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MCA testing begins in April

Minnesota's Comprehensive Assessment exams will be administered next month on the following schedule. Please direct quesitons to Ms. Elizabeth McMillen.

  • MCA READING: Lab 150 | APRIL 9- 13 | 10th GRADE
  • MCA MATH: Lab 150 | APRIL 16-20 | 11th GRADE
  • MCA SCIENCE: Lab 150 | APRIL 23-27 |  MIXED GRADES
  • MCA MAKE-UPS: Lab 150 | APRIL 30- MAY 2
  • OPT-OUT Forms English | Spanish | Somali | Hmong
Get career experience in CTE classes

Pursue real life skills, college credit and internships in the SHS Career & Tech Ed program. Take just one CTE class in engineering, manufacturing or web & digital communications––studies show students who do graduate at higher rates than those who don't. Learn more.

GBB wraps season!

Congratulations to the South High Girls Basketball Team. Contenders on the court, they pulled a major upset of higly favored Wayzata and faced #1 Hopkins with grit and determination. In the end, they came away runner-up section final winners! See season standouts.

Montage Concert set for March 22

Enjoy a special night of music AND make a contribution that ensures our ensemble musicians can participate in the annual music tour, and that they can do so regardless of ability to pay. Set a reminder Montage Concert | Thursday, March 22 | 7 p.m. | Tour to D.C.

NHS offers peer tutoring

Research shows "significant gains" when students tutor students, something National Honor Society is putting into practice with peer tutoring. Need help? Ask 7th hour teaches for a pass to the Media Center or come after school Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday.

Why are bags hanging from SHS trees?

Who knew the trees on campus were prime specimens? Social Studies teacher Vincent Patton did! A member of the Lakota Sioux tribe, Patton took his early life experiences tapping sap and created an integrated econ/science lesson for students! Learn more.

Korina Barry '05 inspires students

South alum Korina Barry '05 returned to campus with her remarkable story of grit. She's now the Director of Outreach for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare, but Barry almost didn't go to college, almost didn't graduate high school and narrowly escaped the juvenile justice system. Read more.

MFD cadet class includes SHS grad

Three female cadets in the Minneapolis Fire Department's Class of 2018 made big news as the first women making the cut since 2015. One of them is South High graduate, Mallory Cramer! See story.

"High School Musical" takes the stage

See how cliques, rivalries and challenging the status quo play out in South High Theater's production of "High School Musical!" Curtain goes up March 15-17, Thursday, Friday, Saturday | 7 p.m. All Nights | 2 p.m. Matinee Saturday | $ 7 Students | $9 Adults

Register for SBA by March 21

Catch up and recover credits at Spring Break Academy. Washburn and Henry high schools are the sites, classes are held 8:30 a.m. - 12:40 p.m., Monday - Friday, April 2-6. Breakfast is included. Talk to your counselor, now, to sign up! Learn more.

Is PSEO for you?

Post Secondary Enrollment Options allow high school students to fulfill graduation requirements and start college careers at the same time. Learn more by visiting the Minnesota Department of Education and viewing this expertly curated chart by Dr. Plante.

Club updates from CDF

Add Lacrosse and Soccer to the lineup of after-school clubs starting next week and offered by the Children's Defense Fund at South High! Parents must sign, giving permission for participation. See details.

Make dinner count for SHS!

Fifteen percent of all dinner sales, 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, March 20, at the Longfellow Grill, go to the South High Travel Club! No flyer or notice required! Dine in or take out. Reservations accepted for groups of 7+ and call-aheads accepted for smaller groups. 

HART announces upcoming events

Hands-on Art, the lauded, interdisciplinary course at South High has announced its showcase of events, featuring student work with theater artists and muralists. HART parents and South staff are invited to all events. The public is invited to the May Day parade! | See all events

Bilingual Career Talk in EspaƄol

Building on the success of our first Bilingual Career Talk in Somali, School Social Worker Salma Hussein is organizing a second in Spanish! All students are invited to learn about careers in education, 9:30 -11 a.m., Media Center Lab 261.  | See Flyer!

Franko-Dynes sets swim record
Swim season wrapped up with a bang! Dutch Franko-Dynes swam his best 100-yard freestyle, Saturday at state finals, setting a new South High and Conference record. He swam a 47.26 beating the former record of 47.45. Congratulations, Dutch! 
Get heard, be heard!

Tigers, what are your thoughts about South High School and district policies? What do you want the school board to know? Can MPS serve you better? Tell it to Citywide reps Marie Stebbings, Aria Wanek and Sophia Manolis, Wednesdays at lunch! Learn more.

Answer call for poetry submissions

The Native American Community Clinic and Dr. Lydia Caros are sponsoring a poetry contest for young Native authors, 12-25 years old. Win monetary awards and recognition! Download the application. Submissions must be mailed by March. 25, 2018.

Host family needed!

Just through mid-June, we're looking for a host family for a student from Tunisia! Currently she's in Hawaii on a volunteer service trip. But, she's been placed here at South. Other host opportunities are available. Learn more

Interim Assistant Principal on the job

We are happy to announce that Ms. Isabel Rodriguez has joined the South High administrative team as Interim Assistant Principal, following the departure of AP Miller, who left for a position that places him closer to family. Learn more about AP Rodriguez.

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