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SCHOOL NEWS
 
It's time for the 9th Grade Class of 2025 elections! Positions available are President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. The candidate application form can be found on the 9th Grade Class of 2025 Google Classroom. Speeches are due to Mrs. Barrett by Monday, September 27th. Any questions, please see Mrs. Barrett in room 122A. Elections will be held on Tuesday, October 5th. 
 
Seniors: The first wave of Capstone presentations will be on Wednesday, October 13th. To be eligible to present, you must have all written work turned in to your advisor's Google Classroom by September 29th. Then, you have until October 6th at 2:00 pm to sign up for a time slot. You can present either in person or virtually using Google Meet. In order to receive an honor cord for Capstone you must: present on October 13 (or in January), receive a score of highly successful on ALL written work, a highly successful on your presentation, AND submit a 3 minute highlight video. For more information please see the Capstone webpage. 
 
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES

Interested in gaining confidence and communication skills? Join the Debate Club! Our first meeting will be on Friday, September 24th afterschool in room 250. No prior experience is required, if interested please stop by! Contact Ms. Howard (chemistry teacher) with any questions.
 
The Italian Club will have its first meeting on Monday, September 27th afterschool in room 226. We will be talking about executive board positions at this meeting. Please join our Google Classroom using code: ivv437m. See Mr. Orsini or Mrs. Zaccardelli with any questions.
 
Are you interested in a future healthcare profession? Do you want to get a chance to talk to various healthcare professionals about their educational journey and experiences working in the medical industry? HOPE Club or Healthcare Occupational Professionals and Education Club is starting up again for the year! Join and meet and talk to guest speakers, get involved with Red Cross Blood Drives, and participate in STEM events! Be there for our first meeting on Tuesday, September 28th at 2:00 p.m. in room 204! 
 
Love Nature? Want to learn more about what's living (or lurking) in your backyard? Join SW Urban Naturalists. Our first meeting will be Wednesday, September 29th at 2:15 p.m. in room 201. Come check it out - everyone is welcome! Questions, see Mrs. Field in 201, join our google classroom here: izn5zdy.
 
The SADD Club will hold an informational meeting in the AUDITORIUM on Wednesday, September 29th at 7:00 a.m. Join us to learn more about the many issues that we tackle, including distracted driving, drug and alcohol prevention and stress management. All students are welcome to join!
 
Our literary magazine club, Mind's Eye, will hold its first meeting of the year next Wednesday, September 29th at 2:15 p.m. in room 129. New and returning members are welcome!
 
Looking for leadership skills along with the chance to compete in various different events like baking, job interviews, or fashion design, and many more? If any of these things interest you, join FCCLA. The Google classroom code is 2i3jsfs. This nationally recognized club will be holding their first official meeting Thursday, September 30th, 2:00 - 2:45 p.m. in room Wapping 11 with Ms. Porter. Refreshments will be provided.
 
Hi Bobcat Foodies!  Our September Cooking Club is SOLD OUT but if you would like to sign up for next month's Cooking Club on October 28th, please bring $5 to Ms. Cliff in 133 or Sra. Ruiz in 233.
 
Academic Support Club will be starting this Monday, September 27th. It will meet in room 122A from 2:00- 3:30 pm. every Monday through Thursday. No late buses are provided on Tuesday. Tutors, snacks, and water will be provided. If you need any help with your homework, school work, or with studying, this is the place for you!  See Mrs. Barrett, or send her an email, if you have any questions! 
 
Posted by clyons  at 7:27 AM
  

SCHOOL NEWS
The library will be closed after school TODAY, Thursday, September 23rd and Friday, September 24th. Please plan accordingly. 
 
It's time for the 9th Grade Class of 2025 elections! Positions available are President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. The candidate application form can be found on the 9th Grade Class of 2025 Google Classroom. Speeches are due to Mrs. Barrett by Monday, September 27th. Any questions, please see Mrs. Barrett in room 122A. Elections will be held on Tuesday, October 5th. 
 
On behalf of the SWHS Sexuality and Gender Alliance, we'd like to share that TODAY, September 23rd, is Bisexuality Day, which celebrates the bisexual culture, history, and community. Bisexuality is a sexual and/or romantic orientation defined as the attraction to people of multiple genders, although it is typically simplified to the attraction to both men and women.. Today serves as reminder that every day is a day for respect and acceptance, so remember to always be kind to others, no matter how they identify or express themselves!
 
Rho Kappa: The National Social Studies Honor Society is currently inviting eligible Juniors and Seniors to apply for this opportunity. The application form will be posted and shared by your Social Studies teachers in Google Classroom. Additional information can be found on the application. If you are interested, but not currently in a Social Studies class please email Mrs. Slogesky, sslogesky@swindsor.k12.ct.us. The deadline for the application is Friday. September 24th
 
Interested in leadership opportunities, service and building community? The Common Ground program is back and is seeking applicants for this upcoming Fall. This program brings dozens of schools together to build leadership, strengthen resumes, serve the community and make new friendships. All information including the schedule and online application are available on Google Classroom with join code l2g6osz. The deadline to apply is September 30th. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Orsini in room 235. 
 
