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The Southwest Foundation supports academics, athletics, and the arts at Southwest High School. Please join us in supporting Southwest's great students!


The Southwest Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to work with Southwest High School and its alumni to create an exceptional educational experience for all Southwest students.  The Foundation raises money to support academic, athletic, and artistic opportunities for students and to provide scholarships to graduating seniors.



4/9 @ THE 1010 PARTY ON APRIL 9TH!

Join us for great food, drink, conversation, pool, Pac-Man, and music from Southwest's jazz combos! Thursday, April 9, 7-10 pm at 1010 W. Lake Street in Minneapolis.

The party is a benefit for the Southwest Foundation -- your support will help every student at Southwest.

For more details and to rsvp please click here.

The Billiard Room at 1010 W. Lake St.

The Billiard Room at 1010 W. Lake St.

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Foundation gives cutting edge science equipment

Southwest’s solar cells are in the classrooms! Southwest’s science teachers asked the Foundation to support the purchase of solar cells for this year.

To see everything the Foundation will fund with your support, click here.

solar cell

solar cell


Construction beginS!

Minneapolis Public Schools is planning a $47M expansion and renovation of Southwest! Southwest is now under construction! Plans include a state of the art media center, more classrooms, and a three-story atrium space that will include a new lunchroom, a small stage/performance space, and multi-use rooms for collaborative student projects. Watch this space for updates!

Click here for more Southwest news.

Plans--purple area is the atrium--which will replace The Link

Plans--purple area is the atrium--which will replace The Link