Welcome to Nuernberger Education Center!

The Nuernberger Education Center (NEC) is named after Judge Bill Nuernberger, who was the first judge to serve on a separate Juvenile Court in Lancaster County. Judge Nuernberger advocated that young people need a separate court and worked tirelessly, both in his professional and personal life, to better the lives of all children in the community. The Nuernberger Education Center is designed to serve students 6th through 8th grades who have been referred from other middle schools in Lincoln Public Schools.

From Our Principal

Jaime Boedeker, Principal
Jaime Boedeker, Principal

Welcome to the Nuernberger Education Center website and the home of the Nighthawks. It is my privilege to serve the Nuernberger Education Center community and to work with a dedicated staff that is committed to using a variety of innovative strategies to engage students while encouraging them to take responsibility for their own learning and behavior. The mission of the Nuernberger Education Center is to provide a safe and supportive environment that emboldens students to achieve at their highest level with regards academics, behavior, and pro-social interactions with the ultimate goal of helping them become productive citizens.

The mission of the Nuernberger Education Center will be achieved by creating consistent expectations throughout the building in which students will be encouraged to develop self-management and coping skills that allow them to cultivate a positive self-concept. In addition to working with the middle schools from where the students were referred, the staff will collaborate and partner with students, parents, guardians, and outside agencies in order to assist in the betterment of all the young people that pass through the doors of the Nuernberger Education Center.




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School Days

The first day of school: August 12th is solely for 6th graders, all students report on August 13th. The last day of school is May 22nd.

Parent/Teacher Conferences

The NEC Open House will be in person on Tuesday, August 6th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Parent Teacher Conferences are from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 26th & Thursday, February 27th.

Non-School Days

  • September 2nd & 3rd
  • October 11th, 14th, & 17th
  • November 5th, 27th, 28th, & 29th
  • December 23rd-27th
  • December 30th-January 3rd
  • February 17th & 18th
  • March 10th-14th
  • April 18th & 21st

ParentVue is a component of the LPS Student Information System that allows parents/guardians to:

  • Access class information
  • Obtain email addresses to message teachers
  • Monitor attendance & report all-day absences 24×7
  • View and print report cards
  • Secondary Only: Monitor grades & automatically receive notifications when a grade falls below a selected level

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