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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.

MPS announces plan for in-person learning

At the Feb. 23 school board meeting, Supt. Graff announced middle and high school students could opt to return to the classroom, or remain as distance learners yet this year. Families must register by Tuesday, March 9. | MPS Letter | MPS web page 

Additional "no school days" announced

In preparation for the return to campus, more "no school days" have been added to the school calendar:

  • March 15-19 No school for students receiving Special Ed. services - Federal Setting III *
  • March 29-April 2 - No school for General Education students
  • April 5-9 - Spring break remains as scheduled.
  • * In-person, Special Ed. Federal III services resume, Monday March 22.
Two start dates follow spring break

After two weeks off for teacher prep and spring break, students will begin fourth quarter classes the week of April 12. (Details regarding bell times, lunch times and scheduling to come.)

  • Monday, April 12, for 9th graders
  • Tuesday, April 13 for 10th, 11th, 12th graders
  • Infographic shows all dates + March 22 start date for Special Ed Federal setting III services
Beat the rush, get Go-To cards, now

IDs and Go-To Cards are available for pick-up at South High on school days, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Door #1. Only students (no siblings) or parents/guardians may pick up. Apply for Educational Benefits to qualify for Go-To cards. Or purchase through Metro Transit.

Sign up for Spring Break Academy

Registration is now open! Read this flyer and info sheet to learn how students can catch up on missing credits.

End your week with an out of this world show!

Join South High All Nations students and faculty in setting sights on the skies, Friday, Feb. 26, 10:30 a.m. for an astronomical event! "Two-Eye Seeing: African Indigenous Astronomy and NASA Moon to Mars." See poster. | Register. | Learn more.

Planning to take the ACT? Tell us by Friday

Seniors and juniors, if you intend to take the ACT, please complete this form by Friday, Feb. 26. Responses will help us secure testing space, determine appropriate safety protocols, and plan for adequate number of proctors. Questions? Contact Elizabeth McMillen.

AP exams go digital

This spring, Advanced Placement exams will be administered as full-length digital versions of what is normally a pencil and paper test. Read this memo for important details. Questions? Email South High's Advanced Academics Coordinator Fred Cheng

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