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FBLA will be selling Jack O Grams this week in the cafeteria. Send your friend a pumpkin! $2 each, 2 for $3 or 3 for $5. All proceeds go to charity.

For all students who successfully enrolled in this year’s SWHS-UConn ECE program, please check your email account or your UConn SAS account for your course fee bill. They are due by November 15 to avoid a late fee.

The South Windsor High School Holiday Hoopla event will be on Saturday, November 17 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Any club or group who is interested in having a table at this event please contact Dawna Cavagnaro at dawnacavy@aol.com. Tables are going fast. Vendors book one soon.

The Travel Club will be meeting on Tuesday, October 30 in room 233 at 2:05 pm to discuss fundraising options for the Italy and Spain Trip. If you want to participate in fundraising for the trip please attend this meeting. If you are unable to attend please contact Sra. Ruiz.

The next meeting for Mind's Eye, our literary magazine, will take place next Thursday, November 1 right after school in Room 129. New members are always welcome!

Yoga Club will meet Monday at 2:15 in the Chorus room. Everyone is welcome. See Ms. Lane in room 6 with any questions.

There will be a meeting for Bobcat Robotics today after school in room 12 at 5:30 pm. All members please plan on attending and new members are always welcome. The meeting will end at 7:30 pm.  

Athletic News:

Congratulations to the Girls’ Volleyball team who had a clean sweep last night at Ellington. The JV and Freshman teams both ended their season by winning 2-1, and Varsity won 3-0. The Varsity team will play at 4 pm at home tonight vs. East Catholic and celebrate their 3 seniors for senior night. Hope you will come out and support the team in their last regular season match.

The Varsity Girls' Soccer team got to ten wins last night with a victory over East Hartford. Karly Suppicich had a goal and two assists. Emily Gebhart scored twice and Rachel Drouin had the final tally for the Bobcats. Ella Manning and Julia Sarra anchored the Defense and Chloe Lucia had three saves for the shutout. The girls play next on Friday against Bristol Eastern at home.
Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 25, 2018 at 9:51 AM
  

St. Joseph’s College of Maine will be in the Career Center tomorrow at 10:45 am if you would like to learn more.

FBLA will be selling Jack O Grams this week in the cafeteria. Send your friend a pumpkin! $2 each, 2 for $3 or 3 for $5. All proceeds go to charity.

HOMECOMING DANCE TICKETS are on sale NOW! Dance is this Friday from 7:00 - 10:30 pm, the cost is $10 for students. These tickets are available ON-LINE ONLY by visiting ticketleap.com and searching SWHS Homecoming. No tickets are sold at the dance. Sales will be open until Wednesday unless sold out earlier. Any questions please see Mr. Eppler in the Math Office.

All students going on the field trip to Saint Francis Hospital should meet in the lobby at 8:00 am on Thursday, October 25.

The Teen Center Youth Council will be sponsoring an event on Wednesday, October 24 and Thursday, October 25 in recognition of Red Ribbon Week – a National Drug and Alcohol Prevention and Awareness campaign. Stop by the teen center for games, food and giveaways.

If you are looking for a job, the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Holiday Job Fair on Monday, October 29 from 3:00 – 7:00 pm at the South Windsor Public Library. Pre-register with the Chamber to submit your resume to participating employers prior to the event. For more information on this event, see the Programs & Events board in the Career Center.

For all students who successfully enrolled in this year’s SWHS-UConn ECE program, please check your email account or your UConn SAS account for your course fee bill. They are due by November 15 to avoid a late fee.

Athletic Study Hall today will be in Room 102.

Athletic News:
The Varsity Girls' Soccer team defeated Manchester yesterday by the score of 2-0. Taylor Patitucci opened the scoring off of a feed from Emma Smith and Ella Manning headed in a Karly Suppicich corner to close the scoring. Maria Galley had three saves for the shutout. The team plays tonight at East Hartford.

Varsity field hockey defeated Farmington 10-2 on their senior night.
Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 24, 2018 at 8:55 AM
  

Hey Bobcat Foodies!  Cooking Club meets this Wednesday in room 105. We will be enjoying an epic Thanksgiving feast. Please bring $5 to Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz either Monday or Tuesday. We only have about 4 spots left! 

