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Interested in Ski Club? There will be a meeting about the Ski Sundown trips this winter on Wednesday September 26th at 2:05 pm in room 152. Email Ms. Phillips if you cannot attend or have any questions.

9th Grade students interested in running for Class Office can pick up a Candidate Application in the Main Office or Admin 237.

Open auditions for the Men’s A Cappella group Understaffed will be held September 26th, 6:30 to 8 pm in Room 4. Everything you need is in Google Classroom! Register today at class code mkwsha!

The CHET Advance Scholarship program is currently open to all freshmen and seniors across CT. The program is offered by the CT State Treasury and awards 100 seniors a $2,500 scholarship and 100 freshmen at least a $2,000 scholarship. Seniors must have at least a 2.0 GPA. There is no grade requirement for freshmen. Recipients are chosen by a random drawing. Apply online at www.chetadvance.com until October 2.

Connecticut College holds its Explore Weekend for high school seniors from underrepresented groups from November 10-12. If you are interested in learning more about diversity and the academic experience at Conn College, visit www.conncoll.edu/explore-weekend or see the poster outside School Counseling.

The Italian Club will have its first meeting next Monday, September 24th, right after school in room 226.  We will eat pizza and play bocce. Please bring $5 to Mrs. Zaccardelli in room 226 by this Friday to hold your spot. Join our Google Classroom at 1q6l4t to get up-to-date announcements.

The Yoga Club will have their first meeting next Monday the 24th at 2:15 in the Chorus room. Whether you love yoga or have never done yoga before... everyone is welcome. Yoga is a fun way to relieve stress and improve flexibility. Come Monday and give it a try. Join our Google Classroom with the code 2vzjbj or see Ms. Lane in room 6 with any questions.

The first meeting of Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) will be held on Wednesday, September 26th at 7am in the Media Center. All students are invited to join us to learn more about this fun and interactive club!  

Students from underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to check out upcoming diversity experiences at colleges around the region. WPI, Tufts University, and Connecticut Colleges will all host programs to acquaint students with their approaches to diversity on campus and provide an opportunity for prospective students to visit campus and experience life as a student. Deadlines for all programs are approaching. See Mrs. Carty in the Career Center if you are interested.

The following colleges will be in the Career Center on Monday, September 24: Bryant University, University of Bridgeport, Dean College and Assumption College. Sign up in Naviance to attend.

There will be an open gym for basketball on Monday, Sept. 24 from 6-8 pm in the SWHS main gym.

Applications are now available for Rho Kappa, the National Social Studies Honor Society. Membership to Rho Kappa is limited to Seniors with 3 completed credits in Social Studies. You can apply online through the Class of 2019 classroom page or with a written application available in the Social Studies office. See Mr. Frank or Mrs. Simcik if you have any questions. The deadline for applications is Friday, October 5th.

There will be a meeting for all students interested in trying out for the baseball team on Tuesday, September 25th after school in room 161. Any questions, please see Mr. D’Amato.
Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 21, 2018 at 8:59 AM
  
Any student in joining our school's literary magazine, Mind's Eye, should attend our first meeting right after school today, Thursday, September 20 in Room 129. New members are welcome! Please see Ms. Flachsbart if you have any questions. 

Do love Science Fiction or Fantasy movies and books? Do you enjoy writing Science Fiction or Fantasy stories? Then you should join the Science Fiction/Fantasy club. The Science Fiction/Fantasy Club will hold its first meeting on Thursday, September 20th in room 127 from 2-4:30 pm. We will watch and discuss the movie Back to the Future while enjoying snacks. Returning and new members are welcome.

Students interested in learning about different cultures, watching movies, eating different foods and playing games please come and check out the Unity Club. The first meeting of this year will be held on October 1st, at 2pm after school in the School Counseling Career Center.

DECA will be collecting can goods this week for the South Windsor Food Pantry. They are out of tuna, tomato sauce, and soup. Please donate. There will be boxes in front of the cafeteria for your donations. Thank you for your support. See Mrs. Barrett with any questions. 

Academic Support Center has begun. Anyone interested in getting help with their homework can join. For $20 a quarter, you will receive snack and expert help from our tutors. We meet in Room 122 every Monday - Thursday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. Please see Mrs. Barrett or Miss Cruz if you have any questions. 

Model UN students please remember to submit your dues to Mr. Richards in Room 163 by the end of the week. 

