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Homecoming is Saturday, Sept. 22

Homecoming spirit week kicks off Monday, building up to the Friday night dance, and the big game Saturday when the Tigers host St. Paul Harding at Roosevelt. 
Wear your Tiger Pride:

Monday - Pajama Day
Tuesday - Meme Day
Wednesday - Twin Day
Thursday - Neon Day
Friday - Tiger Pride

Homecoming Dance - Friday, Sept. 21 | 7 p.m. | Gym | Buy tickets at lunch
Homecoming Game - Saturday, Sept. 22 | 4 p.m. | Roosevelt

PSAT Registration OPEN now

The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test--for 11th & 10th graders--is set for Oct. 10 at South High. 11th graders may register now. | 10th graders register Monday, Sept. 24. | Fee is $25 PAYABLE ONLINE ONLY | Registration CLOSES Wednesday, Oct. 3.  Learn more.  

South scholars named National Merit Semifinalists

Congratulations to seniors, Sophia Manolis and Desmond LaFave! Their high-scoring performance on last year's PSAT puts them on track to compete for National Merit honors in 2019. Read the story in the Star Tribune.

AP Scholars List announced

Kudos to South High AP Scholars, whose performance on Advanced Placement exams showed scoring gains of 3 or better held steady in 2018, after a signficant leap in 2017 from 2016. Overall numbers of test takers also increased. Also significant, South had two National AP Scholars

Green Tigers video is a must-see!

Two years ago, the Green Tigers pursued a year-long process to plan, design and win grant funds to acquire Waste Sorting Stations for the lunchroom. They also produced a video that's stood the test of time in compelling Tigers to use the waste stations. Haven't seen it?  Watch it now. 

Yearbook orders due Oct. 26

A year of Tiger memories is priceless, but if we had to put a dollar figure on it, $69 is what it'll cost to reserve a yearbook. Orders due Oct. 26.Senior photos due Nov. 20 | Senior Baby ads due Dec. 19 | Take these steps to submit.

Sign up now for our Parent Academy

South High is hosting a 5-week Parent AcademyThursdays, Oct. 25 - Nov. 27. Learn about the relevance of GPAs, college planning and financial aid. Call to enroll or complete the application here in English | Spanish | Somali. | See 5-week schedule

Tour Southeast Asia with South High

Summer 2019, Tiger students will be embarking on the trip of a lifetime to Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Learn about the logistics, academic credit and affordable payment options: Wednesday, Sept. 19 | 6-7 p.m. | Room 258 | RSVP 

Shop the StuCo Garage Sale

The SHS Student Council is open for business, Saturday, Sept. 15, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Come to the practice field (UPDATE East side of building- parking lot off 21st Ave.) and shop 'til you drop. Come away with a prized garage sale find AND support future SHS student events!

Mountain Bike team among top finishers

South MTB put forth an incredible effort, coming away as 2nd place finishers in a crowded field of 35 teams at Lake Rebecca (Race #2 of the Minnesota High School Cycling League.) Interested in signing up? Talk to Mr. Darin Doty. All levels of experience welcome! Congratulate these riders!

Coming soon: The Writers Room!

The Writers' Room aims to be a comfortable, engaging space to support students in all aspects of writing. Drop-in hours will be posted for students to get support. We'll host clubs and tutoring sessions, too. Our launch date is Sept. 25. In the meantime, we are grateful for your donations! Thank you.

Wanted: Social Action Leaders for paying gig!

The Helping Youth Promote Empowerment Council is a Student Council open to high schoolers. HYPE supports social action projects at schools throughout the city. Members are paid $10 an hour and are treated to dinner at monthly meetings. Applications are due Monday, Oct. 15thLearn more about us!

MAP testing begins Sept. 18

Measures of Academic Progress, a state standarized test, will be administered Sept. 18 - 28, with make-up exams taking place on Fridays. See schedule

Message about testing from MDE

The Minnesota Department of Education advises parents to make informed decisions about statewide testing. They ask families to read the "Parent /Guardian Guide and Refusal for Student Participation in Statewide Testing." Included is the testing Opt-Out form.

Super Soccer Saturday, Sept. 29

South High hosts this annual day of soccer match-ups between our Gallant Tigers and our Southwest Laker rivals Saturday, Sept. 29. Due to field renovations, here at home, game sites will be at Roosevelt High and the Neiman Sports Complex. See game day schedule.

Join the Mpls Alpine Ski Team

Student athetes in grades 7-12 are invited to join the Minneapolis Alpine Ski Team (MAST) by registering now for the 2018-2019 season. MAST, a competitive MPS high school alpine ski racing team, open to MPS students. Learn more.

Lakers host South Tigers, Sept. 15

This Saturday, fill the stands with Tiger Pride at Southwest High where the Lakers wiill host our Gallant Tigers in all-day soccer match-ups, Saturday, Sept. 15. Admission is $6, adults | $4, students | Free, kids under 7. See schedule.

MPS Welcome Back Pow Wow set

North High is again the host site of the MPS Welcome Back Pow Wow, now, in its 2nd year and set for Friday, Sept. 21. Two grand entries are on the program at 4 p.m. and 6, with dinner served at 5. The host drum will be Redbone.  See details.

Circle of Healing happening Sept. 22

Bde Maka Ska's Thomas Beach is the site of "The Gathering of Nations for Peace and Unity Circle Dedication" Saturday, Sept. 22, 9-11 a.m. "Ojibway Healer and Elder" Linda Lucero will join Nancy Bordeaux, using the 7 Grandfather Teachings: Wisdom, Bravery, Integrity, Love, Humility, Courage and Honor for this Healing Ceremony

Strong Teen Girls led by South teacher

Music teacher Sarah Minette is inviting teen girls to get their sweat on in a six-week workout program designed just for them at Linden Hills Crossfit. The start date is Saturday, Oct. 27. Space is limited. Sign up, get your fees and waivers in, ASAP. See details.

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