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All lockers need to be emptied with locks removed by noon tomorrow. Any remaining locks will be cut off and clothing items will be donated.

Last call… please stop by the Main Office this week if you want your Honor Roll Assembly or certificate.  

Athletic News:
-Students should remove locks and belongings from lockers in the PE locker room and team rooms by the close of school today or they will be cut off. 





Posted by mdunia  On Jun 21, 2018 at 9:11 AM
  

Buses will run their REGULAR routes after the first exam tomorrow, and two buses will stop by at 11:25am for anyone who needs transportation home after a make-up exam.

All lockers need to be emptied with locks removed by Friday. Any remaining locks will be cut off and clothing items will be donated.

Please stop by the Main Office this week if you want your Honor Roll Assembly or certificate. You have three days left to pick up yours!

Athletic News:
-Students should remove locks and belongings from lockers in the PE locker room and team rooms by the close of school on Thursday or they will be cut off. 
Posted by cdoherty  On Jun 20, 2018 at 8:51 AM
  

Buses this week will run their REGULAR routes… not exam routes as they have done in the past. On Thursday, they’ll run their regular routes at 9:20am and two buses will stop by at 11:25am for anyone who needs transportation home after a make-up exam.

Please stop by the Main Office this week if you want your Honor Roll Assembly or Robotics Team certificate.  You have four days left to pick up yours!

All lockers need to be emptied with locks removed by Friday. Any remaining locks will be cut off and clothing items will be donated.

Athletic News:

-Paperwork for girls’ volleyball this fall is outside the Women's PE office door. It has information regarding summer play and camps. Please note tryouts start prior to the first day of school. Any questions, see Coach Holt. 

-Students should remove locks and belongings from lockers in the PE locker room and team rooms by the close of school on Thursday or they will be cut off.
Posted by cdoherty  On Jun 19, 2018 at 10:03 AM
  

Please stop by the Main Office this week if you want your Honor Roll Assembly or Robotics Team certificate.  We will keep them until Friday.

All lockers need to be emptied with locks removed by Friday. Any remaining locks will be cut off and clothing items will be donated.

For any graduating senior or student not returning to South Windsor High School in the fall, Chromebooks are to be returned today from 9:30am – 12:00pm in the Media Center Seminar Room.  

Seniors planning to attend one of the local community colleges next fall, take note – there are still 2 scholarships available through the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving for students attending 2 year programs within the Greater Hartford region. Both the HFPG Community College Scholarship Program and the Drs. Nima Patel and Daniel McNaughton Scholarship are renewable awards listed in Naviance with easy access to their on-line applications. Applications are due by August 15. Check them out today or see Mrs. Carty in the Career Center for assistance.

Future UConn ECE students must enroll in ECE courses prior to June 29. See Mr. Wry with any questions.   

Athletic News:
-Paperwork for girls’ volleyball this fall is outside the Women's PE office door. It has information regarding summer play and camps. Please note tryouts start prior to the first day of school. Any questions, see Coach Holt. 
Posted by cdoherty  On Jun 18, 2018 at 8:46 AM
  

Reminder…Honor Roll Assembly certificates are in the Main Office.  Stop by to pick up yours if you did not attend the ceremony. They’ll make a great Father’s Day gift!

For any graduating senior or student not returning to South Windsor High School in the fall, there will be two opportunities to return your Chromebook. This Friday from 2:00pm – 3:00pm in the Media Center Seminar Room and Monday from 9:30am – 12:00pm also in the Media Center Seminar Room. You must bring your damage-free, assigned Chromebook, charger, and case with you. Chromebooks must be returned prior to graduation.

Seniors planning to attend one of the local community colleges next fall, take note – there are still 2 scholarships available through the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving for students attending 2 year programs within the Greater Hartford region. Both the HFPG Community College Scholarship Program and the Drs. Nima Patel and Daniel McNaughton Scholarship are renewable awards listed in Naviance with easy access to their on-line applications. Applications are due by August 15. Check them out today or see Mrs. Carty in the Career Center for assistance.

