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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.

Today is the final day to submit applications for Dollars for Scholars. If you have any final questions, please stop into School Counseling for assistance or to be connected to our local representative. The portal will close at 11:59 pm tonight and there will no more access and no exceptions.

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. In addition, 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.

Yoga Club will meet Monday at 2:15 pm in the Chorus room to practice yoga. No experience required and everyone is welcome. See Ms. Lane in room 6 with any questions.

The Interact Badminton Tournament scheduled for March 22 has been postponed. Stay tuned for the new date!

Congratulations to Mary Grace Goodale for winning the sophomore class fundraising competition! Mary Grace, please come see Ms. Dobosz in 142 to receive your prize.

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. 

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.  

Athletic News:

The first day of baseball tryouts will be held Saturday, March 16 at the Rotary Hitting Facility. Freshman will tryout from 9:00 - 10:30 am and JV/Varsity from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Please bring indoor and outdoor gear to tryouts. Any questions, please see Mr. D'Amato.

Girls’ Lacrosse tryouts will be held Saturday, March 16 from 3:00 – 5:00 pm on the turf. Bring outdoor (turf) and indoor attire.

Boys’ Volleyball tryouts will be held this Saturday, March 16 from 8:00 – 11:00 am.

Golf tryouts will begin Monday, March 18 after school from 2:15 - 3:30 pm.  Anyone trying out for the golf team should report to room 168 after school. No equipment will be needed for the first day of tryouts. Please see Coach Gray if you have any questions or concerns.

CLICK HERE for all tryout dates and times.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 15, 2019 at 9:19 AM
  

Mind's Eye is accepting submissions through tomorrow. Submit your original fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or art for an opportunity to be published in our yearly magazine! You can bring your submission to room 129, email Ms. Flachsbart, or contact one of the Mind's Eye members. The top entries in each category will receive a gift card prize.

The representative from South Windsor Dollars for Scholars will be in the Career Center TODAY, Thursday, March 14 starting at 10:30 am. If you need any last minute assistance with your applications or want to verify its status, she is a wonderful resource. No appointment is necessary. Come in when you can during the day. Remember - the application portal closes TOMORROW and there are no exceptions.

The Strategy Club will meet TODAY after school in room 7. New members are always welcome.

Student Council is hosting the 2nd Annual Trivia Night on Friday, March 15 at 6:30 pm in the Cafe! Sign up with teams up to 5 during your lunch waves. Team registration costs $10 total. 1st place will win a $200 gift card to Sakura, 2nd place will win a $100 gift card to Friendly's and 3rd place will win a $50 gift card to Dairy Queen!  Come sign up for the fun!

All students who have been tutors for the Jump Start Program are asked to be in the lobby at 7:10 am this Friday, March 15 for our yearbook photo. Please join us if you have volunteered during any of the sessions this year.

The Interact Badminton Tournament scheduled for March 22 has been postponed. Stay tuned for the new date!

Congratulations to the Bobcat Robotics team, who finished 2nd place at the team's first event in Waterbury this past weekend. Shout out to the drivers, captains, pit crew and scouters who were instrumental in getting the team to the finals! Come see them compete on April 6 and 7 at Hartford Public High School!  

NHS is putting together a prom dress drive from March 9 to 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. 

Athletic News:

Varsity Boys’ Tennis will have a preseason meeting Thursday, March 14 in room 102 from 4:00 -5:00 pm. Tryouts start on Monday, March 18. Anybody interested in trying out should plan on attending the March 14 meeting.

The first day of Baseball tryouts will be Saturday, March 16 at the Rotary Hitting Facility. Freshman will tryout from 9:00 - 10:30am and JV/Varsity from 11:00 – 1:00 pm. Please bring indoor and outdoor gear to tryouts. Any questions, please see Mr. D'Amato.

Girls’ Lacrosse will have tryouts Saturday from 3:00 – 5:00 pm on the turf. Bring outdoor (turf) and indoor attire.

There will be a Boys’ Volleyball informational meeting on Thursday, March 14 in room 102 at SWHS from 2:30 - 3:30 pm. Boys’ Volleyball tryouts will begin this Saturday 8:00 – 11:00 am.

