Omaha South High School

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Omaha South High Magnet School
Large four-story brick building; other brick buildings around it
Omaha South, seen from across 24th Street
Address
4519 S 24th Street
Omaha, Nebraska, 68107
United States
Coordinates 41°12′51″N 95°56′47″W / 41.21417°N 95.94639°W / 41.21417; -95.94639 (South High School)Coordinates: 41°12′51″N 95°56′47″W / 41.21417°N 95.94639°W / 41.21417; -95.94639 (South High School)
Information
School type Public high school
Established 1901
School district Omaha Public Schools
Principal Cara Riggs
Grades 9–12
Gender Coeducational
Enrollment 1775[1] (2014)
Campus Urban
Color(s)          Red and white
Mascot Packers
Nickname South, Omaha South, SHS
Newspaper South High Tooter
Website
Main Entrance

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.[citation needed]

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Athletics[edit]

State championships[edit]

State Championships[2]
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
Spring Baseball 2 1941, 1973
Golf, Boys 1 1942
Soccer, Boys 1 2013[3]
Total 28

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://nsaahome.org/textfile/about/1415enroll.pdf
  2. ^ "Nebraska School Activities Association": subpages for particular sports. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
  3. ^ "2013 State Soccer Schedule". Nebraska School Activities Association. Retrieved 2014-01-15.
  4. ^ ABC Sports - Where Are They Now? Dave Rimington
  5. ^ "Jim Hartung, Omaha South." Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2013-01-04.

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