Seniors: The first wave of Capstone presentations will be on Wednesday, October 13th. To be eligible to present, you must have all written work turned in to your adviser's Google Classroom by September 29th. Then, you have until October 6th at 2:00 pm to sign up for a time slot. You can present either in person or virtually using Google Meet. In order to receive an honor cord for Capstone you must: present on October 13 (or in January), receive a score of highly successful on ALL written work, a highly successful on your presentation, AND submit a 3-minute highlight video. For more information please see the Capstone webpage. 
 
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES
Attention all students! Are you interested in getting more volunteer hours? Develop leadership skills and connect back to the community? Interact Club is starting up again for the year! An informational meeting will be held TODAY, Thursday, September 23rd from 2:00 - 2:30 p.m. in the Media Center Classroom! We will also be revealing our new classroom code for the school year! If you have any questions, please see an Interact officer or Mrs. Howard in room 134.
 
The Japanese Culture Club will meet TODAY, Thursday, September 23rd right after school in room 230. We will learn Japanese and watch anime. New members are always welcome. Classroom code: wt4upbd 
 
Science Olympiad will have its first informational meeting TODAY, Thursday, September 23rd in the auditorium. Meeting will begin at 2:15 p.m. and information on try-outs will be provided. Please be on time as we only plan to meet for a half hour. Join our classroom code with mromdrr and please see Mrs. Snyder or Mr. Kraus if you have any questions.
 
Interested in gaining confidence and communication skills? Join the Debate Club! Our first meeting will be on Friday, September 24th afterschool in room 250. No prior experience is required, if interested please stop by! Contact Ms. Howard (chemistry teacher) with any questions.
 
The Italian Club will have its first meeting on Monday, September 27th afterschool in room 226. We will be talking about executive board positions at this meeting. Please join our Google Classroom using code: ivv437m. See Mr. Orsini or Mrs. Zaccardelli with any questions.
 
Are you interested in a future healthcare profession? Do you want to get a chance to talk to various healthcare professionals about their educational journey and experiences working in the medical industry? HOPE Club or Healthcare Occupational Professionals and Education Club is starting up again for the year! Join and meet and talk to guest speakers, get involved with Red Cross Blood Drives, and participate in STEM events! Be there for our first meeting on Tuesday, September 28th at 2:00 p.m. in room 204! 
 
Our literary magazine club, Mind's Eye, will hold its first meeting of the year next Wednesday, September 29th at 2:15 p.m. in room 129. New and returning members are welcome!
 
Woodworking Club will meet on Wednesdays from 2:10 to 3:10 p.m. beginning on September 29th. Come join us in room 2 - this club is open to all students and no experience is required.
 
Hi Bobcat Foodies! Our September Cooking Club is SOLD OUT but if you would like to sign up for next month's Cooking Club on October 28th, please bring $5 to Ms. Cliff in 133 or Sra. Ruiz in 233.
 
The SADD Club will hold an informational meeting in the AUDITORIUM on Wednesday, September 29th at 7:00 a.m. Join us to learn more about the many issues that we tackle, including distracted driving, drug and alcohol prevention and stress management. All students are welcome to join!
 
COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER
Upcoming college visit: Seton Hall University on Friday in the Career Center. Please register in Naviance. This is an excused absence, but you will need to get your teacher’s permission to miss class.

Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 23, 2021 at 8:23 AM
  

SCHOOL NEWS
The library will be closed after school on Thursday, September 23rd and Friday, September 24th. Please plan accordingly. 
 
National Honor Society will be holding a short meeting with current members only TODAY, Wednesday, September 22nd at 2:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria. Remember to bring your $20 dues. Cash or check made payable to SWHS.  
 
It's time for the 9th Grade Class of 2025 elections! Positions available are President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. The candidate application form can be found on the 9th Grade Class of 2025 Google Classroom. Speeches are due to Mrs. Barrett by Monday, September 27th. Any questions, please see Mrs. Barrett in room 122A. Elections will be held on Tuesday, October 5th. 
 
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES
The Strategy Club will meet virtually TODAY, Wednesday, September 22nd at 2:30 p.m. on Google Meet. New members are welcome. To learn more about the club, look for our showcase in the English hallway. To attend our first meeting, join the club's Google Classroom using the code: q6zwz3w.
 
The Computer Science club will have its first meeting TODAY, Wednesday, September 22nd after school in room 9! Stop by if you're interested in learning about CS, volunteering, and competing!
 
Attention all students! Are you interested in getting more volunteer hours? Develop leadership skills and connect back to the community? Interact Club is starting up again for the year! An informational meeting will be held on Thursday, September 23rd from 2:00 - 2:30 p.m. in the Media Center Classroom! We will also be revealing our new classroom code for the school year! If you have any questions, please see an Interact officer or Mrs. Howard in room 134.
 
The Japanese Culture Club will meet Thursday, September 23rd right after school in room 230. We will learn Japanese and watch anime. New members are always welcome. Classroom code: wt4upbd 
 
Science Olympiad will have its first informational meeting on Thursday, September 23rd in the auditorium. Meeting will begin at 2:15 p.m. and information on try-outs will be provided. Please be on time as we only plan to meet for a half hour. Join our classroom code with mromdrr and please see Mrs. Snyder or Mr. Kraus if you have any questions.
 
