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South Seneca students made honor roll last quarter: Congratulations to the South Seneca students who made honor roll last quarter!   Check out the list of accomplished students here. Keep up the good work!   more >>
Graduation Preparation: Are you ready for graduation? Follow this link to order graduation related items such as announcements and cap & gown sets. more >>
South Seneca Basketball: As the 2016-2017 basketball season comes to an end, we would like to thank the girls and coaches for an awesome year. You are exactly what South Seneca represents and we are lucky to have such great coaches and role models. May the following years bring the Falcons success and poise. Thank you for an awesome run! We are proud of all your accomplishments. more >>
Fish Fry Fundraiser: Thursday, March 30, 2017 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.   To Benefit: The South Seneca  7th Grade Class of 2022   Location: Ovid VFW Post 6200 7068 NY-96 #414, Ovid, NY 14521   To call and place orders until 4:00 Please call (607)423-5996 more >>
Second Quarter Honor Roll: Congratulations to the South Seneca students who made honor roll last quarter!   High Honor Roll:   6th grade – Brianna Ahouse, Simon Appleby, Ciera Babcock, Ella Barlow, Emily Crane, Luke Dendis, Coleton Dresser, Alysa Elder, Kendall Elliott, Christen Estell, Cody Garland, Hailey Houseknecht, Courtney Hunt, Ethan Laverack, Amya McLaughlin, Tyler Piccolo, Ella Robinson, Zackary Sherry, Karly Siccardi, Dakota Stewart, Caleb Sweet, Tessah Webb   7th gade – Natalia Anderson, Taylor Barkee, Joseph Borst, Mackenzie Bub, Isabella Burgos, Emily Conroy, Kylie Cornish, Jenika Halsey, Amelia Helfman, Allison Kenyon, Lilah Marchetta-Brewer, Chloe Shaulis, Abigal Singer   8th grade – Allen Aho, Hailey Crane, Braeden Cupp, Lukas Day, Harrison Eck, ... more >>
All-State Chorus: South Seneca is excited to announce the acceptance of two seniors, one junior, and one sophomore into Sr. High Area All-State Chorus.  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 in grades 10 through 12. Zone 3 is one of the largest zones in the state.  All of the participating South Seneca students contribute much to the Choral Music Department.  All participate in High School Chorus and have participated or currently participate in the award-winning, select ensemble, Vocal Jazz. Congratulations to: Sarah Albro, Soprano I, Treble Choir Julia Diamond, Soprano II, Mixed Chorus Madelyn Houck, Soprano I, Mixed Chorus Krystofer ... more >>
‘Kids Night Out’: The South Seneca Junior and Senior Honor Societies hosted elementary school students at the 8 th annual Kids Night Out for an evening of fun and excitement. The event is sponsored by the Honor Societies with the help of Elementary and Middle School art teacher Breana Copp.   Once everyone had arrived and been divided into groups, they bounced from activity to activity around the school. Stations had been set up with a number of activities from karaoke to face painting and were led by student volunteers. A total of 45 students volunteered to run the stations or be group leaders.   There were craft stations with students making paper Christmas trees or candy toboggans (made from chocolate bars and candy canes). Game rooms had “Christmas tree” stacking contests ... more >>
Merry-Go-Round Youth Theatre: Merry-Go-Round Youth Theatre Visits South Seneca   The Merry-Go-Round Youth Theatre travelled to South Seneca Elementary school to perform for fourth-grade classes a presentation titled “There Once Was a Longhouse.”   With a scale replica of a Haudenosaunee longhouse for a set, the performance is designed to educate students about the culture and life of the Iroquois people. Using a mixture of performance, participation and games the students are directly engaged, which kept the presentation lively and exciting.   The kids had a great time listening to traditional Haudenosaunee stories and learning about their culture. Seated at campfires representing the five nations of the Iroquois, the students participated in a number of activities based on Iroquois ... more >>
SS Students Love Reading: Three UPK classes walked from the South Seneca Elementary School to the Interlaken Public Library for a morning of fun and reading with Ms. Mimi recently.   The students were greeted by library staff and smiles as they gathered in the children’s section of the library for story time. Together, they read stories about the coming of winter and how bears and other animals prepare for the cold season.   Teachers Carly Hungerford, Katie Clemenson, Erin Harter and Danielle Sanders accompany their classes to make the trip once a month in order to encourage community involvement and to introduce them to learning resources available where they live. A number of parents came along for the trip as well, and parents are invited to join each month. more >>
Preparing for Higher Ed: CollegeNow, a program offering students the chance to earn college credit and give them a better understanding of higher learning, is helping South Seneca High School students prepare for life after high school.   The CollegeNow program is managed by Tompkins Cortland Community College. Students participating in the program earn concurrent enrollment credits by taking specific classes such as calculus or American history, which can be transferred to institutions across the nation.   English teacher Kate Remick teaches College Literature, which is one of 13 available course offerings for this school year. Remick’s course focuses on class discussion that she said fosters an environment where she and the students learn from one another. Some topics the class is focusing ... more >>
