A review of Omaha Public Schools Board of Education meetings. 
April 11, 2019

Following each Board of Education Meeting, the Office of District Communications recaps the board meeting in the Board Digest.
Board of Education Workshop
Student Assignment Plan - Boundary Process Update
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Last night, the Board of Education held a workshop to hear updates regarding the Boundary Change Process. The Omaha Public Schools recognizes and supports the need for planning for the future of our school district. The District needs to adjust boundaries to accommodate the opening of five new schools.

Throughout the past several months, a series of meetings and focus groups were held with representatives from the community, staff and families to assist in the development of a redistricting boundary plan. A compilation of the boundary options created during those meetings were presented at the workshop. They will also be presented to the community at several upcoming community-wide meetings.

Parents, staff and community are invited to participate in the upcoming open community meetings regarding  proposed changes to south Omaha elementary and middle school attendance boundaries and the high school attendance boundaries to accommodate adding the new schools. The dates, times and locations of the meetings are as follows:

Proposed South Omaha Elementary/ Middle School Boundary Changes
South High Magnet School - Gym
4519 S. 24 St.
April 16
6-8 p.m.

Proposed High School Boundary Changes
Burke High School - Gym
12200 Burke Blvd.
April 22
6-8 p.m.
 
South High Magnet School - Gym
4519 S. 24 St.
April 23
6-8 p.m.

Central High School - Cafeteria
124 N. 20 St.
April 29
6-8 p.m.

Northwest High Magnet - Cafeteria
8204 Crown Point Ave.
April 30
6-8 p.m.
North High Magnet - Viking Center
4410 N. 36 St.
May 6
6-8 p.m.
 
Benson High Magnet - Cafeteria
5120 Maple St.
May 7
6-8 p.m.
 
Bryan High School - Library
4700 Giles Road
May 8
6-8 p.m.
The information presented at each of the high school meetings will be the same.

The success of this planning process requires involvement by all facets of the community and we encourage you to attend one of these meetings to share any input or concerns you may have.

After a review of all information obtained during the open community meetings, final boundary options will be presented to the OPS Board of Education for review and a final vote sometime this fall.

To view the boundary process presentation, click here.

To view the three proposed high school boundary options, click here.

To view the three proposed elementary and middle school boundary options for South Omaha, click here .
Important Information for OPS Staff
CHI Health and Omaha Public Schools partner to honor teachers across the OPS district
CHI Health wants nominations of Omaha Public Schools teachers changing the lives of students. Each month, they’ll surprise a Top Teacher nominee with a treat basket for the teacher's lounge and a personal gift card. CHI will draw winners on the last Friday of the month. CHI Health will select winners from three different grade levels across the district.
 
Anyone can nominate a Top Teacher at  CHIhealth.com/TopTeachers .
Next OPS Board of Education Meeting
The next regularly scheduled Board Meeting will take place on April 15. It is tentatively scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.
 
Board of Education Agenda
To review previous Board of Education agendas, click here.

How Can I Watch a Previous Board of Education Meeting?
The video from the meeting will be available by the Wednesday at noon following the meeting. The video can be viewed by clicking here.
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