Interested in gaining confidence and communication skills? Join the Debate Club! Our first meeting will be on Friday, September 24th afterschool in room 250. No prior experience is required, if interested please stop by! Contact Ms. Howard (chemistry teacher) with any questions.
 
The Italian Club will have its first meeting on Monday, September 27th right after school in room 226. We will be talking about executive board positions at this meeting. Please join our Google Classroom using code: ivv437m. See Mr. Orsini or Mrs. Zaccardelli with any questions.
 
Are you interested in a future healthcare profession? Do you want to get a chance to talk to various healthcare professionals about their educational journey and experiences working in the medical industry? HOPE Club or Healthcare Occupational Professionals and Education Club is starting up again for the year! Join and meet and talk to guest speakers, get involved with Red Cross Blood Drives, and participate in STEM events! Be there for our first meeting on Tuesday, September 28th at 2:00 p.m. in room 204! 
 
Our literary magazine club, Mind's Eye, will hold its first meeting of the year next Wednesday, September 29th at 2:15 p.m. in room 129. New and returning members are welcome!
 
Woodworking Club will meet on Wednesdays from 2:10 to 3:10 p.m. beginning on September 29th. Come join us in room 2 - this club is open to all students and no experience is required.
 
Love Nature? Want to learn more about what's living (or lurking) in your backyard? Join SW Urban Naturalists. Our first meeting will be Wednesday, September 29th at 2:15 p.m. in room 201. Come check it out - everyone is welcome! Questions, see Mrs. Field in 201, join our google classroom here: izn5zdy.
 
Hi Bobcat Foodies!  Our September Cooking Club is SOLD OUT but if you would like to sign up for next month's Cooking Club on October 28th, please bring $5 to Ms. Cliff in 133 or Sra. Ruiz in 233.
 
Looking for leadership skills along with the chance to compete in various different events like baking, job interviews, or fashion design, and many more? If any of these things interest you, join FCCLA. The Google classroom code is 2i3jsfs. This nationally recognized club will be holding their first official meeting Thursday, September 30th, 2:00 - 2:45 p.m. in room Wapping 11 with Ms. Porter. Refreshments will be provided.
 
COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER
Students interested in college visits will have the opportunity to meet with Springfield College and University of New Haven today and Seton Hall University on Friday. These visits will take place in the Career Center. Please register in Naviance. This is an excused absence, but you will need to get your teacher’s permission to miss class.
Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 22, 2021 at 7:54 AM
  

SCHOOL NEWS
The library will be closed after school on Thursday, September 23rd and Friday, September 24th. Please plan accordingly. 
 
Rho Kappa: The National Social Studies Honor Society is currently inviting eligible Juniors and Seniors to apply for this opportunity. The application form will be posted and shared by your Social Studies teachers in Google Classroom. Additional information can be found on the application. If you are interested, but not currently in a Social Studies class please email Mrs. Slogesky, sslogesky@swindsor.k12.ct.us. The deadline for the application is Friday. September 24th
 
Interested in leadership opportunities, service and building community? The Common Ground program is back and is seeking applicants for this upcoming Fall. This program brings dozens of schools together to build leadership, strengthen resumes, serve the community and make new friendships. All information including the schedule and online application are available on Google Classroom with join code l2g6osz. The deadline to apply is September 30th. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Orsini in room 235. 
 
Seniors: The first wave of Capstone presentations will be on Wednesday, October 13th. To be eligible to present, you must have all written work turned in to your adviser's Google Classroom by September 29th. Then, you have until October 6th at 2:00 pm to sign up for a time slot. You can present either in person or virtually using Google Meet. In order to receive an honor cord for Capstone you must: present on October 13 (or in January) and receive a score of highly successful on ALL written work and highly successful on your presentation. For more information please see the Capstone webpage.
 
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES
The Computer Science club will have its first meeting on Wednesday, September 22nd after school in room 9! Stop by if you're interested in learning about CS, volunteering, and competing!
 
National Honor Society will be holding a short meeting with current members only, on Wednesday, September 22nd at 2:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria. Remember to bring your $20 dues. Cash or check made payable to SWHS.  
 
The Strategy Club will meet virtually this week on Wednesday, September 22nd at 2:30 p.m. on Google Meet.  New members are welcome. To learn more about the club, look for our showcase in the English hallway. To attend our first meeting, join the club's Google Classroom using the code: q6zwz3w.
 
Attention all students! Are you interested in getting more volunteer hours? Develop leadership skills and connect back to the community? Interact Club is starting up again for the year! An informational meeting will be held on Thursday, September 23rd from 2:00 - 2:30 p.m. in the Media Center Classroom! We will also be revealing our new classroom code for the school year! If you have any questions, please see an Interact officer or Mrs. Howard in room 134.
 
