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Movie Matinee Movie Matinee: #ChooseKind
Kid Film Lab Kid Film Lab: The Ford Memorial Library presents a winter break session of Kid Film Lab
Cornell Cooperative Extension Helps Bring Local Food to our Cafeteria Cornell Cooperative Extension Helps Bring Local Food to our Cafeteria: The Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) is helping South Seneca cafeterias serve students more local produce through the Farm to School program.   The program began in 2016 and is supported by funding from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets through CCE. A recently secured second round of funding will carry the effort forward for two more years.   Every few months, CCE staff meet with Kathy Bishop, the South Seneca Food Service Supervisor, to develop the menu for Farm to School days. The goal is that at least one Thursday each month the menu will be made entirely from ingredients grown and processed in New York State. With the help of the Farm to School grant, Seneca County CCE is able to help source and deliver the produce to South Seneca ...
Winter 2018 Falcon Four Award Winners Announced Winter 2018 Falcon Four Award Winners Announced: A “Falcon Four” award recognizes the contributions of students who help create a positive learning environment in their school community by exhibiting and promoting responsibility, kindness, respect and safety.   UPK recipients: Morgan McIlroy, Delaney Spicer, Kendell Oberbeck, Ellamae McLaughlin, Isaiah Jensen, Mason Lott, Daniel Barlow, Gianna Pullano, Hailey Hoad   Kindergarten recipients: Hayden Benjamin, Peyton Babineaux, Reyne Sneckenburg, Addison Robenolt, Michael Stetson, Blaine Couch, Brody David, Addyson Prentice, Johnny Rundell, Daniel Tostanoski, Lincoln Vonderchek, Aubrey Swanson, Analeigh Mead, Addison Hayes, Cata Beeching-Nye, Claire Parry, Colton Ransear, Darby Stannard, Easton Porter, Jazlyn Lopez, Judah Porter, Kelsey Hale-Schrader, Thomas Wellin, ...
CSforALL Consortium and South Seneca Develop Technology Education CSforALL Consortium and South Seneca Develop Technology Education: The South Seneca School District is taking steps along with an organization called the CSforALL Consortium to advance computer science education for all students.   The CSforALL Consortium is a national hub that works to enable all students to achieve computer science literacy as an integral part of their educational experience at all age levels. This year, the CSforALL consortium teamed up with TST BOCES and Cornell to help bring this mission to the region and support school districts in developing their computer science curriculum.   A generous grant from by Dell, totaling $140,000, has provided TST BOCES and component districts such as South Seneca access to a variety of cutting edge technology that can be implemented into any grade level’s curriculum. Some of the ...
In Athletics In Athletics: Come out and support our Senior players and their teams!! Thursday  February 8th- Boys Basketball Senior Night. (7:30 pm) Wednesday February 14th- Girls Basketball Senior Night. (7:30 pm)
Community Conversations Community Conversations: Is life overwhelming, stressful or hectic? Do you need a little time for yourself? Join us for  Coffee, Conversation, Connection  
Support for Hannah Podgorny Support for Hannah Podgorny: The senior class wants to support Hannah Podgorny as she works through some medical issues so they created a T shirt .  The design was developed by Marris Eck-Ose (senior) and produced by Sleeman Design (assisted by Rebecca Gilfus). The t-shirt is deep purple (Hannah's favorite color) and has a quote from Hannah's favorite actress and humanitarian, Audrey Hepburn.    The cost for the shirts are $15 for adult sizes and $10 for youth sizes.  The price is just for cost.  There are order forms in the Ovid office with Karen Denmark and Interlaken with Doris Jennings.  The senior class will be donating shirts to the Rundell family.     The first orders will be sent out to print on Thursday afternoon.  If ...
Teaching Environmental Science Through Fly Fishing Teaching Environmental Science Through Fly Fishing: South Seneca Elementary students in the Extended Day program had a chance to learn about their environment by fly fishing.   Through a program called “Children in the Stream,” inspired by a training conference of the same name hosted by Dr. Michael Jabot and Alberto Rey at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute, fifth grade science teacher Ms. Liz McCheyne uses fly fishing as a structure to teach environmental science and conservation.   Students learned to identify aquatic macroinvertebrates to determine the health of a body of water. Fly tying helped students learn about the stages of insect development that lures are meant to mimic. They were able to visit a local, privately owned pond to learn casting and practice fishing. Fishing supplies were provided with support ...
Using Multiplayer Classroom Games to Encourage Learning Using Multiplayer Classroom Games to Encourage Learning: Mrs. Karen Sanchez has implemented collaborative classroom quiz games to engage students in her Spanish classes in an exciting, new way.   Quizlet Live and Quizizz are interactive games that are designed to provide an active and fun approach to class material. Students compete in real time, either individually or on teams, for the highest score on subjects being studied.   “Since I don't use a textbook for my courses, these activity websites allow me to easily customize them to our curriculum,” Mrs. Sanchez said. “I have used them for everything from basic vocabulary and grammar to sentence structure and even literary analysis.”   Both games allow users to search from existing sets made by educators on a wide variety of subjects and topics, ...