Mock Election: A few South Seneca Elementary classes decided to host their own mock presidential election on Election Day, November 8.   The youngsters created their own voting booths where they were able to cast their hypothetical ballots privately.   “Students received ‘I Voted’ badges after they voted,” said kindergarten teacher Kristine Hunt. “They wore them all day with pride.”   The students and teachers discussed the opportunity that the students will have to vote upon the age of 18 as a United States citizen. They also talked about the historical significance behind a female running for president for the first time in U.S. history.  more >>
Halftime Magazine: Congratulations to the Elementary Marching Falcons!  So many young band students growing into mature musicians were noticed this year by HalfTime Magazine.  Check out the article online to read about Elementary Marching Programs and our Falcons!  Be sure to see Mrs. DeGrave this year to sign up if you are in 4th - 6th Grade!  Our First Parade is the Homecoming Parade on Friday, September 30th at 5:30pm. Come out and see us march!   Check out the link: http://www.halftimemag.com/features/its-elementary-my-dear.html more >>
4th Quarter Honor Rolls Announced for South Seneca Middle/High School: The South Seneca Middle/High School recently announced several students who achieved honor roll status for the fourth quarter of the 2015-2016 school year.   The following students were named to the high honor roll: Sixth-grade : Natalia Anderson, Taylor Barkee, Joseph Borst, Mackenzie Bub, Isabella Burgos, Emily Conroy, Kylie Cornish, Kelsey Elliott, Jenika Halsey, Amelia Helfman, Allison Kenyon, Chloe Shaulis, Abigal Singer, Isabella VanHorn and Berlin Williams.   Seventh-grade : Allen Aho, Hailey Crane, Braeden Cupp, Lukas Day, Harrison Eck, Emma Fletcher, Lea Fletcher, Madeline Goldberg, Gage Halsey, Lucas Hooker, Nicholas Houck, Mya McCathran, Olivia Morton and Logan Shaulis.   Eighth-grade : Anastasia Adams-Compton, Ellen Appleby, Chamberlain Bauder, ... more >>
South Seneca Elementary Students Excel at Reading: South Seneca Elementary students were acknowledged for their reading efforts at a Summer Reading Kickoff Assembly hosted by the Reading Incentive Committee at the school. Reading Teachers Andrea Puls and Gennie Bartholomew recognized students who overall excelled at reading this year and also presented them with a gift. “ We like to give awards every year to kids who are really awesome reading group kids,” said Puls. “We say that they are ‘Read-awesome!’ They are responsible, put in tons of effort, have a great attitude and are just plain delightful to work with.” Students received points throughout the year for reading achievements. Students who earned over 100 reading points received award certificates. Catherine Fish set the new ... more >>
Graduation: Congratulations SSCS graduates! See more pictures here ! more >>
Flash Mob: Second-grade students of Mrs. Bedore's class surprised their peers with a flash mob dance on the last day of school!   more >>
Top Drawer 24 Team: Two South Seneca student-athletes selected to Top Drawer 24 team Two South Seneca Central School District athletes were among a select group of high school students who were recognized as members of this year’s Top Drawer 24 team. South Seneca juniors Sarah Albro and Adam Wagner were selected to the team, sponsored by The Odessa File, and comprised of exceptional student-athletes from school districts throughout the region. Albro played soccer, basketball and track for the Falcons, while Wagner was a standout athlete on the soccer and wrestling teams. They were honored alongside 22 other high school athletes during a June 6 ceremony in Watkins Glen. Family members, dignitaries and coaches attended the ceremony and lauded the student-athletes for their accomplishments on ... more >>
SSHS Students Earn Awards: Academic excellence, character and perseverance were in the spotlight as nearly 50 South Seneca Central School District students earned recognition during a recent ceremony. The high school students of the quarter were honored for their performance and work ethic across various subject areas. In the Beyond our Borders course, students Richard Thomas, Olivia Kampnich and Heidi Longley were presented with Academic Fortitude awards, while classmates Quinton Wormuth-Mundell, Makayla R. Dawson and Sarah Corning took home Conscientious Student awards. Most Improved honors were awarded to Jon Porter (Algebra 1), James Beers (Algebra 1) and Alexia Hartford (Pre-Algebra). Kimberly Mosher earned the Diligent Worker Award, while additional mathematics awards were presented to Madison Welch, ... more >>
South Seneca students celebrate EMS Week: Students from South Seneca Elementary School recently celebrated National Emergency Medical Services Week by learning about safety and emergency response protocol. Members of the South Seneca Volunteer Ambulance Corps met with students to discuss their job responsibilities and answer any questions posed by the students. The paramedics and emergency medical technicians explained the importance of calling 911 immediately and they also talked about what happens when an emergency call is made to the 911 center. “This is a great way to bring about awareness for our profession and show the kids some of the equipment that we use on a daily basis,” said Amanda Reed, a member of the ambulance crew. “By talking to them and showing them this equipment now, we hope they will ... more >>
Mock Crash Event: Mock crash teaches South Seneca students about the dangers of distracted driving. An educational collaboration between the South Seneca Central School District and area first responders provided students with a sobering lesson on distracted driving in advance of the summer season. Students watched as a mock accident scene unfolded near the tennis courts at South Seneca Middle/High School. Law enforcement personnel, paramedics, firefighters and a Life Net helicopter responded to the scene of the mock two-vehicle crash. As the scenario played out, emergency crews navigated through broken glass to pull victims from the wreck. Some were transported by ambulance, while the most seriously injured was taken to a trauma center via helicopter. The driver who caused the crash was evaluated ... more >>

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