The Student News Site of South Windsor High School

The Bobcat Prowl

The Bobcat Prowl

The Student News Site of South Windsor High School

The Bobcat Prowl

Caitlin Sze, Writer

Caitlin Sze is a writer for the Bobcat Prowl who is currently taking journalism during her senior year at South Windsor High School. She loves to write in her free time, and english is one of her favorite subjects. Caitlin is a writing tutor for the school and has submitted pieces to the Scholastic Writing Competition. Outside of school she likes to read books, play the piano, and is an avid tennis player. 

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South Windsor High School’s 2020 Graduation

South Windsor High School’s 2020 Graduation

June 7, 2020

In a recent email sent to the students and parents of South Windsor High School, it was confirmed that the graduation was going to be a drive-thru. Here is some more information on what to expect, and...

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Salutatorian, Elizabeth Malone, and her High School Career

Salutatorian, Elizabeth Malone, and her High School Career

May 29, 2020

It was recently announced that Elizabeth Malone would be the class of 2020’s salutatorian. Here are some of her biggest accomplishments throughout high school, and memories that will stick with her forever. Malone...

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The New York Times

Rare Form of Covid-19 Posing a New Threat to Children Across the Country

May 14, 2020

Recently, several children have been hospitalized with what most doctors thought was Coronavirus, but research is showing that these children may not have the coronavirus after all. Instead, new findings...

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Sophomore Jina Lee shows off her spirit for the Girls Tennis Team

SWHS Girls Tennis does their own Virtual Spirit

May 8, 2020

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Girls Tennis Team has had to cut their season entirely, ultimately leaving Seniors hanging on whether or not there would be a season.  Captains of the Girls Tennis...

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Womens tennis superstar Serena Williams in a red tutu during quarantine
Source: essentiallysports.com

Tennis Pros Forced into Isolation due to COVID-19

March 26, 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, both WTA and ATP tennis pros have been ordered to stay home and quarantine until further notice. The ATP Tour has been suspended until June 7.  Many tennis players...

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Who is Julia Ghagare and How Has She Been Active Within the SWHS Community

Who is Julia Ghagare and How Has She Been Active Within the SWHS Community

March 24, 2020

Sophomore, Julia Ghagare, is involved within her school community constantly in joining clubs, after school activities, and sports.  One thing that Ghagare is involved in at SWHS is the Girls Tennis...

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Trinity College are part of the NESCAC and will not have their Spring Tournaments
Source: Boston Globe

Colleges have Canceled their Spring Sports Tournaments for 2020

March 20, 2020

In early March, many conference teams for college spring sports were canceled due to the ongoing virus of COVID-19. The NCAA has decided to cancel all winter and spring championships in 2020, including...

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Robotics Team Finishes Season with Victory

Robotics Team Finishes Season with Victory

March 19, 2020

The South Windsor High School Bobcat Robotics Team was off to a winning streak until hearing the unfortunate news of the Corona Virus, which put an end to their season. The team recently competed at Wilby...

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Source: globalnews.ca

Actress Melissa Benoist announces that she is pregnant

March 13, 2020

Supergirl Actress, Melissa Benoist just recently announced her pregnancy on Wednesday, March 4, after posting a picture with her husband, Chris Wood on Instagram.  Benoist, age 31, recently married...

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A Review of ‘Blinded by the Light’

February 26, 2020

The movie ‘Blinded by the Light,’ directed by Gurinder Chadha, tells the true story about a Pakistani teenager, Javed, who goes through racial and economic hardships in Luton, England, during the year...

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Senior, Van Anh’s Tran, and Her High School Accomplishments

Senior, Van Anh’s Tran, and Her High School Accomplishments

February 22, 2020

Senior, Van Anh Tran has been able to showcase many of her talents which include leadership through the Interact club and the Writing Center throughout her high school career. She has many accomplishments...

