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Minneapolis Southwest High School is an authorized IB World School

3414 West 47th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55410

9th Grade Registration April 28th

Families are required to attend the upcoming Southwest registration on Saturday, April 28, 2018. The first letter of your student’s last name determines your assigned registration time, as follows:

  • Last names A-K          9:30 a.m. Auditorium -  Academic Overview
  • Last Names L-Z          10:30 a.m. Auditorium -  Academic Overview

Full information here             


Southwest Leadership Council Student Representatives Needed

As a Community Partnership School (CPS), Southwest maintains a decision making body made up of stakeholders known as the Leadership Council. There are two voting student representatives and two alternates who have the same responsibilities and commitments as the student representatives, with the exception of not voting during meetings. These alternates become voting members if the voting members are absent from a meeting.

Full Information here

Juniors and Seniors prepare for Prom 2018: Prom in Bloom

Dance to DJ Digie at the beautiful Nicollet Island Pavilion, with view of the Mississippi Riverbank and the city skyline.

  • Friday, May 4th, from 7-10:00.
  • Appetizers and Hors D ’Oeuvres will be served.

Tickets go on sale April 25th and must be purchased in advance, ticket cost $65.00 for a single. $120.00 for a  couple.

2018 MCA Testing is going on now!


Last Day for students - June 6

Southwest High School students will attend their last day of school on Wednesday, June 6, 2018.  All staff (licensed & non-licensed) will participate in on site professional development on June 7&8, 2018. Grading day (last day) for teachers is June 11, 2018.  More details to come.


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Graduation Information

Graduation is Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Mariucci Arena at 4:30 p.m. on the campus of the University of Minnesota.

More Info here

Video Taping Our Graduation
Production services for Minneapolis Public Schools graduation ceremonies are being provided by All graduations will play throughout the summer on MPS Cable Channel 15 and simulcast on the internet. DVD copies of the program can be ordered from

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3414 W 47th St.
Mpls, MN 55410