Paint & Wine Party Paint & Wine Party: Sunday, February 11th 5-7 pm Thirsty Owl Wine Company Proceeds to benefit the  FORD LIBRARY EXPANSION PROJECT
School Avoidance/Anxiety Summit School Avoidance/Anxiety Summit:   We Need Your Voice and Help!   Family Members, Students, School Staff, Providers and Community Members are encouraged to attend.
Testing Schedule January 22-24 Testing Schedule January 22-24: Follow this link to view High School testing and activities scheduled for the week of January 22-26.
SSCS Weight Room SSCS Weight Room: Evening hours- The Weight Room will be open to staff and community members Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 5:30-7:30
The Duke's Ball The Duke's Ball: The South Seneca Falcon Players and the South Seneca Falcon Music Boosters have created a new scholarship to honor the memory and legacy of long time music teacher and community member Robert "Duke" Gerlach, who passed away last spring.   We are excited to have created a new and unique way to raise money to support this scholarship as well.
Falcon Players Production Falcon Players Production: Dec. 1st, 2nd and 3rd~ Come and join the South Seneca Falcon Players for some traditional holiday Peanuts Gang fun in: ‘Tis The Seasons Charlie Brown! This fall production includes our most beloved Peanuts Gang in the pumpkin patch; having Thanksgiving dinner together and finding “what Christmas is all about Charlie Brown”! These holiday treasures will also include a holiday sing along with the audience and a visit from “you know, Santa Clause and ho, ho, ho and mistletoe…” all in true Peanuts fashion! See Details below... and email or call Tina Bauder to reserve tickets!
Falcon Four Award Winners Falcon Four Award Winners: Fall 2017 Falcon Four Award Winners Announced   A “Falcon Four” award recognizes the contributions of students who help create a positive learning environment in their school community by exhibiting and promoting responsibility, kindness, respect and safety.   UPK recipients: Olivia Acker, Joshua Borst, Sophia Parker, Jackson Jennings, Ana Carpenter, Lincoln Church, Ethan Wetmore, Marni Millerd   Kindergarten recipients : Hayden Benjamin, Peyton Babineaux, Addison Robenolt, Zoey Rappleye, Reyne Sneckenburg, Danielle Nelson, Ethan Aman, David Jensen, Cata Beeching-Nye, Claire Parry, Easton Porter, Judah Porter, Kelsey Hale-Schrader, Thomas Wellin, Olivia Want, Darby Stannard, Brody David, Hunter Jones, Analeigh Mead, Addyson Prentice, Johnny Rundell, ...
Fall Vocal Showcase Fall Vocal Showcase: Come enjoy our Fall Vocal Showcase on November 15 at 7 p.m. in the Ovid Auditorium!   Hear South Seneca students and faculty sing songs of their own choosing. Come hear song from Musicals such as Wicked, Finding Neverland, Man of La Mancha, Once Upon a Mattress and more, songs from the movies, Moana and Sleeping Beauty, and songs by Lady Gaga, Dolly Parton, Colbie Callait, Taylor Swift, Elvis Presley, Sam Smith, Nirvana and more!   The Falcon Music Boosters are raffling off a "Made in the Finger Lakes" basket that evening featuring products and gift cards from businesses in our Falcon Music home, featuring Finger Lakes Photographers Diane Dersch (also a former South Seneca Music Teacher) and Carrie Smalser, Lively Run Dairy ...
Chicken & Biscuit Dinner Chicken & Biscuit Dinner: Join the Lady Falcons Basketball Team for a   Chicken and Biscuit Dinner- BEST in the County When: Friday, November 10, 2017 Where: South Seneca Sportsman’s Club- Yarnell Road Time: 4:30-6:30 pm(or gone)    Cost: $10.00 $1.00 off for those that served or serve in our US Military
Community Passport Day Community Passport Day: ***SAVE THE DATE!!***   YORKER'S CLUB COMMUNITY PASSPORT DAY November 11 At South Seneca HS Library 12 - 1PM   Seneca County Clerk Tina Lotz will be here to process passport applications. Cost: $110 for adults and kids age 16 and older $80 children under 16   To apply for your passport: If you are 18 and older bring with you…. Your checkbook Your application filled out BUT NOT SIGNED an original birth certificate (with a raised seal) photo ID 2 2x2 passport photos already taken (RiteAid, Walmart, CVS)  If you are 16-17 bring with you.... 1 parent and their checkbook your passport application filled out BUT NOT SIGNED photo ...



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