Benson High News

Schools Return to In-Person Learning

Malaya Clark-Washington

October 27, 2020

According to OPS’ Health and Safety Newsletter, the students and staff need to be safe all times.  The district wants to stop the spreading and wants the students to be at school so they can learn better.  OPS said COVID-19...

Places to get COVID-19 Tested

JaVell Mapp-David

October 21, 2020

With the US leading the world in COVID-19 cases and Nebraska COVID-19 cases going up, the chances of someone contacting it is higher. Even saying quarantined in your home there are still ways you can contact the virus by ordering thing...

Vice Presidential Candidates Square Off

Alani Cuadra

October 21, 2020

  The vice-presidential candidates, Sen. Kamala Harris, and current Vice President Mike Pence squared off at Kingsbury Hall at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. The Oct. 7 debate was moderated by Susan Page, USA to...

Libraries reopen across town

JaVell Mapp-David

October 5, 2020

Select Omaha Public Libraries are now reopening and are available for full service: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch, Charles B. Washington Branch, Millard Branch, Milton R. Abrahams Branch and Willa Cather Branch reopened on Sep...

Spanish Club meets online

JaVell Mapp-David

October 5, 2020

OPS school clubs have been limited, but not extinct, because of virtual learning. The Spanish Club held by Mrs. Lobato is going to be held virtually. Starting Sept. 21, Spanish club will be meeting once a month.  T...

Gardner commits suicide

JaVell Mapp-David

October 5, 2020

  After the grand jury looked at the evidence and interviewed witnesses, they announced that Jake Gardner was charged with manslaughter. Gardner was indicted and was supposed to turn himself in on Sept. 20.  On ...

City Council continues mask mandate

JaVell Mapp-David

October 5, 2020

On Sept. 15, the mask mandate was to expire. Omaha’s mask requirement has been extended until Oct 20 because Omaha COVID-19 cases have raised from 7.4% to 9.5%.  August was the month the mask mandate started. Any in...

Kids should learn their voting rights

Tah Si Soe Thaw

September 29, 2020

For someone like Valerie Stoj, who works as a Public Relation Coordinator in the Douglas County Election Commission center, believes that kids should be more informed about their voting rights. “People in general should be...

Students Protest Lack of Sports

Michael White

September 16, 2020

Earlier last week, students got together to protest at the TAC building. OPS students are upset over the cancellation of fall sports. Students showed up at the Tac building to protest the cancellation of sports holding signs...

Downtown Protest

JaVell Mapp-David

September 16, 2020

Protests here, protests there, protests everywhere, especially over police brutality.  What was used to be uncommon is now an everyday occurrence in the Old Market.  Even though the protests in Omaha have been calm...

Seniors Registering to Vote

Tah Si Soe Thaw

September 14, 2020

As the approaching date of the election gets closer, some 17 and 18-year-olds are ready to register for voting. Most of them start off by registering online and some via mail. When doing so, they’re asked about their personal...

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February 11, 2020

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