fbpx

Category: D2 Center Courses

September 03, 2020

D2 Center / OPS Virtual Summer Pandemic Partnership

Posted by

The D2 Center partnered with the Omaha Public Schools in the summer of 2020 to offer three classes to supplement OPS virtual summer classes. For the past nine years, D2 Center teachers have offered two elective credit classes to D2 Center students in the summer. This summer was a bit different. Due to the pandemic and closing of schools, OPS summer school was limited mostly to seniors and a few juniors. The extra classes offered at the D2 Center allowed some OPS and D2 Center seniors the opportunity to earn enough credits to either graduate or move closer to graduation. The classes were also available to other interested D2 Center students. All three D2 Center classes were taught remotely utilizing Zoom meetings, cell phone, and email.

Continue Reading

July 13, 2020

D2 Center Virtual Summer Elective Classes

Posted by

The D2 Center partnered with the Omaha Public Schools (OPS) this summer in June and July and is offering three classes to D2 Center students and a few other OPS students who are trying to graduate. All the classes are taught remotely utilizing Zoom meetings, cell phone, and email. Twenty-nine students are taking 41 classes including an English elective and a new D2 Center elective, “Navigating Your Future.” The English elective is taught by Jodie Martinez and Kathy Kocsis. Navigating Your Future is taught by Ms. Martinez and Clem Bell. Special units in this new class are taught by math teacher Terry Kocsis and D2 Center Career Navigators John Moore and Bette Norton Ball. All D2 Center teachers are Nebraska-certified. Many of the students are also taking virtual classes through OPS. Best wishes to these students to earn as many credits as possible this summer!

Continue Reading

July 29, 2019

Literacy and Life Skills Summer Elective Credit Open House 7/26/2019

Posted by

The D2 Center summer elective credit class Literacy and Life Skills teachers and students held an Open House last Friday, July 26, 2019, attended by parents and family members, community support staff, and D2 Center staff. Everyone enjoyed bagels and fruit, and the students made oral presentations. The students selected, researched, and presented on a variety of topics including heart disease, global warming, city government, depression, alcohol effects and abuse, nutrition, sexual orientation and bullying, and hepatitis to name a few. Teachers Ms. Clem Bell and Ms. Jodie Martinez were proud of the students’ hard work as well as their oral presentation skills. Way to go, class!

Continue Reading

May 13, 2019

D2 Center Summer 2019 Elective Credit Classes

Posted by

Are you behind in elective credits? Catch up this summer with two elective credit classes at the D2 Center. Class sizes are small and students get one-on-one attention from our staff of caring, Nebraska-certified teachers. Make the most of your summer!

Continue Reading

August 20, 2018

D2 Center Better Family Health Open House, July 2018

Posted by

Eleven D2 Center students enrolled this summer in an elective credit class “Better Family Health” under the guidance of certified teachers Ms. Clem Bell and Ms. Dianne Kielniarz. One of the goals of the class is for students to prepare a project and presentation on a health issue of choice. Most students select topics that have directly impacted them or someone in their family. On Friday, July 13, students made presentations to family members and D2 Center staff members during an Open House and did a fantastic job! Some of the topics were the importance of exercise and diet for seniors, diabetes, PTSD, multiple sclerosis, teen pregnancy/parenting, high blood pressure, and how mental health can effect physical health.

Continue Reading