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Seniors: There is a new group of scholarships with April deadlines waiting for you in Naviance!  Highlights include the NEACAC scholarship, the ECHN scholarship for students pursuing health fields, South Windsor Little League’s awards for students who are former players, the brand new William Perry scholarship exclusively for a South Windsor student who has achieved academic success while being a student leader, and the JE Shepard award from the Jaycees for students who embody integrity and spirit in their community.  Check out these and so many more in Naviance and see Mrs. Carty if you need any help finding applications.

The NACAC Spring College Fair takes place today and tomorrow at the Connecticut Convention Center.  For more information, visit www.GoToMyNCF.com.

Juniors:  Are you interested in serving on the State of Connecticut Board of Education?  This highly coveted position would have you working with State of Connecticut political leaders in helping shape and develop educational policies and lend a student perspective to lawmakers.  These state level meetings take place one Wednesday a month in Hartford for the entire school day.  See Mr. Wry in Guidance if interested. 

The Science Fiction / Fantasy club will hold one meeting in April, which will be Monday, April 15, the day we return from April break.  Join us in room 127 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm to watch and discuss Maze Runner.

Copycats would like to congratulate our employee of the month, Stephen Marsh!  Stephen is being recognized for his on the job performance and his willingness to communicate with others. Congratulations, Stephen!

A representative from Fairleigh Dickinson will be in the Career Center today at 11:45 am to speak to students who are interested in hearing about their programs and campus life.  If you would like to attend, sign up in Naviance and come to the Career Center for a pass.

Interact Members: Reminder, this Thursday is our April meeting at 2:05 pm in the Seminar Room. We hope to see you there!  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Howard in room 134.

Athletic News:

Varsity and JV Girls Lacrosse both defeated Farmington 13-3 in great team wins. They will play Berlin at home on Thursday.
Posted by cdoherty  On Apr 02, 2019 at 8:39 AM
  

Seniors: There is a new group of scholarships with April deadlines waiting for you in Naviance!  Highlights include the NEACAC scholarship, the ECHN scholarship for students pursuing health fields, South Windsor Little League’s awards for students who are former players, the brand new William Perry scholarship exclusively for a South Windsor student who has achieved academic success while being a student leader, and the JE Shepard award from the Jaycees for students who embody integrity and spirit in their community.  Check out these and so many more in Naviance and see Mrs. Carty if you need any help finding applications.

The NACAC Spring College Fair takes place tomorrow and Wednesday at the Connecticut Convention Center. For more information, visit www.GoToMyNCF.com.

Juniors: Are you interested in serving on the State of Connecticut Board of Education?  This highly coveted position would have you working with State of Connecticut political leaders in helping shape and develop educational policies and lend a student perspective to lawmakers.  These state level meetings take place one Wednesday a month in Hartford for the entire school day.  See Mr. Wry in Guidance if interested. 

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club will hold one meeting in April, which will be Monday, April 15, the day we return from April break.  Join us in room 127 from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm to watch and discuss Maze Runner.
Posted by cdoherty  On Apr 01, 2019 at 8:50 AM
  

Tonight Rho Kappa will host a Women’s History Month movie marathon in the auditorium.  Come from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm to watch the movies Hidden Figures and League of their Own.  There will be free pizza and food!

The National Association for College Admission Counseling will host a spring college fair on Monday, April 2 and Tuesday, April 3 at the Connecticut Convention Center.  You can register in advance at www.GoToMyNCF.com and a poster advertising the event is hanging outside School Counseling.

Scholarship alert for seniors!  The South Windsor Little League scholarship application is now available.  You can download it from Naviance or pick one up in the Career Center.  It is due April 12.

There is a new scholarship opportunity only for South Windsor High School seniors. The William L. Perry Scholarship will be awarded to students who have exhibited outstanding leadership in multiple arenas, while maintaining a rigorous course load, and strong academic performance.  Applicants must show a record of participation in high commitment activities such as athletics, music or drama, while also being active leaders in service clubs or student government.  Application may be downloaded in Naviance or picked up at the Career Center and will be due by April 26.

Seniors: Please note the white board outside the Career Center lists a number of scholarship opportunities with upcoming deadlines. These are just a few of the scholarships you will find listed in Naviance with information on how to apply. Some of the criteria for these include being a student in the Open Choice program, planning to pursue a degree in Education, planning to attend college in CT and more!

The Writing Center is now accepting applications for writing tutors for the 2019-2020 school year. This is a great opportunity for any students who like to write and who enjoy helping people. See your English teacher for more information or for an application. Applications are due by April 1.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 29, 2019 at 9:23 AM
  

Anyone who participated in the first or second session of the Bowling Club and wants to be in the group photo for the yearbook, should report to the lobby during homeroom TODAY. Please see Mr. Gray in room 168 if you need a pass or have any questions.

