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Falcon Family Festival: Falcon Family Festival at South Seneca Central Schools   Join us Thursday, October 19 at the South Seneca Middle School/High School starting at 6 p.m. for the Falcon Family Festival!   This open house will bring together the school with community organizations and businesses. It is open to all community members, we hope to see you there!   more >>
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    by contacting: Brenda Register (607) 279-0343   bregister@southseneca.org more >>
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) more >>
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. ... more >>
Passport Day 2017: ***SAVE THE DATE!!***   YORKER'S CLUB COMMUNITY PASSPORT DAY November 11 At South Seneca HS Library 12 - 1PM   Seneca County Clerk Tina Lotz will be here to process passport applications. Cost: $110 for adults and kids age 16 and older $80 children under 16   To apply for your passport: If you are 18 and older bring with you…. Your checkbook Your application filled out BUT NOT SIGNED an original birth certificate (with a raised seal) photo ID 2 2x2 passport photos already taken (RiteAid, Walmart, CVS)  If you are 16-17 bring with you.... 1 parent and their checkbook your passport application filled out BUT NOT SIGNED photo ID if you have ... more >>
Doug's Fish Fry: Wednesday, September 27 more >>
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 more >>
South Seneca Pre-K Class of 2017: Congratulations to the 2017 Pre-K class! We are excited to see you next year in kindergarten. more >>
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, ... more >>
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.   more >>
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 more >>
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 ... more >>
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 ... more >>
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 ... more >>
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.   more >>
Chicken BBQ: Benefit the Class of 2020 & Trap Shooting Club Date : Sunday, May 21, 2017 Time : 12:00-sold out Place : Interlaken Fire Station more >>
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 ... more >>
Strawberry Festival Fun Run: Strawberry Festival 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 more >>
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, ... more >>
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 >>

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Mr. Stephen Parker Zielinski, Superintendent

7263 Main Street
Ovid, NY 14521
Phone: (607) 869-9636
Fax: (607) 869-2529