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SCHOOL NEWS:

                                                                                                

Choices Matter, a program about safety during the spring celebration season, will be held Monday April 22 from 5:00 to 6:30 in the auditorium. All students are urged to attend.


If you ordered a 9th Grade Class of 2027 T-Shirt, please pick it up at the Annex. See Mrs. Barrett with any questions. 


Attention South Windsor High School students: On Tuesday, April 23th, we will be wearing yellow in honor of School Bus Driver Appreciation Day. Interact Club members will receive half an hour of credit when they send a picture of their yellow outfit. Non-Interact members are also encouraged to wear yellow to show their love for their bus driver.


CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES:  


Come join the HOPE Club to celebrate DNA Day this Thursday, April 25th, in the back of the Media Center. We will be learning all about DNA, making DNA models and even competing for a fun prize! We hope to see you all there!


Are you a student interested in learning and sharing the language and cultures of various Hispanic and Latino countries? If so, join the Hispanic/Latino Student Alliance. This club aims to celebrate the various Hispanic and Latino countries that are represented here at South Windsor High School by creating a space for students to build community while sharing their culture. The Hispanic/Latino Student Alliance will have their first meeting on Wednesday, April 24th at 2:15PM in Annex Rm. 54. For more information on the club, reach out to Ms. Tobon in ANNEX 54.


The Cooking Club's theme for the month of April is “Think Spring”. We will be cooking on Thursday, April 25th in Room 105 at SWHS starting at 2:05 PM. The menu items are: strawberry lemonade, spring rolls, vegetable fried rice, sheet pan chicken and spinach sausage, Spring Rice Krispy Treats and Spring colored M&M sugar cookies. Please bring $5 to Sra. Ruiz in AN 56 or to Sra. Hwang in AN 37 to reserve your spot today.

 

The next Italian Club meeting will be THURSDAY, May 2 right after school until the late bus in Room 105.  We will be making pizza, bruschetta, salad, and dessert.  Spots are limited so bring $5 to Mrs. Zaccardelli in Annex Room 35 to save a spot.


ATHLETICS:


Last Tuesday, Girls Track and Field competed against Tolland.  First place finishes were had by Jaya Pichay in the 100 and 400, Sofia Holovatska in the 800 and 1600, Katie Dunn in shot put, London Bascomb in javelin, and Jaya Pichay, Serena Thaker, Keeley Scott and Ariana Rosario in the 4X100.


Posted by spoinelli  On Apr 19, 2024 at 12:09 PM
  

SCHOOL NEWS:

 

The National Honor Society Prom Dress Committee is collecting homecoming and prom attire, including shoes and jewelry, in the Main Lobby now through May 5. The dresses will be donated to Cornerstone Cares for underserved communities.

 

Choices Matter, a program about safety during the spring celebration season, will be held Monday April 22 from 5:00 to 6:30 in the auditorium.  All students are urged to attend.

 

Calling Seniors who have taken multiple art classes! The Senior Art Exhibition is happening soon. This is your opportunity to show your artwork and qualify for an Art Honor Cord! Join the Google Classroom with the code: mqdgfcp to learn the Guidelines and Judging Criteria and to fill out the application. If you are interested in earning an honor cord in art, you MUST participate in the judged section of this Senior Art Exhibition. There is a mandatory meeting on Wednesday, May 1st and applications are due May 3rd - If you have any questions, be sure to reach out to an art teacher so we can help!

 

If you ordered a 9th Grade Class of 2027 T-Shirt, please pick it up at the Annex. See Mrs. Barrett with any questions. 

 

Attention South Windsor High School students: On Tuesday, April 24th, we will be wearing yellow in honor of School Bus Driver Appreciation Day. Interact Club members will receive half an hour of credit when they send a picture of their yellow outfit. Non-Interact members are also encouraged to wear yellow to show their love for their bus driver.

 

CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES:  

 

FBLA is hosting its annual 3 V 3 basketball tournament on April 29th from 2pm-4pm in the Main Gym. Sign up during lunch waves from April 15th thru April 26th. 

 

The Envirothon Competition Team is selling seed packet blends from March 25th thru April 22nd. Mixes include Heirloom veggies, herbs, tomatoes and pollinators. See Mrs. Eitel in Room 206 for an order form.

 

The Cooking Club's theme for the month of April is “Think Spring”. We will be cooking on Thursday, April 25th in Room 105 at SWHS starting at 2:05 PM. The menu items are:  strawberry lemonade, spring rolls, vegetable fried rice, sheet pan chicken and spinach sausage, Spring Rice Krispy Treats and Spring colored M&M sugar cookies. Please bring $5 to Sra. Ruiz in AN 56 or to Sra. Hwang in AN 37 to reserve your spot today.

