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South, The Place To Be

South High School is distinguished for its exemplary academic programs, dynamic theater and music productions, studies in engineering, visual arts and world languages! We embrace all students and are proud of our diversity. 

For the latest on field improvements at South High School, see "Barnard Field Committee" on the site council page.

No school Wednesday-Friday

School's in session Monday and Tuesday, but will be dismissed the remainder of the week for parent teacher and state teacher conferences, Wednesday-Friday, Oct. 18-20. School resumes Monday, Oct. 23. Other calendar notes include:

  • Final day of first quarter: Wednesday, Nov. 1.
  • No school: Thursday, Friday, Nov. 2, 3 |  Teacher Prep and record-keeping days.
  • See all "no school days" on the district calendar.
Parent Teacher Conferences: Oct. 17 & 18

Meet with your child's teachers to discuss academic progress:
• Tuesday, Oct. 17 | 4-8 p.m. | Commons | Drop in
• Wednesday, Oct. 18 | 8 a.m. - noon. | Commons | Drop in

  • No appointment necessary! | No requiere cita! | Balan uma baahnid! 
  • Translators available. | Traduccion disponible. | Turjumaano la hell karo.
  • Please check the parent portal to inform discussions and PRINT the list of your child's teachers.
  • If unable to access portal, please come to the office to get a printout. 
  • CONTRIBUTE to the potluck spread and feed a teacher!
Interpreter services at conferences

Spanish-speaking and Somali-speaking staff will be available to families during conferences. The band room will be the reception area for families awaiting an available interpreter. 

Get flu shots at conferences!

Protect yourself and loved ones, avoid sick days and having to catch up on missed school work, by getting a flu shot at conferences! Come to the SHS Health team's vaccine clinic. Just bring insurance cards and complete this online form. Families without insurance, welcome, too! 
Tuesday, Oct. 17 | 4-8 p.m. | Room 142
Wednesday, Oct. 18 | 9-11 a.m.| Room 142 (Note: This is a two-hour window.)

Thank you!

Thank you to families contributing food, time or money to our Tuesday conference dinner! We'll accept dishes all day Tuesday. Here's the plan for that. Please email us with questions. We are gratefully yours, South High Faculty & Staff!

State of the School meeting Tuesday!

Conference night, Tuesday, hear about successes and challenges at South High School when staff and families convene for the Title One State of the School meeting Oct. 17 | 6 p.m. | Conference Room 149. AP Steve Simondet leads this meeting.

Heads up: hit the ATM

SHS students will be selling snacks at conferences to meet fundraising goals. If you'd like to help them out, consider bringing some pocket change : ) Thank you for your support!

Celebrate Native heritage with South High!

Principal Aponte and the Division of Indian Work invite you to a South High School celebration of Native Culture, with a dinner, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 5:30 p.m. at the Division of Indian Work | 1001 E. Lake St. No presentation, no speech, just dinner celebrating community! 

Athletics and Arts

Athletic Events Calendar

Music Concerts Calendar

Theater Performance Calendar

Learn the School Song