Art Club will be meeting TODAY, Thursday, March 28 from 2:00 pm to 3:45 pm in room 7. New and returning members are welcome, come draw, paint, or create something else.

On Friday, March 29, Rho Kappa will be hosting a Women’s History Month movie marathon in the auditorium. Come from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm to watch the movies Hidden Figures and League of their Own. There will be free pizza and food!

Seniors: Please note the white board outside the Career Center lists a number of scholarship opportunities with upcoming deadlines. These are just a few of the scholarships you will find listed in Naviance with information on how to apply. Some of the criteria for these include being a student in the Open Choice program, planning to pursue a degree in Education, planning to attend college in CT and more!

Juniors: Are you interested in serving on the State of Connecticut Board of Education? This highly coveted position would have you working with State of Connecticut political leaders in helping shape and develop educational policies and lend a student perspective to lawmakers. These state level meetings take place one Wednesday a month in Hartford for the entire school day. See Mr. Wry in Guidance if interested. 

The Writing Center is now accepting applications for writing tutors for the 2019-2020 school year. This is a great opportunity for any students who like to write and who enjoy helping people. See your English teacher for more information or for an application. Applications are due by April 1.

Gateway Community College is having an Open House on Saturday, April 6 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Tour facilities, meet professors, and learn all about academic opportunities and activities. Visit gatewayct.edu for more information.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 28, 2019 at 9:01 AM
  

Anyone who participated in the first or second session of the bowling club and wants to be in the group photo for the yearbook should report to the lobby during homeroom this Thursday, March 28. Please see Mr. Gray in room 168 if you need a pass or have any questions.

On Friday, March 29, Rho Kappa will be hosting a Women’s History Month movie marathon in the auditorium. Come from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm to watch the movies Hidden Figures and League of their Own. There will be free pizza and food!

A representative from the University of Maine will be here Thursday morning, March 28 to meet with students interested in learning more about their school and academic programs. Please sign up in Naviance and see Mrs. Carty for a pass if you are interested in attending.

Seniors: Please note the white board outside the Career Center lists a number of scholarship opportunities with upcoming deadlines. These are just a few of the scholarships you will find listed in Naviance with information on how to apply. Some of the criteria for these include being a student in the Open Choice program, planning to pursue a degree in Education, planning to attend college in CT and more!

Let’s be…Bombara Strong. This Thursday, March 28, let’s show our support for Dr. Bombara by wearing Bombara Strong t-shirts (available for purchase in School Counseling, all proceeds go to cancer research), or the color purple to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer. Dr. Bombara has been a school counselor here at SWHS for 18 years and he’s fighting a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Juniors: Are you interested in serving on the State of Connecticut Board of Education? This highly coveted position would have you working with State of Connecticut political leaders in helping shape and develop educational policies and lend a student perspective to lawmakers. These state level meetings take place one Wednesday a month in Hartford for the entire school day. See Mr. Wry in Guidance if interested. 

The Writing Center is now accepting applications for writing tutors for the 2019-2020 school year. This is a great opportunity for any students who like to write and who enjoy helping people. See your English teacher for more information or for an application. Applications are due by April 1.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 27, 2019 at 9:19 AM
  

Hey Bobcat Foodies! For March, the Cooking Club gets fancy with a posh tea party menu featuring white chocolate and apricot scones, cucumber sandwiches, a crumb-tastic coffee cake, lemon bars and more. Save room for melty Reuben sandwiches and beef pot pie! Your culinary tour of Ireland and the United Kingdom awaits! Bring $5 to Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz to reserve your spot. 

Anyone who participated in the first or second session of the bowling and wants to be in the group photo for the yearbook should report to the lobby during homeroom this Thursday, March 28. Please see Mr. Gray in room 168 if you need a pass or have any questions.

On Friday, March 29, Rho Kappa will be hosting a Women’s History Month Movie marathon in the auditorium. Come from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm to watch the movies Hidden Figures and League of their Own. There will be free pizza and food!

Any Senior who has signed up to present their Capstone on Wednesday, March 27 can find their time slots and room numbers posted on Mr. Richard's Capstone Google Classroom and off of the Capstone Website. Any questions or concerns, please see Ms. Walsh and Mr. Richard's in the Social Studies Office period 8.  

A representative from the University of Maine will be here Thursday morning to meet with students interested in learning more about their school and academic programs. Please sign up in Naviance and see Mrs. Carty for a pass if you are interested in attending.

Seniors – please note the white board outside the Career Center which lists a number of scholarship opportunities with upcoming deadlines. These are just a few of the scholarships you will find listed in Naviance with information on how to apply. Some of the criteria for these include being a student in the Open Choice program, planning to pursue a degree in Education, planning to attend college in CT and more!

