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Meet Principal Brett Stringer in person!

You're invited! Come to summer meet-ups with our new leader at hot spots throughout the city! The first of six summer gatherings is happening at the East Phillips Rec. Center, Wednesday, July 24, 4-6 p.m., hosted by students Hailey Yellow and Nevaeh Dorr. 

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

Tiger scholars, AP homework posted

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

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

Buy summer Go-To passes for $29

Students, get unlimited rides on buses and trains this summer for just $29! Purchase through Metro Transit.

Find help with this MPS Summer Resource Guide

Places to eat, sleep, play, learn and work this summer are available in this invaluable Summer Resource Guide. Also included, summer camp info, and key contacts for crisis hotlines. Empower yourself and others with this important information!

Don't lose your data

To save documents from an MPS student account, transfer them to a personal account by following these instructions.

View graduation ceremony online

The Class of 2019 commencement video will soon post online. View or get notifications to view at MPS Vimeo Livestream

SBC offers free summer sports physicals

Sports physicals are available at no cost at MPS School Based Clinics. Over the summer, South students may make Tuesday or Wednesday appointments at Roosevelt High School's SBC, 612-668-4834. The South High School Based Clinic, 668.4333, will re-open Aug. 21.

South soccer player on road to international competition

The US Youth Futsal League has their eye on sophomore Andrew Njogu with expectations that he'll qualify for international competition. To get there, however, he needs help. If you can, click donatevia the SHS Foundation (Check mark "Add a dedication," enter "Andrew.")

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!

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! 

2019 class shirts still available

Seniors, you have a second chance to buy class t-shirts for just $15! But hurry. You must contact lead Social Worker Sheri Harris no later than Friday, June 14 to claim yours.

South High Athletic news

Mark your calendars!


  • Fall Sports Registration night is Thursday, Aug. 1, 6 p.m. at South High
  • The Grand Opening of the South High Field is Thursday, Aug. 29, 7 p.m. South v. Breck, football game
  • Coach Lossow encourages returning and prospective players to check out Mpls South Football, if you're interested in playing!
Travel with South High to Argentina

Spanish language students, in their second year or beyond, are invited to come with us to Argentina, Spring Break of 2020. Gather resources this summer, keeping in mind the deadline for sign-up is Sept. 30, 2019. Contact Profe. Willette with questions about this trip or 2022 travel to Spain.

Plan for Future Perfect

Get this on your calendar! A songwriting and storytelling workshop for LGBTQ youth AND allies is coming to South High Sept. 16-20. | See contacts on Future Perfect poster  Please share.

Sign up for Trans Actors Intensive

Uprising Theatre Company is hosting a two-week summer camp experience, August 19-31, for teens who identify as transgender and non-binary. | See poster. | Register.

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