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A student representative from the admissions office of Emmanuel College will be here Monday, January 7 at 11:30 am to speak to any students interested in knowing more about attending Emmanuel College. The visit is posted in Naviance. Please sign up and see Mrs. Carty for a pass to attend.

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club will hold its next meeting today, Thursday, January 3 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm in room 127. Join us for snacks as we watch and discuss Planet of the Apes.

Seniors: The deadline for submitting written work for Capstone has been updated and you may now turn in your written work to your adviser on or before Monday, January 7. Please note you must turn in written work by this deadline to be eligible to present on January 17. Please touch base with your adviser now that we are back from break.

There will be an FBLA meeting after school today, Thursday, January 3 in room 126. See you there.

If anyone in Mrs. Barrett’s Capstone group has any questions, please see her after school in room 122 any Monday through Thursday.
Posted by cdoherty  On Jan 03, 2019 at 9:20 AM
  

Applying to UConn? Applications are due and must be submitted to the UConn Admissions Office by Tuesday, January 15.

The Science Fiction/Fantasy Club will hold its next meeting this Thursday, January 3 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm in room 127. Join us for snacks as we watch and discuss Planet of the Apes.

Posted by cdoherty  On Jan 02, 2019 at 9:04 AM
  

Seniors please note that if you have January 15 deadlines for college applications, TODAY, Friday, December 21 is the last day to complete transcript request forms. Come to School Counseling as soon as possible if you need your transcripts ready.

If you are a freshman going on the To Kill A Mockingbird / New York City Field Trip on Wednesday, January 2, be sure to dress warmly and be in the lobby for 7:25 am on that Wednesday, which is our first day back from break. See Mrs. White in 144 if you have questions.
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 21, 2018 at 9:00 AM
  

There will be NO late buses today, Thursday, December 20. Please plan accordingly.

There will be no FBLA meeting today, Thursday, December 20. There are no late buses so we are canceling the meeting. 

Mind's Eye will be hosting an Open-Mic Coffeehouse tonight, December 20 from 6:00 -8:00 pm in the SWHS Library Media Center. Come enjoy music, poetry, and other original work. All are welcome.

It’s Holiday Spirit Week! Tomorrow, December 21 is Pajama Day and don’t forget, it’s a 1/2 day to start the holiday break.

Looking for a contemporary fiction novel to read over break? The Book Club will be reading Made You Up by Francesca Zappia and will meet on Monday, January 10 to discuss. New members are welcome! For more information, see Mrs. Busa in Room 100. 

The Science Fiction/Fantasy Club will hold its next meeting today, December 20 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm in room 127. Join us to work on your own creative writing. We will also take our club picture for the yearbook at this meeting.

The Coolidge Scholarship program is open for this year. This highly selective scholarship is for JUNIORS only. If selected, recipients will receive a full-ride scholarship for four years of undergraduate study to any American college or university. The application deadline is Wednesday, January 23. Information can be found in Naviance or at www.CoolidgeScholars.org

The next wave of capstone presentations will be on January 17. All written work must be turned in to your adviser on or before Friday, January 4. If you do not present and pass capstone in January you could then be placed in a structured study hall during second semester to help you complete your capstone work. This change in schedule could mean your early release privilege is revoked. Please touch base with your adviser prior to the break. A checklist is posted on the Senior Capstone website to aid you in finishing your project.

Ryan Belekewicz will be hosting a fundraiser for his Eagle project at a local sandwich shop on Sullivan Avenue today, December 20 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm. His project is to build a gazebo over the reflection area at the Bob King Memorial Woods, near Wapping Cemetery. Please come out to grab a bite to eat to support the project!

Big Sky Fitness in Vernon is looking for swim instructors for weekday evening shifts and some weekends. Applicants must be at least 16, certified lifeguards, and have some experience teaching swim lessons. If you are interested in applying please see the flyer on the Career Center bulletin board.
 
Seniors please note that if you have January 15 deadlines for college applications, tomorrow, Friday, December 21 is the last day to complete transcript request forms. Come to School Counseling as soon as possible if you need your transcripts ready.

The winter clothing accessories drive ends tomorrow, December 21. Please bring in gently or new clothing and accessories, such as hats, gloves, and jackets, are appreciated. There will be donation boxes in the South Windsor Community Center and here at the high school.
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 20, 2018 at 8:53 AM
  

Mind's Eye will be hosting an Open-Mic Coffeehouse this Thursday, December 20 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm in the library. Come enjoy music, poetry, and other original work. All are welcome.

Attention all students: Santa Claus and his elf are coming to visit you TODAY in the cafeteria. Take a picture with them for $1! All proceeds will go to the Jimmy V Cancer Research foundation.

