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MPS presents Lake Street project plans

Minneapolis Public Schools will present plans for a proposed new building on East Lake Street, Thursday, Oct. 6, 6 p.m. at the Land Use Committee Meeting of the Corcoran Neighborhood Organization - 3451 Cedar Ave S. Learn more.

PSAT registration EXTENDED to Oct. 26

Registration for the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Qualifying Test has been extended to WednesdayOct. 26. Juniors and sophomores, this is your chance for possible scholarships and prep for tests required for entrance at most colleges. See details.

Picture retake day is Oct. 10

Photos for retakes, new orders or for those who didn't sit previously for a photo i.d., 
will be:
Monday, Oct. 10 | 8 a.m.-noon | In the auditorium
● Students, getting retakes, must bring the package they want replaced.
● Students, who ordered but didn't receive a package, should call 1-866-955-8342.
● Students, who didn't previously order, may still order photo packages.

PUSH Meeting to focus on student engagement

Parents United for South High meets Monday, Oct. 10. | 6 p.m.-Dinner | 6:30 p.m.-Meeting


  • School Activities
  • Positive School Wide Engagement
  • Restorative Practices
Conferences set for mid-October/mid-February

No appointment necessary. Plan now for parent-teacher conferences!
Fall conferences: Tuesday, Oct. 18, 4 - 8 p.m.; and Wednesday, Oct. 19, 8 a.m. - noon.
Winter conferences: Thursday, Feb. 16, 4 - 8 p.m.; and Friday, Feb. 17, 8 a.m. - noon.

MN Secretary of State Simon visits South

Taking notice that South High was the first school to sign up for 2016 Student Votes, MN Secretary of State Steve Simon paid a visit to South High and highlighted National Voter Registration Day, Tuesday, Sept. 27. Read more.

State of the School - Title I Meeting set

Learn about the state of South High School at the upcoming Title I meeting, 6 p.m.,Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016. Conference room 149. Please read our letter to families, outlining South's designation as a "continuous improvement school" in EnglishSpanishSomali.

South SIP Plan posted

The 2016-17 Student Improvement Plan is now posted to the South website. Find it under About Us, in the Accountability section of the South website.

World Language students tops in proficiency

South World Language students are again tops in earning proficiency certificates and seals awarded by AAPPL testing and/or AP examination! They will be honored by MPS next week. See overview of results.

South students make AP Scholar Roster

Thirty-one South students made the AP Scholar Roster, 25 of them garned the designation of with Distinction; six earned the designation with Honor. See more.

Homecoming set for Oct. 7

Homecoming's Oct. 7. Students, get your dance tickets now through next Friday, and get permission slips signed soon. See more.

After-school enrichment at South!

The MN Children's Defense Fund is offering culturally-affirming, academic enrichment after school at South High, Monday - Thursday, 3:15-4:30 p.m. Film club, Lacrosse, College Readiness! Check out the offerings!

Love to read? Join the South High Book Club

South Book Club meets after school every Wednesday, beginning Sept. 28, 3:20 - 4 p.m. No required books. We share a love of reading, titles and yes, food! Learn more.

Register for the Missing Voices Conference

Find your voice, tell you story, make yourself heard in classrooms that are missing diverse perspectives. Students and teachers are encouraged to register for the 2016 Missing Voices Conference at the University of St. Mary’s, Thursday, Nov. 3.

Baseball booster pumpkin sale Oct. 8!

South High Boosters have got your pumpkins! Get them Saturday, Oct. 8, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at East Lake Street Liquor and Longfellow Grill. See our flier for details. Note, Sunday pumpkin sales are a possibility, as well!

Somali Museum Celebration THIS Saturday

Don't miss the Twin Cities biggest Somali cultural event of the year! Get your tickets to the Somali Museum Celebration taking place at the Minneapolis Convention Center this Saturday. See details.

Get financially ready for college

Financial Literacy Night: Thursday, Oct. 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Seniors | 5:30 Dinner | 6:15 12th grade Presentation | +Optional FSA session
Freshman | 5:30 Dinner | 6:15 9th grade Presentation | +Optional FSA session

Don't miss important messages!

South High students, did you know you can update your email address to the one you use most often? A.k.a the one that makes your phone buzz! Do this so you won't miss news about school, grades, graduation or career & college opportunities. Here's how to update.

Minneapolis Alpine Ski Team is recruiting

Minneapolis Alpine Ski Team (MAST) is a downhill ski racing team, representing MPS and open to all Minneapolis high school students. Financial assistance is available. What you need to know to sign up.

Improve advocacy skills for you and your child

Learn how to put your rights and your children's rights in action and meet with a volunteer attorney at a CPEO-sponsored Parent Advocacy workshop, Saturday, Oct. 1, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Davis Center. 

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