Senior Class Information

Important Dates for Seniors! 2014

Cap and Gown/Diploma order form: Due February 10th (read on for more information)

Boat Bash and Senior Picnic Tickets sold: May 5th through the 9th 2014, At all lunches and in room 224.

Boat Bash: May 22nd, 2014, 6:30 pm, Harriet Island West (read on for more information)

Last day for Seniors: May 30th, 2014

Graduation Rehersal: June 3rd, 2014, 8:30 am, South High Auditorium

Cap and Gown Distribution: June 3rd, 2014, 9:00 am, South High Auditorium

Senior Picnic: June 3rd, 2014, 9:00 - 2:00pm, Site: TBA (read on for more information)

Graduation: June 4th, 2014, 8:00 pm, Minneapolis Convention Center (read on for more information)

All Night Senior party: June 4th immediately following graduation. (read on for more information).

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Graduation Information

   The South High Graduation will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center. You may find information about visiting the Convention Center at http://www.minneapolis.org/minneapolis-convention-center. Please note: Each graduate will be provided with only 8 tickets to the event. Please keep this in mind as you invite your guests.

The Graduation ceremony will be documented for your benefit in multiple ways...  

1) DVD's of the graduation are available.

Video Production Services for MPS Graduations are provided by iDream.tv/LOCATION IMAGES

View graduations throughout the summer on MPS Cable Channel 15

 Order DVD copies of the program on-line at www.iDream.tv Please find a form to pre-order the video at the bottom of this page.

 

2) LifeTouch will be taking photos of all graduates during the ceremony...

 

Photos do not need to be pre-ordered. LifeTouch will send proofs of photos to all graduates using the address on file with the school. Please see an informational flyer at the bottom of this page for more information.

 

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Cap and Gown Information

    All seniors must complete a Cap and Gown order form. The form may be picked up at South, Room 224 or may be downloaded from this site (see bottom of this page). Completed forms should be returned to Mrs. Woldum in room 224, or may be emailed to stephanie.woldum@mpls.k12.mn.us . This form will also reserve the graduates diploma. If you have further questions about Caps, Gowns or Diplomas please contact our Josten's representative at: Jessica.martinson@jostens.com. If you missed the deadline for completing a form, don't worry! We have ordered plenty of extras and will be sure to have one for you at graduation!

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Josten's

    If you would like information on ordering senior announcements, senior apparel or class rings please visit the Jostens Webpage at http://www.jostens.com/

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Boat Bash Information

    The Boat Bash will be held aboard the Betsey Northrup which will embark from Harriet Island West in Saint Paul. Maps to the departure point may be found at http://www.riverrides.com/pages/misc/mappl.html . Tickets will be sold during the week of May 5th at South High during lunches. Tickets may also be purchased from Mrs. Woldum in room 224. The tickets will cost 35 dollars per student.

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Senior Picnic

   The Senior Picnic will occur immediately after the graduation rehersal at South on June 3rd. Cost is TBD but is estimated at $10 per student. All students must ride busses to the picnic location. Busses will return to South High at 2:30 pm. Tickets will be sold during the week of May 5th at all lunches and may also be purchased from Mrs. Woldum in room 224.

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All Night Senior Party

The Senior Party will occur after graduation. All participants must ride buses to the event as the location will be undisclosed. Students need to pre-register for the event. Please find a flyer describing the event along with the pre-registration form at the bottom of this page.

StudentsPlease say yes to event on Facebook, share it and watch for more details!

                     

Hello, South parents! We need your help!

We need over 100 adult volunteers to put on the parent organized all night party for South graduates.  We hope you will consider giving of your time and energy.  WE NEED YOU!  The party takes place at a "secret" destination following the graduation ceremony on June 4th and into the morning of June 5th. Parents of ALL grade level students (Freshmen, Sophomores,  Juniors and Seniors) are welcome, needed, and encouraged to be part of this wonderful tradition.

If you can help, please visit (http://vols.pt/Ycth3d), enter your email address and sign up! 

Or--contact the volunteer coordinator, Melissa Olson at 612-822-6665.  

Our email is: southseniorparty@yahoo.com.

 Over 100 adult volunteers are needed for the following tasks:

·  -  Pre-party registration (over lunch hours at school)

·  -  Setup/decorations on graduation day (Wednesday, June 4th)

·  -  2-3 hour shifts at the party to assist with security, entertainment, food service, and clean up (Wednesday and Thursday, June 4th and 5th)

Prize Donations Needed

Part of the fun at the party is the prize drawings!  If you know of a business that may be willing to donate cash, gift certificates, or items for prizes, please contact Brian Arvold at brianarvold@yahoo.com.

 

Need More Information?

If you need more information, please contact the Senior Party Co-Chairs:

            Stephanie Colwell at 612-804-9086 (colwellfamily@comcast.net)

            Lisa Bernard at 612-269-4292 (lisab4244@gmail.com)

All information can also be found at http://south.mpls.k12.mn.us/senior_class_activities.html or Facebook (South High Senior Party) and Twitter.

PLEASE consider giving your time and energy to this fun, celebratory event.

Thank you!

        

 

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For further information:

Information on Senior transcripts, honor cords, senior checklists or fines may be acquired from the counseling department.  (2014 senior fees are $35 and will be turned into the main office)

Any other questions may be directed to Stephanie Woldum at stephanie.woldum@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-668-8111.

PDF Jostens Cap/Gown and Diploma Form   --  Please complete the form and return to Stephanie Woldum. If you have difficulty completing the form you may also email the necessary information to stephanie.woldum@mpls.k12.mn.us and I will complete the form on your behalf.
PDF Graduation Ceremony Order Form   --  Use this form to order the grad ceremony DVD from idream.tv
PDF LifeTouch Photo Information   --  Information on graduation ceremony photos that may be ordered from LifeTouch after the ceremony.