It’s Holiday Spirit Week!
Thursday, December 20 you can be creative and dress as your favorite holiday character.
Friday, December 21 is Pajama Day and don’t forget, it’s a 1/2 day to start the holiday break.

Looking for a contemporary fiction novel to read over break? The Book Club will be reading Made You Up by Francesca Zappia and will meet on Monday, January 10 to discuss. New members are welcome! For more information, see Mrs. Busa in Room 100. 

Attention Seniors, in order to be eligible to present on January 17, all written work for Capstone must be turned in to your adviser on or before January 4.  Please touch base with your adviser prior to the break.  

The Science Fiction/Fantasy Club will hold its next meeting this Thursday, December 20 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm in room 127. Join us to work on your own creative writing. We will also take our club picture for the yearbook at this meeting.

Big Sky Fitness in Vernon is looking for swim instructors for weekday evening shifts and some weekends. Applicants must be at least 16, certified lifeguards, and have some experience teaching swim lessons. If you are interested in applying please see the flyer on the Career Center bulletin board.

Applying to UConn? Applications are due and must be submitted to the UConn admissions Office by January 15. Students should submit transcript request forms to the School Counseling Department by Friday, December 21.

There is a winter accessories clothing drive going on now through December 21. All gently or new clothing and accessories, such as hats, gloves, and jackets, are appreciated. There will be donation boxes in the South Windsor Community Center and here at the high school.
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 19, 2018 at 8:44 AM
  

Mind's Eye will be hosting an open-mic coffeehouse this Thursday, December 20 from 6:00 -8:00 pm in the library. Come enjoy music, poetry, and other original work. All are welcome.

Attention all South Windsor students! Santa Claus and his elf are coming to visit you this Wednesday in the cafeteria. Take a picture with them for $1! All proceeds will go to the Jimmy V Cancer Research foundation.

It’s Holiday Spirit Week!
Tomorrow, December 19, is Flannel Day to support South Windsor For The Kids. Please bring in $2 to participate in Flannel Day and help raise funds for a great cause.
Thursday, December 20 you can be creative and dress as your favorite holiday character.
Friday, December 21 is Pajama Day and don’t forget, it’s a 1/2 day to start the holiday break.

Looking for a contemporary fiction novel to read over break? The Book Club will be reading Made You Up by Francesca Zappia and will meet on Monday, January 10 to discuss. New members are welcome! For more information, see Mrs. Busa in Room 100.

The Cooking Club invites you to an afternoon of festive holiday treats and cozy comfort foods. On Wednesday, December 19, we'll be making mac and cheese, baked potato soup with toppings, gingerbread cupcakes, cinnamon rolls, and so much more. Bring $5 to Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz to reserve your spot!

There will be a member of the United States Marines here today at 1:00 pm to discuss the NROTC Scholarship program. NROTC stands for Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps. If you are interested in finding out how this type of military scholarship can help pay for your college education, sign up in Naviance to attend this visit. It is listed under College Visits as NROTC Scholarship.

If you are a freshman going on the To Kill A Mockingbird / New York City Field Trip on Wednesday, January 2, be sure to dress warmly and be in the lobby for 7:25 am on that Wednesday, which is our first day back from break. See Mrs. White in 144 if you have questions.

Ryan Belekewicz will be holding another fundraiser for his Eagle project at a local sandwich shop on Sullivan Avenue on Thursday, December 20 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm. His project is to build a gazebo over the reflection area at the Bob King Memorial Woods, near Wapping Cemetery. Please come out to grab a bite to eat to support the project!

School Counseling and the Career Center will kick-off scholarship season with information sessions today at 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm in the auditorium. Additionally, there will be drop-in hours in the Career Center all day on Wednesday and Thursday, December 19 and 20. Counselors will be available to help you understand the scholarship process better. No appointments are needed. Come during any free periods or your lunch wave.

The Science Fiction/Fantasy Club will hold its next meeting this Thursday, December 20 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm in room 127. Join us to work on your own creative writing. We will also take our club picture for the yearbook at this meeting.

Big Sky Fitness in Vernon is looking for swim instructors for weekday evening shifts and some weekends. Applicants must be at least 16, certified lifeguards, and have some experience teaching swim lessons. If you are interested in applying please see the flyer on the Career Center bulletin board.
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 18, 2018 at 8:49 AM
  

It’s Holiday Spirit Week!
Tomorrow, don’t forget to wear your festive holiday hats and socks!
On Wednesday, December 19, it’s Flannel Day to support South Windsor For The Kids. Please bring in $2 if you want to participate in this day and help raise funds for a great cause.
Thursday, December 20 you can be creative and dress as your favorite holiday character.
Friday, December 21 is Pajama Day and don’t forget, it is a 1/2 day to start the holiday break.