 
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 14, 2019 at 8:51 AM
  

Mind's Eye is accepting submissions through Friday. Submit your original fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or art for an opportunity to be published in our yearly magazine! You can bring your submission to room 129, e-mail Ms. Flachsbart, or contact one of the Mind's Eye members. The top entries in each category will receive a gift card prize.

Students interested in a field trip next Tuesday during the Professional Development day to Eastern CT State University should come to School Counseling to pick up a permission slip. This trip will include an informational session, tour, and free lunch. 

Student Council is hosting the 2nd Annual Trivia Night on Friday, March 15 at 6:30 pm in the Cafe! Sign up with teams up to 5 during your lunch waves. Team registration costs $10 total. 1st place will win a $200 gift card to Sakura, 2nd place will win a $100 gift card to Friendly's and 3rd place will win a $50 gift card to Dairy Queen! Come sign up for the fun!

Interact is hosting a Badminton Tournament on Friday, March 22 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the school gym. It is $10 per team of two and sign-ups will be up in the cafeteria at lunch this week and next week. All the money will go towards purchasing supplies for Our Companions Animal Rescue in Manchester. Any questions, please see Mrs. Howard in room 134.

Hey Bobcat Foodies! The Cooking Club will meet TODAY, Wednesday, March 13, after school in room 105. We'll be planning our delicious March menu. This meeting is mandatory for officers but anyone can attend. See you there!

The Unified Theater meeting is cancelled for today, Wednesday March 13.

All students who have been tutors for the Jump Start Program are asked to be in the lobby at 7:10 am this Friday, March 15 for our yearbook photo. Please join us if you have volunteered during any of the sessions this year.

Student parking permits are now available to all 11th and 12th graders. The cost of the permit is $40. Applications can be dropped off to Ms. Schworm in Admin 237 and will be processed on a first come first serve basis. Please note that only complete packages can be accepted.

The Interact Badminton Tournament scheduled for March 22 has been postponed. Stay tuned for the new date!

Congratulations to the Bobcat Robotics team, who finished 2nd place at the team's first event in Waterbury this past weekend. Shout out to the drivers, captains, pit crew and scouters who were instrumental in getting the team to the finals. Come see them compete on April 6 and 7 at Hartford Public High School.

Athletic News:

Varsity Boys Tennis will have a preseason meeting Thursday, March 14 in room 102 from 4:00 -5:00 pm. Tryouts start on Monday, March 18. Anybody interested in trying out should plan on attending the March 14 meeting.

The first day of baseball tryouts will be Saturday, March 16 at the Rotary Hitting Facility. Freshman will tryout from 9:00 - 10:30 am and JV/Varsity from 11:00 – 1:00 pm. Please bring indoor and outdoor gear to tryouts. Any questions, please see Mr. D'Amato.

Girls’ Lacrosse will have tryouts Saturday, March 16 from 3:00 – 5:00 pm on the turf. Bring outdoor (turf) and indoor attire.

There will be a Boys’ Volleyball informational meeting on Thursday, March 14 in room 102 from 2:30 - 3:30 pm. Boys Volleyball tryouts will begin this Saturday 8:00 – 11:00 am

Please click here for all Spring Try-Out dates/times.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 13, 2019 at 9:52 AM
  

Mind's Eye is accepting submissions through Friday. Submit your original fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or art for an opportunity to be published in our yearly magazine! You can bring your submission to room 129, email Ms. Flachsbart, or contact one of the Mind's Eye members. The top entries in each category will receive a gift card prize. 

Unified Sports has their last home game on Tuesday, March 12 at 3:00 pm in the main gym. Come out and show some support!

The American Mathematics Contest results are in, and here they are: The school winner for the AMC 12 is senior Eldon Perkins with a score of 91.5. Senior Samantha Donovan finished in 2nd place with a score of 81, and junior Noah Leibowitz finished in 3rd with a score of 78. The school winner for the AMC 10 is freshman Aryan Kalia with a score of 127.5. Freshman Michael Ngo finished in 2nd place with a score of 99, and 8th grader Yunfei Zheng finished in 3rd with a score of 94.5. Eldon and Aryan also qualified for the next level of competition, the very challenging American Invitational Math Exam. Best of luck in that endeavor! Any student who took the AMC 10 or AMC 12 can now see their math teacher for their scores.

