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All students in Algebra II with Trig CP and Honors who have satisfied the Manchester Community College program requirements, should report to the cafeteria on Wednesday, May 29 at 7:25 am with a fully charged Chromebook and charger to take the Math Accuplacer test.  If you have questions regarding this exam, or your qualification, please talk to either your School Counselor or your Algebra II with Trig teacher.

Student Council will have a meeting for all representatives Thursday, May 23 after school in room 163.  All Student Council reps should plan on attending.  

Attention students: The library will be closed Friday, May 24 for Junior-Senior panel presentations from 7:25 am to 2:00 pm. The library will be open before and after school.  Please plan accordingly. 

Bobcat Pride presents Spirit Week this week!
Thursday, May 23 - PJ Day
Friday, May 24 - Freedom Friday (red, white, blue)
Dress up and show your spirit!

Central Connecticut State University will host the National Summer Transportation Institute Program from July 15 to 26. This is a full-day program to stimulate interest in careers in the transportation industry such as highway design, transportation of people and cargo, inter-modal operations, laws, regulations, and safety.  There will also be enrichment activities such as SAT prep, computer training, field trips, and hands-on projects. A limited number of spaces are available.  To learn more, see the flyer hanging in the Career Center or check out the Enrichment activities through the Colleges tab in Naviance.

Come on out and show your spirit by joining the Bobcat Robotics Team for a fundraiser this Wednesday!  Join us at a frozen yogurt place at 1500 Pleasant Valley Road in Manchester on Wednesday, May 22 between 6:00 – 9:00 pm.  Tell the cashier you are support Bobcat Robotics and 20% of the proceeds will be donated to support the team!

The Interact Badminton Tournament on Friday night was a huge success.  The Animal Shelter Committee raised $331 for a total of more than $960 going to the local animal shelter. Congratulations to Ronnak Saxena and Jimmy Slahtosky for winning the tournament. And one last thank you to Mrs. Harlow, Ms. Andrews, and Mr. Garrish, as well as the custodians for supporting the event.

The Interact Olympics event for this Friday has been postponed until next fall. Stay tuned!

The Cox Cable Advisory Council Scholarship deadline has been extended until June 1.  If you are a senior planning to pursue a career in any communications field, take advantage of this opportunity!  A link to the application is in Naviance.

Many young girls in Southwest Asia are unable to attend school due to various reasons, including a lack of school supplies.  To help these girls get the education they deserve, school supplies will be collected throughout this week.  Donations can include: notebooks, glue sticks, rulers, erasers, pencils and pens.  Donations can be placed in boxes outside the cafeteria, and in the lower pendulum.  Thank you!

Mrs. Belval’s Allied Health Class is hosting a Hat Drive!  All hats are being donated to cancer patients at CT Children’s Medical Center.  Hats must be brand new and have the tags still attached. The event is running until May 27.  Please bring the hats to Mrs. Belval’s room, 204 in the science hallway.

The South Windsor Patriotic Commission is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Student Essay Contest.  We wish to congratulate all of the contestants who submitted so many wonderful entries.
First Place: Erin Stephens 
Second Place: Sydney Fournier
Third Place: Guatam Chasmawala

Athletic News:

Congratulations to Girls’ Tennis for ending their season undefeated and #2 in the state.  Yesterday they won 7-0 against East Catholic.  Singles Sam Donovan won with a double bagel.  Ananya Srivatsav played against a tough opponent but came out strong.  Sophie Crane was MVP of the match, and brought home team pet Dwayne.  Good luck at states!

Yesterday, Girls’ Track and Field competed in the Conference Championships.  Katelyn Maycomber, Micaela Hanson, and Erin Dunn made All-Conference.  Missy Sullivan was 6th in high jump, Micaela Hanson was 3rd in 100 hurdles, Jess Polito was 7th in the 3200, Jillian Thibodeau was 5th in 300 hurdles, Rhianna O'Meara was 8th in the 800, Abby Weiner was 7th in Javelin, Andrea Correia was 7th in long jump, and Candace Walsh was 8th in the 100. 