FBLA will be selling Jack O Grams this week in the cafeteria. Send your friend a pumpkin! $2 each, 2 for $3 or 3 for $5. All proceeds go to charity.

Sophomores - “HOBY”…the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Organization is a nationally recognized group dedicated to developing leaders through national conferences and training. Any Sophomore interested in applying to attend the Hugh O’Brien Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar taking place in the spring are invited to see Mr. León in School Counseling for either an application or more details.

If you want to make a positive impact on your classmates, join the "PAINT FOR POSITIVITY" club. We are the students putting the quotes over the lockers. We will meet this Wednesday after school in room 121. If you have any questions, see Mrs. Rentz.

Want to learn to write your name in Japanese? Do you want to speak Japanese, watch Anime and eat sushi? We will do this at the Japanese Club today, October 23, in room 230 right after school. Please contact Mr. Mabasa if you are interested, so enough sushi can be ordered.

HOMECOMING DANCE TICKETS are on sale NOW! Dance is Friday from 7:00 - 10:30 pm, the cost is $10 for student and for guest tickets each. These tickets are available on-line only by visiting ticketleap.com and searching SWHS Homecoming. No tickets are sold at the dance. Sales will be open until Wednesday unless sold out earlier. Any questions please see Mr. Eppler in the Math Office. And Congratulations to the Homecoming court:
Queens: Maria Hanchuck, Kellie Ward, Cassidy Lariviere, and Megan Phadael. 
Kings: Hunter Pasqualini, Cole Cassettari, Marcus Rodriguez, and Mike Tortora.  
 
To all Seniors: the first presentation date for Capstone is November 6. Remember to be eligible to present you must submit all written work to your adviser by October 23. You must receive a successful score or higher on all written work.  Your adviser will complete a form that you will bring to presentations verifying all work is complete and of passing quality. You must pick this form up from your adviser. Finally, a google form will be posted on Monday October 22 for you to start signing up to present.

Tomorrow’s visits to the Career Center will be from Syracuse University and King’s College. Come speak with representatives from either of these great schools. As always, if you need help with your college application process or need editing for your college essay, speak to Mrs. Carty.

All students going on the field trip to Saint Francis Hospital should meet in the lobby at 8:00 am on Thursday, October 25.

Interact Members, we still have many spots left for volunteers for the Eli Terry Halloween Party this Friday! So far, we have no volunteers for the first shift, so if you are free and looking to volunteer at an event, this is a great opportunity. Keep in mind, this event is during the Homecoming Dance. Therefore, please only sign up if you don't have prior plans. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Howard in room 134.

Athletic News:
Thanks to all the fans who attended last Friday's soccer game versus Berlin. The 17 seniors thank you for being loud and proud. The boys beat Berlin 2-0 behind goals from Nick Gattuso and Dmitri Tenn. Assists came from Anthony Dominguez and Marcus Foote. Jake Waterhouse and Hunter Pasqualini were in net, and Jake Waterhouse made an unbelievable save with about 10 minutes remaining to preserve the shutout for the Bobcats. The boys play Tuesday night at Manchester.
Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 23, 2018 at 9:35 AM
  

Hey Bobcat Foodies! Cooking Club meets this Wednesday in room 105. We will be enjoying an epic Thanksgiving feast. Please bring $5 to Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz either Monday or Tuesday. We only have about 4 spots left! 

A representative from Niagara University will be in the Career Center tomorrow. There are only a few more weeks of college visits left, but schools continue to book appointments. Be sure to check Naviance for any updates.

If you are a student that is strongly involved in volunteering and community service and would like to be considered for the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, see Mrs. Carty in the Career Center for details on how you can apply. Applications are due by November 6. Prizes include a $1,000 award and an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. with the potential for even more awards

Want to learn to write your name in Japanese and speak Japanese? Do you want to watch Anime and eat sushi? We will do this at the Japanese Club on Tuesday, October 23, in room 230 right after school.  Please contact Mr. Mabasa if you are interested, so enough sushi can be ordered.

