No one is born being a citizen. You have to be taught what it means. Sonia Sotomayor
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Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.

Thomas Jefferson

Ovid Students Sponsor Well in Sudan

After several years of fundraising efforts, notably the district’s annual Walk for Water campaign, Gertrude Shaffer and her distant learning students have raised the needed funds to bring a water well to an area of Juba, the capital of the Republic of South Sudan....

A Much Awaited Guest

The second guest to visit South Seneca in a week, and a first to Ovid for Denis Okema, originally from Gulu, Uganda, Africa, talked with Gertrude Shaffer’s Distance Learning students and other Middle School English Language Arts (ELA) classes. Read the full...

NRW Students Meet Poet and Lost Boys

Students from South Seneca’s English and Distance Learning classes, under the mentorship of teacher Ms. Gertrude Shaffer, host an annual one mile walk, carrying jugs of water that symbolize the need for water in the Sudan. Read the full story.

Art and Letters Build Bridge to Roma

On Friday, March 11 Gertrude Shaffer’s class traveled to Breana Copp’s art class to listen to New York City-based Roma artist Katalin Papp describe the conditions under which the Slovakian Romany live and how “artwork can make you happy in spite of...