Extracurricular Activites


7th & 8th Grade Leadership Team

Moderator: Mrs. Stephanie Linge

7th & 8th Grade Yearbook

Prepares the yearbook for the 7th & 8th grade students.
Moderator: Miss Colleen Curtin

7th & 8th Grade MathCounts

MathCounts is a national enrichment/coaching program for middle school students who enjoy problem solving and want to explore areas outside of the normal math curriculum. In this “sports team” style program, students are encouraged to do their best, push their limits and excel.
Moderator: Mrs. Gena Howard & Ms. Jennifer Wasicki

7th & 8th Grade Spanish Club

Explores the cultures of Spanish speaking countries through their traditions, foods, music, and arts and crafts.
Moderator: Mrs. Elizabeth Colonna

7th & 8th Grade Science Olympiad

Is a competition taking place on three levels: Regional, State, and National. Each competition consists of eighteen 2-3 “mini” contests cutting across all science disciplines including chemistry, biology, earth science, physics, technology, astronomy, etc. The Regional Competition – supported by the Binghamton section of the American Chemical Society – takes place at Binghamton University.
Moderator: Mrs. Linda Garbade

Chamber Group, Pep Band, and Stage Band

Are for students reading at NYSMA level 3 and above and concentrates on classical music only. Functions include all concerts, field trips to retirement homes, masses, and the annual 5-0 dinner.
Moderator: Mr. Jim Wheeler

Chorus (General, Swing, and Select)

Groups meet every activity period and after school on Fridays. As performance groups, they accept students on the basis of audition only. No school credit is given for these groups, but they do travel around the country to compete with other choral groups on a national level.
Moderator: Mr. Jan De Angelo

Dance Ministry

Through the work of Dance Ministry, Seton Catholic Central students are deepening their faith and relationship with God in an interactive way. Headed by Ms. Jane Conant, and sponsored by Ms. Patty Ellis, Bodies of Christ learn and perform dance routines to faith based musical selections. Through music, dance, and the use of a tambourine they praise the Lord in a new way. Another member of the team who makes occasional visits is the team’s mascot Patty the Dog. (pictures)
Moderator: Ms. Jane Conant

Fan Club

Promotes school spirit by providing an enthusiastic community of supporters at all athletic events.
Moderators: Mr. Patrick Monachino, Mr. Chris Sinicki

Flash Mob Club

Promotes community and innovation through the use of
practiced ‘flash mob’ events.
Moderator: Mrs. Tina Corbin

God Squad

Moderator: Sister Bridget Kane

History Club

Allows students with a passion for history to interact with others who share this passion. The Club focuses on debates, trivia games, movies and field trips. Every year the History Club takes field trips to New York City in the fall and Gettysburg in the spring to gain first-hand knowledge of areas important to American culture and history.
Moderator: Mr. Thomas McDonough

Key Club

Is a volunteer organization where we try to reach out to the community. We do so by helping out food pantries, shelters, and charitable drives. Key Club’s main event, the “Relay for Life” 24 hour walk is a lot of fun and well worth joining Key Club for. Key Club is one of Seton’s most prestigious clubs and is well recognized by most colleges.
Moderator: Dr. Anchen Schulz

Mathletes

Is a competitive club for those who are looking for a math challenge. There are five local meets during the year with competition among eight or nine local schools. Students are asked to solve math problems within given time restraints. Several of our students have qualified for the state meet, which is held in March or April each year. Seton has always had a strong team, and yet this is a fun “no pressure” club where anyone who is interested can test their math skills.
Moderator: Mrs. Mindy Swails

Mock Trial

Students may find information at the New York State Bar Association Mock Trial Tournament page.
Moderator: Mr. Brian Hyland

National Honor Society

Recognizes students’ achievements in the areas of academics, leadership, service, and character. To first be considered for membership in the organization, an 11th or 12th grade student must have a cumulative average of 92%. Students must also complete an application which is reviewed by a committee of teachers.
Moderator: Mrs. Diana Simpson

Robotics Club

Students discuss and build Robots using NXT Legos for local competitions. This entails the use of our Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics skills as we explore the universe on our way to a FIRST Robotics Team! Join us on our Journey!!
Moderator: Mrs. Diana Simpson

Saintly Grounds

Is Seton’s Coffee House located in the back of the Library. Health department certified and open after school and during evening and special events, Saintly Grounds volunteers serve a variety of snack foods and drinks at minimal cost.
Moderator: Dr. Anchen Schulz

Science Olympiad

Is a competition taking place on three levels: Regional, State, and National. Each competition consists of eighteen 2-3 “mini” contests cutting across all science disciplines including chemistry, biology, earth science, physics, technology, astronomy, etc. The Regional Competition – supported by the Binghamton section of the American Chemical Society – takes place at Binghamton University.
Moderator: Mrs. Diana Simpson

Student Council

The Executive Committee of the Student Council is elected by the student body to mediate between the student body and the administration. The Executive Committee is the chief organizer of many school events, and is also responsible for many fundraising events which support the scholarship and tuition assistance funds.
Moderator: Mrs. Maureen Schmidt

Yes! Leads

Is the Alcohol Drug Student Information Program. It was incorporated as part of by State Senator Libous. Yes! Leads peer leaders are trained to present information to younger students about the dangers of alcohol and drugs, and teach them resistance skills. Yes! Leads students are role models and must pledge not to use alcohol or drugs. Yes! Safe Choices for Kids
Moderator: Mrs. Jackie Steckler

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