For all students who successfully enrolled in this year’s SWHS-UConn ECE program, please check your email account or your UConn SAS account for your course fee bill. They are due by November 15 to avoid a late fee.

HOMECOMING DANCE TICKETS are on sale NOW! Dance is Friday from 7:00 - 10:30 pm, the cost is $10 for student and for guest tickets each. These tickets are available ON-LINE ONLY by visiting ticketleap.com and searching SWHS Homecoming. No tickets are sold at the dance. Sales will be open until Wednesday unless sold out earlier. Any questions please see Mr. Eppler in the Math Office.
And Congratulations to the Homecoming court:
Queens: Maria Hanchuck, Kellie Ward, Cassidy Lariviere, and Megan Phadael. 
Kings: Hunter Pasqualini, Cole Cassettari, Marcus Rodriguez, and Mike Tortora.  

If you are looking for a job, the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Holiday Job Fair on Monday, October 29 from 3:00 – 7:00 pm at the South Windsor Public Library. Pre-register with the Chamber to submit your resume to participating employers prior to the event. For more information on this event, see the Programs & Events board in the Career Center.

The Gay Straight Alliance will meet today in room 148 at 2:00 pm.  Make sure to bring any contributions for our Halloween event, and check Google Classroom for agenda items. We welcome new members at any time, so we hope to see you there!

The Teen Center Youth Council will be sponsoring an event on Wednesday October 24 and Thursday October 25 in recognition of Red Ribbon Week – a National Drug and Alcohol Prevention and Awareness campaign. Stop by the teen center for games, food and giveaways

To all Seniors: the first presentation date for Capstone is November 6. Remember to be eligible to present you must submit all written work to your adviser by October 23. You must receive a successful score or higher on all written work. Your adviser will complete a form that you will bring to presentations verifying all work is complete and of passing quality. You must pick this form up from your adviser. Finally, a google form will be posted on Monday October 22 for you to start signing up to present.
Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 23, 2018 at 9:20 AM
  

TODAY, October 19 is the last day students can register for MCC Credit. Please see Dr. Bombara if you have any questions.

The Gay Straight Alliance will meet on Monday in room 148 at 2:00 pm.  Make sure to bring any contributions for our Halloween event, and check Google Classroom for agenda items. We welcome new members at any time, so we hope to see you there!

Are you looking for something fun to do tonight? Come to the fourth annual South Windsor High Boys Soccer game at Rye Street. It's Senior Night and we are celebrating our 17 seniors. The Bobcats will take on the CCC South defending champions, the Berlin Redcoats at 6 pm. Admission is free. Please come to this unique town event. Last year we had over 400 people at the game. Let’s beat that number this year.

The Student Council will be hosting a tailgate before the Boys Varsity Soccer game at Rye Street at 5 pm. This is a freshmen only tailgate event. There will be games and free food donated by restaurants around the community. Any freshman who attends will also receive free admission to the game which starts at 6:00 pm. 

Did you know that one pint of blood can save up to three lives? The South Windsor High School Blood Drive will be held on Wednesday, November 7. If you are interested in donating, please fill out the form posted on the grade level google classrooms or sign up during 5th period lunch waves today. Remember, it only takes 15 minutes to save a life.

UConn will hold an Open House program on Sunday, October 21 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. For more information and to register, visit openhouse.uconn.edu.

If you are a member of the SADD Club and did not attend the meeting on Wednesday morning, then please take the twitter survey that is posted on SWHSSADD. Please complete the survey by Friday afternoon.

If you are a student that is strongly involved in volunteering and community service and would like to be considered for the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, see Mrs. Carty in the Career Center for details on how you can apply. Applications are due by November 6. Prizes include a $1,000 award and an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. with the potential for even more awards.

Want to learn to write your name in Japanese? Watch Anime, learn Japanese and eat sushi? We will do this at the Japanese Club on Tuesday, October 23, in room 230 right after school. Please contact Mr. Mabasa if you are interested, so enough sushi can be ordered.

