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If you are currently enrolled in a MCC/CCP eligible class, whether it is a Semester 2 class or a full-year class, please make sure you have established a Banner ID with Manchester Community College by TODAY, Friday, February 8. If you previously registered for a Banner ID, either during the fall enrollment period or during a previous school year, then you are all set. This reminder is only for students who have never established a Banner ID and wish to receive credit for classes taken during the 2018-2019 school year.

Students interested in applying to participate in Connecticut American Legion Boys State should see Dr. LaRochelle in School Counseling.

For students in grades 9-11, the PowerSchool Course Selection Portal will be open today after school and close on February 25. Please log into PowerSchool and select your courses for next year. Please see your School Counselor with any questions. 

The spring play, Game of Tiaras, has been cast and has started rehearsals. If you are unable to accept your role, it is imperative to let Mrs. White know in room 144 so your role can be reassigned.

Yoga Club will meet Monday, February 11 at 2:15 pm in the Chorus room.  Everyone is welcome. See Ms. Lane in room 6 with any questions.
Posted by cdoherty  On Feb 08, 2019 at 8:44 AM
  

FBLA will meet TODAY, Thursday, February 7 at 2:00 pm in room 126.

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club will meet TODAY, Thursday, February 7 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm in room 127. Join us for snacks while we watch and discuss The Lord of the Rings.

If you are currently enrolled in a MCC/CCP eligible class, whether it is a Semester 2 class or a full-year class, please make sure you have established a Banner ID with Manchester Community College by Friday, February 8. If you previously registered for a Banner ID, either during the fall enrollment period or during a previous school year, then you are all set. This reminder is only for students who have never established a Banner ID and wish to receive credit for classes taken during the 2018-2019 school year.

Reminder: Interact Club is meeting TODAY, Thursday, February 7 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.

The South Windsor Patriotic Commission Annual Memorial Day Student Essay Contest is underway for 2019. Essay topics and awards are determined by grade level. Students in grades K through 12 may participate in the contest. Entry forms with full details are available in the Career Center. The contest ends on February 28.

Hey Bobcat Foodies! The Cooking Club will be planning our February menu TODAY, Thursday, February 7 after school in room 105. What's this month's theme? Breakfast dishes and a tribute to chocolate for Valentine's Day. See Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz with questions.

The Strategy Club will meet TODAY, Thursday, February 7 after school in room 7. New members are always welcome. Come join us for board games, Dungeons and Dragons or Nintendo Switch.
Posted by cdoherty  On Feb 07, 2019 at 9:00 AM
  

Students interested in applying to participate in the Connecticut American Legion Boys State should see Dr. LaRochelle in School Counseling.

All students who signed up to take the American Mathematics Competition, the AMC 10 or AMC 12, should report directly to the Cafeteria tomorrow morning at 7:25 am. Do not report to your first period class. You will remain in the Cafeteria for the exam for periods 1 and 2. Please bring a number 2 pencil. Scratch paper and graph paper will be provided. Also allowed are rulers, compasses, protractors, and erasers. No calculators are allowed. In the event that there is a delay, the AMC will still happen; please report to the cafeteria at the start of the school day, and the exam will run first through third period. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Brindisi in Room 265.

FBLA will meet this Thursday, February 7 at 2:00 pm in room 126.

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club will meet this Thursday, February 7 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm in room 127. Join us for snacks while we watch and discuss The Lord of the Rings.

If you are currently enrolled in a MCC/CCP eligible class, whether it is a Semester 2 class or a full-year class, please make sure you have established a Banner ID with Manchester Community College by this Friday, February 8. If you previously registered for a Banner ID, either during the fall enrollment period or during a previous school year, then you are all set. This reminder is only for students who have never established a Banner ID and wish to receive credit for classes taken during the 2018-2019 school year.

Hey - did you miss the informational meeting for Unified Theater? No worries. Please come to the next regularly scheduled meetings Mondays and/or Wednesdays, after school in the Seminar room. We would love to have you join.

