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Lincoln Southeast High School

Lincoln Southeast High School
Lincoln Southeast High art wing.jpg
Address
2930 South 37th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506
United States
Coordinates 40°46′58″N 96°40′1″W / 40.78278°N 96.66694°W / 40.78278; -96.66694Coordinates: 40°46′58″N 96°40′1″W / 40.78278°N 96.66694°W / 40.78278; -96.66694
Information
Type Public
Established 1955
School district Lincoln Public Schools
Principal Brent Toalson
Teaching staff 121.99 (FTE)
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 2,137[1] (2014–2015)
Student to teacher ratio 16.48
Color(s) Black and gold
Nickname Knights
Website
[2]

Lincoln Southeast High School is a public government education school located in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Lincoln Public Schools school district.

Lincoln Southeast High School has the highest accreditation from the Nebraska Department of Education. It is a member of, and is accredited by, the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.[citation needed] In 1986, Southeast High School was recognized in the U.S. Department of Education's Secondary School Recognition Program as a "School of Excellence".[3] The school colors are black, gold, and white, and its athletic teams are the Knights. Advanced Placement courses are offered for sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

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RenovationsEdit

As part of a recent $250 million school improvement bond issue, renovations were planned for Southeast and are now finished. Renovations included the expansion of the cafeteria, the replacement of the roofing and windows, renovation of the performing arts wing, new classroom additions, new heating and air conditioning systems, and various exterior fixes. The renovations were started in June 2006 and were expected to be finished in mid-2008, but delays moved it back to early 2009.

Extracurricular activitiesEdit

AthleticsEdit

From 1971 until 2013, Southeast was nominated for twenty All Sport Championships. From its beginning in 1955, Southeast has won 114 state championships for team sports in various athletic fields.

State championships
Season Sport/activity Number of championships Year
Fall Football 9 1976, 1977, 1991, 1992, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2011
Cross country, boys' 10 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999
Cross country, girls' 13 1983, 1984, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001
Golf, girls' 10 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1993, 1999, 2000
Softball 1 1994
Tennis, boys' 11 1972, 1974, 1975, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1987, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2011
Winter Wrestling 5 1971, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
Basketball, girls' 10 1986, 1988, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2003, 2008, 2013
Swimming and diving, boys' 13 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1977, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1993
Swimming and diving, girls' 3 1982, 1983, 1999
Spring Golf, boys' 14 1962, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1993, 1998, 2009
Track and field, boys' 2 1988, 1992
Track and field, girls' 5 1985, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Baseball 5 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1977
Soccer, boys' 1 2001
Tennis, girls' 3 1983, 2000, 2016
Total 114

Non-athletic programsEdit

Southeast offers many other non-athletic programs, such as drama, speech, and debate. Southeast's dance team, the Shirettes, have won national competitions since their inception in the 1980s,[quantify] including in 2015. Southeast's cheerleading competition team won the state title in 2010 and 2016.

MusicEdit

Southeast also has a music program that includes two symphonic bands, marching band, two jazz bands and eight choirs that compete in numerous state festivals.

The Nebraska Cornhusker Marching Band was unable to attend the Holiday Bowl, and the Lincoln Southeast Marching Knights were asked to fill in at the bowl game. They played for the Nebraska Cornhuskers football team as they took the field on December 30, 2009 and performed during the game.[4]

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lincoln Southeast High School". Retrieved September 23, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Search for Public Schools – School Detail for Lincoln Southeast High School". ed.gov. Retrieved October 8, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Southeast High School" (PDF). LPS. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 13, 2015. Retrieved April 10, 2015. 
  4. ^ "With NU band stuck at home, LSE students step up in San Diego" (English). Retrieved 2010-01-21. 
  5. ^ "Profiles of the United States Senate Candidates". York News-Times. Retrieved June 17, 2014. 

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