SWHS Daily Announcements


Recent Posts
1  2  3  4  5  6  7 

Graduation Cap & Gown measurements:  This year we will be asking seniors to report their height and weight to University Cap and Gown online. A link will be posted on the Class of 2018 website and on the 2018 Google Classroom page. The link will be open from December 11 to December 22. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Mazzonna (smazzonna@swindsor.k12.ct.us) or Ms. Andrews (kandrews@swindsor.k12.ct.us). 

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Hartford Alumnae Chapter has opened the application process for its 2018 scholarships.  Awards are available for female, African-American students with at least a 3.0 GPA and involvement in community service.  Information on the scholarship, including a link to the application, can be found in Naviance. The scholarship deadline is February 28. Please see Mrs. Carty if you need assistance.

This year, our school’s National Honor Society is expanding its tutoring program to cover all subjects and to span the whole school year. If you are looking to receive extra help from one of your peers in NHS for free, please email southwindsorhighschoolnhs@gmail.com.

Hey foodies! This holiday season, give the gift everyone loves--homemade food! Our December Cooking Club menu features comfort food and cookies so there's something for everyone! Reserve your spot today by bringing $5 to Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz by THIS Wednesday, December 13.  We cannot accept late dues; please see us with questions.  We will be cooking Wednesday, December 20 in Room 105.  
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 12, 2017 at 8:52 AM
  

Attention students who are going on the fashion field trip to the Museum at FIT: There will be a mandatory meeting after school on Wednesday, December 13 after school for about 30 minutes in Room 121. Please see Mrs. Ziff if it is impossible for you to attend. 


Hey foodies! This holiday season, give the gift everyone loves--homemade food! Our December Cooking Club menu features comfort food and cookies so there's something for everyone! Reserve your spot today by bringing $5 to Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz by THIS Wednesday, December 13. We cannot accept late dues; please see us with questions. We will be cooking Wednesday, December 20 in Room 105.  

The Anti-bullying Club will meet today at 2:00pm in Room 131. Please check the remind app for more information. All are welcome!

Ever wondered what is inside of a computer? Come to the Seminar Room after school next Wednesday, December 13 and find out! We will be taking apart and assembling some old computers. Everyone is welcome!

Mind's Eye will host a winter wonderland coffeehouse in the library this coming Wednesday, December 13, at 6:00pm. Come and perform your music, writing, comedy, or any other talent at our open mic, or just come for the treats and to support your friends! All are welcome!
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 11, 2017 at 9:29 AM
  
 
Seniors who ordered gift cards can pick them up during homeroom today, Monday, or Tuesday in the Math office (Room 258).
 
Yoga Club will meet on Monday at 2:15pm in the Chorus Room to practice yoga.You do not need to be a club member to try yoga with us. All experience levels are welcome! Bring a friend and give it a try. For more information contact Ms. Lane.
 
Mind's Eye will host a winter wonderland coffeehouse in the library this coming Wednesday, December 13, at 6:00pm. Come and perform your music, writing, comedy, or any other talent at our open mic, or just come for the treats and to support your friends! All are welcome!
 
The 2nd Session of the Jump Start Tutoring Program starts in January. Do you have 2 hours a week available to volunteer and give back to your community? If yes, then join us on Thursday afternoons at TEMS. You will be matched with a middle school student and you will assist them with their homework, studying for exams and working on projects. Transportation is provided. Applications are now available in the High School Counseling Office and are due back by 12/15.
 
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 08, 2017 at 9:23 AM
  

Ever wondered what is inside of a computer? Come to the Seminar Room after school next Wednesday, December 13 and find out! We will be taking apart and assembling some old computers. Everyone is welcome!

Attention Interact Club members: Reminder there is a meeting today in the Seminar Room at 2:05pm. We hope to see you there! If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Howard in Room 134.

The Anti-bullying Club will be having their next meeting on Monday, December 11 at 2:00pm in Room 131. Please check the remind app for more information. All are welcome!

The Teen Center will host local organization “Welcome 2 Reality” during high school drop in hours after school today.  Stop in at 2:30pm to hear their informative presentation on the impact of social media on youth.  This presentation is free and sponsored by the Teen Center Youth Council. Please note this is the main activity at the teen center on Thursday -in place of the regular drop in.  Please plan accordingly.  