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 so we can ensure you get a time slot.  

Students interested in a field trip next Tuesday during the Professional Development day to Eastern CT State University should come to School Counseling to pick up a permission slip. This trip will include an informational session, tour, and free lunch. 

The Wednesday, March 13 Unified Theater meeting is cancelled this week.

The Interact Badminton Tournament scheduled for March 22 has been postponed. Stay tuned for the new date!

NHS is putting together a prom dress drive from March 9 to March 23. People can bring their gently used prom dresses and accessories to the community center. 

Seniors – you have only 3 days until the Dollars for Scholars deadline. Be sure to finish up your applications and come into School Counseling or the Career Center if you have any last questions or need help. Also take note of a number of other scholarships in Naviance that are due by the end of this week or the end of the month. There are a lot of great opportunities!

Athletic News:

Varsity Boys Tennis will have a preseason meeting Thursday, March 14 in room 102 from 4:00 -5:00 pm. Tryouts start on Monday, March 18. Anybody interested in trying out should plan on attending the March 14 meeting.

The first day of Baseball tryouts will be Saturday, March 16 at the Rotary Hitting Facility. Freshman will tryout from 9:00 - 10:30 am and JV/Varsity from 11:00 – 1:00 pm. Please bring indoor and outdoor gear to tryouts. Any questions, please see Mr. D'Amato.

There will be a Boys Volleyball informational meeting on Thursday, March 14 in room 102 from 2:30-3:30 pm. Boys Volleyball tryouts will begin this Saturday 8:00 – 11:00 am.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 12, 2019 at 8:57 AM
  

Please join the Freshman Class of 2022 for a fundraising event at a local Mexican Restaurant in Manchester tonight, Monday, March 11 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. See you there!

Student Council is hosting the 2nd Annual Trivia Night on Friday, March 15 at 6:30 pm in the Cafe! Sign up with teams up to 5 during your lunch waves. Team registration costs $10 total. 1st place will win a $200 gift card to Sakura, 2nd place will win a $100 gift card to Friendly's and 3rd place will win a $50 gift card to Dairy Queen!  Come sign up for the fun!

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club meeting will be held TODAY, Monday, March 11. Join us to watch and discuss Edge of Tomorrow in room 127 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm.

The Italian Club will have pizza and a movie right after school TODAY, Monday, March 11 in room 226.  Please bring $5 to Mrs. Zaccardelli if you haven't done so already.

Interact is hosting a Badminton Tournament on Friday, March 22 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the school gym. It is $10 per team of two and sign-ups will be up in the cafeteria at lunch this week and next week. All the money will go towards purchasing supplies for Our Companions Animal Rescue in Manchester. Any questions, please see Mrs. Howard in room 134.

Yoga Club will meet TODAY, Monday, March 11 at 2:15 pm in the Chorus room. No experience required. Bring a friend and try something new. See Ms. Lane in room 6 with any questions.

Unified Sports has their last home game on Tuesday, March 12 at 3:00 pm in the main gym. Come out and show some support!

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. 

Hey Bobcat Foodies! The Cooking Club will be meeting this Wednesday, March 13, after school in room 105.  We'll be planning our delicious March menu. This meeting is mandatory for officers but anyone can attend. See you there!

Athletic News:

All girls who are doing Track and Field must attend a mandatory meeting TODAY, Monday, March 11 after school in the cafeteria. See Coach McCullough in room 127 if you have questions.

Varsity Boys Tennis will have a preseason meeting Thursday, March 14 in room 102 from 4:00 - 5:00 pm. Tryouts start on Monday, March 18. Anybody interested in trying out should plan on attending the March 14 meeting.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 11, 2019 at 8:53 AM
  

The make-up date for the Monday, March 4 SAT prep class will be held TODAY, Friday, March 8, beginning at 2:30 pm in the Media Center Seminar Room.

Junior Capstone Update: All Juniors need to turn in a signed Capstone Adviser contract to Mr. Richards in room 163 or Ms. Walsh in room 158 by TODAY, Friday, March 8. If you fail to do so, an adviser will be assigned to you.

