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Gary Bettman, NHL Release Return to Play Plan and Playoff Format

May 29, 2020

More and more facilities and stores are re-opening their doors to the public as we enter week 10 of quarantine in the US. Everyone is dipping their toes back in the metaphorical pool and no one has taken...

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Becky Lynch (left) and Asuka (right) embrace in the ring after Lynch announced her pregnancy
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WWE Superstar Becky Lynch Announces Pregnancy on Monday Night Raw

May 15, 2020

On the May 11th episode of WWE weekly flagship show, Monday Night Raw, it was announced that a new member of the WWE family would enter the world in a few months. Rebecca Quinn, known as Becky Lynch in...

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Dear Mr. Gettleman: Sorry About That

May 7, 2020

Those who follow The Bobcat Prowl might remember that a little over a year ago, I wrote about New York Giants’ GM Dave Gettleman and his failed off-season. With Head Coach, Pat Shurmur, now gone and...

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Chaimo’s Mock Draft 2020 2.0: Saints Fall in Love, 17 SEC Players, and Jacksonville Makes Huge Trade

April 15, 2020

With the 2020 NFL Draft becoming more and more in focus and the landscape of the picks more locked in entering the draft, it’s fitting that I update my NFL Mock Draft so it’s up to date and tweaked...

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Childish Gambino Releases 4th Studio Album

March 27, 2020

It’s hard to identify 36-year-old Donald Glover to one moniker. He has been Simba in The Lion King and Rich Purnell in The Martian. He also was a writer, executive producer, and director for the show...

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Faces in Sports Affected by COVID-19

March 20, 2020

All over the headlines the past few weeks, we saw several sports leagues shut down or postpone their season. Whether it be the MLB pushing their season back, the NHL postponing their season, or the XFL...

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Lil Uzi Vert Releases Sophomore Album after Two Years of Anticipation

March 12, 2020

‘It is Uzi’s World. We simply live in it.’ You may have heard me say this in the hallways and for good reason. On Friday, March 6th, Philadelphia rapper Lil Uzi Vert’s highly anticipated sophomore...

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Chaimo’s Mock Draft 2020 1.0

March 3, 2020

‘Tis the season for NFL Mock Drafts around the analytic world. NFL Analysts have already churned out their mock drafts, and with the NFL Combine come and gone, it is only fitting that I break out my...

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MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Apologizes to Media for World Series Comments

February 21, 2020

On Tuesday evening, February 18th, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred officially apologized to the media for his comments on the World Series trophy, calling it ‘a piece of metal’ in a rhetorical jab at...

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How Music, Sports, and Friends have Shaped Evan Rapp

How Music, Sports, and Friends have Shaped Evan Rapp

February 10, 2020

At South Windsor High School, there are plenty of things to keep you busy and occupied. Whether it is the classes during the school day or the extracurricular options available to anyone, there are several...

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Boston Red Sox Trade OF Mookie Betts and SP David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers

February 7, 2020

The beginning of the Boston Red Sox rebuild is upon us. On the night of Tuesday, February 4th, the Boston Red Sox struck a deal with the team they beat in the 2018 World Series in the Los Angeles Dodgers....

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NFL Conference Championship Predictions

January 19, 2020

A weekend of chaos in the Divisional Round can only lead to more chaos in the Conference Championship games. After a massive upset in Baltimore, and an absolute thriller in Kansas City, the AFC Championship...

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Five Sentenced to Death for Murder of Jamal Khashoggi

January 16, 2020

Over Winter Break, it was revealed via the Saudi Arabian government that five people would be sentenced to death over the controversial murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. This is big news, especially...

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The everlasting image of catcher Yogi Berra leaping into Don Larsens embrace after Larsens perfect game in 1956.
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Former MLB Pitcher Don Larsen Dies at 90

January 2, 2020

On New Years Day 2020, former MLB Pitcher Don Larsen was found dead after a battle with esophageal cancer; he was 90 years old. During a fruitful career that spanned across 15 years while on seven different...

