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The cast of The Sound of Music will rehearse music today in Room 4, at 2:00 pm. All nuns are called! Bring your music, a pencil, and your best energy.

The National Honor Society is currently inviting eligible candidates to complete the selection process. If you are a junior or senior who has a cumulative, weighted GPA of 3.67, you should receive a letter in the mail notifying you of your candidacy. If you do not receive a letter but think you qualify, please see Miss. Griswold in Room 227. All eligible students should also attend the general body meeting on Wednesday, September 5, at 2:00 pm in the cafeteria. Candidate packets and additional selection materials will be provided at that time. Please see Ms. Griswold in Room 227 if you cannot attend the meeting on Wednesday.

Posted by mdunia  On Aug 30, 2018 at 8:56 AM
  

For The Sound of Music cast: all nuns and Maria please report to rehearsal today, Wednesday, August 29 in the auditorium after school for Act 1, Scenes 1-4. Bring your scripts.

The UCONN Early College Experience Courses for this year are AP Lit, Modern Western Traditions, AP Econ, Classical Mythology, Latin IV, Environmental Science, Marine Science and AP Physics 1. ECE is a program where students take UConn classes while at SWHS and receive college credit good at UConn as well as almost every other college in the country. College Credit is only received if you sign up correctly. The LATE Application deadline is September 14, and the LATE Enrollment deadline is September 28. There is an extra $25 fee during this time period for all classes except AP Econ and Classical Mythology. Please see UConn’s website or Mr. Wry for more details.

Athletic News:
-Attention all girls trying out for the volleyball team. There are no tryouts today. The tryouts for 10, 11, and 12 graders that were given an invitation letter to return will report to the gym Thursday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. All grade 9 athletes will also finish their tryout from 3:00pm to 5:00pm tomorrow. Any questions, contact Coach Holt.
Posted by cdoherty  On Aug 29, 2018 at 8:52 AM
  

All lockers need to be emptied with locks removed by noon tomorrow. Any remaining locks will be cut off and clothing items will be donated.

Last call… please stop by the Main Office this week if you want your Honor Roll Assembly or certificate.  

Athletic News:
-Students should remove locks and belongings from lockers in the PE locker room and team rooms by the close of school today or they will be cut off. 





Posted by mdunia  On Jun 21, 2018 at 9:11 AM
  

Buses will run their REGULAR routes after the first exam tomorrow, and two buses will stop by at 11:25am for anyone who needs transportation home after a make-up exam.

All lockers need to be emptied with locks removed by Friday. Any remaining locks will be cut off and clothing items will be donated.

Please stop by the Main Office this week if you want your Honor Roll Assembly or certificate. You have three days left to pick up yours!

Athletic News:
-Students should remove locks and belongings from lockers in the PE locker room and team rooms by the close of school on Thursday or they will be cut off. 
Posted by cdoherty  On Jun 20, 2018 at 8:51 AM
  

Buses this week will run their REGULAR routes… not exam routes as they have done in the past. On Thursday, they’ll run their regular routes at 9:20am and two buses will stop by at 11:25am for anyone who needs transportation home after a make-up exam.

Please stop by the Main Office this week if you want your Honor Roll Assembly or Robotics Team certificate.  You have four days left to pick up yours!

All lockers need to be emptied with locks removed by Friday. Any remaining locks will be cut off and clothing items will be donated.

Athletic News:

-Paperwork for girls’ volleyball this fall is outside the Women's PE office door. It has information regarding summer play and camps. Please note tryouts start prior to the first day of school. Any questions, see Coach Holt. 

-Students should remove locks and belongings from lockers in the PE locker room and team rooms by the close of school on Thursday or they will be cut off.
Posted by cdoherty  On Jun 19, 2018 at 10:03 AM
  

Please stop by the Main Office this week if you want your Honor Roll Assembly or Robotics Team certificate.  We will keep them until Friday.

All lockers need to be emptied with locks removed by Friday. Any remaining locks will be cut off and clothing items will be donated.

For any graduating senior or student not returning to South Windsor High School in the fall, Chromebooks are to be returned today from 9:30am – 12:00pm in the Media Center Seminar Room.  

Seniors planning to attend one of the local community colleges next fall, take note – there are still 2 scholarships available through the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving for students attending 2 year programs within the Greater Hartford region. Both the HFPG Community College Scholarship Program and the Drs. Nima Patel and Daniel McNaughton Scholarship are renewable awards listed in Naviance with easy access to their on-line applications. Applications are due by August 15. Check them out today or see Mrs. Carty in the Career Center for assistance.

Future UConn ECE students must enroll in ECE courses prior to June 29. See Mr. Wry with any questions.   