The Boys’ Tennis Team continued their win streak by hosting East Hartford on Senior Day and defeating East Hartford 5-2.  Congratulations to Singles Players Ronnak Saxena & Jack Perry and Doubles Teams of Sam Kim & Donny Sauer, Jonathan Huot & Jason Rickenbacher and Shamik Soni & Abhiram Gunti.  The team wants to also congratulate our graduating seniors: Ronnak Saxena, Jack Perry, Donny Sauer, Jason Rickenbacher, Shamik Soni, Andris Reba and Dan Kotait.  The team’s last regular season match is today versus East Catholic at Magic Lincer Tennis Academy in Manchester.  The team is looking for their final win before the state tournament on Friday!
Posted by cdoherty  at 9:59 AM
  

Attention students: The library will be closed TODAY for Junior-Senior panel presentations from 7:25 am to 2:00 pm.  The library will be open after school.  Please plan accordingly. 

All students in Algebra II with Trig CP and Honors who have satisfied the Manchester Community College program requirements, should report to the cafeteria on Wednesday, May 29 at 7:25 am with a fully charged Chromebook and charger to take the Math Accuplacer test.  If you have questions regarding this exam, or your qualification, please talk to either your School Counselor or your Algebra II with Trig teacher.

Bobcat Pride presents Spirit Week this week!
Wednesday, May 22 – NASCAR/Race Day
Thursday, May 23 - PJ Day
Friday, May 24 - Freedom Friday (red, white, blue)
Dress up and show your spirit!

The Interact Badminton Tournament on Friday night was a huge success.  The Animal Shelter Committee raised $331 for a total of more than $960 going to the local animal shelter.  Congratulations to Ronnak Saxena and Jimmy Slahtosky for winning the tournament.  And one last thank you to Mrs. Harlow, Ms. Andrews, and Mr. Garrish, as well as the custodians for supporting the event.

Student Council will have a meeting for all representatives Thursday, May 23 after school in room 163.  All Student Council reps should plan on attending.  

Last weekend, the Bobcat Robotics Team 177 competed in the Connecticut State Robotics Championships at the Hartford State Armory.  Ranking second moving into the playoffs, the Bobcats sailed through quarter and semi-finals until they faced tight matches against formidable opponents.  In the finals, after losing the first match by one point, they came back to win the second match by one point.  The tie-breaker match was won with last minute scores of a game piece and a remarkably fast habitat climb by this year's drivers, Ethan Bushman and Ethan Cruz. A special congratulations to outgoing Senior Captains, Eric Kruzick and Stefan Erwin for four years of hard work and dedication to the team.  Also congratulations to Controls Sub-team Lead and Technician on the Field, Senior, Sam West in addition to Marketing/Business Sub-team Lead, Senior, Mark Angell. A huge thank you goes out to the team's three teacher mentors, Mr. Savvides, Mr. Smith & Ms. Connelly for their dedication and support throughout the season.  Congratulations to the entire Bobcat Robotics Team for winning the 2019 Connecticut State Championship! 

Come on out and show your spirit by joining the Bobcat Robotics Team for a fundraiser this Wednesday!  Join us at a frozen yogurt place at 1500 Pleasant Valley Road in Manchester on Wednesday, May 22 between 6:00 – 9:00 pm.  Tell the cashier you are support Bobcat Robotics and 20% of the proceeds will be donated to support the team!

Central Connecticut State University will host the National Summer Transportation Institute Program from July 15 to 26. This is a full-day program to stimulate interest in careers in the transportation industry such as highway design, transportation of people and cargo, inter-modal operations, laws, regulations, and safety.  There will also be enrichment activities such as SAT prep, computer training, field trips, and hands-on projects.  A limited number of spaces are available.   To learn more, see the flyer hanging in the Career Center or check out the Enrichment activities through the Colleges tab in Naviance.

