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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.

Welcome back, Tigers!

To prepare families for the new year, a Back-to-School print edition of Tiger Pride was mailed to South High families. For your convenience it's also available here!

Super Soccer Saturday is Sept. 9

Super Soccer Saturday is just a few weeks away! Come witness this classic rivalry in wihich the Gallant Tigers of South High take on the Southwest Lakers in six game day matchups––five at South High's Barnard Field and one at Roosevelt. Here's the lineup

Become a Music Booster!

Music Boosters are folks just like you! They love and support music education and opportunities to showcase outstanding student musicianship at South High. Join us at our first meeting of the year: Thursday, Aug. 24 | 6:30 - 7:45 pm | South High Band Room | Contact: Laurie Meyers

NEW: 2017-18 Music Calendar

The music calendar has been REVISED with a concert added Nov. 10, and the fall Jazz Concert set now for Nov. 13. See the updated calendar and mark dates! Remember, auditions for Pop Singers and Jazz Ensemble kick off Tuesday, Sept. 12, and the annual Music Firewood Sale is Saturday, Sept. 23

Calendar updates for Aug./Sept.

August, 25 - Freshmen Orientation & Upperclassmen Schedule Pick Up
8 a.m. - Freshmen & Parents | 10 a.m. - Sophomores | 11 a.m.  - Juniors | Noon - Seniors

  • Thursday, Aug. 24 - Music Booster Meeting
  • Friday, Aug. 25 - Freshmen Orientation | Schedule Pick Up
  • Monday, Aug. 28 - School begins
  • Friday, Sept. 1 - Eid al-Adha (Submit absence request form at orientation or first week of school.)
  • Monday, Sept. 4 - No School, Labor Day
  • Tuesday, Sept. 5 - Picture Day
  • Saturday, Sept. 9 - Super Soccer Saturday
  • Tuesday, Sept. 12 - Music auditions - Pop Singers, Jazz Ensemble
  • Thursay, Sept. 14 - Parent Open House
  • Saturday, Sept. 23 - Music Firewood Sale
Summer homework

AP Biology - Summer reading & activity find
AP Lit & Comp - Select two books from reading lists.
AP Language - Newly added - lower half 
AP Spanish - Read a novel in Spanish and complete a written review. 

Leadership change in South High Athletics

MPS Athletic Director Trent Tucker has announced that South Athletic Director Brett McNeal will be taking over AD duties at Edison High School effective July 1, 2017. Current Edison Athletic Director Amy Cardarelle will assume the AD post here at South on the same date. Cardarelle was named the South High Athletic Director in February of 2015 and served out that year, but was reassigned the following fall to Edison.

AP Luseni named MPS Principal

Minneapolis Public Schools has announced that Assistant Principal Michael Luseni has been named Principal of Heritage Academy effective July 1, 2017. Heritage is a 6-12, Science and Technology school. Luseni came to Minneapolis South High in 2015 leading the charge in strategies promoting Positive School Wide Engagement and guiding best practices in approaches to Special Education. MPS Announcement | Letter to Families


Athletics and Arts

Athletic Events Calendar

Music Concerts Calendar

Theater Performance Calendar

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