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Winter Band Concert 2019

December 17, 2019

On Thursday, December 12th, Mr. Verrastro, the band director at South Windsor High School introduced the band to the audience with their first concert of the year. The concert took place in the auditorium...

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The Top 5 MLB Free Agency Signings So Far

December 5, 2019

The MLB Hot Stove can be one of the most exciting times of the year, whether you be a casual or hardcore fan of the sport of baseball. With big names like Anthony Rendon, Gerrit Cole, and Stephen Strausberg...

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers win 107th Grey Cup

November 26, 2019

The wait is over. On Sunday, November 24th in Calgary, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats by a score of 33-12 to end their championship drought that spanned 29 years and win...

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Portland Trail Blazers sign Forward Carmelo Anthony

November 25, 2019

After over a year since his last NBA game, PF/SF Carmelo Anthony signed a one-year, $2.15 million non-guaranteed contract with the Portland Trail Blazers. The money becomes guaranteed if Melo stays on...

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A Synopsis of the Six MLB MVP Finalists

November 14, 2019

After a wild MLB season that ended with the Washington Nationals bringing home their first championship in franchise history, the MLB awards are upon us. The most coveted award in the MLB is the AL and...

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Now is the Time for Robot Umpires in Major League Baseball

Now is the Time for Robot Umpires in Major League Baseball

November 13, 2019

If not now, when? It was announced at the beginning of the 2019 season that the MLB would partner with the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) to introduce the first robot umpire system:...

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Mr. Zeuschner: From History Teacher to Interim Associate Principal

Mr. Zeuschner: From History Teacher to Interim Associate Principal

September 30, 2019

About a week before the start of school, Mr. Kuckel resigned as one of the associate principals of SWHS. Many wondered who would fill the void created in the Admin office on such short notice. On August...

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Now Presenting: Daniel Jones

September 25, 2019

Many analysts in the preseason had predicted that New York Giants backup QB Daniel Jones would replace 38-year-old starter Eli Manning under one of two conditions: the Giants fall out of playoff contention...

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Antonio Brown in his Oakland Raiders uniform at Training Camp

Antonio Brown Accused of Sexual Assault by Former Trainer

September 13, 2019

The New England Patriots have a lot of very smart people and big names in their front office. So, when the organization signed former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown to a one-year deal worth...

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Who are the new Additions to the Bobcat Prowl Staff?

Who are the new Additions to the Bobcat Prowl Staff?

September 13, 2019

After a fantastic year in journalism last year, the staff of the Bobcat Prowl is poised for another great year. With the 2019-2020 school year beginning at South Windsor High School, there are many new...

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2019 Senior Class Officers

2019 Senior Class Officers

June 4, 2019

As the end of the year is nearing, the 2019 senior class officers have been very busy preparing all of the beloved senior activities. From organizing senior outing to sorting materials for graduation,...

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Players for Liverpool celebrate their victory against Tottenham on Saturday June 1st, 2019  post game in Madrid.

Liverpool Downs Tottenham to Win Sixth Title

June 4, 2019

For the first time since 2005, Liverpool FC is on the top of the European Soccer world. After defeating Tottenham Hotspur FC by a score of 2-0 in Madrid last Saturday, Liverpool earned their 6th championship...

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 A group of students went to the airbrush tattoo station and got matching sun tattoos on their wrists.

2019 Senior Outing at Holiday Hill

June 3, 2019

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Poster for the 2019 NBA Finals

2019 NBA Finals Predictions

May 31, 2019

After many months of the regular season and three very exciting rounds of playoff play, the 2019 NBA season will come to a conclusion in a little over a week. The Golden State Warriors and the Toronto...

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Robert F. Smith gives the commencement speech to Morehouse College, and announces he will pay off the graduates’ debt.

Billionaire Robert F. Smith, promises to pay off all of Morehouse College’s 2019 graduating class’ debt

May 29, 2019

On Sunday, May 19th, Robert F. Smith announced during his commencement speech at Morehouse College’s undergraduate graduation ceremony that he would pay off all of the student debt for the 396 graduates....

