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South High undergoes summer makeover

It's the summer of South! The building and campus will be closed to usual summer activity, so upgrades like solar tubes and LED's can bring new light to the 2019-20 school year and beyond. Completion is expected Wednesday Aug. 14. See details in FAQs.

South's Otiso presents Crimes of the Heart

Tonight's the first in a three-night run of "Crimes of the Heart," directed by senior Natashia Otiso. Seating is limited, reserve yours now for May 22, 23, or 24 (Wednesday-Friday) performances, 7 p.m. |  Admission: $8-students; $10-adults.

Sign up for FREE ACT bootcamp

Current 10th and 11th graders, Gear Up has a summer plan to help you increase your readings skills and earn elective credit! Plus, bus card, breakfast and supplies are included! Learn all about it. | Sign up by June 7!

Books are due!

Tigers, please gather all books on loan from classroom teachers and the library, and prepare to return. Seniors, your due date is this Thursday, in time for Friday senior check day, when you will be called down alphabetically, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd hours.

  • Seniors: classroom texts and library books are due tomorrow, Thursday, May 23.
  • Underclassmen (9th, 10th, 11th graders) library books are due Friday, May 24
  • Underclassmen classroom texts are due Thursday, May 30.
Students, you're invited to a preview

Be among the first to see what the practice field's wall mural will look like next year! Gather on the balcony, after school, Thursday, May 23, for the best view of this artwork, produced by Cynthia Berg's and Megan Knutson's art students, in collaboration with Good Space Murals.

H-art unveils mural work, May 29

South High, join dignitary Senator Patricia Torres Ray in witnessing the unveiling of South High's next mural masterpiece, Wednesday, May 29, 1 p.m. at the Welcome Desk entrance--a work gifted to SHS by the H-art class under guidance of muralist Peyton Scott Russell. 

Get a fleet of bikes for students

If you're a parent, staff member or community member, with bike dreams for students, MPS is holding workshops just for you! Attend Thursday, May 23, 7:30-8:30 a.m. or 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the Culinary Center, 812 Plymouth Ave. Learn more. | Meet our special guest

Spanish debate ends season with double wins

SHS Spanish Debate, finished their first season at the Highland Park tourney with 1st place wins for Mateo Perez-Novice Speaker and Melissa Flores-Advanced Speaker." Marcia Marquez and Leslie Ponce also picked up honors. Topic: "Harms, benefits of DNA manipulation."

South High crowned City Champs, again!

After defeating Southwest, the South High Tigers are Softball's City Conference Champs for a THIRD year in a row! They advance to the Twin Cities Championship, to defend that title, two years running, and hope for a third-- May 30, 7pm, at the UMN stadium.

Theater wraps this week, picnic next

Celebrate a year of show-stopping performances with fellow thespians and crew: Wednesday, May 29, 4 p.m. at Wabun picnic grounds. Bring: yearbook, Frisbee, and a potluck item: Seniors: Main dishJuniors: Sides  | Sophomores: DrinksFreshmen: Main dish | Message for parents

Get a FREE summer sports physical

Student athletes, and aspiring student athletes, don't let the requirement for a physical get in the way of Tiger sports participation. TRIA is offering Minnesota State High School League physicals for FREE. Registration opens June 1. Walk-ins accepted, but appointments are given priority. 

MPS invites examination of design plan

If you couldn't make meetings about the MPS Comprehensive Design plan, check it out online. Under Areas of Focus, in the right navigation bar, find links to visuals--maps and charts.

Learn about advocacy as a health career

The Health Career Exploration Club is bringing HIV-awareness advocate Cree Gordon to campus Friday, May 24. Meet after school in room 317 and hear Gordon talk about his advocacy work related to HIV/AIDS. Trivia, juice and donuts are also on the agenda!

Indigenous Originated, on sale!

If you missed the book party for "Indigenous Originated," no worries, you didn't miss your chance to buy this remarkable anthology of work by our All Nations student writers! Get it on campus in the Writers' Room, M-Th, 8:20 a.m. - 4 p.m.; or at Moon Palace Books for just $15.

Seniors, stay in the know, check email

Seniors, important information is coming your way about graduation, and year-end tasks that you'll want to get done well before YOUR final day of school, May 30! Be sure to check email, daily.

Seniors, it's time for Boat Bash & Class Picnic

Class of 2019, get your $30 Boat Bash tickets and $5 picnic meal tickets in the commons during lunches, or in room 231, 7th hour! TICKETS ARE NOT REQUIRED for the picnic, but $5 will get you a boxed lunch. Time's running out, buy soon! | See flyer. | Senior Class Page

Seniors, buy your party tickets

Celebrate as a class for the last time, June 2, 9 a.m. - June 3, 5 a.m.! Any South High alum, who experienced the overnight, will tell you it surpasses expectations! Get a sneak preview of what's in store for the Class of 2019!

Thank you, Tiger parents for stepping up!

We're getting sign ups, and so thankful, but we have critical spots open to fulfill senior party duties. If you're an underclassmen parent (grade 9, 10, 11) you are key! Read more | Sign up  Note: Some duties are Saturday, Sunday at South; Party night's Sunday, June 2, 9 p.m. - Monday, June 3, 5 a.m.

Sign up for summer school

Two summer school sessions will be available at MPS Edison, Washburn and Longfellow sites. The first running June 17-July 3; the second July 8-25. Flyer details | Who's eligible

Spring concerts wrap, Monday night

South High's concert series ends Monday evening, with the spectacular sounds of SHS Jazz Ensembles and the Pop Singers! | Schedule of performances

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