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Hey Bobcats!  As our national news reports on numerous social injustices and racial inequalities, we have a club right here at the high school that wants to confront complicated issues of social justice, racial identities, discrimination and bias, and the many reasons to be proud of our diverse student body. Join the Black Student Alliance as we listen to many student voices sharing deep experiences. Our first meeting is this Thursday, October 22nd at 3:30 p.m. ALL are welcome! Use the Google meet link on google classroom. Our classroom code is: duzv4au.

The Japanese Culture Club meets this Thursday, October 22nd at 2:30 p.m. Google classroom code is wt4upbd.

Need help with a class? Request a FREE NHS tutor to work with you over Google Meet. To sign up, go to the NHS website on the Clubs and Activities page and complete the Google form.

ALL South Windsor students are now eligible to receive a free breakfast and a free lunch provided by the school district. Please stop by the cafeteria on your way into school for your complimentary breakfast and then at lunchtime, stop by your designated serving area to choose your complimentary meal. For distance or hybrid at-home learners, Grab & Go meals are available by the rear entrance of the school near the football field Monday to Friday between 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, October 21st, 9th grade students will participate in PSAT testing. Please come to school with a pencil and calculator. Room assignments are posted on the website. Transportation will only be provided if you requested it. Please arrive at 7:15 a.m., you will be dismissed at approximately 11:15 a.m. 10th and 11th grade students will participate in on-going distance learning from home. Seniors will be able to attend virtual capstone presentations from home. Only 9th graders will report to school. See your school counselor with questions. 

The following virtual college visits are scheduled for this week. Students MUST register for a visit in advance through Naviance in order to receive the meeting link.
Tuesday, Oct. 20: University of Maine at Farmington
Wednesday, Oct. 21: University of New Hampshire, Franklin Pierce University, Hofstra University, George Mason University
Thursday, Oct. 22: Rochester Institute of Technology
Friday, Oct. 23: Western New England University
Please see School Counseling News on the website for more information.
Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 20, 2020 at 7:36 AM
  


Need help with a class? Request a FREE NHS tutor to work with you over Google Meet. To sign up, go to the NHS website on the Clubs and Activities page and complete the Google form.

ALL South Windsor students are now eligible to receive a free breakfast and a free lunch provided by the school district. Please stop by the cafeteria on your way into school for your complimentary breakfast and then at lunchtime, stop by your designated serving area to choose your complimentary meal. For distance or hybrid at-home learners, Grab & Go meals are available by the rear entrance of the school near the football field Monday to Friday between 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, October 21st, 9th grade students will participate in PSAT testing. Please come to school with a pencil and calculator. Room assignments are posted on the website. Transportation will only be provided if you requested it. Please arrive at 7:15 a.m., you will be dismissed at approximately 11:15 a.m. 10th and 11th grade students will participate in on-going distance learning from home. Seniors will be able to attend virtual capstone presentations from home. Only 9th graders will report to school. See your school counselor with questions.

The following virtual college visits are scheduled for this week. Students MUST register for a visit in advance through Naviance in order to receive the meeting link.
Monday, Oct. 19: Northeastern University
Tuesday, Oct. 20: University of Maine at Farmington
Wednesday, Oct. 21: University of New Hampshire, Franklin Pierce University, Hofstra University, George Mason University
Thursday, Oct. 22: Rochester Institute of Technology
Friday, Oct. 23: Western New England University
Please see School Counseling News on the website for more information.


Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 19, 2020 at 7:25 AM
  

Need help with a class? Request a FREE NHS tutor to work with you over Google Meet. To sign up, go to the NHS website on the Clubs and Activities page and complete the Google form.

ALL South Windsor students are now eligible to receive a free breakfast and a free lunch provided by the school district. Please stop by the cafeteria on your way into school for your complimentary breakfast and then at lunchtime, stop by your designated serving area to choose your complimentary meal. For distance or hybrid at-home learners, Grab & Go meals are available by the rear entrance of the school near the football field Monday to Friday between 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, October 21st, 9th grade students will participate in PSAT testing. Please come to school with a pencil and calculator. Room assignments will be emailed to students and families. Transportation will only be provided if you request it. Please arrive at 7:15 a.m., you will be dismissed at approximately 11:15 a.m. 10th and 11th grade students will participate in on-going distance learning from home. Seniors will be able to attend virtual capstone presentations from home. Only 9th graders will report to school. See your school counselor with questions. 
Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 16, 2020 at 7:18 AM
  

Do you enjoy reading, watching, or writing Science Fiction or Fantasy stories? Then join the Science Fiction/Fantasy club. Our virtual meeting will be held TODAY, Thursday, October 15th at 2:30 p.m. We will be watching and discussing Artemis Fowl. Use the code 25d3k2e to join the google classroom.  