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The Lid performed at the Pops concert with Megha Rao centerstage as the lead vocalist.

Megha Rao Ends Her SWHS Music Career With The Spectrum Band Vocal Solo

May 27, 2019

Spectrum band’s pianist, Megha Rao, set aside her piano and took the microphone for their final performance of the year. On May 20th and 21st, the Spectrum band, lovingly referred to by its members as...

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Just before changing into their uniforms, athletes (from left to right) Abby Grohs, Erin Dunn, Candace Walsh, Cora Brownbill, Jess Polito, Anna Armstrong, Rhianna Omeara, and Emma Metevier posed for a picture.

2019 Outdoor Track Senior Day

May 23, 2019

  On Tuesday, May 14th, the SWHS girls outdoor track and field team had their last home meet against East Catholic. Even though there was only two seniors on the team this year, Jess Polito...

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Bayley at the top of the ladder after becoming Ms. Money in the Bank

How Bayley’s Career Changed Overnight at Money in the Bank

May 22, 2019

I said that Bayley didn’t need the briefcase. I was very wrong. Maybe it was a better experience because I was there live, but Bayley winning the Money in the Bank briefcase to kick off the main card...

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Who Needs the Money in the Briefcase More?

Who Needs the Money in the Briefcase More?

May 17, 2019

It finally happened. A WWE PPV in Hartford, CT for the first time since Vengeance 2004 when Chris Benoit infamously rolled up Triple H to retain his World Heavyweight Title. Now, Money in the Bank comes...

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NBA Conference Finals Predictions

NBA Conference Finals Predictions

May 16, 2019

With only four teams remaining, the 2019 NBA playoffs continue as we head into the Conference Championships round. The Golden State Warriors will face off against the Portland Trail Blazers in the Western...

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Symphonic Band playing their first piece, Exaltation.

Spring Band Concert 2019

May 14, 2019

SWHS’s 2019 spring band concert took place at South Windsor High School on Wednesday, May 8th, at 6:30 pm. The two bands that performed at the concert were Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble, who were...

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Coach Duke (right) stands next to the scoreboard with his dad, who used to keep score.

Coach Duke Earns 200th Win

May 10, 2019

On Friday, May 3rd, the SWHS girls varsity lacrosse team won their game against Avon, giving head coach Duke his 200th varsity win. As the creator of the program, Duke was very excited to rejoin the team...

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What Happened After Two Rounds of the NHL Playoffs?

What Happened After Two Rounds of the NHL Playoffs?

May 9, 2019

If anyone wants to argue that NHL Playoffs are not the best kind of playoffs, I give you the 2019 NHL Playoffs. In the first round alone, there were two 4-0 sweeps and one series almost swept. On top of...

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Former Vice President, Joe Biden, speaking at a campaign event.

Can Joe Biden Beat Trump in the 2020 Election?

May 6, 2019

As the race for the U.S. Presidential election is starting to ramp up, former Vice President, Joe Biden, has announced that he will be adding his name to the list. Biden recently completed his first campaign...

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On Saturday April 27th, 2019, members comfort each other outside of the Synagogue.

1 dead and 3 Wounded in Poway, CA Shooting

May 2, 2019

Towards the end of the Jewish holiday of Passover, on the morning of Saturday, April 27th, 19-year-old John T. Earnest went into the Chabad of Poway with an AR-15 in Poway, CA, a small town just north...

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Dave Gettleman, GM of the New York Giants, at a press conference.

Why David Gettleman’s “Plan” has gone awry

May 2, 2019

So, here we are. One week in the post-2019 draft era and New York Giants fans (like myself) have been scratching their heads since the end of an abysmal 5-11 season. This was a team that was supposed to...

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Scala Santa Sacred Stairs-Rome,italy. Visitors kneel on the Holy Stairs in Rome, which are currently uncovered for the first time in over 300 years.