Please join the Freshman Class of 2022 for a fundraising event at a local Mexican Restaurant in Manchester on Monday, March 11 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm.

Student Council is hosting the 2nd Annual Trivia Night on Friday, March 15 at 6:30 pm in the Cafe! Sign up with teams up to 5 during your lunch waves. Team registration costs $10 total. 1st place will win a $200 gift card to Sakura, 2nd place will win a $100 gift card to Friendly's and 3rd place will win a $50 gift card to Dairy Queen!  Come sign up for the fun!

Game of Tiaras rehearsal is TODAY, Friday, March 8.

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, March 11. Join us to watch and discuss Edge of Tomorrow in room 127 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm.

The Italian Club meeting will be held Monday, March 11 right after school in room 226. We'll be watching a movie and having pizza. Please bring $5 to Mrs. Zaccardelli to save yourself a spot.

Seniors: The Dollars for Scholars portal will close on March 15. While many of you have started applications, a large portion of you have not reached full applicant status. Come to School Counseling or the Career Center if you need help with your application. Don’t forget about the numerous other scholarship opportunities in Naviance. There are a few scholarships due before the end of this month and many more coming up with March deadlines.

Interact is hosting a Badminton Tournament on Friday, March 22 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the school gym. It is $10 per team of two and sign-ups will be up in the cafeteria at lunch this week and next week. All the money will go towards purchasing supplies for Our Companions Animal Rescue in Manchester. Any questions, please see Mrs. Howard in room 134.

Yoga Club will meet Monday, March 11 at 2:15 pm in the Chorus room. No experience required.  Bring a friend and try something new. See Ms. Lane in room 6 with any questions.

Unified Sports has their last home game on Tuesday, March 12 at 3:00 pm in the main gym. Come out and show some support!

Athletic News:

All girls who are doing Track and Field must attend a mandatory meeting on Monday, March 11 after school in the cafeteria. See Coach McCullough in room 127 if you have questions.

Varsity Boys Tennis will have a preseason meeting Thursday, March 14 in room 102 from 4:00 -5:00 pm. Tryouts start on Monday, March 18. Anybody interested in trying out should plan on attending the March 14 meeting.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 08, 2019 at 9:04 AM
  

Mind's Eye is hosting a Coffee House tonight, Thursday, March 7 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm in the Media Center. It will be an open mic, so come enjoy music, poetry, and other writing. Snacks will be provided. Please bring a one dollar donation.

The make-up date for the Monday, March 4 SAT prep class will be held Friday, March 8, beginning at 2:30 pm in the Media Center Seminar Room.

Junior Capstone Update: All Juniors need to turn in a signed Capstone Adviser contract to Mr. Richards in room 163 or Ms. Walsh in room 158 by this Friday, March 8. If you fail to do so, an adviser will be assigned to you.

Please join the Freshman Class of 2022 for a fundraising event at a local Mexican Restaurant in Manchester on Monday, March 11 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm.

There will be a Student Council meeting TODAY, Thursday, March 7 after school in room 163. We will be planning for Trivia Night. All representatives should attend.

Student Council is hosting the 2nd Annual Trivia Night on Friday, March 15 at 6:30 pm in the Cafe! Sign up with teams up to 5 during your lunch waves. Team registration costs $10 total. 1st place will win a $200 gift card to Sakura, 2nd place will win a $100 gift card to Friendly's and 3rd place will win a $50 gift card to Dairy Queen!  Come sign up for the fun!

Game of Tiaras rehearsals this week are Thursday, March 7 and Friday, March 8. Plan accordingly for rides.

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, March 11. Join us to watch and discuss Edge of Tomorrow in room 127 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm.

Bristol Technical Education Center will hold an Open House TODAY, Thursday, March 7 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Current 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students are invited to attend and explore their interests in Bristol Tech’s career and technical programs including Precision Machining, Culinary Arts, Electronics, Automotive, HVAC and Welding. There is a flyer in the Career Center or for more information go to bristol.cttech.org.

The Italian Club meeting has been postponed to Monday, March 11 right after school in room 226.  We'll be watching a movie and having pizza. Please bring $5 to Mrs. Zaccardelli to save yourself a spot.

