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The Japanese Club will meet on Thursday, May 9 in Room 230. We will eat Japanese food and watch Naruto Episodes.

Would you like to improve your leadership skills?  Attend the Common Ground Leadership workshop happening in the Seminar Room on Friday, May 24.  See Ms. Lane in room 6 for a permission slip.  Space is limited and permission slips must be in by this Friday.

If you are a Senior attending the Senior Outing and need to take the early bus, you must print and return the Early Bus form to Ms. Griswold in room 227 no later than Wednesday, May 15.  The early bus will leave at 2:30 pm from the Outing and return to the high school around 3:30 pm.  The early bus form can be found on the Class of 2019 Google Classroom page.

Seniors:  The last chance to pay for the Outing or Reception is Thursday, May 16 from 2:00 - 2:45 pm in room 264. If you are attending the Outing, you need a completed permission slip at the time of payment.

The South Windsor Administrator Association is offering 2 scholarships for graduating seniors. Both are $500 and applications are due by noon on June 1.  The SWAA Scholarship is given to a graduating senior who has a parent, step parent, grandparent or step grandparent who is a member of the South Windsor Administrator Association.  The Perseverance Award is given to a graduating student who has overcome academic, social, or personal challenges during their 4 years of high school. Both scholarships require an online application and an essay.  Students can access the application and information through Naviance or the South Windsor High School homepage.

Calling all Juniors! The Bobcat Prowl is working on their next addition of the Season Rewind and we need your pictures of prom!  If you would like your pictures from prom to be included in the magazine, please email them to bobcatprowl@gmail.com.  See Ms. Dobosz for more information or if you have any questions.

Interact is hosting a Badminton Tournament on Friday, May 17 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the gym. It’s $12 per team of two.  All the money will go towards purchasing supplies for Our Companions Animal Rescue in Manchester.  Sign ups will be open in the cafeteria through all lunch waves.

Interact is hosting an Olympics event on Friday, May 24 from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm in the gym.  Teams of 4-6 members will compete in handball, giant tennis, minute-to-win-it games, Jeopardy, and Singo.  The cost is $10 per person and will include food.  All proceeds benefit the American Heart Association.  Sign- ups are in Mrs. Howard's room, 134.  Forms are due by May 10.

Athletic News:

The Boys’ Tennis Team lost 6-1 to a very experienced Hall High School Team.  Matches were competitive with 2 matches going to 3rd set 10 point tiebreaks.  The guys definitely stayed in the match and fought hard to the last point!  Congratulations to #1 Singles Player Ronnak Saxena who defeated his opponent in straight sets: 6-1, 6-4.  Our next match is today vs. Enfield.
Posted by cdoherty  On May 08, 2019 at 9:12 AM
  

Have you wanted to improve your leadership skills?  Take part in a Leadership Greater Hartford workshop here at South Windsor High School in the Seminar Room on Friday, May 24.  This will be an interactive workshop that will introduce you to the five practices of exemplary leadership and the Common Ground program.  See Ms. Lane in room 6 for a permission slip or with any questions.  Space is limited and permission slips must be in by this Friday, May 10.

Hey Bobcat Foodies!  Join us for a Cooking Club planning meeting after school Wednesday, May 8 in room 105.  We will be crafting our last menu of the year, featuring summer eats and cool treats.  Our last cooking session will be next Wednesday after school, so bring in your $5 to Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz to reserve your spot!

For those students who attended the UConn ECE Assembly in the Auditorium, but did not receive an ECE Application, please visit School Counseling, as they have received more from UConn.  The application due date is June 7.

Seniors: please consider submitting an original poem to the Grad Poem Contest.  Write a poem that you will be read at the Graduation Ceremony.  Please submit your work to Ms. Pieratti or Ms. White by Friday, May 10 for consideration of this great honor. 

The Drama Department will have auditions for the fall musical on Tuesday, May 28, and Wednesday, May 29.  See the signs in the English hallway to sign up on Google Classroom.

Athletic News:

The Boys Tennis Team had a dominant victory over EO Smith with a score of 6-1.  Winning for the Bobcats were Singles players: Ronnak Saxena, Jack Perry and Elijah Wood.  Winning in Doubles were the teams of Sam Kim & Donny Sauer, Jason Rickenbacher & Jonathan Huot and Andris Reba & Dan Zhu.  A special shout out to Jeeva Shunmugaraja, while normally a doubles player, stepped in to play 4th Singles and had a great match going to a 3rd set 10 point tiebreak!  The Bobcats next match is today at Hall.