The Interact Olympics event for this Friday has been postponed until next fall.  Stay tuned!

The South Windsor Patriotic Commission is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Student Essay Contest.  We wish to congratulate all of the contestants who submitted so many wonderful entries.
First Place: Erin Stephens 
Second Place: Sydney Fournier
Third Place: Guatam Chasmawala

Athletic News:

Girls’ Lacrosse defeated NFA 15-2, the program will play Chicopee at home on Thursday.  JV is at 4:15 pm and Varsity will celebrate their seniors and play at 5:30 pm.

On Saturday, Girls Track participated in the JI Invitational.  The 4X800 team of Abby Grohs, Elizabeth Martinez, Cora Brownbill, and Rhianna O'Meara placed 7th with a personal best.  The 4X100 team of Muneeka Munir, Jillian Thibodeau, Candace Walsh, and Amanda Walsh took 6th with a personal best.  Micaela Hanson took 8th in 300 hurdles.  Katelyn Maycomber took 3rd in high jump, and Erin Dunn took 4th in pole vault.  Jillian Thibodeau, Aicha Ly, Abby Weiner, and Andrea Correia all achieved personal bests.  The next meet is the CCC Championships today.
Posted by cdoherty  On May 21, 2019 at 9:05 AM
  

Bobcat Pride presents Spirit Week this week!
Tuesday, May 21 - Tropical Tuesday (Hawaiian/tourist)
Wednesday, May 22 – NASCAR/Race Day
Thursday, May 23 - PJ Day
Friday, May 24 - Freedom Friday (red, white, blue)
Dress up and show your spirit!

Mrs. Belval’s Allied Health Class is hosting a Hat Drive!  All hats are being donated to cancer patients at CT Children’s Medical Center.  Hats must be brand new and have the tags still attached. The event is running until May 27.  Please bring the hats to Mrs. Belval’s room, 204 in the science hallway.

For grade 10 and 11 who have, or requested a SWHS UConn ECE Course for next year, please remember that the Parent Consent Application must be uploaded to UConn’s ECE website prior to June 7, please contact School Counseling with any questions.

The FBLA Handball Tournament will be on Thursday, June 6 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. See Mrs. Barrett if you are interested.

Attention all GSA members: we will be holding a meeting after school today in room 129, Ms. Flachsbart's room. Please try to attend!

Attention students: The library will be closed on Tuesday, May 21 for Junior-Senior panel presentations.  The library will be open after before and after school.  Please plan accordingly. 

All students in Algebra II with Trig CP and Honors who have satisfied the Manchester Community College program requirements should report to the cafeteria on Wednesday, May 29 at 7:25 am with a fully charged Chromebook and charger to take the Math Accuplacer test.  If you have questions regarding this exam, or your qualification, please talk to either your School Counselor or your Algebra II with Trig teacher.

The Cox Cable Advisory Council Scholarship deadline has been extended until June 1.  If you are a senior planning to pursue a career in any communications field, take advantage of this opportunity!  A link to the application is in Naviance.

Many young girls in Southwest Asia are unable to attend school due to various reasons, including a lack of school supplies.  To help these girls get the education they deserve, school supplies will be collected throughout this week.  Donations can include: notebooks, glue sticks, rulers, erasers, pencils and pens.  Donations can be placed in boxes outside the cafeteria, and in the lower pendulum.  Thank you!
Posted by cdoherty  On May 20, 2019 at 9:10 AM
  

If you signed up for tonight's Interact Badminton Tournament, please note the time of the event has changed. It will begin at 7:00 pm and end at 10:00 pm!!

Interact is hosting an Olympics event on Friday, May 24 from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm in the gym.  Teams of 4-6 members will compete in handball, giant tennis, minute-to-win-it games, Jeopardy, and Singo.  The cost is $10 per person and will include food.  All proceeds benefit the American Heart Association.  Sign- ups are in Mrs. Howard's room, 134.  Forms are due by May 17.

