SWHS Daily Announcements


Recent Posts
<<  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  >> 

All locker slips must be turned in to the Main Office by this Friday. Please stop by the Main Office to notify us if you have a problem with your locker so we can help. If you did not receive your locker slip, we have that too. 

Science Olympiad will have its first meeting on Thursday, September 13 at 2:10pm in Room 210. If you are interested in science and technology and love to compete, come out and learn about being a part of one of the best Science Olympiad teams in the state.

The Teen Center will open on Wednesday, September 12. Since it is the start of a new school year, permission slips are needed. Visit the Teen Center to pick one up or download it from our website. Looking forward to seeing old and new friends.

Students interested in joining our literary magazine, Mind's Eye, should come to our first meeting of the year on Thursday September 20 right after school in Room 129. We are looking for both new and returning members. Any questions, please see Ms. Flachsbart in Room 129. 

If you didn’t get a chance to speak to the 4th R Program about open positions when they visited on Friday, you can still get information and an application in the Career Center.  

Seniors – college visits start in the Career Center next Monday, September 17. As of now, almost 70 colleges, universities and technical programs have appointments to come to South Windsor High School and more are scheduled every day.  This is YOUR opportunity to learn about a school that interests you, interact with the person who will likely read your application, and ask your specific questions. Check the “What’s New” section on your Naviance homepage for a complete list of schools. If you need help seeing the schedule or registering for a visit, please see Mrs. Carty in the Career Center. 

The football team is looking for volunteers to help film the varsity football games, if interested, please see Coach Hodge in Room 126.  

Anyone interesting in camping with the Outing Club? If you are, the first trip is September 22-23. Please see Ms. Andrews in Room 234C or Mrs. Lynch in Room 254 for permission slips. Forms and payment are due TOMORROW.

The Strategy Club will have its first meeting of the year on Thursday, September 13 at 2:05pm in Room 146. New and old members are welcome to drop in for board games, card games, and role playing. At Strategy Club we believe there's a game for everyone. Come to Room 146 on Thursday to find your game.

The T-Wrecks Steppers will be holding an informational meeting for returning members on Wednesday, September 12 at 2:00pm in Room 201. Interested in seeing what we are all about or joining? Come to our first practice Monday, September 17 at 2:00pm in the Rubber Room or see Mrs. Field in Room 201 for info.

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

Athletic News:
The Girls' Varsity Soccer team got off to a fast start Friday with a 7-0 drubbing of East Hartford. Julia Sarra, Ella Manning, Taylor Patitucci, Leah LePage, Lindsay Fishman and Rachel Drouin all scored. Alyssa Millerd and Nicole Grasso had nice defensive games, while Maria Galley and Chloe Lucia combined for the shutout. Next up for the Bobcats is Manchester today.
Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 11, 2018 at 9:03 AM
  

Are you interested in joining a club to meet new people and get involved? Join Interact, a community service club. Our first meeting is Thursday, September 13 at 2:05pm in the Seminar Room. All students interested in learning more about the club and returning members should plan to attend. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Howard in Room 134.

Anyone interesting in camping with the Outing Club? If you are, the first trip is September 22-23. Please see Ms. Andrews in Room 234C or Mrs. Lynch in Room 254 for permission slips. Forms and payment are due September 12. 

The Strategy Club will have its first meeting of the year on Thursday, September 13 at 2:05pm in Room 146. New and old members are welcome to drop in for board games, card games, and role playing. At Strategy Club we believe there's a game for everyone. Come to Room 146 on Thursday to find your game.

The T-Wrecks Steppers will be holding an informational meeting for returning members on Wednesday, September 12 at 2:00pm in Room 201. Interested in seeing what we are all about or joining? Come to our first practice Monday, September 17 at 2:00pm in the Rubber Room or see Mrs. Field in Room 201 for info.

The SWHS Gay/Straight Alliance will hold its first meeting on Monday, September 17 at 2:00pm in Room 148. Snacks will be served. Check it out and join us.

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

Students looking for part-time jobs should check out the Programs and Events board in the Career Center. In addition to the unpaid internship with the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce, there are also paid positions advertised such as lifeguards at the Ellington YMCA, STEM instructors with K Rockets Engineering and Technology School, customer service or purchasing and accounting interns at a local manufacturing company, and staff at Wendy’s in Vernon. Come in today for application instructions.
Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 07, 2018 at 9:16 AM
  

The Media Center will be closed during Period 5 on Thursday, September 6. Please plan accordingly.

Due to the early dismissal, the FBLA pizza party will be rescheduled to the third Thursday of the month – which is Thursday, September 20. See you then. See Mrs. Barrett with any questions.

Attention Writing Center Tutors: We will hold our first Writing Center Meeting on Wednesday, September 12, after school in Room 135. Please contact Mrs. Howard or Ms. Pieratti if you cannot attend.

The football team is looking for volunteers to help film the varsity football games, if interested, please see Coach Hodge in Room 126.

