Minneapolis South High School
It’s the most difficult task a coach will ever undertake: telling your team that one of your players died.
A 15-year-old boy who died Wednesday in a drowning at Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis has been identified. Minneapolis School District Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson identified the boy Thursday as Sha-kym Adams. He was a student at Minneapolis South High School and was on the football team.
Minneapolis South High School will be in session Friday, the day after police used chemical spray to break up a brawl involving hundreds of students.
Many students from Minneapolis South High School are disappointed after Thursday’s brawl that sent four to the hospital and had police dispensing mace above the crowd.
A number of police cars responded to Minneapolis South High School Thursday after an alleged food fight escalated into a melee involving possibly hundreds of students.
Minneapolis South High School has been placed on lockdown over an unspecified concern, according to school officials. The building is under a “code yellow” lockdown, which increases the level of school security both inside and outside the building.