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Award winning gingerbread house created by South Windsor resident sits at the entrance of the display.

A Shiny & Bright Start to the Holiday Season

Eliza Blanchfield, Editor November 30, 2023

On Friday, November 24th the Wood Memorial Library and Museum opened its doors to the public to host the 13th Annual Gingerbread Festival, a beloved town tradition that runs through the month of December. The Gingerbread Festival is an interactive experience with guessing games, raffles, gift shops,...

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Proposed location of the new lighted turf field, currently baseball field, and SWHS tennis courts.

$7.5 Million SWHS Campus Improvement Proposal

Ethan Sands, Staff Writer November 14, 2023

On October 24, the South Windsor Board of Education voted unanimously to pursue the $7.5 million campus improvement plan introduced by the Superintendent of South Windsor Schools, Dr. Kate Carter. Included in the proposed renovations is a new lighted multi-sport turf field, several new tennis courts,...

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Voting for South Windsor took place at South Windsor High School on November 7th.

South Windsor Experiences Red Wave

Max Schwartzman and Eliza Blanchfield November 9, 2023

In a surprising upset, historically Democrat-controlled South Windsor experienced a big Republican victory in Tuesday’s election resulting in a change in the town’s government.  On November 7th, thousands of South Windsor residents made their way to the polls at various South Windsor school sites,...

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South Windsors Town Council candidates share their insight and give advice to South Windsor High School students.

SW Candidates Getting Ready for Election Day

Elizabeth Sinclair, Editor November 6, 2023

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College Fair Caters Students’ Futures

Emma Cherubini, Copy Editor October 31, 2023

The annual college fair at South Windsor High School was well attended by representatives and students alike.

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Bobcats Feel the Spirit

heck out the Prowl's video coverage of the pep rally.

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Display of apples from Bussa Orchards in South Glastonbury, CT.

Apple Fest Provides a Taste of Fall

Ethan Sands, Staff Writer October 16, 2023

Despite the gloomy weather, 5,400 people left their homes to come together for the sixth annual South Windsor Apple Fest this past Saturday. Apple Fest is an annual festival to celebrate the fall harvest while the weather is still warm enough for people to spend time outdoors. This year, the event...

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One of the most famous rides at the Big E, Midway the Ferris Wheel.

The Big E Bounces Back Stronger

Hana Moustafa, Staff Writer October 4, 2023

The Big E, also known as the Eastern State Exposition, is an annual event that takes place in West Springfield, Massachusetts. With its rich history, amazing attractions, and exciting entertainment, The Big E has become a beloved tradition for people of all ages.  One of the highlights of The Big...

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The South Windsor Farmers Market welcomes all residents every Saturday morning.

South Windsor’s Weekend Market

Eliza Blanchfield, Editor September 28, 2023

Rain or shine, the South Windsor Farmers Market has been held every Saturday this summer since June 3rd, 2023. Residents, local farms, businesses, and entertainers come together for locally-grown happiness for 3 hours every week.  “It gives a sense of community. You see the people in the community...

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With longer class periods, students have more opportunities to work collaboratively during class time. Above is an example of a class being focused in the longer periods.

New Schedule at South Windsor High School

Ryan Rahman, Staff Writer September 21, 2023

A new schedule was implemented at South Windsor High School for the 2023-2024 school year, changing from the previous drop schedule to a new block schedule. This is the first time students have experienced a schedule like this, and it was definitely a big change.   SW students now have 4 classes...

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The light hits the Wapping School sign on an early Thursday morning.

Walking from Wapping to the Annex

Ethan Sands, Staff Writer September 21, 2023

This year, SWHS presented a new addition to its campus, known as “the Annex”... or is it  “the Wapping building”?  SWHS’s new building was previously used as Wapping Elementary School, which closed in 2017. Some students, however, especially upperclassmen, still refer to the building...

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South Windsor Community members enjoying the Savage Brothers performance while in their lawn chairs.

South Windsor’s Concert in the Park

Eliza Blanchfield, Editor September 19, 2023

On Thursday, September 14th, families made their way to 220 Nevers Road where they enjoyed the South Windsor Parks and Recreation’s Concert in the Park. Many attractions were present at this event including food trucks, vendors, a kid zone, and live music produced by the Savage Brothers.  Families...

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