Semester ends; no school Jan. 27-30
● First semester comes to a close Thursday, Jan. 26, followed by a four-day weekend.
● No school: Friday, Jan. 27 - Monday, Jan. 30.
● First day of second semester will be Tuesday, Jan. 31.
Academic Planning Night set for Feb. 6
CURRENT freshmen, sophomores, juniors and their families are invited to campus to review options and requirements for the 2017-18 school year. Monday, Feb. 6 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Freshmen meet in media center | Sophomores, juniors meet in auditorium. Contact Lauren Lewis.
South gardens awarded $250 grant
With a mini grant from MPS and Community Ed, SHS gardeners hope to make their next harvest even bigger than last year's. Those efforts put tomatoes, peppers and zucchini on the lunch menu in the Garden to Cafeteria program. Contact Susan Peterson to volunteer!
Viva City Art Show features South Students
Visual Arts teachers Cynthia Berger, Corbin Doty and David Olson are proud to announce 13 of their students will showcase their paintings, ceramics and photographs at the annual Viva City Festival. See their works on display at Mpls. Central Library | Now thru Jan. 29 | 6 - 8 p.m.
Engineering Summer Program accepting apps
Applications are being accepted now for the Engineering Summer Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and are due Monday, April 3, 2017. This is a fully funded, six-week residential program for current sophomores and juniors, June 17 - July 28. Learn more.
South Girls rack up conference wins
Last night, the South Girls Basketball team kept their undefeated conference streak intact by defeating Patrick Henry 93-18. Check out the nice Strib write-up describing their victory earlier this week over Washburn.
Sign up for Check It Out chess tourney
Check It Out chess tournament play gets underway Saturday, Jan. 21 at Sanford Middle School. Students do not need to be on a team to register. See all details for this free event--lunch included for participants and families! Sign up now.
Gain a History Day advantage with Hullabaloos
History Hullabaloos are student research gatherings at local libraries and your chance to curate the best material with the best resources for your history day project. See what Hullabaloos offer and plan to attend one very soon:
University of Minnesota Wilson Library (West Bank)
Saturday, Jan. 14 |
1-5 p.m.| Event Info
Minneapolis Central Library
Saturday, Jan. 21 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Roseville Public Library
Saturday, Jan. 28 |11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Minneapolis Central Library
Tuesday, Jan. 31 | 3:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Site Council Meeting minutes posted
Minutes of the special Site Council meeting with Superintendent Graff last Thursday are now posted. Find them on the site council page along with meeting dates and list of council members. Among developments, a South High field planning committee was established. Details to come.
Rally at Barnard field boosts spirits
Thanks to Parents United for South High,the South High Foundation and the Site Council for the extraordinary effort put forth to bring together the community in support of South High. Students, boosters and our friends at Finer Foods braved brutal temps to show they cared. See the photos.
South High Family Tours underway
Prospective tigers are encouraged to sign up for a Wednesday Tour of South High. Tell your friends, tell your neighbors! Have them reserve a spot soon.
Jan. 18, 8 – 10 a.m.
Jan. 25, 8 – 10 a.m.
Feb. 1, 4– 6 p.m. (Evening Tour)