Skiers and Boarders…permission slips and payment for the Jay Peak trip are due tomorrow!  Turn them in to Ms. Andrews in Room 234C or Mrs. Lynch in Room 254. 
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 07, 2017 at 9:09 AM
  

This year, our school’s National Honor Society is expanding its tutoring program to cover all subjects and to span the whole school year. If you are looking to receive extra help from one of your peers in NHS for free, please email southwindsorhighschoolnhs@gmail.com. 

The 2nd Session of the Jump Start Tutoring Program starts in January. Do you have 2 hours a week available to volunteer and give back to your community? If yes, then join us on Thursday afternoons at TEMS. You will be matched with a middle school student and you will assist them with their homework, studying for exams and working on projects. Transportation is provided. Applications are now available in the High School Counseling Office and are due back by 12/15.

The ASVAB exam signups end TODAY in the School Counseling Office. The test is tomorrow. See Dr. LaRochelle if you have questions.

Athletic News:
-All students interested in trying out for the baseball team should attend an informational meeting after school Tuesday, December 12 in Room 161.  Any questions, please see Mr. D'Amato. 
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 07, 2017 at 9:03 AM
  

This year, our school’s National Honor Society is expanding its tutoring program to cover all subjects and to span the whole school year. If you are looking to receive extra help from one of your peers in NHS for free, please email southwindsorhighschoolnhs@gmail.com.

The 2nd Session of the Jump Start Tutoring Program starts in January. Do you have 2 hours a week available to volunteer and give back to your community? If yes, then join us on Thursday afternoons at TEMS. You will be matched with a middle school student and you will assist them with their homework, studying for exams and working on projects. Transportation is provided. Applications are now available in the High School Counseling Office and are due back by 12/15.

The ASVAB exam signups end TODAY in the School Counseling Office. The test is tomorrow. See Dr. LaRochelle if you have questions.

Athletic News:
All students interested in trying out for the baseball team should attend an informational meeting after school Tuesday, December 12 in Room 161. Any questions, please see Mr. D'Amato. 

Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 06, 2017 at 1:13 PM
  
Attention Skiers and Boarders: The permission slip and payment for the Jay Peak trip is due by Friday, Dec. 8 and can be turned into Ms. Andrews in Room 234C or Mrs. Lynch in Room 254. Spots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. 

All students interested in trying out for the baseball team should attend an informational meeting after school Tuesday, December 12 in Room 161.  Any questions, please see Mr. D'Amato.

A reminder to any students interested in the United States Navy, there will be a representative in the Career Center today at 11:00am. Tomorrow morning a representative from Hartford Job Corps will be on hand to discuss opportunities with students. The Job Corps provides career training and education at no cost to you and can assist with housing and job placement along the way. A representative from Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts will also be here on Wednesday. All visits are listed in Naviance.

Attention Interact Club members: Reminder, this Thursday is our December meeting at 2:05 in the Seminar Room. We hope to see you there! If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Howard in room 134.

The Strategy Club will not meet this week, but there will be meetings on December 13 and 20.  New members are always welcome.  See you next week!

The ASVAB exam signups end tomorrow in the School Counseling Office. The test is on Thursday.  See Dr. LaRochelle if you have questions.
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 05, 2017 at 9:06 AM
  
The ASVAB exam will be given this Thursday morning. You may sign up through WEDNESDAY in the School Counseling Office. See Dr. LaRochelle if you have questions.

If you are a student that isn’t sure about enrolling in a 4 year college or traditional liberal arts program, you may want to check out the Career Center this week. We will host representatives from a variety of post high school opportunities. Please check Naviance for visit times for the United States Navy, Hartford Job Corps, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Universal Technical Institute. 

Yoga Club meets today at 2:15pm in the Chorus Room. You do not need to be a club member to try yoga with us. Bring a friend and give it a try. For more information contact Ms. Lane.

The Vegan/Vegetarian Club meets today after school in Room 256.  

The Science Fiction/Fantasy Club meets today after school in Room 127.  Join us for snacks while we watch and discuss In Time.  New members are welcome!
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 04, 2017 at 9:54 AM
  
Please note…Monday is a regular start day.  Classes begin promptly at 7:25am!
 
