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June 22, 2017

KETV NewsWatch 7: A ground-breaking ceremony was held at Omaha Central High School Thursday morning to announce an $18 million addition, but organizers say the building will not lose its historic look.

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April 5, 2017

KMTV 3 News Now: Central High School is getting a multi-million dollar upgrade. The century old building is getting a 50,000 square foot addition to the east side facing 20th st.

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April 3, 2017

Omaha World-Herald: Construction is slated to start this summer on a new addition for Central High that boosters say will retain the charm of the historic downtown building while providing more space for music, art and a state-of-the-art library.

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May 10, 2016

Omaha World-Herald: "Culture shift helps Eagles finally qualify for Nebraska state soccer tournament just a short walk from school"

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July 7, 2015

Omaha World-Herald: "OPS board indicates support for Central High addition with space for new library, theater"

"The Omaha school board got its first chance Monday night to weigh in on ... " pdf Read More > >

February 10, 2014

Omaha World-Herald: "Club helps teens learn to mix and mingle"

"They high-fived after every bowling try - strike or gutterball ..." pdf Read More > >

November 5, 2013

Omaha Central High Plans $500,000 Legacy Walkway, Plaza

"In a bid to honor its alumni and past staff while creating a useable monument ..." pdf Read More > >

October 10, 2013

Omaha City Council IB Proclamation

"The City Council hereby congratulates the potential IB Diploma candidates at Central High School ..." pdf Omaha City Council IB Proclamation

July 5, 2013

Omaha World-Herald: "At Omaha's Central High, 'Justin' has a lot of true Beliebers"

Saturday night, thousands of Beliebers will spend priceless moments with their hero, Justin Bieber.... pdf Read More > >

May 9, 2013

Omaha World-Herald: "Could you ace the ACT? These students did"

In a hall at Central High School devoted to honoring athletic greatness, a crowd of notables gathered Wednesday to honor academic prowess.... pdf Read More > >

April 18, 2013

Omaha World-Herald: "Grace: Dead or alive, Latin is still a wanted language"

  Deep in enemy territory, the Goddess of War leads me down the ancient hallway of the school where she has reigned for 42 years. Called Miss Ryan by mere mortals, the Goddess... pdf Read More > >

April 3, 2013

Omaha World-Herald: "Buffett Magnet's Bennett to replace Bigsby as Central Principal"

The leader of the Omaha Public Schools' largest middle school will soon lead the district's largest high school ... pdf Read More > >

March 18, 2013

Omaha World-Herald: "Gov. Heineman honors Central High basketball team with official day"

The Omaha Central High School boys basketball team is still doing some of its best work in Lincoln.... pdf Read More > >

March 18, 2013

Governor Dave Heineman

Governor Dave Heineman declares March 18th the official Omaha Central Eagles Basketball Day in honor of the 2013 Boys Basketball State Championship ... pdf Read More > >

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October 22, 2012

NE Prep Zone

Poly will be the opening-round opponent for Omaha Central in December’s City of Palms Classic in Fort Myers, FL... pdf Read More >>

October 1, 2012  

Wireless Capitol Campaign

Bolstering the school's future educational options — not improving state test scores — wasthe aim of a recent capital campaign to install a wireless network at Central High... pdf Read More > >

May 13, 2012

Omaha World-Herald: "Perfect score × 2 for Omaha teen"

For Marika Svolos, perfection took just one try. The junior at Omaha Central High School didn't take test prep classes. She didn't spend months studying... pdf Read More > >

March 6, 2012

Omaha World-Herald Editorial

Look around the country and it's not difficult to find large urban high schools that are floundering... pdf Read More >>