Interact Club would like to congratulate Krishna Chilakapati who received our Volunteer of the Year Award. Krishna went above and beyond our expectations and spent the most hours volunteering for Interact Club. Way to go, Krishna!

Future UConn ECE students must enroll in ECE courses prior to June 29. Please note the Classical Mythology course will not appear inside UConn’s database until the fall. For students who missed the application window, but are still interested in enrolling in the ECE program, see Mr. Wry in Guidance.  

Attention anyone enrolled in AP Literature for the 2018-2019 year. Ms. Pieratti has set up a Google Classroom for your summer work. The code is 47bo6p. Be sure to add it as soon as possible to find out more about your summer assignment.

Students fasting for Ramadan may go to the Media Center during their lunch period…stop at the Media Center desk when you arrive.

Student Council is hosting their first annual Flag Football Tournament today. Sign-ups are during lunch waves. Cost is $10 per person. Teams must be 7-10 players, 3 of which are girls.

Athletic News:
-Paperwork for girls’ volleyball this fall is outside the Women's PE office door. It has information regarding summer play and camps. Please note tryouts start in August a few days prior to the first day of school. Any questions, see Coach Holt. 
Posted by cdoherty  On Jun 15, 2018 at 11:03 AM
  

For any graduating senior or student not returning to South Windsor High School in the fall, there will be two opportunities to return your Chromebook. This Friday from 2:00pm – 3:00pm in the Media Center Seminar Room and Monday from 9:30am – 12:00pm also in the Media Center Seminar Room. You must bring your damage-free, assigned Chromebook, charger, and case with you. Chromebooks must be returned prior to graduation.

Any students, who are fasting for Ramadan may go to the Media Center during their lunch period. Please see someone at the Media Center desk when you arrive.

Student Council is hosting their first annual Flag Football Tournament tomorrow. Sign-ups are during lunch waves. Cost is $10 per person. Teams must be 7-10 players, 3 of which are girls.

The FBLA Basketball 3 on 3 is canceled for this year. We look forward to playing next year!!!

The Travel Club will meet today at 2:05pm in Room 233. Any students interested in international travel should attend this planning meeting for the Spain-Italy trip for April break of next year. If you are interested but cannot attend this planning meeting please see Sra. Ruiz in Room 233.

Athletic News:
-Attention all girls planning to try out for the volleyball team in the fall. There's paperwork outside the Women's PE office door for you to take with information regarding summer play, camps and the tryouts in August. Please note the tryouts will start a few days prior to the first day of school, so plan accordingly. Any questions, see Coach Holt. 
Posted by cdoherty  On Jun 14, 2018 at 9:23 AM
  

Any students, who are fasting for Ramadan may go to the Media Center during their lunch period. Please see someone at the Media Center desk when you arrive.

Summer work for the UCONN ECE Modern Western Traditions will be handed out tomorrow after school in Room 156. Any questions, please see Ms. Battaglio in Room 156.

Future UConn ECE students must enroll in ECE courses prior to June 29. Please note the Classical Mythology course will not appear inside UConn’s database until the fall. For students who missed the application window, but are still interested in enrolling in the ECE program, see Mr. Wry in Guidance.  

If the idea of making a difference in the world excites you, get involved in the Make a Difference Program this summer at the South Windsor Community Center. The group meets August 14 through August 16 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Register at Eventbrite by searching “Make a Difference – South Windsor”. Flyers for this program are hanging in the Career Center.

Today is the last day to sign up for the FBLA Basketball 3 on 3. See Mrs. Barrett ASAP. Money is due today as well. Tournament will be canceled unless you sign up today. Thank you! 

If you are looking for a fun way to explore a career or build your leadership skills this summer, sign up for Manchester Community College’s “Excursions in Learning” program. Flyers with details on the programs and information on how to register are in the Career Center.