Varsity Girls Lacrosse lost to Conard in overtime 8-7.  JV defeated Conard 6-4.  The program will go to Simsbury on Wednesday, RHAM on Thursday and will host Lewis Mills on Friday.
Posted by cdoherty  On May 07, 2019 at 9:03 AM
  

Have you wanted to improve your leadership skills?  Take part in a Leadership Greater Hartford workshop here at South Windsor High School in the Seminar Room on May 24.  This will be an interactive workshop that will introduce you to the five practices of exemplary leadership and the Common Ground program.  See Ms. Lane in room 6 for a permission slip or with any questions.  Space is limited and permission slips must be in by this Friday, May 10.

Today is the last day to buy your Freshman class of 2022 shirts!  See Mrs. Barrett for questions.  The link is on your Freshman Google Classroom.

Hey Bobcat Foodies!  Join us for a Cooking Club planning meeting after school Wednesday in room 105.  We will be crafting our last menu of the year, featuring summer eats and cool treats.  Our last cooking session will be next Wednesday after school, so bring in your $5 to Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz to reserve your spot!

Want to have a fun afternoon with friends?  Come to the next Unity Club meeting on Monday, May 6 in the School Counseling Career Center for some fun, games and snacks. 

For those students who attended the UConn ECE Assembly in the Auditorium, but did not receive an ECE Application, please visit School Counseling, as they have received more from UConn.  The application due date is June 7.

Seniors:  please consider submitting an original poem to the Grad Poem Contest.  Write a poem that you will be read at the Graduation Ceremony.  Please submit your work to Ms. Pieratti or Ms. White by Friday, May 10 for consideration of this great honor. 

Athletic News:

Girls’ Tennis played against Glastonbury last Friday, winning their match 6-1.  Singles Caitlin Sze, Sophia Chin and Sam Donovan had great matches, and although Heather Kim lost her match, she was persistent and did a fantastic job!  Doubles Leah Polansky and Jia Yazon, as well as Jina Lee and Caitlin Sauer swiftly won their matches. D3, Rebecca Kenefick and Ananya Srivatsav had a close match but came out strong.

Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse defeated Avon 15-4.  They will take on Conard at 4:30 pm away on Monday.

Coach Duclos got his 200th lacrosse game win on Friday! Congratulations Mr. Duclos!
Posted by cdoherty  On May 06, 2019 at 8:58 AM
  

Any senior girls applying to the South Windsor Girls Travel Basketball scholarship need to hand their applications into the Career Center by the end of the school day today.

The deadline to place an order for a graduation lawn sign is TODAY!  Please bring your form and payment down to the Counseling Office by the end of the day.  The SADD Club congratulates the Class of 2019!

Congratulations to Karen Joy and Abhiram Gunti. They are the two winners of the 2019 SADD Prom Promise raffle.  The Students Against Destructive Decisions Club would like to remind everyone to make good choices this weekend.  We hope that you have a fun and safe Prom.

The South Windsor Administrator Association is offering 2 scholarships for graduating seniors.  Both are $500 and applications are due by noon on June 1.  The SWAA Scholarship is given to a graduating senior who has a parent, step parent, grandparent or step grandparent who is a member of the South Windsor Administrator Association.  The Perseverance Award is given to a graduating student who has overcome academic, social, or personal challenges during their 4 years of high school.  Both scholarships require an online application and an essay.  Students can access the application and information through Naviance or the South Windsor High School homepage.

Hey Bobcats!  Come grab a smoothie bowl today, Friday, May 3 at the local farmstand from 4:00 – 9:00 pm.  There will be a bonfire, weather permitting!  Hope to see you there, come support the class of 2021.

The Junior Prom will be held at the Glastonbury Hills Country Club tomorrow, Saturday, May 4 from 6:30 to 10:30 pm.  In order to attend school activities on a Saturday, including this weekend's prom, students must attend a minimum of five full classes today.  Students who are absent today (or who are dismissed from school due to illness) may not attend the dance unless they have prior administrative approval and relevant documentation.  Also any student who arrives to the prom after 7:00 pm will not be admitted.   