Rome Just Became Even More of a Dream Vacation Destination for Catholics

April 29, 2019

Rome is known for its wealth of religious and historically important pieces that many dream of seeing. It will be an even more desirable location to visit for the next six weeks because the Scala Sancta,...

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Sydney Fournier, Junior, standing in front of the Palais des Papes in Avignon, France.

Sydney Fournier Spends One Week in Europe

April 28, 2019

While many SWHS students went on a trip to Europe over the April Vacation time, Junior Sydney Fournier had the unique opportunity to go to Europe the week afterward; the reason being that she was unaware...

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Gina Bretz: Lead in Game of Tiaras

Gina Bretz: Lead in “Game of Tiaras”

April 25, 2019

In a cross between the popular show “Game of Thrones” and the beloved Disney princesses, SWHS is performing a comedy called “Game of Tiaras” on April 25th and April 26th. The students have been...

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SWHS Robotics Team is headed to world championships with new driver, Ethan Bushman

SWHS Robotics Team is headed to world championships with new driver, Ethan Bushman

April 21, 2019

Last year, the SWHS robotics team graduated many of their dedicated members and started the 2019 season without a driver. The driver position on the robotics team is critical because it’s the person...

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Everyone’s raving about Billie Eilish’s debut studio album “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”

April 16, 2019

17 year old singer/songwriter, Billie Eilish, released her first studio album on Friday, March 29th. Her album, “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” was anticipated by many fans. After her debut...

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Max Cestari: 2019’s French Honor Society President

April 15, 2019

On Tuesday, April 2nd, Max Cestari was one of the seniors leading the induction of many upperclassmen into the language honor societies at SWHS. After being inducted last year, Cestari took on the role...

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Kyle Guy hoisting up the National Championship Trophy while surrounded by his teammates

From Laughing Stock to Last Team Standing: the 2-Year Story of the Virginia Cavaliers

April 12, 2019

The Virginia Cavaliers are the 2019 NCAA National Champions for men’s basketball. Coach Tony Bennett and his team finally won the big one. It was well deserved as well: a year ago, Virginia was the laughing...

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March 25th was cerebral palsy awareness day

March 25th was cerebral palsy awareness day

April 4, 2019

On Monday, March 25th, many students at South Windsor High School wore green in order to bring awareness to cerebral palsy. On social media, lots of students posted messages the night before to remind...

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Wrestlemania 35 Predictions

Wrestlemania 35 Predictions

April 3, 2019

The Show of Shows is right around the corner. The annual pinnacle of WWE PPVs on April 7th is already set to be around seven-and-a-half hours long; a PPV of that length has never been successfully done...

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Left to right: Becky Lynch, Ronda Rousey, and Charlotte Flair on their own Wrestlemania 35 poster

Raw Women’s Championship Match Announced as Main Event of Wrestlemania 35

March 28, 2019

The Women’s Revolution in WWE rages on. First reported by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter on the morning of March 25th, the Raw Women’s Championship Triple Threat Match between Becky Lynch, Charlotte...

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How well do you know one of February’s “SWHS Students of the Month,” Grace Imondi?

How well do you know one of February’s “SWHS Students of the Month,” Grace Imondi?

March 25, 2019

As one of two seniors named “SWHS Students of the Month” for February, Grace Imondi, remarked that “it makes me happy to be recognized for something.” To award her this honor, Imondi was called...

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Dan and Shay: Meet and Greet/Concert

Dan and Shay: Meet and Greet/Concert

March 21, 2019

On Friday, March 8th, many South Windsor High School students were excited to hear Dan and Shay perform live in concert. Dan and Shay is a two-person pop style country band. Earlier in the day, Dan and...

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Did Colton Underwoods Season of The Bachelor End In Heartbreak?

Did Colton Underwood’s Season of “The Bachelor” End In Heartbreak?

March 21, 2019

The immensely popular show, “The Bachelor,” has had another unique and drama-filled season come to an end. With former “Bachelorette” and “Bachelor in Paradise” star, Colton Underwood, as the...