The Japanese Culture Club will meet Thursday, September 23rd right after school in room 230. We will learn Japanese and watch anime. New members are always welcome. Classroom code: wt4upbd 
 
Science Olympiad will have its first informational meeting on Thursday, September 23rd in the auditorium. Meeting will begin at 2:15 p.m. and information on try-outs will be provided. Please be on time as we only plan to meet for a half hour. Join our classroom code with mromdrr and please see Mrs. Snyder or Mr. Kraus if you have any questions.
 
Interested in gaining confidence and communication skills? Join the Debate Club! Our first meeting will be on Friday, September 24th afterschool in room 250. No prior experience is required, if interested please stop by! Contact Ms. Howard (chemistry teacher) with any questions.
 
COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER
Students interested in college visits will have the opportunity to meet with Springfield College and University of New Haven on Wednesday and Seton Hall University on Friday. These visits will take place in the Career Center. Please register in Naviance. This is an excused absence, but you will need to get your teacher’s permission to miss class.
Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 21, 2021 at 8:08 AM
  

SCHOOL NEWS
Rho Kappa: The National Social Studies Honor Society is currently inviting eligible Juniors and Seniors to apply for this opportunity. The application form will be posted and shared by your Social Studies teachers in Google Classroom. Additional information can be found on the application. If you are interested, but not currently in a Social Studies class please email Mrs. Slogesky, sslogesky@swindsor.k12.ct.us. The deadline for the application is Friday. September 24th
 
It's time for the 9th Grade Class of 2025 elections! Positions available are President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. For the students who would like to run for office, there will be a meeting in room 122A at 2:10 p.m. on Monday, September 20th. The candidate application form can be found on the 9th Grade Class of 2025 Google Classroom. Speeches are due to Mrs. Barrett by Monday, September 27th. Any questions, please see Mrs. Barrett in room 122A. Elections will be held on Tuesday, October 5th. 
 
Interested in leadership opportunities, service and building community? The Common Ground program is back and is seeking applicants for this upcoming Fall. This program brings dozens of schools together to build leadership, strengthen resumes, serve the community and make new friendships. All information including the schedule and online application are available on Google Classroom with join code l2g6osz. The deadline to apply is September 30th. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Orsini in room 235. 
 
The library will be closed after school on Thursday, September 23rd and Friday, September 24th. Please plan accordingly. 
 
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES
For any students interested in participating on this year's Mock Trial team, our first official meeting will take place afterschool TODAY, Monday, September 20th in room 135. If any Freshmen or newbies to the activity missed our intro to the Mock Trial meeting, our slide show was added to google classroom! If you have any questions please drop by to see Mr. Garrish in room 135. All are welcome! 
 
The Computer Science club will have its first meeting on Wednesday, September 22nd after school in room 9! Stop by if you're interested in learning about CS, volunteering, and competing!
 
Attention all students! Are you interested in getting more volunteer hours? Develop leadership skills and connect back to the community? Interact Club is starting up again for the year! An informational meeting will be held on Thursday, September 23rd from 2:00 - 2:30 p.m. in the Media Center Classroom! We will also be revealing our new classroom code for the school year! If you have any questions, please see an Interact officer or Mrs. Howard in room 134.
 
National Honor Society will be holding a short meeting with current members only, on Wednesday, September 22nd at 2:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria. Remember to bring your $20 dues. Cash or check made payable to SWHS.  
 
The Strategy Club will meet virtually this week on Wednesday, September 22 at 2:30 p.m. on Google Meet.  New members are welcome. To learn more about the club, look for our showcase in the English hallway. To attend our first meeting, join the club's Google Classroom using the code: q6zwz3w.
 
Science Olympiad will have its first informational meeting on Thursday, September 23rd in the auditorium. Meeting will begin at 2:15 p.m. and information on try-outs will be provided. Please be on time as we only plan to meet for a half hour. Join our classroom code with mromdrr and please see Mrs. Snyder or Mr. Kraus if you have any questions.
 
Interested in gaining confidence and communication skills? Join the Debate Club! Our first meeting will be on Friday, September 24th afterschool in room 250. No prior experience is required, if interested please stop by! Contact Ms. Howard (chemistry teacher) with any questions.
 
The Italian Club will have its first meeting on Monday, September 27th right after school in room 226. We will be talking about executive board positions at this meeting. Please join our Google Classroom using code: ivv437m. See Mr. Orsini or Mrs. Zaccardelli with any questions.
 
COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER
Students interested in college visits will have the opportunity to meet with Springfield College and University of New Haven on Wednesday and Seton Hall University on Friday. These visits will take place in the Career Center. Please register in Naviance. This is an excused absence, but you will need to get your teacher’s permission to miss class.
Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 20, 2021 at 8:21 AM
  

SCHOOL NEWS
Picture is day is Monday, September 20th. This is the photo used on your School ID and in Powerschool. If you would like to order pictures and are in need of a picture form, please see Mrs. Balducci in the Main Office. Please note that the picture code is the same, even though the date switched. Packages start at $15 and include a digital image on Shutterfly. Order here:  https://my.lifetouch.com/mylifetouch/#/  Use event code: EVT3362PQ
 
Rho Kappa: The National Social Studies Honor Society is currently inviting eligible Juniors and Seniors to apply for this opportunity. The application form will be posted and shared by your Social Studies teachers in Google Classroom. Additional information can be found on the application. If you are interested, but not currently in a Social Studies class please email Mrs. Slogesky, sslogesky@swindsor.k12.ct.us. The deadline for the application is Friday. September 24th
 
It's time for the 9th Grade Class of 2025 elections! Positions available are President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. For the students who would like to run for office, there will be a meeting in room 122A at 2:10 p.m. on Monday, September 20th. The candidate application form can be found on the 9th Grade Class of 2025 Google Classroom. Speeches are due to Mrs. Barrett by Monday, September 27th. Any questions, please see Mrs. Barrett in room 122A. Elections will be held on Tuesday, October 5th. 
 
