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Elkhorn South Storm Alert

The collaborative multimedia convergence project between the journalism classes at Elkhorn South High School. 

Family, Food, and La Festa

  By Olivia Bertino, Web/Section editor   Come Labor Day weekend, the American Italian Heritage Society (AIHS) hosts one of Omaha’s biggest cultural displays. For 33 years the society has put on this event entitled “La Festa” in honor of Omaha’s Italian...
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Students tackle technology

Daniela Asplin, reporter        Technology is at the forefront of today’s society, so knowing how it functions is a game changer. Computers control a huge part of daily life: storing data, calculating equations, and even maintaining a heartbeat in...
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Where in the World: South Africa, Africa

  By Olivia Bertino, Web/Section editor   South Africa, Africa: Approximately 34 million orphans live in Africa. HIV/AIDS dominates the lives of 11 million of those children. Rosie Mashale takes care of hundreds of Cape Town orphans, housing a grand total of...
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Editor’s Column

By: Cassie Moore, Editor-In-Chief When the light flicked green and the white Civic in my rear view mirror jolted into my back bumper, all I could do was shout the f-word at the top of my lungs.   Swim practice had been killer.   Four sets of eight 200 IMs....
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Serving a greater purpose

       By Paige Girardot, reporter   Fifth grade Julia approached the hospital for the first time as overjoyed Rwandan children crowded the van, screaming mzungu (white person) as they neared. For many of these children, it was the first...
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Cheering up a Storm: Cheerleading team splits to share the love of cheer

By: Ally Schilmoeller, Reporter The crowd surges, staring down at three rows of impeccably spaced girls. 30 sparkling bows perch atop 30 sleek, uniform ponytails. Bobbing up and down, a tingle of excitement spirals through their bodies. The large group of girls...
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The in(nings) and outs of softball: Varsity softball girls are there for each other on and off the field

  Kate Aksyonov, section editor   Taylor Knight bellows out alongside the rest of varsity Elkhorn South Softball team “One, we are the storm. Two, a little bit louder. Three,” the chanting crescendos, “we still can’t hear you! Four, more more more. ONE.” The...
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A reel catch

  Seth Fink, Reporter   Just a mile west of Elkhorn South, Sophomore Logan Faiman often can be found at the Skyline Pond. Especially at ESHS, high schoolers cling to their AP schedules and fast paced lives, but Faiman prefers the sound of nature. He is a...
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In the eye of the hurricane

  Ben Fink, Reporter   August 25, 2017, is a date that Americans will remember for years to come. Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the coast of Texas and devastated many cities within the Lone Star State leaving a path of wreckage and flooding.   Yet...
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Storm Alert Staff Members

Cassie Moore

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Lauren Dietrich

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Ellie Pittman

Managing Editor

Ethan Tylski

Executive Marketing Director

Lincoln Parks

Page Editor/Reporter

Olivia Bertino

Page Editor/Reporter

Kate Aksyionov

Page Editor/Reporter

Daniela Asplin

Reporter

Rob Dehner

Reporter

Paige Girardot

Reporter

Seth Fink

Reporter

Ben Fink

Reporter

Ally Schilmoeller

Reporter

Jude Barley

Reporter

The Elkhorn Public School’s website policy states: “All material placed on web sites shall be reviewed by district technology coordinators and/or building principals periodically to assure the material is accurate, appropriate for the intended audience, and that the material contained on web sites is appropriately attributed. All web sites shall not have outside links unless those links have given prior approval that is in writing and on file in the district technology coordinator’s office. No links under any circumstances will be allowed to business-commercial sites or to sites that provide the creation, display, access, transmission, reception, exchange or distribution of any text, image or sound that is indecent, obscene, racist, sexist, threatening, pervasively vulgar, defamatory, illegal, fradulent or that promotes harm to self or others. No individual student names or pictures are to be published on the web site.” In accordance with the Elkhorn Public School’s website policy, the Storm Alert student website will follow these guidelines: 1. All content is written and created by the students. 2. Content is reviewed by adviser and adminstrator prior to publishing. 3. All journalistic rules and guidelines apply to the website. Students will post stories that are newsworthy, fair and objective, responsible and ethical. 4. No story (print, photo or video) will feature a single, individual student. 5. All videos and photos will show at least two students at all times. 6. Only first names will be used to identify students in stories, videos and bylines.