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South Windsor boys volleyball team at practice. Senior captains Ryan Korah and Ben Bernstein are looking forward to another great season.

The Boys Are Back!

South Windsor Boys Volleyball season has officially commenced!
Olivia Liegl, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

Ending last season with a 12-7 record, the boys have big shoes to fill for the highly anticipated 2023 season. With head coach Ryan Mintzer-Woodcock and a varsity team of 12 members, senior Co-Captain...

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Students hard at work  in class studying for an upcoming assessment.

Heavily Weighted Grading Scale

Is the 80/20 system hurting students more than helping?
Reagan Heafey-DeAngelis, Staff Writer March 9, 2023

South Windsor High School's grading scale is a sour topic for many students. At SWHS, the grading system is 80-20. Assessments are 80% and learner tasks are 20% of a student’s grade. Knowing the material...

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Many parents had taken time out of their busy schedules to make room for spending time with their Valentines and children.

Family Sweetheart Dance

Family Sweetheart Dance at Parks and Recs Center is a Hit Amongst Adults and Children alike.
Eshal Irfan, Staff Writer March 9, 2023

On February 10, the Valentine's Dance was held at the Wapping Parks and Recreation Facility Gymnasium on 91 Ayers Rhode from 7:00- 9:00 pm. Participants enjoyed light snacks, dancing, a photo booth, and...

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Uncovering the origins of celebrating Presidents Day.

Presidents Day

The Truth Revealed
Giovanni Righi, Staff Writer February 23, 2023

Presidents Day is famous for giving every student in America the long weekend they deserve. But the origins of this holiday may be more complicated than previously thought. Between 1879 and 1970, the...

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Unified Theatre is helping to bring back Valentines Day card exchange.

Timeless Traditions

Clubs like Unified Theatre aim to revive the school holiday spirit
Maanya Pande, Staff Writer February 23, 2023

In elementary school, Valentine’s Day and various other holidays were treated with such importance and enthusiasm that doesn’t really exist at the high school level. That inspired the Unified Theatre...

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Seniors Anna Matus, Malyka Kahn, Olivia Petgrave and their Families

Senior Night – Girls Basketball

Eliza Blanchfield, Staff Writer February 21, 2023

Once a year, the community of South Windsor joins together to wish our senior student athletes good luck with their future. Senior night is no ordinary basketball game, the energy in the gym is ecstatic...

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While trendy gifts seem to be the best option, something as simple as a box of chocolates can convey your love for someone.

Gifts For Yo’ Girl

Angelina Bellizzi, Editor February 7, 2023

Although it feels as if our wallets are still healing from Christmas, for those with significant others Valentine's day is right around the corner. Only one week away, given those who haven't gotten their...

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Members of South Windsor High Schools Black Student Alliance. The purpose of this club is to create a safe place where students can gather to promote, educate, and form ideas and solutions to address racial issues in South Windsor.

The Black Student Alliance

Groundbreaking steps towards a more equitable SWHS
Olivia Liegl, Staff Writer February 6, 2023

Black History Month has officially commenced, and South Windsor High school is making great efforts to amplify the voices of those within the Black community. However, one club at SWHS stands out among...

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Jeffrey Chavez with his fraternity brothers from Central Connecticut State University

Is Greek Life More Than Just Parties?

Shamyla Milner, Staff Writer February 3, 2023

Everyone is very excited about graduating and going off to college. This is an exciting time, especially for seniors. College students go into these groups called Greek life. It helps them make friends...

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Bella McKenna, #42 getting excited before the game.

SWHS Football Has a Female Teammate

Izabella McKenna, Editor September 19, 2022

The Froshmore football team at South Windsor High School is off to a great start with the team  being undefeated in their recent games against Farmington and Bristol Central. However, that’s not the...

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