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The Bobcat Prowl

The Bobcat Prowl

The Student News Site of South Windsor High School

The Bobcat Prowl

Kelli Mann, Writer

Kelli Mann is a staff writer for the Bobcat Prowl. As a first year journalism student, she is looking forward to writing both interesting and credible articles. She enjoys writing because it gives her the excuse to express her very strong opinions on many difficult topics. Throughout the years, she has always been a very successful writer in classes like and english and history. In her free time, she enjoys reading. But, she strongly dislikes books that are not filled with action. Overall, Kelli has a kind heart and will never fail to voice each side and standpoint of every story. 

All content by Kelli Mann

The Bobcat Prowl: OUR SENIORS

June 7, 2020

Within the community at South Windsor High School, many faces in the class of 2020 have influenced change. Specifically, nine of The Bobcat Prowl’s very own editors and writers, Jillian Thibodeau, Jacob...

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Jerry Stiller, Amy Stiller, Ben Stiller and Anne Meara (from left to right), back in 2007
Source: The New York Times

Comedian Jerry Stiller Found Dead at Age 92

May 15, 2020

At the age of 92, a veteran of the comedy community, Jerry Stiller was found dead in his home on the Upper West Side of Manhattan on Monday morning. Actor Ben Stiller, his son, announced his death on Twitter,...

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thecut.com

‘Murder Hornets’ Spotted for the First Time in the United States

May 7, 2020

A new threat to the already declining honeybee population has made its way to the United States for the first time ever, researchers say. The Asian Giant Hornet, commonly referred to as the ‘murder hornet,’...

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Singer R. Kelly is seen in a court hearing in Chicago, Illinois in September 2019.
Source: Forbes

R. Kelly Requests Temporary Release from Prison due to COVID-19 Scares

April 8, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, in late March, former R&B singer R. Kelly, requested temporary release from jail out of fear of being infected with COVID-19. On Tuesday, Judge Ann M. Donnelly announced...

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Heather Kim prepares to head into the batting cages and hit some softballs.

A Look at Heather Kim’s Love for Racquet Sports, Extra Curriculars, and the Flute

March 30, 2020

Sophomore at SWHS, Heather Kim, has proven herself to be a determined and active person overall. Within every aspect of her life, Kim has found passion in getting involved in the many activities, sports,...

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Source: CNN Entertainment

Esteemed Country Artist Dies at the Age of 81

March 27, 2020

On Friday night, Kenny Rogers, who lived a legendary six-decade-long music career, died at the age of 81. Rogers’ family announced his passing on his Twitter account. According to his family, he died...

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Gun Sales Skyrocket Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Gun Sales Skyrocket Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

March 21, 2020

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the shelves of stores have been stripped of food, toilet paper, hand sanitizers and many other essential items. Another item that has gotten less attention, that also been...

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Clare Crowley was introduced to the Bachelor nation at “After the Final Rose.”
Source: Insider

‘The Bachelorette’ Pushed Back due to COVID-19 Scares

March 21, 2020

The 16th season of ABC’s, “The Bachelorette,” which was scheduled to begin filming on Friday, has been postponed in the midst of a coronavirus crisis. 38-year-old Clare Crowley, who is the oldest...

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Higher Education UC-Santa Cruz Fires 54 Graduate Assistants in Ongoing Labor Dispute

Higher Education UC-Santa Cruz Fires 54 Graduate Assistants in Ongoing Labor Dispute

March 11, 2020

The University of California, Santa Cruz, fired 54 teaching assistants on Friday after they reached drastic measures in the months-long strike. The striking TAs demanded a raise in wages of about 1,412...

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 Hood held his certificate after successfully surpassing Mao Weidong’s record setting plank by 14 mins and 14 seconds.

Former US Marine Sets World Record for Longest Plank at 62 Years Old

February 29, 2020

On February 15th, George Hood, former US marine and a DEA Supervisory Special Agent, broke the Guiness world record for longest time holding plank position (male). The 62-year-old broke the previous world...

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Taryn Suffish, Mikayla Mansfield, Maliya Haddock and Ella Suppicich (from left to right) join other students at the annual dance marathon for a night fun and fundraising.

SWFTK Wrapped Up Their Year Successfully with The Annual Dance Marathon

February 22, 2020

On Friday, February 7th, South Windsor For the Kids (SWFTK) club members gathered together to celebrate the annual dance marathon at South Windsor High School.  Throughout the night, students in attendance...

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Source: Fox News. Amie Harwick and ex-fiance, Drew Carey, at the Rock to Recovery 5th Anniversary Party at Avalon.

Amie Harwick Found Dead at her Home in Hollywood

February 21, 2020

Los Angeles therapist, Amie Harwick, 38, ex-fiance to “The Price is Right” game show host, Drew Carey, died hours after an alleged attack in her Hollywood house on Saturday, February 15th. Harwick...

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SWFTK: The Annual Dance Marathon

SWFTK: The Annual Dance Marathon

February 6, 2020

On Friday, February 7th, South Windsor High School’s, South Windsor For The Kids (SWFTK) club will be hosting the annual dance marathon to benefit Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (CCMC). This...

