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Katelyn Drenga

Katelyn Drenga, News and Politics Editor

Katelyn Drenga is a senior and second year journalism student at SWHS. She loves the outdoors but also is a fan of binging netflix and movies with friends. This year Katelyn is a section leader in News and Politics and is looking forward to  working hard to research and pull together a good selection of articles with her peers. As someone who enjoys keeping up with breaking events on the news Katelyn has ambition to become a stronger writer in her second year. 

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Front Entrance to Buckland Hills Mall.

S.W. Community Reflects on Recent Manchester Mall Shooting

September 22, 2022

On August 18th, Buckland Hills entailed a major fright after a loss prevention officer was shot in the chest by Windsor man, Richard Laplante. Shots were reportedly fired in the men’s clothing section...

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Phil Mickelson raises the bar after winning the PGA at 50

Phil Mickelson raises the bar after winning the PGA at 50

June 8, 2021

Last week at Kiawah island, 50 year old Phil Mickelson thrilled the audience after becoming the oldest golfer to win the PGA Tournament. The end of the PGA’s that day pushed past the standards and stereotypes...

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Biden Celebrates New CDC Announcement Regarding The End of Masks For the Fully Vaccinated. Is it too Soon?

Biden Celebrates New CDC Announcement Regarding The End of Masks For the Fully Vaccinated. Is it too Soon?

May 21, 2021

When President Biden spoke to millions of Americans on TV from the Rose Garden announcing the CDC’s new message, the end of mask for the fully vaccinated, he didn’t expect the heavy criticism which...

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Gun Violence In 2021 Climbs, Covid Causes Protesters To Change Their Ways

Gun Violence In 2021 Climbs, Covid Causes Protesters To Change Their Ways

May 5, 2021

Gun violence is on the rise in America especially,as the U.S has seen a total of 610 mass shootings last year, almost 200 higher than in 2019. Despite this, many communities are lacking authority and investment...

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Stephen Curry reaches new heights with groundbreaking streaks

Stephen Curry reaches new heights with groundbreaking streaks

April 23, 2021

This week, Steph Curry re-wrote the NBA rulebook, after breaking multiple records, during his incredible scoring streak.  This month, the NBA player was able to score ten 3-pointers in six consecutive...

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back to school: Prowl writers weigh in on first week

“back to school”: Prowl writers’ weigh in on first week

April 9, 2021

This past week, getting ready for, and going to school has completely changed for the life of all SWHS students. A short time ago, in person students were walking into classrooms with only 2 or 3 other...

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Paige Beckers from Uconn faces off against Iowa’s, Catlin Clark in NCAA Womens College basketball tournament

Paige Beckers from Uconn faces off against Iowa’s, Catlin Clark in NCAA Women’s College basketball tournament

April 5, 2021

Two of the most talented freshman girls in the Country faced off in an intense NCAA College basketball game this week.     As the game started out  in the first half, fans were on the edge...

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Alex Smith and his extraordinary comeback

Alex Smith and his extraordinary comeback

February 19, 2021

Open eyes filled the stands of the stadium, fans cringed at the sight, yet nobody knew as Smith was being wheeled off the field that day,  he was soon to face one of the worst injuries ever in football.   When...

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Tom Brady and Drew Brees play each other in one of the most memorable games of both athletes careers

Tom Brady and Drew Brees play each other in one of the most memorable games of both athletes careers

February 5, 2021

2 weeks ago, 2 legendary quarterbacks play, in what could be one of the most memorable games in history. Drew Brees has plans to end his career soon, and if this was his last game, it was definitely...

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SWHS Students Unite for Underprivileged Girls

SWHS Students Unite for Underprivileged Girls

January 8, 2021

2020 has been crazy for all of us, but there are so many opportunities for clubs and a large amount of new virtual technology that allows us to be able to participate in some activities. Although many...

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The MLB has mixed opinions about when to start their season

The MLB has mixed opinions about when to start their season

January 4, 2021

MLB Players and owners are struggling to find agreement in creating a plan for the 2021 season this spring.    With rising numbers in Corona Virus cases, it is hard for the MLB to  work up...

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Athletes and Sports Staff come together to transform their training facilities into voting areas

Athletes and Sports Staff come together to transform their training facilities into voting areas

December 15, 2020

Athletes and sports staff have been transforming their training facilities across the country, in order to create polling booths and give Americans a safe chance to vote during Covid-19.   2020...

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Prowl Staff Reflections about Thanksgiving

Prowl Staff Reflections about Thanksgiving

November 24, 2020

Cael Brennan: This year the thing I wish to show my thanks is the Internet. Do not be dismayed by its cold exterior and the internet’s aptitude for seemingly appearing as lifeless. Because what the internet...

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South Windsor Students Talk About The Changes In Distance Learning Since Spring

South Windsor Students Talk About The Changes In Distance Learning Since Spring

November 13, 2020

This fall, SW students express how working on the new hybrid model, in order to better deal with Covid, differs from all at home distance learning last spring.   When Covid first arose, it was...

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What is the impact of fall sports?

What is the impact of fall sports?

November 5, 2020

This fall, high school athletes across the country have been hoping to continue with their seasons, while staying safe and cautious during this time of great variability.     All athletes...

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Covid Cases in football bring uncertainty to the rest of the season

Covid Cases in football bring uncertainty to the rest of the season

October 23, 2020

Numerous football teams and players across the country have had to make tough decisions and restrictions to their seasons this fall, in order to stay as safe as possible with the many uncertainties of...

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