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Oconee County Job Fair

posted Aug 14, 2019, 6:41 AM by Nickie Powell

Oconee County Job Fair

Seneca High School Welcomes New Band Director

posted Aug 4, 2019, 8:58 PM by Nickie Powell

Tyler & Makayla Scarabino, Band and Colorguard Directors
               Bobcat Nation would like to welcome Tyler Scarabino as our Director of Bobcat Bands.  Mr. Scarabino likes to describe himself as an active teacher, arranger, and visual designer.  Mr. Scarabino holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Limestone College in Gaffney, SC and is currently pursuing his Masters in Music Education from the University of Florida. Mr. Scarabino comes to us as serving as Director of Bands at Saluda High School and most recently held the titles of Director of Music at Clifdale Elementary as well as Percussion Coordinator at Boiling Springs High School. Throughout his career, Mr. Scarabino’s wind and percussion ensembles have received numerous Superior and Excellent ratings at the 2A, 4A, & 5A SCBDA Marching contests as well as in Grade II, IV, & V at Concert Performance Assessment.

In 2018, Mr. Scarabino helped lead the Saints Percussion to become a WGI World Championship Finalist in the Percussion Independent A Class. In addition, Mr. Scarabino has led his groups to finals at many Bands of America events including Class Champions in 2016. In 2018, Tyler helped charter the D2 Indoor Marching Unit that finished 2nd Place in SCBDA Indoor State Championships and prior to these experiences, Mr. Scarabino was the Percussion Coordinator at Laurens District 55 High School where his indoor percussion unit won the 2014 SCBDA AA Indoor State Championship. As a performer, Mr. Scarabino has marched at the DCI, WGI, & BOA levels with numerous ensembles.

Mr. Scarabino’s wife, Makayla Scarabino, will also be joining us as an elementary school teacher at Blue Ridge Elementary School.  Mrs. Scarabino will serve as the Colorguard and Winterguard director for Bobcat Bands.  Mrs. Scarabino holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from The University of South Carolina Upstate in Spartanburg, SC where she served as a South Carolina CERRA Teaching Fellow. Makayla comes to us from Saluda Elementary School and most recently held the titles of Director of Guard at Saluda High School and Boiling Springs High School. She previously was an assistant at James F. Byrnes High School and Spring Valley High School. Mrs. Scarabino currently holds the title of Visual Caption Head at Saints Percussion.

Mrs. Scarabino brings a wealth of colorguard experience to Seneca as a past member of Byrnes High School Colorguard and Winterguard programs (2009-2013) and Etude Winterguard (2014-2018). As a performer with Etude Winterguard, in 2014 the ensemble was awarded WGI Independent Open Fan Favorite, in 2015 the ensemble was awarded the WGI Independent Open Silver Medal and WGI Independent Open Fan Favorite, and in 2018 finished tenth overall as a WGI Independent World Class Finalist.

Both Mr. & Mrs. Scarabino are excited to be a part of the Seneca High School family as we are excited to have them with us!

2019 Seneca Football Schedule

posted Aug 4, 2019, 8:42 PM by Nickie Powell

2019 SHS Football Schedule

El Camino to Clemson Event

posted Aug 4, 2019, 8:35 PM by Nickie Powell

El Camino to Clemson
All Hispanic/Latino Students in grades 9-12 are invited to this annual event to tour the Clemson University campus, meet with faculty, staff, representatives from each college, and Hispanic/ Latinx student organizations.

Clemson University, in collaboration with Admissions and various Latinx-based organizations, will invite Hispanic/Latinx students and families from high schools all over the country to spend a day Clemson University and discuss the importance of education. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with current Clemson students, faculty and staff while learning about the transition from high school to college.

2019-2020 School Supply List

posted Aug 4, 2019, 8:30 PM by Nickie Powell

2019-2020 School Supply List

2019-2020 Registration Dates & Times

posted Jul 9, 2019, 12:46 PM by Nickie Powell

Student Registration
Registration for the 2019-2020 school year will take place on the following dates/times:

Wednesday, July 31st:
Seniors: 8-11
Juniors: 12-3

Thursday, August 1st:
Sophomores: 8-11
Freshmen: 12-3

Late Registration: Tuesday, August 6 from 8-11

New students (did not attend SHS or SMS last year) can register at any of these times in the Guidance office.  

Everyone is encouraged to complete the online registration found on the SDOC website prior to coming in for registration or new student enrollment.  

End of Semester 2 Testing Schedule

posted May 21, 2019, 6:42 AM by Nickie Powell   [ updated May 21, 2019, 6:43 AM ]

SHS S2 Testing Schedule

Spring Chorus Concert

posted May 21, 2019, 6:42 AM by Nickie Powell   [ updated May 21, 2019, 6:53 AM ]

Spring Chorus Concert
The Seneca High School Choral Department will be presenting their spring concert on Tuesday, May 21 at 8:00pm.  The program will feature the Mixed Chorus, Honors Women’s Chorus, Honors Chorale and Madrigal Singers.  

The concert will open with the Madrigal Singers singing the Jamie O’Neal classic “When I Think About Angels”, featuring Emma Shirley and Sterling Hamilton, “Toxic” featuring Ellie Cannon and made famous by Britney Spears, “Superstition” made popular by Stevie Wonder and “I Lived” by OneRepublic.  The men of the group will sing “The Longest Time” featuring John Broom and written by Billy Joel.

The Mixed Chorus will sing “Antiphonal Cantate” and “City of Stars” from the hit movie La La Land.  The girls will sing “Inscription of Hope” by Stroope.

The select Honors Women’s Chorus will combine with the female voices from the Honors Chorale to perform their SC State Festival pieces entitled “Songbird” by Quartel and “No Time” arranged by Brumfield.   The Honors Women’s Chorus will also sing “Never Enough” from The Greatest Showman and “Brighter than the Sun”.

The award-winning Honors Chorale will close the concert with their two festival selections and also “Shallow” featuring Austin Mauldin and Caroline Crowe and close with a special senior tribute and song entitled “Runnin’ Home to You” from The Flash with soloist Ethan Williams.

The Honors Chorale and Honors Women’s Chorus recently competed at the South Carolina State Choral Assessment.  Both choirs received a “Superior with Distinction” rating, the highest rating earned at the State Choral Assessment event.  The Seneca High School Choral Program also earned an Outstanding Performance Award which is offered to choral programs that excelled in all state choral events from the past school year.

Ms. Diane McFarlane is director of the choral ensembles.  Mrs. Masheila Cobb is the accompanist.  Mrs. Felicia Leroy, Seneca High School Principal, will provide the welcome.

The Seneca High School Spring Choral Concert will take place at Seneca Baptist Church.  Admission is free and open to the public.  

SHS Football 2019 Spring Game

posted May 21, 2019, 6:41 AM by Nickie Powell   [ updated May 21, 2019, 7:00 AM ]

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The 2019 Seneca High School football Spring Game will be held Friday, May 24th at 6:00pm at Seneca High on Coach Tom Bass Field. Admission is free to the public. We hope you can attend!

Seneca Choral Program Outstanding Performance Award

posted May 21, 2019, 6:41 AM by Nickie Powell   [ updated May 21, 2019, 6:56 AM ]

Gregory Pittman, President of the SCMEA Choral Division, recognized Seneca High School's choral program for consistently demonstrating excellence in choral music performance and pedagogy during the 2018-2019 school year. The program earned SCMEA Choral Division's highest honor, the Outstanding Performance Award.

Congratulations to Seneca High School's choral program and Ms. McFarlane on earning such an honor.

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