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South High School is distinguished for its exemplary academic programs, dynamic theater and music productions, studies in engineering, visual arts and world languages! We embrace all students and are proud of our diversity. 


Introducing Principal Stringer

South High Tigers! My name is Brett Stringer and I am so honored to be your next principal! South's strong reputation for excellence, compassion and equity has me excited to get our family out to Minneapolis as soon as we can. Read more. | MPS Announcement

Hoch Robinson makes mark at NHD

Just in! Teacher Jeff Buszta, on the scene at National History Day, reports freshman Ella Hoch Robinson won "Best Senior Division Project" from Minnesota and finished 4th nationally with her entry in the Individual Website category. Read more.

South's Madame Gupta wins scholarship

Congratulations to South High French teacher Kristen Gupta, one of two American scholarship recipients, afforded summer study at the Université de Liége in Belgium. Read more.

Sayre in running for Music Educator award

From a field of 3,300 nominations, South High music teacher Eric Sayre has emerged as one of 189 quarterfinalists vying for the Music Educator Award! See what's at stakeSemi-finalists will be announced in September. Congrats Maestro Sayre!

SHS Book Club shares top picks

The South High Book Club, pictured with acclaimed author Tommy Orange, read 20 books this school year, and chose these favorites for recommended summer reading:
1. Orphan Train by Christine Baker Kline | 2. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas | 3. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi | 4. Golden Boy by Tara Sullivan | 5. Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy by Karen Abbott | 6. There There by Tommy Orange

Tiger scholars, AP homework posted

Advanced Placement students, for your convenience, teachers have provided outlines of summer reading/study expectations.

August ACT prep session still has spots

Get elective credit, free bus rides, free meals, plus score higher than you otherwise might on the ACT, by signing up for Session Two of Gear Up's ACT Bootcamp: Aug. 12-16, 9-noon! Simply, email Ellie MarranSee poster.

Join the Y for FREE

Teen summer memberships to the YMCA are free, but hurry. Sign-up ends Friday, June 14, Slots are limited. Check availability here. At last check, Blaisdell still had openings! 

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