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A-Rod and J-Lo are officially engaged

March 19, 2019

On March 10th, 2019, word got out very quickly that former baseball slugger Alex Rodriguez and talented entertainer Jennifer Lopez were engaged. Rodriguez made the announcement on his Instagram with a...

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The 2019 NCAA Tournament Bracket

Upsets to Consider so your March Madness Bracket isn’t Busted

March 18, 2019

March Madness is upon us. Another year of submitting brackets and tearing your hair out regarding who moves on, who falls early, and who wins it all. One big factor in a busted bracket is the Upset. An...

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Left to right: Marlena Klein, Anna Armstrong, Coach Flaschbart, Jessica Polito, and Sonali Chokshi pose for a picture at the end-of-the-year banquet last year

Track and Field starts on March 18th…Here’s why you should look forward to the season

March 11, 2019

As spring sports begin try-outs and start to put their teams together, girls outdoor track and field is preparing differently. As a no-cut team, outdoor track competes with any athletes that decide to...

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WWE Legend King Kong Bundy dies at age 61

March 8, 2019

Christopher Alan Pallies, better known by his ring name as King Kong Bundy, died on March 4th, 2019 at the age of 61. The cause is unknown, but the WWE universe and staff are still devastated by the loss....

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At lunch, a different type of fry is now available with each meal.

The Curly Fry School Lunch Controversy Uncovered, Here’s Why They’ve Been Replaced

March 7, 2019

At SWHS, curly fries are a coveted commodity of school lunch, and many were furious when they disappeared without explanation. With complaints left and right about school lunches, I sat down with both...

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NHL Eastern Conference Trade Deadline Grades

NHL Eastern Conference Trade Deadline Grades

March 3, 2019

With the February 25th Trade Deadline over and done with, it’s now time to break down each Eastern Conference team’s moves from the beginning of the 2018-2019 season (October 3rd) to now and give them...

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NHL Western Conference Trade Deadline Grades

NHL Western Conference Trade Deadline Grades

March 3, 2019

With the February 25th Trade Deadline over and done with, it’s now time to break down each Western Conference team’s moves from the beginning of the 2018-2019 season (October 3rd) to now and give them...

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Mayor Saud Anwar

Here’s everything you need to know about the special election on February 26th

February 26, 2019

On January 11th, recently elected Connecticut Governor, Ned Lamont, announced that there will be a special election on February 26th in order to fill 5 vacant General Assembly seats. Rather than resume...

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January Student of the Month

February 23, 2019

Student of the Month is awarded every month to two students of each grade for a total of 8. For January, the following students were recognized: Emily Bergstrom (Sophomore), Elizabeth Burnham (Freshman),...

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ECE Environmental Science

February 22, 2019

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WWE is debuting their NXT Rookies differently…and they’re doing it wrong

February 21, 2019

I’ve been a WWE fan since around late 2013 and actively watching since Wrestlemania 32. I may not be a WWE History buff but I can still be a fan. As a fan, one of the most exciting things about WWE has...

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What can I do for my capstone project? The answer is almost anything

What can I do for my capstone project? The answer is almost anything

February 19, 2019

Juniors today are going to have a meeting about starting capstone. The hours of hard work that goes into the project can be daunting for upcoming seniors, and many don’t know what they’re going to...

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Thai Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya

Thai Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya placed a bid to run for prime minister, but was denied by the Electoral Commission

February 18, 2019

Last week, Thai Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya announced her bid for Thai Prime Minister, but was quickly disqualified by the Electoral Commission. The Commission explained their reasoning with a statement...

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Did you know Dr. LaRochelle’s retiring this year? Here’s the inside scoop

Did you know Dr. LaRochelle’s retiring this year? Here’s the inside scoop

February 9, 2019

At the end of this year, Dr. LaRochelle, one of South Windsor High School’s guidance counselors, will be retiring. He has worked at SWHS since 2000. Though he loves his job, he is ready to retire and...

