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May 15, 2020

D2 Center and Omaha Gives! May 20, 2020

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Please join us in this local day of giving. We’re still serving our students, who struggle in the best of times, and have even celebrated a few graduations! But these students need us now more than ever. We are staying true to our mission and are supporting our students and their families, connecting them with resources they need most.

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July 29, 2019

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

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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!

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June 21, 2019

Blackburn High School / D2 Center Partnership Moves to New Heights with Champions’ Club Summer Program

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This June marks the launch of OPS Blackburn Alternative High School counselor Dr. Suzi Yokley-Busby’s brainchild, the Champions’ Club, in partnership with D2 Center Career Navigators Bette Norton Ball and John Moore. Blackburn students who will be seniors this fall are meeting daily with various professionals in the community to experience life-changing stories and opportunities to inspire them to graduate from high school and move on to postsecondary education and careers.

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