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Mann poses, with her dyed hair, for a picture as she prepares to undergo her first chemotherapy treatment.

Nicole Mann: Her battle Against Cancer

February 6, 2020

Nicole Mann, freshman at South Windsor High School, proves herself to be a brave and determined teenager. Within the past year, Mann has proven the will to fight within her personality through life changing...

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Fox 5

After Pro-Gun Rally, Virginia Democrats Advance Multiple Gun Reform Measures

January 30, 2020

On Friday, Virginia’s Democratic-led House Committee voted to pass new advancements of a gun legislation that has been previously blocked by the House Republican majority. This comes less than a week...

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ABC News

US Embassy Attacked in Baghdad

January 30, 2020

On January 26th, four mortar shells were launched at the United States embassy compound located in Baghdad, Iraq. According to reports, minimal damage was done and only one person was left with minor injury.  The...

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Fox 4 News Dallas-Fort Worth

Shooting Erupts During a Dallas High School Basketball Game

January 16, 2020

On Saturday, January 11th, two people were left injured after gunfire erupted during at a high school basketball game in Dallas, Texas. The shooting took place South Oak Cliff High, who were playing Kimball...

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Source: The New York Post

ABC’s ‘The Bachelor’ Kicks Off its 24th Season

January 10, 2020

ABC’s “The Bachelor” kicked off its 24th season on Monday, January 6th. The uniquely suspenseful premiere showcased the 29 hopeful women fighting for the love that the 27-year-old pilot, Peter Weber,...

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Moves to Limit Trumps Power During Iran Crisis

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Moves to Limit Trump’s Power During Iran Crisis

January 9, 2020

On Sunday, January 5th, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi revealed that the House of Representatives will vote on new legislation to limit President Donald Trump’s power to conduct military operations against...

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Trevor Anthony dominates the court as he jumps up to dunk the ball into the net during the hockey vs. basketball shootout.

SWHS’s WINTER PEP RALLY

January 1, 2020

On Friday, December 21st, the South Windsor High School student body gathered to kick-off winter break with a lively pep rally. Multiple performances, games, and activities organized by this season’s...

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Miss Universe 2018, Catriona Gray crowns Miss South Africa, Zozibini Tunzi, as Miss Universe 2019.
Source: USA Today

Miss South Africa is Crowned Miss Universe 2019

December 12, 2019

Miss South Africa, Zozibini Tunzi, was crowned as Miss Universe 2019 on Sunday night. The competition with 89 other contestants took place in Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, but Tunzi’s outstanding...

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Russian Athletes will not be allowed to compete under the Russian flag in any major sports events within the next four years.
Source: BBC Sports

Russia’s Doping Scandal has Sparked More Punishments

December 12, 2019

As a result of Russia’s doping scandal that has lasted for years, the World Anti-Doping Agency’s executive committee implemented the most severe punishment in history. The punishment banned Russian...

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Lori Loughlin and husband, Mossimo Giannulli (left), are seen as they leave Boston Federal Court.
Source: Fox News

Lori Loughlin Facing New Charges in College Admission Scandal

November 22, 2019

Prosecutors have brought upon new bribery charges against “Full House” star, Lori Loughlin and husband, Mossimo Giannulli in the college admission scandal. Both Loughlin and Giannulli have pleaded...

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Source: Fox News

Breaking Bad In Real Life? Two College Professors are Charged for Manufacturing Meth

November 21, 2019

On Friday, November 15th, two college chemistry professors from Henderson State University in Arkansas, were taken into custody by the Clark County Sheriff’s Department. Terry Bateman, 45, and Bradley...

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The girls cheered and embrace one another in excitement after Lindsey Osit scores the first goal for the Bobcats in the state tournament. 

South Windsor Field Hockey moves forward in their State Tournament

November 15, 2019

On November 12th, South Windsor went head to head against the ninth seed team, Fitch High School in the first game of the state tournament. The Bobcats defended their home turf and brutally dominated the...

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How is Daylight Savings Time Really Affecting You?

How is Daylight Savings Time Really Affecting You?

November 14, 2019

Twice a year, the world experiences a time change, which can have major effects on people and their normal routines. What some don’t realize is that this minor difference in our normal schedule can cause...

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Saylor (left) and Cardinale (right) show off their bright smiles as they prepare to encourage the team to find passion and put their best foot forward.

A Deeper Insight On The Captains Of SWHS’s Field Hockey Team

November 10, 2019

Throughout the Bobcat’s field hockey season, the captains have been a powerful backbone to every aspect of the team. Senior captains, Morgan Saylor and Gianna Cardinale, brought a new beat and level...

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Olivia Mogor poses with her bright smile in hopes to show her friendly personality.

Olivia Mogor: Freshman Class of 2023’s President

October 28, 2019

South Windsor High School’s very own class of 2023 has put all their trust in the newly elected class president, Oliva Mogor. Mogor’s kind and compassionate personality has helped build that trust...

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How Could Social Media Be Affecting You?

October 3, 2019

In our world today, many new and improved electronic devices and updates are coming out each and every day. A major improvement in technology around the world were smartphones. These advanced phones that...

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