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Bobcats Robotics Team 177 competed in their first event of the season at the Waterbury District Event this past weekend. A strong scouting team, hard-working pit crew, talented drive team, and a large student and family contingent from the stands all helped pull the team to victory. As Waterbury District Event Winners, the team was proud to bring home a coveted “blue banner” to add to the team’s growing collection. Sidarth Masarur and Sivani Arvapalli represented the team as semi-finalists for the Dean’s List Award from Team 177. The FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Dean’s List Award celebrates outstanding student leaders whose passion for and effectiveness at attaining FIRST ideals is exemplary. Sivani was selected as one of two finalists from the Waterbury event to move on to compete at the New England District Championships in April. Congratulations Sivani, Sidharth and the entire team for an outstanding start to the season.

For all students trying to complete their Dollars for Scholars applications before the Sunday night deadline, the local representative for the scholarship program will be available in the Career Center starting at 11:00 a.m. Friday morning. If you are having any issues with your application, want to verify its status, or have any questions, you may stop in at any time – no appointment needed to see her. Take advantage of this great opportunity to make sure your application is included in our biggest scholarship opportunity of the year.

DQ on Sullivan Ave is hiring. For contact information on how to apply or learn more about available jobs, see the flyer hanging in the Career Center.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 13, 2020 at 8:48 AM
  

We will begin accepting parking pass applications from all Juniors and Seniors on Friday, March 13th. The passes will cost $35 and will be valid for the remainder of the 2019 - 2020 school year. No application can be accepted without all required documents. Passes will be assigned on a first come first served basis. No applications will be accepted prior to Friday.

Attention 9th, 10th and 11th graders: If you are interested in learning more about the Early Dismissal proposal for the high school for next year, please consider stopping by the Seminar Room on Monday, March 16th to meet directly with Mr. Rizzuto. This option is available for all students with a study hall in their schedule. Please check in with your study hall teacher first for attendance, have your planner signed, and then proceed to the Seminar Room to learn more about the proposal.

This is the final week to buy Junior Prom tickets! Tables are going fast so don't miss your chance. More information is on the Class of 2021 Google Classroom and on the school website.

It is already March... are you wondering where the school year has gone? Are you looking for an activity to get involved in to round out your experiences? Do you want to help others? Then pick up an application in the Counseling Office for the Jump Start Tutoring program today! The 3rd and final session starts March 26th and runs thru April 30th. Each Thursday you will help a middle school student study for tests and finish their homework. Pick up your applications today and return by Monday, March 23rd!

Interact Club is holding a toiletry drive for the needy population in Hartford county. We are currently collecting travel/hotel-sized shampoos, conditioners, toothbrushes and other items. Please look at our flyers around school to see what you could donate. Donation boxes will be in the lobby, outside the cafeteria, in Mrs. Howard's room (134) and in the math hallway. We will be collecting for the next 2 weeks. See Mrs. Howard with any questions.

The Aurora Foundation for Women and Girls in Greater Hartford seeks nominations for its Young Philanthropist of the Year Award, given annually to a young woman who is a current freshman, sophomore or junior and doing great things in her community. Students may ask an adult to nominate themselves or may self-nominate. Nomination forms are available in the Career Center and must be filled out and returned to the Aurora Foundation by April 30th.

For all students trying to complete their Dollars for Scholars applications before the Sunday night deadline, the local representative for the scholarship program will be available in the Career Center starting at 11:00 a.m. Friday morning. If you are having any issues with your application, want to verify its status, or have any questions, you may stop in at any time – no appointment needed to see her. Take advantage of this great opportunity to make sure your application is included in our biggest scholarship opportunity of the year.

FCCLA members competed on March 6th at a state conference. Delanie Halstead took Gold in Entrepreneurship, Samantha Belekewicz took Gold in the Job Interview, Daniel Hegi took Silver in the Job Interview, Aditi Malpure took Bronze in Cake Decorating, and Shani Kibara and Alex Smyrak took Bronze in Baking and Pastry. An honorable mention goes out to Kashvi Bokria for her gorgeous cake decor as well.

The recruiter from the Connecticut Army National Guard will be in the Career Center TODAY at noon. She will offer a brief presentation and be available to speak to students who have questions about enlisting. If you are interested in attending, please check in with your 6th period teacher before coming to the Career Center.

DQ on Sullivan Ave is hiring! For contact information on how to apply or learn more about available jobs, see the flyer hanging in the Career Center.