For all students who successfully enrolled in this year’s SWHS-UConn ECE program, please check your email account or your UConn SAS account for your course fee bill. They are due by November 15 to avoid a late fee.

HOMECOMING DANCE TICKETS are on sale NOW!  The dance is next Friday from 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm, the cost is $10 for student and for guest tickets each. These tickets are available ON-LINE ONLY by visiting ticketleap.com (click here for link). No tickets are sold at the dance. Sales will be open until Wednesday unless sold out earlier. Any questions please see Mr. Eppler in the Math Office. 
And Congratulations to the Homecoming court:
Queens: Maria Hanchuck, Kellie Ward, Cassidy Lariviere, and Megan Phadael. 
Kings: Hunter Pasqualini, Cole Cassettari, Marcus Rodriguez, and Mike Tortora.   

If you are looking for a job, the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Holiday Job Fair on Monday, October 29 from 3:00 – 7:00 pm at the South Windsor Public Library. Pre-register with the Chamber to submit your resume to participating employers prior to the event. For more information on this event, see the Programs & Events board in the Career Center.

The Career Center will host a visit from University of Arizona on Monday at 12:45 pm. Sign up in Naviance if you would like to attend.

Athletic News:

-The Boys Soccer Team needs your support. Today, they will be playing Berlin under the lights in their fourth annual Rye Street Soccer game at 6 pm. JV will be playing at 4 pm. Help us cheer on the 17 seniors in their Senior Game: Congratulations to Anthony, Brandon, Ben, Chris, Cole, Dan, Hunter, Jake, Jared, Jay, Kyle, Marcus, Matt, Michael, Mitchell, Owen, and Steven.  

-The Varsity Girls' Soccer team defeated Plainville yesterday by a score of one to zero. Caitlin Sauer had the games lone goal while the back line of Ella Manning, Maddie Westfall, Nicole Grasso, and Olivia Hewitt as well as goalkeeper Maria Galley preserved the shutout. The Bobcats moved to 8-3-1 on the season and next play Manchester at home on Tuesday. 

-The Girls Volleyball team had a clean sweep last night at Manchester. The JV and freshman teams won 2-0 and Varsity won 3-0. The team will be home next Monday October 22 against East Hartford. Good luck to the team and we hope you'll come out and support your fellow Bobcats.
Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 19, 2018 at 9:29 AM
  

Do you enjoy writing your own Science Fiction or Fantasy stories? Science Fiction/Fantasy club will meet today, October 18 in room 127. We will have a writer's workshop where you have time to write and share your work. New and returning members are welcome.

The first session of the Jump Start Tutoring Program will start soon. Please pick up an application from the Counseling office and return it by Friday, October 19. This is a great opportunity to make a difference in our community so get your application today.

There will be an FBLA meeting in room 122 this afternoon, October 18 at 2:00 pm.

South Windsor For The Kids club is having their second meeting today, October 18 right after school in the Cafeteria.
 
Any seniors applying to colleges with a November 1 deadline need to have their transcript request forms submitted to School Counseling by today, October 18. Please make note of your application deadlines.

Friday, October 19 is the last day students can register for MCC Credit. Please see Dr. Bombara is you have any questions.

Are you looking for something fun to do this Friday night? Come to the fourth annual South Windsor High Boys Soccer game at Rye Street. It's Senior Night and we are celebrating our 17 seniors. The Bobcats will take on the CCC South defending champions, the Berlin Redcoats at 6 pm. Admission is free. Please come to this unique town event. Last year we had over 400 people at the game. Let’s beat that number this year.

Team 177 Bobcat Robotics will be meet tonight, October 18 from 5:30-7:30 pm in room 12.  We are looking for students interested in engineering, programming, business, manufacturing and so much more. Come see what we are all about! New members are welcome. 

Rein’s Deli in Vernon is hiring several positions including Line Cook, Prep Cooks, Bakers, Dishwashers, Servers, Bussers, Cashiers and Hosts. Positions are full-time and part-time and during a variety of days and times. A flier with details is hanging on the board in the Career Center.