 

This week's tip from the Writing Center: To avoid sounding robotic, vary the sentence structure in your writing. To learn about the types and see examples, along with other great writing tips, follow us on Instagram at swhswritingcenter.

Posted by spoinelli  On Apr 18, 2024 at 1:21 PM
  

SCHOOL NEWS:

 

Calling Seniors who have taken multiple art classes! The Senior Art Exhibition is happening soon. This is your opportunity to show your artwork and qualify for an Art Honor Cord! Join the Google Classroom with the code: mqdgfcp to learn the Guidelines and Judging Criteria and to fill out the application. If you are interested in earning an honor cord in art, you MUST participate in the judged section of this Senior Art Exhibition. There is a mandatory meeting on Wednesday, May 1st and applications are due May 3rd - If you have any questions, be sure to reach out to an art teacher so we can help!

 

If you ordered a 9th Grade Class of 2027 T-Shirt, please pick it up at the Annex. See Mrs. Barrett with any questions. 

 

Attention South Windsor High School students: On Tuesday, April 24th, we will be wearing yellow in honor of School Bus Driver Appreciation Day. Interact Club members will receive half an hour of credit when they send a picture of their yellow outfit. Non-Interact members are also encouraged to wear yellow to show their love for their bus driver.

The Choices Matter Program will be holding an event in the auditorium on Monday, April 22, from 5-6:30 PM. Anyone is welcome. Club leaders and team captains are expected to attend.

 

CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES:  

 

FBLA is hosting its annual 3 V 3 basketball tournament on April 29th from 2pm-4pm in the Main Gym. Sign up during lunch waves from April 15th thru April 26th. 

 

The Envirothon Competition Team is selling seed packet blends from March 25th thru April 22nd. Mixes include Heirloom veggies, herbs, tomatoes and pollinators. See Mrs. Eitel in Room 206 for an order form.

 

The Cooking Club's theme for the month of April is “Think Spring”. We will be cooking on Thursday, April 25th in Room 105 at SWHS starting at 2:05 PM. The menu items are:  strawberry Lemonade, spring rolls, vegetable fried rice, sheet pan chicken and spinach sausage, Spring Rice Krispy Treats and Spring colored M&M sugar cookies. Please bring $5 to Sra. Ruiz in AN 56 or to Sra. Hwang in AN 37 to reserve your spot today.

 

Posted by spoinelli  On Apr 17, 2024 at 1:10 PM
  

SCHOOL NEWS:

 

Calling Seniors who have taken multiple art classes! The Senior Art Exhibition is happening soon. This is your opportunity to show your artwork and qualify for an Art Honor Cord! Join the Google Classroom with the code: mqdgfcp to learn the Guidelines and Judging Criteria and to fill out the application. If you are interested in earning an honor cord in art, you MUST participate in the judged section of this Senior Art Exhibition. There is a mandatory meeting on Wednesday, May 1st and applications are due May 3rd - If you have any questions, be sure to reach out to an art teacher so we can help!

 

If you ordered a 9th Grade Class of 2027 T-Shirt - please pick it up at the Annex. See Mrs. Barrett with any questions. 

 

CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES:  

 

FBLA is hosting its annual 3 V 3 basketball tournament on April 29th from 2pm-4pm in the Main Gym. Sign up during lunch waves from April 15th thru April 26th. 

 

The Envirothon Competition Team is selling seed packet blends from March 25th thru April 22nd. Mixes include Heirloom veggies, herbs, tomatoes and pollinators. See Mrs. Eitel in Room 206 for an order form.


Posted by spoinelli  On Apr 16, 2024 at 1:13 PM
  

SCHOOL NEWS:

 

ATTENTION SENIORS! TODAY is the LAST DAY to order a personalized graduation lawn sign! Bring your form and payment to the Counseling Office by the end of the day! The order form is in the senior google classroom. Again, TODAY is the last day to order your graduation lawn sign! 

 

Calling Seniors who have taken multiple art Classes! The Senior Art Exhibition is happening soon this is your opportunity to show your artwork and qualify for an Art Honor Cord! Join the Google Classroom with the code: mqdgfcp to learn the Guidelines and Judging Criteria and to fill out the application. If you are interested in earning an honor cord in art, you MUST participate in the judged section of this Senior Art Exhibition. There is a mandatory meeting on Wednesday, May 1st and applications are due May 3rd - If you have any questions, be sure to reach out to an art teacher so we can help!