Want to have a fun afternoon with friends?  Come to the next Unity Club meeting on Monday, May 6 in the School Counseling Career Center for some fun, games and snacks. 

For those students who attended the UConn ECE Assembly in the Auditorium, but did not receive an ECE Application, please visit School Counseling, as they have received more from UConn.  The application due date is June 7.

A local medical office has an immediate opening for a student in the Class of 2020 to assist with administrative tasks.  The job offers after school and summer hours and is ideal for a motivated student who is interested in the health care field.  Please come to the Career Center for more information and details on how to apply.  There is a flyer posted on the job board.

Athletic News:

Ronnak Saxena has been nominated as a finalist for the CT Varsity Athlete of the Week.  Please vote by Sunday, May 5 for Ronnak at: courant.com/ctvarsity. Ronnak is a very deserving candidate and it would be great to have a South Windsor Boys Tennis Player selected!

The Boys’ Tennis Team had a close competitive match losing 3-4 against Glastonbury yesterday. Glastonbury is always a tough opponent and the matches were all high quality tennis with good effort by the Bobcats. Winning for South Windsor were #1 Singles Ronnak Saxena and #2 Singles Jack Perry.  The match of the day goes to #3 Doubles Jason Rickenbacher & Jonathan Huot who lost the first set 2-6, won the second set 6-3 and went on to win the 3rd set in an epic tiebreak with a score of 16-14.  The next match is home today against Avon - please come cheer on the team!
Posted by cdoherty  On May 03, 2019 at 9:13 AM
  

Anyone interested in running for Student Council office should come to a meeting today, Thursday, May 2 in room 163 after school.  Ms. Ullinger will be talking about the election process.  

The Sci Fi / Fantasy club will hold its meeting today, Thursday, May 2 in room 127 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm.  Join us to watch and discuss Stardust.

Interact Members: Don't forget that today is our May meeting.  We will begin at 2:05 pm in the Seminar Room. Please see Mrs. Howard in room 134 with any questions.

Any senior girls applying to the South Windsor Girls Travel Basketball scholarship need to hand their applications into the Career Center by the end of the school day on Friday, May 3.

Hey Bobcats! Come grab a smoothie bowl this Friday, May 3 at the local farmstand from 4:00 – 9:00 pm. There will be a bonfire, weather permitting!  Hope to see you there, come support the class of 2021.

The Junior Prom will be held at the Glastonbury Hills Country Club this Saturday, May 4 from 6:30 to 10:30 pm.  In order to attend school activities on a Saturday, including this weekend's prom, students must attend a minimum of five full classes on Friday.  Students who are absent on Friday (or who are dismissed from school due to illness) may not attend the dance unless they have prior administrative approval and relevant documentation.  Also any student who arrives to the prom after 7:00 pm will not be admitted.   

Want to have a fun afternoon with friends?  Come to the next Unity Club Meeting on Monday, May 6 in the School Counseling Career Center for some fun, games and snacks. 

Seniors: please consider submitting an original poem to the Grad Poem Contest.  Write a poem that you will be read at the Graduation Ceremony.  Please submit your work to Ms. Pieratti or Ms. White by Friday, May 10 for consideration of this great honor. 

The Handball Tournament, sponsored by FBLA, will be on May 10 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.  Gather a group of friends and come on down!  The teams will consist of 6 people and the charge for each team member is $5.00. Each team will cost $30.00.  Prizes will be handed out for the 1st place team winners.  Sign-ups will be in the cafe during lunch next week.  Any questions see Mrs. Barrett.

If you are interested in hiking or camping with the Outing Club this spring, see Mrs. Lynch in room 254 or Ms. Andrews in room 234C for permission slips or questions.  The next hike is May 11. 

For those students who attended the UConn ECE Assembly in the Auditorium, but did not receive an ECE Application, please visit School Counseling, as they have received more from UConn.  The application due date is June 7.

A local medical office has an immediate opening for a student in the Class of 2020 to assist with administrative tasks.  The job offers after school and summer hours and is ideal for a motivated student who is interested in the health care field.  Please come to the Career Center for more information and details on how to apply.  There is a flyer posted on the job board.

