South High School

11 Grosse Pointe Blvd., Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

March 24, 2017

School News:
South will be holding a Flint Water Drive this week during both lunches in the main hall. Donate $5 towards the charity and get a cool blue wristband that shows your support. Donate $10 and you will be entered into a raffle to tour the famous South clock tower!

Seniors: If you would like to try out to give a speech at this year’s graduation, your speeches are due to Mrs. Roebuck by Wednesday, April 26th in room 312. The speech tryouts will be Wednesday, May 3rd at 3:15 in Cleminson Hall. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Roebuck.

All juniors: The SAT testing is quickly approaching. On March 28th, you will meet with your counselors to fill out the SAT pre-registration. Prior to meeting with your counselors, log into the College Board and make sure information such as your email and college selections are accurate. Rosters and locations are posted in the first cross hall in the main building. Juniors A through H report to the Main Gym. Juniors I through R report to the Girls Gym. Juniors S through Z report to the CafeteriaReport to your location at 8:00 am and bring a no. 2 pencil

Need help in preparing for the SAT? Link your College Board account to the Kahn Academy where you can receive helpful remediation and support specific to your fall PSAT scores. There are also practice tests available which provide you with an explanation of how problems were solved.

Club News:  
ALL students currently taking a Spanish class at South! World Language Week will be April 24th-28th this year and we have some great t-shirts to represent the Spanish language!! We will be wearing them on Friday, April 28th. Check out the style and place your order online through Sra. Truza’s main webpage. Shirts will be available for distribution the week of April 17th in room 242. The online cart closes on April 3rd so don’t miss out on getting this cool new shirt and participating in World Language Week with your classmates!

Auditions for the 2017/18 Choirs will be held next week.  Any and all current high school students are invited to audition for the award-winning choral ensembles at South that include, Sounds of South, South Singers, The Tower Belles and The Pointe Singers.  If you are not a current student in choir, but would like to audition for one of the choirs, please come to open auditions on Wednesday, March 29th in the South Choir Room (Room 23) at 3:15.  Audition packets are available online at or you can pick-up information in the choir room.  If you have questions, contact Mr. Pratt.  Come be part of an award-winning and proud tradition at South by joining one of the choirs!

Date Auction Participants!! There is a mandatory meeting in Mrs. Roebuck’s room Wednesday, March 29th at 7:20 AM.

Anyone attending the MASC/MAHS State conferences this weekend please stop by the Student Activities office today to pick up your t-shirt for Saturday. The Student Activities office is located next to the girl’s gym.

Upper classmen: Anyone interested in joining Link Crew next year please pick up an application from Mr. Pascoe in room 184.  All applications will be due April 11 to Mr. Pascoe

Tryouts for the Grosse Pointe South Boys Golf Team will be held today at 3:50 and Monday at 4:30 at the St. Clair Shores Golf Club