Thank you to all of the students who volunteered and donated at the Blood Drive yesterday, March 11th!! We collected 46 productive pints of blood, which can save up to 138 lives!! Students who missed this blood drive or were unable to donate should look for other blood drives in the community to participate in!
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 12, 2020 at 10:15 AM
  

This is the final week to buy Junior Prom tickets! Tables are going fast so don't miss your chance. More information is on the Class of 2021 Google Classroom and on the school website.

It is already March... are you wondering where the school year has gone? Are you looking for an activity to get involved in to round out your experiences? Do you want to help others? Then pick up an application in the Counseling Office for the Jump Start Tutoring program today! The 3rd and final session starts March 26th and runs thru April 30th. Each Thursday you will help a middle school student study for tests and finish their homework. Pick up your applications today and return by March 23rd!

Interact Club is holding a toiletry drive for the needy population in Hartford county. We are currently collecting travel/hotel-sized shampoos, conditioners, toothbrushes and other items. Please look at our flyers around school to see what you could donate. Donation boxes will be in the lobby, outside the cafeteria, in Mrs. Howard's room (134) and in the Math hallway. We will be collecting for the next 2 weeks. See Mrs. Howard with any questions.

The Aurora Foundation for Women and Girls in Greater Hartford seeks nominations for its Young Philanthropist of the Year Award, given annually to a young woman who is a current freshman, sophomore or junior and doing great things in her community. Students may ask an adult to nominate themselves or may self-nominate. Nomination forms are available in the Career Center and must be filled out and returned to the Aurora Foundation by April 30th.

For all students trying to complete their Dollars for Scholars applications before the Sunday night deadline, the local representative for the scholarship program will be available in the Career Center starting at 11:00 a.m. Friday morning. If you are having any issues with your application, want to verify its status, or have any questions, you may stop in at any time – no appointment needed – to see her.  Take advantage of this great opportunity to make sure your application is included in our biggest scholarship opportunity of the year.

A reminder to students that a representative from Binghamton University will be in the Career Center at 11:45 a.m. this morning. Please consider attending if you would like to learn more.

We will begin accepting parking pass applications from all Juniors and Seniors on Friday, March 13th.  The passes will cost $35 and will be valid for the remainder of the 19-20 school year. No application can be accepted without all required documents. Passes will be assigned on a first come first served basis.  No applications will be accepted prior to Friday.

FCCLA have their next meeting on March 19 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Please see classroom for more info and for the community service opportunities coming soon!

FCCLA members competed on March 6th at a state conference. Delanie Halstead took Gold in Entrepreneurship, Samantha Belekewicz took Gold in the Job Interview, Daniel Hegi took Silver in the Job Interview, Aditi Malpure took Bronze in Cake Decorating, and Shani Kibara and Alex Smyrak took Bronze in Baking and Pastry. An honorable mention goes out to Kashvi Bokria for her gorgeous cake decor as well.

Binghamton University will have a representative in the Career Center on Wednesday, March 11th at 11:45 a.m. if any students would like to learn more about admissions and attending. Whether you are a senior who has applied and are trying to make an enrollment decision or a junior just starting your college search, this could be a very helpful visit!

The Library will be closed all day on Wednesday, March 11th for the blood drive. Please plan accordingly. 

Athletic News:

Congratulations to the SWHS Varsity Cheerleading team for their 5th place finish at the State Cheerleading Championships this past weekend. This is the highest score and placement at states in the history of the program. Congratulations to seniors Missy Sullivan and Carlyn Burba for being selected for the Class L All-State Team.

There will be a Boys’ Varsity Tennis Preseason Meeting on Wednesday, March 11th at 2:10 p.m. in room 111.

There will be a Boys’ Volleyball Informational Meeting on Wednesday, March 11th at 2:10 p.m. in the SWHS Café for any boys interested in trying out for the team.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 11, 2020 at 10:11 AM
  

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club will meet TODAY, Monday, March 9th in room 127. Join us to watch and discuss The Princess Bride. New and returning members are welcome.

The Italian Club will meet TODAY, Monday, March 9th after school in room 105. We'll be making pizza, appetizers, salad, and dessert. 

This is the final week to buy Junior Prom tickets! Tables are going fast so don't miss your chance. More information is on the Class of 2021 Google Classroom and on the school website.

