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Congratulations Priya Kukreja on winning the AXA Scholarship

posted Apr 26, 2017, 6:59 AM by Stephanie Burdic


Congratulations Priya Kukreja for winning a $2,500 AXA scholarship. Millard North also gets $1000! 

Journalism State Finals

posted Apr 25, 2017, 8:33 AM by Stephanie Burdic   [ updated Apr 25, 2017, 8:46 AM ]

MN journalists had a successful NSAA State competition yesterday. As a school we finished 3rd. A highlight of the day included three students winning State Championships in their individual categories. 

The awards are as follows:
Geordi Gonzales--State Champion in Photo Illustration
Dei Rodriguez--State Champion in Editorial Cartooning
Kate Smith--State Champion in Yearbook Layout

Christina Youn--2nd in Editorial Writing
Priya Kukreja--3rd in In-Depth Reporting
Katie Smith -  3rd in Yearbook Feature Writing 
Leily Zhu--4th in Headline Writing
Camryn Mottl--4th in Newspaper Sports Feature Writing
Tyler Collins--4th in Column Writing
Eden Loveridge--5th in Entertainment/Review Writing

Priya Kukreja was also recognized as the 2017 Nebraska Journalist of the Year!

Science Olympiad State Finals

posted Apr 24, 2017, 11:16 AM by Stephanie Burdic

1st Place Finishes
Harsh Uppala, Amrit Ammanamanchi -  Hydrogeology
Pranav Tadikonda, Praveen Rao - Indoor Bottle Rockets
Spencer North, Srikar Yallala, Vighnesh Subramaniam -  Code Busters
Ethan Chen, Charlie Peng -  Helicopters

2nd Place Finishes
Lauren Qiu, Emma Ulrich -  Chem Lab
Amrit Ammanamanchi, Justin Le - Hovercraft
Ethan Chen, Rohit Kumar -  Astronomy

3rd Place Finishes
Charlie Peng, Justin Le - Game On
Emma Ulrich, Katja Roberts - Disease Detectives

4th Place Finishes
Katja Roberts, Ian Parmley -  Invasive Species
Naushil Sridhar, Krishna Kotha -  Remote Sensing

6th Place Finish
Ian Parmley, -  Materials Science

District Music Results

posted Apr 21, 2017, 12:34 PM by Stephanie Burdic

 All large ensembles (1st hour Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony, Men's Choir, Women's Choir, and Singer's Choir) earned I's (top scores) from all judges, resulting in the much-sought-after score of I+ (Superior plus).

This is the first time all groups from MNHS earned this distinction!


posted Apr 18, 2017, 10:18 AM by Stephanie Burdic   [ updated Apr 25, 2017, 6:22 AM ]

Congratulations to D.j. Coleman who signed with University of Nebraska Kearney Wrestling.  Way to go!

Student Athletes - Congratulations!

posted Apr 12, 2017, 7:04 AM by Stephanie Burdic

Congratulations to these Mustang athletes that are continuing on in college!  

* Tessa Renze -Swimming - Morningside College
* Adam DeGroodt -Swimming - Hendrix College
* Trent Mischo -Swimming - Midland University
* Joe Frazier -Cross Country/Track - Nebraska Wesleyan University

2017 Millard Foundation Scholarships

posted Apr 10, 2017, 7:45 AM by Stephanie Burdic   [ updated Apr 11, 2017, 1:37 PM ]

