Lincoln Northeast High School

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Lincoln Northeast High School
Location
2635 N. 63rd Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68507
United States
Coordinates 40°50′22″N 96°38′08″W / 40.83944°N 96.63556°W / 40.83944; -96.63556Coordinates: 40°50′22″N 96°38′08″W / 40.83944°N 96.63556°W / 40.83944; -96.63556
Information
Type Public high school
School district Lincoln Public Schools
Principal Kurt Glathar
Grades 9-12
Number of students 1,436 (2012)
Color(s)          Black and white[1]
Mascot Rocket
Website

Lincoln Northeast High School is a public secondary school located in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Lincoln Public Schools district. Lincoln Northeast was founded on September 9, 1941 when three rival schools (Bethany, Havelock and Jackson) were combined into one. The school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and has been rated "AA" by the Nebraska Department of Education since 1943. Approximately 70% of the staff hold master's degrees.

Lincoln Northeast's 1,600 students operate on a traditional seven-period day schedule. The school colors are black and white and the mascot is the Rocket (named for a famous local train, the "Rock Island Rocket").

Athletics[edit]

Lincoln Northeast teams have won state championships in the following years:

  • Baseball - 1957
  • Boys' basketball - 1949, 1950, 1962, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1973, 1982, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
  • Girls' basketball - 2005
  • Bowling - 2003, 2004, 2006
  • Cross country - 1971
  • Football - 1943, 1950, 1962, 1972 (tie)
  • Gymnastics - 1957, 1958, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967
  • Boys' golf - 1965
  • Volleyball - 1981, 1984, 1991, 1998

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2005–06 School Colors and Mascots". Nebraska School Activities Association. Retrieved 2015-03-02.
  2. ^ "ARMSTRONG, William Lester, (1937 - )". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Shawn Bouwens". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved October 6, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Joba Chamberlain". Baseball-Reference.Com. Retrieved October 6, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Gene V Glass Interview on Inside the Academy". 
  6. ^ "Trevor Johnson". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Kerrey, J. Robert, (1943 - )". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 6, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Danny Noonan". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved October 6, 2012.