Athletic News:

On Tuesday, Girl's Track and Field faced Tolland.  First place performances were had by Micaela Hanson in both hurdles, Erin Dunn in pole vault, and Katelyn Maycomber in high jump.  Some notable personal bests were had by Aicha Ly in discus, and Cora Brownbill, Abby Grohs and Jess Polito in the mile.

Any student interested in operating the score board in the press box at Rotary Field for the remaining home varsity baseball games should see Athletic Director, Mr. Sytulek.  Training will he provided to interested students.

Ronnak Saxena has been nominated as a finalist for the CT Varsity Athlete of the Week.  Please vote by Sunday, May 5 for Ronnak at: courant.com/ctvarsity.  Ronnak is a very deserving candidate and it would be great to have a South Windsor Boys Tennis Player selected!

The Girls’ Tennis team had an outstanding match against Bristol Eastern.  The team won 7-0, with singles players Caitlin Sze, Sophia Chin, Sam Donovan and doubles Leah Polansky and Jia Yazon all coming home with a double bagel!  The team is now 2nd in the state with a 7-0 record.
Posted by cdoherty  On May 02, 2019 at 9:15 AM
  

Attention AP test takers:  If anyone did not complete the AP pre-administration, please attend the make-up session in the Career Center today, Wednesday, May 1 at 1:05 pm.

Anyone interested in running for Student Council office should come to a meeting on Thursday, May 2 in Room 163 after school.  Ms. Ullinger will be talking about the election process.  

The Junior Prom will be held at the Glastonbury Hills Country Club this Saturday, May 4 from 6:30 to 10:30 pm.  In order to attend school activities on a Saturday, including this weekend's prom, students must attend a minimum of five full classes on Friday.  Students who are absent on Friday (or who are dismissed from school due to illness) may not attend the dance unless they have prior administrative approval and relevant documentation.   Also any student who arrives to the prom after 7:00 pm will not be admitted.   

If you're a senior, please consider submitting an original poem to the Grad Poem Contest.  Write a poem that you will be read at the Graduation Ceremony.  Please submit your work to Ms. Pieratti or Ms. White by Friday, May 10 for consideration of this great honor. 

The Handball Tournament, sponsored by FBLA, will be on May 10 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.  Gather a group of friends and come on down!  The teams will consist of 6 people and the charge for each team member is $5.00. Each team will cost $30.00. Prizes will be handed out for the 1st place team winners.  Sign-ups will be in the cafe during lunch next week.  Any questions see Mrs. Barrett.

A local medical office has an immediate opening for a student in the Class of 2020 to assist with administrative tasks.  The job offers after school and summer hours and is ideal for a motivated student who is interested in the health care field.  Please come to the Career Center for more information and details on how to apply.  There is a flyer posted on the job board.

United Bank’s South Windsor High School branch is hiring for next school year.  If you would like a position that develops your banking and customer service skills, this is a great opportunity to work locally and gain professional experience.  Applicants must be 16 years old by August when the position starts.  Ideal candidates are current sophomores, but interested juniors are still encouraged to apply.  To see a flyer with contact information please visit the Career Center.

Last week, Bobcat Robotics competed at the world competition in Detroit.  Overcoming technical difficulties they were picked by the 3rd alliance and made it to the semifinals of their division. A special thanks to everyone who was able to make this season successful!

Any senior girls applying to the South Windsor Girls Travel Basketball scholarship need to hand their applications into the Career Center by the end of the school day on Friday, May 3.

Athletic News:

Any student interested in operating the score board in the press box at Rotary Field for the remaining home varsity baseball games should see Athletic Director, Mr. Sytulek.  Training will he provided to interested students.

Ronnak Saxena has been nominated as a finalist for the CT Varsity Athlete of the Week. Please vote by Sunday, May 5 for Ronnak at: courant.com/ctvarsity.  Ronnak is a very deserving candidate and it would be great to have a South Windsor Boys Tennis Player selected!

The Boys Tennis Team lost a close match against Tolland 3-4. The matches were close with many of them being decided by tiebreakers. Congrats to singles player Jack Perry and the doubles teams of Sam Kim & Donny Sauer, and Jason Rickenbacher & Jonathan Huot, who won for the Bobcats. The team is determined to win their next match at Glastonbury this Thursday. 

Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse defeated Trumbull 10-8 in a great team win.  The team moves to 5-2.  They will take on Avon away on Friday.
Posted by cdoherty  On May 01, 2019 at 11:50 AM
  

Congratulations to Marlena Klien, Dan Savidge, Zachary Manfredi, Dhanush Kotumraju, Emma Sansom, and Lauren Cobb for their excellent performance this weekend at the Quinnipiac University Coding Competition.  They did an awesome job representing South Windsor High School's Computer Science classes.

National Honors Society is hosting an AP Exam review after school in the cafeteria on Wednesday, May 1.  Join for some studying, snacks will be provided!

Attention AP test takers:  If anyone did not complete the AP pre-administration, please attend one of the make-up sessions either today at 2:05 pm in the Career Center or on Wednesday, May 1 at 1:05 pm in the Career Center.

Anyone interested in running for Student Council office should come to a meeting on Thursday, May 2 in Room 163 after school.  Ms. Ullinger will be talking about the election process.  

The Gardening Club is holding their first meeting after school today, April 30 in room 204. Join to help de-stress, have fun, and plant flowers around the school. Contact Joanne Biju or Armina Sarin for any questions. 

Students nominated for the Common Ground leadership workshop are reminded that permission slips are due today, April 30.  See Ms. Lane in room 6 with any questions.

Seniors: Reminder that the Marsella Macinda Scholarship application is due to the Career Center by Friday, May 3.  Also, please note that the Class of 1969 Scholarship has been cancelled and no scholarship will be handed out.  If you previously picked up an application, please disregard it and do not fill it out or hand it in.  Sorry for the change in status. There are still other scholarships listed in Naviance.

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club will hold its next meeting on Thursday, May 2 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm in room 127.  Join us to watch and discuss Stardust.

If you're a senior, please consider submitting an original poem to the Grad Poem Contest.  Write a poem that you will be read at the Graduation Ceremony.  Please submit your work to Ms. Pieratti or Ms. White by Friday, May 10 for consideration of this great honor. 

The Handball Tournament, sponsored by FBLA, will be on May 10 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.  Gather a group of friends and come on down!  The teams will consist of 6 people and the charge for each team member is $5.00. Each team will cost $30.00. Prizes will be handed out for the 1st place team winners.  Sign-ups will be in the cafe during lunch next week.  Any questions see Mrs. Barrett.

A local medical office has an immediate opening for a student in the Class of 2020 to assist with administrative tasks.  The job offers after school and summer hours and is ideal for a motivated student who is interested in the health care field.  Please come to the Career Center for more information and details on how to apply.  There is a flyer posted on the job board.

Athletic News:

Any student interested in operating the score board in the press box at Rotary Field for the remaining home varsity baseball games should see Athletic Director, Dave Sytulek.  Training will he provided to interested students.
Posted by cdoherty  On Apr 30, 2019 at 9:57 AM
  

The Italian Club will meet today right after school for a game of bocce and pizza.  Please get $5 to Mrs. Zaccardelli in room 226 in order to join us.

National Honors Society is hosting an AP Exam review after school in the cafeteria today, Monday, April 29 and Wednesday, May 1.  Join for some studying, snacks will be provided!

The Gardening Club is holding their first meeting after school Tuesday, April 30 in room 204. Join to help de-stress, have fun, and plant flowers around the school.  Contact Joanne Biju or Armina Sarin for any questions. 

Students nominated for the Common Ground leadership workshop are reminded that permission slips are due tomorrow, Tuesday, April 30.  See Ms. Lane in room 6 with any questions.

A new senior dues collection date has been added for Tuesday, April 30 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm in room 264.  If you are paying for outing, remember to bring your permission slip.

Seniors, if you are interested in earning an honor cord in Art you will need to participate in the judged section of the Senior Art Show.  A mandatory meeting will be in room 121 today at 2:00 pm.  See your art teacher for applications and details.

The Westinghouse Windsor Women in Nuclear Scholarship is for females planning to pursue STEM degrees.  Students must fill out an application and provide essays.  There are three scholarships ranging from $200 to $500.  The application is available in Naviance and is due by tomorrow, Tuesday, April 30.

The Career Center has another brand new scholarship available only to SWHS seniors.  The Class of 1969 Alumni Scholarship is available to any graduating senior.  This is another essay-based scholarship with NO minimum GPA or specific level of need.  Applications are available in the Career Center.  This is also a reminder that the Marsella Macinda Scholarships applications are due to the Career Center by Friday, May 3.  

