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Quarter ends, Nov. 5; no school, Nov. 6

The first week in November will be a short but eventful one, with Election day, Tuesday, Nov. 3; an "A Day" instead of Advisory on Wednesday, Nov. 4; final day of the quarter, which is a "B" day, Thursday, Nov. 5; and no school Friday, Nov. 6. | Quarter 2 begins, Monday, Nov. 9. 

Schedule adjusted for 4-day school weeks

Tigers, plan for no advisory days during 4-day school weeks and take note of the following weeks in your calendars: Nov. 2 (4-day school week) | Nov. 23 (2-day school week) | Jan. 18 (4-day school week) | Jan. 25 (4-day school week). | School year calendar (No school days)

5-day weeks follow A-B-Advisory-A-B schedule.
4-day weeks follow A-B-A-B (No Advisory Day)
3-day weeks follow A-B-Advisory (First semester) | Advisory-A-B (Second semester)
2-day weeks follow A-B

Join the math team!

The Math Team's first "meeting" of the year is Thursday, Sept. 22, 3:15 p.m. Join us with class code: sx2y7fy OR, click this link

Get what you need at South High

Remember, South High, Door #1 (32nd St/20th Av), is open Monday 1-4 p.m. and Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. for students, needing technology, IDs or Bus Cards, and class kits. | Call: 612.668.4304 (Tech needs) |  612.668.4305 (Go-To Cards & IDs)

Register for AP exams by Nov. 6

Advanced Placement test-takers, be sure you've taken these two important steps to complete your AP test registration. 

Class of 2021 to convene, next week

Grads-to-be, plan to attend the senior class meeting: Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2nd hour on Google Meet. Code: Southseniors

Join the Asian Students Association

Looking for extra-curricular activities during this pandemic-altered school year? Join the Asian Student Association! Ours is a safe space for Asian students, but we welcome anyone interested in learning about Asian culture, particularly in this time of COVID. Meet with us virtually, Thursday, Oct. 29, 3:15 p.m. Read more.

South Ambassadors invite YOU to connect

If you missed the South High Ambassadors video in today's Advisory session, watch here; and if you'd like to get to know them and your fellow Tigers even better sign-up here

Enter Aspirations for Women in Computing

Submit your application by Nov. 5, for the 2020-21 award season. Tigers have a strong tradition of entering and winning state and national recognition in this competition. Enter now

Multilingual Center up and running

South High's English Language Learner department is pleased to announce the newly launched Multilingual Center is fully staffed and open. We welcome any student wanting extra support in English, Somali, and Spanish. Join us: zckuwfv | See our schedule.

Time to take care of your mental health

South Social Workers are joining mental health professionals around the world in observing October as Mental Health Awareness MonthAs concerns arise, seek their assistance, that of counselors and our partners at Prairie Care Medical Group, 952.826.8475. Strategies.

Writers' Room launches Wellness Wednesday

In the spirit of Mental Health Awareness, the Writers' Room is launching Wellness Wednesday. Our Oct, 28 meeting will focus on distance learning. Bring a friend! Join us at 1:30 p.m. on Google Meet: | Insta@shswrac

Winter Sports Registration Night is on

Tigers, going out for winter sports, plan to meet AD Amy Cardarelle Wednesday, Nov. 4, 6-8 p.m. at South High Door #1 (20th Ave./32nd St.) to sign up for Basketball, Gymnastics, Hockey, Ski-Alpine or Nordic, Swimming-Boys, or Wrestling. At the door, get or submit:

Prepare now for MPLS hockey tryouts

Boys and girls hockey tryoutsare set for Nov. 23 and Nov. 30, respectively. However, student athletes must be cleared FIRST by their school athletic departments before hitting the ice. Contact AD Amy Cardarelle.

Tiger sports round up

As we wrap up the fall season and prepare for winter sports, all coaches, boosters, parents, and athletes are reminded to send news of their games, meets, and competitions for mention in the weekly newsletter. Send to South Athletic Department or simplyt reply to the weekly newsletter. Here's our latest wrap!

TRIO Upward Bound is recruiting

If you're a 9th or 10th grader with a desire to go to college, and need some support getting there, Upward Bound is here for you! We are meeting virtually to help you set college goals, apply for scholarships and get you ready for our 5-week summer program on the UMN campus! Read more.

Project Success is still here for you

Despite distance learning, Project Success is offering (FREE) live college admissions sessions, chats, panels, and a podcast as a way for you to explore postsecondary options without leaving your couch! Plus, take classes through their certificate programs. Connect to your purpose, now!

Get free tutoring at HCLIB

Hennepin County Library is offering FREE online tutors for all ages, every day, 1-11 p.m. with support in English and Spanish. This service is available on computers in the library or at home, online, with your Hennepin County Library card. Learn more at

Fairview Hiawatha Clinic to close

The impending closure of the Fairview Hiawatha Clinic has been in the news, but families who may be affected, may be unaware that Fairview is accepting email responses regarding concerns. Please email to express thoughts or ask questions. Subject Line: Fairview Hiawatha.

South High debate ranked 8th in the nation

Cheers to Gabe Chang-Deutsch and Clara Conry, ranked 8th in the nation, after the first coaches poll of the debate season––a first for South High! That's not all. The two have continued to rack up impressive wins at recent national tournaments. Read more.

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