Did you know that one pint of blood can save up to three lives? The South Windsor High School blood drive will be held on Wednesday, November 7. If you are interested in donating, please fill out the form posted on the grade level google classrooms or sign up during 5th period lunch waves this Thursday, and Friday. Remember, it only takes 15 minutes to save a life.

If you are a member of the SADD Club and did not attend the meeting on Wednesday morning, then please take the twitter survey that is posted on SWHSSADD. Please complete the survey by Friday afternoon.

To all Seniors, the first presentation date for Capstone is November 6. Remember to be eligible to present you must submit all written work to your adviser by October 23. You must receive a successful score or higher on all written work. Your adviser will complete a form that you will bring to presentations verifying all work is complete and of passing quality. You must pick this form up from your adviser. Finally, a google form will be posted on Monday October 22 for you to start signing up to present.

The South Windsor High School Holiday Hoopla event will be on Saturday, November 17, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Any club or group who is interested in having a table at this event please contact Dawna Cavagnaro at dawnacavy@aol.com. Tables are going fast. Vendors book one soon.

Fashion Club will have its first meeting this Thursday after school until 3:00 pm in room 121. We will be designing baseball caps for our first project. You can paint, draw with fabric markers, or add embellishments. New members are welcome to join us for this and more fun projects throughout the year

The Career Center will return to a full schedule of college visits tomorrow, finishing off the week with Fairfield University, RPI, The University of Glasgow - here from Scotland and Union College. These are all great opportunities. Check Naviance for times and come down to the Career Center to check them out.

If you are a student that is strongly involved in volunteering and community service and would like to be considered for the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, see Mrs. Carty in the Career Center for details on how you can apply. Applications are due by November 6. Prizes include a $1,000 award and an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. with the potential for even more awards.

There will be a skill building Anti-Stress Club meeting today after school in the gym. We’re playing dodgeball.

This Friday, October 19 at 5:00 pm, the Student Council will be hosting a tailgate before the boys’ varsity soccer game at Rye Street. This is a freshmen only tailgate event. There will be games and free food donated by restaurants around the community. Any freshman who attends will also receive free admission to the game which starts at 6:00 pm. Please come and support!

Want to learn to write your name in Japanese? Watch Anime, learn Japanese and eat sushi ? We will do this at the Japanese Club on Tuesday, October 23, in room 230 right after school. Please contact Mr. Mabasa if you are interested, so enough sushi can be ordered.

Athletic News:
After last Friday's loss to Farmington, the Boys Soccer team rebounded well with their 10th shutout of the season vs Enfield. Scoring goals were Matt Dion, Mitch Lyons, Cole Cassettari and Dan Monteserin. Assists came from Chris Allevo, Matt Dion, Mitch Lyons and Cole Cassettari. Hunter Pasqualini and Jake Waterhouse again did not let a ball past them. The Bobcats are now 10-2 on the season with 4 regular season games to play.

The Girls Varsity volleyball team has turned around a tough start to the season to win 4 straight matches. Two wins of note was the one vs. Enfield last Friday night for their Dig pink charity game winning 3-0, and earning over $2,100 for the Sideout Foundation for Breast cancer. The other was on Monday defeating a tough Maloney team 3-2. The team will travel to Manchester today. Good luck to the team, and we hope to see you there.
Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 18, 2018 at 9:21 AM
  

HOMECOMING TICKET SALES - The Homecoming Dance is nearly here. Tickets for the event are $10 and can ONLY be purchased online at TicketLeap.com (search SWHS Homecoming). Sales will open FRIDAY, October 19, until Wednesday, October 24, or sooner if they sell out. IF you are planning on bringing a guest, you MUST obtain a Guest Form from the main office (or online through school site) and have it fully authorized by Wednesday, October 17, prior to purchasing any tickets.  Fully completed forms should be turned in to Mr. Eppler in the Math Office upstairs.

Students in grades 10-12 will attend the SWHS College and Post-Secondary Fair tomorrow during an extended period 1. Over 135 colleges, military representatives, vocational schools and employers will be in attendance. You should have received a guide to the fair in your homeroom, but if you did not, please come down to School Counseling to pick one up.