Students: A friendly reminder, be sure to purchase Chromebook insurance for the 2021-2022 school year. The cost is $26 and covers accidental damage. To join the insurance program, you may pay online through My School Bucks OR make out a check for $26 to SWPS and write the student ID number, grade and "Chromebook" on the memo line and drop it off to the Main Office. Insurance is due this week!
 
Interested in leadership opportunities, service and building community? The Common Ground program is back and is seeking applicants for this upcoming Fall. This program brings dozens of schools together to build leadership, strengthen resumes, serve the community and make new friendships. All information including the schedule and online application are available on Google Classroom with join code l2g6osz. The deadline to apply is September 30th. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Orsini in room 235. 
 
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES
Any student interested in joining the Math Team should attend our first meeting of the year TODAY, Friday, September 17th at 2:15 p.m. in the Media Center Seminar Room. If you have any questions or cannot attend the meeting, please see Mr. Brindisi in Room 265.
 
For any students interested in participating on this year's Mock Trial team, our first official meeting will take place afterschool on Monday, September 20th in room 135. If any Freshmen or newbies to the activity missed our intro to the Mock Trial meeting, our slide show was added to google classroom! If you have any questions please drop by to see Mr. Garrish in room 135. All are welcome! 
 
Interested in manufacturing, computer-aided design, computer programming, or business? If so, join the FIRST Robotics team! You will work with other team members and industry professionals to design robots for the FIRST Robotics competition. If you are interested in joining our team, please join the Google Classroom with the following code ni4tgmg. There will also be an informational meeting in Room 11 on Tuesday, September 21st after school at 2:00 p.m. New and returning members are all welcome. Please see Mr. Smith, Mr. Savvides, or Dr. McCarthy for more information.
 
Attention all students! Are you interested in getting more volunteer hours? Develop leadership skills and connect back to the community? Interact Club is starting up again for the year! An informational meeting will be held on Thursday, September 23rd from 2:00 - 2:30 p.m. in the Media Center Classroom! We will also be revealing our new classroom code for the school year! If you have any questions, please see an Interact officer or Mrs. Howard in room 134.
 
Interested in gaining confidence and communication skills? Join the Debate Club! Our first meeting will be on Friday, September 24th afterschool in room 250. No prior experience is required, if interested please stop by! Contact Ms. Howard (chemistry teacher) with any questions.
 
The Italian Club will have its first meeting on Monday, September 27th right after school in room 226. We will be talking about executive board positions at this meeting. Please join our Google Classroom using code: ivv437m. See Mr. Orsini or Mrs. Zaccardelli with any questions.
 
COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER
There are numerous part-time job opportunities posted in the Career Center. All are local. There are a variety of job types with different shifts available. Come check out the bulletin board!
Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 17, 2021 at 8:25 AM
  

SCHOOL NEWS
Today, September 15th marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States.  Each year Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
 
The back-to-school yearbook sale is extended! Buy the 2022 SWHS Yearbook at just $55, its lowest cost of the year. In addition, you can get up to four free icons, and reduced-priced personalization! This sale will not last long. Order yours before Friday, September 17th, on the SWHS Website. 
 
Picture is day is Monday, September 20th. This is the photo used on your School ID and in Powerschool. If you would like to order pictures and are in need of a picture form, please see Mrs. Balducci in the Main Office.  Please note that the picture code is the same, even though the date switched. You may still use the form you received in homeroom. Packages start at $15 and include a digital image on Shutterfly. Order here: https://my.lifetouch.com/mylifetouch/#/  Use event code: EVT3362PQ
 
Rho Kappa: The National Social Studies Honor Society is currently inviting eligible Juniors and Seniors to apply for this opportunity. The application form will be posted and shared by your Social Studies teachers in Google Classroom. Additional information can be found on the application. If you are interested, but not currently in a Social Studies class please email Mrs. Slogesky, sslogesky@swindsor.k12.ct.us. The deadline for the application is Friday. September 24th
 
Students: A friendly reminder, be sure to purchase Chromebook insurance for the 2021-2022 school year. The cost is $26 and covers accidental damage. To join the insurance program, you may pay online through My School Bucks OR make out a check for $26 to SWPS and write the student ID number, grade and "Chromebook" on the memo line and drop it off to the Main Office. Insurance is due by Friday, September 17th.
 
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES
There will be a Bobcat Ambassadors Club meeting TODAY, Wednesday, September 15th right after school in the School Counseling Career Center. Any students interested in joining are encouraged to attend. Please see Ms. Brown-Quinn in the School Counseling Office with any questions.
 
