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The Student News Site of South Windsor High School

The Bobcat Prowl

German Shepherd Sheru enjoys his first car ride at just a few days old.

Pets and Stress

Eshal Irfan, Staff Writer June 1, 2023

When it comes to stress, people have their own way of managing and handling it. With chronic stress being on the rise as effects from Covid are still felt today, pets have become increasingly commonplace...

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A partial collection of the letters and parcels from the world leaders.

Educating Others with Help from 50+ World Leaders

Max Schwartzman, Editor-in-Chief May 30, 2023

Despite how interconnected our world has become, young Americans still know very little about places beyond our borders. Not just being blissfully unaware of current events, but genuinely not knowing about...

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Red Robin restaurant, located in the Buckland Hills Mall Plaza in Manchester.

Red Robin

Employees share what it like to be part of the Red Robin family.
Shamyla Milner, Staff Writer May 26, 2023

Red Robin was founded in 1969 in Seattle, Washington with its headquarters located in Greenwood Village, Colorado. In the 1940s, Red Robin was created in the college party town of Seattle. The restaurant...

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The statue outside of South Windsor Public Library is symbolic of how the library has nurtured young minds in South Windsor for almost 125 years.

Study ‘Write’

It’s never too late to get better grades and finish the quarter off strong with a new and improved learning method.
Eshal Irfan, Staff Writer May 10, 2023

Before getting started, you should evaluate your environment and yourself to ensure that your studying is being optimized. This includes but is not limited to a good night’s rest and maintaining energy...

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The SWHS guidance offices guide to a college ready high school career.

Preparing for College Should Start Early

Angelina Bellizzi, Editor May 4, 2023

I wish I knew that education is a domino effect. If I’d taken a certain math class and tried harder in middle school, I could have moved up, and then set off my high school career ahead of the average...

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Students from Mr. Savvides’ Video Game Design course learn how to code.

Should High Schools Pursue Career-Oriented Classes?

Andreo Benitez and Hope Fournier April 27, 2023

In order to help students better prepare for college and the working world, some high schools are taking to providing more career-focused education in order to make the transition into a four-year university...

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Mental health days give time to relax and clear your head so you can come back feeling ready.

Mental Health Days

Manaal Sheriff, Staff Writer April 20, 2023

South Windsor High School offers students a day off to catch up on their mental health. Although they only provide two days throughout the school year, it is considerate to the students who benefit from...

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Should students still learn how to write in cursive in a modern world led by technology?

Why Should You Write in Cursive?

Why is writing in cursive important in the modern world?
Rishi Bala Meenakshi Sundaram, Staff Writer April 5, 2023

Have you ever noticed a difference between a time when you are forced to write with haste compared to a time when you are leisurely able to take how much ever time needed to write something specific? Well,...

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Poster revealing a Nike store will be arriving in South Windsor soon.

Evergreen Walk 2.0

Eliza Blanchfield and Sydney Main March 30, 2023

South Windsor’s controversial expansion of Evergreen Walk is set into motion. Opposing views offered by Sydney Main and Eliza Blanchfield will lay out the risks and rewards of Evergreen Walk’s new...

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South Windsor High School students practice karate in the gym.

Hi-YAH or Hi-NAH

Shamyla Milner and Manaal Sheriff March 27, 2023

Should South Windsor High School create a karate club? Shamyla Milner and Maanal Sheriff will lay out the pros and cons to this debate.

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Next year, the district will be moving to a shortened February break in the calendar.

The Long Haul to April

SWHS students and teachers share their opinions about next year’s shortened February break.
Elizabeth Sinclair, Staff Writer March 20, 2023

April break is one of the many breaks during the school year that students and teachers look forward to. However, they must get through the month of March, which is also known as the longest month of the...

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Senior Felix Brunelle struggles to work on an early-morning assignment.

Does School Affect Sleep?

The link between the two is very likely, experts say.
Andreo Benitez, Staff Writer March 17, 2023

Oh yes, the high school experience. Many have dealt with the woes of staying up too late—perhaps even pulling all-nighters to finish an assignment or study for a test—and have found that their hard...

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