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 Strategy Club will this Thursday, February 7 after school in room 7. New members are always welcome. Come join us for board games, Dungeons and Dragons, or Nintendo Switch.

Athletic News:

Boys and Girls Cross Country athletes, please stop by the athletic office to pick up your certificates.  
Posted by cdoherty  On Feb 06, 2019 at 8:55 AM
  

There is a Travel Club meeting TODAY, Tuesday, February 5 at 6:00 pm in the Cafeteria for all students, parents and chaperones going on the trip to Spain and Italy. The following meeting will be on Thursday, March 21 at 6:00 pm in the Cafeteria for all students, parents and chaperones going on the trip. Please make every effort to attend both meetings.

Seniors: Please remember that at the requests of colleges, SWHS School Counseling will automatically send your Semester 1 Report Card to all colleges listed on all of your Transcript Request forms that you submitted to School Counseling this year. Report Cards will be sent beginning on Wednesday, February 6. If you do not want your Report Card sent to specific colleges, you must submit that request in writing to the School Counseling office prior to the end of school TODAY, Tuesday, February 5. Please see your School Counselor with any questions or concerns.

Sophomores: Bring in any spare change you have lying around and donate them to the coin drive collection in your homerooms. Proceeds go towards saving for future events, such as prom. Hurry! The homeroom who collects the most by this Friday will win a sweet, munchkin treat!

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club will meet Thursday, February 7 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm in room 127. Join us for snacks while we watch and discuss The Lord of the Rings.

Hey Bobcat Foodies! The Cooking Club will be planning our February menu this Thursday, February 7 after school in room 105. What's this month's theme? Breakfast dishes and a tribute to chocolate for Valentine's Day. See Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz with questions.

If you have been cast in the spring play, Game of Tiaras, then please join the Google Classroom for it. The code is on the casting list outside room 144 (Mrs. White's room). Also, there is a rehearsal TODAY, Tuesday, February 5 in the auditorium for all highlighted names on the casting sheet outside room 144.

Reminder, there is an Interact meeting Thursday, February 7 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.

If you are currently enrolled in a MCC/CCP eligible class, whether it is a Semester 2 class or a full-year class, please make sure you have established a Banner ID with Manchester Community College by this Friday, February 8. If you previously registered for a Banner ID, either during the fall enrollment period or during a previous school year, then you are all set. This reminder is only for students who have never established a Banner ID and wish to receive credit for classes taken during the 2018-2019 school year.

Hey - did you miss the informational meeting for Unified Theater? No worries. Please come to the next regularly scheduled meeting: Mondays and/or Wednesdays, after school in the Seminar room. We would love to have you join.

Athletic News:
Boys and Girls Cross Country athletes, please stop by the athletic office to pick up your certificates.  
Posted by cdoherty  On Feb 05, 2019 at 8:52 AM
  

The next Travel Club meeting will be on Tuesday, February 5 at 6:00 pm in the Cafeteria for all students, parents and chaperones going on the trip to Spain and Italy. The following meeting will be on Thursday, March 21 at 6:00 pm in the Cafeteria for all students, parents and chaperones going on the trip. Please make every effort to attend both meetings.

Seniors: Please remember that at the requests of colleges, SWHS School Counseling will automatically send your Semester 1 Report Card to all colleges listed on all of your Transcript Request forms that you submitted to School Counseling this year. Report Cards will be sent beginning on Wednesday, February 6. If you do not want your Report Card sent to specific colleges, you must submit that request in writing to the School Counseling office prior to the end of school on Tuesday, February 5. Please see your School Counselor with any questions or concerns.

The South Windsor Patriotic Commission Annual Memorial Day Student Essay Contest is underway for 2019. Essay topics and awards are determined by grade level. Students in grades K through 12 may participate in the contest. Entry forms with full details are available in the Career Center. The contest ends on February 28.

Sophomores: Bring in any spare change you have lying around and donate them to the coin drive collection in your homerooms. Proceeds go towards saving for future events, such as prom. Hurry! The homeroom who collects the most by this Friday will win a sweet, munchkin treat!