The first meeting of the Environmental Club will take place TODAY, Wednesday September 15th at 2:10 to 3:00 p.m. in Room 206. Join our Google Classroom with code: 5szwfah to learn more. All are welcome! 
 
Looking to be a pen pal and create a friendship with a student in Kenya? Are you interested in discussing women's rights issues and advocating for female empowerment? Then Unified for Underprivileged Girls is the club for you! Please come to the informational meeting TODAY, Wednesday, September 15th from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in room 102. Please contact Ms. Fox with any questions and we hope to see you there! 
 
Are you interested in debate? Politics? Solving real world problems? If so, Model UN is the club for you. We represent countries at the United Nations as they attempt to solve real world problems, like COVID-19, the refugee crisis, and climate change. If interested, please join our NEW Google Classroom, using code: jw75crg. Our first meeting is TODAY, Wednesday, September 15th. 
 
Any student interested in joining the Math Team should attend our first meeting of the year this Friday, September 17th at 2:15 p.m. in the Media Center Seminar Room. If you have any questions or cannot attend the meeting, please see Mr. Brindisi in Room 265.
 
For any students interested in participating on this year's Mock Trial team, our first official meeting will take place afterschool on Monday, September 20th in room 135. If any Freshmen or newbies to the activity missed our intro to the Mock Trial meeting, our slide show was added to google classroom! If you have any questions please drop by to see Mr. Garrish in room 135. All are welcome! 
 
Attention all students! Are you interested in getting more volunteer hours? Develop leadership skills and connect back to the community? Interact Club is starting up again for the year! An informational meeting will be held on Thursday, September 23rd from 2:00 - 2:30 p.m. in the Media Center Classroom! We will also be revealing our new classroom code for the school year! If you have any questions, please see an Interact officer or Mrs. Howard in room 134.
 
Interested in gaining confidence and communication skills? Join the Debate Club! Our first meeting will be on Friday, September 24th afterschool in room 250. No prior experience is required, if interested please stop by! Contact Ms. Howard (chemistry teacher) for any questions.
 
The Italian Club will have its first meeting on Monday, September 27th right after school in room 226. We will be talking about executive board positions at this meeting. Please join our Google Classroom using code: ivv437m. See Mr. Orsini or Mrs. Zaccardelli with any questions.
 
COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER
College visits begin this week in the Career Center! This is the best way to learn more about colleges you may be considering and let them get to know you too. All visits will be in-person this year. Please speak to your teacher for permission before missing class time to attend. This week’s colleges include: Holy Cross, Lynn University, Albertus Magnus, St. John’s University, Saint Michael’s, Merrimack College, and UConn. To register for any visit, go to Naviance Student, find the listing of visits under What’s New and click on “more info” to register. See Mrs. Carty if you have any questions.
 
There are numerous part-time job opportunities posted in the Career Center. All are local. There are a variety of job types with different shifts available. Come check out the bulletin board!
Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 15, 2021 at 8:19 AM
  
 
SCHOOL NEWS
The back-to-school yearbook sale is extended! Buy the 2022 SWHS Yearbook at just $55, its lowest cost of the year. In addition, you can get up to four free icons, and reduced-priced personalization! This sale will not last long. Order yours before Friday, September 17th, on the SWHS Website. 
 
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES
Interested in leadership opportunities, service and building community? The Common Ground program is back and is seeking applicants for this upcoming Fall. This program brings dozens of schools together to build leadership, strengthen resumes, serve the community and make new friendships. All information including the schedule and online application are available on Google Classroom with join code l2g6osz. The deadline to apply is September 30th. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Orsini in room 235. 
 
We are excited to announce that musical theatre is back! As you may notice from the flyers in the hallways, we are calling on actors, singers, dancers, instrumentalists, and even stage crew for Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka! Auditions are TODAY, Tuesday, September 14th right after school in the auditorium. We have many parts to cast, including chocolate lover Augustus Gloop, spoiled rich girl Veruca Salt, Willy Wonka himself, and even oompa-loompas. All you have to do is prepare one 24-bar musical theatre solo to sing. Come on down to audition and bring a friend. Please see Mrs. Balducci in the main office to sign up. Don't miss this chance to perform right here at South Windsor High.
 
For any students interested in participating on this year's Mock Trial team, our first official meeting will take place afterschool on Monday, September 20th in room 135. If any Freshmen or newbies to the activity missed our intro to the Mock Trial meeting, our slide show was added to google classroom! If you have any questions please drop by to see Mr. Garrish in room 135. All are welcome! 
 
There will be a Bobcat Ambassadors Club meeting on Wednesday, September 15th right after school in the School Counseling Career Center. Any students interested in joining are encouraged to attend. Please see Ms. Brown-Quinn in the School Counseling Office with any questions.
 
The first meeting of the Environmental Club will take place on Wednesday September 15th at 2:10 to 3:00 p.m. in Room 206. Join our Google Classroom with code: 5szwfah to learn more. All are welcome! 
 
