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What you should know about "13 Reasons Why"
Thursday, April 27, 2017 8:55 AM

"13 Reasons Why," first a book and now a Netflix series, is the current pop culture rage that has captured the attention of students for its portrayal of a teenager who commits suicide. It has also caught the attention of school staff who, as today's Star Tribune notes, are "sounding alarms" for its treatment of sensitive subject matter of rape, bullying and suicide. South High School Social Workers, Counselors and School Psychologist want all to have the best information possible in framing discussions around this series, particularly discussions with our students. They ask that you please consider the following and that you not hesitate to refer students to them or reach out to them as resources.

Teacher Opt-In Event: Peace Speaker Paul Chappell
Monday, October 10, 2016 8:15 PM

Opt in your class to hear Peace Speaker, Paul Chappell, Tuesday, Nov. 1, Hour 2 or 3, or both.
See video clip | Read letters to Paul from high school students | Flier | See RSVPs

Star Tribune reporter visit
Monday, October 10, 2016 8:10 PM

Tomorrow new education reporter Beena Raghavendran is touring South, 9 - 10 a.m. Let me know if you have a dynamic lesson going on, or inquisitive students who want to grill a working journalist : ) We'll stop by.

Public Website Directory Updated
Monday, October 10, 2016 8:00 PM

Please review your entry in the directory. | Reply with edits if your information requires further updates.
Learn about directory features that can make your life easier! Yes, really.

Who takes care of what?
Monday, October 10, 2016 7:55 PM

So many channels of communication: the google calendar, the newsletter, robo calls, school monitor messages, student announcements. How do you get your message heard? Here's how.

Website: source for all things South.
Monday, October 10, 2016 7:50 PM

Save the South homepage as a homescreen icon, and have instant access to South news and key contacts at all times. Check out hints about the homepage.

Weekly newsletter: Tiger Pride
Monday, October 10, 2016 7:05 PM

Tiger Pride is released every Wednesday. Submit news by Tuesday. But know, if you cannot meet the weekly deadline, just let me know. We can always release an urgent message in between newsletters.

Robo calls
Monday, October 10, 2016 6:55 PM

Robo calls are made primarily for multilingual communication. Send requests a week in advance to Joe, Sharon and Lisa. Feel free to send requests now, for calls you'd like made in the coming year.

How to handle reporter interview requests
Monday, October 10, 2016 6:35 PM

Media requests for interviews should be forwarded to me or to Ray. We clear requests for interviews with district communications. 

Send your photos
Monday, October 10, 2016 6:35 PM

This is a big school. When you can, take a photo of outings, classroom moments…and send (with names) for a social media mention. I have limited opportunities to capture all the amazing events. Appreciate your help so much!

Be your own PR spokesperson
Monday, October 10, 2016 6:20 PM

If you have twitter account, include @SouthHighMpls in a tweet and we'll follow you. When you tweet something Tigerrififfic about your day and mention @SouthHighMpls, we'll retweet and or post to our South High Facebook page!

Social media averse?
Monday, October 10, 2016 6:15 PM

You don’t have to be on social media to keep up. Simply click the twitter and facebook icons on our homepage and view "the conversation" without engaging. You can also save urls and check in every once in awhile.

Photo opps
Monday, October 10, 2016 6:10 PM

Thanks to teachers Ockman, Fabel, Berger, Hamilton, Hodge and others for allowing classroom photos. Got some good ones. As they are published, will let you know! If your room was missed, know I still intend to visit!

Staff Notes on the web
Monday, October 10, 2016 6:00 PM

Find these notes posted under Teacher Tab > Professional Development > Staff Notes. Or, bookmark: 📣 Thanks all for the kind show of support every day!