The Science Fiction/Fantasy club will hold its next meeting on Thursday, February 7 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm in room 127. Join us for snacks while we watch and discuss The Lord of the Rings.

Hey Bobcat Foodies! The Cooking Club will be planning our February menu this Thursday after school in room 105. What's this month's theme? Breakfast dishes and a tribute to chocolate for Valentine's Day. See Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz with questions.

If you have not paid your AP exam fees, please do so as soon as possible. If you are experiencing financial hardship, please speak to your counselor about your options.

Athletic News:

Boys and Girls Cross Country athletes, please stop by the athletic office to pick up your certificates.  
Posted by cdoherty  On Feb 04, 2019 at 9:25 AM
  

The next Travel Club Meeting will be on Tuesday, February 5 at 6:00 pm in the Cafeteria for all students, parents and chaperones going on the trip to Spain and Italy. The following meeting will be on Thursday, March 21 at 6:00 pm in the Cafeteria for all students, parents and chaperones going on the trip. Please make every effort to attend both meetings.

Seniors, please remember that at the requests of colleges, SWHS School Counseling will automatically send your Semester 1 Report Card to all colleges listed on all of your Transcript Request forms that you submitted to School Counseling this year. Report Cards will be sent beginning on Wednesday, February 6. If you do not want your Report Card sent to specific colleges, you must submit that request in writing to the School Counseling office prior to the end of school on Tuesday February 5. Please see your School Counselor with any questions or concerns.
Posted by cdoherty  On Feb 01, 2019 at 10:24 AM
  

Art Club will have a meeting Thursday, January 31 from 2:00 pm to 3:45 pm in room 7. If you would like to print an Art Club t-shirt, please bring a t-shirt to do so. New and returning members are welcome to join and come create some artwork!

It’s Spirit Week! Tomorrow is Football Friday. Support your favorite football team in honor of Super Bowl Sunday.

Sign up to audition for the spring play, "Clue," outside room 147. Please fill out an audition form and report to your audition TODAY in room 144. See Mrs. White for details.

Unified Sports has their first home basketball game after school on Thursday at Wapping School gym! Come out to support the team at 3:00 pm!

Do you need a positive break in your schedule next year? A class that allows you to be creative, move around, interact with your classmates, be silly, and express yourself? Still looking for that Humanities Elective credit? Join us in Theatre Studies! Whether you've been on stage your whole life or always wanted to try it out but never had the courage, this class will allow you to develop your performance skills while creating a character for the stage. We'll build your confidence, practice teamwork, play games, and most of all, allow you a fun and productive break in your day! This class is open to 9th - 12th graders, so all are welcome. See Mrs. Stodd Knapp with questions, and be sure to tell your Counselor you are interested in Theatre Studies for the 2019-2020 school year. 

Athletic News:

All those interested in playing Boys’ Lacrosse this spring, there will be a brief informational meeting Thursday, January 31 at 6:00 pm in the Seminar Room. All players and parents encouraged to attend. If you cannot attend please contact Coach Giordano.
Posted by cdoherty  On Jan 31, 2019 at 10:29 AM
  

The Gay-Straight Alliance will meet today, January 30 at 2:00 pm in room 148. Come for the snacks, stay for the awesome action items and conversation! Hope to see you there.

Art Club will have a meeting Thursday, January 31 from 2:00 pm to 3:45 pm in room 7. If you would like to print an Art Club t-shirt, please bring a t-shirt to do so. New and returning members are welcome to join and come create some artwork!

There will be a South Windsor for the Kids meeting after school today at 2:05 pm in the back of the Cafeteria. All members should attend for important dance marathon information.

There will be a Student Council meeting this Thursday, January 31 after school in room 163. All representatives should attend. We will be discussing a canned food drive and Trivia Night.

AP students: Please note that exam payments are due this Thursday, January 31. Extra payment forms are in the School Counseling office and payments can be dropped off to the Career Center.

It’s Spirit Week!
Thursday: Pep Rally & Color Wars. 9th Grade wears Gray. 10th Grade wears Red. 11th Grade wears Black. 12th Grade wears White. Staff wears Blue.
Friday: Football Friday. Support your favorite football team in honor of Super Bowl Sunday.

