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Featured New Staff - Mrs. Lynn Wattier

October 11, 2021

Lynn (Parks) Wattier is a familiar face to the Eagle family.  Lynn graduated from O'Neill High School in 1993.  She joins the OPS staff as a paraeducator as well as co-sponsoring the cheerleaders.  Lynn and her husband Eric . . . read more

Featured New Staff - Mariah (Mo) Utter

October 5, 2021

Mariah Utter, more commonly known as Mo, has joined the Eagle family as the Elementary Art and Technology teacher.  Mo grew up in Brewster and graduated from Fort Hays State.  This will be her first year teaching.  Previously . . . read more

Featured New Staff - Mrs. Jill Romesser

September 27, 2021

Jill Romesser has joined the O'Neill family as the special education van driver.  Jill is married to Aaron Romesser.  They have four children attending OPS, Brayden, Hailey, Jailyn, and Coltyn.  We are excited to . . . read more

Featured New Staff - Mr. Shane Kruse

September 20, 2021

Welcome Back to Mr. Shane Kruse!  Mr. Kruse was the Elementary Art teacher a few years ago.  He left O'Neill to be closer to family and as fate would have it, he was able to move back to the area and join O'Neill Public . . . read more

Featured New Staff - Mrs. Chelsea Bertschinger

September 8, 2021

Mrs. Chelsea Bertschinger is new to O'Neill Public Schools.  She will be teaching third grade and language arts.  Chelsea is a graduate from Creighton High School and Wayne State College.  She and her husband recently . . . read more

Featured New Staff - Mr. Nick Arlt

August 30, 2021

Mr. Nick Arlt has joined the 6th Grade Team at O'Neill Elementary School.  Nick's hometown is Oakland, Nebraska and is a graduate of Wayne State College!  He has previously taught math at Schuyler Middle School.  He is . . . read more

First Student - Now Hiring School Bus Drivers

August 27, 2021

First Student is now hiring school bus drivers. Paid Training! Competitive Starting Wages Sign-On Bonus (Conditions Apply) Apply Online at Workatfirst.com read more

Featured New Staff - Mrs. Katie Oberle

August 23, 2021

Mrs. Katie Oberle has joined the Jr-Sr High School staff as an English teacher and yearbook sponsor.  Katie is very familiar to the Eagle family, as she grew up here and graduated from O'Neill High School.  Katie . . . read more

Featured New Staff - Mrs. DeAnna Clifton

August 16, 2021

Mrs. DeAnna Clifton will be joining the Special Education staff at O'Neill Public Schools for the 2021-2022 school year.  DeAnna has been teaching special education for 17 years, previously at Neligh-Oakdale and most recently as . . . read more

Featured New Staff - Mrs. Kara Dusatko

August 9, 2021

Mrs. Kara Dusatko will be joining the Elementary staff as a 6th Grade Teacher.  She grew up in Pierce, Nebraska and graduated from Northeast Community College, Wayne State and received her Masters degree from Doane in Crete, . . . read more

Featured New Staff - Mr. William Wragge

August 2, 2021

O'Neill Public Schools is excited to welcome Mr. William Wragge as the new Junior-Senior High School Principal. Mr. Will Wragge, a Pierce, Nebraska native and a Wayne State College graduate, comes to us from Riverside Public . . . read more

Back to School Information

July 28, 2021

The 2021-2022 school year is just around the corner.  We are excited to welcome back staff and students on Tuesday, August 17th.  Click the below links to reference notices that were mailed to families.   . . . read more

Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plans for the 2021-2022 School Year

July 1, 2021

O'Neill Public Schools has updated our Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plans for the 2021-2022 school year.  Please review these drafts and share your thoughts via the survey link or in person at our . . . read more

NSAA Pre-Participation Physical Examinations

May 11, 2021

Physical Examinations will be required for all incoming 7th-12th grade students participating in sports during the 2021-2022 school year.  Avera Medical Group, Elkhorn Valley Medicine, and local area chiropractors will be providing sport . . . read more

O'Neill Public School's App Available Now

December 30, 2020

O'Neill Public School's app is live in both the Android and Apple stores!   Click on the link below for direct access to the app. Android Apple     read more

Nebraska Child Care Referral Network

May 5, 2020

Help for Nebraska's Working Parents The ongoing COVID-19 emergency has put parents and child care providers alike under tremendous stain.  Parents - especially those who must still report to work outside their homes - need . . . read more

Walnut Street Theatre

April 12, 2020

For The First Time Ever... America's oldest theater performing an original live cyberplay  entitled, " Finding Our Focus " . . . read more

Enrichment Opportunities

March 19, 2020

O'Neill Public Schools staff have been provided families with Learning Enrichment Opportunities.  Students in Elementary school received packets loaded with activities, while Junior-Senior High School students have been provided . . . read more

Survey Concerning Student Meals During a Potential School Closure

March 13, 2020

We are trying to be as prepared as possible, should we need to close our school for a period of time due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus.  One of our concerns is the availability of food for your children's breakfast and lunch, when . . . read more

All Children Count - Census 2020

March 12, 2020

The U.S. Constitution requires that every 10 years  every person living in the country, regardless of immigration status, is counted.   Your census information is strictly confidential, and your answers cannot be shared . . . read more

Mission Statement Review and Input

November 5, 2019

  O'Neill Public Schools is reviewing its mission statement, and would like the community's assistance.  Please take the opinion survey by clicking on the link here . read more

2019-2020 Back to School

August 12, 2019

Click here to view Back to School details. read more

OHS Give Back Campaign

July 10, 2019

Help OHS continue to be an incubator for student success. We need YOU to help  #OHSgiveback . Find out more  here .         read more

Stop the Spread of Germs

January 22, 2019

Click here   to read about the importance of notifying the school when your child is sick. read more

Speak Up! 402-961-8012

January 7, 2019

Speak Up! is an anonymous anti-bullying monitoring and management platform enabling students, parents and community members to report bullying and cyber-bullying incidents.   This two-way communication system is completely . . . read more

Digital Citizenship Info for Parents and Teachers

March 29, 2018

Sometimes the biggest challenge is not being "in the know" with what our students are doing on digital devices.  I enjoyed this recent blog post from April Requard and hope you also find the information valuable to promote . . . read more

Did you know . . . . .?

Did you know that you can overlay the O'Neill Public Schools Google Calendar on your current Google calendar?  You can also chose to sync it with your smartphone!  Follow the guides below to subscribe to the O'Neill Public . . . read more

Ways You Can Be Involved In Our School!

  Community Advisory Committee School Safety/Wellness Committee Title I Parent Committee Facility Committee Student Achievement Committee Stakeholder . . . read more

NDE State of the Schools Report

Click the link below to view the Nebraska Department of Education State of the Schools Report for O'Neill Public Schools.   State of the Schools Report read more

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