Do love Science Fiction or Fantasy movies and books?  Do you enjoy writing Science Fiction or Fantasy stories? Then you should join the Science Fiction/Fantasy club. The Science Fiction/Fantasy Club will hold its first meeting on Thursday, September 20th in room 127 from 2-4:30 pm. We will watch and discuss the movie Back to the Future while enjoying snacks. Returning and new members are welcome.

Tomorrow will be a busy day in the Career Center with visits from Smith College, Savannah College of Art & Design, Elms College and Providence College. If you are interested in meeting with any of these schools sign up in Naviance and don’t miss your opportunity.

Hey Bobcat Foodies! Hungry for fall flavors? Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 26 as we make Coffee shakes, pumpkin pie puffs, candy corn cookies, mummy meatballs, and so much more! Bring $5 to Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz to reserve your spot.  

If you are interested in learning more about STEM jobs and accomplishments by women you should join the Women in Technology club. The first meeting will be after school today, Thursday, September 20th in room 9. All new members are welcome!

Interested in ski club? There will be a meeting about the Ski Sundown trips this winter on Wednesday September 26th at 2:05 in room 152. Email Ms. Phillips if you cannot attend or have any questions.

9th Grade students interested in running for Class Office can pick up a Candidate Application in the Main Office or Admin 237.

The following visits will take place in the Career Center tomorrow – Utica College, United States Marine Corps, Mitchell College and Lasell College. These and all future visits are posted in Naviance and updated daily.

Open auditions for the Men’s A Cappella group Understaffed will be held September 26th, 6:30 to 8 pm in Room 4. Everything you need is in Google Classroom! Register today at class code mkwsha!

Open auditions for the Men’s A Cappella group Understaffed will be held September 26th, 6:30 to 8 pm in Room 4. Everything you need is in Google Classroom! Register today at class code mkwsha!

Posted by mdunia  On Sep 20, 2018 at 8:42 AM
  

Any student in joining our school's literary magazine, Mind's Eye, should attend our first meeting right after school this Thursday, September 20 in Room 129. New members are welcome! Please see Ms. Flachsbart if you have any questions. 

The FBLA meeting on September 20th is canceled. The new first meeting and pizza party will be on Thursday, October 4th at 2:00 in room 122. Sorry for the inconvenience. We will have our elections for President on that day. Thank you. 

Why wait to buy your 2018-19 Yearbook? Purchase your book now while it’s at the lowest selling price of $50. Offer available until September 21st, then the price will increase. Link on SWHS Homepage under 'For Students, then click Yearbook'.

Do you want to improve your flexibility?  Do you want to relieve stress? Try Yoga. The Yoga Club will have their first meeting next Monday the 24th at 2:15 in the Chorus room. No experience is necessary just wear comfortable clothing. Join our Google Classroom with the code 2vzjbj or see Ms. Lane in room 6 with any questions.

The Japanese Club will meet on Thursday, September 20, in room 230. We will watch the anime TOTORO. Japanese food will be served.

The Italian Club will have its first meeting next Monday, September 24th, right after school in room 226. We will eat pizza and play bocce. Please bring $5 to Mrs. Zaccardelli in room 226 by this Friday to hold your spot. Join our Google Classroom at 1q6l4t to get up-to-date announcements.

Do love Science Fiction or Fantasy movies and books? Do you enjoy writing Science Fiction or Fantasy stories? Then you should join the Science Fiction/Fantasy club. The Science Fiction/Fantasy Club will hold its first meeting on Thursday, September 20th in room 127 from 2-4:30 pm. We will watch and discuss the movie Back to the Future while enjoying snacks. Returning and new members are welcome.

Students interested in learning about different cultures, watching movies, eating different foods and playing games please come and check out the Unity Club. The first meeting of this year will be held on October 1st, at 2pm afterschool in the School Counseling Career Center.

Thursday brings some big visits to the Career Center. Sign up in Naviance to meet with any of the following great colleges who will be here – Yale University, Quinnipiac University, Roger Williams University and Berklee College of Music. 

Athletic News:
- Varsity field hockey defeated Wethersfield away 3-0. They will play Hall away at 6 pm on Thursday.

- The Girls Swim team defeated Windsor last night, resulting in a record of 2-0. This far, four of the girls have qualified for states, swimmers Emma Hapkiewitcz and Alanna Mawhinney, as well as divers Dalena Tran and Brianna Skaff. Standout performances from the meet yesterday include Sarah Sartoris and Emma Soloperto in the 500 freestyle, along with Isha Bang in the 100 backstroke. The girls have another meet this Friday at Southington at 3:35pm. 

