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Contribute to the SHS Relief Fund

The South High Foundation and School Social Workers are pleased to announce three ways to give to the "South High Emergency Relief Fund. | News Release 

  • GiveMNDedication/Who: "SHS Relief Fund"  
  • PayPal -, Add Note: "SHS Relief Fund"
  • Check - Payable to: Friends of South High | Memo: "SHS Relief Fund"
    South High Foundation, 3131 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55407
Class of 2020, view and save commencement

View and download the virtual grad ceremony. and the extended cut of our 2020 Pomp & Circumstance Recessional. Photo: Maddie Grove!

Get diplomas via delivery or pick-up

Seniors who missed year-end checkout, may opt to have your diploma delivered this summer by contacting AP Mercedes Walker via email or by calling 612-345-0447. OR schedule a fall pick-up date, after Aug. 18 by contacting Richard Palmquist.

Read summer expectations for advanced classes

Taking a class below? Then, summer homework is likely required.  See assignments now and mark your calendars for that perfect balance of relaxation, summer fun and continued learning! 

  • AP Biology
  • AP Spanish and Culture
  • AP Language & Comp-UPDATED
  • AP Literature & Comp-UPDATED
  • Chinese 1 | Chinese 2 | Chinese 3 | Chinese 4 | Chinese 6 
  • Chinese CIS course equivalents
Math Center is OPEN this summer

Count on the South High Math Center for summer homework help, tutoring and enrichment assistance. Simply request an appointment, any day of the week, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Access the SBC this summer

For South students, the School Based Clinic continues to provide telehealth medical, mental health and health education services this summer, as well as limited in-person medical services. Connect via call or text at 612.599.3195.

Use your MPS-issued device this summer

It's an expectation that students use their school-issued devices for summer school programs or for self-guided enrichment opportunities. Important: Know, MPS Safety & Security monitors internet activity on MPS devices and school google accounts. Read more.

SHS library offers summer reading insights

BookTalk is a recorded rundown of great summer reads curated by Librarian Deb Snell, who also recommends Follett Destiny and the MackinVia app for free device reading. Librarian Kristi Main suggests Hennepin County Libraries as a multi-faceted online resource.

Fall sports registration, Aug. 3

Join the proud tradition of Tiger athletics. Mark calendars now for our fall sign-up event, Aug. 3, 6-8 p.m. at South High, pending COVID-19 dictates. (Considering football? Coach Lossow would love to hear from you now!)

Lowry Bridge lighting, Thursday

South High Class of 2020, the Lowry Bridge will be lit in your honor, tomorrow evening, Thursday, June 18. If you plan to take photos, MPS and Hennepin County asks that you:

  • Follow health guidelines regarding social distancing and group size.
  • Do not gather on the bridge, which wouldn't make for good photos, anyway.
  • Use one of these vantage spots: Marshall Terrace Park, Edgewater Park, Gluek Park, 42nd Ave. North Bridge, Broadway St. Northeast Bridge.
  • Being mindful of curfew hours.
MPS provides summer resource guide

Looking for places to eat, sleep, work and have fun this summer? Check out the MPS Summer Resource Page which also lists crisis and counseling resources, as well.

Check out this one-stop shop for help

Shout out to ELL teacher Nicole Nagell for pulling together this slick Community Resource Site for Emergency Housing, Food Pick-ups, Donations and Legal Help for our South High community!

Introducing: Twin Cities Aid

Looking for a sleek site for donating or acquiring basic necessities? You've found it! Visit the Twin Cities Aid Map.

Counselors still accepting course requests

Returning students who have not submitted course requests are reminded to do that ASAP. Please visit our registration page and submit, or contact your counselor for help in getting the classes you want.

Join SHS gardening efforts this summer

With strict social distancing protocols in place, South High invites the community to join us in tending to our campus gardens. Interested? Sign up here, and if there are no immediate dates listed, check back. There will be!

From the ashes of Lake Street

Perhaps, there are no words for Anh Tran-Nguyen's graduation photo. Stunning, breathtaking, heart-stopping are arguably descriptors for emotions it evokes. The background's stark, yet he's smiling. In his own words, Anh shares the story behind his photo and events leading up to it. 

South's Saldivar wins full ride to Augsburg

Heartiest congratulations to 2020 graduate Brian Saldivar VillafanAct Six Scholar and recipient of a four-year, full tuition scholarship at Augsburg University. Brian will major in Computer Science, and possibly New Media, too, with a concentration in Game Design!

Barnhill wins citizenship honor

Pleased to announce that this year's recipient of the Sons of the American Revolution Bronze Citizenship Medal is South High's Cor Barnhill, nominated for "leadership and advocacy in the theater department." Congratulations, Cor!

South student twice-selected for All State Honors

Cheers to Beatrice Kennedy-Logan selected for back-to-back All State Choir Honors. Selected in 2019, she  has been selected again in 2020, from a field of thousands of students statewide. She will sing Alto I in the Soprano/Alto Choir in February.

Tigers compete at National French Contest

Twenty-nine French language students at South participated in this national contest, organized by teachers, Sarah Esworthy and Kristen Gupta. Regrettably, due to the pandemic, not all students were able to test, but we are pleased to congratulate award winners. See results

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