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Rapper 21 Savage Arrested By ICE

Rapper 21 Savage Arrested By ICE

February 7, 2019

On the morning of February 3rd, Grammy-nominated rap artist Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, better known as 21 Savage, was arrested and taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)....

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Spectrum receives gold rating in first competition of the 2019 season

Spectrum receives gold rating in first competition of the 2019 season

February 7, 2019

At the Shepherd Hill show choir competition on Saturday, February 2nd, Choral Spectrum received a gold medal, fifth place overall, and second place for their band. As their first competition of the season,...

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Howard Schultz

Howard Schultz, Former CEO of Starbucks, Announces that He Wants to “Run as a Centrist Independent” in the 2020 presidential election

February 1, 2019

On January 27th, 2019, another American announced that they’re running in the 2020 presidential election. This new candidate is Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks. Though he has no formal experience...

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Conference Championship Weekend Predictions

Conference Championship Weekend Predictions

January 18, 2019

We started with 12 teams, we are down to four. Two teams from the AFC and two teams from the NFC. Coincidently, they are both the #1 and #2 seeds. The Los Angeles Rams travel to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome...

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Painting Class 2018 Projects: A Photo Gallery

January 18, 2019

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 Les gilets jaunes march in protest

“Les gilets jaunes” in France continue to protest

January 13, 2019

For the past couple months, many French citizens have been protesting in Paris. What began as a non-violent protest against rising fuel prices has turned into a tumultuous streak of violence as a way of...

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Patricia Gerich (left) and team captain, Erin Dunn (right) at a competition.

2019 Gymnastics Team from the Eyes of the Captains

January 9, 2019

The small but close-knit gymnastics team at SWHS is starting to prepare for their fast approaching competition season. With their first meet on January 12th, the girls are excited to get started very soon....

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Divisional Round Weekend Predictions

Divisional Round Weekend Predictions

January 8, 2019

After 4 crazy wild-card games, we move onto the Divisional Round with only eight teams left. Jacob (0-4 picks record) and Josh (3-1 picks record) are back with their picks for the NFL Divisional Round...

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Wild Card Weekend Predictions

Wild Card Weekend Predictions

January 4, 2019

Wild Card Weekend is upon us in the NFL Playoffs. The #3 seeds face the #6 seeds and #4 faces #5 in each conference. The lower remaining seeds face the #1 team next week and the higher remaining seeds...

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CFB Bowl Games over Winter Break to watch

CFB Bowl Games over Winter Break to watch

December 20, 2018

Over the long winter break that SWHS students have, some are going out traveling for holidays. Some go out with friends. Some, like myself, are stuck at home for 90% of break frying our brains and boring...

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(left to right) Makayla Foran, Shai Harrison, and Sarah Gallagher repping their Steelers jerseys

Steelers edge Patriots, end 5-game losing streak against team

December 20, 2018

Last Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the New England Patriots with a score of 17 to 10, ending their 5-game losing streak against the Pats. This win also snaps a 3 game losing streak that has made...

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Symphonic band lines up for their yearbook photo.

SWHS Winter Band Concert 2018

December 17, 2018

On Wednesday, December 12th, SWHS had their Winter Band Concert for 2018 and it did not disappoint. Both groups did very well with all of their pieces under the teaching and conducting of the school’s...

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Symphonic band after they finished their performance.

Winter Band Concert: Photo Gallery

December 14, 2018

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Former student Sai Manasani, conductor Ms. Burns, and Gabe Galley at NEMFA last year.

Inside Scoop of NEMFA with Gabe Galley

December 13, 2018

Last Saturday, December 8th, senior, Gabe Galley, auditioned for NEMFA for the fourth and final time. NEMFA is the New England Music Festival Association. Every year in March, there is a 3-day event where...

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WWE TLC 2018 Predictions

WWE TLC 2018 Predictions

December 13, 2018

Yet another WWE Pay-Per-View is upon us. The last one of the calendar year, WWE TLC will happen on December 16th, 2018. TLC stands for Tables, Ladders, and Chairs. Any and all of these can be used in the...