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club will hold its next meeting on Thursday, May 2 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm in room 127.  Join us to watch and discuss Stardust.

If you're a senior, please consider submitting an original poem to the Grad Poem Contest.  Write a poem that you will be read at the Graduation Ceremony.  Please submit your work to Ms. Pieratti or Ms. White by Friday, May 10 for consideration of this great honor. 

United Bank’s South Windsor High School branch is hiring for next school year.  If you would like a position that develops your banking and customer service skills, this is a great opportunity to work locally and gain professional experience.  Applicants must be 16 years old by August when the position starts.  Ideal candidates are current sophomores, but interested juniors are still encouraged to apply.  To see a flyer with contact information please visit the Career Center.

The Handball Tournament, sponsored by FBLA, will be on May 10 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.  Gather a group of friends and come on down!  The teams will consist of 6 people and the charge for each team member is $5.00. Each team will cost $30.00. Prizes will be handed out for the 1st place team winners.  Sign-ups will be in the cafe during lunch next week.  Any questions see Mrs. Barrett.

Athletic News:
Any student interested in operating the score board in the press box at Rotary Field for the remaining home varsity baseball games should see Athletic Director, Dave Sytulek. Training will he provided to interested students.
Posted by cdoherty  On Apr 29, 2019 at 8:49 AM
  

Support the Sophomore class and enjoy a great smoothie at the local happy and nutritional smoothie place at 948 Sullivan Ave today, April 26 from 2:00 – 6:00 pm. Mention you’re with SWHS and proceeds will go toward the 2021 class funds. 
 
For students taking UConn ECE classes next year, there will be a mandatory application assembly on Monday, April 29 at 7:45 am in the Auditorium.  Next year’s ECE Courses are Marine Science, Environmental Science, AP Physics 1, Modern Western Traditions, AP Economics, Latin IV, Classical Mythology, and Seminar in Writing.  Please see your Counselor with any questions.

Join the Italian club for a game of bocce and pizza on Monday, April 29 right after school.  We'll meet in room 226 and then go outside.  Please bring Mrs. Zaccardelli $5 by Friday to save your spot.  Everyone is welcome!

National Honors Society is hosting an AP Exam review after school in the cafeteria on Monday, April 29 and Wednesday, May 1.  Join for some studying, snacks will be provided!

The Gardening Club is holding their first meeting after school Tuesday, April 30 in room 204.  Join to help de-stress, have fun, and plant flowers around the school!  Contact Joanne Biju or Armina Sarin for any questions.

A new senior dues collection date has been added for Tuesday, April 30 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm in room 264.  If you are paying for outing, remember to bring your permission slip.

A new scholarship has just come in to the Career Center with a due date of April 30.  The Westinghouse Windsor Women in Nuclear Scholarship is for females planning to pursue STEM degrees.  Students must fill out an application and provide essays.  There are three scholarships ranging from $200 to $500.  The application is available in Naviance and remember – it is due next Tuesday! 

The Career Center has another brand new scholarship available only to SWHS seniors.  The Class of 1969 Alumni Scholarship is available to any graduating senior.  This is another essay-based scholarship with NO minimum GPA or specific level of need.  Applications are available in the Career Center.  This is also a reminder that the Marsella Macinda Scholarships applications are due to the Career Center by next Friday, May 3 and the William Perry applications are due by the end of school TODAY.  These are all great opportunities only for our students. 

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club will hold its next meeting on Thursday, May 2 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm in room 127.  Join us to watch and discuss Stardust.

If you're a senior, please consider submitting an original poem to the Grad Poem Contest.  Write a poem that you will be read at the Graduation Ceremony.  Please submit your work to Ms. Pieratti or Ms. White by Friday, May 10 for consideration of this great honor. 

United Bank’s South Windsor High School branch is hiring for next school year.  If you would like a position that develops your banking and customer service skills, this is a great opportunity to work locally and gain professional experience.  Applicants must be 16 years old by August when the position starts.  Ideal candidates are current sophomores, but interested juniors are still encouraged to apply.  To see a flyer with contact information please visit the Career Center.

Seniors who are interested in earning an honor cord in Art must participate in the judged section of the Senior Art Show.  A mandatory meeting will be in room 121 on Monday, April 29 at 2:00 pm.  See your art teacher for applications and details.