Athletic News:
-Paperwork for girls’ volleyball this fall is outside the Women's PE office door. It has information regarding summer play and camps. Please note tryouts start prior to the first day of school. Any questions, see Coach Holt. 
Posted by cdoherty  On Jun 18, 2018 at 8:46 AM
  

Reminder…Honor Roll Assembly certificates are in the Main Office.  Stop by to pick up yours if you did not attend the ceremony. They’ll make a great Father’s Day gift!

For any graduating senior or student not returning to South Windsor High School in the fall, there will be two opportunities to return your Chromebook. This Friday from 2:00pm – 3:00pm in the Media Center Seminar Room and Monday from 9:30am – 12:00pm also in the Media Center Seminar Room. You must bring your damage-free, assigned Chromebook, charger, and case with you. Chromebooks must be returned prior to graduation.

Seniors planning to attend one of the local community colleges next fall, take note – there are still 2 scholarships available through the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving for students attending 2 year programs within the Greater Hartford region. Both the HFPG Community College Scholarship Program and the Drs. Nima Patel and Daniel McNaughton Scholarship are renewable awards listed in Naviance with easy access to their on-line applications. Applications are due by August 15. Check them out today or see Mrs. Carty in the Career Center for assistance.

Interact Club would like to congratulate Krishna Chilakapati who received our Volunteer of the Year Award. Krishna went above and beyond our expectations and spent the most hours volunteering for Interact Club. Way to go, Krishna!

Future UConn ECE students must enroll in ECE courses prior to June 29. Please note the Classical Mythology course will not appear inside UConn’s database until the fall. For students who missed the application window, but are still interested in enrolling in the ECE program, see Mr. Wry in Guidance.  

Attention anyone enrolled in AP Literature for the 2018-2019 year. Ms. Pieratti has set up a Google Classroom for your summer work. The code is 47bo6p. Be sure to add it as soon as possible to find out more about your summer assignment.

Students fasting for Ramadan may go to the Media Center during their lunch period…stop at the Media Center desk when you arrive.

Student Council is hosting their first annual Flag Football Tournament today. Sign-ups are during lunch waves. Cost is $10 per person. Teams must be 7-10 players, 3 of which are girls.

Athletic News:
-Paperwork for girls’ volleyball this fall is outside the Women's PE office door. It has information regarding summer play and camps. Please note tryouts start in August a few days prior to the first day of school. Any questions, see Coach Holt. 
Posted by cdoherty  On Jun 15, 2018 at 11:03 AM
  

For any graduating senior or student not returning to South Windsor High School in the fall, there will be two opportunities to return your Chromebook. This Friday from 2:00pm – 3:00pm in the Media Center Seminar Room and Monday from 9:30am – 12:00pm also in the Media Center Seminar Room. You must bring your damage-free, assigned Chromebook, charger, and case with you. Chromebooks must be returned prior to graduation.

Any students, who are fasting for Ramadan may go to the Media Center during their lunch period. Please see someone at the Media Center desk when you arrive.

Student Council is hosting their first annual Flag Football Tournament tomorrow. Sign-ups are during lunch waves. Cost is $10 per person. Teams must be 7-10 players, 3 of which are girls.

The FBLA Basketball 3 on 3 is canceled for this year. We look forward to playing next year!!!

The Travel Club will meet today at 2:05pm in Room 233. Any students interested in international travel should attend this planning meeting for the Spain-Italy trip for April break of next year. If you are interested but cannot attend this planning meeting please see Sra. Ruiz in Room 233.

Athletic News:
-Attention all girls planning to try out for the volleyball team in the fall. There's paperwork outside the Women's PE office door for you to take with information regarding summer play, camps and the tryouts in August. Please note the tryouts will start a few days prior to the first day of school, so plan accordingly. Any questions, see Coach Holt. 
Posted by cdoherty  On Jun 14, 2018 at 9:23 AM
  

Any students, who are fasting for Ramadan may go to the Media Center during their lunch period. Please see someone at the Media Center desk when you arrive.

Summer work for the UCONN ECE Modern Western Traditions will be handed out tomorrow after school in Room 156. Any questions, please see Ms. Battaglio in Room 156.

Future UConn ECE students must enroll in ECE courses prior to June 29. Please note the Classical Mythology course will not appear inside UConn’s database until the fall. For students who missed the application window, but are still interested in enrolling in the ECE program, see Mr. Wry in Guidance.  

If the idea of making a difference in the world excites you, get involved in the Make a Difference Program this summer at the South Windsor Community Center. The group meets August 14 through August 16 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Register at Eventbrite by searching “Make a Difference – South Windsor”. Flyers for this program are hanging in the Career Center.

