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The South Windsor Sophomore Class of 2022 is selling maroon and gold bracelets next week during all lunch waves. They cost $6 and there is a limited supply, so make sure that you buy them fast.

Seniors: Do you need time to work on your college essay? How about Capstone? Come to our Senior write-in this Friday, December 13th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in room 134. We will have writing tutors and snacks! If you have any questions, please see Ms. Pieratti or Mrs. Howard.

Mind's Eye will be hosting a Holiday Coffee House this Wednesday, December 11th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Seminar Room. Join us for a night of poetry, music, and more! Refreshments will be available for a suggested $1 donation. Hope to see you there!

There is a fiber drive being held through December! Please bring in any old socks, shirts, or clothing with holes in them that can no longer be worn, and drop them off in the box outside the cafeteria or office. This is a great way to recycle fibers and help the environment.

Having trouble in one of your classes? National Honor Society students are here to help! They offer free tutoring in any subject with flexible hours. To request a tutor, go to the NHS website on the Clubs and Activities page and fill out the Google Form. 

Come join us to see the SWHS Winter Instrumental Concerts! The Winter Orchestra Concert will be held this Wednesday, December 11th at 7:00 p.m. The Winter Band Concert will be held this Thursday, December 12th at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 and are sold online or at the door. Open to the public! 

This past weekend, 212 students from SWHS participated in the World Affairs Council Model UN at the University of Hartford. Over 1100 students from 35 different high schools participated in the event. Our students were collaborative, innovative and diplomatic, representing our school proudly. In recognition of our efforts, SWHS students took home 3 of the 10 potential awards for best delegation! Special congratulations go out to: Andrew Bell, Anthony Chen, Faizdeen Pathan, Aryan Kalia, Van Anh Tran, Joanne Biju, Sophia Chin, Armina Sarin, Dhanush Kotumraju, Keshav Ramesh, Gautam Chasmawala, and Dhanya Chasmawala.

Athletic News:
There will be a meeting for all returning and new players interested in playing baseball this season on Wednesday, December 18th after school in room 161. If there are any questions, please see or email Mr. D'Amato.
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 10, 2019 at 9:01 AM
  

Today marks the start of Computer Science Education week! Did you know that the first computer programmer was Ada Lovelace? She was an English mathematician and writer, primarily known for her work on Charles Babbage's proposed mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine. In 1843, Ada published the first algorithm intended to be carried out by such a machine.

The South Windsor Sophomore Class of 2022 is selling maroon and gold bracelets next week during all lunch waves. They cost $6 and there is a limited supply, so make sure that you buy them fast.

Mind's Eye will be hosting a Holiday Coffee House this Wednesday, December 11th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Seminar Room. Join us for a night of poetry, music, and more! Refreshments will be available for a suggested $1 donation. Hope to see you there!

Juniors who are thinking ahead to college - the Coolidge Scholarship is now open for application. This full-ride scholarship is a highly competitive program for students who have achieved academic excellence, have an interest in public policy, and have an appreciation for the values championed by President Calvin Coolidge. Information and a link to the website can be found in the Scholarship list in Naviance, or students may to go www.coolidgescholars.org. The application deadline is January 16th.  

FCCLA is holding a toy drive to help surrounding communities in need. Please bring in new, unwrapped toys and put them in the boxes in the lobby and cafeteria hallway by Tuesday, December 10th.

There is a fiber drive being held through December! Please bring in any old socks, shirts, or clothing with holes in them that can no longer be worn, and drop them off in the box outside the cafeteria or office. This is a great way to recycle fibers and help the environment.

What if you could help others by eating pizza? Well now you can. Come support FCCLA by going to a local pizza company in Evergreen Walk on January 7th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. All proceeds will support local charities and community service projects.

The next Italian Club meeting will be Monday, December 16th right after school in room 105. We'll be making various pasta dishes, appetizers, salad, garlic bread, and dessert. Space is limited so bring $5 to Mrs. Zaccardelli in room 226 to save a spot.  

Having trouble in one of your classes? National Honor Society students are here to help! They offer free tutoring in any subject with flexible hours. To request a tutor, go to the NHS website on the Clubs and Activities page and fill out the Google Form. 
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 09, 2019 at 9:29 AM
  

The South Windsor Sophomore Class of 2022 is selling maroon and gold bracelets next week during all lunch waves. They cost $6 and there is a limited supply, so make sure that you buy them fast.

Juniors who are thinking ahead to college - the Coolidge Scholarship is now open for application. This full-ride scholarship is a highly competitive program for students who have achieved academic excellence, have an interest in public policy, and have an appreciation for the values championed by President Calvin Coolidge. Information and a link to the website can be found in the Scholarship List in Naviance, or students may to go www.coolidgescholars.org. The application deadline is January 16th.  

