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musician Jared Campbell visits: South Seneca Central School District students learned about kindness and respect during recent assemblies featuring award-winning singer/songwriter Jared Campbell. Campbell brought his message of hope and inspiration to students at each grade level. With his guitar in hand, Campbell engaged the audience through his music. Students clapped and sang along as the singer/songwriter used lyrics to convey positive messages. “People need people,” Campbell said. “To end bullying, we need to start looking at each other differently. We need to treat one another with respect and kindness – building each other up instead of tearing each other down. We need to treat one another like family.” The students embraced that message, with elementary school and middle ... more >>
South Seneca Students Receive Academic Honors: South Seneca School District students were recently recognized for achieving either high honor roll or honor roll status for the third marking period.   During a recent Principal Praise ceremony, South Seneca Elementary School Principal Adam Rundell presented awards to the following fifth-grade students: Ciera Babcock, Ella Barlow, Emily Crane, Luke Dendis, Coleton Dresser, Ethan Laverack, Tyler Piccolo, Gabe Porter, Ella Robinson, Zackary Sherry, Caleb Sweet, Tessah Webb, Simon Appleby, Dillon Covert, Alysa Elder, Kendal Elliot, Christen Estell, Cody Garland, Hailey Houseknecht, Courtney Hunt, Amya McLaughlin, Karly Siccardi and Dakota Stewart. Dendis, Sherry and McLaughlin all received a 4.0 grade point average.   The following sixth-graders at the middle school received ... more >>
Elementary Displays Musical Talent: Students in kindergarten through third grade at South Seneca Elementary School displayed their musical talents at a recent spring concert held at the school.   Each grade level sang a variety of songs for their parents, teachers and friends in the school’s gymnasium. Some songs incorporated instruments such as tambourines and marimbas. Listeners enjoyed popular tunes such as “Yankee Doodle,” “This Land is Your Land” and “Brother John.”   The third-graders performed their own version of “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star,” doing research on planets in smaller groups and incorporating their own lyrics into the song. As each group came up to perform their solo piece about the planet they studied, several students used musical ... more >>
Pops Concert a Hit: The South Seneca Middle/High School auditorium was bustling with excitement and song during an energetic pop music concert March 22. Student musicians from the middle school and high school took the stage to perform more than a dozen hits for an audience of family, friends, teachers and community members. The seventh and eighth grade chorus kicked off the upbeat evening of entertainment with a high-energy performance of “We Will Rock You,” featuring soloists Corrina Broadwell and Mya McCathran. With the tone set for the evening, the music continued with songs such as “Pompeii,” “Surfin’ USA” and “Final Countdown.” Performances ranged from vocal pieces to jazz band numbers. According to vocal music teacher Kyla Quinn, the concert ... more >>
Brave the Shave: 'Brave the Shave', was sponsored by the South Seneca National Honor Society on March 17, 2016. Student and teacher volunteers shaved their head and raised money for cancer research.   Did you know that every three minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer? Or that most survivors of childhood cancer live with health problems — sometimes life-threatening ones — caused by the very treatments that saved them? The St. Baldrick's Foundation is the world’s largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants, making more than $21.2 million in new grants last year. We promise to be good stewards of your donation. Donations will support research to save lives, and to help survivors live longer, healthier lives. Brave The Shave - For childhood ... more >>
TANYS: South Seneca's production of Guys and Dolls has won several awards from the Theater Association of New York State, the school and community equivalent to the TONY Awards for Broadway.   Meritorious Achievement in Performance to  Nathaniel Bauder  for his portrayal of Nathan Detroit          Excellence in Performance to  Gemini Zajac  for her portrayal of  Miss Adelaide   Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Performance to  the Cast   Excellence in Direction and Production Design and Execution to  Tina Coville-Bauder  and her  Production Staff: Producer/Artistic Director:   Tina Coville-Bauder Vocal Director:   Kyla Quinn Choreographer ... more >>
MS Character Honor Roll: The South Seneca Middle School Teams of Teachers announce the February Character Honor Roll. The students are chosen based on the Teaching Teams seeing the particular trait displayed/used by students either on a regular basis or for some specific action/interaction. Congratulations to the following middle school students for  Practicing Confidence : Natalia Anderson, Kylie Cornish, Braeden Cupp, Oliva Morton, Amanda Bennett, and Brandon Vanselow. Great job! more >>
Guys & Dolls: The South Seneca Falcon Players proudly present Frank Loesser’s Guys & Dolls at the South Seneca Middle-Senior High School Auditorium on March 11th, 12th, & 13th, 2016.    Curtain times for Friday and Saturday evenings are @ 7:30 pm.    Curtain time for the Sunday matinee is 2pm.   The cast of 35 is directed by Tina Coville-Bauder with technical direction by Mark Sinkiewicz.    Kyla Quinn serves as the vocal director and Chad Eastman is the choreographer.    The pit is conducted by Rebecca Sarkis. Ticket prices are $8 for general admission and $7 for students and senior citizens.    They may be purchased from Cast Members or by calling for reservations at 869-9636 ext. 1250.    ... more >>
Students of the Quarter: South Seneca High School announces Students of the Quarter who have achieved academic excellence. These awards are given by teachers; some examples of the criteria for this recognition include: academic excellence, most improved, conscientious or diligent worker.   Seth Denmark- Highest Average on the Earth Science Midterm; Anthony Reff- Highest Average on the Earth Science Midterm; Madelyn Houck- Second Highest Average on the Earth Science Midterm; Madelyn Houck- Outstanding Achievement in English 9; Seth Denmark- Outstanding Achievement in English 9; Julia Hubbard- Outstanding Achievement in English 9, Anthony Reff- Outstanding Achievement in English 9; Hunter Denmark- Outstanding Achievement in English 9; Tyler Huff- Most Improved Student in English 9; Skylar Howard-Outstanding ... more >>
