Project Based Learning:
Mrs. Mosher’s 6 th Grade Science Uses Project Based Learning to Explore the Finger Lakes Region
Students in Mrs. Mosher’s sixth grade science class will be experiencing a new, student-driven curriculum as they use project based learning to guide their classwork.
Mrs. Mosher chose to completely revamp her lesson plan this year to utilize a different method of teaching. Project based learning is an approach in which students gain a deep understanding of content through active investigation, research and immersion into the topic through complex questions and problem solving.
Project based learning allows students to pick a topic to study and empowers them to seek out information and research the topic on their own. A project outline established ...
Lion King Trip:
SOUTH SENECA FALCON PLAYERS
Trip to see: The Lion King @ Shea’s Theatre in Buffalo, NY.
We are currently looking at the dates below as possibilities for our trip to see
The Lion King.
We cannot confirm and purchase tickets until we have a definite commitment and deposit from participants.
Possible trip dates (in order of priority):
Thursday, Dec. 21st —1pm Matinee (bus would leave Ovid School at approx. 10am and return at approx. 7:30pm).
Wednesday, Jan. 3rd – 7:30pm curtain (bus would leave Ovid School at approx. 3pm and return at approx. 12:00 Midnight).
Thursday, Jan. 4th – 7:30pm curtain (bus would leave Ovid School at approx. 3pm and return at approx. 12:00 Midnight). T
To participate you must turn in your initial permission ...
Class of 2018 Yard Sale:
South Seneca Class of 2018
Help raise $$$ for the class of 2018 by renting table(s) or making donations
Saturday--October 28 th --8am - 2pm
Atrium of the SSCS Ovid Campus
(1) 8’ table $ 8
(2) 8’ tables $14
(3) 8' tables $18
Proceeds to benefit Class of 2018
Drop-off donations or reserve table(s)
by Wednesday--October 25th
Brenda Register (607) 279-0343 email@example.com
Open House Chicken BBQ:
South Seneca Yorkers Club
Open House Chicken BBQ
Celebrate the beginning of the school year with a fabulous dinner!
Join us before the HS/MS Open House!
Thursday, October 19th, 4 - 6pm
Ovid HS Lower Cafeteria
Eat-in or carry out
$10 for a whole dinner!!
Chicken BBQ, salt potatoes, cole slaw, dessert and a roll!
Tickets available from Yorkers Club members.
Proceeds to benefit club members traveling to
Central Europe in March 2018.
Dinners prepared by Ace Automatics Inc. (Formerly Manhill Food Service)
Elementary School Class Visited by University Student from Japan:
Mrs. Perry’s 2 nd grade class has had a chance to spend time learning from Miharu Suda, a student from Tokyo Gakugei University, while she visited America.
Miharu is studying in Japan to be an English teacher, and has been using her summer break between semesters to teach and learn from students at South Seneca Elementary.
To coincide with Miharu’s visit, Mrs. Perry incorporated activities and curriculum inspired by Japanese culture into her class’s lesson plan. With Miharu’s help the students made origami animals, learned some basic Japanese vocabulary and learned about life in Japan.
"These three weeks are a very precious time for me,” Miharu said. “I can now know how to teach children in 2 nd Grade in America. ...
Apply For Universal Pre-k:
Apply for Universal Pre-K!
Must be 4 years of age before December 1, 2017
Out of district students accpeted
Anyone with questions can call the elementary school at 607.869.9636 x4154
South Seneca Seniors Graduating with Honors:
With the 2016-2017 school year drawing to a close, the hard work of South Seneca seniors is on display as they prepare for the next chapter in their lives.
13 seniors will be graduating with honors, having achieved a GPA of 88 or higher.
Three students are graduating summa cum laude this year. Adam Wagner plans to attend Cornell University next year to study viticulture and enology. Krystofer Mosher will be attending Corning Community College to study engineering science. Cameron Vanselow looks to attend SUNY Delhi to study veterinary science technology, with plans to go on to Cornell University for post-graduate work.
Jordan Albrecht will be graduating magna cum laude. There are also five students graduating cum laude: Sarah Albro, Kelsey Shaulis, Ryley Rasmussen, ...
South Seneca Trap Club:
South Seneca’s Trap Club is our fastest growing club!!
Open to all students 8 th through 12 th grade.
SEE A PREVIEW VIDEO HERE!
Sign-ups will take place in the fall. Competition in the New York State Clay Target League happen in the spring.
“Safety, Marksmanship, and Fun” are the motto of the Trap Club. No experience necessary!!
See www.nyclaytarget.com for more details on the web.
See Mr. Barkee, the business teacher, for more details in school.
Ovid Idol Talent Show:
Do you have a hidden (or not so hidden) talent? Want to show it off and help charity at the same time?
Sign up for the 3rd Annual Ovid Idol!