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This ASL sign hangs outside the doorway of the classroom.

American Sign Language Class: A Photo Gallery

December 11, 2018

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People honor former president George H.W. Bush

The Death of the Longest Living U.S. President: George H. W. Bush

December 6, 2018

On November 30th, 2018, at 94 years old, George H. W. Bush passed away at his home in Houston surrounded by friends, family, and doctors. Just before his death, he talked to his children on the phone one...

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Over 40 SWHS Seniors Were Inducted into Rho Kappa Monday, November 26

Over 40 SWHS Seniors Were Inducted into Rho Kappa Monday, November 26

November 28, 2018

On November 26, the head of the Social Studies department, Mr. Frank, led the induction of over 40 SWHS seniors. The ceremony was brief but special for the dedicated students and their parents. After senior,...

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Who Wants a Reboot of The Office? SNL Proves the Answer is Everyone Except Steve Carell

November 26, 2018

On November 17th, the former lead actor of The Office, Steve Carell, hosted an intriguing episode of Saturday Night Live. Carell’s monologue caught the attention of many die-hard Office fans, as it was...

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On Our Girls Varsity Soccer Coach, Mr. Camire

On Our Girls Varsity Soccer Coach, Mr. Camire

November 20, 2018

For the third year in a row, Mr. Camire was the passionate girls varsity soccer coach that led this year’s team to win 12 out of their 18 games. This season, the team played their way to the second round...

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View from inside the PNC Arena

Carolina’s Hockey Team is Having a Lot of Fun After They Win at Home

November 16, 2018

After a home win, some hockey players give a wave to the crowd for their support. Some teams, like the New York Rangers, give a stick salute at center ice after a home win. And then there’s the Carolina...

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A Look At Travis Scott And His Illustrious Career

A Look At Travis Scott And His Illustrious Career

November 12, 2018

Rap music is everywhere you look. Many are trying to make a name for themselves within the industry. One of those big names include Travis Scott, who burst on the scene with his debut album in 2015 and...

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Tree of Life synagogue

11 dead, 6 injured in Pittsburgh shooting

October 29, 2018

On the morning of October 27th, The Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA, was plagued with a mass shooting during their Saturday Morning Service. The shooting resulted in 11 dead ranging from ages...

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Angélica Rivera-Oliveira is looking over the college checklist that she picked up from school counseling

Confused on College Applications? The Most Common Questions, Answered.

October 26, 2018

At South Windsor High School, the season of college applications is in full swing. Many seniors are stressed and confused about the process, as there are many different aspects. From the Common Application...

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Your Homecoming Queen Candidates

October 22, 2018

Every year, South Windsor High School seniors await in anticipation to find out who will be crowned homecoming king and queen. The entire school votes to narrow down the entire class to the homecoming...

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Jamal Khashoggi’s Disappearance Leaves WWE With Daunting Question

October 21, 2018

Earlier this year, the WWE had a huge Pay-Per-View event called the Greatest Royal Rumble. It had many big matches that were attention-grabbing throughout. The most successful moment? The fact that it...

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Being a Twin Isn’t Always As Awesome As It Seems

October 19, 2018

Growing up with a fraternal twin, I have never known what it’s like to not be a twin, and thus get asked the question, “What’s it like being a twin?’ by everyone I meet. At South Windsor High School,...

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My Predictions and Overviews for the 2018-2019 NHL Season

My Predictions and Overviews for the 2018-2019 NHL Season

October 15, 2018

Now that all 31 NHL teams have opened their seasons and played at least one game, it's time that I weighed in on the most successful teams in the off-season from each conference as well as my predictions...

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Discovering Cross Country: The Unknown Fall Sport

Discovering Cross Country: The Unknown Fall Sport

October 10, 2018

When looking at the list of Fall sports at South Windsor High School, you will see many popular options such as soccer, volleyball or swimming. All of these are well-known sports and most students could...

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