- The Girls Volleyball team ran into a tough opponent at home last night vs. Avon. The JV and Freshmen teams lost 2-0 and Varsity lost 3-1. The team will travel to Berlin this Friday night. 

- The Girls Volleyball team will practice at their regular practice time on Thurs. Sept 20th. If you have any questions or conflicts, contact your coach. 

- The Varsity Girls' Soccer team is now four and one after a 2-1 victory over Avon yesterday. Caitlin Sauer tucked in a goal from a Rachel Droin feed two minutes in to the second frame and with twenty minutes left Lindsay Fishman buried the game winner. Maria Galley had a nice contest with five saves and the dynamic duo of Ella Manning and Maddie Westfall kept Avon at bay throughout. The girls next play on Friday against Tolland.

Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 18, 2018 at 8:58 AM
  
Any student in joining our school's literary magazine, Mind's Eye, should attend our first meeting right after school this Thursday, September 20, in Room 129. New members are welcome! Please see Ms. Flachsbart if you have any questions. 

The time has come! The Gay Straight Alliance will hold its first meeting of the year today at 2pm in room 148. Stop by and check us out!

Have you ever wanted to try Yoga? The Yoga Club will have their first meeting next Monday, September 24, at 2:15pm in the Chorus Room. No experience is necessary - wear comfortable clothing and try something new. Join our Google Classroom with the code 2vzjbj or see Ms. Lane in Room 6 with any questions.

Extra Senior Parent Night packets are available in the Career Center. If your parent or guardian could not attend the information session earlier this week, stop in and get a folder with helpful information that was reviewed.

Next TUESDAY, representatives from Balfour will come to SWHS to sell class rings. If you are interested in purchasing a ring, the reps will be here from 6:00pm – 7:00pm in the lobby. Informational packets will be distributed in sophomore homerooms. If anyone has any questions, please come see Ms. Dobosz in Room 142. 

DECA will be collecting can goods this week for the South Windsor Food Pantry. They are out of tuna, tomato sauce, and soup. Please donate. There will be boxes in front of the cafeteria for your donations. Thank you for your support. See Mrs. Barrett with any questions. 

The FBLA meeting on September 20th is canceled. The new first meeting and pizza party will be on Thursday, October 4th at 2:00 in room 122. Sorry for the inconvenience. We will have our elections for President on that day. Thank you. 

Academic Support Center has begun. Anyone interested in getting help with their homework can join. For $20 a quarter, you will receive snack and expert help from our tutors. We meet in Room 122 every Monday - Thursday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. Please see Mrs. Barrett or Miss Cruz if you have any questions. 

Model UN students please remember to submit your dues to Mr. Richards in Room 163 by the end of the week. 

There will be an informational meeting for HOSA - Future Healthcare Professionals today at 2:05pm in Room 204. If you are interested in any healthcare profession this is a national organization for students. Any questions, please see Mrs. Belval.

The CHET Advance Scholarship program is currently open to all freshmen and seniors across CT. The program is offered by the CT State Treasury and awards 100 seniors a $2,500 scholarship and 100 freshmen at least a $2,000 scholarship.  Seniors must have at least a 2.0 GPA. There is no grade requirement for freshmen. Recipients are chosen by a random drawing. Apply online at www.chetadvance.com until October 2.

Do you love Science Fiction or Fantasy movies and books? Do you enjoy writing Science Fiction or Fantasy stories? Then you should join the Science Fiction/Fantasy club. The Science Fiction/Fantasy Club will hold its first meeting on Thursday, September 20th, in room 127 from 2-4:30 pm. We will watch and discuss the movie Back to the Future while enjoying snacks. Returning and new members are welcome.

Tomorrow will be a busy day in the Career Center with visits from Smith College, Savannah College of Art & Design, Elms College and Providence College. If you are interested in meeting with any of these schools sign up in Naviance and don’t miss your opportunity.

Hey Bobcat Foodies! Hungry for fall flavors? Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 26 as we make Coffee shakes, pumpkin pie puffs, candy corn cookies, mummy meatballs, and so much more! Bring $5 to Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz to reserve your spot.  

Connecticut College holds its Explore Weekend for high school seniors from underrepresented groups from November 10-12. If you are interested in learning more about diversity and the academic experience at Conn College, visit www.conncoll.edu/explore-weekend or see the poster outside School Counseling.