The FBLA Handball Tournament will be on Thursday, June 6 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. See Mrs. Barrett if you are interested.

Mrs. Belval’s Allied Health Class is hosting a Hat Drive!  All hats are being donated to cancer patients at CT Children’s Medical Center.  Hats must be brand new and have the tags still attached. The event is running until May 27.  Please bring the hats to Mrs. Belval’s room, 204 in the science hallway.

The Town of South Windsor’s Collector of Revenue office is looking for a part-time tax assistant on a seasonal basis.  The position is primarily for June to August, but may extend to other tax collection times throughout the year.  Students with strong customer service and math skills are encouraged to apply.  Preference will be given to current sophomores and juniors of working age, but seniors who intend to stay local upon graduation may also apply.  Information regarding payment, hours and how to apply can be found on a flyer in the Career Center. 

For grade 10 and 11 who have, or requested a SWHS UConn ECE Course for next year, please remember that the Parent Consent Application must be uploaded to UConn’s ECE website prior to June 7, please contact School Counseling with any questions.

Freshman Class of 2022 shirts are in!  Please see Mrs. Barrett in the Business Ed. office anytime!

Athletic News:

Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse lost to Glastonbury 15-3.  JV won 4-3.  The varsity team will travel to NFA on Monday.

The Girls’ Tennis team had an excellent match against Longmeadow yesterday!  The girls won 6-1.  Standout performances came from singles player Heather Kim and doubles Rebecca Kenefick and Nikitha Kikanamada.  They came home with a win from tiebreakers!  Doubles Caitlin Sauer and Jina Lee had an intense match but also came out with a win! The team remains undefeated. The next home match is today at 3:45 pm! Come out and support.

The Boys’ Tennis Team had one of their best wins of the season defeating a tough Avon team 4-3.  Congratulations to singles players Ronnak Saxena & Jack Perry and doubles teams of Jason Rickenbacher & Jonathan Huot & Andris Reba & Dan Zhu. Match of the Day goes to Jonathan Huot & Jason Rickenbacher who won their doubles match 6-7, 6-3 and won the 3rd set tiebreaker 16-14.  Jason and Jonathan had multiple match points against them, but they persevered and never gave up.  Their strategy of keeping their opponents back at the baseline with effective deep lobs was the key to their victory. Great job.  With this victory the Bobcats secured a place in the State Tournament starting next Friday!  The next match is today against East Catholic at Wickham Park.
Posted by cdoherty  On May 17, 2019 at 8:53 AM
  

The Strategy Club will meet TODAY, Thursday, May 16 after school in room 7.

The Science Fiction/Fantasy Club will meet TODAY, Thursday, May 16 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm in room 127.  Join us to work on your own creative writing.

Attention students: The Library will close at 2:30 pm TODAY, Thursday, May 16.  Please plan accordingly. 

Interact is hosting a Badminton Tournament on Friday, May 17 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the gym.  It’s $12 per team of two.  All the money will go towards purchasing supplies for Our Companions Animal Rescue in Manchester.  Sign-ups will be open in the cafeteria through all lunch waves.

Mrs. Belval’s Allied Health Class is hosting a Hat Drive!  All hats are being donated to cancer patients at CT Children’s Medical Center!  Hats must be brand new and have the tags still attached. The event is running until May 27.  Please bring the hats to Mrs. Belval’s room, 204 in the science hallway.

The Town of South Windsor’s Collector of Revenue office is looking for a part-time tax assistant on a seasonal basis.  The position is primarily for June to August, but may extend to other tax collection times throughout the year.  Students with strong customer service and math skills are encouraged to apply.  Preference will be given to current sophomores and juniors of working age, but seniors who intend to stay local upon graduation may also apply.  Information regarding payment, hours and how to apply can be found on a flyer in the Career Center. 

For grade 10 and 11 who have, or requested a SWHS UConn ECE Course for next year, please remember that the Parent Consent Application must be uploaded to UConn’s ECE website prior to June 7, please contact School Counseling with any questions.

