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Student Council is collecting canned goods to donate to a nearby food pantry at the SW vs. East Catholic JV and Varsity basketball games on Friday, January 24th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. If attending and coming to support SW in an exciting game, please bring in cans for donation to receive a discounted admission ticket. For adults and general public, please bring 2 cans to receive a $3 admission into the game. For students, please bring 2 cans to receive $1 admission into the game. 

The Lost and Found Table that is in the office hallway will only be there until the end of school day on Monday, January 27th. Please check it if you are missing a coat, water bottle or any other item.

Any students who missed the fall registration window to receive MCC credit for their College Career Pathways classes at South Windsor High School have a second chance to create a Banner ID. MCC’s registration portal has now re-opened for a limited time until Tuesday, February 7th. This will be your LAST chance to establish an MCC Banner ID, which is required in order to earn college credits for any MCC articulated classes you take this year and in the future. If you need another step-by-step guide for registration, please see Mr. Leon or Mrs. Carty in School Counseling.

On Wednesday, January 29th, Ms. Liane Smith from the South Windsor Teen Center will have a table in the lunchroom to publicize the Teen Center and upcoming events. Please stop by to say hello. There will be a free raffle.

Athletic News:

There will be a meeting for all returning and new players interested in playing baseball this season on Wednesday, January 29th after school in room 161. If there are any questions, please see or email Mr. D'Amato.
Posted by cdoherty  at 9:50 AM
  

Important announcement about midterm exams: Students who use bus transportation to get to and from school are not allowed to leave school when they do not have an exam. Students waiting for an exam to start or for buses to arrive must stay in the cafeteria. On Thursday, January 23rd and Friday, January 24th exam make-up sessions will be held during the second exam period. There will be a bus that departs school at 9:25 a.m. and a late bus that departs school at 11:25 a.m. on make-up days.

The Bobcat Bowling Club is getting ready to roll for Session 2. Permission slips are available in room 168 and are due by Tuesday, January 21st. If you have any questions please see Mr. Gray in room 168.

Attention Bobcat Nation: This year the Town of South Windsor will be celebrating its 175th anniversary. In honor of this milestone, the town’s Anniversary Committee is sponsoring a logo design contest. Show your creativity and pride by submitting your own original design to be considered by the committee. For details, please stop by the main office for a flyer and official rules for the contest.
Posted by cdoherty  On Jan 21, 2020 at 8:44 AM
  

Important announcement about midterm exams: Students who use bus transportation to get to and from school are not allowed to leave school when they do not have an exam. Students waiting for an exam to start or for buses to arrive must stay in the cafeteria. On Thursday, January 23rd and Friday, January 24th exam make-up sessions will be held during the second exam period. There will be a bus that departs school at 9:25 a.m. and a late bus that departs school at 11:25 a.m. on make-up days.

The South Windsor for the Kids Dodgeball Tournament is Friday, January 31st from 8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Team captains can pick up the required packets in the main office. Cost is $10 per player. South Windsor for the Kids will be collecting money and team packets the week of January 27th. For more information please visit the twitter account @swdodgeball20.  

The Bobcat Bowling Club is getting ready to roll for Session 2. Permission slips are available in room 168 and are due by Tuesday, January 21st. If you have any questions please see Mr. Gray in room 168.

Any students who missed the fall registration window to receive MCC credit for their College Career Pathways classes at South Windsor High School have a second chance to create a Banner ID. MCC’s registration portal has now re-opened for a limited time until February 7th. This will be your last chance to establish an MCC Banner ID, which is required in order to earn college credits for any MCC articulated classes you take this year and in the future. If you need another step-by-step guide for registration, please see Mr. Leon or Mrs. Carty in School Counseling.
Posted by cdoherty  On Jan 17, 2020 at 9:15 AM
  

Anyone in the Bobcat Bowling Club should report to the lobby during home room TODAY, Thursday, January 16th for a yearbook photo. If you have any questions see Mr. Gray in room 168.

Need help studying for exams? The National Honor Society is holding a review session after school in the Cafeteria TODAY, Thursday, January 16th. Snacks will be provided.

Important announcement about midterm exams: Students who use bus transportation to get to and from school are not allowed to leave school when they do not have an exam. Students waiting for an exam to start or for buses to arrive must stay in the Cafeteria. On Thursday, January 23rd and Friday, January 24th exam make-up sessions will be held during the second exam period. There will be a bus that departs school at 9:25 a.m. and a late bus that departs school at 11:25 a.m. on make-up days.

