PUSH meeting set for Monday, Dec. 12
Plan to attend the Parents United for South High meeting Monday, Dec. 12 in the media center. Refreshments served at 6 p.m., meeting underway at 6:30. Parent Scott Schluter will give a status report on recent efforts to upgrade athletic fields. See recent public posts from:
All Nations honors students
South High is pleased to congratulate the 29 students honored by the All Nation's program for their 95-100% attendance records, achieved during the first quarter of the school year. Students were honored at an assembly held just prior to the Thanksgiving break. See the list of honorees.
Boeing, Boeing on SHS main stage next week
The curtain goes up on the South High theater production of Boeing Boeing, Thursday, Dec. 8 and Friday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. This classic farce, directed by senior Aaron Vanek, features a free-wheeling bachelor, whose worlds (and the three fiancees he has in each) collide.
Audition for the spring musical!
Clear your calendar, attend all three audition dates Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, Dec. 13 - 15 to showcase your singing, acting and dancing talents. Efforts could garner you a starring role in "How to succeed in business without really trying." No experience necessary. Spring performance dates are March 16-18.
Join the Scuba Club at South!
Learn how to scuba AND explore Marine Biology at the same time! South High teacher Lorene Irons will advise SHS students participating in the MPS Scuba Club. The first meeting is Thursday, Dec. 8 at the Washburn High School Media Center. Contact, Ms. Irons if you can't make it, but want to join! See flier.
Pop Singers present holiday performances
The in-demand Pop Singers of South High have firmed up their series of community holiday performances and you're invited! The first performance is this Saturday, Dec. 3, 1-1:30 p.m., at Bethany Lutheran Church. See all holiday concerts including the Tuesday, Dec. 13 South High Holiday Concert.
Deck your halls, buy our wreaths!
SHS Wrestling is selling pine wreaths with berries and pinecones. Cost: $25. Get them: ● After school in the wrestling room, ●From any wrestler ● After Thanksgiving, at the Y's tree lot at 42nd St./Hiawatha Ave. Make checks payable to "South High Wrestling." See more.
YWCA Midtown to offer Strong Fast Fit program
Strong Fast Fit is gearing up for youth, 7-17! Come to two classes of culturally relevant programming each week to nurturing healthy, lifelong habits. Classes held Monday and Tuesday, 4:30 - 6 p.m. each week. Field trips, race events, family nights PLUS a yearlong FREE membership to the YWCA is included! See more.
Tour dates set
Let your friends and family know, prospective SHS students are invited to tour South High. Schedule a visit Wednesday mornings, 8-10 a.m. on slated dates in December, January and on one afternoon in February. See full schedule.
South bids farewell to Ms. Schuneman
South Due Process Clerk, Jean Schuneman is retiring this week. The last day for Jean, a tiger staffer and parent of two SHS grads, is Friday, Dec. 2. Jean's expertise in special ed compliance issues and her demeanor of patience and calm will be greatly missed. We wish her the best!
South High claims more debate wins!
South debaters continued their winning ways at the Tamar Kaplan Invitational Tournament at Highland Park High.Twenty students competed, winning 20 rounds. Rakeb Max & Huda Gella placed 2nd Friday. Saturday, Rakeb went solo against team duos and placed 3rd! See results.
South teacher collaboration featured on KARE 11
South Science teacher, Kate Rosok and Engineering teacher, Bill Ruff collaborated to find a better way for junior, Rakeb Max to "see" the moon in her Astronomy class. The solution involved South's state of the art 3D printer, but more importantly, teachers who cared. See the story on KARE11.
Indian Ed update from Tami Johnson
"We referenced President Obama's Dreams of my Father to draw parallels to the challenges Native students face as they search for their personal and cultural identities, asking "Do we buy into society’s stereotypes and pressure "to be Indian?" "What does it mean to pursue higher ed as Native students?" Read more.
Not too late to join Nordic Ski team!
The South Nordic Ski Team kicked off its season last week with dry land training but you can still join! We welcome skiers of all levels and experience to learn and enjoy both classic and skate skiing this season. We are using the Teamsnap app to communicate. Learn more.