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Curriculum Night for first through fourth grades will be held on Tuesday, September 9th from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.  During this evening, parents will have an opportunity to learn about curriculum, classroom expectations and procedures and ask questions.  Presentations will be made from 5:30 - 6:00 and 6:05 - 6:30, allowing parents with more than one child to attend more than one classroom presentation. The PTO’s first meeting of the year will also be held this evening from 6:30 – 7:30 in the library.  We hope to see you there!


Omaha Education Week in the Omaha Public Schools is the week of September 8th.  To celebrate this week, you are invited to visit your child(ren)’s school during Open House.  Standing Bear’s Open House is scheduled for Thursday, September 11th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  During Open House, you may visit your child(ren)’s classroom, meet the teachers, tour the school, visit the PTO booth, sign up for Parent Teacher Conferences, and much more.  Bring the family and see what wonderful things we’ve been doing at Standing Bear!



Standing Bear Elementary School is located at 15860 Taylor Street, and meets the needs of the students of northwest Omaha. The facility was built in 2005 and is named after Ponca Chief Standing Bear. The school offers programs in Gifted and Talented, Special Education, English as a Second Language, and Speech to its approximately 550 students in pre-kindergarten through fourth grades.

The Standing Bear Elementary Parent Teacher Organization, Adopt-A-School Partners, and parents provide volunteer and financial resources for academic and extracurricular opportunities. Strong support from parents, staff, and the community, help support excellence in education.

Standing Bear's staff is committed to creating a positive atmosphere for academic, social, and behavioral success for all students. Through differentiated instruction, students are learning to become life-long learners.