Green Tigers upgrade recycling with $9K grant
The efforts of South Green Tigers' Sophia Manolis and Isabel Strebe will soon make the cafeteria commons a model of environmental efficiency! With a $9,000 grant from Hennepin County, stations for compost, waste and recycling will be installed over the summer. Read more.
Gardening efforts underway in big way
An amazing transformation has been taking place on the east side of South High. Here, students, staff and friends have dedicated themselves to seeing the South gardens flourish! See all that's happened in words and pictures and read how South students will reap the benefits!
South goes "state of the art" with 3D Printer
An upgrade for the Engineering department has made South High the only school in the state with a Stratasys Fortus 400 MC Printer. This is a 3D printer for advanced prototyping projects. Teacher Jesse Sirovy calls it a once in a lifetime acquisition. Read more.
Take care of overdue books
Students are reminded to please check MPS email accounts for overdue book notices and take care of any fees by end of school day tomorrow.
Star Tribune features South grad
The remarkable survival of Lupe Galeno Hernandez has been documented since she was shot and paralyzed as a 13 year-old victim of gang/gun violence. Five years later, her hard fought journey toward graduation is further documented in words, photos and video by the Star Tribune.
Math Center hits 10K mark
It's official. Hiba Hussein is the 10,000th math center visitor of the year. With that title, Hiba, an Intermediate Algebra student, won a hearty handshake from Ms. Woldum, and a cardboard cylinder, very artfully decorated. See photo!
Freshman studies, shares family history
Anwar Sahal was honored to get an assignment that allowed him to share significant family history with classmates. His presentation featured his grandfather, Mohammed Awale Liban, who designed the flag of Somalia. Read more.
As the year wraps up, we invite parents to offer ideas about tardiness and ways to encourage punctuality among students. If the link does not work, you may simply reply to the newsletter email.
Farewell to South High staff
As the year closes, we bid farewell to teachers David Rathbun, Phylis Hayes, Barbara Greenhalgh; assistant principal Dagny Waldeland; chemical health counselor Anne Gorton; and special education assistant Mary Josephson, who retired in December. Our gratitude to them is unending.
End of school, final newsletter
The last day of school is Tuesday, June 7, and we'll release the final newsletter of the year Monday. Get your submissions in very soon, to be posted alongside the latest on the SHS garden, year-end wraps, and the flashback challenge!