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South Junior High

"Caring to learn and learning to care by developing the knowledge and skills to become confident, independent problem solvers, responsible citizens, effective communicators and lifelong learners"

Thanks to the community's support of an April 2005 school bond issue, a replacement facility for the original South Junior High, built in 1968 and open 1969-2007, opened its doors on August 20, 2007, on the same campus. South is located in south central Lawrence on 12 acres of land donated by the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs through the Haskell Institute (now Haskell Indian Nations University), The school serves approximately 600 students in grades seven through nine.

Mascot: Cougar
Colors: Black and Gold

Did You Know? The new South Junior High School, designed by Gould Evans Associates, earned the American Institute of Architects' Citation for Excellence in Architecture (2007).

Will Fernandez, principal
Lynn Harrod, assistant principal
South Junior High School
2734 Louisiana Street
Lawrence, KS 66046-4699
Telephone: (785) 832-5450
Fax: (785) 832-5453
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