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, 2016|
- Chris Bober, professional American football player
- Marlin Briscoe, American football player, first starting black quarterback in the NFL
- Phil Cahoy, gymnast
- John Faiman, former Nebraska quarterback and current Bellevue West High School head football coach
- Johnny Goodman, golfer, won U.S. Open in 1933, last amateur to win title
- Jim Hartung, gymnast; on 1984 US Olympic team, which won gold medal
- Buddy Hunter, former Major League Baseball player (Boston Red Sox)
- Cedric Hunter, professional basketball player
- Jeff Koterba, editorial cartoonist, Omaha World Herald
- Oudious Lee, American football player
- Gail O'Brien, American football player in the NFL for the Boston Redskins
- Dave Rimington, college and professional football player
- James R. Young, chairman and CEO of Union Pacific Railroad
- Johnny Owen, first 4-sport letter winner at South and member of the Nebraska Legislature
- "Nebraska School Activities Association": subpages for particular sports. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
- "2016 all State Soccer Schedule". Nebraska School Activities Association. Retrieved 2014-01-15.
- ""Hobo of Links" rises to fame". Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. September 8, 1929. p. 4, sports.
- "Jim Hartung, Omaha South." Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
- ABC Sports - Where Are They Now? Dave Rimington