Today’s visits to the Career Center are from the CT Army National Guard and Trinity College. 

Do you enjoy writing your own Science Fiction or Fantasy stories? The next Science Fiction/Fantasy club meeting is Thursday, October 18 in room 127. We will have a writer's workshop where you have time to write and share your work. New and returning members are welcome.

Art Club will be having its first meeting on Thursday, October 18 afterschool in room 7 for all interested in creating and experimenting with new mediums and ideas. Please see Mr. Zilinski if you have any questions.

UConn will hold an Open House program on Sunday, October 21 from 9 am to 3 pm.  For more information and to register, visit openhouse.uconn.edu.

The first session of the Jump Start Tutoring Program will start soon. Please pick up an application from the counseling office and return it by Friday, October 19. This is a great opportunity to make a difference in our community so get your application today.

There will be an FBLA meeting in room 122 on this Thursday, October 18th at 2:00 pm.

There will be an informational SWHS gymnastics meeting for any girls interested TODAY, October 17 at 2:15 pm in room 111. Leotard sizes will also be taken at this time.

South Windsor For The Kids club is having their second meeting this Thursday, October 18 in the cafeteria.

Any seniors applying to colleges with a November 1 deadline need to have their transcript request forms submitted to School Counseling by this Thursday, October 18.  Please make note of your application deadlines.

Team 177 Bobcat Robotics will be having another meeting on Thursday October 18. We are looking for students interested in engineering, programming, business, manufacturing and so much more. Come see what we are all about. New members are welcome, even if you have not attended a meeting yet. We will meet from 5:30-7:30 pm on Thursday, October 18th in room 12. 

Rein’s Deli in Vernon is hiring several positions including Line Cook, Prep Cooks, Bakers, Dishwashers, Servers, Bussers, Cashiers and Hosts. Positions are full-time and part-time and during a variety of days and times. A flier with details is hanging on the board in the Career Center.

Did you know that one pint of blood can save up to three lives? The South Windsor High School Blood Drive will be held on Wednesday, November 7. If you are interested in donating, please fill out the form posted on the grade level google classrooms or sign up during 5th period lunch waves this Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Remember, it only takes 15 minutes to save a life.

Athletic News:
Field hockey defeated Hall 2-1. The team played amazing in the second half.
Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 17, 2018 at 8:55 AM
  

HOMECOMING TICKET SALES - The Homecoming Dance is nearly here. Tickets for the event are $10 and can ONLY be purchased online at TicketLeap.com (search SWHS Homecoming). Sales will open Friday, October 19, until Wednesday, October 24th, or sooner if they sell out. If you are planning on bringing a guest, you MUST obtain a Guest Form from the main office (or online through school site) and have it fully authorized by Wednesday, October 17th, prior to purchasing any tickets. Fully completed forms must be turned in to Mr. Eppler in the Math Office upstairs.

Fashion Club will have its first meeting this Thursday after school until 3:00pm. We will be designing baseball caps for our first project. You can paint, draw with fabric markers, or add embellishments. New members are welcome to join us for this and more fun projects throughout the year.

Did you know that one pint of blood can save up to three lives? The South Windsor High School Blood Drive will be held on Wednesday, November 7. If you are interested in donating, please fill out the form posted on the grade level google classrooms or sign up during 5th period lunch waves this Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Remember, it only takes 15 minutes to save a life.

Do you enjoy writing your own Science Fiction or Fantasy stories? The next Science Fiction/Fantasy club meeting is Thursday, October 18th in room 127. We will have a writer's workshop where you have time to write and share your work. New and returning members are welcome.

Sophomores- “HOBY”……the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Organization is a nationally recognized group dedicated to developing leaders through national conferences and training. Any Sophomore interested in applying to attend the Hugh O’Brien Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar taking place in the Spring are invited to see Mr. León in School Counseling for either an application or more details.

The sophomore class is hosting a fundraiser at a local frozen yogurt store at The Plaza at Buckland Hills tonight, October 16 from 6:00-9:00pm. Just mention the SWHS Class of 2021! Please come out and support the class and eat some great frozen yogurt!

