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9th Grade Orientation Schedule 2019-2020

Orientation - ​We are aligning our schedule to other MPS high schools as a late start day with 9th graders attending orientation from 8-10 am on September 3rd.

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Welcome Dr. Valerie Littles-Butler

Dear Southwest High School Community,

I am pleased to announce Dr. Valerie Littles-Butler as the new principal of Southwest High School, effective July 1.

Dr. Littles-Butler was most recently an administrator at Central High School in Saint Paul. She is deeply rooted in the Twin Cities and has more than 30 years of educational experience, including in Minneapolis Public Schools. Dr. Littles-Butler has served as a principal and assistant principal in Saint Paul, an adjunct professor at Concordia University, a classroom teacher, and basketball coach. Her commitment to providing a quality education for all students stands out in the work she’s accomplished.

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Summer Reading/Writing 2019