Green Tigers champion Walk/Bike to School Day
The Green Tigers of South High will be celebrating walkers and bikers, staff member and students alike, THIS Wednesday morning, 7 - 8:30 a.m. Providing a musical backdrop to the event will be South's own Jazz Combo. Read more.
Sixty South students earn AP honors!
South students who took last spring’s Advanced Placement tests performed admirably, with 60 students qualifying for AP honors. Congratulations to the students who earned the AP designations based on high scores and number of exams taken. See full list!
MPS developing school calendar now. Have your say!
MPS is developing the school calendar for the next three years. Families can weigh in on start, end dates and length of breaks with a survey in English, Spanish, Somali and Hmong. Survey closes Oct 22. The board of education will vote on the final calendar in December.
National Merit Program names Semifinalists at South
Sophia Breitag-Makeever, Mairead Howley, Isabel Rousmaniere, and Nicholas Jensen have been declared Semifinalists, now vying to become Finalists for National Merit honors. Finalists are named in February. From that field, Merit Scholars are selected April-July. Read more.
WCCO features cutting edge class at South
"Building Lives Acquiring Culture and Knowledge" is a class at South High focusing on the experience of black males. For many of the students, it's the first class in which the teacher not only looks like them, but incisively understands their perspective. WCCO story.
Driver's Ed registration open now!
South High Community Education is offering Driver's Ed after school, Oct. 5 - 26. (No classes Oct. 13, 14, 15.) The fee is $125 and students must be at least 15 years old by the time classes are in session. Register online or in person at the Community Education Office. Read more.
Baseball boosters make October shopping easy
Selling pumpkins is how the South baseball program raises funds for gear and compensation for assistant coaches. Help them out, if you can. Get your pumpkin at this Friday's football game or over the weekend at Pepper & Fries, East Lake Liquors and Van Cleve Park. See more.
South's Ella Cook and team break swim record!
In a dual meet against Southwest-Edison, the South-Roosevelt-Washburn women's swim team officially broke the 200 Free Relay, pool record in 1:41:78. The team is comprised of South's Ella Cook, Washburn's Maddie Diffenbach, Rachel Anderson, Anika Johnson (Ramsey.)
Super Soccer Saturday TODAY!
Support the Tigers in this classic rivalry against the Lakers! All day, the men's and women's soccer teams of South High and Southwest High square off in 7 matches. The first is at 8 a.m., final game's at 4:30 p.m. South Varsity Choir sings Nat'l Anthem, 1:45 p.m. Game schedule.