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Led by School Social Workers, we institute best practices for social emotional learning (SEL) and mental wellness.

As a team, we monitor issues affecting our school community, and we host informational events.

As individual members of our respective departments, we provide one-on-one assistance in a safe space, free of judgment.

We serve students, families and staff, 
beholden to professional standards of ethics and confidentiality.

Reach out to us via the left navigation bar!


 

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MIGIZI to host healing event TOMORROW
Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:15 PM

Despite damage to bricks and mortar, MIGIZI is honoring students and communityFriday, June 5, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Buffalo burgers and walleye will be on the grill. Wear masks, social distance. Food limited.

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Kid Lit rally for Black Lives TONIGHT
Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:10 PM

Join the Brown Bookshelf for an online Facebook Live rally hosted by #KidLit4BlackLives tonight, 6 p.m. CST for the young person's discussion; 6:45 p.m. for parents, educators and librarians.

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Get help with rent
Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:10 PM

$15 Million in CARES Act funds appropriated by the Hennepin County Board for rent assistance are now available via online application

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Find joy in South High music
Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:00 PM

Our dynamic South High music concerts are on hold, but the rehearsals continued via distance learning, and here's the result––four tracks as a virtual South High concert!

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Take a stand in a safe setting
Thursday, June 4, 2020 3:55 PM

Students feeling a call to action? Please don't put yourself in harm's way. Instead, be impactful using this online social justice toolkit developed by @COPALMN. Take a stand in the safety of your home.

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Need assistance? Want to help?
Thursday, June 4, 2020 3:50 PM

MPS Social Workers have compiled a list of networks and organizations, providing housing, social services, food, personal items, and mental health resources, and accepting donations

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Resources shared by the community
Thursday, June 4, 2020 3:40 PM

This 29-page documemt shared with MPS has an endless list of resources. Disclaimer: Reference footnote. Send questions to organizations listed or document author. NOT South High- nor MPS-sponsored.

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Highly recommended: Kendi on anti-racism
Thursday, June 4, 2020 3:35 PM

Teacher Sheila Willette shares this podcast with Ibram X. Kendi, author of "How to be an anti-racist" as a piece that "offered me something I could track" along with this article, also by Kendi, from the Atlantic.

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The COVID way to visit a renowned museum
Thursday, June 4, 2020 3:30 PM

Recommended by SHS librarians, the new "Talking about race" web portal as the 2020 way to gain public entry to the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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SHS Library picks: Podcast for young listeners
Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:20 PM

For young persons wanting to learn about racism and protest, our South High librarians recommend Kojo for Kids. Check it out!

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MPS continues food distribution
Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:15 PM

"Through at least July 24," MPS will continue to provide food boxes to families. Stay updated by visiting the Culinary Wellness Services page.

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Fall sports registration, Aug. 3
Thursday, June 4, 2020 1:10 PM

Consider the correlation between sports and both physical well-being and academic success, then set a reminder for Tiger Athletics fall sign-up event, Aug. 3, 6-8 p.m. at South High, pending COVID-19 dictates.

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