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Freshman Science Fair

Prowl Staff May 25, 2023

On Thursday, May 25th, SWHS freshman students presented their science fair projects for judges to review.

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Madame President Has Arrived

Jack Huot and Max Schwartzman May 23, 2023

On the 19th of May 2023, Angelina Francesca Bellizzi was voted into office for President of the Class of 2024. Bellizzi, 16, went against Rayan Zaki and Olivia Kvadus. The race was close with Zaki, the President of the Class of 2024 close behind in the polls until the very end.  Bellizzi hopes to...

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A sign advertising the Strawberry Fest on Abbe Road Extension in South Windsor, CT.

South Windsor Strawberry Festival Preview

Ava Nicole Shasha, Editor May 23, 2023

On June 10th, the South Windsor Republican Town Committee will hold the 41st annual Strawberry Festival at Nevers Park. The festival will be open from 9:00am to 5:00pm, and is a rain or shine event. Admission is free for all who want to come down. The festival is home to a handful of fun activities...

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A view down the hallway in The Annex in which students are currently taking classes and many more students will take classes in come the fall.

Breaking Down the Future of SWHS

Greta Lewis, Staff Writer May 11, 2023

With rumors now having been settled, students and staff finally have closure on how the schedule will operate during the 2023-2024 school year. There were multiple reasons for this schedule change, including the usage of the old Wapping building now The Annex, balancing out classes with lunch waves,...

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George Hinton declares his resignation and departing from Google in April.

The Godfather of AI Finally Breaks His Silence

Rishi Bala Meenakshi Sundaram, Staff Writer May 8, 2023

George Hinton, the man who had set course for developments of the modern day events concerning the A.I. area of study, has recently resigned from Google after 10 years. His recent disclosure on the impact he had created in this field has caused widespread attention on this matter.  Hinton grew up...

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Only two cold cases exist in the town of South Windsor, CT. Both dating back to the late 80s and early 90s.

Cold Cases of South Windsor

Ava Nicole Shasha, Editor May 4, 2023

Cold Case #1 June 10th of 1990, while fishermen were walking down a utility passageway underneath high tension wires off of Pierce Road in South Windsor, they came across a horrifying sight: a dead female who was stabbed and wrapped in a shower curtain. That female was 19 year old Diedra Dancy, and...

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March 17th 2023 Spring Leadership Conference competitors apart of the FBLA club at South Windsor High School

FBLA Teacher of the Year

Emma Cherubini, Editor May 4, 2023

Mrs. Naysha Cruz, a business teacher at South Windsor High School, was nominated and won the FBLA teacher of the year award for 2023. FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) is a student organization that has been around since the 1940’s. This organization is the largest student organization in...

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Coach Ed Duclos Jr.(right) with his father and mentor in 2015.

Coach Duclos: Empowering Young Women For Decades

Olivia Liegl, Staff Writer May 2, 2023

The lacrosse programs in South Windsor are known for being some of the best in the county. Their fun and effective nature is something that has drawn many players toward the sport. However, this positive atmosphere would be nothing without its cultivation by head lacrosse coach Ed Duclos.  Coaching...

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Dr. Raymond Macarthy helping a student with their woodworking project using a rough draft sketch.

Dr. Raymond McCarthy: A Legend Retires

Anthony Sosa, Staff Writer May 2, 2023

Dr. Raymond McCarthy is unfortunately leaving South Windsor High School this year and continuing on with his life outside of school. He will be missed because he is undoubtedly the best woodworking teacher and educator South Windsor High School has ever seen.  Dr. Mac has been teaching for a fulfilling...

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The 45th Annual Student Art Exhibit was held at The South Windsor Public Library on April 27th.

Student Art Showcase

Eliza Blanchfield, Staff Writer May 1, 2023

Thursday, April 27th, marked South Windsor’s 45th Annual Student Art Exhibit. Each year, art teachers in the South Windsor school district enjoy the privilege of submitting outstanding student artwork to be displayed for the public eye. Students from kindergarten through twelfth grade had the opportunity...

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April 22nd, is Earth Day. This nationally recognized day holds its origins in 1969 after a catastrophic oil spill called attention to the destruction of the environment.

Earth Day’s Origins

Elizabeth Sinclair, Staff Writer April 27, 2023

Earth Day, celebrated every year on April 22, is a day reserved for empowering action in order to ensure the health and sustainability of the planet. There is a need for awareness by both humans and corporations who continuously contribute to the pollution of the planet through the constant burning of...

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Mrs. McMahon, Mrs. Zaino, Mrs. Balducci, Mrs. Hanchuck, and Mrs. Iacovelli are the incredible administrative assistant team at SWAHS.

Administrative Assistant Appreciation Day

Eshal Irfan, Staff Writer April 27, 2023

On Wednesday, April 26, 2023, South Windsor High School celebrated Administrative Assistant Appreciation Day in a big way. Here at SWHS, we have eight administrative assistants in total those of who Ms. Balducci, Ms. Schworm, Ms. Zaino, Ms. Hancock, Ms. McMahon, Ms. Wziontko, Ms. Iacoveli, and Ms. McLaughlin. ...

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