October 23, 2023 

Attention seniors who are working on their college essay: Not sure where to start? Have a draft but know it needs revision? Are you mostly finished but want to polish your essay? Sign up to come to the Writing Center College Writing Workshop on Tuesday 10/25. Held from 2:10-3 PM, there are 3 sessions based on what stage of the writing process you are in. Get help from English teachers and SWHS Writing Center tutors! Sign up using the QR code on the flier in the grade 12 google classroom or in the hallways. Registration is required. Questions? See Mrs. Price, Mrs. Howard, or Mr. Hawie.

The SWHS Writing Center has re-opened for the year! The Writing Center is a place where you can stop by after school to get one-on-one help with your writing assignments from peer tutors and English teachers. We are open on late bus days (Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays) from 2-3 pm in Room 136. No appointment is needed. Drop on by for help with your essays, lab reports, QPAs, college essays, and more! If you have questions, please see Mrs. Howard, Mrs. Price, or Mr. Hawie.

Attention students 17 and older: If you are interested in making a difference in the community, sign up for South Windsor High School’s Fall blood drive being held on Friday, November 3 during school. Over 30 million blood transfusions are needed in the US each year, and your donation can help to save 3 lives! To sign up, scan the QR code on the posters around school. 16 year olds can donate with a parent permission form. See Ms. Karasinski in Room 207 for more information.


South Windsor for the Local Kids is hosting a bake sale during the Girls Field Hockey Senior Night game on October 24th at 4:15 on the SWHS Turf field. Come enjoy some delicious baked goodies and cheer on our Bobcats. Proceeds will go to CCMC.


The French Club “Le Lynx” will meet on Wednesday, October 25th from 2:10 p.m. until the late bus in room 105.  We'll be making crepes with nutella, banana, strawberries and whipped cream. Space is limited to 20 students. See Mr. Ly (Lee) in room 227 to reserve your spot. All are welcome. Bon appétit. 

Chess Club will have its first informational meeting on Monday, October 30th.  This meeting will consist of a general overview of the club, discussions relating to future meeting dates and of course Chess!  If you have any questions, please see Mr. D'Amato in room 161 at 2:00.

Time to clean out those closets and help FBLA students dress for success! FBLA is collecting slightly used business attire to empower our future business leaders. Think dress skirts, blouses, professional trousers, blazers - all in good condition. Let's turn our community into a fashion-forward force for good! Donation bins will be placed outside the cafeteria and in the Annex room 15. #DressforSuccess

The first meeting of the South Asian Student Alliance will be Wednesday the 26th in Room 11 in the Annex. We will play games and have snacks. All are welcome. Join the Google classroom with code: cm2jmaj" See Miss Sullivan with questions.


Travelers Insurance has extended an invitation to South Windsor High School for a free, virtual event via Zoom. It will include detailed overviews of the actuarial profession, job shadows, an interactive insurance game, and other activities. The invitation is open to sophomores, juniors, or seniors who have an interest in pursuing careers in mathematics or statistics. This will be about 4 hours on the morning of Friday, November 17th. Any students interested in attending should see Mrs. Carty by the end of school on Wednesday, October 25th in order to receive registration and log-in information. 
Posted by bdubiskas On 20 October, 2023 at 2:00 PM