Looking to be a pen pal and create a friendship with a student in Kenya? Are you interested in discussing women's rights issues and advocating for female empowerment? Then Unified for Underprivileged Girls is the club for you! Please come to the informational meeting on Wednesday, September 15th from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in room 102. Please contact Ms. Fox with any questions and we hope to see you there! 
 
Are you interested in debate? Politics? Solving real world problems? If so, Model UN is the club for you. We represent countries at the United Nations as they attempt to solve real world problems, like COVID-19, the refugee crisis, and climate change. If interested, please join our NEW Google Classroom, using code: jw75crg. Our first meeting is Wednesday, September 15th. 
 
Any student interested in joining the Math Team should attend our first meeting of the year this Friday at 2:15pm in the Media Center Seminar Room. If you have any questions or cannot attend the meeting, please see Mr. Brindisi in Room 265.
 
COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER
College visits begin this week in the Career Center! This is the best way to learn more about colleges you may be considering and let them get to know you too. All visits will be in-person this year. Please speak to your teacher for permission before missing class time to attend. This week’s colleges include: Holy Cross, Lynn University, Albertus Magnus, St. John’s University, Saint Michael’s, Merrimack College, and UConn. To register for any visit, go to Naviance Student, find the listing of visits under What’s New and click on “more info” to register. See Mrs. Carty if you have any questions.
Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 14, 2021 at 7:58 AM
  

SCHOOL NEWS
New this year! Select your own locker! ALL students will be able to request a specific locker - granted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Once you find a locker that you would like to use, please click the link below to complete the request form and we will remove the bolt. As soon as the bolt is removed, you may begin using it, but must use a lock. Locker Request Form: https://forms.gle/DKWpFDabKDSCK1zK6
 
Students: A friendly reminder, be sure to purchase Chromebook insurance for the 2021-2022 school year. The cost is $26 and covers accidental damage. To join the insurance program, you may pay online through My School Bucks OR make out a check for $26 to SWPS and write the student ID number, grade and "Chromebook" on the memo line and drop it off to the Main Office. Insurance is due by Friday, September 17th.
 
The back-to-school yearbook sale is extended! Buy the 2022 SWHS Yearbook at just $55, its lowest cost of the year. In addition, you can get up to four free icons, and reduced-priced personalization! This sale will not last long. Order yours before Friday, September 17th, on the SWHS Website. 
 
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES
The SADD Club is back! If you were in the club previously, you are a Junior or a Senior AND you are interested in applying for a leadership position, please come to a meeting at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 14th in the Seminar Room. This meeting is ONLY for those who are interested in holding some type of leadership position in the club this year. Please reach out to Mrs. Reed if you have any questions.
 
We are excited to announce that musical theatre is back! As you may notice from the flyers in the hallways, we are calling on actors, singers, dancers, instrumentalists, and even stage crew for Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka! Auditions are Tuesday, September 14th right after school in the auditorium. We have many parts to cast, including chocolate lover Augustus Gloop, spoiled rich girl Veruca Salt, Willy Wonka himself, and even oompa-loompas. All you have to do is prepare one 24-bar musical theatre solo to sing. Come on down to audition and bring a friend. Please see Mrs. Balducci in the main office to sign up. Don't miss this chance to perform right here at South Windsor High.
 
There will be a Bobcat Ambassadors Club meeting on Wednesday, September 15th right after school in the School Counseling Career Center. Any students interested in joining are encouraged to attend. Please see Ms. Brown-Quinn in the School Counseling Office with any questions.
 
The first meeting of the Environmental Club will take place on Wednesday September 15th at 2:10 to 3:00 p.m. in Room 206.  Join our Google Classroom with code: 5szwfah to learn more. All are welcome! 
 
Looking to be a pen pal and create a friendship with a student in Kenya? Are you interested in discussing women's rights issues and advocating for female empowerment? Then Unified for Underprivileged Girls is the club for you! Please come to the informational meeting on Wednesday, September 15th from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in room 102. Please contact Ms. Fox with any questions and we hope to see you there! 
 
It's time for the 9th Grade Class of 2025 elections! If you are interested in running for office, please fill out a Candidate Application Form. They can be found on the 9th Grade Class of 2025 Google Classroom. Positions available are President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. Speeches are due to Mrs. Barrett by Monday, September 27th. Any questions, please see Mrs. Barrett in room 122A. Elections will be on Tuesday, October 5th. Good luck to all who apply!  
 
Attention all students! Are you interested in getting more volunteer hours? Develop leadership skills and connect back to the community? Interact Club is starting up again for the year! An informational meeting will be held on Thursday, September 23rd from 2:00 - 2:30 p.m. in the Media Center Classroom! We will also be revealing our new classroom code for the 21-22 school year! Save the date! If you have any questions, please see an Interact officer or Mrs. Howard in room 134.
 
COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER
College visits begin this week in the Career Center! This is the best way to learn more about colleges you may be considering and let them get to know you too. All visits will be in-person this year. Please speak to your teacher for permission before missing class time to attend. This week’s colleges include: Holy Cross, Lynn University, Albertus Magnus, St. John’s University, Saint Michael’s, Merrimack College, and UConn. To register for any visit, go to Naviance Student, find the listing of visits under What’s New and click on “more info” to register. See Mrs. Carty if you have any questions.
 