Did you know that just one pint of blood can save up to three lives? Be a lifesaver and sign up to donate blood at the school blood drive on Wednesday, March 11th! Interested students over 17 can sign up through the google form posted in your grade’s Google Classroom.

The Library will be closed all day on Wednesday, March 11th for the blood drive. Please plan accordingly. 

The Connecticut Office of Higher Education will host CareerConn 2020 on Wednesday, March 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford. Explore Careers in Nursing, Healthcare, Automotive, Culinary Arts, Computers, Hairdressing, Cosmetology, Manufacturing, Construction and more. For more information, visit CareerConn.org.

Binghamton University will have a representative in the Career Center on Wednesday, March 11th at 11:45 a.m. if any students would like to learn more about admissions and attending. Whether you are a senior who has applied and are trying to make an enrollment decision or a junior just starting your college search, this could be a very helpful visit!

It Takes One is a program that raises awareness about making safe decisions around choices related to alcohol, drugs, and drinking and driving. We invite Juniors, Seniors and parents to join us for a powerful evening which includes a keynote speaker and breakout sessions. This program will run on April 2nd from 6:00 - 9:15 p.m. in the South Windsor High School Auditorium. The cost for this program is $10 for all participants and includes a t-shirt and dinner. The RSVP link is on our webpage. Please complete one RSVP for each person who plans on attending. Permission slips and payment can be handed in to Mrs. Howard in room 134 or Ms. Flachsbart in room 129. The deadline to register is March 18th.

Athletic News:

This weekend at the Gymnastics State Open, South Windsor High School’s Erin Dunn placed 2nd in the balance beam and 5th in the floor routine, while teammate Audrey Manning placed 7th in the floor routine. This qualifies both gymnasts for the New England Championship this upcoming weekend.

There will be a Boys’ Varsity Tennis Preseason Meeting on Wednesday, March 11th at 2:10 p.m. in room 111.

There will be a Boys’ Volleyball Informational Meeting on Wednesday, March 11th at 2:10 p.m. in the SWHS Café for any boys interested in trying out for the team.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 09, 2020 at 8:53 AM
  

The Italian Club will meet on Monday, March 9th in room 105. We will be making pizza, appetizers, salad, and dessert. Please bring $5 to Mrs. Zaccardelli in room 226 by TODAY to save your spot. Space is limited.

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club will meet on Monday, March 9th in room 127. Join us to watch and discuss The Princess Bride. New and returning members are welcome.

Seniors – take note that the deadline for Dollars for Scholars is quickly approaching.  You have 9 more days (and just ONE more school week) to finish your applications. There are scholarships for every kind of student whether you are headed to a 4 year, 2 year or trade school program. Application numbers have so far been low, so do NOT miss your chance to earn some of the thousands of dollars available. If you need help with your application, come to School Counseling or see Mrs. Carty in the Career Center.

Did you know that just one pint of blood can save up to three lives? Be a lifesaver and sign up to donate blood at the school blood drive on Wednesday, March 11th! Interested students over 17 can sign up through the google form posted in your grade’s Google Classroom.

The Library will be closed all day on Wednesday, March 11th for the blood drive. Please plan accordingly. 

Freshmen still have a few more days to apply to the CHET Advance Scholarship. There are two types of awards. One is a random drawing – you only need 10 minutes and a report card to apply. The other is a longer application involving a civic engagement assignment. An informational flyer is in the Career Center and the application deadline is March 12th.

If you are interested in purchasing a t-shirt to support Deaf Awareness and Deaf Culture, please see Miss Eddy in Room 146 on or before Monday, March 16th. You don't have to be taking American Sign Language to buy a shirt. Children's sizes are also available for your siblings, relatives or friends who are interested in American Sign Language. T-shirts are $10, they will have SWHS/South Windsor CT printed on the sleeve. Miss Eddy can share with you the link so that you can see the design.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors: The CATS club is receiving applications for the 2020-21 school year. If you are interested in an opportunity to work closely with your peers, lead, and mentor new students, please consider applying. Applications can be picked up in the main office and should be dropped off outside of room 143. All applications are due Friday, March 8. Please see Mrs. Frasier, Mrs. Landry, or Mr. Warnock with any questions.