Looking for a contemporary fiction novel to read over break? The Book Club will be reading Made You Up by Francesca Zappia and will meet on Monday, January 10 to discuss. New members are welcome! For more information, see Mrs. Busa in Room 100.

The Cooking Club invites you to an afternoon of festive holiday treats and cozy comfort foods. On Wednesday, December 19, we'll be making mac and cheese, baked potato soup with toppings, gingerbread cupcakes, cinnamon rolls, and so much more. Bring $5 to Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz to reserve your spot!

There will be a member of the United States Marines here to discuss the NROTC Scholarship program on Tuesday, December 18 at 1:00 pm. NROTC stands for Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps. If you are interested in finding out how this type of military scholarship can help pay for your college education, sign up in Naviance to attend this visit. It is listed under College Visits as NROTC Scholarship.

School Counseling and the Career Center will kick-off scholarship season with an information session on Tuesday, December 18 at 2:00 pm in the auditorium. Additionally, there will be drop-in hours in the Career Center all day on Wednesday and Thursday, December 19 and 20. Counselors will be available to help you understand the scholarship process better. No appointments are needed. Come during any free periods or your lunch wave.

The Coolidge Scholarship program is open for this year. This highly selective scholarship is for JUNIORS only. If selected, recipients will receive a full-ride scholarship for four years of undergraduate study to any American college or university. The application deadline is Wednesday, January 23. Information can be found in Naviance or at www.CoolidgeScholars.org.

The Science Fiction/Fantasy Club will hold its next meeting this Thursday, December 20 in room 127 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Join us to work on your own creative writing. We will also take our club picture for the yearbook at this meeting.
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 17, 2018 at 9:22 AM
  

Today is SADD Makes You Happy Day! The SADD Club would like to encourage you to share kindness today in honor of the victims of Sandy Hook. Please take time to thank someone that you appreciate or give a kind word to someone new. We hope that you enjoyed the treats, candy canes, music, flowers and notes around the school.

Yoga Club will meet Monday, December 17 at 2:15 pm in the Chorus room. Everyone is welcome. See Ms. Lane in room 6 with any questions.

Reminder to any seniors interested in the Seal of Bi-literacy. The sign up meeting is this Monday, December 17 at 7:15 am during late arrival in the Language Lab room 234A.

Holiday Spirit Week is next week! The themes for each day are as follows:
Monday, December 17: Ugly Sweater Day, please bring a canned good. 
Tuesday, December 18: Wear your festive holiday hats and socks.
Wednesday, December 19: Flannel Day to support South Windsor For The Kids. Please bring in $2 if you want to participate in this day and help raise funds for a great cause.
Thursday, December 20: Be creative and dress as your favorite holiday character.
Friday, December 21st is Pajama Day and remember it’s a 1/2 day to start the holiday break.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors: The CATS club is receiving applications for the 2019-2020 school year. If you are interested in an opportunity to work closely with your peers, lead, and mentor new students, please consider applying! Applications can be picked up in the main office and are due TODAY!

The Cooking Club invites you to an afternoon of festive holiday treats and cozy comfort foods. On Wednesday, December 19, we'll be making mac and cheese, baked potato soup with toppings, gingerbread cupcakes, cinnamon rolls, and so much more. Bring $5 to Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz to reserve your spot!

There will be a member of the United States Marines here to discuss the NROTC Scholarship program on Tuesday, December 18 at 1:00 pm. NROTC stands for Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps. If you are interested in finding out how this type of military scholarship can help pay for your college education, sign up in Naviance to attend this visit. It is listed under College Visits as NROTC Scholarship.

School Counseling and the Career Center will kick-off scholarship season with an information session on Tuesday, December 18 at 2:00 pm in the auditorium. Additionally, there will be drop-in hours in the Career Center all day on Wednesday and Thursday, December 19 and 20. Counselors will be available to help you understand the scholarship process better. No appointments are needed. Come during any free periods or your lunch wave.
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 14, 2018 at 8:59 AM
  

Holiday Spirit Week is next week! The themes for each day are as follows:
Monday, December 17: Ugly Sweater Day, please bring a canned good. 
Tuesday, December 18: Wear your festive holiday hats and socks.
Wednesday, December 19: Flannel Day to support South Windsor For The Kids. Please bring in $2 if you want to participate in this day and help raise funds for a great cause.
Thursday, December 20: Be creative and dress as your favorite holiday character.
Friday, December 21: Pajama Day and remember it’s a 1/2 day to start the holiday break.