The Cafeteria will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for breakfast service during exams. Please plan accordingly.

Art Club will have a meeting after school Thursday, January 16th until 3:45 p.m. in Room 7. Bring a friend and come down to create some master pieces. 

Seniors: Please remind your parents that Congratulatory Ads must be submitted by Friday, January 31st. Please see the Yearbook tab on the SWHS webpage for directions and more information.

Any Senior who is planning to participate in graduation, needs to sign up for their cap and gown by Friday, January 17th. The link to do so can be found on the Class of 2020 Google classroom page or go to this link: buildagrad.com/swindsor. Any questions please see Ms. Andrews or Mrs. Mazzonna.

The South Windsor for the Kids Dodgeball Tournament is Friday, January 31st from 8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Team captains can pick up the required packets in the main office. Cost: $10 per player. South Windsor for the Kids will be collecting money and team packets the week of January 27th. For more information please visit the twitter account @swdodgeball20.  

The Bobcat Bowling Club is getting ready to roll for Session 2. Permission slips are available in room 168 and are due by Tuesday, January 21st. If you have any questions please see Mr. Gray in room 168.

Any students who missed the fall registration window to receive MCC credit for their College Career Pathways classes at South Windsor High School have a second chance to create a Banner ID. MCC’s registration portal has now re-opened for a limited time until February 20th. This will be your last chance to establish an MCC Banner ID, which is required in order to earn college credits for any MCC articulated classes you take this year and in the future. If you need another step-by-step guide for registration, please see Mr. Leon or Mrs. Carty in School Counseling.

Attention Bobcat Nation: This year the Town of South Windsor will be celebrating its 175th anniversary. In honor of this milestone, the town’s Anniversary Committee is sponsoring a logo design contest. Show your creativity and pride by submitting your own original design to be considered by the committee. For details, please stop by the main office for a flyer and official rules for the contest.
Posted by cdoherty  On Jan 16, 2020 at 8:53 AM
  

Mrs. Barrett's Marketing classes won the Chapter Campaign award for DECA. Chapters that earn the chapter campaigns receive a pennant, flag and plaque, and are eligible to register up to two DECA members to participate in the THRIVE Academy at this year’s International Career Development Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Congratulations all around! 

Anyone in the Bobcat Bowling Club should report to the lobby during home room on Thursday, January 16th for a yearbook photo. If you have any questions see Mr. Gray in room 168.

This Thursday during lunch, Healers with Halos Therapy Dogs will be in the back of the Media Center to provide a little stress relief before midterms start on Friday. Come stop by and say hi to Jack, the white collie and Reilly, the golden retriever and their handlers.

Need help studying for exams? The National Honor Society is holding a review session after school in the Cafeteria on Thursday, January 16th. Snacks will be provided.

Art Club will have a meeting after school Thursday, January 16th until 3:45 p.m. in Room 7. Bring a friend and come down to create some master pieces. 

Important announcement about midterm exams: Students who use bus transportation to get to and from school are not allowed to leave school when they do not have an exam. Students waiting for an exam to start or for buses to arrive must stay in the cafeteria. On Thursday the 23rd and Friday the 24th exam make-up sessions will be held during the second exam period. There will be a bus that departs school at 9:25 am and a late bus that departs school at 11:25 am on make-up days.

The Cafeteria will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for breakfast service during exams. Please plan accordingly.

The Boys’ Basketball program will hold a fundraiser at a Mexican grill on 48 Hale Road on Sunday, January 19th from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Just tell the cashier that you are there for boys’ basketball and remember that online orders do not count. You must order in the restaurant. See you on Sunday night.

Students: It's time to purchase your yearbook! The price is $70 until February 21st. The price will continue to increase through the spring so buy it now! Go to the Yearbook tab on the webpage to place your order. Remember ALL students are featured in the yearbook – it’s not just for seniors.

The South Windsor for the Kids Dodgeball Tournament is Friday, January 31st from 8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Team captains can pick up the required packets in the main office. Cost will be $10 per player. South Windsor for the Kids will be collecting money and team packets the week of January 27th. For more information please visit the twitter account @swdodgeball20.  

Any students who missed the fall registration window to receive MCC credit for their College Career Pathways classes at South Windsor High School have a second chance to create a Banner ID. MCC’s registration portal has now re-opened for a limited time until February 20th. This will be your last chance to establish an MCC Banner ID, which is required in order to earn college credits for any MCC articulated classes you take this year and in the future. If you need another step-by-step guide for registration, please see Mr. Leon or Mrs. Carty in School Counseling.

