SV Holds Fifth Annual STEM Fair

Jacob Bryant, Staff Writer

March 4, 2017


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On Thursday, February 23, Seneca Valley held its annual STEM Fair in the Senior High School gymnasium.  2017 marks the fifth year of Seneca Valley holding a STEM Fair.  There are students who, as seniors this school year, have now participated in all five SV STEM Fairs. The STEM Fair is a long-term...

QPA revision committee makes plans to change the current system

Sydney Gibson, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


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In the past few weeks, the Seneca Valley Senior high school has created a committee comprised of central office administrators, parents, teachers, school counselors, principals and two SV students to revise the way Seneca calculates QPA. The change could potentially benefit students by increasing their...

Preparing for prom

Preparing for prom

Sarah Ierino, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


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The 2017 Seneca Valley Senior Prom will be here before we know it, and the seniors are starting-- or not starting-- their preparation for the big night. When it comes to prom, there are a lot of things that go into it. There is the question of where you will eat, who will be in your group, what ...

Seneca Senior High School Starts New Olweus Program

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff writer

March 1, 2017


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Seneca Valley’s improved C.A.R.E. or Olweus program will begin during the first few weeks of March. This comes as a surprise, given that Seneca’s Senior high school has not participated in the Olweus program during the 2016-2017 school year. This is, according to Mr. Butchle, is due to the school...

Seneca Valley chronicles its history and progression with release of Annual Report

Seneca Valley chronicles its history and progression with release of Annual Report

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


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Earlier this week the Seneca Valley School District released another reason to celebrate its 50th anniversary with its 2015-2016 Annual Report. The report, which can be found on the official Seneca Valley website and can be viewed there online, reviews the entire school year and everything that the great...

Seneca Swim and Dive gear up for WPIAL competition

Seneca Swim and Dive gear up for WPIAL competition

Katie Clark, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

The Seneca Valley Swimming and Diving team is gearing up for the WPIAL Swimming and Diving competition. Diving WPIALs take place on Saturday, February 25 for AAA schools.  Seneca Valley divers competing at WPIALs are Alex Laslavic, Katelyn Caccamo, Dylan Boyd, Meghan Keppler, Peyton Moore, and Maddie...

SV adds brand new coffee bar for students

Patrick Inman, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


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Seneca Valley has graced students with a surprising new addition in the form of a coffee shop named 'Grounds for thoughts.' As students, we have all been through the Monday morning struggle. Getting up during the early hours after a relaxing weekend can seem like a task that is impossible. As a result...

New 2017-2018 school year bell schedule

New 2017-2018 school year bell schedule

Sarah Ierino, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


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There has been a lot of talk and a lot of opinions going around about the new bell schedule planned for next year. The new bell schedule planned to be implemented next year involves the changing of the length of the periods, the change of the amount of time we stay in activity period, and the amount of t...

Varsity basketball stuns Pine-Richland

Varsity basketball stuns Pine-Richland

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


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Significant, monumental, and pivotal are the best three adjectives that could describe what went down at Seneca Valley this past Friday, February 3. Two teams trending in nearly polar opposite directions were set to clash in the William Paul Gymnasium in Harmony, on the campus of Seneca Valley. ...

Nine Period School Day

Jacob Bryant, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


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Since last school year it has been common knowledge that renovations of the unnamed bridge over the Little Connoquenessing Creek would affect the school year, significantly lengthening the summer from its usual duration.  In addition to that, however, a change to the daily schedule will also be made. Under...

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