Interact Members, remember TODAY, Thursday, March 7 is our whole club March meeting. It will be at 2:05 pm in Mrs. Howard's room, 134. Please come to sign up for events. Any questions? See Mrs. Howard in room 134.

Seniors: The Dollars for Scholars portal will close on March 15. While many of you have started applications, a large portion of you have not reached full applicant status. Come to School Counseling or the Career Center if you need help with your application. Don’t forget about the numerous other scholarship opportunities in Naviance. There are a few scholarships due before the end of this month and many more coming up with March deadlines.

Applications are currently being accepted for leadership positions for the 2019 Model UN. Visit the Model UN Classroom (code: miscdw) for more information.

Interact is hosting a Badminton Tournament on Friday, March 22 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the school gym. It is $10 per team of two and sign-ups will be up in the cafeteria at lunch this week and next week. All the money will go towards purchasing supplies for Our Companions Animal Rescue in Manchester. Any questions, please see Mrs. Howard in room 134.

There will be an FBLA meeting today in room 126 at 2:00. See you there!

A cadet from the United States Coast Guard Academy will make a recruiting visit to the Career Center tomorrow, Friday, March 8 at 9:45 am.  If you have a particular interest in the Coast Guard Academy or even would like to know more about the process of getting into a military academy, please take advantage of this great opportunity.

Unified Sports has their last home game on Tuesday, March 12 at 3:00 pm in the main gym. Come out and show some support!

The Math Team wrapped up its league season with a great performance finishing 2nd in their final meet of the Capitol Area Math League. High scorer for the team was Jaideep Naik, with strong performances by Aryan Kalia, Pranav Ramesh, Neal Shah, Anthony Chen, Michael Ngo, and Keshav Ramesh. The team finishes in 2nd place in the highest division of the league, South Windsor's best ever finish. The Math Team is now focused on preparing for the state and New England meets, which they have earned invitations to based on their strong league performance.

Athletic News:

Any SWHS student-athlete wishing to participate in our final NLI signing/Athlete Recognition Day on March 11, should notify Athletic Director, Dave Sytulek of this intent to reserve your spot. The celebration will take place in the Library Media Center Seminar room at 8:00 am. The deadline to participate in this recognition day is TODAY by 2:00 pm.

All girls who are doing Track and Field must attend a mandatory meeting on Monday, March 11 after school in the cafeteria. See Coach McCullough in room 127 if you have questions.

Varsity Boys Tennis will have a preseason meeting Thursday, March 14 in Room 102 from 4:00 – 5:00 pm. Tryouts start on Monday, March 18. Anybody interested in trying out should plan on attending the March 14 meeting.

A big Congratulations to South Windsor High Schools Varsity Gymnasts Erin Dunn and Samantha West. Sophomore, Erin Dunn earned First team All-State on the Balance Beam and Floor Exercise. Erin also qualified to compete on the Floor Exercise at The New England Championships. Senior, Samantha West earned first team All-State on vault and balance beam, and Second team All-State on uneven bars and floor exercise. She also earned first team All-State in the All Around.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 07, 2019 at 8:53 AM
  

Mind's Eye is hosting another Coffee House on Thursday, March 7 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm in the Media Center. It will be an open mic, so come enjoy music, poetry, and other writing. Snacks will be provided. Please bring a one dollar donation.

The make-up date for the Monday, March 4 SAT prep class will be held Friday, March 8, beginning at 2:30 pm in the Media Center Seminar Room.

Junior Capstone Update: All Juniors need to turn in a signed Capstone Adviser contract to Mr. Richards in room 163 or Ms. Walsh in room 158 by this Friday, March 8. If you fail to do so, an adviser will be assigned to you.

There will be a Student Council meeting Thursday, March 7 after school in room 163. We will be planning for Trivia Night. All representatives should attend.

Student Council is hosting the 2nd Annual Trivia Night on Friday, March 15 at 6:30 pm in the Cafe! Sign up with teams up to 5 during your lunch waves. Team registration costs $10 total. 1st place will win a $200 gift card to Sakura, 2nd place will win a $100 gift card to Friendly's and 3rd place will win a $50 gift card to Dairy Queen!  Come sign up for the fun!

Game of Tiaras rehearsals this week are Thursday, March 7 and Friday, March 8. Plan accordingly for rides.

