Senior Class Meeting MONDAY
The Senior Class Meeting has been changed to Monday, May 9, 6th hour, from it's previously scheduled day of Tuesday. All graduating seniors are strongly encuraged to attend.
AP Testing Schedule
Advanced Placement testing begins this week. See the testing schedule and please note times that the "media center" is reserved for testing. The library will be closed to non-testing students at these times.
Donations needed now!
The H-Art class is in dire, immediate need of supplies. Please see the donation list and if possible bring to South offices today, tomorrow, soon! Muralist Gustavo Lira, who created two of our school murals, is lending talents again to provide students with an awesome experience.
Spring Concert Series underway!
The first spring concert of the season takes the South High stage Tuesday, May 3, 7 p.m. with performances by South's Community Band and Community Jazz Band. Many more music performances follow this Thursday, Friday and next week. See the full concert series.
Mayor highlights college futures of South High seniors
In a celebation of higher education, Mayor Hodges and Superintendent Goar teamed up and made a visit to South to discuss the college futures of our seniors. At an informal luncheon, students were asked to share highlights of their high school years, plans for the future and recommendations for change. Read more.
Wednesday welcome by South's SRC
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and tomorow morning South's Silver Ribbon Committee will be welcoming all to school with buttons, music and games. For just $5, also get your own SRC t-shirt. Help us inform, educate, and bust stigmas!
Summer enrichment opportunities
New, under our Academics tab, is "Summer Enrichment." If you are looking for an opportunity to explore science, math, business, world languages, and a host of other subjects, check out what our new Advanced Achievement Coordinator, Anne Marie Plante has curated for you!
See the world with Youth For Understanding
Discover the best in yourself and your family by hosting a Youth For Understanding exchange student for the 2016-2017 school year! And, if you would like to study abroad, YFU has programs departing in January! Learn more at yfuusa.org or call 1.800.TEENAGE.
Southwest Coder Dojo sets May meeting
Southwest Coder Dojo meets Saturday, May 21, 3 - 4:30 p.m., at the Walker Library. We are a club for teens (ages 13-18) who want to learn to code. No experience necessary At this special session learn how to register your own domain, use Tumblr, Blogger, or Heroku to host your personal content. Visit Eventbrite.
Can you name this South High alum?
Can you name this handsome fella from the South High Class of 2005? He's now a South staffer. Tonight on Facebook and Twitter, we reveal the answer! Any other South alums, now staff and faculty members, please send your photos. This is definitely another Reason to ❤️ South!
May is Mental Health Awareness month
By resolution of the City of Minneapolis, May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Green is the designated color for awareness. The 35W bridge will be lit lime green in acknowledgment May 5. SHS students are reminded the final meeting of the SRC is May 18. Read the proclamation.
Classroom tardiness and your thoughts
As Principal Aponte mentioned in the video edition of the Principal's Corner, staff and students are examining the issue of classroom tardiness. We encourage all to reply with your thoughts on how to encourage punctuality.
2016 Celebration of Teachers includes South faculty
Five South teachers are among a select group of faculty districtwide, nominated by colleagues and chosen by MPS and the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers, to be celebrated. Brenda Frisvold, Laura Lanik, Derek Lindberg, Anne Marie Plante and Sheila Willette are our South honorees. Congratulations! See list.