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Buchanan, Mr. Barry

Building, Grounds, & Transportation

Mr. Barry Buchanan joined Seneca High School in 2012 as our Building, Grounds, and Transportation Coordinator.  He resides in Seneca with his with Donna.  Barry has a daughter and 2 grandchildren.  When time allows he loves . . .

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Long, Mr. Dale

Security Monitor

Mr. Dale Long is an SHS security monitor with over 30 years law enforcement experience. He is a retired police sergeant and has held the assignments of Range Officer, Firearms Instructor, and Juvenile Officer. He has a love for the . . .

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Leake, Mrs. Samantha

School Social Worker

Mrs. Samantha Leake is an Illinois State Board of Education licensed School Social Worker. Sam grew up and graduated from Seneca Township High School in 2013. She then completed her bachelor's degree in Social Work from Olivet Nazarene . . .

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McGuan, Mrs. Lesley


Lesley McGuan is an Ottawa High School graduate.  She received an Associate’s degree in Marketing from Illinois Valley Community College and a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Northern Illinois University.  Mrs. . . .

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Pandolfi, Mrs. Kelly

Main Office Secretary

Mrs. Kelly Pandolfi  lives in rural Ottawa with her husband Flip, an Electrician, who she has been married to for 38 years. They have 3 children, Chaz a Chicago Fireman, Leslie a Nurse at Morris Hospital and Sam an Operator . . .

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Ruder, Mrs. Karen

Guidance Office Secretary

Mrs. Karen Ruder lives in rural Marseilles with her husband of 32 years, Wayne.  Together they have two children, Elizabeth and Dean.  Elizabeth is married with 2 children and lives in Ottawa where she works as a nurse.  . . .

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Sangston, Officer Ken

School Resource Officer

Officer Ken Sangston  has over 27 years of law enforcement experience. He has held the rank of Patrol Sergeant, Lieutenant, and most recently, Captain. He has performed various assignments including Detective, Crime Scene . . .

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Stecken, Mr. Dan


Greetings to all the community of Seneca High School. My name is Dan Stecken , and I became the Superintendent of Seneca High School District #160 on July 1, 2021. Prior to that, I was the Chief School Business Officer and was a teacher and . . .

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Weber, Mrs. Margi

Security Monitor

Mrs. Margi Weber is one of our 2 new Security Monitors here at Seneca High Sschool. Prior to working at SHS Mrs. Weber worked at Marseilles Grade School in Kindergarten and First Grades as a student aide. Prior to that she was a stay . . .

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Gould, Mrs. Stacey

Director of Fiscal Services

Mrs. Stacey Gould first earned her Associate degree at Illinois Valley Community College where she played both volleyball and softball.  She then received her Bachelor of Science/Master of Professional Accountancy . . .

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Calendar Week of March 26 - April 1, 2023