If you are interested in the dental field and would like to hear more about what goes on in all areas of a dental office, come to the Career Center TODAY, Friday, December 6th at 1:00 p.m. Dr. Norige, a South Windsor dentist, will present to students and talk about the variety of careers available – from being a dentist or hygienist to serving in research and administrative roles. If you plan to attend, please sign up in Naviance or see Mrs. Carty.

Students with college application deadlines of January 1st must submit their academic records request form to the School Counseling office by Monday, December 9th. Remember that forms are due 10 school days before your deadline and with the upcoming winter break - that time is fast approaching!

FCCLA is holding a toy drive to help surrounding communities in need. Please bring in new, unwrapped toys and put them in the boxes in the lobby and cafeteria hallway by Tuesday, December 10th.

There is a fiber drive being held through December! Please bring in any old socks, shirts, or clothing with holes in them that can no longer be worn, and drop them off in the box outside the cafeteria or office. This is a great way to recycle fibers and help the environment!
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 06, 2019 at 8:54 AM
  

Having trouble in one of your classes? National Honor Society students are here to help! They offer free tutoring in any subject with flexible hours. To request a tutor, go to the NHS website on the Clubs and Activities page and fill out the Google Form. 

Attention Interact Members: Our Thursday meeting is NOT today. We will meet NEXT Thursday, December 12th at 2:05 p.m. in the Media Center Seminar Room. We hope to see you there! Any questions, please see Mrs. Howard in room 134.

If you are interested in the dental field and would like to hear more about what goes on in all areas of a dental office, come to the Career Center on Friday, December 6th at 1:00 p.m. Dr. Norige, a South Windsor dentist, will present to students and talk about the variety of careers available – from being a dentist or hygienist to serving in research and administrative roles. If you plan to attend, please sign up in Naviance or see Mrs. Carty so we can let Dr. Norige know how many students to expect.

Students with college application deadlines of January 1st must submit their academic records request form to the School Counseling office by Monday, December 9th. Remember that forms are due 10 school days before your deadline and with the upcoming winter break - that time is fast approaching!

FCCLA is holding a toy drive to help surrounding communities in need. Please bring in new, unwrapped toys and put them in the boxes in the lobby and cafeteria hallway by Tuesday, December 10th.

The South Windsor High School Sexuality and Gender Alliance will participate in a panel discussion called "Sexuality and Gender: A Community Conversation" TONIGHT at 6:00 p.m. at the South Windsor Public Library.  If you or a family member would like to learn more about or lend support to the LGBTQ community, please join us. Pizza, snacks and beverages will be served.

The next Italian Club meeting will be Monday, December 16th right after school in room 105. We'll be making various pasta dishes, appetizers, salad, garlic bread, and dessert. Space is limited so bring $5 to Mrs. Zaccardelli in room 226 to save a spot.  
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 05, 2019 at 8:45 AM
  

Having trouble in one of your classes? NHS students are here to help! They offer free tutoring in any subject with flexible hours. To request a tutor, go to the NHS website on the Clubs and Activities page and fill out the Google Form. 

If you are interested in the dental field and would like to hear more about what goes on in all areas of a dental office, come to the Career Center on Friday, December 6th at 1:00 p.m. Dr. Norige, a South Windsor dentist, will present to students and talk about the variety of careers available – from being a dentist or hygienist to serving in research and administrative roles. If you plan to attend, please sign up in Naviance or see Mrs. Carty so we can let Dr. Norige know how many students to expect.

Students with college application deadlines of January 1st must submit their academic records request form to the School Counseling office by Monday, December 9th. Remember that forms are due 10 school days before your deadline and with the upcoming winter break, that time is fast approaching!

A representative from the Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford will visit the Career Center on Thursday, December 5th at 11:45 a.m. Please note – this visit is for students interested in the art program and it is not a general visit from the University of Hartford. Please sign up in Naviance if you are interested in the Hartford Art School.

FCCLA is holding a toy drive to help surrounding communities in need. Please bring in new, unwrapped toys and put them in the boxes in the lobby and cafeteria hallway by Tuesday, December 10th.
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 04, 2019 at 8:57 AM
  

The SWHS Book Club will meet Monday, December 2nd at 2:00 p.m. in room 201. We will be discussing our read of The Starless Sea by Erin Morganstern. Everyone is welcome!

FSLA or also known as Future Stem Leaders of America is about getting kids interested in the stem field and helping them think about the different careers this field can offer. We will be creating new projects and tournaments soon and we would love your help. Our classroom code is: eu163cz and we are meeting this Tuesday, December 3rd. Hope to see you there! 

Having trouble in one of your classes? NHS students are here to help! They offer free tutoring in any subject with flexible hours. To request a tutor, go to the NHS website on the Clubs and Activities page and fill out the Google Form. 

Athletic News:

All students interested in Boys’ and Girls’ Indoor Track please meet in the Cafe on Monday, December 2nd from 2:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. for a brief information meeting. Indoor Track will begin on Thursday, December 5th.
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 02, 2019 at 10:34 AM
  

The SWHS Book Club will meet Monday, December 2nd at 2:00 p.m. in room 201. We will be discussing our read of The Starless Sea by Erin Morganstern. Everyone is welcome!