Interact is hosting an Olympics event on Friday, May 24 from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm in the gym.  Teams of 4-6 members will compete in handball, giant tennis, minute-to-win-it games, Jeopardy, and Singo.  The cost is $10 per person and will include food.  All proceeds benefit the American Heart Association.  Sign- ups are in Mrs. Howard's room, 134.  Forms are due by May 17.

Freshman Class of 2022 Shirts are in!!  Please see Mrs. Barrett in the Business Ed. office anytime!

Athletic News:

The Boys Tennis Team had another shutout beating Manchester with a score of 7-0. Congratulations to singles players Ronnak Saxena, Jack Perry, Rahul Mahesh and Dan Kotaiit and Doubles Teams of Sam Kim & Donny Sauer, Jason Rickenbacher & Jonathan Huot, and Andris Reba & Dan Zhu. Match of the Day goes to #3 Singles Player Rahul Mahesh who won in a third set tiebreak 13-11.  Rahul's opponent had match point but Rahul did not give up and with great determination won the match!  The Bobcats next match will be against a tough Avon team - Come out and cheer on the team!

Girls had a fantastic match against Manchester yesterday, continuing their undefeated season winning 7-0.  Heather Kim returned to 4th singles winning both sets 6-0, and doubles bagels were also made by Caitlin Sze, Sophia Chin, Leah Polansky and Jia Yazon.  Tomorrow the girls face Longmeadow, but come support the team at their final home match against East Catholic on Friday!
Posted by cdoherty  On May 16, 2019 at 9:02 AM
  

Hey Bobcat foodies!  Come join our last Cooking Club meal and prepare and taste Summer Picnic eats and Sweet no-bake Treats TODAY, Wednesday, May 15 in room 105!  We will be making and enjoying: iced tea, mandarin orange chicken chow mein salad, taco hot dogs, creamy pesto pasta, herbed ricotta and fresh tomato tart, Mexican corn on the cob, s’mores rice krispie treats, no-bake cheesecake and vanilla wafers with  cheesecake dip.  Bring $5 to Sra. Ruiz or Ms. Clifford.

Mrs. Belval’s Allied Health Class is hosting a Hat Drive!  All hats are being donated to cancer patients at CT Children’s Medical Center!  Hats must be brand new and have the tags still attached.  The event is running from May 13 to May 27.  Please bring the hats to Mrs. Belval’s room, room 204 in the science hallway.

The Strategy Club will meet on Thursday, May 16 after school in room 7.

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club will meet on Thursday, May 16 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm in room 127.  Join us to work on your own creative writing.

Attention students: The library will close at 2:30 pm on Thursday, May 16. Please plan accordingly. 

Interact is hosting a Badminton Tournament on Friday, May 17 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the gym.  It’s $12 per team of two.  All the money will go towards purchasing supplies for Our Companions Animal Rescue in Manchester.  Sign-ups will be open in the cafeteria through all lunch waves.

The Town of South Windsor’s Collector of Revenue office is looking for a part-time tax assistant on a seasonal basis.  The position is primarily for June to August, but may extend to other tax collection times throughout the year.  Students with strong customer service and math skills are encouraged to apply.  Preference will be given to current sophomores and juniors of working age, but seniors who intend to stay local upon graduation may also apply.  Information regarding payment, hours and how to apply can be found on a flyer in the Career Center. 

Seniors: The last chance to pay for the Senior Outing or Senior Reception is Thursday, May 16 from 2:00 - 2:45 pm in room 264.  If you are attending the Outing, you need a completed permission slip at the time of payment.

Freshman Class of 2022 Shirts are in!!  Please see Mrs. Barrett in the Business Ed office anytime today!

Athletic News:

Yesterday, Girls’ Track faced East Catholic.  Erin Dunn won pole vault, Katelyn Maycomber won high jump and Micaela Hanson won 100 hurdles.  Jess Polito got a personal best in the 3200.  The next meet is this Saturday at Manchester.

