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Seneca Football to Host Round 1 of Playoffs

posted Nov 4, 2019, 8:04 AM by Nickie Powell

Seneca Football
The Seneca Varsity Football team will host Chesnee for Round 1 of the 3A football playoffs on Friday, November 8th at 7:30 P.M. Admission to the game will be $8. No passes other than South Carolina High School League Passes will be accepted. Come out and support the Bobcats!

Seneca Senior High School Open House November 5th 4:00-6:00 P.M.

posted Oct 31, 2019, 8:03 AM by Nickie Powell

Please join us for Open House on Tuesday, November 5th from 4:00-6:00 P.M.
Open House Information

2019 Athletic Hall of Fame Class & Reception Information

posted Oct 31, 2019, 7:59 AM by Nickie Powell   [ updated Nov 1, 2019, 10:52 AM ]

Seneca Senior High School

Athletic Hall of Fame

2019

Class Information

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 Seneca Senior High School is proud to announce the 11th Class of the Athletic Hall of Fame.

Hall of Fame Night

Friday, November 1, 2019

Seneca vs. Pendleton Football Game (Ceremony will be held at halftime)

 

The 2019 two-member class includes Bobcat athletes, Mr. Clarence Kay (SHS Class of 1980) and Mr. Joe Don Reames (SHS Class of 1998).

Clarence Kay
Clarence Kay graduated from Seneca High School in 1980.  While at Seneca High School, Clarence earned letters in three varsity sports.  He earned four letters in football, four letters in basketball, and four letters in track.  As a member of the track team, Clarence was a three-time All-Region selection.  He was also named to the All-State team in 1980.  Clarence was a champion high jumper.  He was the 1978 Region Champion in the high jump; the 1978 and 1979 Upper State Champion in the high jump; and the 1978 State Champion in the high jump event.  As a member of the basketball team, Clarence was named to the All County team twice.  During his four years as a varsity football player for Seneca High School, Clarence was named to the All County team, All-State team, and the All-American team.  After graduation, Clarence played football at the University of Georgia from 1980-1984. During his four years at Georgia, he had 51 receptions for 727 yards and 5 touchdowns. Clarence went on to the NFL and played with the Denver Broncos for 10 years.  He was drafted in the seventh round.  In his NFL career, Clarence had 193 receptions for 2,136 yards and 13 touchdowns.


Joe Don Reames

Joe Don Reames graduated from Seneca High School in 1998.  Joe Don lettered in two varsity sports at Seneca High School.  He earned 4 football letters and five letters in baseball.  As a member of the baseball team, Joe Don was named to the All-Region team in 1997 and 1998.  He was also named the Region Player of the Year in 1998 and made the 1998 All State team.  Joe Don was selected to play in the North / South All-star game in 1998, and was named “Mr. Baseball” runner-up for the state.  As a member of the Seneca High School football team, Joe Don was a four-year starter at quarterback for the Bobcats.  In 1996, Joe Don threw for 1,489 yards and 18 passing touchdowns.  He also rushed for 943 yard, and 17 rushing touchdowns in leading the Bobcats to a 14-1 record.  The Bobcats won the 1996 Upper State Championship, averaging over 50 points per game.  In 1997, Joe Don was selected to the All-State team and selected to play in the North / South All Star game.  He was also the runner up for the “Mr. Football” award.  Joe Don finished his football career 43-10 as a starter:  his freshman year the Bobcats were 9-3; 11-3 his sophomore year; 14-1 his junior year; and 9-4 during his senior year.  Joe Don received a full scholarship to attend Clemson University to play football and baseball.  He lettered in Clemson football in 1999, 2000, and 2001.  In 2000, he was nationally ranked as a punt returner and was named the Special Teams MVP.  Joe Don also lettered his freshman year at Clemson University in baseball in 1999.  After graduating from Clemson University, Joe Don went on to play two years of minor league baseball.   He played in 2003 with the Texas Rangers minor league system, and in 2004, he played with the Tampa Bay Rays minor league system.

It is with tremendous pride that we add these two BOBCAT GREATS to the Seneca Senior High School Hall of Fame.

Please join us in the Seneca High School Bobcat Room for a reception honoring our 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees on Friday, November 1st at 6:00 P.M.

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University College Fair

posted Oct 23, 2019, 7:53 AM by Nickie Powell

FAMU College Fair
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University College Fair will take place at the Clemson Area African American Museum (214 Butler Street, Clemson, SC) on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 3:00 P.M. Come chat with FAMU recruiters, alumni, and leaders. Musical entertainment will be provided by Farell Scott, a FAMU Alum. For more information contact: Tracy Isham @ (864)356-6856 or Dr. Romando James @ (864)650-2891.

Varsity Football Game @ Crescent Rescheduled

posted Oct 22, 2019, 7:59 AM by Nickie Powell

Bobcat football
The Varsity Football Game at Crescent High School originally scheduled for this Friday, October 25th has been moved to Thursday, October 24th at 7:30pm due to unfavorable weather.

Flu Vaccination Clinic Information

posted Sep 24, 2019, 11:53 AM by Nickie Powell   [ updated Oct 15, 2019, 7:09 AM ]

Vaccine Poster
See below and attached for a letter from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control regarding flu shots

Dear Parent/Guardian:

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is working with your school district to provide flu shots at your child’s school this fall. It is important that all children get vaccinated every year.

There will be no cost to you or your child for the flu shot at school. If applicable, payment from Medicaid will be made to DHEC on your behalf.

If you would like your child to get a flu shot at school:

1.    Go to http://www.scdhec.gov/slvcconsent using your smartphone, computer or tablet and enter 13701005 as your validation code.

2.    Complete the online consent and submit to DHEC.

If your child is under the age of 9, he or she may need to get a second flu shot for the best protection. You will be notified if your child will need a second flu shot.

If your child does not receive the flu shot at school, please contact your child’s healthcare provider or health department to get the flu shot.

Sincerely,

Teresa A. Foo, MD, MPH, MBA

Medical Consultant, Immunization Division                                                              

Once you have submitted the online Parent Consent Form, please contact the DHEC Regional Immunization Office for your county before the scheduled vaccination clinic, if any of the following events occur:

  • There are any changes in your child’s health.
  • You decide you no longer want your child to receive the flu shot at school.

DHEC Regional Immunization Office Contact Information:

  • Allendale, Bamberg, Beaufort, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Hampton, Jasper, and Orangeburg counties: (843) 953-0080.
  • Aiken, Barnwell, Chester, Edgefield, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lexington, Newberry, Richland, Saluda, York counties: (803) 602-2073.
  • Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg, Union counties: (864) 596-2227 Ext. 246.
  • Chesterfield, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Sumter, Williamsburg counties: (843) 413-6404.

It's Time To Talk

posted Sep 24, 2019, 8:23 AM by Nickie Powell

It's Time To Talk
Join us at Seneca High School tonight at 6:00pm in the Auditorium as we address a difficult topic that affects so many people in our community and schools. Hear personal stories; learn about resources; meet counselors and mental health professionals; and participate in a Q & A session with our panel. Also, come out to the Blue Ridge Electric Co-Op Campus for a Hike for Hope on Saturday, September 28th from 9:00am-1:00pm.

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

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