For over forty years, The Seneca FFA has prepared a pork chop lunch for the Seneca High School community as part of its homecoming festivities. Even though Homecoming has been postponed this year, we have had a lot of requests for the pork chops. So as not disappoint, we will be holding a driveby pork chop lunch on Saturday, October 10th from 11:00 - 1:00! All proceeds will go to the Seneca Historical Mural Project.
The LaSalle County Health Department has approved our plan and all possible safety precautions will be taken. The concert date will be Tuesday, October 20 at 6:00 pm on the Football Field with a rain date set for Tuesday, October 27 at 6:00 pm. The concert will also be streamed on Irish Live.
Because of the requirement that all performers and audience members be socially distanced, the choir will be performing to the visitor stands and the band will be performing to the home stands. We will only be able to admit 2 audience members for each student and an RSVP will be required. A Google Form will be sent out next week for the RSVP. Special seating arrangements can be made for families with divorced or separated parents.
Please mark the dates on your calendar and be on the lookout for the RSVP form and a more detailed concert agenda. I'm so pleased and grateful that we are in a district where this is possible. It will be a special evening and one that we will all remember.
Seneca High School - in the Commons - Limited space please RSVP!
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. AND
Thursday, November 12, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m.
On October 14th and November 12th Seneca High School will be hosting a Financial Aid Representative from IVCC, Eric Johnson. He will be here to help you fill out your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). This is a form you need to fill out to get any financial aid from the federal government to help pay for college. Each year, over 13 million students who file the FAFSA get more than $120 billion in grants, work-study, and low-interest loans from the U.S. Department of Education. Lots of states and colleges also use the FAFSA to determine which students get financial aid—and how much they’ll get. Many colleges use it for scholarship purposes as well.
Please RSVP if you plan to attend. We have a limited number of spots available. You will get your temperature taken when you enter and you will need to wear a mask when you are in the building.
Please bring your student and their computer.
Families must bring the following items:
q 2019 tax information (parents’ and students 1040A and/or 1040EZ Federal Tax Return and W-2 forms)
q Student’s and parents (and stepparents) drivers license and social security card
q Records of untaxed income (welfare, social security, TANF, veterans’ non educational benefits, etc.)
q Current bank statements
q Current mortgage information for any properties other than the family’s principal residence
q Records of business, farm (if not family’s principal place of residence) and assets (stocks, bonds, and other investments)
q A calculator
q Create your Federal Student Aid ID. Go to nslds.ed.gov. Follow the direction online to create your account.
Please find in the link below a letter dated September 21, 2020, from Superintendent, Dr. Jim Carlson.
Below you will find our Parent/Guardian letter that was mailed on September 9, 2020.
This letter will explain when and how our Parent/Teacher Conferences will be handled this year. We ask that you read the letter carefully as it mentions you must go online to myconferencetime.com/senecahs (this site does not go live until 9/16/20) to schedule times to meet with each of your child's teachers.
As a reminder on the night of conferences we ask that you do wear a mask and maintain social distancing. Temperature checks will be done upon entering the building.
If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact the Main Office @ 815-357-5000.
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The IT department of Seneca High School has produced a video tutorial for parents that explains the process of how to self-certify their student as part of the mandated requirements set forth by the Illinois Department of Public Health and Illinois State Board of Education. This requirement does not include students who utilize district bus services.
The self-certification process will be completed through PowerSchool and individual parent accounts. All certifications MUST be submitted by 7:20 a.m. The self-certification process is also detailed on page 7 in the Return to School document that is posted on the school’s website at www.senecahs.org.
If you have any questions after viewing the video, please contact the school at 815-357-5000, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday.
Thank you for your assistance.
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