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Become a Gallant Tiger!

Prospective Tigers and families are invited to Tiger Territory for High School Information Night at South High––Monday, Nov. 19, 6-8 p.m. This is an open house event, no RSVP required, but evening will follow a timed program. | Can't make it? Sign up for a Day Tour 

Thanksgiving break next week

A short school week's coming up.  No school, Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 21-Nov. 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Enjoy!

Cap and gown orders DUE!

Seniors, if you didn't submit your cap and gown order at the class meeting, you have until Friday, Nov. 16 to get it done! Submit your order now. Also, bookmark and continue to check the senior information page for what's next throughout the year!

Reserve your yearbook now and save

A year of Tiger memories is priceless, but you don't want to pay more than you have to. Order now and save. The price goes up throughout the year. Final deadline will be in May. | Senior photos due Nov. 20 | Senior Baby Ads due Dec. 19 | Details

Talk to an attorney

Students in need of legal advice are invited to meet with Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, Thursday, Nov. 15, 12:30 - 2 p.m. Connect with Social Worker Salma Hussein to get your appointment!

Give to the Max, Thursday, Nov. 15!

Consider the Friends of South High Foundation when you Give to the Max. Your tax-deductible donation makes possible profound enhancements to the South High experience, and most importantly, ensures student access to opportunities regardless of socio-economic status! 

Fall Dance Showcase, Thursday

The Fall Dance Showcase takes the South High stage, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. Tiger moves you won't want to miss!

Teen takeover at the Walker

The Walker Art Center is inviting teens to have the run of the place, Friday, Nov. 16, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Explore galleries, eat snacks, get a tarot card reading for FREE with student ID. Also see the Gully Boys, Ness Nite and more. Plus get free bus passes to get home!  

NEW date for SHS Music Benefit!

SAVE THE DATE! Last year's "Sounds of South" showcase is being renamed and reimagined, but promises to be another amazing event benefiting SHS music. The date is set, however, so please mark calendars for Friday, Feb. 22. More to come!

Seeking statisticians!

Is statistical analysis a key part of your job? Know experts who rely on stats in their profession? If so, consider joining or refer others to our math speakers' bureau, with the goal of inspiring future statisticians! Contact Fred Cheng, 612-668-4355.

Do your holiday shopping at South

Just three more shopping days to buy Tiger gear, the perfect holiday gift, before winter break! Buy Monday, Nov. 19 at the 8th grade Open House, 6-8 p.m., or Wednesdays during lunch, Dec. 5, and Dec. 19. Cash or credit card only, please.

Recommended read

Government and economics teacher Richard Nohel came across an article in the NYTimes he'd like to share with families about screen time. He says, in his 32 years of teaching, the advent of the smart phone has posed challenges in the school environment like no other.

ELL teachers host Newcomer Night

South High will host a premier welcome event for current students, in our English Language Learner program, and their families. Know of ELL families? Please share this invitation about our dinner event happening at South High Wednesday, Nov. 14, 5-7 p.m.

South High H-Art class wins 35K grant

Congratulations to teachers Delainia Haug, Laura Lanik, and community partner Nadja Reubenova for garnering a $35,198 award for the SHS Hands-on Art class--a course steeped in social justice and community arts awareness alongside acclaimed teaching artists. | News Release

SHS Debate competes at Roseville tourney

Congratulations to Tigers Clara Conry, Zaraia Fabunmi, Eamonn Howell and Alex Shuck, who all performed well at last month's Roseville tourney. Urban Debate has the list of all award winners and compelling reasons to join, right here!

Northwestern offers winter civics course to high schoolers

A three-day weekend at Northwestern University and nine weeks of online course work will garner 9th or 10th graders: 5 service learning hours, plus a knowledge base in Human Rights and Youth Advocacy. Questions? Contact Fred Cheng, Advanced Academics.

Site council minutes posted

An overview of the South High Foundation, an update on student council, a report regarding the state of the school were topics discussed at the most recent meeting of the Site Council. See minutes. Join us for our next meeting: Thursday, Nov. 29, 3:30 p.m.

Take a timeout for sports physicals

To practice or play with the team, student athletes must have a physical on file, and the School Based Clinic can help! Stop by room 122, or call 612-668-4333 to schedule. All students welcome! Get one for winter sports now, or get ahead of the game, and be ready for spring sports.

PUSH meets Monday

Parents United for South High will convene Monday, Nov. 12 in the media center/library at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. See agenda.

Report cards mailed this week

Second quarter is underway, and so is the chance to keep up the good work and do even better with help of the Writers' Room, Math Center and Tuesday after-school tutoring in the library. Don't hesitate to consult teachers and counselors for help, and stay on track with the portal.

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