 

CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES:  

 

FBLA is hosting its annual 3 V 3 basketball tournament on April 29th from 2pm-4pm in the Main Gym. Sign up during lunch waves from April 15th thru April 26th. 

 

The Envirothon Competition Team is selling seed packet blends from March 25th thru April 22nd. Mixes include Heirloom veggies, herbs, tomatoes and pollinators. See Mrs. Eitel in Room 206 for an order form.


Posted by spoinelli  On Apr 15, 2024 at 1:17 PM
  

SCHOOL NEWS:


Calling all Seniors who have taken multiple art classes: The Senior Art Exhibition is happening soon! This is your opportunity to show your artwork and qualify for an Art Honor Cord. Join the Google Classroom with the code: mqdgfcp to learn the guidelines and judging criteria and to fill out the application. If you are interested in earning an honor cord in art, you must participate in the judged section of this Senior Art Exhibition.


FBLA is hosting its annual 3 V 3 basketball tournament on April 29th from 2pm-4pm in the Main Gym. Sign up during lunch waves from April 15th thru April 26th. 


COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER:


Seniors looking for help paying for college – be sure to look in Naviance for available scholarships. Sort by deadline so you see the ones that are due soon. Some of them are due during spring break or the day we return to school. 


 

Posted by spoinelli  On Apr 04, 2024 at 1:04 PM
  

SCHOOL NEWS:


Please join the 9th grade class of 2027 for their fundraiser at a local signature sushi bowl place at 179 Deming Street in Manchester on Wednesday, April 3rd. Please mention that you are from SWHS.


CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES:  


Check out SWHS's Equity Council and many other clubs at the Multicultural Fair on Monday, April 1st from 6:30 to 8 pm. Watch some beautiful dance performances, get your henna done, eat delicious food, and explore the many different cultures that make up our school community. The event is free and open to all, so we hope to see you there!


Harbor Chase Club will host a fundraiser on Tuesday, April 2 at a local Mexican Grill located on Hale Road. All proceeds go to funding activities for residents at the retirement home.


The Sexuality and Gender Alliance is selling bracelets and pins to commemorate the Day of Silence. Help spread awareness about violence against the LGBTQ+ community. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Trevor Project.


Vision is a career exploration club where you will meet guest speakers from careers and professions you are interested in to learn more about them. We are meeting with a small business owner on Monday April 1st after school in Room 257 in the math hallway from 2-3pm. Join to learn more about what it's like managing a business and more helpful tips for high school and college. Join the google classroom using the code w722pmw for more updates.


COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER:


Would you like to share kindness at SWHS, or contribute to the positive mental health of students? Do you have a project in mind to support inclusion and/or respect? Can you think of an idea that would encourage a more positive school community? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this is your chance to do something! We are thrilled to announce that the Make a Change (MAC) Grants are available once again through S. W. Youth & Family Services. This grant encourages students to put their ideas into action. Proposals can come from one student, a group of students or an entire classroom. More information and the link to the application is on the SWHS main page. Applications are due by APRIL 5th.


Posted by spoinelli  On Mar 28, 2024 at 1:12 PM
  

SCHOOL NEWS:


Please join the 9th grade class of 2027 for their fundraiser at a local signature sushi bowl place at 179 Deming Street in Manchester on Wednesday, April 3rd. Please mention that you are from SWHS.


Congratulations to the students of the month for February! These students have been nominated by their teachers for showing excellence in Portrait of a Graduate Attributes. They are: Angelina Murray and Shaun Norcott in Grade 9, Nev Gravseth-Roman and Siddharthan Muralidhara in grade 10, Satvik Kadappanavar and Abigail Ramirez in grade 11 and Celestine Hassoubi and Owen Wagner in grade 12. 


CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES:  


Check out SWHS's Equity Council and many other clubs at the Multicultural Fair on Monday, April 1st from 6:30 to 8 pm. Watch some beautiful dance performances, get your henna done, eat delicious food, and explore the many different cultures that make up our school community. The event is free and open to all, so we hope to see you there!


Harbor Chase Club will host a fundraiser on Tuesday, April 2 at a local Mexican Grill located on Hale Road. All proceeds go to funding activities for residents at the retirement home.


COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER:


Would you like to share kindness at SWHS, or contribute to the positive mental health of students? Do you have a project in mind to support inclusion and/or respect? Can you think of an idea that would encourage a more positive school community? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then here is your chance to do something! We are thrilled to announce that the Make a Change (MAC) Grants through S. W. Youth & Family Services are available once again! This grant encourages STUDENTS to put their ideas into action. Proposals can come from 1 student, a group of students or an entire classroom. More information and the link to the application is on the SWHS main page. Applications are due by APRIL 5th so don’t delay!  


Posted by spoinelli  On Mar 27, 2024 at 1:13 PM
  

SCHOOL NEWS:


Please pick up your 9th Grade Class of 2027 shirts if you ordered them. They are at the Annex. See Mrs. Barrett in AN 12. 


Please join the 9th grade class of 2027 for their fundraiser at a local signature sushi bowl place at 179 Deming Street in Manchester on Wednesday, April 3rd. Please mention that you are from SWHS.


Spring Forward in Style with the School Store's Hoodie & Beanie Bundle! Spring is here, but that doesn't mean you have to ditch the cozy vibes! The school store's Hoodie & Beanie Bundle is the perfect way to transition into the new season. For just $45, you can get a lightweight hoodie and a matching beanie – ideal for those days with a morning chill or a cool breeze. Plus, you can rep your school with pride! This is a limited-time offer, so snag yours before they're gone! Embrace the spring weather in style – head down to the school store today!


CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES:  


Check out SWHS's Equity Council and many other clubs at the Multicultural Fair on Monday, April 1st from 6:30 to 8 pm. Watch some beautiful dance performances, get your henna done, eat delicious food, and explore the many different cultures that make up our school community. The event is free and open to all, so we hope to see you there!


The next French club meeting will be on Wednesday, March 27 right after school in Room 227. We'll watch a movie, play games, and have snacks. Everyone is welcome. Please see Mr. Ly or Bhaavni Krishna if you have questions.


Harbor Chase Club will host a fundraiser on Tuesday, April 2 at a local Mexican Grill located on Hale Road. All proceeds go to funding activities for residents at the retirement home.


Happy Women's History month! In celebration, Unified for Underprivileged Girls is having a month-long fundraiser with Leah Cunha crafts. Any purchases made from her website supports our pen pals in Kenya! This is a great way to raise money for our pan pals, earn credit for the club, and get some cute jewelry in the process!


The Strategy Club will meet this Wednesday, after school, in the back of the media center.  Come join us for board games, D&D, and Magic the Gathering.


ATHLETICS:


Want to support the tennis team and get cool South Windsor gear for Spring? Almost every option on the tennis team’s store has a plain “SW” embroidery option. Orders must be received by March 28th.


COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER:


A representative from the United States Marines will visit the Career Center on Wednesday, March 27th at 1 PM. Please sign up in Naviance if you would like to sign up and attend to learn more about what the Air Force offers.

 

Posted by spoinelli  On Mar 26, 2024 at 1:07 PM
  

SCHOOL NEWS:


On Saturday, March 23, Choral Spectrum, Spectrum Band, and Theater Road Crew traveled to the Lil' Rhody Rumble at Bishop Henricken High School in Warwick, Rhode Island. The group was awarded Grand Champion, Best Choral Sound, Best Choreography, a Gold Medal, Best Soloist for Tienan and outstanding performer Aditi Verma. It was an amazing finish to their 2024 competition season!


CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES:  


The next French club meeting will be on Wednesday, March 27 right after school in Room 227. We'll watch a movie, play games, and have snacks. Everyone is welcome. Please see Mr. Ly or Bhaavni Krishna if you have questions.


Harbor Chase Club will host a fundraiser on Tuesday, April 2 at a local Mexican Grille located on Hale Road. All proceeds go to funding activities for residents at the retirement home.


Happy Women's History month! In celebration, Unified for Underprivileged Girls is having a month-long fundraiser with Leah Cunha crafts. Any purchases made from her website supports our pen pals in Kenya! This is a great way to raise money for our pan pals, earn credit for the club, and get some cute jewelry in the process!


The Strategy Club will meet this Wednesday, after school, in the back of the media center.  Come join us for board games, D&D, and Magic the Gathering.


ATHLETICS:


Want to support the tennis team and get cool South Windsor gear for Spring? Almost every option on the tennis team’s store has a plain “SW” embroidery option. Orders must be received by March 28th.


COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER:


A representative from the United States Marines will visit the Career Center on Wednesday, March 27th at 1 PM. Please sign up in Naviance if you would like to sign up and attend to learn more about what the Air Force offers.


Posted by spoinelli  On Mar 25, 2024 at 1:11 PM
  
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