The first Student Council meeting for all representatives will be today at 2:10pm in Room 163. New members welcome.  There will be snacks. Come to learn more about the club as we will be discussing goals for the year. Please find Ms. Ullinger if you have any questions.

Why wait to buy your 2018-19 Yearbook? Purchase your book now while it’s at the lowest selling price of $50. Offer available until September 21st, then the price will increase. Link on SWHS Homepage under 'For Students, then click Yearbook'.

Athletic News:
-There will be a Boys Basketball Meeting today after school at 2:15pm in Room 102 for returning players only from last year.
-Field hockey beat East Catholic- 12-0.
-The Varsity Girls' Soccer Team beat Windsor Friday by a score of six to zero. The Bobcats, now three and oh got two goals from Rachel Drouin, two more from Karly Suppicich who also added a helper while Lindsay Fishman had a goal and two assists of her own. Taylor Patitucci finished the scoring while Emma Smith had a nice game with two assists. Kelly Morson had a strong game in the mid field while Maria Galley and Chloe Lucia combined for the shutout. The Girls next play at Avon today.
Posted by mdunia  On Sep 17, 2018 at 8:28 AM
  

Today is the last day to join Model UN for the upcoming year the deadline. If you have questions, please see Ms. Simcik in Room 166 or Mr. Richards in Room 163. 

Academic Support Center has begun! Anyone interested in getting help with their homework can join. For $20 a quarter, you will receive snack and expert help from our tutors. We meet in Room 122 every Monday - Thursday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. Please see Mrs. Barrett or Ms. Cruz if you have any questions. 

Extra Senior Parent Night packets are available in the Career Center. If your parent or guardian could not attend the information session earlier this week, stop in and get a folder with helpful information that was reviewed.

Students who received Common Ground packets yesterday during homeroom are reminded that applications are due Monday. If you have any questions, see Ms. Lane in Room 6 today.

Anyone interested in joining the Math Team or returning members from last year should attend an informational meeting this Friday, September 14, right after school in Room 265. We will be discussing the schedule and important details about the competitions for this year. Please see Mr. Brindisi if you cannot attend.

Students looking for part-time jobs should check out the Programs and Events board in the Career Center. In addition to the unpaid internship with the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce, there are also paid positions advertised such as lifeguards at the Ellington YMCA, STEM instructors with K Rockets Engineering and Technology School, customer service or purchasing and accounting interns at a local manufacturing company, and staff at Wendy’s in Vernon. Come in today for application instructions.

The first Student Council meeting for all representatives will be on Monday, September 17 at 2:10pm in Room 163. New members welcome. There will be snacks. Come to learn more about the club as we will be discussing goals for the year.  Please find Ms. Ullinger if you have any questions.

The UCONN Early College Experience Courses for this year are AP Lit, Modern Western Traditions, AP Econ, Classical Mythology, Latin IV, Environmental Science, Marine Science and AP Physics 1. ECE is a program where students take UConn classes while at SWHS and receive college credit good at UConn as well as almost every other college in the country. College Credit is only received if you sign up correctly. The LATE Application deadline is September 14, and the LATE Enrollment deadline is September 28. There is an extra $25 fee during this time period for all classes except AP Econ and Classical Mythology. Please see UConn’s website or Mr. Wry for more details.

The football team is looking for volunteers to help film the varsity football games, if interested, please see Coach Hodge in Room 126.  

College visits to South Windsor High School begin in the Career Center next week. Our first visits will be from Tufts University, Sacred Heart University and Connecticut College on Monday. As of now, almost 70 colleges, universities and technical programs have appointments to come to South Windsor High School and more are scheduled every day. This is a great way for you to meet directly with the people reading your college applications. This is YOUR opportunity to learn about a school that interests you and ask your specific questions. Check the “What’s New” section on your Naviance homepage for a complete list of schools. If you need help seeing the schedule or registering for a visit, please see Mrs. Carty in the Career Center.

Seniors: The Common App workshop will be held on September 17 from 1:25pm - 2:30pm, and the essay writing workshop will be held on September 24 from 1:25pm - 2:30pm. 

Athletic News:
-All 3 girls’ volleyball teams swept their opponent Rockville Wednesday night with the JV and freshmen teams winning 2-0 and Varsity 3-0. The team will travel to play Windsor tonight. Good luck to the team, and we hope to see you there.

