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Literary Magazine Launch & Poetry Reading: Wednesday

Students and staff are invited to celebrate the launch of the 2017 edition of The Maze, South's Literary Magazine. The magazine's release party will be shared with South's Poetry & Spoken Word club! Club members will join Maze writers in reading from their respective works Wednesday, March 24, 3:30 p.m. in the media center. This is also an opportunity to pick up copies of The Maze!

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Math & Social Justice Night coming!

See the math study on "Alternative Facts" at the 6th Annual Math & Social Justice Night. Students of teacher Stephanie Woldum, Morgan Fierst and Tanya Hodge explored the concept and that of "fake news" by considering a data set, graphing it and determining its mathematical value. See how they did it and what they concluded, Thursday, June 8, 5:30 p.m. at South High!

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King Lear takes the stage!

South High theater proudly presents King Lear, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday | May 24-26 | 7 p.m. | South High Auditorium | $9 adults | $7 students. This production is directed by guest artist, Craig Johnson and stars Jack Verchota, Anya Naylor and Alaiyah Nelsen-Tobechukwu.  See poster. | LIMITED SEATING! EMAIL FOR TICKETS!

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2017 Art Show continues

Opening Night for displays of Painting & Drawing by South High artists is Tuesday, May 23, 5-8 p.m. at Modus Locus - 35th & Bloomington. Students of Cynthia Berger and Thomas Willicombe will be celebrated with music and light snack fare that evening.See details.

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Garden party TUESDAY evening at South!

You are invited to the South High Garden Party! Tuesday, May 23, 5-7 p.m., corner of 32nd St. & 19th Ave. Wear gardening attire, fit for planting vegetables and pollinators. Trucks from Tacos Lupita & A Cupcake Social will be on the scene, so bring cash to reward yourself and Tiger gardeners for a job well done!

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Silver Ribbon meeting Wednesday

Thought you missed the last meeting of the Silver Ribbon Committee? Don't worry, you didn't. It's set for 3rd hour, Wednesday, May 24. (Postponed for Racial Justice Day.) See more.

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Final PUSH meeting of year set

 Mark calendars for Tuesday, May 30, 6-8 p.m. to attend the year-end wrap of Parents United for South High!

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Register by May 26 for summer school

Short on credits? Catch up this summer at Edison, Southwest or Longfellow*.  Sessions are tentatively set for June 19-July 6 | July 10-27Read more. *Site for teen parents and English Language Learners.

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Final steps to graduation!

Senior checklist day is Tuesday, May 23! | See FAQs here! | But know, some tasks can be taken care of now. For that, Career and College Center Coordinators Nneka Abdullah and Katie Hanson are standing by to help seniors in room 246 to:

  • Complete My Life Plan--Consider what you plan to do after high school and how you'll pay for it.
  • Discuss your plan 
  • Ask questions or get needed clarifications
  • Finish applications for job, program, college and scholarships
  • See all Senior Checklist FAQs!
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Important dates for seniors!

Class of 2017, here's a quick run down of dates for your calendar. See the Senior Info page for details. You're almost there!



🚢⛴May 18-Boat Bash
🎉May 18-31 Tix for All Night Party
✅May 23-Senior checkout 

📅🗓May 31-Last class day for seniors 
🎬June 1-Rehearsal
🍉June 1-Class Picnic (Get tix til sold out)
🎓June 3-Commencement
🎈June 3-Grad Party

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South families, we need your help!

Dear Parents: Only a handful of volunteers have signed on to help with the all-night party for 2017 graduates. We need 100+ adults. The party cannot happen without you. Please read this letter from our faithful party organizer, Leslie Berger!

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Help a Tiger get to National History Day

Good news! MPS is paying half of the expenses to get Sophia Manolis to National History Day. But she could still use additional help to get her to the competition in Maryland this June. Donations are welcome!  Meantime, view her documentary "White Earth Anishinaabeg: A Fight for the Peoples's Land," which took 1st place honors in the category "Individual Documentary." 

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South Softball plays at UMN TODAY!

A big venue change for the game determining the Twin Cities title, between Softball Conference Champs South High and Highland Park. The game will be played at the UMN | Jane Sage Cowles Field | 620 18th Ave. SE Mpls |Friday, May 19 | 4 p.m.  This is the field where the Gopher Women's Softball team plays!

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Last day of school

Final day of school for Seniors is Wednesday, May 31.
For underclassmen, it's Wednesday, June 14. 
See school calendar.

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Walk Bike to School Week, May 15-19

This week the Green Tigers reocgnized Bike Walk to School Week, celebrating community, health and safety! We thank the MN Pollution Control Agency for their donation of bikes lights as prizes. Adding to the festivities, the South High Pop Singers and Jazz Band will perform! Prizes of a backpack, bluetooth speakers and cash will be awarded!

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Racial Justice Day THIS WEDNESDAY

All regular classes will be suspended at South High School Wednesday, May 17, replaced with workshops and cultural performances dedicated to racial and social justice issues! The event theme, PRIDE, represents the motivating forces behind this student-led day of awareness. News Release

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See RJD Schedule

Students will report to regular first hour classes and view a presentation outlining the day ahead with lunch schedule, auditorium events, workshops, passport, activities and attendance.
Preview your day here! | PowerPoint
 

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RJD Classes & Workshops

Offerings include: The N-word. Who gets to use it and why?White Allyship  | How to talk about DisabilitiesHook Up Culture |  Biology of Skin Color! | Black Girls We See You | What do you wish your teachers knew?Research Using African Knowledge SystemsConsent | Race and Feminism | Powerful and profound messages via MusicHow'd You Get Woke?  SEE ALL CLASSES & DESCRIPTIONS

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RJD Breathing Space: Room 326 ABC

Racial Justice Day is foremost a safe place for difficult discussions. However, "difficult" can mean experiencing various degrees of discomfort. Some discomfort requires space to breathe. Room 326 ABC is that designated space. Speak your truth, listen to the truth expressed by others, but remember be kind to your self. Take a break, as needed.

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