Brave the Shave: 'Brave the Shave' is sponsored by the South Seneca National Honor Society from 8 am - 3 pm @ South Seneca High School on March 17, 2016. Get a free haircut and join Nick Lane in ‘Going bald for Bucks!’   Did you know that every three minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer? Or that most survivors of childhood cancer live with health problems — sometimes life-threatening ones — caused by the very treatments that saved them? The St. Baldrick's Foundation is the world’s largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants, making more than $21.2 million in new grants last year. We promise to be good stewards of your donation. Your donation will support research to save lives, and to help survivors live longer, healthier ... more >>
Jumping for a Cause: South Seneca Elementary is proud to announce that the students raised $6220 for Jump Rope for Heart this year!!!  That is an incredible amount and shows just how generous our school's community can be when it supports a worthy cause.  Thank you to all the Jump Rope for Heart participants and everyone who helped raise funds for the American Heart Association. more >>
Building a Bright Future: South Seneca Central School 7th grade Industrial Arts students are showing off their finished lamps after spending 20 weeks in shop class. These students were exposed to a wide variety of things in class; as an introduction to technical/industrial type classes they could choose to pursue later in high school.    The main topic was safety and many of these students had their first experience with power tools for the first time. In addition to working with power tools, students learned to identify 43 different hand tools and had the opportunity to use many in the completion of their lamp. Other areas the students explored were basic drafting techniques, electrical concepts and measuring to name a few.   South Seneca also offers a wide variety of courses ... more >>
Sr. High Area All State: South Seneca is excited to announce the acceptance of four seniors and two juniors into Sr. High Area All-State. Singers selected to Sr. High Area All-State are chosen based on their NYSSMA scores from Solo Festival the previous year.    They are picked from all the applicants in NYSSMA's Zone 3, one of the largest in the state.    All of the participating South Seneca students contribute much to the Choral Music Department and all participate in High School Chorus and the award-winning, select ensemble, Vocal Jazz.   These students will be presenting a concert with guest conductors at Ithaca College; Saturday, February 6th at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $7 at the door.   more >>
Garden Club: The Garden/compost club met February 3.  Present at the meeting was Tiffany Brotzman, Phoebe Barkman, Caden Travers, Kyra Kennedy and Faith Charron. This month they worked on decorating pots getting ready to transplant a seedling of their choice this spring.  Their homework for the next meeting in March is to collect items to help the birds make their nests. more >>
Character Honor Roll: The South Seneca Middle School Teams of Teachers have begun a Character Honor Roll. The students are chosen every five weeks based on the Teaching Teams seeing the particular trait displayed/used by students either on a regular basis or for some specific action/interaction. Congratulations to the following middle school students for  Showing That You Care : Kyra Hale-Schrader, Zach Casey, Hailey Crane, Tristin Metz, John Relyea, and Hailey Bentley. Great job! more >>
Food Culture & Reading: Third grade students participated in an after school enrichment program about food, culture and reading. With the use of literature, the students learned about food, nutrition, healthy living, and different cultures. The students were able to taste new foods from other cultures, research similarities of food, know a variety of healthy foods within food groups, and have an understanding and appreciation of different cultures.  Countries featured were the United States, Mexico, Russia, Kenya, Greece, and Japan. Each unit included a take home sheet with nutritional information, activities and recipes for families to try at home. more >>
School Spirit Quilt: 8th Grade Students: Damyan Arnold, Noah Singer, Julia Rogers, Kennedy Finizio and Mary Cabot worked this semester in their Family Consumer Science class with their Teacher – Ms. Oliver and community volunteers: Mrs. Houseknecht and Mrs. Chesley to learn about quilting. They worked together to create a S.S. School Spirit Quilt that will be displayed with pride in the main Lobby of the School! more >>
Make a Difference Project: South Seneca Middle School Students, Mary Cabot, Allie David and Matt Kenyon worked with our younger students in the elementary building as  part of their reading service project.  As part of their required social studies 7 & 8 classes, South Seneca Middle School students are asked to participate in a "Make A Difference Project", where they find opportunities to serve the public good.  In December, Allie, Matt and Mary spent the day reading to and listening to our Elementary students read.  They focused on helping younger students get excited about reading and being reading role models for them.  We are looking forward to making even more connections with our Elementary classes to send more middle school students ... more >>
Hour of Code: Fewer schools teach computer science than ten years ago, that is hard to imagine with computers being almost everywhere we turn. Severely underrepresented are girls and minorities.  Students learned the basic concepts with drag and drop programming. This is a great first step on a journey to learn more about how technology works and how to create software applications.   The Hour of Code, with over 100 partners is hoping to spread the movement.  Computer science has been on the homepages of Google, MSN, Yahoo! and Disney. President Obama wrote his first line of code last year as part of the campaign and every Apple Store in the world hosted an Hour of Code.   That is why every fifth grade student at South Seneca Elementary School joined the largest ... more >>
Snow Coming: South Seneca Elementary Student Council sponsored a Snow Coming week to get the students into the holiday spirit. To get everyone excited, the event was kicked off with an Extreme Sweater Day; all were encouraged to wear an ugly Christmas sweater. The other themes were white out Monday- to dress in as much white as possible and Festive Tuesday- to wear the most festive winter clothing. Student Council members took some photos of those that dressed for the Snow Coming.   more >>



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