 2017 Millard Foundation Scholarship Recipients
Congratulations to these Millard North students:

* Josiah Aakre - Grace Abbott PTO Scholarship
* Jake Cera - Robert Mueller Memorial Scholarship
* Parker Christensen - Ezra PTO - Dr. Carol Beaty Scholarship
* Morgan Closman - Millard North Middle School Scholarship & Morton PTA - Tom Mosser Scholarship
* Hayley Coburn - Martha Reed Burwell Memorial Scholarship & Dr. * Joannie Wilson - Education Scholarship
* Tyler Collins - Cather Elementary PTO Scholarship & Mustang Booster Club
* Garrett Craig - Bill Schnase Memorial Scholarship
* Morgan Daubert - Kiewit Middle School Scholarship & Millard Education Association Scholarship
* James Dick - MNHS PAYBAC Career Builders Scholarship & Morton PTA Scholarship
* Jacob Dye - Cottonwood Elementary PTA Scholarship
* Elizabeth Griggs - Reeder Elementary PTO Scholarship & Susan Cropper Memorial Scholarship
* Jackson Hardin - Grace Abbott PTO Scholarship
* Joshua Heller - Robert & Barbara Anderson Memorial Scholarship, Douglas La May Memorial Scholarship & MNHS PAYBAC Career Builders Scholarship
* Elizabeth Humphus - Cottonwood Elementary PTA Scholarship
* Connor Jolley - Dee Elsberry Memorial Scholarship, Don Stroh Educator Scholarship & Vintage Financial Scholarship
* Cassidy Jones - Dr. Vicki Kaspar Memorial Scholarship
* Jared Klahn - Upchurch Elementary PTA Scholarship
* Priya Kukreja - Caryl & Katherine Brown Memorial Scholarship & Scholarship of Excellence
* Sheng-Jie Lim - Harold Helme Memorial Scholarship
* Madelyn Mann - Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship
* Jacob Morrow - Cather Elementary PTO Scholarship
* Nicholas Nguyen - Beadle Middle School Scholarship
* Julia Paul - Aldrich Elementary PTO Scholarship
* Jillian Potrzeba - William Schlichtemeier, M.D. Nursing Scholarship
* Matt Sernett - Harvey Oaks - Officer Memorial Scholarship
* Delaney Skretta - Susan Cropper Memorial Scholarship & Montclair Elementary - Birkel Scholarship
* Alexis Sutherland - Aetna Scholarship
* Matthew Townsend - Educational Paraprofessional Association of Millard Scholarship
* Jeanette White - Cody Elementary PTA Scholarship
* Christa Yong - Buell Jipp Memorial Scholarship & Kiewit Middle School Scholarship

State Journalism Qualifiers

posted Apr 6, 2017, 5:33 AM by Stephanie Burdic   [ updated Apr 6, 2017, 5:39 AM ]

CONGRATULATIONS to our qualifiers for State Journalism:

* Yearbook Layout - Geordi Gonzales and Kate Smith both qualified
* Column Writing - Tyler Collins
* Sports Feature Writing - Tyler Collins & Camryn Mottl 
* Editorial Cartooning - Dei Rodriguez & Haidyn Sosalla-Bahr 
* Headline Writing - Leily Zhu
* In-Depth - Priya Kukreja & Odochi Akwani
* Yearbook Feature Writing - Kate Smith
* Sports Action Photography - Sydney Irlbeck
* Yearbook Sports Feature Writing - Sophia Anderson
* Photo Illustration - Geordi Gonzales
* Graphic Illustration - Tyler Collins
* Entertainment Writing - Eden Loveridge
* Editorial Writing - Christina Youn
* Newspaper Layout - Tyler Collins

Scholastic State Art Awards

posted Apr 4, 2017, 7:34 PM by Stephanie Burdic   [ updated Apr 5, 2017, 8:15 AM ]

Scholastic State Art Awards.  Way to go Mustangs!

Madison Hanley, Adam Behm with their art teacher, Jeanne Kelley

State Computer Competition

posted Apr 4, 2017, 7:10 PM by Stephanie Burdic


On Monday, April 3, Millard North's Computer Science teams went to Lincoln to participate in UNL's CSE Day competition. There were two events, a programming competition and logic exam.

The following Millard North students placed 1st in the programming competition and 2nd in the logic exam. They thought of solutions to problems faster and more efficiently, out-performing 36 teams from High Schools across Nebraska. 

1st Place Programming
Shawn Dong
Zachary Steffek
Matthew Vavricek

2nd Place Logic Exam
Nicholas Nguyen

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