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Lincoln Northeast High School
2635 N. 63rd Street, Lincoln, NE 68507
Type Public High School
Motto "Once a Rocket, Always a Rocket" Lincoln Northeast High School is dedicated to educating all students to develop their potential in an instructional environment emphasizing high academic expectations, positive relationships, and respect for diversity.
School district Lincoln Public Schools
Principal Kurt Glathar
Grades 9-12
Number of students 1,600
Color(s) Black, White
Mascot Rockets

Lincoln Northeast High School is a public secondary school located in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. It is part of the Lincoln Public Schools school 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 7-period day schedule. Their school colors are traditionally black and white (and sometimes purple, although less commonly used) and their mascot is the Rocket (Named for a locally famous train, the "Rock Island Rocket").


Notable alumni


Lincoln Northeast is primarily known as a "basketball school", but they have also excelled at football. The boys basketball program is notable for its four-peat state championship teams from 1995 to 1998. The boys basketball program has 12 total state titles, and 7 state runners-up. The girls basketball team won their first state title in 2005, and were runners-up in 1982 and 2006. In the same school year (1961-62), Lincoln Northeast won Nebraska state championships in football, basketball, and gymnastics; the latter two on the same day

Other Sports State History for Lincoln Northeast

  • Basketball - Champions 1949, 1950, 1962, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1973, 1982, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 (The only Nebraska Class A High School Boy's team four-peat), Runners up 1942, 1948, 1956, 1966, 1987, 1990, 1994
  • Football - Champions 1943, 1950, 1962, 1972 (tie), Runner up 1982
  • Baseball - Champions 1957, Runners up 1956, 1961, 1973, 1989
  • Gymnastics - Champions 1957, 1958, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967
  • Boys Golf - Champions 1965.
  • Cross Country - Champions 1971.
  • Volleyball - Champions 1981, 1984, 1991, 1998, Runners up 1979, 1980, 1982, 1987, 2001


  1. ^ Pavelka to return as Huskers' announcer
  2. ^ [ Past Mayors of Lincoln, NE Don Wesely] City of Lincoln Website
  1. "Lincoln Northeast High School". Lincoln Northeast Highschool. Retrieved December 22, 2005.  



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