-There will be a Boys Basketball Meeting on Monday 9/17 after school at 2:15 pm in Room 102 for returning players from last year and anyone interested in trying out for the team. 
Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 14, 2018 at 9:05 AM
  

All locker slips must be turned in to the Main Office, and all lockers must be locked by TOMORROW. Lockers without locks will be bolted beginning after school tomorrow.

College visits to South Windsor High School begin in the Career Center next week. Our first visits will be from Tufts University, Sacred Heart University and Connecticut College on Monday. Register for these visits in Naviance and see Mrs. Carty if you need a pass or help signing up. This is a great way for you to meet directly with the people reading your college applications.

Hey Bobcat foodies. Cooking Club will be starting this month. We have a planning meeting TODAY, Thursday 9/13 after school in Room 105. Let's create a Halloween menu that's frightfully delicious. Bring in your $5 to reserve your spot for our cooking session on Wednesday, 9/26. Money can be given to Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz.

Science Olympiad meets today at 2:10pm in Room 210. Come out and learn about being a part of one of the best Science Olympiad teams in the state.

Reminder! Interact Club meets today at 2:05pm in the Seminar Room. All students interested in learning more about the club and returning members should plan to attend. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Howard in Room 134.

Attention seniors: The Common App workshop will be held on September 17 from 1:25pm - 2:30pm. The essay writing workshop will be held on September 24 from 1:25pm - 2:30pm. Please take advantage of this opportunity to move forward with your application process.

Students interested in joining our literary magazine, Mind's Eye, should come to our first meeting of the year on Thursday September 20 right after school in Room 129. We are looking for both new and returning members. Any questions, please see Ms. Flachsbart in Room 129.

Seniors – college visits start in the Career Center next Monday, September 17. As of now, almost 70 colleges, universities and technical programs have appointments to come to South Windsor High School and more are scheduled every day. This is YOUR opportunity to learn about a school that interests you, interact with the person who will likely read your application, and ask your specific questions. Check the “What’s New” section on your Naviance homepage for a complete list of schools. If you need help seeing the schedule or registering for a visit, please see Mrs. Carty in the Career Center.

Mock Trial meets today at 2:10pm in Room 157. Case materials will be distributed. Please see Mr. Zeuschner if you cannot attend.





Posted by mdunia  On Sep 13, 2018 at 8:39 AM
  

Parking passes will open up to Juniors starting tomorrow. Only COMPLETE applications are accepted, and they are processed on a first come, first served basis.

The Media Center will be closed during Period 5 this week. Please plan accordingly.

Are you interested in joining a club to meet new people and get involved? Join Interact, a community service club. Our first meeting is Thursday at 2:05pm in the Seminar Room. All students interested in learning more about the club and returning members should plan to attend. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Howard in room 134.

There will be an informational meeting for HOSA - Future Healthcare Professionals on Monday, September 17 at 2:05pm in Room 204. If you are interested in any healthcare profession this is a national organization for students. Any questions, please see Mrs. Belval. 

Attention Seniors: The School Counseling Department will be hosting workshops to assist seniors with writing the college essay and learning to navigate the Common Application. The Common App workshop will be held on September 17 from 1:25pm - 2:30pm. The essay writing workshop will be held on September 24 from 1:25pm - 2:30pm. Please take advantage of this opportunity to move forward with your application process. 

Anyone interested in joining the Math Team or returning members from last year should attend an informational meeting this Friday, September 14, right after school in Room 265. We will be discussing the schedule and important details about the competitions for this year. Please see Mr. Brindisi if you cannot attend.

Mock Trial will hold its first meeting Thursday, September 13 at 2:10pm in Room 157. Case materials will be distributed. Please see Mr. Zeuschner if you cannot attend.

Please note: Mrs. White's Capstone Students should report to an initial meeting in Room 144 on Thursday, September 13 at 2:10pm. 

The New England Association for College Admission Counselors hosts its fall college fair on Sunday, September 16 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at Western New England University in Springfield, MA. The fair will be held in the Alumni Healthful Living Center and will feature representation from over 150 colleges and post-secondary institutions. For more information visit www.wne.edu/visit. A poster with details is also hanging outside School Counseling.

Attention Writing Center Tutors: We will hold our first Writing Center Meeting today after school in Room 135. Please contact Mrs. Howard or Ms. Pieratti if you cannot attend.

