The Southerner

Administration facilitates peace process with classroom discussions

Eleanor Noble, Staff Writer

March 6, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Covering Cultural Tension, News

After the Valentine’s Day fight at South, administrators are looking to move forward and create a better environment inside the school. Their first initiative was to organize classroom processing discussions the monday after...

Somali students fight against discrimination

Sadie Pelini, Editor in Chief

February 12, 2013

Filed under Features

"It seems like it’s Somalis against the whole school." Senior Saida Mahamud is a Somali-American student who, until this year, has always felt her culture was accepted and welcomed at South. At the beginning of this year, howe...

Transfer policy revision prompted by lawsuit

Elise Sommers, News/Web Editor

January 16, 2013

Filed under News

In the past nine years, only one student has been expelled from the Minneapolis Public School district, according to the Star Tribune. Instead, students are moved around from school to school in a process called an administra...

Pep Fest cancelled after “unsafe behavior”

Caroline Stevens, Opinions Editor

September 16, 2012

Filed under News

The pep fest for homecoming was cancelled Friday once again due to hazing on class color day. Even though class color day was replaced with tie-dye day this spirit week, students wore their class colors, and tensions built as...

Investigation underway about Code Red events

Gabe Bethke, Staff writer

May 2, 2012

Filed under News

Yesterday afternoon, “South High School was briefly placed on Code Red Lock-down when an unknown individual attempted to pursue two students into the building” explained South High Principal Cecilia Saddler in an email to...

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