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SCHOOL NEWS: 
 
Seniors, it is still not too late for scholarships! The newest one has just been updated in Naviance for this year – the JE Shepard Memorial Award from the South Windsor Jaycees. This generous scholarship is awarded to a SWHS Senior who has demonstrated initiative, spirit and integrity in serving his/her Community. A Google form application is linked to the listing in Naviance. Deadline is Thursday, May 26th so don’t wait!
 
Juniors, any male students interested in attending Boys’ State should see Mrs. Carty in the Career Center as soon as possible for information on how to apply. Time is almost up to select this year’s student representatives. 
 
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES:

NHS will meet this Wednesday after school in the Cafeteria.
 
Hey Bobcat Foodies!  Our last Cooking Club session is this Thursday, after school in room 105.  Join us for our Salute to Summer menu.  Our beverage will be festive Shirley Temples.  We'll start with a 3 Layer Dip with tortilla chips and a zesty mandarin orange salad.  Next, we'll customize our melty quesadillas and gourmet hot dogs.  And for dessert:  no-bake funfetti cheesecake and a divine ice-cream sundae bar!  Bring $5 to Ms. Cliff or Sra. Ruiz as soon as possible!  
 
FBLA will be having their Annual FBLA 3v3 Basketball Tournament on Friday, June 10th from 2 to 4 PM. Please come and support FBLA. There will be prizes, snacks, and water. If you would like to play, please fill out a form next to Mrs. Barrett's door in room 122A. It is $5 a person and  3 people per team.  Please come support FBLA!   See you on the courts!   See Mrs. Barrett with any questions. 
 
ATHLETICS:

Please note the date change: The annual Zebra Cup Tennis Tournament is now being held on Thursday, May 19th. Students can ask Staff members to participate with them in order to raise money for the South Windsor Food Bank. The cost for a team to enter is $10, but extra donations are welcome. Sign-up sheets are located on the door of Room 204. 
 

Posted by lramach  On May 16, 2022 at 1:27 PM
  
SCHOOL NEWS: 

Weekly Tip from the Writing Center: The first sentence in your writing can influence what the reader thinks about your writing regardless of what comes after. Come down to the
writing center for advice on how to start your essays. We are open Monday,
Wednesday, and Thursday from 2-3 in room 136. Get one on one help with your writing. No appointment is needed!
 
The Boys Soccer team is raffling off a parking spot for the 2022-2023 school year! Get your tickets today! That’s a free spot for next year! Buying tickets is easy – We take VENMO, cash or checks. Tickets are $5 each or get five tickets for $20. To get your tickets:
-Find a Senior SWHS Boys Soccer player in your lunch wave and buy tickets in school
-Checkout the flyers in the school lobby near the office for the Venmo & email address 
-Go on the South Windsor High School Website for ticket sale information
or
-Follow the SWHS Boys Soccer Team on Instagram and Facebook!!!
 
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES:

NHS will meet this Wednesday after school in the Cafeteria.
 
COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER: 
 
Have you ever wanted to fly a plane? Find out how and go for your own ride on Saturday, June 11th from 9 am - 3 pm at Meriden Airport (Rain Date: 6/12). The Young Eagles Rally encourages students ages 8-17 to explore aviation and learn all about what goes into flying and maintaining an airplane.
  
ATHLETICS:

Please note the date change: The annual Zebra Cup Tennis Tournament is now being held on Thursday, May 19th. Students can ask Staff members to participate with them in order to raise money for the South Windsor Food Bank. The cost for a team to enter is $10, but extra donations are welcome. Sign-up sheets are located on the door of Room 204. 
 
On Tuesday, May 10th,  Girls Track and Field won their meet against East Hartford.  First place finishers were Sofia King, Alyssa Drenga, Serena Thaker, and Grace Smith in the 4X800, Alyssa Drenga in the Mile, Serena Thaker in the 800, Olivia Petgrave in the Two Mile, Maddie Hathorn in Pole Vault, Katelyn Baumgartner in High Jump, Sophia McCormack in Discus, and Bridget Carroll in Triple Jump.
 