Attention anyone enrolled in AP Literature for the 2018-2019 year. Ms. Pieratti has set up a Google Classroom for your summer work. The code is 47bo6p. Be sure to add it as soon as possible to find out more about your summer assignment.

















Posted by mdunia  On Jun 13, 2018 at 8:00 AM
  

The Students of the Month for May have been selected. They were nominated by teachers who recognized academic, social, and civic excellence in the actions and behaviors of these students. The students of the month are:  
Grade 9: Borsha Sarker and Justin Senh 
Grade 10: Valeria Estrada-Corredor and Aicha Ly
Grade 11: Ryan Brown and Haneen Fiazuddin
Grade 12: Emma Luxembourg and Connor Gerrity 
Congratulations to all of these wonderful students!

Also, the high school would like to recognize two students that were inadvertently not recognized at recent awards ceremonies. First, please congratulate Avinash Sreeji for having perfect attendance this year, and secondly, please congratulate Juliet Burdick for her hard work in achieving High Honor Roll. Great work this year.

Attention students: The Media Center will be closed on Tuesday, June 12 from 7:25am -10:30am for the AP Literature Conference. Please plan accordingly. 

AP News:
-All students taking AP Government next year should attend an informational meeting after school on Thursday, June 14 in the Media Center Seminar Room. Any questions please see Mr. D'Amato. 

-Attention all future AP Psychology students. Please come to a mandatory summer work meeting after school tomorrow in the Cafeteria. If you have any questions please see Ms. Caless or Ms. Simcik.

-Any student taking the AP Economics next year should plan to meet on Thursday, June 14 in Room 160 to pick up materials for Summer Work. If you cannot attend please see Mr. Mabey in Room 160. 

-Attention future AP Language and Composition students: please attend a brief meeting this Friday, June 15 at 2:00pm in the cafeteria. We will be going over the summer work requirements during this time. If you cannot attend, please see Ms. Flachsbart or Mrs. McCullough. 

Students, please note: the last day for high school drop in at the Teen Center will be Thursday, June 14. Please plan accordingly.

Just a Reminder - This is your last chance to sign up! The Annual FBLA Basketball 3 on 3 event will be on Thursday, June 14 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm in the gym. The cost is $5 a person. Prizes will be given out to the first, second, and third place teams. Any questions, or for sign up forms - please see Mrs. Barrett in Room 126. See you there.

Attention students: There will be a Travel Club Meeting on Thursday, June 14 at 2:05pm in Room 233. Any students interested in international travel should attend this planning meeting for the Spain-Italy trip for April break of next year. If you are interested but cannot attend this planning meeting please see Sra. Ruiz in Room 233.

Summer work for the UCONN ECE Modern Western Traditions, known formerly as AP European History, will be handed out on Thursday, June 14 after school in Room 156. Any questions, please see Ms. Battaglio in Room 156.

Are you a book worm? Do you love to read? You're certainly not alone. Avid readers of the South Windsor Senior community are eager to connect with South Windsor High School students through literature. They will meet on Monday, June 25 at 10:00am to connect with those students with this common interest and to decide on a book to read and later discuss in July. Anyone who is interested, please join us at our first meeting at the South Windsor Community Center.

Leadership Greater Hartford is currently accepting applications for their Summer Nexus program. Summer Nexus is a seven day leadership program that assembles motivated and energetic high school students for a crash course in leadership development and community involvement. Participants will broaden their horizons by meeting new people and having new experiences. They will gain new skills to expand their resume as well as help them at home, at school and in job hunting. They will meet community leaders and do community service to help the Hartford region. If you are interested in the Summer Nexus program, see Ms. Lane in Room 6 with questions or for an application.

If you are looking for a fun way to explore a career or build your leadership skills this summer, Manchester Community College has options for you. The MCC “Excursions in Learning” program offers a week of leadership, team building and ropes challenges or programs in veterinary science and equine science in July. Flyers with details on the programs and information on how to register are in the Career Center.

