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Maria Verly

Maria Verly, Wire Services Manager

Maria Verly is the Wire Service manager for The Bobcat Prowl student newspaper. She wants to make the newspaper a place where the students of South Windsor High School can go to for information about the school and the town. When she is not writing for the Prowl you can find her out with her friends or looking for new topics for new articles. After high school Maria wants to major in journalism. 

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The Writing Center tutors have been trained at UConn in order to model the experience of a post-secondary writing center.

Helping Students Become Stronger Writers

Maria Verly, Wire Services Manager
November 30, 2023

Led by student tutors, and under the supervision of English teachers, The Writing Center Club's goal is to help students improve their writing skills in a comfortable and supportive environment. The club...

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Mrs. Zaccardelli teaches Italian at South Windsor High School. She continues to teach students how to celebrate language.

Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Zaccardelli

Maria Verly, Wire Services Manager
October 19, 2023

Prowl: Why did you choose to become an Italian teacher? Ms. Zaccardelli: “I originally was a French and Spanish teacher, and I could also teach Russian, which I did but I was certified to teach Italian...

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The Wapping Fairs petting zoo allows people of all ages to feed and see baby animals such as cows, pigs and sheep.

Annual Fun at the Fair

Maria Verly, Wire Services Manager
September 18, 2023

The first ever Wapping Fair was held in 1892. The main goal of this fair was to help fund the Wapping District School. With years with no fair, in 1945, the fair had a comeback to commemorate South Windsor’s...

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[Video] 2023 World Summit

Maria Verly, Wire Services Manager
June 6, 2023

The World Summit is a meeting between all the Modern World History classes. Students are put in  groups of four to complete research on the economics, politics, and people of a particular country. The...

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Mrs. Whitmore is a history teacher at South Windsor High School.

Featured Teacher: Ms. Whitmore

Maria Verly, Wire Services Manager
April 24, 2023

Prowl: What inspired you to become a teacher? Ms. Whitmore: “What inspired me to become a teacher was in fifth grade I was very very bad at math. I was terrible, so my fifth grade math teacher offered...

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Picture of the entrance of The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk. New stores have opened in the last few months and others are scheduled to open soon. Hopefully this will bring new life back to the shopping center.

Evergreen Walk Makes A Comeback

Maria Verly, Wire Services Manager
April 3, 2023

For the past few months, many new stores have opened in Evergreen Walk in South Windsor. To be more specific, Shake Shack opened in February and Whole Foods is set to open in the upcoming months. These...

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SWHS student scrolling through his social media feed in class.

Is it Time to Cancel Cancel Culture?

Maria Verly, Wire Services Manager
February 24, 2023

With the reality of social media, can someone truly be canceled and face the consequences of their actions, or is the cancellation of those people just another example of performative activism? Performative...

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Jenna Ortegas Wednesday Addams Character

Wednesday

Maria Verly, Wire Services Manager
January 20, 2023

The Addams Family is a very popular show that has millions of fans all around the world. It does not matter if you were alive during the original release of the movies or tv shows, you probably have watched...

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Swift from the Bejeweled music video with the Speak Now album next to it.

Will “Speak Now” be the Next Album to be Re-released?

Maria Verly, Wire Services Manager
November 4, 2022

Since Taylor Swift started to re-record, fans have been wondering if she has any specific order to her recording. So far, Swift re-recorded “Fearless” on April 9, 2021 and “Red” on November...

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Hollywood Influences View of Women

Hollywood Influences View of Women

Maria Verly, Wire Services Manager
October 14, 2022

Beauty always rules the world no matter how much you try to fight it. Beauty has been, and always will be, on the top of the world with money, power, and glory. The only thing that changes is what is considered...

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Marvel Studios logo

The End of Marvel, or the Start of a New Era?

Maria Verly, Wire Services Manager
September 29, 2022

At the end of the Avengers, many Marvel fans were worried about what to expect. Many asked what will be their next step, and, without an answer, many thought that this might have been the end.  But an...

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