 
Posted by lramach  On May 13, 2022 at 2:06 PM
  
SCHOOL NEWS: 
 
Hope you were able to join the 9th Grade Class of 2025 Spirit Night yesterday. The  Fundraiser continues this week at a local Jersey Sub Shop at 1500A Pleasant Valley Road in the Plaza at Buckland. Hills! Coupons will be available until 5/14 and for each coupon redeemed this sub shop will donate $2 to SWHS 9th Grade Class of 2025! See you there all week! Please check our Instagram page for the coupons or see Mrs. Barrett in room 122A.
 
COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER: 

Students looking for Summer jobs should stop into the Career Center for a list of local stores and restaurants who are hiring. Additionally, the Town of South Windsor Collector of Revenue is looking for help. Information on all positions will be posted on the bulletin board.
 
Seniors – have you shared your plans for next year? School Counseling wants to know if you have been accepted into colleges, plan to attend a Community College, will enlist in the Military, plan to go to a trade school or straight to work. Whatever your options and opportunities are, we want to celebrate them!  Our bulletin board in the main lobby features this, but we are looking to add more. Scan the QR code in the display to fill out your form. We will feature you on the TV screen outside School Counseling and in our monthly newsletter, and add your opportunity to the lobby board. You can also find the form in your Class of 2022 Google Classroom.
 
Have you ever wanted to fly a plane? Find out how and go for your own ride on Saturday, June 11 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Meriden Airport (Rain Date: 6/12). The Young Eagles Rally encourages students ages 8-17 to explore aviation and learn all about what goes into flying and maintaining an airplane.
  
ATHLETICS:

The annual Zebra Cup Tennis Tournament is being held on Tuesday, May 17th. Students can ask Staff members to participate with them in order to raise money for the South Windsor Food Bank. The cost for a team to enter is $10, but extra donations are welcome. Sign-up sheets are located on the door of Room 204. 
Posted by lramach  On May 12, 2022 at 2:36 PM
  
COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER: 

Students looking for Summer jobs should stop into the Career Center for a list of local stores and restaurants who are hiring. Additionally, the Town of South Windsor Collector of Revenue is looking for help. Information on all positions will be posted on the bulletin board.
 
Seniors – have you shared your plans for next year? School Counseling wants to know if you have been accepted into colleges, plan to attend a community college, will enlist in the military, plan to go to a trade school or straight to work. Whatever your options and opportunities are, we want to celebrate them!  Our bulletin board in the main lobby features this, but we are looking to add more. Scan the QR code in the display to fill out your form. We will feature you on the TV screen outside School Counseling and in our monthly newsletter, and add your opportunity to the lobby board. You can also find the form in your Class of 2022 Google Classroom.
 
ATHLETICS:

The annual Zebra Cup Tennis Tournament is being held on Tuesday, May 17th. Students can ask Staff members to participate with them in order to raise money for the South Windsor Food Bank. The cost for a team to enter is $10, but extra donations are welcome. Sign-up sheets are located on the door of Room 204. 
 
On Friday and Saturday Girls Track and Field competed in the Middletown Invitational, a large meet with 40 teams competing.  Sidney Montana placed 4th in the 100 meters, Reagan Heafey-DeAngelis placed 8th in the Javelin and Serena Thaker placed 9th in the 400 in the Freshman/Sophomore meet.  Maddie Hathorn tied for 9th in Pole Vault in the Varsity meet.
 
There will be an early return bus for Spring Sports athletes from the Senior outing on Thursday 5/26.  The bus will depart Holiday Hill at 1:30 pm to return to SWHS by 2:30 pm.  There is a mandatory sign-up sheet in the SWHS Main Office with Secretary Brie Balducci. *Note: Anyone who does sign-up in advance for the early return must be on the bus at 1:30 pm that day returning to SWHS.
 