Athletic News:
-Girls soccer will have an informational meeting on Thursday in Room 154 to discuss summer opportunities and tryouts in August. If you cannot attend please see Coach Camire. 

-Anyone interested in trying out for the Boys Soccer Teams next fall, please come to a meeting at 3:00pm on Tuesday, June 12 in Room 102. There, you will meet the coaching staff and hear about your summer options and preseason plans.
Posted by cdoherty  On Jun 12, 2018 at 9:10 AM
  

 
AP News:
Attention all students taking AP Statistics or AP Calculus next year: the meeting to go over summer work will not be happening, as there is no summer work. Your AP Math teachers would like you to enjoy your summer and rest your brains so you are ready to work hard when we return to school in August.

Any student taking the AP U.S. History next year should plan to meet today in the back of the Media Center to pick up materials for Summer Work. If you cannot attend please see Mr. Camire in Room 154.

Attention all students taking AP Chemistry next year. There will be a meeting today after school in Room 223. Summer work will be assigned. See Mrs. Powell with any questions.

Attention all future AP Psychology students. Please come to a mandatory summer work meeting after school on Wednesday, June 13 in the Cafeteria. If you have any questions please see Ms. Caless or Ms. Simcik.

Any student taking the AP Economics next year should plan to meet on Thursday, June 14 in Room 160 to pick up materials for Summer Work. If you cannot attend please see Mr. Mabey in Room 160.

Attention future AP Language and Composition students: please attend a brief meeting this Friday, June 15, at 2:00 pm in the cafeteria. We will be going over the summer work requirements during this time. If you cannot attend, please see Ms. Flachsbart or Mrs. McCullough.

Last night the SWHS Alumni Art Exhibition opened at the South Windsor Public Library. Alumni from 1972 up through 2016 are showing ceramics, jewelry, paintings and drawings. Artwork will be on display in the gallery and upper level showcases through June 21 during library hours.

Student Council is hosting their first annual Flag Football Tournament on June 15 at 3:30 pm. Sign-ups are during lunch waves. Cost is $10 per person. Teams must be 7-10 players, 3 of which are girls. Top three in the tournament will receive large prizes. The winning team will receive championship t-shirts. Sign up and get ready to have fun!

If you are looking for a fun way to explore a career or build your leadership skills this summer, Manchester Community College has options for you. The MCC Excursions in Learning program offers a week of leadership, team building and ropes challenges or programs in veterinary science and equine science in July. Flyers with details on the programs and information on how to register are in the Career Center.

For those future UConn ECE students who successfully completed their application, good job, but please remember that you must now use your NetId to enroll in your ECE courses prior to June 29. For students looking to enroll in Classical Mythology, the course will not appear inside UConn’s database until the fall. Also, for students who missed the application window, but are still interested in enrolling in the ECE program, there is an add/drop window in the fall, but that comes with an additional fee. Please contact Mr. Wry in Guidance with any questions.  

The Media Center will be closed on Monday, June 11 after school from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm. Please plan accordingly.

If the idea of making a difference in the world excites you, get involved in the Make a Difference Program this summer at the South Windsor Community Center. Join in 3 nights of giving back to the community. You will participate in fun and cooperative games, learn about a local organization in need and DO SOMETHING to help them. The group meets August 14 through August 16 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. A light dinner is provided each night. Register at Eventbrite by searching “Make a Difference – South Windsor.” Flyers for this program are hanging in the Career Center.

If you are a “techie” looking for a summer internship, the Town of South Windsor’s Information Technology has an opportunity for you. This paid internship requires an individual who can update and install machines, maintain equipment inventory, and create “how to” documents among other tasks. A flier with information on hours, wages and how to apply is hanging in the Career Center.  

Reminder… Honor Roll Assembly certificates are in the Main Office. Stop by to pick up yours if you did not attend the ceremony. They’ll make a great Father’s Day gift!