Girls’ Lacrosse lost to Simsbury 8-7, they will take on Glastonbury away on Thursday.
Posted by cdoherty  On May 15, 2019 at 12:08 PM
  

If you are a Senior attending the Senior Outing to Holiday Hill and need to take the early bus, tomorrow is the LAST DAY to hand in the Early Bus form to Ms. Griswold in room 227.  The early bus will leave at 2:30 pm from the outing and return to the high school around 3:30 pm. The Early Bus form can be found on the Class of 2019 Google Classroom page.

Hey Bobcat foodies!  Come join our last Cooking Club meal and prepare and taste Summer Picnic eats and Sweet no-bake Treats on Wednesday, May 15 in room 105!  We will be making and enjoying: iced tea, mandarin orange chicken chow mein salad, taco hot dogs, creamy pesto pasta, herbed ricotta and fresh tomato tart, Mexican corn on the cob, s’mores rice krispie treats, no-bake cheesecake and vanilla wafers with cheesecake dip.  Bring $5 (and your appetite) to Sra. Ruiz or Ms. Clifford on or before May 15.

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club will hold its next meeting on Thursday, May 16 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm in room 127.  Join us to work on your own creative writing.

For grade 10 and 11 who have, or requested a SWHS UConn ECE Course for next year, please remember that the Parent Consent Application must be uploaded to UConn’s ECE website prior to June 7, please contact School Counseling with any questions.

Attention students: The library will close at 2:30 pm on Thursday, May 16.  Please plan accordingly. 

Interact is hosting a Badminton Tournament on Friday, May 17 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the gym.  It’s $12 per team of two.  All the money will go towards purchasing supplies for Our Companions Animal Rescue in Manchester.  Sign-ups will be open in the cafeteria through all lunch waves.

Interact is hosting an Olympics event on Friday, May 24 from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm in the gym.  Teams of 4-6 members will compete in handball, giant tennis, minute-to-win-it games, Jeopardy, and Singo.  The cost is $10 per person and will include food.  All proceeds benefit the American Heart Association.  Sign- ups are in Mrs. Howard's room, 134.  Forms are due by May 17.

Athletic News:

Please come out and support the Boys Volleyball team for their Senior Game on Wednesday, May 15 to congratulate Seniors Jared Caroline, Justin Coralli, Owen Cotton, Stefan Erwin, Marcus Foote, Charles Lagasse and Dan Sullivan.  JV will play at 4:00 pm.  Varsity will play at 5:00 pm against Wethersfield.
Posted by cdoherty  On May 14, 2019 at 8:55 AM
  

The Town of South Windsor’s Collector of Revenue office is looking for a part-time tax assistant on a seasonal basis.  The position is primarily for June to August, but may extend to other tax collection times throughout the year.  Students with strong customer service and math skills are encouraged to apply.  Preference will be given to current sophomores and juniors of working age, but seniors who intend to stay local upon graduation may also apply.  Information regarding payment, hours and how to apply can be found on a flyer in the Career Center. 

If you are a Senior attending the Senior Outing to Holiday Hill and need to take the early bus, you must print and return the Early Bus form to Ms. Griswold in room 227 no later than Wednesday, May 15.  The early bus will leave at 2:30 pm from the outing and return to the high school around 3:30 pm.  The Early Bus form can be found on the Class of 2019 Google Classroom page.

Seniors: The last chance to pay for the Senior Outing or Senior Reception is Thursday, May 16 from 2:00 - 2:45 pm in room 264.  If you are attending the Outing you need a completed permission slip at the time of payment.

Hey Bobcat foodies!  Come join our last Cooking Club Meal and prepare and taste Summer Picnic eats and Sweet no-bake Treats on Wednesday, May 15 in room 105.  We will be making and enjoying: iced tea, mandarin orange chicken chow mein salad, taco hot dogs, creamy pesto pasta, herbed ricotta and fresh tomato tart, Mexican corn on the cob, s’mores rice krispie treats, no-bake cheesecake and vanilla wafers with  cheesecake dip.  Bring $5 (and your appetite) to Sra. Ruiz or Ms. Clifford on or before May 15.

