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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.

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
  

Kon-nichi-wa! Ready to have a conversation all in Japanese? Ready to make some more traditional Japanese origami paper decorations? The Japanese Club meets TODAY, Thursday, November 21st after school in room 230. See you there!

There will be a South Windsor For The Kids meeting TODAY, Thursday, November 21st after school in the Cafeteria, please let one of the board members know if you are unable to attend.

Attention all grade 10-12 students. The ASVAB is coming to SWHS tomorrow, Friday, November 22nd at 7:30 a.m. The ASVAB Career Exploration Program is the Military's skill assessment test, which helps students uncover their strengths and what careers both within and outside the Military those strengths align with. This test is a free service for SWHS students. If you are interested in taking the ASVAB please sign up in the School Counseling Office.

DECA will be collecting gently used coats for those in need until the end of this week. 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 on 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 this 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!

FCCLA is also 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!

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

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 21, 2019 at 8:55 AM
  

November 21, people around the world unite to demand better in the fight against the world’s toughest cancer. The World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition brings together more than 80 organizations from over 30 countries and six continents to raise awareness and inspire action. Through this combined effort, we are bringing greater attention, awareness, and better outcomes to this deadly disease. If you would like to support this fight, wear purple or your Bombara Strong T-shirt tomorrow, Thursday, November 21st!

Attention all grade 10-12 students. The ASVAB is coming to SWHS on this Friday, November 22nd at 7:30 a.m. The ASVAB Career Exploration Program is the Military's skill assessment test, which helps students uncover their strengths and what careers both within and outside the Military those strengths align with. This test is a free service for SWHS students. If you are interested in taking the ASVAB please sign up in the School Counseling Office.

Our literary magazine club, Mind's Eye, will have a short meeting on Thursday, November 21st after school in room 129. New members are welcome!

The Strategy Club will meet after school on Thursday, November 21st in room 7.

There will be a South Windsor For The Kids meeting Thursday, November 21st after school in the Cafeteria, please let one of the board members know if you are unable to attend.

DECA will be collecting gently used coats for those in need until the end of this week. 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!

A reminder to any students with HOBY applications that they are due by the end of the school day this Friday, November 22nd to the Career Center.

The 3rd Annual Holiday Hoopla Craft Fair will be held on 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.
 
A new job listing has just come into the Career Center. Munson’s Chocolates in Evergreen Walk is hiring associates now. Please see the flyer in the Career Center for detailed information on available hours and how to apply.

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!

Do you have an interest in the dental field? Have you thought about becoming a dentist, hygienist, researcher or working in dental sales or administration? If so, you are invited to come to the Career Center on Friday, December 6th at 1:00 p.m. to hear from 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!

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.

Winter sports registration is now open in Parent Portal. Completion of online registration, submission of sports participation fee and physician’s statement are due by TOMORROW, Thursday, November 21st in order for students to participate on the first day of tryouts (no exceptions). Physician statements and payments can be placed in the bin in the main office. All other registration is to be submitted online using ParentPortal. http://highschool.southwindsorschools.org/athletics/athletic_registration
Posted by cdoherty  On Nov 20, 2019 at 8:56 AM
  
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