Students looking for part-time jobs should check out the Programs and Events board in the Career Center. In addition to the unpaid internship with the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce, there are also paid positions advertised such as lifeguards at the Ellington YMCA, STEM instructors with K Rockets Engineering and Technology School, customer service or purchasing and accounting interns at a local manufacturing company, and staff at Wendy’s in Vernon. Come in today for application instructions.

The first Student Council meeting for all representatives will be on Monday, September 17 at 2:10pm in Room 163. New members welcome. There will be snacks. Come to learn more about the club as we will be discussing goals for the year. Please find Ms. Ullinger if you have any questions.

The T-Wrecks Steppers will meet today for returning members at 2:00pm in Room 201. Newly interested steppers should come to our first practice Monday, September 17 at 2:00pm in the Rubber Room or see Mrs. Field in Room 201 for info.

Athletic News:
-The Varsity Girls’ Soccer team ran their record to 2-0 yesterday with a 1-0 victory over Manchester.  Karly Suppicich tallied the game’s only goal while the Bobcat defense pitched a shutout behind the play of Ella Manning, Maddie Westfall, and the goal keeping of Maria Galley.  The girls take on Windsor in their next outing, at home on Friday.

-Congratulations to the Girls’ Volleyball team for starting out the season strong. The team faced East Hartford Friday with the freshmen team winning 2-0, JV losing a close one 2-0, and Varsity winning 3-0. Last night they had a clean sweep of Manchester for the first home opener with both JV and freshmen teams winning 2-0 and Varsity 3-0. The team will travel to out-of-division rival tonight to play Rockville. Good luck to the team, and we hope to see you there.

-A reminder to the Girls’ Volleyball team that the bus to Rockville will leave at 3:00pm today. Be sure to go to study hall right after school and meet a coach at the locker room by 2:40pm to change for the match and catch the bus on time. Any questions, see Coach Holt.
Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 12, 2018 at 8:51 AM
  

All locker slips must be turned in to the Main Office by this Friday. Please stop by the Main Office to notify us if you have a problem with your locker so we can help. If you did not receive your locker slip, we have that too. 

Science Olympiad will have its first meeting on Thursday, September 13 at 2:10pm in Room 210. If you are interested in science and technology and love to compete, come out and learn about being a part of one of the best Science Olympiad teams in the state.

The Teen Center will open on Wednesday, September 12. Since it is the start of a new school year, permission slips are needed. Visit the Teen Center to pick one up or download it from our website. Looking forward to seeing old and new friends.

Students interested in joining our literary magazine, Mind's Eye, should come to our first meeting of the year on Thursday September 20 right after school in Room 129. We are looking for both new and returning members. Any questions, please see Ms. Flachsbart in Room 129. 

If you didn’t get a chance to speak to the 4th R Program about open positions when they visited on Friday, you can still get information and an application in the Career Center.  

Seniors – college visits start in the Career Center next Monday, September 17. As of now, almost 70 colleges, universities and technical programs have appointments to come to South Windsor High School and more are scheduled every day.  This is YOUR opportunity to learn about a school that interests you, interact with the person who will likely read your application, and ask your specific questions. Check the “What’s New” section on your Naviance homepage for a complete list of schools. If you need help seeing the schedule or registering for a visit, please see Mrs. Carty in the Career Center. 

The football team is looking for volunteers to help film the varsity football games, if interested, please see Coach Hodge in Room 126.  

Anyone interesting in camping with the Outing Club? If you are, the first trip is September 22-23. Please see Ms. Andrews in Room 234C or Mrs. Lynch in Room 254 for permission slips. Forms and payment are due TOMORROW.

The Strategy Club will have its first meeting of the year on Thursday, September 13 at 2:05pm in Room 146. New and old members are welcome to drop in for board games, card games, and role playing. At Strategy Club we believe there's a game for everyone. Come to Room 146 on Thursday to find your game.

The T-Wrecks Steppers will be holding an informational meeting for returning members on Wednesday, September 12 at 2:00pm in Room 201. Interested in seeing what we are all about or joining? Come to our first practice Monday, September 17 at 2:00pm in the Rubber Room or see Mrs. Field in Room 201 for info.