This Thursday, May 16, the Science Fiction/Fantasy club will hold a meeting in room 127 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.  Join us to work on your own creative writing.

Athletic News:

Please come out and support the Boys Volleyball team for their Senior Game on Wednesday, May 15 to congratulate Seniors Jared Caroline, Justin Coralli, Owen Cotton, Stefan Erwin, Marcus Foote, Charles Lagasse and Dan Sullivan.  JV will play at 4:00 pm.  Varsity will play at 5:15 pm against Wethersfield.

Last Wednesday, Girls Track and Field won their meet against Enfield.  First place finishes in individual events were had by Micaela Hanson, Cora Brownbill, Rhianna O'Meara, Julie Brady, Abby Weiner, Erin Dunn, and Kenzie Eppler.  The 4X100, 4X800, and 4X400 teams all placed first.  Candace Walsh, Amanda Walsh, Abby Grohs, Anna Armstrong, Elizabeth Martinez and Missy Sullivan also scored points for the team in multiple events.  The next meet is at home against East Catholic.

The Boys and Girls Tennis Teams traveled to Berlin on Friday to play an evening match under the lights. This match is a great team building opportunity and the athletes really enjoy supporting each other! The Boys Team had a convincing 7-0 win.  Congratulations go to singles players Ronnak Saxena, Jack Perry, Elijah Wood and Rahul Mahesh and Doubles Teams of Sam Kim & Donny Sauer, Jonathan Huot & Jason Rickenbacher and Andris Reba & Dan Zhu.  The match of the day (and maybe of the whole season) goes to #1 Senior Singles Player Ronnak Saxena who defeated Jonathan Trevethan, a senior who had not lost a match his entire high school tennis career.  The players split sets and the match came down to a 3rd set 10 point tiebreak where Ronnak prevailed with a score of 11-9.  Amazing Tennis!  Congratulations Ronnak!  The Bobcats next match is today at East Hartford.
Posted by cdoherty  On May 13, 2019 at 8:45 AM
  

The Handball Tournament scheduled for tonight has been canceled.  It will be rescheduled for a later date.  Money can be returned if you see Mrs. Barrett in the Business Ed. office or in room 122. 

The Town of South Windsor’s Collector of Revenue office is looking for a part-time tax assistant on a seasonal basis.  The position is primarily for June to August, but may extend to other tax collection times throughout the year.  Students with strong customer service and math skills are encouraged to apply.  Preference will be given to current sophomores and juniors of working age, but seniors who intend to stay local upon graduation may also apply.  Information regarding payment, hours and how to apply can be found on a flyer in the Career Center. 

Interact is hosting a Badminton Tournament on Friday, May 17 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the gym.  It’s $12 per team of two.  All the money will go towards purchasing supplies for Our Companions Animal Rescue in Manchester.  Sign-ups will be open in the cafeteria through all lunch waves.

Interact is hosting an Olympics event on Friday, May 24 from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm in the gym.  Teams of 4-6 members will compete in handball, giant tennis, minute-to-win-it games, Jeopardy, and Singo.  The cost is $10 per person and will include food.  All proceeds benefit the American Heart Association.  Sign-ups are in Mrs. Howard's room, 134.  Forms are due TODAY.

The South Windsor Administrator Association is offering 2 scholarships for graduating seniors. Both are $500 and applications are due by noon on June 1.  The SWAA Scholarship is given to a graduating senior who has a parent, step parent, grandparent or step grandparent who is a member of the South Windsor Administrator Association.  The Perseverance Award is given to a graduating student who has overcome academic, social, or personal challenges during their 4 years of high school.  Both scholarships require an online application and an essay.  Students can access the application and information through Naviance or the South Windsor High School homepage.

