School resumes Monday
School is out Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of this week for conferences and Minnesota Educator Academy (MEA) workshops. Additional release days, Thursday, Nov. 3 and Friday, Nov. 4, will follow the end of the first quarter. Plan ahead by checking all no school days to come.
PSAT registration EXTENDED to Oct. 26
Registration for the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Qualifying Test has been extended to Wednesday, Oct. 26. Juniors and sophomores, this is your chance for possible scholarships and to prep for tests required for entrance at most colleges. See details.
Be a host family for a week!
At South HIgh, we are eagerly awaiting the arrival of twenty students from our German partner school, Gymnasium Farsum for a weeklong cultural exchange. We invite you and need you to be a host family Oct. 30 - Nov. 11! See what's involved.
Sadie Hawkins tickets on sale NOW
Each fall, South High students are transported by bus to a ranch for a night of hayrides, dancing and fun! Get your tickets now through Friday, Oct. 28. First come, first served! Permission slips required. See more.
QQuest conference set for Nov. 1
High School students, who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Allied youth, are invited to gather for the annual QQuest conference, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the University of Minnesota's Coffman Memorial Union. Read more.
Study abroad for free!
Know a Tiger who wants to study in Germany, all expenses paid?! Students of ALL backgrounds are encouraged to apply for the CBYX scholarship! Learn more.
Order class yearbooks
Get your edition of 2016-17 Tiger memories by going to jostensyearbooks.com or by calling 1.877.767.5217.
Book price: $70 | Order deadline: Friday Oct. 28
Coder Dojo gearing up for 2016-17
Want to learn computer programming? Then Coder Dojo is for you. Free for youth and teens, 11-18, we meet monthly. Our next meeting is Saturday, Oct. 29, 3-4:30 p.m. at the Walker Library. See details.
South biker qualifies for National Cycling camp
On the fast track in his cycling career, South biker Nick Carter has won an invitation from the USA National Cycling team to participate in Talent ID Camp. This is an important step in progressing to US National programs. Camp will be at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado, Oct. 18-23! See more!
South Cross Country wins Blaine Invitational
South's Mahamed Salad placed first and Henry Holcomb placed third to give South High Boys Varsity Cross Country team the overall win in the Blaine Invitational. The girls team fared well coming in at 5th, boosted by Anna Mulhern's 2nd place win. Congrats, Tigers!
South debate team wins big in first tournament
South High debate is making an ultra impressive showing, getting the season underway by posting 10 wins in their first tournament! Organizers noted the young team of Ben Phi and Eiset Mebrahtu won all their rounds and came in second, making them one of the top teams in the state! See results.
Indian Ed update from Tami Johnson
Students this week got a quick tutorial about the education of American Indian people in the U.S. We began with a focus on the values and teaching styles of traditional (tribal) education, discussed the introduction of missionaries and military-style boarding schools and ultimately the Indian Education Act. Read more.
Update about the South High Book Club
Instead of every week, book club will be meeting every other week. Our next meeting is set for Wednesday, Oct. 12, 3:20 - 4 p.m. No required books. We share a love of reading, titles and yes, food! Learn more.