There will be an informational SWHS gymnastics meeting for any girls interested this upcoming Wednesday, October 17 at 2:15pm in room 111. Leotard sizes will also be taken at this time.

South Windsor For The Kids club is having their second meeting this Thursday, October 18 in the cafeteria.

Any Seniors applying to colleges with a November 1 deadline need to have their transcript request forms submitted to School Counseling by this Thursday, October 18. Please make note of your application deadlines.

Reminder to all bowlers: Today is the first day the bowling club will roll. Anyone who needs transportation to the bowling alley must get a bus pass from Mrs. Richardson in the side office before the end of lunch.

To all Seniors: The first presentation date for Capstone is November 6. Remember to be eligible to present you must submit all written work to your adviser by October 23. You must receive a successful score or higher on all written work. Your adviser will complete a form that you will bring to presentations verifying all work is complete and of passing quality. You must pick this form up from your adviser. Finally, a google form will be posted on Monday October 22 for you to start signing up to present. 

Rein’s Deli in Vernon is hiring several positions including Line Cook, Prep Cooks, Bakers, Dishwashers, Servers, Bussers, Cashiers and Hosts. Positions are full-time and part-time and during a variety of days and times. A flier with details is hanging on the board in the Career Center.

Athletic News:

Last Friday, the Boys’ Soccer team lost a 3-0 decision to Farmington. While they moved the ball well, they could not get enough shots off to pressure the Indians. Thanks for all of the fans who showed up to cheer us on. The Bobcats look to rebound today at home vs. Enfield.

The Girl’s Volleyball team took home a big win on Friday both for volleyball and with their Dig Pink charity proceeds. The team swept against Enfield, with 2-0 wins for the JV and Freshman teams, and varsity winning 3-0. The amount of the donations collected that night was about $2,000! A huge thanks and congrats to all who came and contributed to the Sideout Foundation charity, it was a great success. The Varsity team also put up a fight to win big against Maloney of Meriden last night, winning 3-2. That win qualifies the team for the Class LL state tournament next month. They will be home again tomorrow night when they face Hall. Congrats again, good luck to the team.
Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 16, 2018 at 9:19 AM
  

HOMECOMING TICKET SALES - The Homecoming Dance is nearly here. Tickets for the event are $10 and can ONLY be purchased online at TicketLeap.com (search SWHS Homecoming). Sales will open FRIDAY, October 19, until Wednesday, October 24th, or sooner if they sell out. IF you are planning on bringing a guest, you MUST obtain a Guest Form from the main office (or online through school site) and have it fully authorized by Wednesday, October 17th, prior to purchasing any tickets. Fully completed forms should be turned in to Mr. Eppler in the Math Office upstairs.

Did you know that one pint of blood can save up to three lives? The South Windsor High School Blood Drive will be held on Wednesday, November 7th. If you are interested in donating, please fill out the form posted on the grade level google classrooms or sign up during 5th period lunch waves this Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Remember, it only takes 15 minutes to save a life.

Art Club will be having its first meeting on Thursday, October 18 at 2:05pm in room 7 for all interested in creating and experimenting with new mediums and ideas. Please see Mr. Zilinski if you have any questions.

Do you enjoy writing your own Science Fiction or Fantasy stories? The next Science Fiction/Fantasy club meeting is Thursday, October 18 in room 127. We will have a writer's workshop where you have time to write and share your work. New and returning members are welcome.

Sign-up for the Financial Reality Fair! The Reality Fair is an interactive financial literacy tool designed just for you. Sign up so you can experience some of the challenges of budgeting for college and the start of life on your own. Space is limited. See Ms. Cruz or Mrs. Penn in the business wing for more information. Permission slips are due by October 15.

Mind's Eye will be hosting its first Coffee House on Wednesday, October 17 from 6pm-8pm in the library. There will be an open mic for people to play music or read poetry or short fiction. You can also just come to listen. We hope to see you there!

The sophomore class is hosting a fundraiser at a local frozen yogurt store at The Plaza at Buckland Hills on Tuesday, October 16 from 6-9pm. Just mention the SWHS Class of 2021. Please come out and support the class and eat some great frozen yogurt!

