Sophomore Announcements


Sophomore News...

KSU EXCITE Shadow Days

High school students are invited to come experience a day in the life of a K-State student! Each participant will be paired with a current K-State student who shares similar interests in science, technology, engineering, or math. Together they will attend class, tour campus, share lunch, and discuss what it's like to be in a STEM major at K-State.  EXCITE Shadow Days for Fall 2019:  November 16.  Visit EXCITE Shadow Days for more information and to register.

Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Program (HOBY)
The Hugh O’ Brian Youth Leadership Program ( HOBY) is designed to empower high school sophomores to recognize their leadership talents and apply them to become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, and community.  Students who are selected will attend a summer seminar to participate in hands-on leadership activities, meet leaders in our state, explore personal leadership skills, while learning how to lead others and make a positive impact in the community.  If you are interested in becoming a South High HOBY representative, please stop by the Student Center and pick up an application. All completed applications must be returned by Monday, November 13, 2019.

K-State Black Leadership Conference
The K-State Black Leadership Conference will be held on February 11, 2020 at the K-State Union in Manhattan, KS. If you are interested in attending, you must sign up in the counseling center.   The registration deadline is November 13, 2019.   Please see Ms. Smith if you have any questions.


Sophomore Class Presentation - PowerPoint



Next test date: December 14, 2019 (Registration Deadline: November 8, 2019)
Upcoming test dates: February 8, 2020 / April 4, 2020 / June 13, 2020 / July 18, 2020
For more information on test dates and registration visit: ACT Registration

South High is a testing site for most of the national test days, so make sure to choose SHSS when you register.



South High Student Opportunities...

Please read carefully. Some opportunities apply to a specific age/classification of student. Additional information is available in the Counseling Office.

Dual Credit Opportunities for Sophomores and Juniors - Salina Area Technical College
Salina Area Technical College has articulation agreements in place with several area high schools. This enables students to earn college credit while still in high school. See your counselor for more information or visit Salina Tech's website. To apply for admission to Salina Tech, go to their Application page.

JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest
It's that time of year again!  As you begin the new school year, we are excited to announce that our Profile in Courage Essay Contest is now accepting submissions.  The top 25 students receive recognition and the winning prize is $10,000.  The deadline for submissions is January 17, 2020.  Visit Profile in Courage Essay Contest to get started.