 
Posted by lramach  On May 11, 2022 at 2:35 PM
  
SCHOOL NEWS: 

Please join the 9th Grade Class of 2025 for a Spirit Night at a local Jersey Sub Shop at 1500A Pleasant Valley Road in the Plaza at Buckland Hills! Our Spirit Night is this Thursday, May 12th from 5pm to 9pm. Coupons will be available from 5/8 to 5/14 and for each coupon redeemed this sub shop will donate $2 to SWHS 9th Grade Class of 2025! See you there all week! Please check our Instagram page for the coupons or see Mrs. Barrett in room 122A. 
 
Students and Staff, there is an extremely limited number of Yearbooks left. Join in on the fun by purchasing your very own book, available on the SWHS website, under For Students, then on the Yearbook page. The final deadline to purchase a Yearbook is May 27th. 
  
COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER: 

Students looking for Summer jobs should stop into the Career Center for a list of local stores and restaurants who are hiring. Additionally, the Town of South Windsor Collector of Revenue is looking for help. Information on all positions will be posted on the bulletin board.
 
ATHLETICS:

The annual Tennis Zebra Cup is being held on Tuesday, May 17th from 3pm- 5pm at the Wapping Tennis courts. Students can ask staff members to participate in this Tennis tournament to help raise money for the South Windsor Food and Fuel Bank. Rain date is May 19th.
 
Last week girls Track and Field won their meet against RHAM.  First place finishers were Sidney Montana, Audrey Manning, Candace Walsh, and Susan Otaluka in the 4X100, Audrey Manning in the 100, Susan Otaluka in the 200, Alyssa Drenga in the 300 Hurdles, Sophia McCormack in Javelin and Shot Put, Mikayla Allore in Discus, Katelyn Baumgartner in High Jump, and Maddie Hathorn in Pole Vault.
Posted by lramach  On May 10, 2022 at 2:41 PM
  
SCHOOL NEWS: 
 
Attention Seniors: Table sign ups for prom and bus sign ups for senior outing are now open in Google Classroom. Please pay attention to the deadline for each sign up as they are different. 
 
Please join the 9th Grade Class of 2025 for a Spirit Night at a local Jersey Sub Shop at 1500A Pleasant Valley Road in the Plaza at Buckland Hills! Our Spirit Night is this Thursday, May 12th from 5pm to 9pm. Coupons will be available 5/8 to 5/14 and for each coupon redeemed this sub shop will donate $2 to SWHS 9th Grade Class of 2025! See you there all week! Please check our Instagram page for the coupons or see Mrs. Barrett in room 122A. 
  
ATHLETICS:

There will be a Basketball Open Gym today (Tuesday 5/10) for any interested SWHS students from 5:15 pm to 6:45 pm in the SWHS Gym.
 
Posted by lramach  On May 09, 2022 at 2:59 PM
  
SCHOOL NEWS: 

The Boys Soccer team is raffling off a parking spot for the 2022-2023 school year! Get your tickets today! That’s a free spot for next year! Buying tickets is easy – We take VENMO, cash or checks. Tickets are $5 each or get five tickets for $20. To get your tickets:
-Find a Senior SWHS Boys soccer player in your lunch wave and buy tickets in school
-Checkout the flyers in the school lobby near the office for the Venmo & email address 
-Go on the South Windsor High School Website for ticket sale information
or
-Follow the SWHS Boys Soccer Team on Instagram and Facebook!!!
 
Students and Staff, there is an extremely limited number of yearbooks left. Join in on the fun by purchasing your very own book, available on the SWHS website, under For Students, then on the Yearbook page. The final deadline to purchase a yearbook is May 27th. 
 
Attention Seniors: Table sign-ups for prom and bus sign-ups for senior outing are now open in Google Classroom. Please pay attention to the deadline for each sign up as they are different. 

Weekly Tip from the Writing Center: Be straightforward and direct in your writing, sometimes you can get lost in your own explanation. Remember, more words aren’t always better. For more writing tips and help with your writing assignments, stop by the Writing Center. We are open Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2-3 in room 136. Get one on one help with your writing assignments.  No appointment needed!
 
