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5 Essentials Survey is open

Beginning Nov. 20, South students are expected to complete the 5 Essentials Survey in science classes. Enter MPS student ID and date of birth; select "English" or "Spanish"; answer applicable questions, and click "submit."

PBS features The Warrior Tradition

As we observe American Indian Awareness week, All Nations Social Studies calls your attention to the PBS Documentary The Warrior Tradition. "The astonishing, heartbreaking, inspiring, and largely-untold story of Native Americans in the United States military."

Welcome to second quarter!

First quarter report cards are on their way. Keep up the good work, or do even better, with the plethora (/ˈpleTHərə/ large amount :) of South High study options! In the sidebar, check out the hours for the Writers' Room and Math Center, too.

Give to South, Give to the Max!

The season of giving is here, and this year when you donate to South High, you're investing in the artistry and craft of our students in our Dance and Ceramics classes. Know, YOU are changing lives when you GIVE TO THE MAX

History Day needs you!

Provide invaluable feedback to Tiger historians by judging South High's History Day in January. Training and rubrics will be provided. Read more.

Graduation deadlines in November?

Yes, if you're a member of the class of 2020, you've got a lot to do. Apply to be a class officer, order your cap and gown. Plus, don't forget about yearbook deadlines. See dates and details.

Order your yearbook

Preserve a year of Tiger memories for a lifetime by buying your yearbook, now! Here's how.


Spring musical replacement announced

"Grit and a whole lotta edgy fun," is how theater teacher Stephen Oberhardt describes South's newly selected spring musical, Chicago: High School Edition. Auditions are set for Dec. 17, 18, with callbacks Dec. 19, and a first rehearsal Dec. 20. Interested? Contact Mr. Oberhardt.

Join MPS parent councils

American Indian Awareness week at MPS is the perfect time to get involved! Consider joining the American Indian Parents Advisory Committee, Wed. Nov. 20, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, Division of Indian Work, 1001 E Lake St, Mpls, MN 55407 | See more parent meetings.

Get some Winter Warmth

Need a coat? the Hawthorne Neighborhood Council is sponsoring its 6th annual Coat Giveaway, Dec. 7, 3 p.m. at Farview Park & Rec Center. Children must be present. Coats, hats, scarves, gloves and mittens available. 

MPS offers a visual for design process

To better help stakeholders understand how Minneapolis Public Schools is approaching changes for school pathways, grade configurations and closures and/or relocations, they offer this infographic with a timeline for engagement opportunities.

AP exam registration ends, Monday!

Students currently taking Advanced Placement classes have until Monday, Nov. 11, 11:59 p.m. to register for May AP exams. | Students taking 2nd semester AP classes (Human Geography, Psychology, Government) will register in the spring. Questions? Email Fred Cheng.

The CCC has news you can use!

Scholarship deadlines, a new list of college reps. coming to South High, plus news about HBCU's are in the November issue of the CCC newsletter! Also, future accountants, don't miss out on the field trip to big name firm, KPMG, and the U's Carlson School of Management!

Awaken the inner leader

Come to the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs, where Hennepin County is hosting a conference led by youth for youth, ages 14-25, Saturday, Nov. 16, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. This year's theme is "Running your Race." | Learn more. Register now!

Get to college with Trio Upward Bound

The University of Minnesota's TRIO Upward Bound program helps students realize college dreams. Apply to this FREE program with help from TRIO Coordinator Sarah Yang at Tuesday lunches, or get forms in the CCC, room 246. Questions? Call Sarah at 612.625.3021.

Absent from school, need to leave early?

A quick rule of thumb for parents/guardians: Call to excuse absences. Write a note for early dismissal. Why? Calls take time to process; while notes, brought to the office, can be exchanged immediately for time-marked passes, allowing for a smooth exit. Read more.

Get free dental care at South High

Children's Dental Services is coming to campus, Thursday, Nov. 14, to give free dental care to students who submitted parental consent forms. Students, who haven't, may get forms in the Health Office, room 142. Confirmation notices will be sent to students a week before the visit.

LISTEN, dear cancer

Gilda's Club Twin Cities works to make sure no one faces cancer alone. If you are impacted by cancer in any way, read more about "Listen, dear cancer."  You can also connect with Gilda's TC for personal support.

Call, if you can; text, if you can't

See or sense something not right on the bus or train? Metro Transit says, "Call (911), if you can. Text, if you can't." If a call puts your safety at risk, text 612.900.0411. Either way, note the 3-character LRV # inside every train or bus and say/type: "Metro Transit Police needed!" 

PSAT sign-up deadline is Friday

Registration for the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test has been extended to Friday, Oct. 25. |This test is open to both sophomores and juniors. | Why take it? Read FAQs 

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