Each week, see pictures of area students, parents and teachers as they navigate through the 2015-16 academic year. Have photos of your school's pep rally, dance or just everyday school life? Send them our way to goodnews@owh.com.

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Music filled the gym at St. Bernard Catholic School as Marian High School serenaded the students with their hand bell choir and their band.

Music filled the gym at St. Bernard Catholic School as Marian High School serenaded the students with their hand bell choir and their band.

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High Ability Learners junior high students interested in athletic training visited with new Papillion-La Vista Community Schools Cooperation BEST Business Partner Gina V PT (Physical Therapy).

High Ability Learners junior high students interested in athletic training visited with new Papillion-La Vista Community Schools Cooperation BEST Business Partner Gina V PT (Physical Therapy).

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St. Margaret Mary fourth-graders, along with their parents, recently celebrated the completion of one-half of their elementary school education with a night of country music and dancing. The Halfway Hoedown was an evening of dinner, dancing, family portraits, souvenirs and fun. This is the 16th year the event has been held. In preparation for the event, Physical Education teacher Sherri Vollmer taught the students a variety of dances. She also served as the caller. Families enjoyed kicking up their hills and celebrating an educational milestone.

St. Margaret Mary fourth-graders, along with their parents, recently celebrated the completion of one-half of their elementary school education with a night of country music and dancing. The Halfway Hoedown was an evening of dinner, dancing, family portraits, souvenirs and fun. This is the 16th year the event has been held. In preparation for the event, Physical Education teacher Sherri Vollmer taught the students a variety of dances. She also served as the caller. Families enjoyed kicking up their hills and celebrating an educational milestone.

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St. Margaret Mary fourth-graders, along with their parents, recently celebrated the completion of one-half of their elementary school education with a night of country music and dancing. The Halfway Hoedown was an evening of dinner, dancing, family portraits, souvenirs and fun. This is the 16th year the event has been held. In preparation for the event, Physical Education teacher Sherri Vollmer taught the students a variety of dances. She also served as the caller. Families enjoyed kicking up their hills and celebrating an educational milestone.

St. Margaret Mary fourth-graders, along with their parents, recently celebrated the completion of one-half of their elementary school education with a night of country music and dancing. The Halfway Hoedown was an evening of dinner, dancing, family portraits, souvenirs and fun. This is the 16th year the event has been held. In preparation for the event, Physical Education teacher Sherri Vollmer taught the students a variety of dances. She also served as the caller. Families enjoyed kicking up their hills and celebrating an educational milestone.

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St. Margaret Mary fourth-graders, along with their parents, recently celebrated the completion of one-half of their elementary school education with a night of country music and dancing. The Halfway Hoedown was an evening of dinner, dancing, family portraits, souvenirs and fun. This is the 16th year the event has been held. In preparation for the event, Physical Education teacher Sherri Vollmer taught the students a variety of dances. She also served as the caller. Families enjoyed kicking up their hills and celebrating an educational milestone.

St. Margaret Mary fourth-graders, along with their parents, recently celebrated the completion of one-half of their elementary school education with a night of country music and dancing. The Halfway Hoedown was an evening of dinner, dancing, family portraits, souvenirs and fun. This is the 16th year the event has been held. In preparation for the event, Physical Education teacher Sherri Vollmer taught the students a variety of dances. She also served as the caller. Families enjoyed kicking up their hills and celebrating an educational milestone.

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On Feb. 3, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation naming Feb. 22-26 Week of the Gifted Child in Nebraska. PLC Schools student Karoline Ford presented Governor Ricketts with the proclamation document to sign. Pictured (left to right): Virginia Harford, Nebraska Association of the Gifted Board Member, Mary Duffy Nebraska Department of Education High Ability Learners Coordinator, Elizabeth Ford, Bell Elementary student, Spencer Ford, Bell Elementary student, Karoline Ford, Papillion La Vista South High School student, Governor Ricketts and Elizabeth Maloney, Papillion-La Vista Community Schools High Ability Learner teacher.

On Feb. 3, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation naming Feb. 22-26 Week of the Gifted Child in Nebraska. PLC Schools student Karoline Ford presented Governor Ricketts with the proclamation document to sign. Pictured (left to right): Virginia Harford, Nebraska Association of the Gifted Board Member, Mary Duffy Nebraska Department of Education High Ability Learners Coordinator, Elizabeth Ford, Bell Elementary student, Spencer Ford, Bell Elementary student, Karoline Ford, Papillion La Vista South High School student, Governor Ricketts and Elizabeth Maloney, Papillion-La Vista Community Schools High Ability Learner teacher.

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Jimmy Krayneski (center) reads a book with his parents Vicki and Tony Krayneski at the Carriage Hill One School, One Book kick-off.

Jimmy Krayneski (center) reads a book with his parents Vicki and Tony Krayneski at the Carriage Hill One School, One Book kick-off.

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St. Bernard Catholic School students pray for others during Lent and await mass in the school chapel.

St. Bernard Catholic School students pray for others during Lent and await mass in the school chapel.

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Kindergartners from Washington Elementary in Fremont work on district sight words before breakfast.

Kindergartners from Washington Elementary in Fremont work on district sight words before breakfast.

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