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Students surrounding the food at the picnic in the parking lot.

Senior Prank 2019: Picnic in the Parking Lot

June 6, 2019

On Monday, June 3rd, the senior class of 2019 pulled off their prank to commemorate the end of their high school career. The seniors decided to have a morning cookout in the student parking lot from 6:30-8:20....

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Donahue officially committing to Uconn.

Future Husky: Zach Donahue

May 23, 2019

Senior, Zach Donahue, has always been involved and dedicated to a multitude of sports and school activities. Donahue spends his time with friends and family as well as working on improving at the two sports...

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Swifts New Hit

Swift’s New Hit

May 9, 2019

On Friday, April 26th, Taylor Swift and Brendon Urie released a new single title “Me!”. The single was accompanied by a bright and colorful music video that features a variety different scenes that...

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Connor Smith (left) and Royale Richards (right) standing on the sidelines during their game

Boy’s Lacrosse lose big against Newington

April 29, 2019

On Thursday, April 25th, the boy's lacrosse team played a game against Newington. They lost with a score of 20 to 7. There was a strong reaction shared by the entire team. They were all disappointed in...

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Employees picketing outside of the South Windsor Stop & Shop.

Stop & Shop Employees Go On Strike

April 26, 2019

On Thursday, April 11th, employees of Stop and Shops throughout Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts went on strike. The union had decided that they were going on strike due to Stop and Shop changing...

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Mr. Soucy, substituting in Mrs. Howard’s class.

SWHS Substitute: Mr. Soucy

April 15, 2019

South Windsor High School has many substitutes, but there are a few favorites that are seen around the school on a regular basis. One of the returning teachers is Mr. Soucy, a man who is well seasoned...

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Sydney Aiello, survivor of the Parkland shooting.

Mass Shootings Have Led to Three Suicides

April 3, 2019

Recently, three people that all have connections to mass school shootings have taken their lives. Two of the recent suicides are survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. These students...

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Matthew Cardell, 28, accused of shooting two houses.

Shooting in Manchester

March 25, 2019

A 28-year-old, Matt Cardell, was charged on Monday because he shot and hit two houses on Oakland Street in Manchester. There were over a half dozen shots fired before the police caught him at 2 a.m. The...

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Megan Powell

Megan Powell

February 23, 2019

Senior, Megan Powell, has always kept a very busy schedule with her school, extracurricular activities, and sports. Powell spends her time in the fall playing field hockey and basketball through the winter...

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Source: E! News

CT Resident Attends The Grammy Awards

February 19, 2019

Last Sunday, the annual Grammy Awards took place in California. The show is anticipated all year and many artists hope to be awarded this great honor. The awards show is a combination of presentations...

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Brooklyn Prison Loses Power

Brooklyn Prison Loses Power

February 18, 2019

A federal prison in Brooklyn, New York recently lost all power. The prisoners and staff were subjected to days without lights or heat. The prisoners were all put into lockdown in order to maintain order....

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Murder Victim Jennifer Irigoyen

Pregnant Woman Stabbed to Death in Queens

February 8, 2019

Sunday morning in Queens, New York, a 35 year old woman, Jennifer Irigoyen, was stabbed in her apartment building. The woman was 5 months pregnant and both she and the baby were pronounced dead in the...

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Carlson 101

January 31, 2019

Mr. Carlson is known by many students as the “cool” teacher that occupies room 202. Carlson stays involved in the school and with the students as much as possible. This includes helping with school...

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Review of New TV Show You

Review of New TV Show “You”

January 18, 2019

Lifetime recently released “You” on September 9th, 2018. It was then added to Netflix at the end of 2018. The psychological thriller keeps the audience guessing at every turn.  The show is about how...

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2019 Golden Globes: Fiji Water Girl

January 11, 2019

The 2019 Golden Globes ceremony was, yet again, highly attended and anticipated. The significance and honor of winning a Golden Globe is sought after by many but achieved by few. The  winners may...

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Queen Elizabeth is Dead!: The Hoax, Explained

Queen Elizabeth is Dead!: The Hoax, Explained

January 11, 2019

On January 5th, a rumor went around that Queen Elizabeth was dead. The news originated on Reddit when a user created a theory that the Queen would die on January 5th. #RIPQueenElizabeth was trending on...

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What are SWHS students and staff doing over winter break?

What are SWHS students and staff doing over winter break?

December 29, 2018

Students and staff are all excited to go on vacation at the end of the week. The moral is dwindling down as students lose focus on classes and shift to their plans for vacation. There are a few holidays...

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The yearbook staff taking a break from their hard work during this weeks spirit week.

Being a Part of the Yearbook Team

December 20, 2018

The South Windsor High School Yearbook is created by the students and for the students. It has many students that take the class year after year because they love the creative side to the class. There...

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Holiday Spirit Week 2018

Holiday Spirit Week 2018

December 17, 2018

The week before winter break, the students and staff participate in spirit week. Each day of the week is dedicated to a different outfit or item to show their school spirit. Everyone is getting excited...

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A bracelet almost fully assembled by a student in independent study.

Metals Class 2018: Photo Gallery

December 14, 2018

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Students playing a spelling game in sign language.

American Sign Language: Speaking Without Your Voice

December 7, 2018

American Sign Language is one of the many world languages that is offered here at South Windsor High School. The majority of students tend to take either French or Spanish since those are the only two...

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SWHS Spotlight Soloists

SWHS Spotlight Soloists

December 6, 2018

In the choral concert on December 5th, there were a combination between solos and entire chorus songs. The soloists were a select group of students that had auditioned for the role after carefully selecting...

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California residents forced out of their homes creating shelters elsewhere.

California Campfire Taking Over

November 28, 2018

A wildfire took over Northern California beginning on Thursday, November 8th. There have been 85 casualties recorded thus far, the number still climbing. Thousands of homes have been destroyed and are...

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Seniors, Kellie Ward and Bhakti Patel, volunteering at the blood drive.

Students Donate Blood to the American Red Cross

November 16, 2018

Every year, the American Red Cross comes to SWHS to find blood donors. There were many people that signed up to donate this year. The donation is a pint of blood, along with filling a few test tubes for...

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Baldwin, leaving a police station after being arrested.

Baldwin Arrested for Assault

November 8, 2018

On Friday afternoon, Alec Baldwin was arrested and charged for assault and harassment. The arrest was allegedly due to an argument over a parking space. This is the second time Alec Baldwin has been arrested...

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Your Homecoming King 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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Mariella Novo and Angelica Rivera-Oliveira, both seniors at SWHS, attend Hartford’s Pride Parade in support of the LGBT community in 2017.

Comfort in your Own Skin

October 19, 2018

Every day, students at South Windsor High School are feeling more comfortable identifying themselves as part of the LGBTQA+ community. This can be difficult for many people because they do not feel as...

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Julia Tannenbaum, 18-year old author of Changing Ways

Changing Ways

October 9, 2018

Mental illness is taking over the minds of not only the youth but also many adults. It can take over a person’s life so easily, and many are afraid to ask for help. There is a huge stigma around having...

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