It Takes One is a program that raises awareness about making safe decisions around choices related to alcohol, drugs, and drinking and driving. We invite Juniors, Seniors and parents to join us for a powerful evening which includes a keynote speaker and breakout sessions. This program will run on April 2nd from 6:00 - 9:15 p.m. in the South Windsor High School Auditorium. The cost for this program is $10 for all participants and includes a t-shirt and dinner. The RSVP link is on our webpage. Please complete one RSVP for each person who plans on attending. Permission slips and payment can be handed in to Mrs. Howard in room 134 or Ms. Flachsbart in room 129. The deadline to register is March 18th.

Athletic News:
There will be a Boys’ Varsity Tennis Preseason Meeting on Wednesday, March 11th at 2:10 p.m. in room 111.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 06, 2020 at 8:56 AM
  

Did you know that just one pint of blood can save up to three lives? Be a lifesaver and sign up to donate blood at the school blood drive on Wednesday, March 11th! Interested students over 17 can sign up through the google form posted in your grade’s Google Classroom.

TODAY is the Interact whole club meeting for the month of March. Please come join us at 2:05 p.m. in the Seminar Room to hear about new events and sign up. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Howard in room 134.

Konichiwa! Ever try traditional Japanese candy? Besides learning Japanese and watching anime, we will also try candy directly from Japan. The Japanese Club is meeting TODAY, Thursday, March 5th in room 230.

The Italian Club will hold its next meeting Monday, March 9th in room 105. We will be making pizza, appetizers, salad, and dessert. Please bring $5 to Mrs. Zaccardelli in room 226 by Friday, March 6th to save your spot. Space is limited.

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club will hold its next meeting on Monday, March 9th after school in room 127. Join us to watch and discuss The Princess Bride. New and returning members are welcome.

In its last league meet of the year, South Windsor's math team placed second to Avon by seven points, finishing the season 2nd place overall in the 26-team Capitol Area Math League. Scoring a perfect 18 points for the Bobcats were Aryan Kalia, Michael Ngo, Yunfei Zheng, and Pranav Ramesh. Jaideep Naik and Keshav Ramesh also had great meets with 17 and 15 points. Next up for the team is the state meet on April 1st, where they will challenge for the Medium School championship.

If you are interested in purchasing a t-shirt to support Deaf Awareness and Deaf Culture, please see Miss Eddy in room 146 on or before Monday, March 16th. You don't have to be taking American Sign Language to buy a shirt. Children's sizes are also available for your siblings, relatives or friends who are interested in American Sign Language. T-shirts are $10, they will have SWHS/South Windsor CT printed on the sleeve. Miss Eddy can share with you the link so that you can see the design.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors: The CATS club is receiving applications for the 2020-21 school year. If you are interested in an opportunity to work closely with your peers, lead, and mentor new students, please consider applying. Applications can be picked up in the main office and should be dropped off outside of room 143. All applications are due Friday, March 8. Please see Mrs. Frasier, Mrs. Landry, or Mr. Warnock with any questions.

Freshmen still have time to apply to the CHET Advance Scholarship. There are two types of awards. One is a random drawing – you only need 10 minutes and a report card to apply. The other is a longer application involving a civic engagement assignment. An informational flyer is in the Career Center and the application window closes March 12th.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 05, 2020 at 8:46 AM
  

Did you know that just one pint of blood can save up to three lives? Be a lifesaver and sign up to donate blood at the school blood drive on Wednesday, March 11th! Interested students over 17 can sign up through the google form posted in your grade’s Google Classroom.

Freshmen still have a few more days to apply to the CHET Advance Scholarship. There are two types of awards. One is a random drawing – you only need 10 minutes and a report card to apply. The other is a longer application involving a civic engagement assignment. An informational flyer is in the Career Center and the application window closes March 12th.

Students are doing such a wonderful job learning to read and speak Japanese. And also enjoying the anime movies, too! The Japanese Club is meeting this Thursday, March 5th in room 230.

If you are interested in purchasing a t-shirt to support Deaf Awareness and Deaf Culture, please see Ms. Eddy in room 146 on or before Monday, March 16th. You don't have to be taking American Sign Language to buy a shirt. Children's sizes are also available for your siblings, relatives or friends who are interested in American Sign Language. T-shirts are $10, they will have SWHS/South Windsor CT printed on the sleeve. Ms. Eddy can share with you the link so that you can see the design.

