Defending the Stanley Cup: 2016-17 Pittsburgh Penguins

Defending the Stanley Cup: 2016-17 Pittsburgh Penguins

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

October 22, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Emotions will be in the air throughout the 2016-2017 season when the Pittsburgh Penguins attempt to defend their 2015-2016 Stanley Cup. For the first time in their new venue, the Pittsburgh Penguins will get to raise a Stanley Cup banner. However, in an unusual turn of events, it became clear that C...

The Time to Complete the FAFSA is Getting Closer

The Time to Complete the FAFSA is Getting Closer

Caila Rentz, Staff Writer

October 22, 2016


Filed under School News, Showcase

If you don’t know what the FAFSA is, look no further. The PHEAA states that the FAFSA is the form you fill out to “qualify for almost all types of financial aid including federal, state, local, and private grants and scholarships.” The acronym FAFSA stands for The Free Application for Federal...

SV Athletic Field Renovations a Success

SV Athletic Field Renovations a Success

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016


Filed under School News, Showcase

Seneca Valley’s athletic fields have finally received much-needed overhauls. As reported last year by the Seneca Scout, the football stadium, baseball field, softball field, and the dual soccer and lacrosse practice field each underwent dramatic renovations. After the baseball and softball field re...

San Francisco quarterback kneels during national anthem

San Francisco quarterback kneels during national anthem

Katie Clark, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


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Colin Kaepernick, the backup quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, is choosing to kneel during the national anthem. His decision to sit during the anthem is a protest of America’s treatment of African Americans and other minorities. Kaepernick has faced backlash of people accusing him of being...

What You Need to Know About the New iPhone 7

What You Need to Know About the New iPhone 7

Ben Snell, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Apple officially announced the release of its newest flagship product. Apple CEO, Tim Cook, told the audience at Bill Graham Civic in San Francisco, "We have created the world's most advanced smartphone – the best iPhone we have ever created. This is iPhone 7." Now, what exactly makes it the...

Seniors on SV Pom Pons team prepare to participate for the last year

Seniors on SV Pom Pons team prepare to participate for the last year

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

The 2017 school year marks the end of an era for seniors on the Seneca Valley Pom Pons team. Seneca Valley is noted for their school pride and abundance of activities and extracurricular programs. As with every activity, the Seneca Valley Pom Pons team consists of many different grade levels, including...

Seneca Valley seniors prepare for their last year of high school

Seneca Valley seniors prepare for their last year of high school

Caila Rentz, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

The 2016- 2017 school year has begun. A new year means making fast adjustments, such as waking up earlier and attempting to cram after school jobs, activities, homework, and studying into the limited seven or eight hours before students go to sleep. Seniors have it even worse. According to coll...

SV Student Makes a Great Catch at Giants Game

September 20, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Video

Seneca Scout's very own Joe Demeis makes a diving catch at a San Francisco Giants game on August 4, 2016.

Remembering September 11, 2001

Remembering September 11, 2001

Sarah Ierino, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

This past Sunday marked the fifteenth anniversary of the horrible tragedy that was September 11, 2001. The whole nation had a moment of silence out of respect for the thousands of people that lost their lives on that busy New York City day. There were documentaries on television, broadcasts o...

Raiders JV1 Hockey Poised For Big Season

Raiders JV1 Hockey Poised For Big Season

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

September 9, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Agony. Heartbreak. Those are the only words that can describe how the 2015-2016 season ended. After coasting through their 17-game regular season to the tune of a 12-3-2 record, the Raiders top junior varsity hockey team finished in second place just behind rival North Allegheny, as mentioned by the...

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