The Handball Tournament, sponsored by FBLA, will be on May 10 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.  Gather a group of friends and come on down!  The teams will consist of 6 people and the charge for each team member is $5.00. Each team will cost $30.00. Prizes will be handed out for the 1st place team winners.  Sign-ups will be in the cafe during lunch next week.  Any questions see Mrs. Barrett.

Athletic News:

Congratulations to the Girls’ Tennis team for their 5th win this season against RHAM. Outstanding performances came from all the girls, and doubles player Jia Yazon was named MVP for the day!  Singles Sophia Chin won with a double bagel, and doubles Jina Lee and Caitlin Sauer with a french fry.  The team’s next match is against Simsbury today.

The Boys Tennis Team had a dominant win over Middletown, sweeping all 7 matches in straight sets. Congrats to Singles Players Ronnak Saxena, Jack Perry, Elijah Wood and Rahul Mahesh and Doubles Teams of Sam Kim & Donny Sauer, Andris Reba & Dan Zhu, and Jeeva Shunmugaraja & Neal Shah. The team is looking to continue their win streak today against Hall.

Girls Varsity Lacrosse lost to Cheshire 16-5, and JV lost 12-6. The team will take on Southington at home on Monday.
Posted by cdoherty  On Apr 26, 2019 at 9:24 AM
  

SADD Club will be selling purple ribbons today during all lunch waves.  All funds will be donated to the “Bombara Strong” team for the walk to end Pancreatic Cancer.

There will be a brief Student Council meeting today, April 25 after school in room 163.  All members should attend.

The Strategy Club will meet today after school in room 7.

Attention all sophomores looking for an outstanding leadership opportunity.  RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award) is a free 1-day leadership program at Springfield College taking place on Saturday, June 1 from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.  At this experience, high school sophomores from the area join together to complete team-building exercises that focus on what it takes to successfully lead others.  If interested, please stop by School Counseling and pick up an application. The application is due tomorrow, Friday, April 26.

Support the sophomore class and enjoy a great smoothie at the local happy and nutritional smoothie place at 948 Sullivan Ave on Friday, April 26 from 2:00 – 6:00 pm. Mention you’re with SWHS, and proceeds will go toward the 2021 class funds. 

For students taking UConn ECE classes next year, there will be a mandatory application assembly on Monday, April 29 at 7:45 am in the Auditorium.  Next year’s ECE Courses are Marine Science, Environmental Science, AP Physics 1, Modern Western Traditions, AP Economics, Latin IV, Classical Mythology, and Seminar in Writing.  Please see your Counselor with any questions.

Join the Italian club for a game of bocce and pizza on Monday, April 29 right after school.  We'll meet in room 226 and then go outside.  Please bring Mrs. Zaccardelli $5 by Friday to save your spot.  Everyone is welcome!

A new scholarship has just come in to the Career Center with a due date of April 30.  The Westinghouse Windsor Women in Nuclear Scholarship is for females planning to pursue STEM degrees.  Students must fill out an application and provide essays.  There are three scholarships ranging from $200 to $500.  The application is available in Naviance and remember – it is due next Tuesday!  Also, the William Perry and Marcella Masinda scholarships are available only to South Windsor High School students and have due dates coming up.  Get your applications in soon.

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club will hold its next meeting on Thursday, May 2 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm in room 127.  Join us to watch and discuss Stardust.

If you're a senior, please consider submitting an original poem to the Grad Poem Contest.  Write a poem that you will be read at the Graduation Ceremony.  Please submit your work to Ms. Pieratti or Ms. White by Friday, May 10 for consideration of this great honor. 

Athletic News:

The Boys’ Tennis Team had a great match against RHAM coming away with a 4-3 victory!  Winning for the Bobcats in straight sets were Ronnak Saxena playing 1st singles, Sam Kim & Donny Sauer playing 1st doubles, Andris Reba & Jeeva Shunmagaraja playing 2nd doubles and Jonathan Huot and Jason Rickenbacher playing 3rd doubles.  Our record is now 2 wins and 2 losses and the team is looking to add another win today against Middletown.  The match is home and the team would love to have some fans come out and watch - the match starts at 3:45 pm.  Hope to see you there!
Posted by cdoherty  On Apr 25, 2019 at 8:55 AM
  
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