New England Institute of Technology is hosting a Welcome Day on Sunday, March 8th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 9 a.m.). The day will feature a student panel and tours of academic labs, the residence hall and student center as well as other amenities. Go to NEIT.edu for more information and to register.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors: The CATS club is receiving applications for the 2020-21 school year. If you are interested in an opportunity to work closely with your peers, lead, and mentor new students, please consider applying. Applications can be picked up in the main office and should be dropped off outside of room 143. All applications are due Friday, March 8. Please see Mrs. Frasier, Mrs. Landry, or Mr. Warnock with any questions.

The Italian Club will hold its next meeting Monday, March 9th in room 105. We will be making pizza, appetizers, salad, and dessert. Please bring $5 to Mrs. Zaccardelli in room 226 by Friday, March 6th to save your spot. Space is limited.

Athletic News:

Any girls interested in Outdoor Track and Field who are new to the sport and were not able to attend last week's meeting, should attend an informational meeting after school Wednesday, March 4th in room 127. See Coach McCullough with any questions.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 04, 2020 at 9:38 AM
  

Did you know that just one pint of blood can save up to three lives? Be a lifesaver and sign up to donate blood at the school blood drive on Wednesday, March 11th! Interested students over 17 can sign up through the google form posted in your grade’s Google Classroom.

Freshmen still have a few more days to apply to the CHET Advance Scholarship. There are two types of awards. One is a random drawing – you only need 10 minutes and a report card to apply. The other is a longer application involving a civic engagement assignment. An informational flyer is in the Career Center and the application window closes March 12th.

New England Institute of Technology is hosting a Welcome Day on Sunday, March 8th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 9 a.m.). The day will feature a student panel and tours of academic labs, the residence hall and student center as well as other amenities. Go to NEIT.edu for more information and to register.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors: The CATS club is receiving applications for the 2020-21 school year. If you are interested in an opportunity to work closely with your peers, lead, and mentor new students, please consider applying. Applications can be picked up in the main office and should be dropped off outside of room 143. All applications are due Friday, March 8. Please see Mrs. Frasier, Mrs. Landry, or Mr. Warnock with any questions.

The Italian Club will hold its next meeting Monday, March 9th in room 105. We will be making pizza, appetizers, salad, and dessert. Please bring $5 to Mrs. Zaccardelli in room 226 by Friday, March 6th to save your spot. Space is limited.

The Freshman Class of 2023 is having a fundraiser at a pizza place in Evergreen Walk on Tuesday, March 3rd from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Come support your freshman class.

The Strategy Club will meet again on Thursday, March 5th. We'll be running a Dungeons and Dragons adventure and board games at this week's meeting. Check our Google Classroom for details.

Athletic News:

Any girls interested in Outdoor Track and Field who are new to the sport and were not able to attend last week's meeting, should attend an informational meeting after school on March 4th in room 127.  See Coach McCullough with any questions.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 03, 2020 at 8:51 AM
  

March is Women’s History Month.  Please stop by the pendulum area showcase to see how women have helped shape history. As Maya Angelou said “How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!”

Did you know that just one pint of blood can save up to three lives? Be a lifesaver and sign up to donate blood at the school blood drive on Wednesday, March 11th! Interested students over 17 can sign up through the google form posted in your grade’s Google Classroom.

The results of the American Mathematics Contest are in, and here are our top scorers:  On the AMC10, 3rd place is Yunfei Zheng with 106.5 points, 2nd place is Jaideep Naik with 111 points, and 1st place goes to Aryan Kalia with 112.5 points. On the AMC12, 3rd place is Keshav Ramesh with 78 points, 2nd place is Noah Leibowitz with 82.5 points, and 1st place is Michael Ngo with 97.5 points. In addition, Michael, Aryan, Jaideep, and Yunfei qualified to take the very prestigious American Invitational Mathematics Examination. Congratulations to all who competed! Students who took the AMC10 or AMC12 can see their mathematics teacher for their score.

Freshmen still have a few more days to apply to the CHET Advance Scholarship. There are two types of awards. One is a random drawing – you only need 10 minutes and a report card to apply. The other is a longer application involving a civic engagement assignment. An informational flyer is in the Career Center and the application window closes March 12th.

Reminder: Junior Prom tickets will be available for sale starting TODAY after school from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in room 159. Only one person per group needs to come. Please be sure to bring the following with you:
1. Checks made out to the Class of 2021 for $80 (or $160 per couple). The individual who is representing the group needs to have all checks from everyone in the group.
2. Outside guest forms appropriately completed and identification of guests (as requested on the form).
3. Meal choices--must be appropriately filled out for all members of the group. As stated above, the individual who is representing the group needs to come with 1 meal choice form, and this form needs to be completed for all members at the table.
It is okay if you do not have ten people at your table, but do keep in mind, that we may need to add others to your table. Please see Mrs. Caless or Mrs. Lang if you have any questions.

