African Culture Night THIS WEEK
South High students and staff present African Culture Night, Thursday, March 30, 5-8 p.m.! This special evening includes dinner and features a fashion show, spoken word performances and a listening session to inspire and further shared understanding. All are invited. Please come. See poster!
MCA testing set for April
April 17-21 - Reading (10th graders)
April 24-28 - Math (11th graders) | Science (9th, 10th, 11th, 12th grades)
Please note these dates for Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments.
Needed: Short-term host families!
We're looking for families to host students from our partner school, Graz International Bilingual School. They are visiting Tuesday, April 25 - Monday May 1! Could you help us out? Host students would be shadowed in classes, and also would be invited to participate in fun activities throughout the week. See details.
Next parent meeting follows Spring Break
Parents United for South High meets Monday, April 10. This date coincides with the first day of the new quarter and the first day of school following Spring Break.
Contribute to Pennies for Patients
The "Pennies for Patients" campaign is in its final stretch at South High. Mr. Nohel, Social Studies teacher, coordinates this campaign. The idea is that "change beats cancer." Classes are filling jars fast. But it's not too late to help your class top all others. Contributions are being accepted through next week!
Talent Show winners announced!
The National Honor Society extends a special thank you to all who supported this week's annual Talent Show, particularly Mr. Hardy, Connor Snowden, Tommy Fourre and the tech crew, administrators, all who came and our very talented performers! The evening's winners, decided by the audience, are:
Third Place - Kieran, Charlie & Doug's Band
Second Place - Victor Furman Gershwin Piano Performance
First Place - Nasir, Majesty & Sylence Dance Performance!
Tour Benefit Concert this Friday!
Our annual Tour Benefit Concert is slated for this Friday, 7 p.m. in the audtiorium. No admission, we only ask you give what you can to help student musicians get on the road and tour St. Louis, Missouri. Treat yourself to the sounds of Chamber Orchestra, Jazz Band, Pop Singers, Varsity Choir, and Wind Ensemble. Also, give Timon Jones and Kieran Hegarty a listen on Jazz 88 promoting the concert!
Whisper Urrutia claims essay win at Storytelling Day
In conjunction with World Story Telling Day, March 21, South senior Whisper Urrutia was asked to recite her prize winning essay, "The Solution." The event, which recognizes that stories tranform education, and contest were both sponsored by the MN Alliance for Peacemakers. Urrutia did South High proud, claiming 2nd place and $750 scholarship prize!
Spring Concert Series underway in May
The Spring Concert Series is happening in May, made extra special by recognizing our graduating seniors! Admission is $5 for adults | $3 for students.
Tuesday, May 9 -Jazz Night
Thursday, May 11 - Choir Night
Tuesday, May 16 - Orchestra Night
Friday, May 19 - Band Night
Register now for the Youth Action Retreat
South students, you're invited to the Youth Action Retreat, Wednesday, April 26, hosted by St. Mary's University. It's free to students in grades 9-12, but limited to 10 participants per school. Registration is open until April 7. Breakfast and lunch are provided. See all details.
Apply to attend MN Youth Institute
"It's your state, your world. How will you help feed it?" That's the question posed to students and the issue to be discussed at the MN Youth Institute May 15. To attend, you must submit an essay with your plan of action by April 15, See event details.
All parents, celebrate the class of 2017!
June 3rd is also the date of the all night grad party for seniors. To pull it off we need all parents of underclassmen to consider chaperoning and help plan. It's a fun time, please meet with us TONIGHT at the Riverview Cafe, 6:30 p.m. See details.
Don't get towed
Be careful. Parking in the South High lot could be very expensive. Staff, please be sure to hang parking tags. Parents and visitors, please park in visitor stalls or along streets. Students, please do not park in the lot. Owners of unauthorized vehicles risk being towed by "Rapid Recovery." The impound fee is $215.