Thunderblast Weekly

August 9, 2021


Never a better time to start outreach then when the home team is in first place and they just concluded a 4-game sweep of some division rival. I know it might not be great to start the year off with some smack talk, but I am begging you to please let me have this. Training camp is not looking up right now for our Eagles and we are searching for positives.

Speaking of searching for positives, we don’t have to look hard at Seneca. We are gearing up for an action packed start with lots of connections, events, and activities. As always, we will prepare with safety at the forefront and continue to be flexible based on guidelines and parameters that will keep everyone healthy.

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Parent Coffee

A newsletter is a wonderful way to share general information. If we are going to dig in a little further, it is important to have an open platform. I am looking forward to meeting with you virtually to discuss the start-up in greater detail and answer any and all of your questions.

Students and families welcome! Please use the following to participate:

Friday, August 13 11:30-12:30

COVID Protocols

Many of the same protocols from the spring will be in place. You will hear more from Dr. Brewer and I during the Welcome Home Message on Thursday, August 12 at 7:00 PM. The link will be live on the website at this time. You will also hear more from me specifically at Friday’s parent coffee with an opportunity for questions and feedback.

United Mental Health Team (UMHT)

Message from Seneca’s Counseling Team: We’ve been working hard over the summer building the master schedule based on student’s course requests. We will not be able to honor elective changes at this time. Student’s schedules will be visible (not finalized) in ParentVue/StudentVue on August 16th. If you have any questions regarding your student’s schedule, please email your student’s counselor.

6th Grade: Troy Lucchesi

7th Grade: Evita Wilson

8th Grade Last Names A-M: Erin Bot

8th Grade Last Names N-Z & EL Newcomer/Intermediate: Sylvia Aldas

Instrument Rental Request

Students, are you taking band, strings, or guitar? If so and you would like to rent one from our school, please fill out the form below to sign-up.

Request form


PTO Corner

President: Adriana Radu,

Vice President: Kimberly Blough,
Recording Secretary: Carrie Leinbach,

Communication Secretary: Amy Albanesse,

Treasurer: Sarah Hiltner,

Spirit Wear Chair: Hella Dragoi,
Membership and Website: Dawn Deaso,
Staff Appreciation: Julie Garret & Stacia Collins,

MSAAC Representative: Ramona Clifton

SEAC Representative: Jill Pope

Volunteer Coordinator: Kristen Baker,

Check out our new website!

Join us on Wednesday, August 11 for our first in-person meeting in over a year from 6-7 PM in Seneca's library!

It's that glorious time of year when a group of amazing people willingly take on, educate, and love our budding adolescents for nine whole months. After the last year we've had the PTO is EXCITED and READY to welcome them back to school with a continental breakfast on August 18th (their first day back at work), and a catered lunch on August 25th! We would like to make this as great as we can for them, and are hoping for some donations from all of you, so that we can make our budget go even further! Please see the link below to signup:

Friday, August 27 PTO Tailgate Volunteer Form

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* There will be more information about these events as we lead up to the dates. This week, I will send a reminder for Thursday's "Welcome Home" joint Seneca-Dominion message. The link will be on our website at 7:00 PM. I will also send a text Friday morning to remind about the parent coffee.

I cannot wait to get started! Ask my kids about this summer's theme song. They will roll their eyes :)

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