New England Institute of Technology is hosting a Welcome Day on Sunday, March 8th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 9 a.m.). The day will feature a student panel and tours of academic labs, the residence hall and student center as well as other amenities. Go to NEIT.edu for more information and to register.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors: The CATS club is receiving applications for the 2020-21 school year. If you are interested in an opportunity to work closely with your peers, lead, and mentor new students, please consider applying. Applications can be picked up in the main office and should be dropped off outside of room 143. All applications are due Friday, March 8. Please see Mrs. Frasier, Mrs. Landry, or Mr. Warnock with any questions.

The Strategy Club will meet this week on Thursday, March 5th. We'll be running a Dungeons and Dragons adventure and board games at this week's meeting. Check our Google Classroom for details.

Athletic News:

Any girls interested in Outdoor Track and Field who are new to the sport and were not able to attend last week's meeting, should attend an informational meeting after school on Wednesday, March 4th in room 127.  See Coach McCullough with any questions.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 02, 2020 at 9:03 AM
  

FBLA will be selling shamrocks for the Muscular Dystrophy Association during all lunch waves. Please buy a shamrock for a dollar and help support the MDA.

A local medical office is looking for a mature and responsible student in the Class of 2021 to work 8-12 hours per week after school with additional hours available over the summer. This is a clerical position including filing, photocopying, placing appointment reminder calls and other tasks, but students who have an interest in the healthcare field will benefit from seeing how a medical offices works and are encouraged to apply. A flyer is hanging in the Career Center with details and information on how to apply.

The results of the American Mathematics Contest are in, and here are our top scorers: On the AMC10, 3rd place is Yunfei Zheng with 106.5 points, 2nd place is Jaideep Naik with 111 points, and 1st place goes to Aryan Kalia with 112.5 points. On the AMC12, 3rd place is Keshav Ramesh with 78 points, 2nd place is Noah Leibowitz with 82.5 points, and 1st place is Michael Ngo with 97.5 points. In addition, Michael, Aryan, Jaideep, and Yunfei qualified to take the very prestigious American Invitational Mathematics Examination. Congratulations to all who competed. Students who took the AMC10 or AMC12 can see their mathematics teacher for their score.

Did you know that just one pint of blood can save up to three lives? Be a lifesaver and sign up to donate blood at the school blood drive on Wednesday, March 11th! Interested students over 17 can sign up through the google form posted in your grade’s Google Classroom.

The UConn Office of Early College Programs has two scholarship opportunities that will allow students to participate in the 2020 Pre-College Summer (PCS) program. The UConn Pre-College Summer ECE Partner School Scholarship is for students at ECE partner schools only. The student chosen does not have to be enrolled in a UConn course, but must be a student at the partner school. The UConn Pre-College Summer Geosciences Scholarship can be shared with anyone.  Students must be CT residents.  For information on the ECE Partner School Scholarship visit: www.precollege-summer.uconn.edu/partnerschools/ and for information on the Geosciences Scholarship visit: www.precollege-summer.uconn.edu/geopathsscholarship/

The South Windsor Little League Scholarships application is now available. Students who participated in South Windsor Little League through baseball, softball, umpiring or volunteering are eligible to apply. You can download an application from the scholarship listing in Naviance or pick one up in the Career Center. The deadline to submit your application is April 15th.

New England Institute of Technology is hosting a Welcome Day on Sunday, March 8th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 9 a.m.). The day will feature a student panel and tours of academic labs, the residence hall and student center as well as other amenities. Go to NEIT.edu for more information and to register.

Freshmen have an opportunity to apply now for a college scholarship through the Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET). To be eligible for the CHET Advance Scholarship you must be a high school freshman in Connecticut with a minimum GPA of 2.0 and intend to begin a higher education program no later than September 2024. There are two types of scholarships available – one that is a random drawing and another that requires a civic engagement assignment. For information on how to apply see the Career Center, your Social Studies teacher, or the scholarship database in Naviance. The deadline is March 12th.
Posted by cdoherty  On Feb 28, 2020 at 8:56 AM
  
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