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Posted: Saturday, May 3, 2014 12:00 am

Field trip: Holy Name students attended the Nebraska Science Festival 2014 at the Durham Museum. The day began with the “Dancing Scientist” and continued with stations on a variety of science topics. The students were able to watch demonstrations and participate in hands-on lessons. The students were given T-shirts and backpacks, and a few gifts and handouts by the presenters.

Green Ribbon Award: The Omaha school district was recently named a 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools District Sustainability Award winner by acting Chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Mike Boots and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. The district is one of nine in the United States to receive the award this year.

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