The Science Fiction / Fantasy Club meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, March 11. Join us to watch and discuss Edge of Tomorrow in room 127 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm.

Are you looking for an interesting or productive way to spend some of your summer time?  A representative from Summer Discovery and Discovery Internships will visit the Career Center on TODAY, Wednesday, March 6 during lunch waves to talk with students about a variety of options. Sign up in Naviance to attend and learn more.

Bristol Technical Education Center will hold an Open House on Thursday, March 7 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Current 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students are invited to attend and explore their interests in Bristol Tech’s career and technical programs including Precision Machining, Culinary Arts, Electronics, Automotive, HVAC and Welding. There is a flyer in the Career Center or for more information go to bristol.cttech.org.

The New England Institute of Technology will visit tomorrow, Thursday, March 7 during period 2. This visit will take place in the Alt Ed building and is open to any student wanting to learn more about any of their associate or bachelor degree programs. Please sign up in Naviance and see your counselor or Mrs. Carty for a pass.

The Italian Club meeting has been postponed to Monday, March 11 right after school in room 226. We'll be watching a movie and having pizza.  Please bring $5 to Mrs. Zaccardelli to save yourself a spot.

Seniors: The Dollars for Scholars portal will close on March 15. While many of you have started applications, a large portion of you have not reached full applicant status. Come to School Counseling or the Career Center if you need help with your application. Don’t forget about the numerous other scholarship opportunities in Naviance. There are a few scholarships due before the end of this month and many more coming up with March deadlines.

Applications are currently being accepted for leadership positions for the 2019 Model UN. Visit the Model UN Classroom (code: miscdw) for more information.

Interact Members, remember Thursday, March 7 is our whole club March meeting. It will be at 2:05 pm in Mrs. Howard's room, 134. Please come to sign up for events. Any questions? See Mrs. Howard in room 134.

Interact is hosting a Badminton Tournament on Friday, March 22 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the school gym. It is $10 per team of two and sign-ups will be up in the cafeteria at lunch this week and next week. All the money will go towards purchasing supplies for Our Companions Animal Rescue in Manchester. Any questions, please see Mrs. Howard in room 134.

Athletic News:

Any SWHS student-athlete wishing to participate in our final NLI signing/Athlete Recognition Day on March 11, should notify Athletic Director, Dave Sytulek of this intent to reserve your spot. The celebration will take place in the Library Media Center Seminar room at 8:00 am. The deadline to participate in this recognition day is Thursday, March 7 by 2:00 pm.

All girls who are doing Track and Field must attend a mandatory meeting on Monday, March 11 after school in the cafeteria. See Coach McCullough in room 127 if you have questions.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 06, 2019 at 10:29 AM
  

Mind's Eye is hosting another Coffee House this Thursday from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. It will be an open mic, so come enjoy music, poetry, and other writing. Snacks will be provided. Please bring a one dollar donation.

SWHS will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday, March 6. Your donation could save up to two lives! Please sign-up by filling out the form posted on the Senior Google classroom, or online on the American Red Cross website. See Mrs. Belval in room 204 with any questions.

Students interested in applying for Boys State and Girls State should see Dr. LaRochelle in the School Counseling Office.

There will be a Student Council meeting in Room 163 after school this Thursday, March 7. We will be planning for Trivia Night. All representatives should attend.

Student Council is hosting the 2nd Annual Trivia Night on March 15 at 6:30 pm! Sign up with teams up to 5 during your lunch waves. Team registration costs $10 total. 1st place will win a $200 gift card to Sakura, 2nd place will win a $100 gift card to Friendly's and 3rd place will win a $50 gift card to Dairy Queen! Come sign up for the fun!

Bobcat Robotics would like to thank all of the students, parents, community members and sponsors that helped make our Pasta Dinner event a huge success! Wish us luck as we head to Waterbury for our first competition of the season on Friday!

Game of Tiaras rehearsals this week are Thursday and Friday. Plan accordingly for rides.

The Science Fiction / Fantasy club meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, March 11. Join us to watch and discuss Edge of Tomorrow in room 127 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm.