If you are a Senior attending the Senior Outing to Holiday Hill and need to take the early bus, you must print and return the Early Bus form to Ms. Griswold in room 227 no later than Wednesday, May 15.  The early bus will leave at 2:30 pm from the outing and return to the high school around 3:30 pm.  The Early Bus form can be found on the Class of 2019 Google Classroom page.

Anyone interested in the Leadership Greater Hartford Common Ground workshop must bring their permission slips to Ms. Lane TODAY.

Athletic News:

Girls’ Lacrosse defeated RHAM and will take on Lewis Mills at home today at 4:00 pm on the turf.

Please come out and support the Boys Volleyball team for their Senior Game on Wednesday, May 15 to congratulate seniors Jared Caroline, Justin Coralli, Owen Cotton, Stefan Erwin, Marcus Foote, Charles Lagasse and Dan Sullivan.  JV will play at 4:00 pm.  Varsity will play at 5:15 pm against Wethersfield.
Posted by cdoherty  On May 10, 2019 at 9:12 AM
  

The Japanese Club will meet today, Thursday, May 9 in room 230.  We will eat Japanese food and watch Naruto Episodes.

The Strategy Club will not meet today.  The club will meet next Thursday instead.

Seniors: please consider submitting an original poem to the Grad Poem Contest.  Write a poem that you will be read at the Graduation Ceremony.  Please submit your work to Ms. Pieratti or Ms. White by tomorrow, May 10 for consideration of this great honor. 

Would you like to improve your leadership skills?  Attend the Common Ground Leadership workshop happening in the Seminar Room on Friday, May 24.  See Ms. Lane in room 6 for a permission slip.  Space is limited and permission slips must be in by TOMORROW, May 10.

Calling all Juniors!  The Bobcat Prowl is working on their next addition of the Season Rewind and we need your pictures of prom!  If you would like your pictures from prom to be included in the magazine, please email them to bobcatprowl@gmail.com.  See Ms. Dobosz for more information or if you have any questions.

Interact is hosting a Badminton Tournament on Friday, May 17 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the gym.  It’s $12 per team of two.  All the money will go towards purchasing supplies for Our Companions Animal Rescue in Manchester.  Sign-ups will be open in the cafeteria through all lunch waves.

Interact is hosting an Olympics event on Friday, May 24 from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm in the gym.  Teams of 4-6 members will compete in handball, giant tennis, minute-to-win-it games, Jeopardy, and Singo.  The cost is $10 per person and will include food.  All proceeds benefit the American Heart Association.  Sign- ups are in Mrs. Howard's room, 134.  Forms are due by May 10.

The Drama Department will have auditions for the Fall Musical on Tuesday, May 28, and Wednesday, May 29.  See the signs in the English hallway to sign up on Google Classroom.

Athletic News:

Girls’ Tennis had a nice win over Enfield yesterday, scoring 7-0. Singles Sam Donovan, Sophia Chin and Caitlin Sze all ended with double bagels, and Ananya Srivatsav played 4th singles, also winning her game. Strong matches were also played by Caitlin Sauer and Jina Lee, Rebecca Kenefick and Nikitha Kikanamada, and new players Lindsey Lucia and Isha Bang. 

First singles Caitlin Sze has been nominated for the CT Varsity Athlete of the Week, so be sure to vote for her by Sunday. CLICK HERE to vote!

The Boys Tennis Team had a dominant win over Enfield 6-1.  Winning for the Bobcats were Singles Players Ronnak Saxena, Jack Perry and Elijah Wood and Doubles Teams of Jason Rickenbacher & Jonathan Huot, Andris Reba and Manav Sheth and Anthony Chen & Matthew Chin.  All matches were won in straight sets. A special shout out to Freshmen Anthony Chen & Matthew Chin playing in their first varsity match and coming home with a win.  The next match for the Bobcats is a combined match on Friday with the Girls team at Berlin where both teams get to play under the lights.  Come out to support the teams and watch an evening of great high school tennis!
Posted by cdoherty  On May 09, 2019 at 9:02 AM
  
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