South Middle School

Absence Hotline: (847) 506-6999, x7300


Welcome to South!


    South Middle School serves the families and community members of almost 850 sixth through eighth grade students. South is proud to serve the Arlington Heights School District 25 community of Arlington Heights, IL. Welcome to our site!

AHSD 25 News

Cardinal News

  • South Spirit Wear

    Order Online at There will also be a LIVE sale on May 18th at 6 p.m. before the orientation.

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  • Sixth Grade Orientation Night

    Do you have an incoming South student? Both parents and students are invited to join us May 18th, 2017 at 6:30p.m. Looking for South Spirit Wear? Come a little early to the orientation and see what our PTA will be selling to get your 6th grader set up with cool South wear!

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  • Student Council Donates to Lurie's Children's Hospital

    South Student Council held a Craft Drive, donating art supplies so that children at the hospital would have access to fun projects

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  • Just Move It Challenge

    5K Run/Walk OR 1 mile Run/Walk (All Abilities are welcome!!!) All proceeds benefit the ABC/25 Foundation, independent nonprofit volunteer organization that raises funds for innovative learning initiatives that are not otherwise supported by district funds.

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  • Dude. Be Nice.

    Prospect students helped us to reinforce the Cardinal Way by hosting a "Dude. Be nice." anti-bullying campaign week.

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  • Crosstown Classic March 10th, 2017

    Thank you to all the families who came out on March 10th to support our Cross Town Classic. South won the game!

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  • MAD Cardinals raise funds for The Linus Project

    The Making A Difference (MAD) Cardinals sold hand made Valentines to students and raised $250.00!

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  • ABC25 Drawing is Back!

    South's ABC/25 In-School Drawing-This is one way South likes to give back to the community and to the ABC/25 Foundation, which supports all our district schools. Students all receive one free ticket. However, they can purchase additional tickets for any one of these fun prizes. There are some options for parents as well. Check them out!

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  • Art Expo 2017

    South students had the opportunity to display their art work at the annual ArtExpo on January 7th. Congratulations to the participating students!

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Upcoming Events

South Quick Info

  • 400 South Highland Avenue

    Arlington Heights, IL 60005South Middle School: Home of the Cardinals


    Main line: (847) 398-4250

    Fax: (847) 394-6260


    Principal Piper Boston

    Associate Principal Ellie Chin

    Associate Principal Steve Perkins

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