February 29, 2024 


The 9th Grade Class will be selling Shamrocks during all 4 lunch waves the week of March 4th to March 8th. Stop by the table during our lunch wave to write out  your note on the shamrock. They will be delivered during homeroom on March 14th. Each Shamrock will cost $1. Proceeds go to the 9th grade Class of 2027. See Mrs. Barrett with questions.


Today’s Entrepreneurship club meeting is being rescheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, 2/29, after school in ANNEX 17.

The Hope Club’s next meeting is on Thursday, February 29th in the back of the Media Center. We will explore the different types of heart disease for awareness during American Heart Month and learn to take vital signs such as blood pressure and pulse. 

Are you bored and looking for something to do this Wednesday after school?  Come check out the Strategy Club.  We meet every other Wednesday, after school, in the back of the Media Center to play board games, card games, and Dungeons and Dragons.  New members are always welcome.  In fact, we have a brand new D&D group starting this week so come check us out!

Lots of clubs will be offering free activities at the "Relieve the Stress Fest" on Thursday, March 7th! Visit the SADD Club, Cooking Club, Black Student Alliance, FSLA, Environmental Club,  Strategy Club, National Honor Society, FBLA, Italian Club, the Teen Center and the Community Music Club. Play some Ping Pong, Spikeball or Corn Hole, try your luck at a trivia game, create art, listen to some music, make a yogurt parfait, play a game or visit a therapy dog!

The French Club “Le Lynx” will meet on Thursday, February 29th from 2:10 p.m. until the late bus in room 105.  We'll be making Madeleines aux oranges (orange Madeleine), Soufflé au fromage and Lemonade. Space is limited. See Mr. Ly in room 227 to reserve your spot and Bhaavni Krishna if you have questions. All are welcome. Bon appétit.


Any girls NEW to high school Track and Field who are interested in joining the team should attend ONE of the informational meetings on Mon. February 26th OR Wed. February 28th in Room 127 at 2:05. ALL Girls who plan on participating this season, whether new or returning, should attend the pre-season meeting on Wed. March 6th in the Seminar Room at 2:05.

There will be a meeting for all students interested in playing baseball this season on Thursday, February 29th after school in Room 161.  Any questions, please see Mr. D'Amato.

There will be an end of season Winter Sports Captain’s Meeting this Thursday 2/29 during Bobcat Block in the Seminar Room

Please come and support SWHS varsity girls ice hockey players Liliana Ficaro and Charlotte Laramee this Thursday when the Storm Co-Op Girls Ice Hockey Team plays Southington in the Quarterfinals of the State Tournament at Newington Arena (Red Rink). Game time is 4:30 pm.

Spring sports registration is now open. Registration deadline is March 5th. Registration consists of 3 parts- completing the online portion, submitting the physician statement and submitting the pay to play participation fee to the SWHS Main Office. Payment can also be made by cash, check or through for a small fee.  All three must be completed before March 5th to be eligible for tryouts. Late registrations are not guaranteed to be processed in time for tryouts and may result in sitting out for one day of tryouts. 


Students interested in exploring careers in the field of science are invited to check out a summer science camp at the Center for DNA-Guided Medicine in Hartford. An information flier with camp dates and contact information is hanging in the Career Center on the Special Programs board. The Center is also looking for high school interns for their summer science internship program at the Laboratory for Personalized Medicine. Interested students should see Mrs. Carty to find out how to submit their resume for consideration.


A local company is seeking part-time help from a student interested in exploring accounting as a career. Please see the part-time jobs board in the Career Center for more information.


Interested in a career in Nursing? The UCONN School of Nursing will be hosting an information session about their Early Intro to Nursing Professions summer program on Wednesday, March 6, 2024. UCONN Nursing professors and students will speak with interested students from 10AM-11AM in Rm. 103.  This opportunity is open to students grades 9-11.  If you have any questions, stop by Room 100 to speak with Mrs. Bravo

Posted by spoinelli On 28 February, 2024 at 1:37 PM