ATHLETICS
Did you miss spring tryouts for the South Windsor High School Cheerleading Team? It's not too late! Fall Tryouts for the 2021-2022 team will be held on Monday, September 13th, and Wednesday, September 15th from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the wrestling room. You must attend both days. In order to try out, all online registration forms must be submitted to the main office, including an updated Physician's Statement dated after June 1st. For more information, see Coach Gionfriddo in room 213.
Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 13, 2021 at 9:52 AM
  

SCHOOL NEWS
New this year! Select your own locker! ALL students will be able to request a specific locker - granted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Once you find a locker that you would like to use, please click the link below to complete the request form and we will remove the bolt. As soon as the bolt is removed, you may begin using it, but must use a lock. Locker Request Form: https://forms.gle/DKWpFDabKDSCK1zK6
 
Students: A friendly reminder, be sure to purchase Chromebook insurance for the 2021-2022 school year. The cost is $26 and covers accidental damage. To join the insurance program, you may pay online through My School Bucks OR make out a check for $26 to SWPS and write the student ID number, grade and "Chromebook" on the memo line and drop it off to the Main Office. Insurance is due by Friday, September 17th.
 
The back-to-school yearbook sale is extended! Buy the 2022 SWHS Yearbook at just $55, its lowest cost of the year. In addition, you can get up to four free icons, and reduced-priced personalization! This sale will not last long. Order yours before Friday, September 17th, on the SWHS Website. 
 
For information about school events and deadlines be sure to follow us on Twitter: @SWHSBobcats
 
The Teen Center will be open for drop-in hours beginning on Monday, September 13th. Our hours will be Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:00-4:30pm, with late bus pick up at 4:00pm. We have a new look with extra activities and a lot of games, so come check it out! If you haven’t been here before, we are located at the Community Center across from the high school. Space is limited so please contact Danielle to reserve a spot.
 
If you’re interested in gaining leadership skills, building connections with others, and have a passion for participating in community service opportunities join our Youth Council volunteer group! We volunteer year-round in the South Windsor community doing fundraisers and donation drives, volunteering at the Farmer’s Market, assisting with Senior Center events, helping at the Mud Run, etc. It’s a great way to get involved, meet others and build resume experience. For more information please contact Danielle or join us on Friday, September 10th at 2:30 p.m. at the Teen Center.
 
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES
The SADD Club is back! If you were in the club previously, you are a Junior or a Senior AND you are interested in applying for a leadership position, please come to a meeting at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 14th in the Seminar Room. This meeting is ONLY for those who are interested in holding some type of leadership position in the club this year. Please reach out to Mrs. Reed if you have any questions.
 
We are excited to announce that musical theatre is back! As you may notice from the flyers in the hallways, we are calling on actors, singers, dancers, instrumentalists, and even stage crew for Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka! Auditions are Tuesday, September 14th right after school in the auditorium. We have many parts to cast, including chocolate lover Augustus Gloop, spoiled rich girl Veruca Salt, Willy Wonka himself, and even oompa-loompas. All you have to do is prepare one 24-bar musical theatre solo to sing. Come on down to audition and bring a friend. Please see Mrs. Balducci in the main office to sign up. Don't miss this chance to perform right here at South Windsor High.
 
There will be a Bobcat Ambassadors Club meeting on Wednesday, September 15th right after school in the School Counseling Career Center. Any students interested in joining are encouraged to attend. Please see Ms. Brown-Quinn in the School Counseling Office with any questions.
 
Looking to be a pen pal and create a friendship with a student in Kenya? Are you interested in discussing women's rights issues and advocating for female empowerment? Then Unified for Underprivileged Girls is the club for you! Please come to the informational meeting on Wednesday, September 15th from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in room 102. Please contact Ms. Fox with any questions and we hope to see you there! 
 
It's time for the 9th Grade Class of 2025 elections! If you are interested in running for office, please fill out a Candidate Application Form. They can be found on the 9th Grade Class of 2025 Google Classroom. Positions available are President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. Speeches are due to Mrs. Barrett by Monday, September 27th. Any questions, please see Mrs. Barrett in room 122A. Elections will be on Tuesday, October 5th. Good luck to all who apply!  
 
COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER
The Career Center is starting to get announcements of part-time job openings for students interested in working during the school year. For information on these opportunities, be sure to check out the big screen TV outside School Counseling, the bulletin board inside the Career Center and pay attention to the daily announcements. Current opportunities include Munson’s Chocolates, South Windsor Parks a & Rec’s 4th R program, and White Oaks Assisted Living
 
ATHLETICS
Did you miss spring tryouts for the South Windsor High School Cheerleading Team? It's not too late! Fall Tryouts for the 2021-2022 team will be held on Monday, September 13th, and Wednesday, September 15th from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the wrestling room. You must attend both days. In order to try out, all online registration forms must be submitted to the main office, including an updated Physician's Statement dated after June 1st. For more information, see Coach Gionfriddo in room 213.
Posted by cdoherty  On Sep 10, 2021 at 8:10 AM
  
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