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The Bobcat Prowl

The Bobcat Prowl

The Student News Site of South Windsor High School

The Bobcat Prowl

Max Schwartzman

Max Schwartzman, Editor-in-Chief

Max Schwartzman is the Editor-in-Chief of The Bobcat Prowl Newspaper at South Windsor High School. He is dedicated to making our school’s paper the greatest newspaper in the history of journalism, along with his excellent editor team and writers. When he’s not running The Prowl, Max can be found volunteering for various non-profit organizations, walking his rescue dogs, or struggling with math homework. Max has set his sights on a career in diplomacy and foreign service, and he’s willing to do whatever it takes to succeed.

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Mrs. Flachsbarts Period 6 AP Lang Class

Ready for the Holidays: AP Lang Secret Santa

December 23, 2022

Tis’ the season to be jolly and merry, especially in Mrs. Flachsbart’s period 6 AP Lang class, which participated in a student run “Secret Santa” gift exchange on December 20th. Occurring right...

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Writing Center tutor, Paul, helping a student, Susanna, with their writing.

Helpful Resources: The Writing Center

November 18, 2022

Writing is often a difficulty for many students, but what if there was a place full of friendly faces wanting to help with your writing? This may sound like a fantasy but is nothing short of reality.  The...

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Accept all Cookies

Accept all Cookies

November 17, 2022

‘Tis the season for the greatest ongoing debate in all of human history: are boxed frosted sugar cookies the greatest thing ever invented, or the most vile cardboard-esque snack? Today, we’re here...

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South Windsor High School cast of The Giver

SWHS Presents: The Giver

November 17, 2022

This Friday, November 18, at 7pm, the curtains will open to the much anticipated SWHS rendition of The Giver. While tickets have been going fast, there are still plenty available for you and all your friends.  The...

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Animal silhouettes laid out as the American flag.

Meet the Third Parties Running Midterm Candidates

November 2, 2022

With the Midterms just around the corner, many Americans are making their final decisions on who to vote for. However, most Americans only think of the Republican and Democratic parties, not even realizing...

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All the Letters Sent by the Leaders of the World.

Letters from the Presidents

October 6, 2022

Over the summer of 2022, I, on the behalf of The Prowl, began to write a series of letters to the leaders of all the world’s countries. YES, ALL the world's leaders. In each letter, I asked one question:...

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USCG Oliver Henry Entering Port.

Un-American: US Coast Guard Barred from Entry to Solomon Islands

September 8, 2022

In the Pacific Island nation of the Solomon Islands, a United States Coast Guard Cutter was prohibited from docking with experts citing Chinese influence as a primary cause.  The US Coast Guard Cutter...

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“Save Our Schools” Demonstration at SWHS

“Save Our Schools” Demonstration at SWHS

June 9, 2022

On a foggy and gray Thursday morning, approximately two dozen students held up signs and gave speeches to warn of the danger of school violence as morning bus offloading occurred. Walking the track of...

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Aliens or Chinese Drones: Secretive Congressional Hearing Raises Questions on Unidentified Flying Objects

Aliens or Chinese Drones: Secretive Congressional Hearing Raises Questions on Unidentified Flying Objects

May 25, 2022

"What is true, and I'm actually being serious here, is that there are, there's footage and records of objects in the skies, that we don't know exactly what they are. We can't explain how they moved, their...

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Invasive Cocaine Hippopotami Run Rampant in Colombia—Ruled Legally People in U.S. Court

Invasive Cocaine Hippopotami Run Rampant in Colombia—Ruled Legally People in U.S. Court

February 14, 2022

The lasting effects of Pablo Escobar on the nation of Colombia are numerous, yet none more apparent than that of his former zoo creatures running wild around the mountains of Northern Colombia. While Escobar’s...

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Locally Based Charity’s Event Helps Thousands of Women in Need

Locally Based Charity’s Event Helps Thousands of Women in Need

December 6, 2021

In their annual Giving Thanks event, locally based charity Dignity Grows provided over 3,000 local women health and hygiene products this past Sunday.  Dignity Grows, founded in 2019 by Jessica Zachs,...

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Prowl Staff Thanksgiving Reflections

Prowl Staff Thanksgiving Reflections

November 24, 2021

Cael: Amid my final year at South Windsor High School, as I cut through the tumultuous world of applying to colleges, what I hold gratitude for has shifted entirely. This year seemingly out of the blue...

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An Interesting Fact About All 46 American Presidents

An Interesting Fact About All 46 American Presidents

November 11, 2021

People often debate on who was the worst president or who was the most ignorant president, but what about who was the weirdest president or the most interesting? While studying American history, particularly...

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Chinese Testing of Space Nukes Threatens United States

Chinese Testing of Space Nukes Threatens United States

October 29, 2021

In mid-August of 2021, China tested its first hypersonic missile. This test which wouldn't even be known about until recently may help usher in a new kind of arms race between the Peoples Republic of China...

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Hawaiian Volcano Eruption

Hawaiian Volcano Eruption

October 14, 2021

Hawaiian volcano has a code red eruption, but there is no current or immediate danger to the local population as of now. Hawaiian Volcanoes National Park volcano Kilauea erupted on September 30, 2021....

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