Athletic News:
Interested in playing Girls' Soccer in the fall? There will be an informational meeting on Thursday in Room 154 to discuss summer opportunities and tryouts in August. If you cannot attend please see Coach Camire.

Posted by mdunia  On Jun 11, 2018 at 7:50 AM
  

Attention all students taking AP Statistics or AP Calculus next year: the meeting to go over summer work will not be happening, as there is no summer work. Your AP Math teachers would like you to enjoy your summer and rest your brains so you are ready to work hard when we return to school in August.

Last night the SWHS Alumni Art Exhibition opened at the South Windsor Public Library. Alumni from 1972 up through 2016 are showing ceramics, jewelry, paintings and drawings. Artwork will be on display in the gallery and upper level showcases through June 21 during library hours.

Attention all future AP Psychology students. Please come to a mandatory summer work meeting after school on Wednesday, June 13 in the Cafeteria. If you have any questions please see Ms. Caless or Ms. Simcik.

The Media Center will be closed on Monday, June 11 after school from 2:30 to 4:00 pm. Please plan accordingly.

Any student taking the AP US History next year should plan to meet on Monday, June 11 in the back of the Media Center to pick up materials for Summer Work. If you cannot attend please see Mr. Camire in Room 154.

If the idea of making a difference in the world excites you, get involved in the Make a Difference Program this summer at the South Windsor Community Center. Join in 3 nights of giving back to the community. You will participate in fun and cooperative games, learn about a local organization in need and DO SOMETHING to help them. The group meets August 14 through August 16 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. A light dinner is provided each night. Register at Eventbrite by searching “Make a Difference – South Windsor”. Flyers for this program are hanging in the Career Center.

Any student taking the AP Economics next year should plan to meet on Thursday, June 14 in Room 160 to pick up materials for Summer Work. If you cannot attend please see Mr. Mabey in Room 160.

Next week is just about the last week to follow up on scholarship opportunities through Naviance, but there is still time. If you are planning to attend MCC or a technical school; if you will enter the fields of Health Education, Physical Education, Dance or Recreation; or if you are a student athlete, there are still scholarships for you. And if you are a minority female pursuing geoscience, there is even a very specific scholarship for you. Check out Naviance or come to the Career Center for help.

If you are a “techie” looking for a summer internship, the Town of South Windsor’s Information Technology has an opportunity for you. This paid internship requires an individual who can update and install machines, maintain equipment inventory, and create “how to” documents among other tasks. A flier with information on hours, wages and how to apply is hanging in the Career Center.  

Leadership Greater Hartford is currently accepting applications for their Summer Nexus program. Summer Nexus is a seven day leadership program that assembles motivated and energetic high school students for a crash course in leadership development and community involvement. Participants will broaden their horizons by meeting new people and having new experiences. They will gain new skills to expand their resume as well as help them at home, at school and in job hunting. They will meet community leaders and do community service to help the Hartford region. If you are interested in the Summer Nexus program, see Ms. Lane in Room 6 with questions or for an application.

Manchester Community College is accepting applications for its Student Scholarship. Applicants must have a current MCC application on file, plan to register for at least 6 credits and have filled out the FAFSA form. Information and an application can be found in Naviance or the Career Center. Applications must be completed by June 15.  

Reminder…Honor Roll Assembly certificates are in the Main Office. Stop by to pick up yours if you did not attend the ceremony. They’ll make a great Father’s Day gift!

United Bank South Windsor High School branch is hiring. We are seeking a motivated student who is interested in working in a banking environment. This position will equip you with cash handling skills, customer service, sales, and allow you to work in an environment with professionals who are growing their career in banking. If you would like to learn more, please reach out to Jen Schevola at jschevola@bankunited.com. Application deadline is June 11.

Athletic News:
All spring athletes should clean out their lockers and remove personal belongings from their respective team rooms by the close of school this Friday. 
Posted by cdoherty  On Jun 08, 2018 at 9:07 AM
  
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