There will be a virtual FBLA meeting TODAY. Please check the FBLA website for the time change.

Bobcat Foodies: The first Virtual Cooking Club planning meeting will be held TODAY, Thursday, October 15th at 2:30 p.m. If you have any questions please see Ms. Cliff in room 133 or Sra. Ruiz in room 233.

We will have our first Robotic Team meeting TODAY, Thursday, October 15th. If you are interested in learning more about Bobcat Robotics join our Google classroom and attend the meeting. All students are welcome to join the team. Our virtual meeting will be held tonight at 6:30 p.m. Use the code 52ycahr to join the google classroom. Our meeting link will be in the Teams Google classroom banner.

The SW Teen Center is open to high school students on Monday and Thursdays from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Walk across the street to the teen center to unwind, have a snack, or catch up on school work! This will be based on cohorts so we can follow the same protocol as the high school.  Space is limited, so if you are interested in reserving a spot please email or call Danielle at the Teen Center at Danielle.Bifolck@southwindsor-ct.gov or 860-648-3315. The Teen Center will also be utilizing our Twitter and Remind account for information on programs and reminders for events. Follow us to stay in the loop! You can also use the Remind app to reserve a spot at the Teen Center.     Twitter: @teen_sw      Remind: @swtc20

Rho Kappa: The National Social Studies Honor Society is currently inviting eligible applicants to apply for this opportunity. The application form will be posted and shared by your Social Studies teachers in google classroom. Additional information can be found on the application. If you are interested, but not currently in a Social Studies class please email Mrs. Slogesky, sslogesky@swindsor.k12.ct.us. The deadline for the application is tomorrow, Friday, October 16th.

Need help with a class? Request a FREE NHS tutor to work with you over Google Meet. To sign up, go to the NHS website on the Clubs and Activities page and complete the Google form.

ALL South Windsor students are now eligible to receive a free breakfast and a free lunch provided by the school district. Please stop by the cafeteria on your way into school for your complimentary breakfast and then at lunchtime, stop by your designated serving area to choose your complimentary meal. For distance or hybrid at-home learners, Grab & Go meals are available by the rear entrance of the school near the football field Monday to Friday between 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Attention Sophomores: “HOBY”, the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Organization is a nationally recognized group dedicated to developing leaders through national conferences and training.  Any Sophomore interested in applying to attend the Hugh O’Brien Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar taking place in the spring are invited to reach out to Mrs. Carty in the Career Center for either an application or more details.

On Wednesday, October 21st, 9th grade students will participate in PSAT testing. Please come to school with a pencil and calculator. Room assignments will be emailed to students and families. Transportation will only be provided if you request it. Please arrive at 7:15 a.m., you will be dismissed at approximately 11:15 a.m. 10th and 11th grade students will participate in on-going distance learning from home. Seniors will be able to attend virtual capstone presentations from home. Only 9th graders will report to school. See your school counselor with questions.
Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 15, 2020 at 7:30 AM
  

We will have our first Italian Club meeting on Tuesday, October 13th from 2:30-3:30 p.m. It will be an organizational meeting and be held via google meet. We will be discussing what we'd like to do for the rest of the meetings this year as well as officers for the club. If you still have not joined our Google Classroom, please do so as soon as possible. All are welcome and the classroom code is: kokgmma 

On Wednesday, October 14th, 10th and 11th grade students will participate in PSAT testing. Please come to school with a pencil and a calculator. Room assignments have been emailed to students and families. Please arrive at 7:15 a.m., you will be dismissed at approximately 11:30 a.m. 9th grade students will participate in on-going distance learning from home. Seniors will be able to attend the virtual capstone workshop from home. Only 10th and 11th graders will report to school. See your school counselor with questions. 

The Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club is BACK!! Do you want to be a part of a group that shares important info about drug/alcohol prevention, gets involved in community outreach and creates positive school climate initiatives? Then join the virtual club! The classroom code is nbhjryb. If you are a returning member and have been in the club for at least 2 years, check out the leadership opportunities. Applications for leadership positions are due by Wednesday, October 14th. Questions? Check in with Mrs. Rafalowsky, Mr. Peters or Mrs. Reed.

Do you enjoy reading, watching, or writing Science Fiction or Fantasy stories? Then join the Science Fiction/Fantasy club. Our next virtual meeting will be Thursday, October 15th at 2:30 p.m. We will be watching and discussing Artemis Fowl. Use the code 25d3k2e to join the google classroom.  

The SW Teen Center is open to high school students on Monday and Thursdays from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Walk across the street to the teen center to unwind, have a snack, or catch up on school work! This will be based on cohorts so we can follow the same protocol as the high school.  Space is limited, so if you are interested in reserving a spot please email or call Danielle at the Teen Center at Danielle.Bifolck@southwindsor-ct.gov or 860-648-3315. The Teen Center will also be utilizing our Twitter and Remind account for information on programs and reminders for events. Follow us to stay in the loop! You can also use the Remind app to reserve a spot at the Teen Center.     Twitter- @teen_sw      Remind- @swtc20

Bobcat foodies: The first Virtual Cooking Club planning meeting will be on Thursday, October 15th at 2:30 p.m. If you have any questions please see Ms. Cliff in room 133 or Sra. Ruiz in room 233.

Rho Kappa: The National Social Studies Honor Society is currently inviting eligible applicants to apply for this opportunity. The application form will be posted and shared by your Social Studies teachers in google classroom. Additional information can be found on the application. If you are interested, but not currently in a Social Studies class please email Mrs. Slogesky, sslogesky@swindsor.k12.ct.us. The deadline for the application is Friday, October 16th.

Need help with a class? Request a FREE NHS tutor to work with you over Google Meet. To sign up, go to the NHS website on the Clubs and Activities page and complete the Google form.

Hello Class of 2021!  The first wave of Capstone presentations is fast approaching. One change this year is that all presentations will be virtual utilizing Google Meet. The first wave of presentations will be on Wednesday, October 21st. To be eligible to present you must have all written work turned in to your advisor's Google Classroom by Wednesday, October 7th and each piece of written work must have received a score of successful or highly successful. To sign up to present please go to the Capstone website and fill out the Google form. You have until Tuesday, October 13th at 2:00 p.m. to complete the Google form.  

Virtual Capstone Workshops offered October 14th from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. To ensure you are successful with your Capstone project we are hosting virtual Capstone workshops utilizing Google Meets. These three workshops are designed to assist you at all stages of the process. The links for the workshops will be posted on the Capstone website. You may drop in at any time between 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. for assistance. 
The three workshops available are:
-Getting started: If you have not started your Capstone and need help coming up with ideas or filling out the proposal.
-Work in progress: You have started a project and completed some of the work, but still have questions.
-Preparing to present: You have completed the written work and want some helpful tips on successfully presenting your project.
Hope to see you there!

Attention Sophomores: “HOBY”, the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Organization is a nationally recognized group dedicated to developing leaders through national conferences and training.  Any Sophomore interested in applying to attend the Hugh O’Brien Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar taking place in the spring are invited to reach out to Mrs. Carty in the Career Center for either an application or more details.

And last but not least… 
ALL South Windsor students are now eligible to receive a free breakfast and a free lunch provided by the school district. Please stop by the cafeteria on your way into school for your complimentary breakfast and then at lunchtime, stop by your designated serving area to choose your complimentary meal. For distance or hybrid at-home learners, Grab & Go meals are available by the rear entrance of the school near the football field Monday to Friday between 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 09, 2020 at 2:10 PM
  

The Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club is BACK!! Do you want to be a part of a group that shares important info about drug/alcohol prevention, gets involved in community outreach and creates positive school climate initiatives? Then join the virtual club! The classroom code is nbhjryb. If you are a returning member and have been in the club for at least 2 years, check out the leadership opportunities. Applications for leadership positions are due by Wednesday, October 14th. Questions? Check in with Mrs. Rafalowsky, Mr. Peters or Mrs. Reed.

