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The Bobcat Prowl

The Bobcat Prowl

The Student News Site of South Windsor High School

The Bobcat Prowl

Recent protests at UConn by students who are concerned their tuition will be increasing significantly starting next year.

UConn Uproars

Andrew Kronenwetter, Staff Writer March 27, 2023

On February 15th, Governor Ned Lamont announced a decision to cut an estimated 360 million dollars out of UConn’s budget. This decision has the potential to raise tuition upwards of $3,000 dollars per year. As a result, hundreds of students have been gathering around the campus holding signs saying,...

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Greek Independence Day is celebrated on March 25th recognizing the Greek Revolution of 1821.

Greek Independence Day

Anthony Sosa, Staff Writer March 27, 2023

Greek Independence Day falls on March 25th. This holiday has been celebrated by those of Greek descent since the Greek Revolution of 1821. This day honors the Greek people’s fight for freedom after being occupied by the Ottoman Empire for over 400 years. In 1821, Greece planned to launch revolts...

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Timothy Edwards Middle School puts on its annual performance with the show Matilda Junior.

Matilda Junior Show

Eshal Irfan and Greta Lewis March 22, 2023

March 2nd, marked the first day of four performances for the annual musical at Timothy Edwards Middle School. This year, the students are performing the classic story of Matilda, a nine-year-old who uses her new-found powers to fight back against her inhumane parents and cruel principal.  Much like...

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South Windsor is a community with many historical sites open to the public.

Historical Sites in South Windsor

Ava Nicole Shasha, Editor March 20, 2023

South Windsor, founded in 1633, and later established as its own town in 1845, may not seem all that historic, but with a closer look, you may stumble upon some of the historic sites that are still standing. Let this article be your guide to visiting South Windsor’s historical sites.  Starting...

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South Windsor High School and Wapping (SWHS Annex) campus where students will be walking back and forth starting next year.

Breaking Down Rumors for the Future of SWHS

Greta Lewis, Staff Writer March 17, 2023

South Windsor High School is anticipating some big changes in the near future for the upcoming 2023-2024 academic year.  Students may be taking some of their classes in the Wapping (SWHS Annex), due to necessary expansion of the school.  A new schedule that reflects these changes for students and...

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Bag pipe players in a St. Patricks Day Parade in Hartford, Connecticut

The Day of Tradition and Luck

Giovanni Righi and Edited by Emma Cherubini March 16, 2023

Saint Patrick's day, a day full of joy and copious amounts of alcohol. The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for over 1,000 years. And even with that long history the first ever Saint Patrick's Day parade was held in America on March 17th, 1601 in what is now known as St. Augustine,...

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Local Irish Americans showing their pride throughout the years. Getting together to watch and ride in the parade.

Greater Hartford St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Izabella McKenna, Editor March 13, 2023

The 51st annual Greater Hartford St. Patrick's Day Parade took place on Saturday, March 11th. The parade started at 11am at the State Capital and it ended at 3pm near the Sailors and Soldiers Memorial Arch. The parade was sponsored and organized by the Central Connecticut Celtic Cultural Committee.  Kathleen...

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Drag queen performer strutting down Boston pride. Photo captured by Cat Martino.

Should LGBTQ Kids Be Scared?

Cat Martino, Staff Writer March 10, 2023

America is the land of promised dreams, but those dreams have been shattered for those of the queer community for decades. Two bills have recently been signed into law by Tennessee Governor, Bill Lee: SB0001, which prohibits gender-affirming care for minors, and SB0003, which prohibits adult cabaret...

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An inside view of Pauls Boutique. highlighting the records inside.

Vernon’s Hidden Gem For Music Lovers

Eli Schwartzman, Social Media Manager March 10, 2023

Tucked away in a small plaza, hiding behind trees that borders Rockville High School sits Paul’s Boutique Records. Paul’s Boutique is a self described small, vinyl selling, equipment repairing, treasure finding shop based out of Vernon, Connecticut. The store is dedicated towards all the people out...

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Gulal colors, which are thrown as a part of Holi celebration.

A Celebration of Spring

Maanya Pande, Staff Writer March 8, 2023

March 8th starts the 2023 celebration of the Hindu festival, Holi, a holiday which celebrates the coming of spring and more. Holi is the Hindu festival of colors and symbolizes the triumph of good over evil as well as the welcoming of spring. Because Holi is such a multilayered holiday, there are...

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Opening for classes this spring, the Goddard School in Evergreen Walk is still in the construction phase.

New South Windsor Preschool Brings Another Opportunity to Evergreen Walk

Katelyn Drenga, Editor March 6, 2023

A local educator plans to bring more to South Windsor with her newly developed preschool, set to open in Evergreen Walk this spring.  The Goddard School is a chain preschool organization with locations spread throughout Connecticut. Owner, Lauren Smallwood, decided to begin work on building a location...

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Michigan State students honor the lives lost, and spread awareness.

MSU Suffers Mass Shooting

Sydney Main, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

Mass shooting took place at Michigan State University on February 13th. Three students, Arielle Anderson, Brian Fraser and Alexandria Verner were killed in the shooting and another 5 were wounded.  On the evening of February 13th, around 8 pm, alleged gunman, 43 year-old Lansing resident Anthony...

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