The Science Fiction / Fantasy Club will meet this Thursday, January 31 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in room 127. Join us to work on your own creative writing.

Sign up to audition for the spring play, "Clue," outside room 147. Please fill out an audition form and report to your audition in room 144 on Thursday this week. See Mrs. White for details.

The South Windsor Patriotic Commission Annual Memorial Day Student Essay Contest is underway for 2019. Essay topics and awards are determined by grade level. Students in grades K through 12 may participate in the contest. Entry forms with full details are available in the Career Center. The contest ends on February 28.

The next Travel Club Meeting will be on Tuesday, February 5 at 6:00 pm in the Cafeteria for all students, parents and chaperones going on the trip to Spain and Italy. The following meeting will be on Thursday, March 21 at 6:00 pm in the Cafeteria for all students, parents and chaperones going on the trip. Please make every effort to attend both meetings.

Do you need a positive break in your schedule next year? A class that allows you to be creative, move around, interact with your classmates, be silly, and express yourself? Still looking for that Humanities Elective credit? Join us in Theatre Studies! Whether you've been on stage your whole life or always wanted to try it out but never had the courage, this class will allow you to develop your performance skills while creating a character for the stage. We'll build your confidence, practice teamwork, play games, and most of all, allow you a fun and productive break in your day! This class is open to 9th - 12th graders, so all are welcome. See Mrs. Stodd Knapp with questions, and be sure to tell your Counselor you are interested in Theatre Studies for the 2019-2020 school year. 

Athletic News:

All those interested in playing Boys’ Lacrosse this spring, there will be a brief informational meeting Thursday, January 31 at 6:00 pm in the Seminar Room. All players and parents encouraged to attend. If you cannot attend contact Coach Giordano.
Posted by cdoherty  On Jan 30, 2019 at 10:33 AM
  

The Gay-Straight Alliance will meet on Wednesday, January 30 at 2:00 pm in room 148. Come for the snacks, stay for the awesome action items and conversation! Hope to see you there.

There will be a Student Council meeting this Thursday, January 31 after school in room 163. All representatives should attend. We will be discussing a canned food drive and Trivia Night.

AP students: Please note that exam payments are due this Thursday, January 31. Extra payment forms are in the School Counseling office and payments can be dropped off to the Career Center.

It’s Spirit Week!
Wednesday is Disney Day. Dress up as your favorite Disney character!
Thursday: Pep Rally & Color Wars. 9th Grade wears Gray. 10th Grade wears Red. 11th Grade wears Black. 12th Grade wears White. Staff wears Blue.
Friday: Football Friday. Support your favorite football team in honor of Super Bowl Sunday.

The Science Fiction / Fantasy Club will meet this Thursday, January 31 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in room 127. Join us to work on your own creative writing.

Sign up to audition for the spring play, "Clue," on Tuesday or Thursday, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, outside room 147. Please fill out an audition form and report to your audition in room 144 on either Tuesday or Thursday of this week. See Mrs. White for details.

The Bobcat Bowling club is starting today.  Anyone who needs transportation should get a bus pass from the side office.

Do you need a positive break in your schedule next year? A class that allows you to be creative, move around, interact with your classmates, be silly, and express yourself? Still looking for that Humanities Elective credit? Join us in Theatre Studies! Whether you've been on stage your whole life or always wanted to try it out but never had the courage, this class will allow you to develop your performance skills while creating a character for the stage. We'll build your confidence, practice teamwork, play games, and most of all, allow you a fun and productive break in your day! This class is open to 9th - 12th graders, so all are welcome. See Mrs. Stodd Knapp with questions, and be sure to tell your Counselor you are interested in Theatre Studies for the 2019-2020 school year. 

Athletic News:

Anyone interested in trying out for the Boys’ Golf Team should attend a short informational meeting Wednesday, January 30 after school in room 168. It's a good opportunity to learn about the golf program requirements and expectations and ask the coach any questions you might have about the 2019 spring season.

