Category Archives: Seneca

Seneca’s Hicks, McMullen & Hauser place at science fair

Several Seneca middle and high school students competed and placed at the Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) Science Fair on Tuesday, March 28. The fair was divided into two divisions, a junior division for grades fifth through eighth, and a senior division for grades ninth through 12th. In the senior division, Joshua Hicks placed third… Read More »

Seneca wants its money back

The Boehning Building dispute in Seneca is still very much unresolved when it comes to taxpayer money being refunded. “This whole thing has been just going on and on, and we are still in the process of getting them in court,” said James Altic, Seneca police chief. The Boehnings got their court date postponed for… Read More »

Students enjoying new 3D printers

Two seniors at the Seneca Learning Center (SLC) passed the HiSET exam in January and February. Josh Hulsey and Bailey Farmer will be graduating under the Missouri Options program for passing this exam. “The HiSET exam consists of five categories including reading, writing, social studies, math, and science,” said John Wyrick, SLC principal. Students who… Read More »

Comprehensive school improvement plan

One of my goals since arriving in Seneca was to develop a Comprehensive School Improvement Plan (CSIP) that would drive our decision making on a district-wide basis. This type of plan requires input from several parties to be successful. We polled the parents and teachers; met with a group of parents, teachers and community members;… Read More »

SHS Homecoming court

Seneca High School’s Basketball Homecoming is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 28, against McDonald County. Games will begin at 5 p.m. with the homecoming queen coronation between the JV and varsity games, sometime between 6:30 and 7 p.m. Freshmen attendant Addie King is the daughter of Will and Lisa King. Her activities include FCA, golf, and… Read More »

Seneca FCCLA students attend state leadership conference

On Oct. 18-19 four members of Seneca High School’s FCCLA (Family Career and Community Leaders of America) traveled to Osage Beach for the annual Missouri State Fall Leadership Conference at Tan-Tar-A Resort. On the way up the students picnicked and hiked at Ha Ha Tonka State Park in Camdenton before the conference began. The theme of the… Read More »

Cowboy racing finals feature Seneca teams

Two local mother-daughter teams qualified for the world championship in the Extreme Cowboy Association (EXCA) in Hamilton, Texas, on Oct. 29-Nov. 1. “The EXCA is a series of obstacles and maneuvers set up by a judge and each one is scored,” said Jancy Clark, competitor. Clark’s partner will be her daughter, Nocona Clark Russell. “This… Read More »

Students collect canned goods

On Wednesday, Oct. 20, several leadership organizations from Seneca High School including FCCLA (Family Career and Community Leaders of America), FFA, FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America), and STUCO (Student Council) joined to help their community. From 5-7:30 p.m. students went out into the Seneca R-7 district to different neighborhoods to “Trick or Treat” for canned goods… Read More »