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Gaining Knowledge Globally

Isabel Gross, Staff Writer | September 27, 2022

Schools around the world differ in many ways, whether it be student life, learning styles, or curriculum. Some of the norms can come as a culture shock to students that grew up in the US school system. Schools in Europe, East Asia, and South America share the most differences with US schools. According to a new report by the Brown Center on education policy. European exchange students studying in...

Cecelia Vlieger, Staff Writer | September 27, 2022

When thinking about the world as a whole, it seems wildly vast and distant from Omaha, Nebraska. Across the globe, education not only in Nebraska is essential but education everywhere is a much-needed skill to have in life. When thinking about the education we receive it is challenging to pinpoint exactly which way is the “right” way of learning.  Spanish Teacher Jonathan Nelson taught in Colombia...

Education Across Borders

Callie Menke, Staff Writer | September 27, 2022

The first day of school can be extremely overwhelming. But imagine you’re over 4,676 miles away from home, you have to speak a different language, and you don't know anyone. This was the case for Jill V.  Jill V. is a part of the foreign exchange student program. After two years of waiting in the program, she finally came to America from the Netherlands. But before Jill* knew it, she was thrown...

Sadie Hugelman, Staff Writer | May 17, 2022

Jim Sutfin sits behind his desk with his eyes locked on his computer screen. He is in a Twitter battle with the students from his own district and the retweets for a snow day are overwhelming.  After hours of debate and scrolling through comment sections, the snow day is finally called. The Millard students are overjoyed for a day off and Sutfin is happy to connect with students and perform one...

Teagan Lynch, Staff Writer | May 17, 2022

Gameday for athletes means excitement and competition. Seasons get long and busy, and it often proves to be hard for one to keep track of the schedule. Assistant Principal Activities Director Chad Zimmerman is the one in charge of making all of the schedules and organizing events for all the sports, among many other responsibilities. He is a huge part of what keeps MN’s athletic department running. After...

Deeksha Shridher, Staff Writer | May 17, 2022

With the 2021-2022 school year coming to its close, many seniors are looking forward to their new futures in their respective colleges. Leaving high school is bittersweet, where the prospect of a new school also means many goodbyes to the memories made over the past four years. However, this year’s seniors are not the only ones departing from MN. Many teachers and administrators will be leaving...

Elias Pipinos, Sports Editor | April 18, 2022

Weather changes, and that’s a fact, but it’s only a facet of life for people in competitive sports.  As we’ve recently seen in Omaha, weather is indiscernible at times, with drops from promising highs of 60 degrees plummeting low enough for late starts and potential snow days.  The negative effects of rapidly changing weather show for tennis players like Apoorva Kasireddy. “The wind...

Anna Pipinos, Editor-in-Chief | March 1, 2022

“When I go out with my girlfriend, I see other couples who are on dates and are on their phones. [It is] kind of crazy to see how that person can be closer to their phone rather than the person across from them,” senior Blake Rosen** said.   As another year filled with technological advancements passes by, the usage of technology continues to increase. Within the last decade, there was a 70...

Sadie Hugelman, Staff Writer | March 1, 2022

Remember that time you were walking in the hallway and all you wanted was to get to class in a timely manner, but a couple couldn’t help but foreshow their love for each other right in your path to class?  Perhaps it’s just because of Valentine’s Day or maybe they are just comfortable enough in their relationship to showcase it to their peers. Either way, this uncomfortable position they...

Asim Adhikary, Staff Writer | March 1, 2022

"It's kind of like an extra friend, someone to talk to and lean on. It's someone you like, and they like you back, and you just enjoy each other's company," senior Addison Zhang said.  It starts as a crush, following their Instagram and texting back as soon as you hear that notification. Then, sooner or later, you find yourself being late to class, changing your walking schedule just so you can...