The UCONN Early College Experience Courses for this year are AP Lit, Modern Western Traditions, AP Econ, Classical Mythology, Latin IV, Environmental Science, Marine Science and AP Physics 1. ECE is a program where students take UConn classes while at SWHS and receive college credit good at UConn as well as almost every other college in the country. College Credit is only received if you sign up correctly. The LATE Application deadline is September 14, and the LATE Enrollment deadline is September 28. There is an extra $25 fee during this time period for all classes except AP Econ and Classical Mythology.  Please see UConn’s website or Mr. Wry for more details.

Athletic News:
The Girls' Varsity Soccer team got off to a fast start Friday with a 7-0 drubbing of East Hartford. Julia Sarra, Ella Manning, Taylor Patitucci, Leah LePage, Lindsay Fishman and Rachel Drouin all scored. Alyssa Millerd and Nicole Grasso had nice defensive games, while Maria Galley and Chloe Lucia combined for the shutout. Next up for the Bobcats is Manchester today.
Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 11, 2018 at 9:03 AM
  

Are you interested in joining a club to meet new people and get involved? Join Interact, a community service club. Our first meeting is Thursday, September 13 at 2:05pm in the Seminar Room. All students interested in learning more about the club and returning members should plan to attend. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Howard in Room 134.

Anyone interesting in camping with the Outing Club? If you are, the first trip is September 22-23. Please see Ms. Andrews in Room 234C or Mrs. Lynch in Room 254 for permission slips. Forms and payment are due September 12. 

The Strategy Club will have its first meeting of the year on Thursday, September 13 at 2:05pm in Room 146. New and old members are welcome to drop in for board games, card games, and role playing. At Strategy Club we believe there's a game for everyone. Come to Room 146 on Thursday to find your game.

The T-Wrecks Steppers will be holding an informational meeting for returning members on Wednesday, September 12 at 2:00pm in Room 201. Interested in seeing what we are all about or joining? Come to our first practice Monday, September 17 at 2:00pm in the Rubber Room or see Mrs. Field in Room 201 for info.

The SWHS Gay/Straight Alliance will hold its first meeting on Monday, September 17 at 2:00pm in Room 148. Snacks will be served. Check it out and join us.

The UCONN Early College Experience Courses for this year are AP Lit, Modern Western Traditions, AP Econ, Classical Mythology, Latin IV, Environmental Science, Marine Science and AP Physics 1. ECE is a program where students take UConn classes while at SWHS and receive college credit good at UConn as well as almost every other college in the country. College Credit is only received if you sign up correctly. The LATE Application deadline is September 14, and the LATE Enrollment deadline is September 28. There is an extra $25 fee during this time period for all classes except AP Econ and Classical Mythology. Please see UConn’s website or Mr. Wry for more details.

Students looking for part-time jobs should check out the Programs and Events board in the Career Center. In addition to the unpaid internship with the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce, there are also paid positions advertised such as lifeguards at the Ellington YMCA, STEM instructors with K Rockets Engineering and Technology School, customer service or purchasing and accounting interns at a local manufacturing company, and staff at Wendy’s in Vernon. Come in today for application instructions.
Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 07, 2018 at 9:16 AM
  

The Media Center will be closed during Period 5 on Thursday, September 6. Please plan accordingly.

Due to the early dismissal, the FBLA pizza party will be rescheduled to the third Thursday of the month – which is Thursday, September 20. See you then. See Mrs. Barrett with any questions.

Attention Writing Center Tutors: We will hold our first Writing Center Meeting on Wednesday, September 12, after school in Room 135. Please contact Mrs. Howard or Ms. Pieratti if you cannot attend.

The football team is looking for volunteers to help film the varsity football games, if interested, please see Coach Hodge in Room 126.

The Strategy Club will have its first meeting of the year on Thursday, September 13 at 2:05pm in Room 146. New and old members are welcome to drop in for board games, card games, and role playing. At Strategy Club we believe there's a game for everyone. Come to Room 146 on Thursday to find your game.

Are you interested in advocacy? Do you celebrate individuality and diversity? Are you committed to making SWHS an inclusive and safe community? Then join us! The SWHS Gay/Straight Alliance will hold its first meeting on Monday, September 17 at 2:00pm in Room 148. Snacks will be served. Check it out.

The Academic Support Center is looking for a few tutors to work Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday afternoons from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. You must be a junior or a senior in AP or honor classes to apply. We pay $10.10 an hour. See Mrs. Barrett if you are interested.

Any student interested in participating in Mock Trial this year please see Mr. Zeuschner in Room 157 or you can e-mail him using the school website.


Posted by mdunia  On Sep 06, 2018 at 8:01 AM
  
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