We will have our first Italian Club meeting on Tuesday, October 13th from 2:30-3:30 p.m. It will be an organizational meeting and be held via google meet. We will be discussing what we'd like to do for the rest of the meetings this year as well as officers for the club. If you still have not joined our Google Classroom, please do so as soon as possible. All are welcome and the classroom code is: kokgmma 

Do you enjoy reading, watching, or writing Science Fiction or Fantasy stories? Then join the Science Fiction/Fantasy club. Our next virtual meeting will be Thursday, October 15th at 2:30 p.m. We will be watching and discussing Artemis Fowl. Use the code 25d3k2e to join the google classroom.  

The SW Teen Center is open to high school students on Monday and Thursdays from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Walk across the street to the teen center to unwind, have a snack, or catch up on school work! This will be based on cohorts so we can follow the same protocol as the high school.  Space is limited, so if you are interested in reserving a spot please email or call Danielle at the Teen Center at Danielle.Bifolck@southwindsor-ct.gov or 860-648-3315. The Teen Center will also be utilizing our Twitter and Remind account for information on programs and reminders for events. Follow us to stay in the loop! You can also use the Remind app to reserve a spot at the Teen Center.     Twitter- @teen_sw      Remind- @swtc20

Attention Sophomores: “HOBY”, the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Organization is a nationally recognized group dedicated to developing leaders through national conferences and training.  Any Sophomore interested in applying to attend the Hugh O’Brien Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar taking place in the spring are invited to reach out to Mrs. Carty in the Career Center for either an application or more details.

On Wednesday, October 14th, 10th and 11th grade students will participate in PSAT testing. Please come to school with a pencil and a calculator. Room assignments have been emailed to students and families. Please arrive at 7:15 a.m., you will be dismissed at approximately 11:30 a.m. 9th grade students will participate in on-going distance learning from home. Seniors will be able to attend the virtual capstone workshop from home. Only 10th and 11th graders will report to school. See your school counselor with questions. 

Rho Kappa: The National Social Studies Honor Society is currently inviting eligible applicants to apply for this opportunity. The application form will be posted and shared by your Social Studies teachers in google classroom. Additional information can be found on the application. If you are interested, but not currently in a Social Studies class please email Mrs. Slogesky, sslogesky@swindsor.k12.ct.us. The deadline for the application is Friday, October 16th.

Hello Class of 2021, the first wave of Capstone presentations is fast approaching. One change this year is that all presentations will be virtual utilizing Google Meet. The first wave of presentations will be on Wednesday, October 21st. To be eligible to present you must have all written work turned in to your advisor's Google Classroom by Wednesday, October 7th and each piece of written work must have received a score of successful or highly successful. To sign up to present please go to the Capstone website and fill out the Google form. You have until Tuesday, October 13th at 2:00 p.m. to complete the Google form.  

Virtual Capstone Workshops offered October 14th from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. To ensure you are successful with your Capstone project we are hosting virtual Capstone workshops utilizing Google Meets. These three workshops are designed to assist you at all stages of the process. The links for the workshops will be posted on the Capstone website. You may drop in at any time between 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. for assistance. 
The three workshops available are:
-Getting started: If you have not started your Capstone and need help coming up with ideas or filling out the proposal.
-Work in progress: You have started a project and completed some of the work, but still have questions.
-Preparing to present: You have completed the written work and want some helpful tips on successfully presenting your project.
Hope to see you there!

Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 09, 2020 at 7:51 AM
  

Delta Theta Sigma sorority is hosting a virtual fair to help students explore HBCUs and other college options and talk about how to prepare for the college application process. Topics such as whether to stay in state, go to a community college first, and whether to spend more for your dream school or choose a school that makes financial sense will be covered. These questions and more will be explored during this Virtual College Fair Experience. The series continues to take place today. Registration is FREE. To sign up, you can find a post on this event on the School Counseling and Career Center blog at swhscounseling.blogspot.com

The following colleges or universities will host virtual visits for SWHS students for the remainder of this week: Keene State College and Gettysburg College. The visits are listed in Naviance and students need to register. It is best to enter these meetings with your camera on and your microphone muted. Please e-mail Mrs. Carty in the Career Center if you have any questions.

The Japanese Culture Club will meet TODAY, Thursday, October 8th at 2:30 p.m. Upon learning the Japanese vocabulary for the anime "The Promised Neverland", we will enjoy the anime movie. Google Classroom code is: wt4upbd  Enjoy the club!

The Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club is BACK!! Do you want to be a part of a group that shares important info about drug/alcohol prevention, gets involved in community outreach and creates positive school climate initiatives? Then join the virtual club! The classroom code is nbhjryb. If you are a returning member and have been in the club for at least 2 years, check out the leadership opportunities. Applications for leadership positions are due by Wednesday, October 14th. Questions? Check in with Mrs. Rafalowsky, Mr. Peters or Mrs. Reed.

Do you enjoy reading, watching, or writing Science Fiction or Fantasy stories?  Then join the Science Fiction/Fantasy club. Our next virtual meeting will be Thursday, October 15th at 2:30 p.m. We will be watching and discussing Artemis Fowl. Use the code 25d3k2e to join the google classroom.  

Bobcat foodies: The first Virtual Cooking Club planning meeting will be on Thursday, October 15th at 2:30 p.m. If you have any questions please see Ms. Cliff in room 133 or Sra. Ruiz in room 233.

The SW Teen Center is open to high school students on Monday and Wednesdays from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Walk across the street to the teen center to unwind, have a snack, or catch up on school work! This will be based on cohorts so we can follow the same protocol as the high school.  Space is limited, so if you are interested in reserving a spot please email or call Danielle at the Teen Center at Danielle.Bifolck@southwindsor-ct.gov or 860-648-3315. The Teen Center will also be utilizing our Twitter and Remind account for information on programs and reminders for events. Follow us to stay in the loop! You can also use the Remind app to reserve a spot at the Teen Center.     Twitter- @teen_sw      Remind- @swtc20

The National Honor Society is currently inviting eligible candidates to complete the selection process. If you are a junior or senior who has a cumulative, weighted GPA of at least 3.67, you should have received a letter in the mail this week notifying you of your candidacy. If you did not receive a letter but think you qualify, please see Mrs. Farrell in the Math Office. All eligible students should also attend the meeting TODAY, Thursday, October 8th: 2:30-3:00 p.m. for students with last names A-K, and 3:00-3:30 p.m. with last names L-Z. Details on the selection process will be provided at that time.

We will have our first Italian Club meeting on Tuesday, October 13th from 2:30-3:30 p.m. It will be an organizational meeting and be held via google meet. We will be discussing what we'd like to do for the rest of the meetings this year as well as officers for the club. If you still have not joined our Google Classroom, please do so as soon as possible. All are welcome and the classroom code is: kokgmma 

Attention Sophomores: “HOBY”, the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Organization is a nationally recognized group dedicated to developing leaders through national conferences and training. Any Sophomore interested in applying to attend the Hugh O’Brien Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar taking place in the spring are invited to reach out to Mrs. Carty in the Career Center for either an application or more details.

Need help with a class? Request a FREE NHS tutor to work with you over Google Meet. To sign up, go to the NHS website on the Clubs and Activities page and complete the Google form.

On Wednesday, October 14th, 10th and 11th grade students will participate in PSAT testing. Please come to school with a pencil and a calculator. Room assignments have been emailed to students and families. Please arrive at 7:15 a.m., you will be dismissed at approximately 11:30 a.m. 9th grade students will participate in on-going distance learning from home. Seniors will be able to attend the virtual capstone workshop from home. Only 10th and 11th graders will report to school. See your school counselor with questions. 

Hello Class of 2021, the first wave of Capstone presentations is fast approaching. One change this year is that all presentations will be virtual utilizing Google Meet. The first wave of presentations will be on Wednesday, October 21st. To be eligible to present you must have all written work turned in to your advisor's Google Classroom by Wednesday, October 7th and each piece of written work must have received a score of successful or highly successful. To sign up to present please go to the Capstone website and fill out the Google form. You have until Tuesday, October 13th at 2:00 p.m. to complete the Google form.  

Virtual Capstone Workshops offered October 14th from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. To ensure you are successful with your Capstone project we are hosting virtual Capstone workshops utilizing Google Meets. These three workshops are designed to assist you at all stages of the process. The links for the workshops will be posted on the Capstone website. You may drop in at any time between 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. for assistance. 
The three workshops available are:
 -Getting started - if you have not started your Capstone and need help coming up with ideas or filling out the proposal.
-Work in progress - you have started a project and completed some of the work, but still have questions.
-Preparing to present - you have completed the written work and want some helpful tips on successfully presenting your project.
Hope to see you there!