Let’s be…Bombara Strong. This Thursday, March 28 let’s show our support for Dr. Bombara by wearing Bombara Strong t-shirts (available for purchase in School Counseling, all proceeds go to cancer research), or the color purple to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer. Dr. Bombara has been a school counselor here at SWHS for 20 plus years and he’s fighting a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 26, 2019 at 9:17 AM
  

11th graders: Are you interested in serving on the State of Connecticut Board of Education? This highly coveted position would have you working with State of Connecticut political leaders in helping shape and develop educational policies and lend a student perspective to lawmakers. These state level meetings take place one Wednesday a month in Hartford for the entire school day. See Mr. Wry in Guidance if interested. 

Hey Bobcat Foodies! For March, the Cooking Club gets fancy with a posh tea party menu featuring white chocolate and apricot scones, cucumber sandwiches, a crumb-tastic coffee cake, lemon bars and more.  Save room for melty Reuben sandwiches and beef pot pie! Your culinary tour of Ireland and the United Kingdom awaits! Bring $5 to Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz to reserve your spot. 

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club will hold its next meeting next Thursday, March 28 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm in room 127. Join us to work on your own creative writing.

Gateway Community College is having an open house on Saturday, April 6 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Tour facilities, meet professors, and learn all about academic opportunities and activities. Visit gatewayct.edu for more information.

The Writing Center is now accepting applications for writing tutors for the 2019-2020 school year. This is a great opportunity for any students who like to write and who enjoy helping people. See your English teacher for more information or for an application. Applications are due by April 1.

Tomorrow's Game of Tiaras rehearsal is for all actors. Full cast please report tomorrow, Tuesday, March 26 to the auditorium after school. 
 
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 25, 2019 at 8:49 AM
  

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club will hold its next meeting next Thursday, March 28 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm in room 127. Join us to work on your own creative writing.

There will be an FBLA meeting in room 126 today, March 21 at 2:00 pm.

All Seniors who have not presented their Capstone Project, must sign up this week in order to present on Wednesday, March 27. Failure to present your Capstone Project on March 27 could result in loss of Senior Privileges and Activities. To sign up, please go to the Capstone website, located off of the SWHS Homepage and fill out the Google Form. Questions or concerns, stop in to room 163 or Social Studies office to see Mr. Richards or Ms. Walsh.

Juniors interested in applying for State Police Week may get an application from Dr. LaRochelle in the School Counseling Office.

Any student who requested Music Theory, AP Music Theory, or Music Through The Ages for next year should come to the Career Center today, March 21 during Homeroom for a special informational meeting. Please see Mr. Martineau in the music department or Mr. Wry in Guidance with any questions.

The NHS Prom Dress Drive has been extended until March 29. People can bring their gently used prom dresses and accessories to the SWHS main office.

Anyone interested in getting out for a hike? Join the Outing Club on Sunday, March 31 to hike Ragged Mountain. Permission slips can be picked up in room 254 or 234C. Permission slips and payment are due by Friday, March 22. See Ms. Andrews or Mrs. Lynch with any questions. 

Athletic News:

All Spring athletes that are Freshman, Juniors and new players that have not yet played a fall or winter sport this year MUST report to Room 234 A/B at SWHS at the times assigned below:

Thursday, March 21
- Boys’ Lacrosse at 3:00 pm
- Boys’ Track at 4:15 pm
- Girls’ Lacrosse at 5:30 pm

Friday, March 22
- Baseball at 4:15 pm
- Volleyball at 5:30 pm
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 21, 2019 at 8:50 AM
  

All Seniors who have not presented their Capstone Project, must sign up this week in order to present on Wednesday, March 27. Failure to present your Capstone Project on March 27 could result in loss of Senior Privileges and Activities. To sign up, please go to the Capstone website, located off of the SWHS Homepage and fill out the Google Form. Questions or concerns, stop in to room 163 or Social Studies office to see Mr. Richards or Ms. Walsh.

Juniors interested in applying for State Police Week may get an application from Dr. LaRochelle in the School Counseling Office.

The Writing Center is now accepting applications for writing tutors for the 2019-2020 school year. This is a great opportunity for any students who like to write and who enjoy helping people. See your English teacher for more information or for an application. Applications are due by April 1.

Any student who requested Music Theory, AP Music Theory, or Music Through The Ages for next year should come to the Career Center on Thursday during Homeroom for a special informational meeting.  Please see Mr. Martineau in the music department or Mr. Wry in Guidance with any questions.

Congratulations to the following Students of the Month for February: 
Grade 12: Grace Imondi and Sean Holmes
Grade 11: Kaylee Klemba and Allison Samsel
Grade 10: Amanda Cole and Tyler Nielson
Grade 9: Maya Lagasse and Camron Carvalho

There will be a Travel Club Meeting for students and parents on Wednesday, March 20 in the SWHS Cafeteria at 6:00 pm.  Please contact Sra. Ruiz if you cannot attend.