There will be an informational SWHS Gymnastics meeting for any girls interested in the upcoming season on Wednesday, October 17 at 2:15pm in room 111. Leotard sizes will also be taken at this time.

Tomorrow’s college visits will be from Bentley University, Wheaton College, National Technical Institute for the Deaf, and Simmons University. Please sign up in Naviance if you would like to attend.

Any seniors applying to colleges with a November 1 deadline need to have their transcript request forms submitted to School Counseling by this Thursday, October 18. Please make note of your application deadlines.

UConn will hold an Open House program on Sunday, October 21 from 9am to 3pm. For more information and to register, visit openhouse.uconn.edu.

Athletic News:
The Girls Volleyball won big on their "Dig Pink" for breast cancer awareness match by winning with a clean sweep of Enfield Friday night. The JV and Freshman teams won 2-0 and Varsity 3-0. The team will be home again tonight vs. Maloney of Meriden. The players and coaches want to say Thanks to all of the students, friends, and staff members who attended the Enfield match to support the players and a great charity. Congratulations and we hope to see you again tonight!
Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 15, 2018 at 8:57 AM
  
Attention Juniors: If you have not voted on the dance poll on your class page on Google Classroom, you should do so now.

Students interested in earning Manchester Community College Credit for articulated courses here at South Windsor High School must register with MCC by Friday, October 19th. Students should see Dr. Bombara, in the Counseling office with any registration issues.

Sign-up for the Financial Reality Fair. The Reality Fair is an interactive financial literacy tool designed just for YOU. Sign up so you can experience some of the challenges of budgeting for college and the start of life on your own. Space is limited! See Ms. Cruz or Mrs. Penn in the business wing for more information.  Permission slips are due by October 15.

If you would like a chance to win some of the $26,000 dollars in prize money available to teenagers, then the Teen Safe Driving Contest is for you. The CT DMV and Travelers Insurance are sponsoring a video contest and you could win. See Mr. Rockey in room 10 for more information. 

The next Italian Club meeting will be Monday, October 15 from 2:00-4:00 in room 105. We'll be baking Italian desserts. Look up and print out any Italian dessert recipes you're interested in to give to Mrs. Zaccardelli in 226. Bring in $5 to save your spot in the kitchen. Space is limited

For all students who successfully enrolled in this year’s SWHS-UConn ECE program, please check your email account or your UConn SAS account for your course fee bill. They are due by November 15 to avoid a late fee.

HOMECOMING TICKET SALES - The Homecoming Dance is nearly here. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at TicketLeap.com (search SWHS Homecoming). Sales will open Friday, October 19, until Wednesday, October 24, or sooner if they sell out. 

Do you want to improve your flexibility? Do you want to relieve stress? Try Yoga. The Yoga Club meets Mondays at 2:15pm in the Chorus room. No experience is necessary just wear comfortable clothing and give it a try. See Ms. Lane in room 6 with any questions.

Mind's Eye will be hosting its first Coffee House on Wednesday, October 17th from 6:00pm-8:00pm in the library. There will be an open mic for people to play music or read poetry or short fiction. You can also just come to listen. We hope to see you there!

If you are interested in a career in fire, emergency medical services, emergency management or public safety communications, the Connecticut Fire Academy is holding the 2018 Fire Service College Fair tomorrow, October 13 from 9:00am – 3:00pm at 34 Perimeter Road in Windsor Locks.  Admission is free and refreshments are provided. A flier is hanging in the Career Center if you would like to take a photo or make a copy.

There will only be one college visiting on Monday. Roanoke College will be in the Career Center at 11:45am. The college fair will take place next Thursday, October 18th.  All sophomores, juniors and seniors will attend.

Anyone who was planning to attend the Young Eagles Rally at Meriden-Markham Airport last weekend can try again this weekend. The event was cancelled and will be held on its scheduled rain date, tomorrow October 14. For a copy of the original flyer with times and location, visit the Programs and Events board in the Career Center.
Posted by cdoherty  On Oct 12, 2018 at 8:51 AM
  
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