The SADD Club will be honoring December 14 with SADD Makes You Happy Day. The day was created 3 years ago to help share kindness to all students and staff. Please wear GREEN tomorrow to show your support!

Come celebrate the season with music. Chamber Orchestra and String Orchestra will perform this evening, December 13 at 7:00 pm. General admission tickets are available at the door for $5.00.

There will be a Student Council meeting Thursday, December 13 at 2:10 pm in room 163. 

Attention Sophomores and Juniors: The CATS club is receiving applications for the 2019-2020 school year. If you are interested in an opportunity to work closely with your peers, lead, and mentor new students, please consider applying! Applications can be picked up in the main office and are due tomorrow, December 14.

The Strategy Club will meet today, December 13 after school in room 7.

The Science Fiction/Fantasy Club will hold its next meeting next Thursday, December 20 in room 127 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Join us to work on your own creative writing. We will also take our club picture for the yearbook at this meeting.

The next wave of capstone presentations will be on January 17. All written work must be turned into your adviser on or before Friday, January 4. If you do not present and pass capstone in January you could then be placed in a structured study hall during second semester to help you complete your capstone work. This change in schedule could mean your early release privilege is revoked. Please reach out to your adviser for help in completing your capstone. A checklist is posted on the Senior Capstone website to aid you in finishing your project. 

Yesterday, the Math Team beated the 25 other teams in the Capitol Area Math League, winning for the 2nd time in 3 league meets this season. Turning in perfect meets for the Bobcats were Keshav Ramesh, Aryan Kalia, Michael Ngo, Pranav Ramesh, Neal Shah, and Samantha West. Halfway through the league season, South Windsor is in 2nd place in the standings, just behind leader Avon.

Athletic News:
All girls on the volleyball team who did not attend the team banquet on Monday, should see Coach Holt in the women's PE office to pick up their awards. Any questions, see your coach.
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 13, 2018 at 12:23 PM
  

Holiday Spirit Week is next week! The themes for each day are as follows:
Monday, December 17: Ugly Sweater Day, please bring a canned good.
Tuesday, December 18: Wear your festive holiday hats and socks.
Wednesday, December 19: Flannel Day to support South Windsor For The Kids - please bring in $2 if you want to participate and help raise funds for a great cause.
Thursday, December 20: Be creative and dress as your favorite holiday character.
Friday, December 21: Pajama Day and remember it’s a 1/2 day to start the holiday break.

The SADD Club will be honoring December 14 with SADD Makes You Happy Day. The day was created 3 years ago to help share kindness to all students and staff. Please wear GREEN on Friday to show your support!

Come celebrate the season with the Band and Orchestra Concerts THIS week. Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will perform tonight, December 12 at 6:30 pm. Chamber Orchestra and String Orchestra will perform on Thursday, December 13 at 7:00 pm. General admission tickets will be available online and at the door for $5.00.

There will be a Student Council meeting Thursday, December 13 at 2:10 pm in room 163. 

Applying to UConn? Applications are due and must be submitted to the UConn admissions Office by January 15. Students should submit transcript request forms to the School Counseling Department by December 21.

There is a winter accessories clothing drive going on now through December 21. All gently or new clothing and accessories, such as hats, gloves, and jackets, are appreciated. There will be donation boxes in the South Windsor Community Center and here at the high school.

Cooking Club: We will be crafting our December menu today, December 12 after school in room 105. Officers are required to attend, but anyone can help us in this planning meeting. Any questions? See Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors: The CATS club is receiving applications for the 2019-2020 school year. If you are interested in an opportunity to work closely with your peers, lead, and mentor new students, please consider applying! Applications can be picked up in the main office and are due Friday, December 14.

The Strategy Club will meet Thursday, December 13 after school in room 7.

School Counseling and the Career Center will kick-off scholarship season with an information session on Tuesday, December 18 at 2:00 pm in the auditorium. Additionally, there will be drop-in hours in the Career Center all day on Wednesday and Thursday, December 19 and 20. Counselors will be available to help you understand the scholarship process better. No appointments are needed. Come during any free periods or your lunch wave.

The Science Fiction/Fantasy Club will hold its next meeting next Thursday, December 20 in room 127 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. Join us to work on your own creative writing. We will also take our club picture for the yearbook at this meeting.

Athletic News:

All girls on the volleyball team who did not attend the team banquet on Monday, should see Coach Holt in the women's PE office to pick up their awards. Any questions, see your coach.
Posted by cdoherty  On Dec 12, 2018 at 8:57 AM
  
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