There will be a Meet and Greet for all Travel Club members travelling to Spain and Italy on Thursday, March 21 at 2:05 pm in room 233.  Please see Sra. Ruiz if you cannot attend.

NHS is running a Prom Dress Drive until March 23. People can bring their gently used prom dresses and accessories to the Community Center. 

Anyone interested in getting out for a hike? Join the Outing Club on Sunday, March 31 to hike Ragged Mountain. Permission slips can be picked up in room 254 or 234C. Permission slips and payment are due by Friday, March 22. See Ms. Andrews or Mrs. Lynch with any questions. 

11th graders: Are you interested in serving on the State of Connecticut Board of Education? This highly coveted position would have you working with State of Connecticut political leaders in helping shape and develop educational policies and lend a student perspective to lawmakers. These state level meetings take place one Wednesday a month in Hartford for the entire school day. See Mr. Wry in Guidance if interested. 

Gateway Community College is having an open house on Saturday, April 6 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Tour facilities, meet professors, and learn all about academic opportunities and activities. Visit gatewayct.edu for more information.

Athletic News:

All Spring athletes that are Freshman, Juniors and new players that have not yet played a fall or winter sport this year MUST report to Room 234 A/B at SWHS at the times assigned below:

Wednesday, March 20
- Softball at 3:00 pm
- Girls’ Track at 4:15 pm
- Boys’ Tennis at 5:30 pm

Thursday, March 21
- Boys’ Lacrosse at 3:00 pm
- Boys’ Track at 4:15 pm
- Girls Lacrosse at 5:30 pm

Friday, March 22
- Baseball at 4:15 pm
- Volleyball at 5:30 pm
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 20, 2019 at 8:54 AM
  

The Writing Center is now accepting applications for writing tutors for the 2019-2020 school year. This is a great opportunity for any students who like to write and who enjoy helping people. See your English teacher for more information or for an application. Applications are due by April 1.

There will be a Travel Club Meeting for Students and parents on Wednesday, March 20 in the SWHS Cafeteria at 6:00 pm. Please contact Sra. Ruiz if you cannot attend.

There will be a Meet and Greet for all Travel Club members travelling to Spain and Italy on Thursday, March 21 at 2:05 pm in room 233. Please see Sra. Ruiz if you cannot attend.

NHS is running a Prom Dress Drive until March 23. People can bring their gently used prom dresses and accessories to the Community Center. 

The Freshman Class of 2022 is holding a fundraiser at a local ice cream shop on Tuesday, March 19 from 4:00 - 9:30 pm at 301 Evergreen Way.

Anyone interested in getting out for a hike? Join the Outing Club on Sunday, March 31 to hike Ragged Mountain. Permission slips can be picked up in room 254 or 234C. Permission slips and payment are due by Friday, March 22. See Ms. Andrews or Mrs. Lynch with any questions. 

Any Senior who still needs to present their Capstone project, the next wave of presentations will be on Wednesday, March 27. To sign up to present, please fill out the Google Form located off of the Capstone webpage or in Mr. Richard's and Ms. Walsh's Capstone Google Classroom. Please sign up ASAP to ensure you get a time slot.  

11th graders- are you interested in serving on the State of Connecticut Board of Education? This highly coveted position would have you working with State of Connecticut political leaders in helping shape and develop educational policies and lend a student perspective to lawmakers. These state level meetings take place one Wednesday a month in Hartford for the entire school day. See Mr. Wry in Guidance if interested. 

Even though Dollars for Scholars has ended, there are still several scholarship opportunities in Naviance and they are being updated daily. Continue to check the scholarship database and watch the white board outside the Career Center for featured scholarships.

Gateway Community College is having an open house on Saturday, April 6 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Tour facilities, meet professors, and learn all about academic opportunities and activities. Visit gatewayct.edu for more information.

Athletic News:

Boys Tennis Tryouts Will Run Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at Magic Lincer Tennis Club, 404 West Center Street in Manchester from 4:30 - 6:30 pm. Your physical needs to be on file in order for you to tryout. You must bring a racquet and tennis sneakers.

All Spring athletes who are Freshman, Juniors and new players that have not yet played a fall or winter sport this year MUST report to Room 234 A/B at SWHS at the times assigned below:

Monday, March 18
- Boys’ and Girls’ Golf at 4:00 pm
- Girls’ Tennis at 5:30 pm

Wednesday, March 20
- Softball at 3:00 pm
- Girls’ Track at 4:15 pm
- Boys’ Tennis at 5:30 pm

Thursday, March 21
- Boys’ Lacrosse at 3:00 pm
- Boys’ Track at 4:15 pm
- Girls’ Lacrosse at 5:30 pm

Friday, March 22
- Baseball at 4:15 pm
- Volleyball at 5:30 pm
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 18, 2019 at 9:09 AM
  
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