation projects

Ground breaks for new middle/high school addition by end of March; please note traffic flow modifications during construction

March 15, 2023 Wahoo Public Schools is excited to present and share the plans for the upcoming construction/renovation to take place in our buildings. Work will be done across campus, with a majority done at the middle school/high school building and site. On this webpage, we will share plans/renderings, updates, and pictures of progress on a regular basis. Initial earthwork is anticipated to start before the end of March, 2023, and completion of the project is anticipated to be December, 2024. Important aspects of the project include:      1)    Additional classroom space along with three CTE lab areas . . .

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1,400 Nebraska students hear first-hand accounts of Holocaust survival

Holocaust survivor Peter Metzelaar & second-generation survivor Dr. Steven Wees share their stories of enduring one of history's darkest chapters

The Wahoo Public Schools, in cooperation with Educational Service Unit #2 in Fremont, was honored to once again work with the Institute for Holocaust Education ( IHE ) in Omaha to host two assemblies on Tuesday, March 21, in recognition of the 2023 Week of Understanding . In the morning assembly, Holocaust survivor Peter Metzelaar , from Seattle, WA, shared his story of how he and his mother survived this dark chapter of history thanks to those who risked their own lives to shelter them from the Nazis. The rest of his family perished. For the afternoon session, Dr. Steven Wees of Omaha shared the story of his mother, Elizabeth Wees , who passed away . . .

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WHS Career Exploration Opportunities (CEOs) Program spotlights growth

Student internships now available through 12 area businesses

The Career Exploration Opportunities (CEOs) Program began in 2017 with two students at two Wahoo area businesses. As of today, 66 students have participated and we have 12 businesses with internship programs. This opportunity helps students explore and discover their passions, confidence, and skills through a worksite experience in a career area of interest. The following students are currently spending 4+ hours each week learning outside of the classroom: Autumn Iversen at GSC, LLC Myranda Lihs at Wahoo Newspaper Kolby Arehart at City of Wahoo Utilities Kaleb Broome and Ella Lacy at Wahoo Elementary Sam Biggerstaff at Found . . .

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