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Plan for 2021-22

The new school year begins Wednesday, Sept. 8. | August mailer.
• Back-to-school prep week is Aug. 31-Sept. 2
• Class barbecues are set for Aug. 24, 30, 31!

Free summer meals available

Get weekly summer mealsnow through August. | Delivery available.
Also, catch the Summer Eats Food Truck at various locations throughout the city.

SBC is open this summer!

Make an appointment with the South School Based Clinic via call or text 612.599.3195! Get sports physicals, mental health check, and health education info at no cost. No health insurance needed. Check out our website for more information. 

Join the Y for FREE this summer

Teens, in grades 9-12, can get a free membership to any one of the YMCA’s 21 locations in the Twin Cities, now through Sept. 30! Read more.

Register Aug. 4 for fall sports

Come to South High, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 6-7:30 p.m., to meet coaches, ask questions, get forms to participate in Cheerleading, Girls Tennis, Boys/Girls Soccer, Boys/Girls Cross Country, Girls Volleyball, Girls Swim/Dive, Football, or Adapted Soccer. Read more.

Summer homework - AP Biology

We will use Google Classroom this summer. Join using code: t3vmgey. An electronic version of a textbook will be available to you on the site. Guidelines and expectations are extensive. Please read more from Mr. Hamilton.

Summer homework - AP Government

AP Government is offered second semester, but Mr. Buszta suggests students can optionally work ahead by reading the Federalist Papers. Students, interested in doing, may contact him via email for the electronic version. 

Summer homework - AP Spanish 5

Read a novel in Spanish (preferably one originally written in Spanish) that you haven't read previously, and complete the  book report. Summer homework due Friday, September 10, 2021. ¡Feliz lectura!📚

South High & MPR win 1st place

The Public Media Journalists Association awarded national first place honors to the series “Making George Floyd’s Square," produced by Minnesota Public Radio the South High VOICES class, taught by Delainia Haug and Laura Lanik. It aired December 2020. Read more.

South High invited to balloon release

The family of sophomore Dychaun Lavonte Crew invites the South High community to a balloon release in his memory, tonight, 6 p.m. at 51st & Fremont. This is the intersection where Dychaun lost his life, Tuesday evening. Read more.

Congratulations, Class of 2021

View the graduation ceremony, recorded June 9 at Mariucci Arena, in its entirety.
View the commencement address by alumna Junauda Petrus '99. 

All school meals, FREE next year

Extension of the CARES act means the USDA will fund all school meals for all students in the 2021-22 school year. No need to replenish School Café accounts, but families should return to the site in the fall to complete the Ed Benefits form. More information to come at school start.

New bell time

In the 2021-22 school year, first hour will begin at 8:30 a.m. Dismissal remains at 3 p.m.

Learn about summer reading adventures and more!

With their Reading Choice Board, South librarians have put together a list summer adventures in music. the great outdoors, AND reading. They also remind students that ebooks are available for check out, all summer long! 

Sign up for summer Driver's Ed

Four ONLINE Drivers Ed classes are available through Community Ed at Justice Page or Edison, June 21-July 2 or July 12 -23, with morning and afternoon options. Register using our online system. Search “Driver." See outline of Driver’s Ed process

Get help with rent and more!

Keep up with Minneapolis news updates by subscribing to the city newsletter. This week, learn about rental assistance, vaccine clinics, the new minimum wage increase, the safety lab, and the mayor's plan for American Rescue Plan funds.

Deadline extended for energy assistance

Families needing help with home heating costs and furnace repairs can get that help by applying for energy assistance by the new deadline of September 1, 2021. Look into it now by reading our fact sheet from the MN Commerce Department.

How would YOU spend ESSR funds?

To overcome setbacks due to the pandemic, schools will receive ESSR funds (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds) allocated by the American Rescue Plan. MPS student school board member and SHS junior Mary Ghebremeskal would like your input here.

Abate wins Congressional Art honors

Congratulations to senior Bezawit Abate whose photographic artwork, "Dem Enba" will be displayed in Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s District office October 2021 to March 2022, in recognition of garnering 3rd place in the 2021 Congressional Art awards.

South seniors "Beat the Odds"

Congratulations to South seniors Sarah Ali and Quentin Wolf, recognized by the Children's Defense Fund with a $5000 scholarship for not only garnering high level academic achievement but for overcoming adversity in doing so!

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