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The Bobcat Prowl

The Bobcat Prowl

The Student News Site of South Windsor High School

The Bobcat Prowl

Last years SWHS student recipients who received a Dollars for Scholars scholarship.

Dollars for Scholars

Esha Malli, Staff Writer April 24, 2024

In the landscape of higher education, financial barriers stand in the way between students and their academic aspirations. The Dollars for Scholars, a national initiative by Scholarship America, has been instrumental in breaking down these barriers. The Dollars for Scholars program harnesses the power...

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Denise Ruddy holding a homemade birdhouse that she sold at the event.

Mother’s Day Came Early – for Earth!

Maanya Pande, Finance Manager April 23, 2024

On Saturday April 20th, the South Windsor Parks and Recreation Department hosted the second annual Earth Day celebration at Rye Street Park. The celebration had a plethora of vendors and activities, both educational and enjoyable to teach South Windsor’s residents about their beautiful town. The...

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The New York Times Square in Manhattan, New York, and also a boundary to Broadway, New York.

A Trip Back in Time

Kaylee Turner, Staff Writer April 22, 2024

The South Windsor High School music department ventured to the Winter Garden Theatre on Broadway, in New York on Wednesday, April 17th. The classes sat down to enjoy Back to the Future: The Musical on the extravagant stage. The students were given seats in the orchestra section of the theater, allowing...

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Freshman Pooravi Srivastava, Anouska Das, and juniors Mira Kannan and Smriti Rajan stand in front of the Old State House in Hartford with their awards.

Debating Bobcats Finish 1-2

Aasrith Veerapaneni, Content Editor April 19, 2024

On Tuesday, April 16, a small group of South Windsor students traveled to the Old State House in Hartford for the last debate competition of the year. In those hallowed halls where Noah Webster and Prudence Crandall once hashed out issues, the Bobcats had a more than successful outing. Teams at this...

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The Effiel Tower lights up after sunset, as students look on

Adventures and Escapades Across Europe

Max Schwartzman, Editor-in-Chief April 18, 2024

Staring up at the elegant steel-clad Eiffel Tower, watching the fairytale-esque French countryside roll by outside the train window, watching the cold green waves of the Mediterranean crash into the sand, and looking across the tapas table at an old friend. These were just a few of the memories that...

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Newly hired principal of South Windsor High School, Mr. Joseph LeRoy.

SWHS Welcomes New Principal, Mr. Joseph LeRoy

Eliza Blanchfield, Editor April 18, 2024

On the morning of Tuesday, April 16th, South Windsor families awoke to an email containing cardinal information regarding the future of South Windsor High School’s leadership: Mr. Joseph LeRoy has been appointed principal of South Windsor High School, effective July 1st, 2024.  The high school's...

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Mrs. White stands with Mr. Rizzuto after being notified that she received a grant to travel abroad.

White Takes Flight with “Fund for Teachers”

Izabel Dzubin and Mia Ruiz April 17, 2024

The Fund for Teachers is a national organization that assists teachers in exploring their passions outside the art of education. In order to be considered for the grant, teachers must have been teaching full time for at least three years. An individual teacher can request up to $5,000, while a group...

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A view of the eclipse from the town of South Windsor.

Darkness During the Day

Judith Mohan, Staff Writer April 15, 2024

Once in a lifetime event–the “total solar eclipse”, taking place on Monday, 8th April was visible all across North America. Dubbed as the “Great North American eclipse” by the media, the total solar eclipse was visible to 32 million people without them needing to leave their city.  Spanning...

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The front of the South Windsor Town Hall, which is also considered the heart of the town.

Deadlock Remains in Political Standoff

Esha Malli, Staff Writer April 5, 2024

In the town of South Windsor, a local political event has become a dominant topic of discussion. The event in question? A deadlock in the Town Council over the appointment of a new member. The Democratic seat on the town council, left vacant by the recent resignation of Erica Evans, has become the...

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 Representatives from various careers gathered to share their experiences with students.

Touring Career Opportunities for Students

Emily Porter, Staff Writer April 4, 2024

On Thursday, April 4th, SWHS held its annual Career Fair. The fair, which has been running since 2017, invites professionals from across Connecticut to present their careers to students.  The fair is organized by school counseling and the Career Center. Both centers work together to aid students’...

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