Attention Bobcat Nation: This year the Town of South Windsor will be celebrating its 175th anniversary. In honor of this milestone, the town’s Anniversary Committee is sponsoring a logo design contest. Show your creativity and pride by submitting your own original design to be considered by the committee. For details, please stop by the main office for a flyer and official rules for the contest.

In connection with the Memorial Day commemoration activities to be held on Monday, May 25th, the South Windsor Patriotic Commission is pleased to announce its annual essay contest. Students in grades 9-12 can submit an essay (500 words or less) on the topic of “An American patriot who inspires me and why.” All entries must be received by the Patriotic Commission no later than Friday, February 28th. The entry form and additional details are available in the SWHS main office, in the Career Center and in your Social Studies classes.
Posted by cdoherty  On Jan 15, 2020 at 8:46 AM
  

This Thursday during lunch, Healers with Halos Therapy Dogs will be in the back of the Media Center to provide a little stress relief before midterms start on Friday. Come stop by and say hi to Jack, the white collie and Reilly, the golden retriever and their handlers.

Anyone in the Bobcat Bowling Club should report to the lobby during home room on Thursday, January 16th for a yearbook photo. If you have any questions see Mr. Gray in room 168.

Need help studying for exams? The National Honor Society is holding a review session after school in the Cafeteria on Thursday, January 16th. Snacks will be provided.

The Cafeteria will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for breakfast service during exams. Please plan accordingly.

Important announcement about midterm exams: Students who use bus transportation to get to and from school are not allowed to leave school when they do not have an exam. Students waiting for an exam to start, or for buses to arrive, must stay in the Cafeteria. On Thursday the 23rd and Friday the 24th exam make-up sessions will be held during the second exam period. There will be a bus that departs school at 9:25 a.m. and a late bus that departs school at 11:25 a.m. on make-up days.

The South Windsor for the Kids Dodgeball Tournament is Friday, January 31st from 8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Team captains can pick up the required packets in the main office. Cost will be $10 per player. South Windsor for the Kids will be collecting money and team packets the week of January 27th. For more information please visit the twitter account @swdodgeball20.  

Seniors: Please remind your parents that Congratulatory Ads must be submitted by Friday, January 31st. Please see the Yearbook tab on the SWHS webpage for directions and more information.

Students: It's time to purchase your yearbook! The price is $70 until February 21st. The price will continue to increase through the spring so buy it now! Go to the Yearbook tab on the webpage to place your order. Remember ALL students are featured in the yearbook – it’s not just for seniors.

Any students who missed the fall registration window to receive MCC credit for their College Career Pathways classes at South Windsor High School have a second chance to create a Banner ID. MCC’s registration portal has now re-opened for a limited time until February 20th. This will be your last chance to establish an MCC Banner ID, which is required in order to earn college credits for any MCC articulated classes you take this year and in the future. If you need another step-by-step guide for registration, please see Mr. Leon or Mrs. Carty in School Counseling.

The Bobcat Bowling Club is getting ready to roll for Session 2. Permission slips are available in room 168 and are due by Tuesday, January 21st. If you have any questions please see Mr. Gray in room 168.

Are you a sophomore thinking about what to take for English next year? You have options! Consider taking Professional Writing and Speaking in the spring. It'll improve your writing skills and give you confidence as a public speaker in high school, college, and beyond.

Attention Bobcat Nation: This year the Town of South Windsor will be celebrating its 175th anniversary. In honor of this milestone, the town’s Anniversary Committee is sponsoring a logo design contest. Show your creativity and pride by submitting your own original design to be considered by the committee. For details, please stop by the main office for a flyer and official rules for the contest.
Posted by cdoherty  On Jan 14, 2020 at 8:57 AM
  

Need help studying for exams? The National Honor Society is holding exam review sessions after school in the Cafeteria from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. TODAY, Monday, January 13th and Thursday, January 16th. Snacks will be provided.

Students: It's time to purchase your yearbook! The price is $70 until February 21st. The price will continue to increase through the spring so buy it now! Go to the Yearbook tab on the webpage to place your order. Remember ALL students are featured in the yearbook – it’s not just for seniors!

The Science Fiction/Fantasy Club will hold its next meeting TODAY, Monday, January 13th after school in room 127. Join us to watch and discuss A Quiet Place. 