Today is the last day to sign up for the FBLA Basketball 3 on 3. See Mrs. Barrett ASAP. Money is due today as well. Tournament will be canceled unless you sign up today. Thank you! 

If you are looking for a fun way to explore a career or build your leadership skills this summer, sign up for Manchester Community College’s “Excursions in Learning” program. Flyers with details on the programs and information on how to register are in the Career Center.

Attention anyone enrolled in AP Literature for the 2018-2019 year. Ms. Pieratti has set up a Google Classroom for your summer work. The code is 47bo6p. Be sure to add it as soon as possible to find out more about your summer assignment.

















Posted by mdunia  On Jun 13, 2018 at 8:00 AM
  

The Students of the Month for May have been selected. They were nominated by teachers who recognized academic, social, and civic excellence in the actions and behaviors of these students. The students of the month are:  
Grade 9: Borsha Sarker and Justin Senh 
Grade 10: Valeria Estrada-Corredor and Aicha Ly
Grade 11: Ryan Brown and Haneen Fiazuddin
Grade 12: Emma Luxembourg and Connor Gerrity 
Congratulations to all of these wonderful students!

Also, the high school would like to recognize two students that were inadvertently not recognized at recent awards ceremonies. First, please congratulate Avinash Sreeji for having perfect attendance this year, and secondly, please congratulate Juliet Burdick for her hard work in achieving High Honor Roll. Great work this year.

Attention students: The Media Center will be closed on Tuesday, June 12 from 7:25am -10:30am for the AP Literature Conference. Please plan accordingly. 

AP News:
-All students taking AP Government next year should attend an informational meeting after school on Thursday, June 14 in the Media Center Seminar Room. Any questions please see Mr. D'Amato. 

-Attention all future AP Psychology students. Please come to a mandatory summer work meeting after school tomorrow in the Cafeteria. If you have any questions please see Ms. Caless or Ms. Simcik.

-Any student taking the AP Economics next year should plan to meet on Thursday, June 14 in Room 160 to pick up materials for Summer Work. If you cannot attend please see Mr. Mabey in Room 160. 

-Attention future AP Language and Composition students: please attend a brief meeting this Friday, June 15 at 2:00pm in the cafeteria. We will be going over the summer work requirements during this time. If you cannot attend, please see Ms. Flachsbart or Mrs. McCullough. 

Students, please note: the last day for high school drop in at the Teen Center will be Thursday, June 14. Please plan accordingly.

Just a Reminder - This is your last chance to sign up! The Annual FBLA Basketball 3 on 3 event will be on Thursday, June 14 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm in the gym. The cost is $5 a person. Prizes will be given out to the first, second, and third place teams. Any questions, or for sign up forms - please see Mrs. Barrett in Room 126. See you there.

Attention students: There will be a Travel Club Meeting on Thursday, June 14 at 2:05pm in Room 233. Any students interested in international travel should attend this planning meeting for the Spain-Italy trip for April break of next year. If you are interested but cannot attend this planning meeting please see Sra. Ruiz in Room 233.

Summer work for the UCONN ECE Modern Western Traditions, known formerly as AP European History, will be handed out on Thursday, June 14 after school in Room 156. Any questions, please see Ms. Battaglio in Room 156.

Are you a book worm? Do you love to read? You're certainly not alone. Avid readers of the South Windsor Senior community are eager to connect with South Windsor High School students through literature. They will meet on Monday, June 25 at 10:00am to connect with those students with this common interest and to decide on a book to read and later discuss in July. Anyone who is interested, please join us at our first meeting at the South Windsor Community Center.

Leadership Greater Hartford is currently accepting applications for their Summer Nexus program. Summer Nexus is a seven day leadership program that assembles motivated and energetic high school students for a crash course in leadership development and community involvement. Participants will broaden their horizons by meeting new people and having new experiences. They will gain new skills to expand their resume as well as help them at home, at school and in job hunting. They will meet community leaders and do community service to help the Hartford region. If you are interested in the Summer Nexus program, see Ms. Lane in Room 6 with questions or for an application.

If you are looking for a fun way to explore a career or build your leadership skills this summer, Manchester Community College has options for you. The MCC “Excursions in Learning” program offers a week of leadership, team building and ropes challenges or programs in veterinary science and equine science in July. Flyers with details on the programs and information on how to register are in the Career Center.

Athletic News:
-Girls soccer will have an informational meeting on Thursday in Room 154 to discuss summer opportunities and tryouts in August. If you cannot attend please see Coach Camire. 

-Anyone interested in trying out for the Boys Soccer Teams next fall, please come to a meeting at 3:00pm on Tuesday, June 12 in Room 102. There, you will meet the coaching staff and hear about your summer options and preseason plans.
Posted by cdoherty  On Jun 12, 2018 at 9:10 AM
  
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