Seneca Past and Present 
January Newsletter
Issue #2018-01
January, 2018
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We hope you are staying warm during this very cold winter.  You can stay especially warm by spending time with your friends from Seneca Past and Present and their next meeting.  It will be on Monday night, February 5, at 6:00 in the band/orchestra room.  We hope to see you there!
Redhawk Rangers Gala

The Seneca High School Redhawk Rangers, Seneca's community service organization, will hold their Daisy and Rose Scholarship Gala on Friday, January 26, 6:30pm at the YMCA 930 West Chestnut Street.  The evening will include dinner, dancing and entertainment.  Advanced tickets are required and are $25.  Contact Jennifer Freeman by email at jennifer.freeman@jefferson.kyschools.us or any Redhawk Ranger as soon as possible for more information.
Seneca Art Travel Club Fundraiser

The Seneca Art Travel Club is busy preparing for their Spring Break trip to London and Paris.  You can support these students by attending their Ice Cream Social fundraiser.  The festivities will take place on Saturday, February 24, at Seneca from 1-4pm.  Tickets are $7 in advance or at the door and include admission and ice cream.  Advanced Art Class work will be on display.  Handmade arts and crafts will be for sale.  There will be a photo booth, kid's crafts and create-your-own-art tables for a mere starting price of $2.

Join us for the fun and support Seneca scholars at the same time!
Art Trip Time Sensitive Need - Feb 9 Deadline!

The Art Department at Seneca is taking a group of scholars to London and Paris during Spring Break 2018.  Several champions ('teachers' for those of you who graduated a few years ago) have discovered that there is one scholar in danger of not being able to raise enough money to attend the trip.   His family and he have been working very hard to send Mohammed on this educational trip to London and Paris. However, due to medical issues, job-setbacks and excessive bills, they can no longer afford the entire cost of the trip.

Mohammed is a young man who did not receive education until the age of ten when his family and he migrated to the United States. It was not until he moved to the United States that he received access to language. Once he was able to access language, this young man has fought to learn, not only his native language of Arabic, but English at the same time. This has not been an easy task for this young man. However, he has persevered and continues to strive to overcome the obstacles he has faced.  His tireless work ethic and will to learn are truly impressive.  He never complains, only smiles.

 

Educational travel allows students the opportunity to be thrown into a new culture and language, to see history face to face, to embark on the unknown and to most importantly ...grow as a human.

 

If you are interested in participating in this worthy cause, use the link below.  If you have issues with the link please call the number below.  The deadline is February 9th!  Don't wait!

 

LINK: EF Tours Link    

  

Call EF Tours at 1-800-665-5364

Account # 5451090   

Seneca Alum News

Joseph Scott Martin, c/o 1973, just published a Christian Fiction Adventure book based on his experiences in Costa Rica with the Cabecar Indigenous people, Nicaragua's prison system and Uganda during the war with the Lord's Resistance Army.  Check out Rev. Martin's author page on Amazon.com.  The book's title is Lost and Found in Chirripo.  Reverend Martin is already working on a sequel.

Sam Denny, c/o 1969, is celebrating a season of love.  Check out his latest offering here.   Thanks Sam!
Reunion Planning - Already?

Reunion planning has begun for the Class of 1963's 55th reunion.  They will celebrate with a buffet at Captain's Quarters River Deck on June 23.  Tickets must be purchased no later than May 1.  All details are located at www.senecaclassof63.com.  
Seneca Forever,


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