The student fan bus for the SWHS state tournament semifinal football game on Sunday 12/3 at Greenwich is available on a first come, first served basis today. Students should stop by the Main Office with completed permission slip and $15 bus/ticket fee to check availability.
 
Sign-ups for the ASVAB test (which will be offered here Thurs., Dec. 7) are in School Counseling. If you have questions, please see Dr. LaRochelle.
 
Yoga Club will meet on Monday at 2:15pm in the Chorus Room to practice yoga. You do not need to be a club member to try yoga with us. All experience levels are welcome! Bring a friend and give it a try. For more information contact Ms. Lane.
 
A representative from the United States Navy will be in the Career Center on Tuesday, December 5 at 11:00am. Please sign up in Naviance if you are interested in learning more.
 
Scholarship season is underway! Seniors looking for ways to help pay for college can start taking advantage of scholarship opportunities. Applications for the Big Y scholarship are still available in the Career Center. The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has numerous scholarships listed on its website that are now accepting applications (some with January deadlines). Visit www.hfpg.org/scolarships to explore their programs. Naviance also has a thorough listing of scholarships that will start to be updated regularly. Please see Mrs. Carty if you have questions about how to use this as a resource.
 
If you are a senior with a 3.0 average or a composite score of 22 on the ACT, you can apply to be an ACT College & Career Readiness Student Champion. This one-time $500 scholarship is awarded to one student per state. Preference is given to underrepresented or first-generation college students and those who have overcome challenges and can articulate their education and career actions. Information can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions.
 
Not doing a winter sport? Try out for the spring play this Monday and Tuesday, December 4 and 5, from 2:00pm – 4:00pm in Mrs. White's room, Room 144.
 
The first meeting for the Vegan/Vegetarian Club has been rescheduled! Please join us Mon., Dec. 4 in Room 256.  
 
The Science Fiction/Fantasy Club will meet Monday in Room 127. Join us for snacks while we watch and discuss In Time. New members are welcome!
 
Reminder… yearbook photo for the Italian Club will be taken before school at 7:20am Monday morning in the upper pendulum area. Also, remember to sign up using Google classroom to bring in something to share if you are attending the Holiday Celebration. All are welcome, so come join us!  See Mrs. Zaccardelli in Room 226 with any questions. 
 
Athletic News:
-Boys’ basketball tryouts for freshman only will be tomorrow Saturday 12/2 in the SWHS Main Gym from 10:00am -12:00pm.

-Basketball tryouts for sophomore, junior and senior boys will also take place tomorrow from 12:30pm-3:00pm in the main gym.
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 01, 2017 at 9:10 AM
  
Please note…Monday is a regular start day. Classes begin promptly at 7:25am!

There will be a student fan bus for the SWHS state tournament semifinal football game on Sunday 12/3 at Greenwich. There is a $15 charge, which includes the bus and game ticket for admission. Any interested students should sign-up in the Main Office and pay the $15 at the time of sign-up.

SADD would like to thank South Windsor Nation for their generosity during our Sock Drive. With your help we were able to donate over 200 pairs of socks.

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test, known as the ASVAB, will be offered here Thursday, December 7. Signups are in School Counseling. If you have questions, please see Dr. LaRochelle.

Got the acting bug? Come try out for the spring play this Monday and Tuesday, December 4 and 5, from 2:00pm – 4:00pm in Mrs. White's room, Room 144.

The Italian Club will take a club picture for the yearbook Monday, December 4 before school at 7:20am in the upper pendulum area. Be there if you want to be included in the picture! We will also have our Holiday Celebration right after school Monday in the Seminar Room. Go to our Google classroom to sign up to bring in something to share. We have games and other activities planned. All are welcome so come join us! See Mrs. Zaccardelli in Room 226 with any questions. 

This year, our school’s National Honor Society is expanding its tutoring program to cover all subjects and to span the whole school year. If you are looking to receive extra help from one of your peers in NHS for free, please email southwindsorhighschoolnhs@gmail.com 
Posted by cdoherty  On Nov 30, 2017 at 9:01 AM
  
1  2  3  4  5  6  7