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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. Become a Gallant Tiger!

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

Spring break, end of third quarter approaching

Thursday, March 30 - End of the 3rd quarter.
Friday, March 31- April 7 - No school, spring break
Monday, April 10 - School resumes, 4th quarter begins

Test out of remedial courses by taking the MCAs NOW

NOTICE FROM THE MN DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: MCA scores of current 10th and 11th graders can be used to test out of remedial courses at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities when they enroll in 2018-19 and beyond. If you have opted out of taking the MCAs, know that students need only show up to test. Testing begins April. Please alert testing coordinator Ms. McMillen. | See full notice.

MCA testing posponed to April
  • April 17-21 - Reading (10th graders) 
  • April 24-28 - Math (11th graders) | Science (9th, 10th, 11th, 12th grades)
    Please note these dates for Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments.


Underclassmen, act fast, register now!

Students in 9th, 10th and 11th grades, if you have not yet met with your counselor to register for next year, please complete course request forms immediately. Find them in our online toolkit and schedule an appointment to meet with your counselor ASAP. Get the courses you want for next year!

Needed: Short-term host families!

We're looking for families to host students from our partner school, Graz International Bilingual School. They are visiting Tuesday, April 25 - Monday May 1! Could you help us out? Host students would be shadowed in classes, and also would be invited to participate in fun activities throughout the week. See details.

Upcoming engagement meetings set
  • Regular Site Council Meeting: March 27– Regular business
  • PUSH Meeting: Monday, April 10
District History Day competition, Saturday

Last week, we posted the list of South High student historians advancing to District History Day competition. This week, see their winning project titles, as well! You are also invited to see projects on public display the morning of competition at North High School | 9-11:30 a.m. | Saturday, March 25.

Tour Benefit Concert this Friday!

Our annual Tour Benefit Concert is slated for this Friday, 7 p.m. in the audtiorium. No admission, we only ask you give what you can to help student musicians get on the road and tour St. Louis, Missouri. Treat yourself to the sounds of Chamber Orchestra, Jazz Band, Pop Singers, Varsity Choir, and Wind Ensemble. Also, give Timon Jones and Kieran Hegarty a listen on Jazz 88 promoting the concert!


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