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CNN

A New Taste for the Future; Beyond Meat Partners with Multiple Fast Food Chains

February 8, 2020

Just recently, the company Beyond Meat, decided to partner with fast food chain restaurants in order to provide consumers with a plant-based protein, to change the future of how we eat. The Beyond Meat...

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An Update on the Australian Open

January 29, 2020

The Australian is where one of the four major grand slams take place, with the Australian Open being the first grand slam to start off the year. The tournament is located in Melbourne, Australia and is...

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Should Students Take Midterms and Final Exams?

Should Students Take Midterms and Final Exams?

January 13, 2020

One of the biggest questions that goes around school is whether or not we should have midterms and finals. This question has been brought up various times because students are already being tested on material...

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Words of Wisdom for Upcoming Capstone Presenters

Words of Wisdom for Upcoming Capstone Presenters

January 8, 2020

In need of some capstone advice for those presenting in the weeks to come? Here are some tips and ways to prepare to be fully prepared when you go to present your capstone.  First off, when finalizing...

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‘Captain America’ Actress Arrested on New Years Eve for Murdering Her Mother

‘Captain America’ Actress Arrested on New Years Eve for Murdering Her Mother

January 4, 2020

Right before the new year, Mollie Fitzgerald, 38, was arrested in Kansas for fatally stabbing her mother. Patricia Fizgerald, Mollie’s mother, was found dead at her home in Olathe, which is roughly 22...

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Seniors Bring Home Plaque from Model U.N.

Seniors Bring Home Plaque from Model U.N.

December 16, 2019

From Friday, December 6th to Saturday, December 7th, students of South Windsor High School participated in the annual Model United Nations Conference, which was held at the University of Hartford. With...

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Stefanos Tsitsipas posing with his newly won ATP Trophy
Source: skysports.com

Stefanos Tsitsipas Wins First ATP Title

December 10, 2019

Just recently, 21-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas went on to win his first ATP title, while also becoming the youngest player to win the title since Lleyton Hewitt in 2001. Tsitsipas beat Dominic Thiem in...

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Death of 18-Month Old Toddler Takes Drastic Turn as Grandfather Turns Himself In

Death of 18-Month Old Toddler Takes Drastic Turn as Grandfather Turns Himself In

December 8, 2019

Recently, a grandfather was charged after his granddaughter, Chloe Wiegand, died after falling off a cruise ship in July, The family was on the Royal Caribbean cruise ship for vacation when Chloe had reportedly...

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Are Cows Bad for the Environment?

Are Cows Bad for the Environment?

December 6, 2019

Recent research and study has shown that cow flatulence is contributing to climate change, and although the good news is that cow farts aren’t hurting the environment, their burps are.  The Washington...

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Seniors Commit to College

Seniors Commit to College

November 24, 2019

Senior Karly Suppicich recently committed to play Division III Soccer at Springfield College. She had committed earlier in the fall and decided to participate in the NLI Signing Day which occurred on Monday,...

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Percy Jackson: Movie or Book?

Percy Jackson: Movie or Book?

November 20, 2019

A big controversy and topic talked about are whether or not books or movies are better, discussing specifically about the Percy Jackson series versus the actual movie. Honestly speaking, most people enjoy...

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The Girls Volleyball team huddles up after a point at Enfield High School

SWHS Girls Volleyball Summary

November 14, 2019

Taking an overwhelming defeat from Saint Joseph, the South Windsor High School Girls Volleyball team was defeated, after playing hard and taking the game to a fifth set score of 15-13. Despite the seventh-seeded...

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The Girls XC Team in action against East Catholic

An Overview of the 2019 Cross Country Season

November 8, 2019

Both the boys and girls Cross Country team have had a successful run throughout the 2019 fall season. With both ups and downs, the girls cross country team was able to connect together and the boys cross...

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2019 Science Olympiad Team

October 1, 2019

The students of the South Windsor High School Science Olympiad team are hoping to bring back another trophy as the 2019 season gets underway. The club is run by science teacher, Mr. Kraus, who has been...

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