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Minneapolis Southwest High School is an authorized IB World School

3414 West 47th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55410

The Miss Firecracker Contest: Oct. 26-29, 7 pm

The Miss Firecracker Contest: Oct. 26-29, 7 pm. Come see this hilarious southern comedy in the new Black Box Theatre! 


Once on This Island: Nov. 3-5, 7 pm

Once on This Island: Nov. 3-5, 7 pm. The 9th and 10th grade Footlights Musical is a Caribbean folk tale of love and loss, with spectacular calypso music and vibrant sets. Advance tickets on sale now at

IB Exam Registration September 27 – October 28th

IB Exam Registration for Juniors and Seniors is now open until October 28th


Register for the IB Exams online here


More information on IB Exams is available here

Date of IB exams are May 1 – May 19. Locations to be determined.

National Merit Finalists Announced

Southwest is pleased to announce and congratulate: William F. Fitch, Royce Hill, Mitchell J. Hockenberry, John C. Lazur, Henry C. Meeker, SimonS. Rothman, Emma W. Spurgat and Claire E. Weil.

The nationwide pool of Semifinalists, which represents less thatn 1% of the U.S. high school seniors, includes the highest-scoring entrants in each state. The number of Semifinalists in a state is proportional to the state's percentage of national total of graduating seniors.

Southwest High School PTSA Directory

Simply click on the secure link below to create an an account and review your family's data. Make any changes and save to update.

More Information here

2017 Yearbook

Be sure to pre-order your Yearbook.  (Prices will go up in November)

Seniors.  Photo submission?  Quote Submission?  Look for instructions here.  You can submit your Senior Quote here!


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