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If you have medication at school, gym locker items at school, a school-issued instrument, or AP materials, you need to make an appointment to come to school and pick up or drop off those items. Please read the most recent school communication for instructions to make an appointment with Mrs. Schworm.
 
All other items such as academic locker contents, textbooks, and yearbooks, will be dropped off and picked up starting on June 10th, for seniors and June 12th for underclassmen. Please read the most recent school communication to see when your assigned drop off and pick up time will be.

Attention students taking ECE Environmental Science or ECE Marine Science next year. There is NO summer work, other than spending as much time outdoors as possible. If you have further questions, please email Mrs. Field.

If you have not bought your yearbook yet, they are on sale for 2 more weeks. The final day to get a yearbook is Friday, June 5th. We have frozen the price at $75. You can get yours now by going to the South Windsor High School page, clicking under the “For Students” tab where you’ll find the Yearbook section with a link to purchase your book. If you have any questions, feel free to email us at swhsyearbook@swindsor.k12.ct.us

In response to our transition to distance learning, SWHS School Counseling has created a blog where you can find updated COVID-19 related policies sent to us from CollegeBoard, local universities, military branches, various employers, etc.  We will also include helpful SWHS student information and announcements. Find the link on the School Counseling page of the SWHS website. Even better - you can subscribe to the blog with your e-mail address to be notified when new content is posted!

The National Honor Society is offering free online tutoring for any subject via Google Meet. To fill out a request, go to the NHS Website located on the Clubs & Activities page and complete the Google form. Parent permission is required.

If you're looking for a good book to read or listen to, don't forget to check out the Library Media Center's webpage. All students and staff have 24/7 access to hundreds of ebooks and audiobooks. Email Mrs. McCool if you have any specific requests.

Posted by cdoherty  On May 29, 2020 at 9:13 AM
  

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If you have not bought your yearbook yet, they are on sale for 2 more weeks. The final day to get a yearbook is Friday, June 5th. We have frozen the price at $75. You can get yours now by going to the South Windsor High School page, clicking under the “For Students” tab where you’ll find the Yearbook section with a link to purchase your book. If  you have any questions, feel free to email us at swhsyearbook@swindsor.k12.ct.us

In response to our transition to distance learning, SWHS School Counseling has created a blog where you can find updated COVID-19 related policies sent to us from CollegeBoard, local universities, military branches, various employers, etc.  We will also include helpful SWHS student information and announcements. Find the link on the School Counseling page of the SWHS website. Even better - you can subscribe to the blog with your e-mail address to be notified when new content is posted!

The National Honor Society is offering free online tutoring for any subject via Google Meet. To fill out a request, go to the NHS Website located on the Clubs & Activities page and complete the Google form. Parent permission is required.

If you're looking for a good book to read or listen to, don't forget to check out the Library Media Center's webpage. All students and staff have 24/7 access to hundreds of ebooks and audiobooks. Email Mrs. McCool if you have any specific requests.

Senior Sign Delivery: On Friday the 29th senior class advisors will be delivering senior signs to your home. Delivery will start at 12:30, so keep your eyes out and you may see one of your favorite teachers pull up in a sweet ride!

Posted by cdoherty  On May 27, 2020 at 9:26 AM
  
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Seniors: Don’t forget that cap and gown pick up starts on Tuesday and goes until Thursday. Please check Mr. Rizzuto’s letter to seniors to see what time you are assigned to. This letter can be found on the SWHS website on our new Class of 2020 page! There will be a professional photographer there to take your picture so make sure to look your best!

Pass/No Pass: If you are considering taking the pass/no pass option for Quarter 4 please make sure you read Mr. Rizzuto’s letter to families that went out on Thursday, May 21st.

If you have not bought your yearbook yet, they are on sale for 2 more weeks. The final day to get a yearbook is Friday, June 5th. We have frozen the price at $75. You can get yours now by going to the South Windsor High School page, clicking under the “For Students” tab where you’ll find the Yearbook section with a link to purchase your book. If you have any questions, feel free to email us at swhsyearbook@swindsor.k12.ct.us

In response to our transition to distance learning, SWHS School Counseling has created a blog where you can find updated COVID-19 related policies sent to us from CollegeBoard, local universities, military branches, various employers, etc.  We will also include helpful SWHS student information and announcements.  Find the link on the School Counseling page of the SWHS website. Even better - you can subscribe to the blog with your e-mail address to be notified when new content is posted!

The National Honor Society is offering free online tutoring for any subject via Google Meet. To fill out a request, go to the NHS Website located on the Clubs & Activities page and complete the Google form. Parent permission is required.
Posted by cdoherty  On May 22, 2020 at 9:30 AM
  
CLICK HERE to view today's Daily Announcements.

In response to our transition to distance learning, SWHS School Counseling has created a blog where you can find updated COVID-19 related policies sent to us from CollegeBoard, local universities, military branches, various employers, etc. We will also include helpful SWHS student information and announcements. Find the link on the School Counseling page of the SWHS website. Even better - you can subscribe to the blog with your e-mail address to be notified when new content is posted!

If you're looking for a good book to read or listen to, don't forget to check out the Library Media Center's webpage. All students and staff have 24/7 access to hundreds of ebooks and audiobooks. Email Mrs. McCool if you have any specific requests.

The National Honor Society is offering free online tutoring for any subject via Google Meet. To fill out a request, go to the NHS Website located on the Clubs & Activities page and complete the Google form. Parent permission is required.

Posted by cdoherty  On May 20, 2020 at 9:07 AM
  

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Hi Bobcats! Make sure to send pictures to BPO and Student Council via social media to show your school spirit from home! Also send any pics to Mrs. McCool.

In response to our transition to distance learning, SWHS School Counseling has created a blog where you can find updated COVID-19 related policies sent to us from CollegeBoard, local universities, military branches, various employers, etc.  We will also include helpful SWHS student information and announcements. Find the link on the School Counseling page of the SWHS website. Even better - you can subscribe to the blog with your e-mail address to be notified when new content is posted!

If you're looking for a good book to read or listen to, don't forget to check out the Library Media Center's webpage. All students and staff have 24/7 access to hundreds of ebooks and audiobooks. Email Mrs. McCool if you have any specific requests.

The National Honor Society is offering free online tutoring for any subject via Google Meet. To fill out a request, go to the NHS Website located on the Clubs & Activities page and complete the Google form. Parent permission is required.

Seniors - be sure to check out Naviance or the School Counseling blog at swhscounseling@blogspot.com for the latest on scholarships. There are a few due today, including the William L. Perry Scholarship, given only to South Windsor High School seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence and strong leadership. Also, there is a brand new scholarship in memory of a SWPD officer for a graduating senior pursuing a career in law enforcement, criminal justice, drone technology or photography. Read about these on the blog and find all scholarships in Naviance.

Posted by cdoherty  On May 15, 2020 at 9:34 AM
  
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Posted by cdoherty  On May 13, 2020 at 9:30 AM
  
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Posted by cdoherty  On May 13, 2020 at 9:15 AM
  
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Posted by cdoherty  On May 08, 2020 at 9:04 AM
  

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
  
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