Please join the 9th Grade Class of 2025 for a Spirit Night at a local Sub Shop at 1500-A Pleasant Valley Road in The Plaza at Buckland Hills in Manchester, CT on Thursday, May 12 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Coupons will be available on Social Media for 05/8 to 5/14 to Buy 2 GIANT SUBS, Get the 3rd Free, Free Chips and Drinks with any Sub purchase, $8.99 Meal Deal, and $2:00 off any sub.  FOR EACH COUPON REDEEMED THIS SUB Shop WILL DONATE $2:00 TO SWHS 9TH grade class of 2025.
  
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES:

Bobcat Robotics is hosting a fundraiser at a local Mexican Restaurant located at 48 Hale Road in Manchester, CT on May 10th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Come out and support the team while enjoying some yummy food!

Posted by lramach  On May 06, 2022 at 3:27 PM
  
SCHOOL NEWS: 

The 9th Grade Class of 2025 is having a week-long fundraiser at a Jersey Sandwich Place on Pleasant Valley Road in Buckland Plaza. The fundraiser runs from Sunday, May 8th to Saturday, May 14th. We will get a percentage of the sales on Thursday, May 12th from 5 to 9. There are coupons to use all week. We get money when you use the coupons! Go to our Instagram account to get the coupons. See Mrs. Barrett in room 122A with any questions. 
 
The Boys Soccer team is raffling off a parking spot for the 2022-2023 school year! Get your tickets today! That’s a free spot for next year! Buying tickets is easy – We take VENMO, cash or checks. Tickets are $5 each or get five tickets for $20. To get your tickets:
-Find a Senior SWHS Boys soccer player in your lunch wave and buy tickets in school
-Checkout the flyers in the school lobby near the office for the Venmo & email address 
-Go on the South Windsor High School Website for ticket sale information
or
-Follow the SWHS Boys Soccer Team on Instagram and Facebook!!!
 
Students and Staff, there is an extremely limited number of yearbooks left. Join in on the fun by purchasing your very own book, available on the SWHS website, under For Students, then on the Yearbook page. The final deadline to purchase a yearbook is May 27th. 
 
Posted by lramach  On May 05, 2022 at 2:59 PM
  

SCHOOL NEWS: 

This Friday will be class of 2025 Spirit Day! Please wear your Class of 2025 Spirit Shirt this Friday to show your spirit for our class. There are still quite a few shirts left to be picked up in the Business Ed office. Pick them up before Friday.  Show your spirit for the Class of 2025!
 
Attention students attending Junior prom: In order to attend student activities such as Junior Prom, students must be in school for at least 50% of the school day. For those students who arrive after 7:25 pm, please be advised that it is important for you to be in school for at least half of the school day in order for your attendance at prom to be in good
standing. Failure to do so will prohibit your ability to attend. Advisors and administrators will be checking attendance throughout the day to ensure that all students attending prom meet these requirements. 
Please be advised--the latest students can enter prom is 7:30 pm. All those arriving after that time will not be permitted.  In addition, once students decide to leave prom for the night, they will not be readmitted. 

CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES:

Bobcat Robotics is hosting a fundraiser at a local Mexican Restaurant located at 48 Hale Road in Manchester, CT on May 10th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Come out and support the team while enjoying some yummy food!

Posted by lramach  On May 04, 2022 at 2:39 PM
  
SCHOOL NEWS: 

This Friday will be class of 2025 Spirit Day! Please wear your Class of 2025 Spirit Shirt this Friday to show your spirit for our class. There are still quite a few shirts left to be picked up in the Business Ed office. Pick them up before Friday.  Show your spirit for the Class of 2025!
 
Attention students attending Junior prom: In order to attend student activities such as
Junior Prom, students must be in school for at least 50% of the school day.
For those students who arrive after 7:25 pm, please be advised that it is important for you to be in school for at least half of the school day in order for your attendance at prom to be in good standing. Failure to do so will prohibit your ability to attend. Advisors and administrators will be checking attendance throughout the day to ensure that all students attending prom meet these requirements. 
Please be advised--the latest students can enter prom is 7:30 pm. All those arriving after that time will not be permitted.  In addition, once students decide to leave prom for the night, they will not be readmitted. 

CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES:

The Strategy Club will meet this week on Wednesday after school.
 
Posted by lramach  On May 03, 2022 at 2:30 PM
  
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