The Strategy Club will have its first meeting of the year on Thursday, September 13 at 2:05pm in Room 146. New and old members are welcome to drop in for board games, card games, and role playing. At Strategy Club we believe there's a game for everyone. Come to Room 146 on Thursday to find your game.

Are you interested in advocacy? Do you celebrate individuality and diversity? Are you committed to making SWHS an inclusive and safe community? Then join us! The SWHS Gay/Straight Alliance will hold its first meeting on Monday, September 17 at 2:00pm in Room 148. Snacks will be served. Check it out.

The Academic Support Center is looking for a few tutors to work Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday afternoons from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. You must be a junior or a senior in AP or honor classes to apply. We pay $10.10 an hour. See Mrs. Barrett if you are interested.

Any student interested in participating in Mock Trial this year please see Mr. Zeuschner in Room 157 or you can e-mail him using the school website.


Posted by mdunia  On Sep 06, 2018 at 8:01 AM
  

The first meeting for Model UN will be on Thursday, September 6 in the back of the Media Center after school. No experience needed and all are welcome!

The Media Center will be closed during Period 5 on Thursday, September 6. Please plan accordingly. 

The New England Association for College Admission Counselors hosts its fall college fair on Sunday, September 16 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at Western New England University in Springfield, MA. The fair will be held in the Alumni Healthful Living Center and will feature representation from over 150 colleges and post-secondary institutions. For more information visit www.wne.edu/visit. A poster with details is also hanging outside School Counseling.

Students looking for part-time jobs should check out the Programs and Events board in the Career Center. In addition to the unpaid internship with the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce, there are also paid positions advertised such as lifeguards at the Ellington YMCA, STEM instructors with K Rockets Engineering and Technology School, customer service or purchasing and accounting interns at a local manufacturing company, and staff at Wendy’s in Vernon. Come in today for application instructions.

FBLA will be having the first meeting and pizza party in Room 122 on Thursday, September 6. See you there.

Any students with locker problems should stop by the Main Office to notify us so we can help. If you did not receive your locker slip, we have that for you, too. 

Any student interested in participating in Mock Trial this year please see Mr. Zeuschner in Room 157 or you can e-mail him using the school website.

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

Athletic News:
The fall cheerleading tryouts will be held September 6 at 4:45pm until 7:15pm. If you are interested visit swbvc.wordpress.com for details. 
Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 05, 2018 at 9:01 AM
  

Any student interested in participating in Mock Trial this year please see Mr. Zeuschner in Room 157 or you can e-mail him using the school website.

GSA members who are able to sit at the table during the Activities Fair tonight should see Mrs. Stodd Knapp in Room 148 before 8th period today.

Mrs. Stodd Knapp's Capstone students will meet in Room 148 after school on Wednesday, September 5. If you cannot make this meeting, please see Mrs. Stodd Knapp. 

Are you interested in advocacy?  Do you celebrate individuality and diversity?  Are you committed to making SWHS an inclusive and safe community? Then join us! The SWHS Gay/Straight Alliance will hold its first meeting on Monday, September 17 at 2:00pm in Room 148. Snacks will be served. Check it out!

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

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

Athletic News:
-Attention all members of the girls volleyball team. Practice today is from 2:45pm to 4:15pm. All 3 teams have the same practice time plus you will receive uniforms during that time too. Any questions, contact your coach. 

-The fall cheerleading tryouts will be held September 6 at 4:45pm until 7:15pm. If you are interested visit https://swbvc.wordpress.com/ for details. 
Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 04, 2018 at 9:18 AM
  

If you are looking for a part-time job or internship, come to the Career Center and check out a number of opportunities. Local businesses are looking for office workers, lifeguards, and academic instructors. Today’s featured position is an internship with the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce. This is an unpaid position that offers resume-building experience in marketing and events. For information on this and the other available positions, see the Programs & Events board in the Career Center.

Any students with locker problems should stop by the Main Office to notify us so we can help.  

Teacher Assistant forms are available in School Counseling.

Any student interested in participating in Mock Trial this year please see Mr. Zeuschner in Room 157 or you can e-mail him using the school website.

FBLA will be having the first meeting and pizza party in Room 122 on Thursday, September 6. See you there.

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

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

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

Athletic News:
Attention members of the Girls Volleyball team. Your practice today is from 3:30-6:00pm. All 9 and 11 graders will meet near the athletic trainer's room by 2:15pm to take the Impact Test prior to changing for practice. All players not taking the impact test are expected to attend study hall from 2:10pm - 3:10pm prior to practice. Any questions, see Coach Holt.
Posted by cdoherty  On Aug 31, 2018 at 8:49 AM
  
The cast of The Sound of Music will rehearse music today in Room 4, at 2:00 pm. All nuns are called! Bring your music, a pencil, and your best energy.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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





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

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

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

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

Athletic News:
-Students should remove locks and belongings from lockers in the PE locker room and team rooms by the close of school on Thursday or they will be cut off. 
Posted by cdoherty  On Jun 20, 2018 at 8:51 AM
  
<<  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  >>