‘Teachers’ Stories

By Jessica Siebert
January 18, 2017

Risk Takers Can Expect Real Reward

They may not have known what exactly they were getting into this year when four seniors (Madison Mills, Whitney Koehn, John Willey and Shailee Hayek) and a sophomore (Kate Zakaras) at Elmwood-Murdock High School enrolled themselves into a brand new…

By Jessica Siebert
December 13, 2016

Taking Ownership: Mitchell’s Secret to Success

Featuring Mitchell High School Teacher, Tanner Long When Mitchell’s Business Teacher, Tanner Long, got the inkling to give his students new opportunities by bringing live streaming and production to the school, he fueled a fire that was ready to burn….

By Jessica Siebert
September 28, 2016

Taking a Leap

Featuring Grand Island Northwest teachers, Colleen Childers and Beth Kavan It’s special. When you have two educators that decided to take a leap and see where they land. Well, it’s pretty obvious when you read about what Colleen Childers and…

By Taylor Siebert
September 9, 2016

Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

Featuring Millard West senior, Will Morris ‘I want to be like Will someday.’ Pretty impressive to hear those words from a classmate when you’re entering in to your final year of high school. For Will Morris, senior at Millard West…

By Taylor Siebert
June 13, 2016

Striv Your Story: Craig Badura

More stories! Wanting to know even MORE about how the Striv schools are sharing their story online, we are starting out this new video series, calling it: ‘Striv Your Story’. Setting the bar high, our first interviewee is Craig Badura, Tech…

By Jessica Siebert
April 5, 2016

Taking Big Risk Turns Into Great Rewards

Featuring Schuyler’s Media Teacher, Shanda Hall and her middle school students Teaching lessons in the classroom and teaching lessons of life. Schuyler’s media teacher, Shanda Hall does just that. She is intentional about her teaching approach and has been for…

By Jessica Siebert
January 8, 2016

If You Expect it, Excellence Will Come

As you navigate your way to the Gothenburg Public Schools’ website, one thing will stick out to you right away; it’s the motto of, ‘Excellence is an Expectation’. As we spotlight Gothenburg in our first feature story of 2016 on…