All those interested in playing Boys’ Lacrosse this spring, there will be a brief informational meeting Thursday, January 31 at 6:00 pm in the Seminar Room. All players and parents are encouraged to attend. Please contact Coach Giordano if you cannot attend.
Posted by cdoherty  On Jan 29, 2019 at 8:50 AM
  

The Gay-Straight Alliance will meet on Wednesday, January 30 at 2:00 pm in room 148. Come for the snacks, stay for the awesome action items and conversation! Hope to see you there.

The South Windsor Dollars for Scholars application portal has officially opened. It will close promptly on March 15 at 11:59 pm. The application process can be lengthy, but worth your time, so do not wait to get started. You can find the link for the portal on the SWHS homepage. Read all instructions carefully and come to School Counseling or the Career Center if you need help. This is a great opportunity for scholarship money so get to work and good luck!

The South Windsor Patriotic Commission Annual Memorial Day Student Essay Contest is underway for 2019. Essay topics and awards are determined by grade level. Students in grades K through 12 may participate in the contest. Entry forms with full details are available in the Career Center. The contest ends on February 28.

AP students: Please note that exam payments are due this Thursday, January 31. Extra payment forms are in the School Counseling office and payments can be dropped off to the Career Center.

If you know a high school senior or an adult in the South Windsor community who has demonstrated outstanding community service, consider nominating them for a Eugene Policelli Service Award. Nomination forms for both students and adults are available in the Career Center and must be submitted by March 1. If you know a deserving person, consider suggesting them for this notable community award.

It’s Spirit Week!
Tomorrow: Summer in Winter Day
Wednesday: Disney Day. Dress up as your favorite Disney character!
Thursday: Pep Rally & Color Wars. 9th Grade wears Gray. 10th Grade wears Red. 11th Grade wears Black. 12th Grade wears White. Staff wears Blue.
Friday: Football Friday. Support your favorite football team in honor of Super Bowl Sunday.

The next Travel Club meeting will be on Tuesday, February 5 in the Cafeteria at 6:00 pm for all students, parents and chaperones going on the trip to Spain and Italy. The following meeting will be on Thursday, March 21 at 6:00 pm in the Cafeteria for all students, parents and chaperones going on the trip. Please make every effort to attend both meetings.

Bonjour, Hola and Buongiorno: The Travel Club will be selling red, pink and white carnations, 3 for $5 or $2 each, as well as various colors of heart shaped earrings which are $10 a pair, in the cafeteria during lunch waves today, January 28 through Wednesday, January 30. Surprise a friend or your special valentine. Orders will be delivered on Wednesday, February 13. Help support our Spain and Italy trip on April break.

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

Sign up to audition for the spring play, "Clue," on Tuesday or Thursday, 2:00 to 4:00 pm, outside room 147. Please fill out an audition form and report to your audition in room 144 on either Tuesday or Thursday this week. See Mrs. White for details.

Do you need a positive break in your schedule next year? A class that allows you to be creative, move around, interact with your classmates, be silly, and express yourself? Still looking for that Humanities Elective credit? Join us in Theatre Studies! Whether you've been on stage your whole life or always wanted to try it out but never had the courage, this class will allow you to develop your performance skills while creating a character for the stage. We'll build your confidence, practice teamwork, play games, and most of all, allow you a fun and productive break in your day! This class is open to 9th - 12th graders, so all are welcome. See Mrs. Stodd Knapp with questions, and be sure to tell your Counselor you are interested in Theatre Studies for the 2019-2020 school year. 

Athletic News:

Anyone interested in trying out for the Boys’ Golf Team should attend a short informational meeting Wednesday, January 30 after school in room 168. It's a good opportunity to learn about the golf program requirements and expectations and ask the coach any questions you might have about the 2019 spring season.

All of those interested in continuing to be a part of the leadership team for Girls’ Lacrosse please come to room 152 after school on Monday, January 28 at 2:10 pm.
Posted by cdoherty  On Jan 28, 2019 at 8:49 AM
  
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