Rho Kappa: The National Social Studies Honor Society is currently inviting eligible applicants to apply for this opportunity. The application form will be posted and shared by your Social Studies teachers in google classroom. Additional information can be found on the application. If you are interested, but not currently in a Social Studies class please email Mrs. Slogesky, sslogesky@swindsor.k12.ct.us. The deadline for the application is Friday, October 16th.
Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 08, 2020 at 7:37 AM
  

The following colleges or universities will host virtual visits for SWHS students this week: Marist College, Stonehill College, Clarkson University, Johnson & Wales University, Utica College, Keene State College, Gettysburg College. All visits are listed in Naviance and students need to register to receive the link for the visit. It is best to enter these meetings with your camera on and your microphone muted. Please e-mail Mrs. Carty in the Career Center if you have any questions.

Delta Theta Sigma sorority will host a four-day virtual fair to help students explore HBCUs and other college options and talk about how to prepare for the application process. Topics such as whether to stay in state, go to a community college first, and whether to spend more for your dream school or choose a school that makes financial sense will be covered. These questions and more will be explored during this Virtual College Fair Experience. The series takes place October 5-8. Registration is FREE. To sign up for any and all of the dates, you can find a post on this event on the School Counseling and Career Center blog at swhscounseling.blogspot.com

The National Honor Society is currently inviting eligible candidates to complete the selection process. If you are a junior or senior who has a cumulative, weighted GPA of at least 3.67, you should receive a letter in the mail this week notifying you of your candidacy. If you do not receive a letter but think you qualify, please see Mrs. Farrell in the Math Office. All eligible students should also attend the meeting on Thursday, October 8th: 2:30-3:00 p.m. for students with last names A-K, and 3:00-3:30 p.m. with last names L-Z. Details on the selection process will be provided at that time.

We will have our first Italian Club meeting on Tuesday, October 13th from 2:30-3:30 p.m. It will be an organizational meeting and be held via google meet. We will be discussing what we'd like to do for the rest of the meetings this year as well as officers for the club. If you still have not joined our Google Classroom, please do so as soon as possible. All are welcome and the classroom code is: kokgmma 

Attention Sophomores: “HOBY”, the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Organization is a nationally recognized group dedicated to developing leaders through national conferences and training.  Any Sophomore interested in applying to attend the Hugh O’Brien Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar taking place in the spring are invited to reach out to Mrs. Carty in the Career Center for either an application or more details.

ATHLETIC NEWS:
The South Windsor/East Catholic/Glastonbury Girls’ Co-Op Ice Hockey coaching staff will conduct a prospective player Zoom Meeting on Wednesday, October 7th at 7:00 p.m. This is a mandatory informational meeting for all freshman and other prospective student-athletes who were not on the team last year, but are interested in playing Girls’ Ice Hockey in 2020-21. Returning players should not attend this meeting. In order to register for this meeting, interested student-athletes should contact Coach Usseglio at fusseglio@kou-law.com. If anyone cannot make the meeting, they should email Coach Usseglio.
Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 06, 2020 at 7:24 AM
  

Need help with a class? Request a FREE NHS tutor to work with you over Google Meet. To sign up, go to the NHS website on the Clubs and Activities page and complete the Google form.

Everyone is welcome to join the Italian Club! We're going to cook food, watch movies, and play games: all done virtually! Contact Mrs. Zaccardelli with questions or simply join our Google Classroom for more information: kokgmma 

The following colleges or universities will host virtual visits for SWHS students this week: Emmanuel College, Marist College, Stonehill College, Clarkson University, Johnson & Wales University, Utica College, Keene State College, Gettysburg College. All visits are listed in Naviance and students need to register to receive the link for the visit. It is best to enter these meetings with your camera on and your microphone muted. Please e-mail Mrs. Carty in the Career Center if you have any questions.

