Omaha South High School
|Omaha South High Magnet School|
Omaha South, seen from across 24th Street
|4519 S 24th Street
Omaha, Nebraska, 68107
|School type||Public high school|
|School district||Omaha Public Schools|
|Color(s)||Red and white|
|Nickname||South, Omaha South, SHS|
|Newspaper||South High Tooter|
|Website||Omaha South Magnet H.S.|
Omaha South High School is an Information Technology and Visual/Performing Arts magnet school which educates students in grades 9–12. Built in the 1930s, it is one of the largest high school buildings in Nebraska.
Students at Omaha South use laptop computers and palmtops as part of their daily classroom activity. The Visual/Performing Arts program offers students the opportunity to create and perform in theatre, music, art, and filmmaking. Community partnerships include Opera Omaha and the Omaha Community Playhouse.
|Season||Sport||Number of Championships||Year|
|Fall||Cross Country, Boys||1||1963|
|Winter||Wrestling||19||1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1943, 1947, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1967|
|Basketball, Boys||4||1937, 1944, 1960, 1990|
- Chris Bober, former New York Giants and Kansas City Chiefs football player
- Dave Rimington, college and professional football player
- Jim Hartung, gymnast; on 1984 US Olympic team, which won gold medal
- Phil Cahoy, gymnast
- Buddy Hunter, former MLB player (Boston Red Sox)
- Marlin Briscoe, first starting black quarterback in the NFL
- John Faiman, former Nebraska quarterback and current Bellevue West High School head football coach
- Jeff Koterba, editorial cartoonist, Omaha World Herald
- James R. Young, chairman and CEO of Union Pacific Railroad
- "Nebraska School Activities Association": subpages for particular sports. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
- "2013 State Soccer Schedule". Nebraska School Activities Association. Retrieved 2014-01-15.
- ABC Sports - Where Are They Now? Dave Rimington
- "Jim Hartung, Omaha South." Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2013-01-04.