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The Bobcat Prowl

The Bobcat Prowl

Izabella McKenna

Izabella McKenna, Student Life Editor

Sophomore Izabella “Bella” McKenna is a second-year staff member at The Bobcat Prowl. Bella hopes to inspire girls to play whatever sport they put their minds to (like Football). Bella plays sports all season long, She plays Football, Indoor Track, and Outdoor Track. Bella is an outstanding writer for the Prowl. She reaches out of her comfort zone to write stories that pull the public's heartstrings while finding single perspective stories and giving them an entirely different perspective. After high school, Bella plans on joining the Military and going to college to become an FBI Agent yet Bella has elaborated that she might want to be an Author or Journalist.

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Bella McKenna, #42 getting excited before the game.

SWHS Football Has a Female Teammate

September 19, 2022

The Froshmore football team at South Windsor High School is off to a great start with the team  being undefeated in their recent games against Farmington and Bristol Central. However, that’s not the...

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Victims of Robb Elementary School Shooting

Victims of Robb Elementary School Shooting

June 13, 2022

*Due to the nature of this event, reader discretion is advised*    Survivor - Miah Cerrillo Miah Cerrillo and a friend managed to get over to her dead teacher's phone and call 911 for help....

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In the Eyes of a Killer: A Criminal Minds Inspired Editorial

In the Eyes of a Killer: A Criminal Minds Inspired Editorial

May 19, 2022

*Warning: This article has mentions of abuse, murder, etc and may be sensitive to some readers*   In the show Criminal Minds, one of the characters always ends the show in a quote by a famous...

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Sprinting to the Finish:  An Opinion on Track and Field

Sprinting to the Finish: An Opinion on Track and Field

April 7, 2022

This year. the 2022 Outdoor Track and Field season has gotten off to a great start with the girls having 40 players and the boys having around 92 players. Everyone is nervous and excited with time trials...

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Courtside Report: Bueckers returns - UConn crushes St. Johns

Courtside Report: Bueckers returns – UConn crushes St. John’s

March 18, 2022

A heavy hush fell over the crowd at the XL Center on Friday, February 25th, 2022 as the UConn women’s basketball team and the St. John's women’s basketball team stood in a straight line for the National...

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Widespread Outrage At Whoopi Goldberg’s Holocaust Remarks

Widespread Outrage At Whoopi Goldberg’s Holocaust Remarks

February 14, 2022

Whoopi Goldberg was suspended earlier this week for her comment about the Holocaust. Goldberg said “it’s not about race; it’s about man’s inhumanity to man,” which started a lot of controversy...

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SWHS Junior is Secretly an Artist and Musician

SWHS Junior is Secretly an Artist and Musician

January 31, 2022

Stepping out of Hartford Public High School in the freezing cold with only a ting top and running shorts on with the wind howling like a wolf on a full moon and his jet black hair getting stuck on his...

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An Inside Look: Puerto Rican Culture

An Inside Look: Puerto Rican Culture

December 20, 2021

Puerto Rican people are known as the happiest people on earth, with a world record of having 19 holidays on their yearly calendar. Puerto Rican culture has a mixture of just about everything, Taino culture,...

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Exploring the Lives of the Four-teen Victims In The OHS Shooting

Exploring the Lives of the Four-teen Victims In The OHS Shooting

December 6, 2021

A football player, a basketball & volleyball player, an artist, plus a restaurant employee were killed in a small community when a 15-year-old allegedly opened fire on November 30 at his high school....

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Prowl Staff Thanksgiving Reflections

Prowl Staff Thanksgiving Reflections

November 24, 2021

Cael: Amid my final year at South Windsor High School, as I cut through the tumultuous world of applying to colleges, what I hold gratitude for has shifted entirely. This year seemingly out of the blue...

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Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival Disaster

Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival Disaster

November 11, 2021

Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival was a huge hit until it took a dark and tragic turn that led to 17 people from the ages 10 - 27 injured and 8 people from the ages of 14 - 27 dead.    According...

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Newest Installments in the Halloween and Scream Franchises

Newest Installments in the Halloween and Scream Franchises

November 1, 2021

Are you ready for a scare? 25 years since her first ghost face encounter, Sidney gets forced to encounter him again for the 5th time. Not even minutes after Laurie gets to the hospital Michael Myers escapes...

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How SWHS Student Athletes Manage Mental Health

How SWHS Student Athletes Manage Mental Health

October 14, 2021

Student-athletes have to deal with 5-day a week practices and sometimes practice on the weekends, homework, AP classes, honors classes, projects, team drama, away games until 8-9 pm and so much more. Two...

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