Delta Theta Sigma sorority will host a four day virtual fair to help students explore HBCUs and other college options and talk about how to prepare for the application process. Topics such as whether to stay in state, go to a community college first, and whether to spend more for your dream school or choose a school that makes financial sense will be covered. These questions and more will be explored during this Virtual College Fair Experience. The series takes place October 5-8. Registration is FREE. To sign up for any and all of the dates, you can find a post on this event on the School Counseling and Career Center blog at swhscounseling.blogspot.com

The National Honor Society is currently inviting eligible candidates to complete the selection process. If you are a junior or senior who has a cumulative, weighted GPA of at least 3.67, you should receive a letter in the mail this week notifying you of your candidacy. If you do not receive a letter but think you qualify, please see Mrs. Farrell in the Math Office. All eligible students should also attend the meeting on Thursday, October 8th: 2:30-3:00 p.m. for students with last names A-K, and 3:00-3:30 p.m. with last names L-Z. Details on the selection process will be provided at that time.

Hello Class of 2021, the first wave of Capstone presentations is fast approaching. One change this year is that all presentations will be virtual utilizing Google Meet. The first wave of presentations will be on Wednesday, October 21st. To be eligible to present you must have all written work turned in to your advisor's Google Classroom by Wednesday, October 7th and each piece of written work must have received a score of successful or highly successful. To sign up to present please go to the Capstone website and fill out the Google form. You have until Tuesday, October 13th at 2:00 p.m. to complete the Google form.  

Virtual Capstone Workshops offered October 14th from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. To ensure you are successful with your Capstone project we are hosting virtual Capstone workshops utilizing Google Meets. These three workshops are designed to assist you at all stages of the process. The links for the workshops will be posted on the Capstone website. You may drop in at any time between 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for assistance. 
The three workshops available are:
 - Getting started - if you have not started your Capstone and need help coming up with ideas or filling out the proposal.
 - Work in progress - you have started a project and completed some of the work, but still have questions.
 - Preparing to present - you have completed the written work and want some helpful tips on successfully presenting your project.
Hope to see you there!


ATHLETIC NEWS:

The South Windsor/East Catholic/Glastonbury Girls’ Co-Op Ice Hockey coaching staff will conduct a prospective player Zoom Meeting on Wednesday, October 7th at 7:00 p.m. This is a mandatory informational meeting for all freshman and other prospective student-athletes who were not on the team last year, but are interested in playing Girls’ Ice Hockey in 2020-21. Returning players should not attend this meeting. In order to register for this meeting, interested student-athletes should contact Coach Usseglio at fusseglio@kou-law.com. If anyone cannot make the meeting, they should email Coach Usseglio.
Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 05, 2020 at 7:22 AM
  

The following colleges or universities will host virtual visits for SWHS students during the week of October 5th – 8th: Emmanuel College, Marist College, Stonehill College, Clarkson University, Johnson & Wales University, Utica College, Keene State College, Gettysburg College. All visits are listed in Naviance and students need to register to receive the link for the visit. It is best to enter these meetings with your camera on and your microphone muted. Please e-mail Mrs. Carty in the Career Center if you have any questions.

Delta Theta Sigma sorority will host a four day virtual fair to help students explore HBCUs and other college options and talk about how to prepare for the application process. Topics such as whether to stay in state, go to a community college first, and whether to spend more for your dream school or choose a school that makes financial sense will be covered. These questions and more will be explored during this Virtual College Fair Experience. The series takes place October 5-8. Registration is FREE. To sign up for any and all of the dates, you can find a post on this event on the School Counseling and Career Center blog at swhscounseling.blogspot.com

The National Honor Society is currently inviting eligible candidates to complete the selection process. If you are a junior or senior who has a cumulative, weighted GPA of at least 3.67, you should receive a letter in the mail this week notifying you of your candidacy. If you do not receive a letter but think you qualify, please see Mrs. Farrell in the Math Office. All eligible students should also attend the meeting on Thursday, October 8th: 2:30-3:00 p.m. for students with last names A-K, and 3:00-3:30 p.m. with last names L-Z. Details on the selection process will be provided at that time.


ATHLETIC NEWS:
The South Windsor/East Catholic/Glastonbury Girls’ Co-Op Ice Hockey coaching staff will conduct a prospective player Zoom Meeting on Wednesday, October 7th at 7:00 p.m. This is a mandatory informational meeting for all freshman and other prospective student-athletes who were not on the team last year, but are interested in playing Girls’ Ice Hockey in 2020-21. Returning players should not attend this meeting. In order to register for this meeting, interested student-athletes should contact Coach Usseglio at fusseglio@kou-law.com. If anyone cannot make the meeting, they should email Coach Usseglio.

Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 02, 2020 at 7:22 AM
  
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