Tiger News
Thanksgiving holiday break this week, Nov. 25-27

In observance of Thanksgiving, school will not be in session this Wednesday-Friday. We wish our families a wonderful holiday break.

Letter to families from Interim Superintendent Goar

Interim Superintendent Michael Goar has written a letter to families regarding the impact of current events on our children. Please read his letter in English, Spanish and Somali

Mark calendar for Financial Aid Night, Tuesday, Dec. 1

Following Thanksgiving break, South's Career & Counseling Center is hosting Financial Aid Night - Tuesday, Dec. 1. Check out available resources for funding a college education. Spanish-speaking and Somali-speaking interpreters available. Dine with us, too! See schedule.

See what it means to be a Gallant Tiger, visit!

Family Tour dates are set for December and January, and you're invited! Reserve your time now to visit classes in session, see teachers in action, and talk to our students. Contact: Sharon.White@mpls.k12.mn.us  See tour schedule.

Teachers and students this is for you!

Your commitment and your voice make South a high-performing school. We ask all our teachers and students to please continue offering feedback. The next opportunity is via this survey produced by the University of Chicago. Survey window: Nov. 2 - 25

Check out latest fundraisers for music and baseball

Support South Music! Purchase $15 Baker's Square pie cards from our music students.  Support South Baseball by dining at Chipotle on Ford Parkway, Dec. 1. See details.

South High Math Team ties SW for top spot!

In their first outing of the year, the South High Math Team tied Southwest for first place! The meet at Roosevelt High drew 8 teams competing in events covering: Pre-Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry and Advanced Algebra. See team standings.

Native American College Fair Thursday, Nov. 19

Representatives from an array of postsecondary institutions will be available at the Native American College Fair, 5:30 p.m. Midtown YWCA, this Thursday. Get information on job training, college life, admission, financial aid requirements. Free dinner for first 300 attendees!  See flier.

Hip-Hop, Spoken Word Performances Thursday, Nov. 19
Dance and spoken word performances, written and choreographed entirely by the 100 South students participating, will be featured Thursday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. on stage of the South High auditiorium.
Open House Night for 8th graders this Thursday, Nov. 19

We are pleased to welcome families of the class of 2020 and all prospective high school students to the South High School open house Thursday, Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m.. Learn more about becoming a gallant tiger! School Request cards are due March 6, 2016.  SCHEDULE OF EVENTS.

Junior Planning Meeting set for Tuesday evening!

Members of the class of 2017 and families are invited to Junior Planning Night, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 6 p.m. in the auditorium.  Our South High Counseling team will cover grad requirements, ACT/SAT testing, and the college admission, application and search process.

Three South High students win paid internships!

South Mass Media students Bilal Abdulkadir, Shadeed Cole, Erik Patton are The BrandLab WINNERS of coveted, ad agency internships! The three students will spend 8 weeks, as paid interns, each assigned to a marketing department in the metro area. See photo and video.

District and team honors go to 7 South FB players
South's Elerson Smith and Payton Bowdry came away from the fall season with multiple football honors. Elerson was named District Defense Lineman of the year, while he and Bowdry received All-District honors and both were ...read more.
South athletes named to All City, All State teams
Congratulations to student athletes Kate Kaelin and Hamza Abdujalil! Kaelin was named to the All-City Tennis team, while Abdujalil was named to the first string All-State Soccer team. 
South High Career Fair set for Friday, Nov. 6

AchieveMpls and South High School are hosting an arena-style career fair in the Commons. Nov. 6, 9:14 - 10:04 a.m. - 2nd hour. Students will get insights into career preparation for various fields. Read more.

Senior Class Meeting sets sights on graduation

The class of 2016 got down to business, discussing tasks in the year ahead. Check out timeline and details, complete with list of advisor contacts. Principal Aponte, too, imparted his one word of advice for success after high school. Commencement is May 31

South to perform at Augsburg Festival Saturday
South High's Treble Choir and regional ensembles will celebrate music for treble voices, written by women composers, at the Augsburg College Treble Festival. The festival is free to the public Saturday, Oct. 31, 1:30 p.m., Hoverstein Chapel, Augsburg campus.
Quarter ends. No school - Oct. 29, 30

Families,the quarter ends next Wednesday; and school will be out Thursday, Oct. 29 and Friday, Oct. 30 for staff professional development sessions and record keeping duties. Enjoy the extended weekend.

Math award finalists are South teachers!

Math teachers Morgan Fierst and Stephanie Woldum are state finalists for the 2015 Presidential Awards in Math and Science Teaching. The White House will announce the winner, set to receive $10,000 from the National Science Foundation. Read more.

South to host KBEM High School Jazz Festival!

South is the place to be Saturday, Oct. 24, as host site of the Mpls Jam Fall Fesitval. The event features jazz combos representing: Roosevelt, South, Southwest and Washburn high schools. The event is produced by KBEM, Jazz88. No admission price set. Give what you can!

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