The mission of Seneca Middle School is to develop responsible, competent, and productive lifelong learners by providing challenging and meaningful educational experiences in cooperation with the home, community and business.


Tuesday, May 7th all 8th grade students enrolled in English I will be taking the writing portion of the End-of-Course test or EOC. Testing will begin at 8:45 sharp. Please make sure your student is in the building by 8:30 and that they have had breakfast. If your student eats breakfast at school, please make sure to get them to school before 8:30 so they will have a chance to eat breakfast. Additional EOC dates are as follows. May 20th for any 8th grade student who takes Algebra I and May 21 for English I students. Testing will begin at 8:45 on those days as well.

State Testing Schedule
State Ready and PASS Testing is coming soon.  In order for students to be at their best, please note the following:
  • Testing will begin promptly at 8:45.  
  • Students need to be in the building no later than 8:20 to get settled and have a chance to use the restroom before testing begins.  
  • Students may NOT have cellphones or smart watches during testing.  
  • Please do not schedule any appointments during these days of testing. 
  • Make sure your child has a good breakfast or gets to school early enough to get breakfast.
Schedule for testing:
May 13 - ELA Session 1
May 14 - ELA Session 2
May 15 - Makeup for ELA
May 16 - Math
May 17 - Science for 6th and 8th grades and Social Studies for 7th grade

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Is your student planning to participate in athletics at SMS or SHS for the 2019-2020 school year? Would you like help with creating your PlanetHS account?

The SMS Athletic Department will be hosting PlanetHS help sessions for any parent or guardian who needs assistance with setting up their account or completing the requirements. Please note the following dates:

Thursday, 5/9: PlanetHS Help Session for Parents 3:30-5:00 PM.
Wednesday, 5/15: PlanetHS Help Session for Parents 7:30 - 9:00 AM.

Both sessions will be led by Kelsey Mize and held in the 300 computer lab at Seneca Middle. Please note that in order for your child to participate in any sport, all requirements on PlanetHS will need to be completed.

For more information, please contact Kelsey Mize at kmize@g.oconee.k12.sc.us.

The Seneca Middle School yearbook is already on sale and can be purchased for $40.00 with and additional $6.00 for personalization, if desired.  Click on on one of the following images to either place your yearbook order or order an 8th grade baby ad.  

 http://jostensyearbooks.com?ref=A07664630  http://jostensadservice.com?REF=A07664630

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Seneca Middle School will produce students who can communicate effectively, solve problems competently, think creatively, act responsibly, and recognize and respect individual differences. Students will be technologically literate and globally minded. This will be accomplished through a variety of learning experiences, teaching strategies, and technology, all supported by ongoing staff development, continuous improvement of facilities and resources, parental involvement, and collaboration with community and businesses.
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