Tiger News
Sign up NOW for girls fastpitch softball

Club 612, a high-quality, fastpitch softball program for Minneapolis girls, is inviting players of all skill levels to join now. The deadline is Monday, July 25. See flier and info sheet. Direct questions to Greg Berg, Club 612 President and Washburn Varsity Coach.

Get to your summer adventure!

South students, Ride Metro Transit at an affordable rate and get to summer destinations with a summer pass. Not quite sure what you're doing this summer? Check out the possibilities!

Order graduation DVDs for free!

Video of the commencement ceremony for the South High Class of 2016 is available on DVD. DVDs are freeOrder yours here! Direct questions to MPS Communications at 612.668.0230.

South named one of elite ExMASS schools

South High is one of the 10 schools in the country chosen to be a part of the Exploration of Moon and Asteroids by Secondary Students (ExMASS!) program. Students will compete for the chance to present at NASA. Read more.

Green Tigers upgrade recycling with $9K grant

The efforts of South Green Tigers' Sophia Manolis and Isabel Strebe will soon make the cafeteria commons a model of environmental efficiency! With a $9,000 grant from Hennepin County, stations for compost, waste and recycling will be installed over the summer. Read more.

Gardening efforts underway in big way

An amazing transformation has been taking place on the east side of South High. Here, students, staff and friends have dedicated themselves to seeing the South gardens flourish! See all that's happened in words and pictures and read how South students will reap the benefits!

South goes "state of the art" with 3D Printer

An upgrade for the Engineering department has made South High the only school in the state with a Stratasys Fortus 400 MC Printer. This is a 3D printer for advanced prototyping projects. Teacher Jesse Sirovy calls it a once in a lifetime acquisition. Read more.

South High player "Miracle Kid" profiled in Strib

In case you missed it, the Star Tribune profiled South High School freshman and intrepid athlete Mia Gerold, who is thriving six years after a brain tumor diagnosis.

Youth for Understanding scholarship winner is South student

Congratulations to YFU Scholarship winner and South High student Sophia Faacks, who will soon begin an international journey with YFU.  Be sure to ask her about her experience. If interested in hosting a student or traveling as one, visit YFU at yfuusa.org or call 1.800.TEENAGE to learn more!

Additional students earn letters in music

In additiona to Alicia Gaytan who lettered in choir, the music department is pleased to announce that Maren Stone and Walker Ferguson have also lettered in choir; Siobhan Sullivan has lettered in orchestra; and Stephanie Krause and Sten Bulander have lettered in band. See lettering info and photos.

Take care of overdue books

Students are reminded to please check MPS email accounts for overdue book notices and take care of any fees by end of school day tomorrow.

Star Tribune features South grad

The remarkable survival of Lupe Galeno Hernandez has been documented since she was shot and paralyzed as a 13 year-old victim of gang/gun violence. Five years later, her hard fought journey toward graduation is further documented in words, photos and video by the Star Tribune.

South engineering students land internships

Civil Engineering and Architecture students, Keeler Gonzalez and August Eggers have landed summer internrships with the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Read more.

Math Center hits 10K mark

It's official. Hiba Hussein is the 10,000th math center visitor of the year. With that title, Hiba, an Intermediate Algebra student, won a hearty handshake from Ms. Woldum, and a cardboard cylinder, very artfully decorated. See photo

Enter the Liberal Arts t-shirt design contest

Liberal Arts students!  T-shirt ideas for the 2016-17 school year are due Monday. We'll vote Tuesday. Add style and class up the apparel of your South High program cohorts by submitting your design! See details and the submission form.

Freshman studies, shares family history

Anwar Sahal was honored to get an assignment that allowed him to share significant family history with classmates. His presentation featured his grandfather, Mohammed Awale Liban, who designed the flag of Somalia. Read more.

Try the flashback challenge

This week, two South High staffers have stepped forward to see if you recognize them as high school students. See their full photos and the answer to last week's challenge.

Tardy feedback

As the year wraps up, we invite parents to offer ideas about tardiness and ways to encourage punctuality among students. If the link does not work, you may simply reply to the newsletter email.

Farewell to South High staff

As the year closes, we bid farewell to teachers David Rathbun, Phylis Hayes, Barbara Greenhalgh; assistant principal Dagny Waldeland; chemical health counselor Anne Gorton; and special education assistant Mary Josephson, who retired in December. Our gratitude to them is unending.

End of school, final newsletter

The last day of school is Tuesday, June 7, and we'll release the final newsletter of the year Monday. Get your submissions in very soon, to be posted alongside the latest on the SHS garden, year-end wraps, and the flashback challenge!

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