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...

Where’s the Money?

Where’s the Money?

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


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As our seniors prepare to take on college this coming fall, one nagging issue can quickly sour the process: paying for said college experience. It's no secret that the rates charged by universities both public and private are absurdly high, but a shocking sticker price should not deter students from...

Varsity hockey gearing up for postseason run

Varsity hockey gearing up for postseason run

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017


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The stretch run is upon the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League, and the Seneca Valley Raiders varsity hockey team is looking to cement themselves in a good position. After Sunday’s PIHL Class AAA All-Star Game in Harmarville that encased three Raider skaters (Nic Raible, Chris Lipnicky, and...

Seneca Valley Middle School is once again a “School to Watch”

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017


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Seneca Valley continues to be honored with scholastic awards this year as its middle school has been re-designated as one of less than a dozen "Schools to Watch" in Pennsylvania. The National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform has named its 2017 Don Eichhorn "Schools to Watch" earlier last...

2017 SV Prom Fashion Show Makes Its Final Walk Down the Catwalk

2017 SV Prom Fashion Show Makes Its Final Walk Down the Catwalk

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

January 29, 2017


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Ladies and gentlemen, this year's Seneca Valley Prom Fashion Show will be the last and final show ever. It'll be co-hosted by Bella Seman and me, Joe Demeis. The annual event has been around for many years, but it became popular in 2014. Before then, Mrs. Weston ran it for while after Mr. Stebbins...

SV Students Screen Their Documentaries

Tommy Conroy, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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Every year, students in Mr. Dan McKosky's Documentary class work on one final project: an original documentary of their own. The project had to be 12-20 minutes long, contain 3 interviews, and focus on a challenging topic for the students. While it wasn't a requirement, Mr. McKosky encouraged students...

Seneca Valley begins its third nine weeks by being honored by the College Board

Seneca Valley begins its third nine weeks by being honored by the College Board

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


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The Advanced Placement District Honor Roll was released by College Board earlier this week and Seneca Valley School District has once again been named as a recipient. The seventh edition of the annual has honored only 433 schools from across the nation (and Canada), keeping Seneca Valley in rather distinguished...

SV’s artists

Tommy Conroy, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


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The arts in general are a field of great dispute, both in our education system, and our society. Careers in them- authors, painters, musicians, actors, etc.- are viewed as long shots, and countless parents encourage their children to find more "stable" jobs. By many, art is categorized as only a...

Digital Photography Class Expands SV Arts Department

Digital Photography Class Expands SV Arts Department

Jacob Bryant, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


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Students in grades ten and eleven at Seneca Valley had a long-anticipated new course option this year- Digital Photography 1. In previous years, photography has been incorporated into other art-based electives.  Courses such as graphic arts, video production, and other art-related classes include...

Various Seneca Programs Benefit from Education Improvement Grant

Various Seneca Programs Benefit from Education Improvement Grant

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


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While national and even state-wide financial grant systems have often been ridiculed in the past, the Seneca Valley Foundation is set to utilize and benefit from a very large sum of money via a state grant that it has received just this week. Five different academically rigorous classes at the Seneca...

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