Any students who missed the fall registration window to receive MCC credit for their College Career Pathways classes at South Windsor High School have a second chance to create a Banner ID. MCC’s registration portal has now re-opened for a limited time until February 20th. This will be your last chance to establish an MCC Banner ID, which is required in order to earn college credits for any MCC articulated classes you take this year and in the future. If you need another step-by-step guide for registration, please see Mr. Leon or Mrs. Carty in School Counseling.

This Thursday during lunch, Healers with Halos Therapy Dogs will be in the back of the Media Center to provide a little stress relief before midterms start on Friday. Come stop by and say hi to Jack, the white collie and Reilly, the golden retriever and their handlers.

The Cafeteria will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for breakfast service during exams. Please plan accordingly.

Are you a sophomore thinking about what to take for English next year? You have options! Consider taking Professional Writing and Speaking in the spring. It'll improve your writing skills and give you confidence as a public speaker in high school, college, and beyond.
Posted by cdoherty  On Jan 13, 2020 at 8:57 AM
  

Seniors: A friendly reminder that the January Capstone presentation waves are right around the corner. Please check in with your adviser, sign up to present using the Google Form located on the Capstone webpage, and complete your written work by TODAY! Any senior who does not present their Capstone on Thursday, January 23rd or Friday, January 24th will have a change made to their second semester schedules. These changes may include loss of lockout and being placed in a structured study hall. If you have any questions or concerns please see Ms. Walsh in room 158 or Mr. Richards in room 163.

The Freshman Class of 2023 will be having a fundraiser at a local bakery and coffee shop on Hemlock Avenue. Please join us from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. TODAY, Friday, January 10th.

The Bobcat Bowling Club is getting ready to roll for Session 2. Permission slips are available in room 168 and are due by Tuesday, January 21st. If you have any questions please see Mr. Gray in room 168.

South Windsor For The Kids is selling club shirts during all lunch waves. The shirts are $15 and includes the entrance for the dance marathon. For everyone attending the dance, you must buy a shirt. Order forms are on our classroom: v03ocy1 and will be up during lunch. We will also be selling Pura Vida bracelets for $6 during the week.

If you are planning on participating in the South Windsor for the Kids Dodgeball Tournament, make sure that a representative from your team picks up a captain's packet during lunch waves.

Need help studying for exams? The National Honor Society is holding exam review sessions after school in the cafeteria from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 13th and Thursday, January 16th. Snacks will be provided.

Students: It's time to purchase your yearbook! The price is $70 until February 21st. The price will continue to increase through the spring so buy it now! Go to the Yearbook tab on the webpage to place your order. Remember ALL students are featured in the yearbook – it’s not just for seniors!

Seniors: Please remind your parents that Congratulatory Ads must be submitted by Friday, January 31st. Please see the Yearbook tab on the SWHS webpage for directions and more information.

Any students who missed the fall registration window to receive MCC credit for their College Career Pathways classes at SWHS have a second chance to create a Banner ID. MCC’s registration portal has now re-opened for a limited time until February 20th. This will be your last chance to establish an MCC Banner ID, which is required in order to earn college credits for any MCC articulated classes you take this year and in the future. If you need another step-by-step guide for registration, please see Mr. Leon or Mrs. Carty in School Counseling.

If you are considering Emmanuel College, come to the Career Center and meet with a current student who can answer your questions and tell you about attending the college. Mary Kate Harper is a South Windsor High School graduate who is now a senior at Emmanuel, and she will be here Monday, January 13th at 10:00 a.m. hoping to share her experiences with anyone interested in hearing a student perspective.

Are you a sophomore thinking about what to take for English next year? You have options! Consider taking Professional Writing and Speaking in the spring. It'll improve your writing skills and give you confidence as a public speaker in high school, college, and beyond.

In connection with the Memorial Day commemoration activities to be held on Monday, May 25th, the South Windsor Patriotic Commission is pleased to announce its annual essay contest. Students in grades 9-12 can submit an essay (500 words or less) on the topic of “An American patriot who inspires me and why.” All entries must be received by the Patriotic Commission no later than Friday, February 28, 2020. The entry form and additional details are available in the SWHS main office, in the Career Center and in your Social Studies classes.
Posted by cdoherty  On Jan 10, 2020 at 8:49 AM
  

Seniors: A friendly reminder that the January Capstone presentation waves are right around the corner. Please check in with your adviser, sign up to present using the Google Form located on the Capstone webpage, and complete your written work by TOMORROW, Friday, January 10th. Any senior who does not present their Capstone on Thursday, January 23rd or Friday, January 24th will have a change made to their second semester schedules. These changes may include loss of lockout and being placed in a structured study hall. If you have any questions or concerns please see Ms. Walsh in room 158 or Mr. Richards in room 163.