Audience will vote for their favorite act by putting a dollar (or more) in your jar. The winner's charity will receive all money collected! The winner will also perform again on Saturday, June 17th at the Strawberry Festival.
Rules are simple:
Act MUST be family friendly
Acts should be 3 minutes long or under
You must choose a local charity to support
To sign up email: Ovididol@gmail.com with the following info:
Name of person(s) in act
What the act will be
What local charity you will be supporting
Your contact information
South Seneca seniors receive awards, scholarships:
Thousands of dollars in scholarships and several accolades were given to South Seneca seniors who demonstrated academic achievement, leadership and character during their last year of high school.
The 2017 South Seneca Senior Class Awards brought proud parents, guests, school staff members and award presenters to the middle school-high school auditorium to honor all of the seniors’ accomplishments. A monetary award accompanied a majority of the recognitions, while others were presented as plaques, certificates of achievement and one included a drill set.
Some of the special honors included: recognition as members of the Falcon Players, artistic achievement, community service, highest achievement in Jazz, highest average in math and history, school spirit, outstanding ...
South Seneca NHS Welcomes 12 new members:
Scholarship, service, leadership and character exhibited throughout school and the community led several South Seneca students to become inducted into the high school’s chapter of the National Honor Society.
A recent ceremony was held in the high school auditorium where Principal Tim Houseknecht said he was impressed with the 12 inductees’ attitude, school spirit and academic accomplishments that prepared them for the special honor. Current NHS President Cameron Vanselow welcomed guests and other NHS members explained the significance of the group’s emblem, torch and the four aforementioned wardens in a candlelight ceremony.
Guest speaker and social studies teacher Felicia Woodard offered inductees words of inspiration, as she spoke about the power ...
South Seneca underclassmen earn honors:
Dozens of South Seneca High School students were recently recognized for their active participation and extraordinary academic performance throughout the 2016-2017 school year.
Students in grades nine through 11 received honors during the annual Undergraduate Awards ceremony in the school’s auditorium. Teachers commended their stellar students for their commitment, courage and character displayed all year.
Guests filled the auditorium and offered cheers and applause as each name for over 200 awards was called. Principal Tim Houseknect shook hands with each recipient, some of whom earned multiple honors. Academic star in high school health awards were given to Samantha Povero, Annabelle MacIntosh, Aliyah Reed and Aryanna Zona, while the academic star in wellness ...
Local Food Pantries:
Stamping out hunger in South Seneca! Local food pantries open and available each week:
Interlaken Reformed Church Main St Interlaken
Open each Friday from 3-6 PM
Lodi Presbyterian Church Rt 414 Lodi
Open each Saturday from 3-5 PM
Ovid Federated Church Main St Ovid
Open each Monday from 10 am - 1PM.
Ovid also has a mobile food truck that comes every other Tuesday with a great deal of fresh food.
The mobile pantry is open to all. The next truck will be May 30th and then June 13th and 27th.
They are open from 3-5 PM.
Benefit the Class of 2020 & Trap Shooting Club
Date : Sunday, May 21, 2017
Time : 12:00-sold out
Place : Interlaken Fire Station
IDA and Chamber to Hold Strategic Planning Meetings:
The Seneca County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) and the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce today announced that two planning meetings will take place next month to kick-start the development of a strategic economic development plan for Seneca County.
The two entities announced their intentions to join forces with the county on the initiative last month. The first joint meeting will take place from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, in the cafeteria at South Seneca High School, 7263 Main St., in Ovid. The second will take place the following week, from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, at Seneca County Health and Senior Services Building, 31 Thurber Drive, Waterloo. The public is encouraged to attend both meetings.
Seneca County Manager John Sheppard said the economic development ...
Strawberry Festival Fun Run:
The BERRY FUN RUN/Walk 5k
When: Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 8:00am
Start: Ovid Fire House Brown St., Ovid, NY 14521
This is a FUN RUN, we are not keeping an official time. Please come out and support the Class of 2022 and challenge yourself and others to be healthy.
1-mile Fun Run for kids (ages 5 to 12) $5.00! Friday, June 16th at 7pm, Ovid Fire House registration begins at 6:30pm
To register by mail fill in the fields below or print out this form from our website ovidstrawberryfestival.com
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: Jordan Albertson, Kelsey Hale-Schrader, David Jensen, Lincoln Vanderchek, Ava McMahon, Hunter Jones, Alden Stark, Raymond Wright, Johnny Rundell, Ethan Aman, Isabella Hardwick, Analeigh Mead, Danielle Nelson
Kindergarten recipients: Silas Buisch, Bailey Crawford, John Holford, Charles Chase, Emily Williamson, Angel Furman, Julian Travers, Jayden Rosa, Julia Albro, Kailey Dobbie , Reese Holmberg, Sophia Jennings, Kennedy Basher, Lacey Clark, Chloe Cooper, James Kampnich, Leigha McGuire, Auburn Mitchell, Nadja Paparone, ...