Are you looking for an interesting or productive way to spend some of your summer time? A representative from Summer Discovery and Discovery Internships will visit the Career Center on Wednesday, March 6 during lunch waves to talk with students about a variety of options. Sign up in Naviance to attend and learn more.

The New England Institute of Technology will visit on Thursday, March 7 during period 2. This visit will take place in the Alt Ed building and is open to any student wanting to learn more about any of their associate or bachelor degree programs. Please sign up in Naviance and see your counselor or Mrs. Carty for a pass.

Seniors – you probably know that the deadline for Dollars for Scholars is quickly coming up on March 15, but did you know that there are also many other scholarships for you to consider? Many more are also due in the next couple of weeks and you may be eligible. Scholarships are available for students pursuing a career in journalism, UConn ECE students, previous patients of CCMC, students planning to attend New England area colleges – and many more listed in Naviance. 

Athletic News:

Any SWHS student-athlete wishing to participate in our final NLI signing/Athlete Recognition Day on March 11, should notify Athletic Director, Dave Sytulek of this intent to reserve your spot. The celebration will take place in the Library Media Center Seminar Room at 8:00 am. The deadline to participate in this recognition day is Thursday, March 7 at the close of school.
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 05, 2019 at 8:50 AM
  

Applications are currently being accepted for leadership positions for the 2019 Model UN. Visit the Model UN Classroom (code: miscdw) for more information.

Attention SADD members on Team Green/Pink: Please sign up in Google Classroom for an activity for the Healthy Living Fest on March 6 at TEMS. If you have not joined the SADD Google Classroom, see Mrs. Rafalowsky in room 112 for the code.

The Chamber Orchestra will perform this Saturday, March 2 at 3:00 pm in the Wood Memorial Library. A ten dollar donation supports both the Library and our April trip to Festivals of Music in Boston.

Attention American Sign Language students: We are happy to announce that next year we will be piloting American Sign Language II. Please see Mrs. Eddy or Ms. Stoj for a recommendation and to sign up for the class for next year.

Bobcat Robotics will host a Pasta Dinner and Teacup Raffle on Saturday, March 2 at 5:00 pm in the Cafeteria. Prizes include tickets to local attractions, restaurant gift cards, and so much more! Come support Bobcat Robotics in our mission to win a third world championship. Tickets will be $5 if you buy ahead of time and will be sold during lunch waves.

Seniors: The Dollars for Scholars portal will close on March 15. While many of you have started applications, a large portion of you have not reached full applicant status. Come to School Counseling or the Career Center if you need help with your application. Don’t forget about the numerous other scholarship opportunities in Naviance. There are a few scholarships due before the end of this month and many more coming up with March deadlines.

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club will meet on Monday, March 4 in room 127 from 2:00 pm -5:00 pm. Join us to watch and discuss Edge of Tomorrow.

Yoga Club will meet Monday, March 4 at 2:15 pm in the Chorus room.  Everyone is welcome.  See Ms. Lane in room 6 with any questions.

SWHS will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday, March 6. Your donation could save up to two lives! Please sign-up by filling out the form posted on the Senior Google classroom, or online on the American Red Cross website. See Mrs. Belval in room 204 with any questions.

Italian Club will meet this Monday, March 4 right after school in room 226. We'll be having pizza and a movie. Please bring $5 to Mrs. Zaccardelli in room 226 to save a spot.  

The FBLA Future and Business Awards are due TODAY, Friday, March 1. Please make sure you have submitted everything online! Good Luck!

Athletic News:

All athletes interested in Spring Sports must complete the athletic registration online and submit their physician’s statement and pay for play fee to the main office by Monday, March 4 in order to participate on the first day of tryouts on Saturday, March 16. Athletes that competed this fall or winter in a sport who are interested in a spring sport should notify office secretary Ms. Zaino or Ms. Mulcahy of this intent, so your paperwork can be rolled over to that spring sport. These athletes must also submit their physician’s statement and pay for play fee to the main office by March 4.

Hey Bobcats! Please vote by March 4 for our own Cooper Nodden as The Harford Courant's CT Varsity Boys Athlete of the week:  https://courant.secondstreetapp.com/Athlete-Of-The-Week/gallery/
Posted by cdoherty  On Mar 01, 2019 at 10:30 AM
  
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