FSLA or also known as Future Stem Leaders of America is about getting kids interested in the STEM field and helping them think about the different careers this field can offer. We will be creating new projects and tournaments soon and we would love your help. Our classroom code is: eu163cz and we are meeting this Tuesday, December 3rd. Hope to see you there! 

Athletic News:

All students interested in Boys’ and Girls’ Indoor Track please meet in the Cafe on Monday, December 2nd from 2:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. for a brief information meeting. Indoor Track will begin on Thursday, December 5th.
Posted by cdoherty  On Nov 27, 2019 at 8:52 AM
  

Do you love the holidays? Add some festivity to this holiday season with a Poinsettia plant! FCCLA club members will be selling Poinsettias for $6 a plant or $7 for a decorative plant until Wednesday, November 27th. Please help support FCCLA and add some color to your home!

FCCLA is holding a benefit night at a local pizza restaurant in Evergreen Walk on Tuesday, December 3rd from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Please come out and support us! 

FCCLA is holding a toy drive to help surrounding communities in need! Please bring in new, unwrapped toys and put them in the boxes in the lobby and cafeteria hallway by Tuesday, December 10th!

Athletic News:

All students interested in Boys’ and Girls’ Indoor Track please meet in the Cafe on Monday, December 2nd at 2:00-2:15 p.m. for a brief information meeting. Indoor Track will begin on December 5th.
Posted by cdoherty  On Nov 26, 2019 at 8:55 AM
  

Do you love the holidays? Add some festivity to this holiday season with a Poinsettia plant! FCCLA club members will be selling Poinsettias for $6 a plant or $7 for a decorative plant until Wednesday, November 27th. Please help support FCCLA and add some color to your home!

FCCLA is holding a benefit night at a local pizza restaurant in Evergreen Walk on Tuesday, December 3rd from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Please come out and support us! 

FCCLA is holding a toy drive to help surrounding communities in need! Please bring in new, unwrapped toys and put them in the boxes in the lobby and cafeteria hallway by Tuesday, December 10th!

Athletic News:

There will be an organizational meeting for girls interested in playing Freshman, JV or Varsity Basketball on Monday, November 25th after school in room 102.
Posted by cdoherty  On Nov 25, 2019 at 9:14 AM
  
The library will be closed period 8 today. Please plan accordingly. 

DECA will be collecting gently used coats for those in need. Please bring in your coats and put them in the box outside of the cafeteria. See Mrs. Barrett with any questions. Thank you for your support!

The 3rd Annual Holiday Hoopla Craft Fair will be held TOMORROW, Saturday, November 23rd from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at South Windsor High School. This event benefits South Windsor High School's graduating class for Operation Graduation (a drug and alcohol free safe fun filled night for our graduating seniors). This year the Holiday Hoopla will have over 100 crafters, vendors, and local authors. Come get a head start on your Christmas decorating or shopping to find that perfect gift or stocking stuffer and support your small local businesses! Admission is FREE.

The Sophomore Class of 2022 is hosting a fundraiser at a local smoothie and juice bar on Sullivan Ave TOMORROW, Saturday, November 23rd from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. When you come, make sure to tell them that you're supporting the class of 2022. Thank you for your support!

Attention Seniors: Don't forget that the gift card fundraiser is going on until next Tuesday. Orders must be turned in before school, between periods, or after school from 2:00 - 2:30 p.m. by Tuesday November 26th to Ms. Andrews in room 234C or Mrs. Mazzonna in 264. You MUST HAND YOUR ORDERS DIRECTLY to Ms. Andrews or Mrs. Mazzonna. Please do not leave them on a desk or hand them to anyone else.

Do you love the holidays? Add some festivity to this holiday season with a Poinsettia plant! FCCLA club members will be selling Poinsettias for $6 a plant or $7 for a decorative plant until Wednesday, November 27th. Please help support FCCLA and add some color to your home!

FCCLA is holding a benefit night at a local pizza restaurant in Evergreen Walk on Tuesday, December 3rd from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Please come out and support us! 

Do you have an interest in the dental field? If you have thought about being a dentist, hygienist, researcher or working in dental sales or administration, you are invited to come to the Career Center on Friday, December 6th at 1:00 p.m. to hear from Dr. Kevin Norige. Dr. Norige is a local dentist who will offer a presentation on the dental field using props and visuals and will answer any questions students may have. This opportunity is posted in Naviance with other college visits – sign up today if you are interested!

FCCLA is holding a toy drive to help surrounding communities in need! Please bring in new, unwrapped toys and put them in the boxes in the lobby and cafeteria hallway by Tuesday, December 10th! 

Athletic News:

There will be an organizational meeting for girls interested in playing Freshman, JV or Varsity Basketball on Monday, November 25th after school in room 102.
Posted by cdoherty  On Nov 22, 2019 at 8:58 AM
  
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