South High School

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

April 26, 2017

School News:
Hairspray the musical is coming to South!  Come support your classmates as they travel through the 60’s!  Get you tickets now at or at Posterity Gallery. Show times are April 27-29 at 7:30 pm and April 30 at 2 pm.

Dancing with the South Stars is back! Mr. Kim, Ms. Orban, Ms. McCulloch, Mr. Palen, Ms. Lee, Ms. Schmidt, Mrs. Wolfe, and the duo of Mr. Monahan & Mr. Campion will all be competing for the grand prize as South’s dance champion. See them show off their dance moves on Friday, May 5th in the auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 PM and tickets are $5 for students, $10 for adults.

Peer to Peer will be holding a bake sale and selling autism awareness bracelets during both lunches this Friday.

Seniors! If you are interested in giving a speech at this year’s graduation, please stop by and see Mrs. Roebuck in room 312.  Speeches are due today!

Seniors: If you have not picked up your lawn sign yet, please stop in the main office to pick up your lawn sign.

Seniors: if you did not pick up your Senior announcement order from Jostens, please pick the order up in the Student Activities office. All paid in full orders are in the Student Activities office. If you owed a balance on your order, you must contact Jostens.

Seniors: If you have a cumulative gpa of 3.5 and above, you will be invited to Senior Honors night. Please fill out an Honors night data sheet, which is available on South’s website or the Student Activities office. The data sheet contains the information we need to plan for the evening. The data sheet is due in the Student Activities office by Monday, May 1st

AP Government and Politics students: Mr. Rennell will be holding an AP review session at 7 AM on Friday in room 164.

Interested in a trip to Spain, France, and Italy over February break 2018? Find out more information on this trip planned by Ms. Lee and Mrs. Caralis on Wednesday, May 3rd. All students are welcome to join this trip around the Mediterranean. Stops include Barcelona, Nice, Florence, Pisa, and Rome! Join us in Room 180 at 3:30 to find out the cost, itinerary, and more! Parents are welcome to attend as well.

On Friday, May 5th we will be hosting a presentation of the District’s Diversity Plan for any South student that wishes to attend.  We will meet in Cleminson Hall during the lunch periods.  There is no need to sign up.  Students that are interested in learning about the Diversity Plan need only show up with their lunch for the presentation.

Club News:  
Spanish Honor Society! The Spring Induction Ceremony will take place tonight at 7PM in the auditorium.

The Senior Class composite is available for purchase in room 118, after school only, for $25.00. The last day to purchase a composite is May 10th. Please make checks payable to Grosse Pointe South . If you think you ordered a composite at registration, please stop by room 118, after school only.

Students for Life will meet this Friday at 7:30 AM in Mr. Adams' room, room 256. We will be holding club elections for next school year.

Spike ball is playing after school today at 3:15 PM on the front lawn.

Would you like to help lead a volunteer service organization? Interact Service Club seeks students willing to serve and lead next year.  See Mr. Cox in room 297 for details.

Men’s track team lost to top ranked Dakota 82-55. South won the 4 x 800 relay with Blake weaver, Basher Ajbouljoud, Nate Barbish and Sasha Szura. Weaver also won the mile. Szura won the 400 meters. Sprinters Oronde Branch, Justin Hunter, Eric Leavy and Greg Hart notched a win in the 4 x 200 relay. The blue devils also won both hurdles with Ed Kotula taking the highs and Matt Calcaterra winning the 300 intermediates. The varsity heads to the longest continuously hosted annual invitational in Michigan at Sterling Hts on Friday. Reminder to the team to wear their jerseys for the team picture at 4 pm today