Interested in raising money for the American Cancer Society? The Relay for Life Club will hold an information session after school TODAY, Thursday, January 9th in room 143. Please see Mrs. Frasier with any questions. All are welcome.

The Strategy Club will meet after school TODAY, Thursday, January 9th in room 7. We will try again this week to take a yearbook photo.

FCCLA members: Our meeting will be held TODAY, January 9th instead of January 16th. The FCCLA Representative for CT is coming to answer any questions you have about the March 6th competitions. Please come prepared with questions. We will meet after school in Wapping room 11.

The Freshman Class of 2023 will have a fundraiser at a local bakery and coffee shop on Hemlock Avenue. Please join us from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 10th!

The Bobcat Bowling Club is getting ready to roll for Session 2. Permission slips are available in room 168 and are due by January 21st. If you have any questions please see Mr. Gray in room 168.

South Windsor For The Kids will be selling club shirts this week during all lunch waves. The shirts are $15 and includes the entrance for the dance marathon. For everyone attending the dance, you must buy a shirt. Order forms are on our classroom: v03ocy1 and will be up during lunch. We will also be selling Pura Vida bracelets for $6 during the week.

If you are planning on participating in the South Windsor for the Kids Dodgeball Tournament make sure that a representative from your team picks up a captain's packet during all lunch waves this week.

Need help studying for exams? The National Honor Society is holding exam review sessions after school in the cafeteria from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 13th and Thursday, January 16th. Snacks will be provided!
Posted by cdoherty  On Jan 09, 2020 at 8:59 AM
  

Juniors: Please remind your parents/guardians that TONIGHT is Junior Parents Night. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. This is a parent event, students should not attend.

Seniors: A friendly reminder that the January Capstone presentation waves are right around the corner. Please check in with your adviser, sign up to present using the Google Form located on the Capstone webpage, and complete your written work by Friday, January 10th. Any senior who does not present their Capstone on Thursday, January 23rd or Friday, January 24th will have a change made to their second semester schedules. These changes may include loss of lockout and being placed in a structured study hall. If you have any questions or concerns please see Ms. Walsh in room 158 or Mr. Richards in room 163.

Interested in raising money for the American Cancer Society? The Relay for Life Club will hold an information session after school on Thursday, January 9th in room 143. Please see Mrs. Frasier with any questions. All are welcome.

The Strategy Club will meet this week after school on Thursday, January 9th in room 7. We will try again this week to take a yearbook photo.

FCCLA members: Our meeting will be held this Thursday, January 9th instead of January 16th. The FCCLA Representative for CT is coming to answer any questions you have about the March 6th competitions. Please come prepared with questions. We will meet after school in Wapping room 11.

The Freshman Class of 2023 will be having a fundraiser at a local bakery and coffee shop on Hemlock Avenue. Please join us from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on this Friday, January 10th.

The Bobcat Bowling Club is getting ready to roll for Session 2. Permission slips are available in room 168 and are due by January 21st. If you have any questions please see Mr. Gray in room 168.

South Windsor For The Kids will be selling club shirts this week during all lunch waves. The shirts are $15 and includes the entrance for the dance marathon. For everyone attending the dance, you must buy a shirt. Order forms are on our classroom: v03ocy1 and will be up during lunch. We will also be selling Pura Vida bracelets for $6 during the week.

If you are planning on participating in the South Windsor for the Kids Dodgeball Tournament make sure that a representative from your team picks up a captain's packet during all lunch waves this week.

Conard High School in West Hartford will host a gap year fair featuring both gap year programs and summer opportunities. The event takes place on Thursday, January 9th from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. To pre-register, go to USAGapYearFairs.org/fairs. A flyer about the event is hanging in the Career Center.

This is a reminder to all seniors interested in applying for scholarships through Hartford Foundation for Public Giving that the application deadline for their largest pool of scholarships is coming up on Wednesday, January 15th. You can apply at www.HFPGscholarships.org or find the link through the scholarship database in Naviance. One application will allow you to be considered for over 70 scholarships.
Posted by cdoherty  On Jan 08, 2020 at 8:52 AM
  
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