Lincoln Public Schools Hot Topics: Jan.7, 2019

Second semester Second semester begins for Lincoln Public Schools on Monday, Jan. 7.  The last day of second semester is May 23. 2. Superintendent’s Facilities Advisory Committee – For more information: Liz Standish, In mid-January, Lincoln Public Schools Superintendent Steve Joel is calling together the 2019 Superintendent’s Facility Advisory Committee (SFAC), made up of about […]

Lincoln Public Schools Hot Topics: Dec. 17, 2018

Semester close The last day of classes at Lincoln Public Schools for first semester, 2018-19 falls on Thursday, Dec. 20 – and second semester begins on Monday, Jan. 7. 2. Preliminary 10-Year Facilities and Infrastructure Plan – For more information: Liz Standish, The Lincoln Board of Education started to set the stage for a potential […]

Lincoln Public Schools Hot Topics: Dec. 3, 2018

Rousseau honored nationally as Blue Ribbon School – For more information: Randolph Principal Wendy Badje, Rousseau Elementary School has been named a 2018 Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education, one of only four in Nebraska and 349 nationwide. The school in south Lincoln went through a rigorous application and review process that […]

Lincoln Public Schools Hot Topics: Nov. 19, 2018

LPS celebrates Veterans Day throughout our community – For more information: Jaci Kellison, Lincoln Public Schools staff members and students celebrated Veterans Day throughout our community with parades, guest speakers, patriotic music, special guests and more.  Our stories, photos and video are located at: 2. Middle school resource officers join our ranks – For more information: […]

LPS Hot Topics: Nov. 5, 2018

Student Vote 2018: ‘Voting matters because everyone’s voice matters’ For more information: Jaci Kellison, More than 20,500 students across Lincoln cast their electronic ballots on Nov. 1 students the chance to participate in a mock election using the same local ballot that voters will see Nov. 6.  Students in grades four through 12 at […]

Lincoln Public Schools Hot Topics: Oct. 8, 2018

  Student enrollment at LPS continues to climb –For more information: Matt Larsen, Student enrollment at Lincoln Public Schools continues to rise, with historic new highs this school year: 42,035 students are attending the school district in 2018-19, an increase of 275 students since last year – and the first time enrollment has surpassed […]

Hot Topics, Sept. 3, 2018

1. Community Open Forums to continue high school conversation – For more information: Liz Standish, Lincoln Public Schools will host four Open Forums this fall throughout the community to gain broader engagement on the question of how to best serve current and future LPS high school students. Last year LPS convened a community/LPS High […]

Hot Topics, August 20, 2018

First Day Thank you for the rockin’ first day of classes for Lincoln Public Schools: Monday, August 13.   Check out all of the awesome photos and videos on our website: 2. New level of safety and security at LPS  – For more information: Liz Standish, As the new school year started, the Lincoln Board […]

Hot Topics, August 6, 2018

New school year The 2018-19 school year for Lincoln Public Schools officially begins when students arrive on Monday, August 13.  For high schools, that day is reserved for ninth graders, and sophomores, juniors and seniors join them on Tuesday, August 14. 2. Welcome Back rally – For more information: Steve Joel, Lincoln Public Schools […]

Hot Topics, July 16, 2018

Summer school graduation – For more information: Russ Uhing, For much of June and July, hundreds of students walked through the doors of Lincoln North Star High School most weekday mornings to attend summer school. Last week, a proud group of those students walked away from the school clutching in their hands the reason […]

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