Let’s play bocce!
A new sport has rolled out at SV and anyone can play.The new indoor bocce team at Seneca Valley started through a partnership with Slippery Rock University and the Unified Sports Program through the Special Olympics. The teams are made of student athletes in grades 9-12 with and without disabilities. SV has eight team members who competed against various teams this past winter throughout Butler County with a final tournament that was held in March at Slippery Rock University. Indoor bocce is the first initiative at Seneca Valley to create inclusive sports programs within the school. “As both a varsity coach, and special education teacher, I find this new initiative to be such a valuable asset to the district for all students both with and without disabilities,” said Seneca Valley Senior High School Learning Support Teacher Katie Conn. “I think this program will be such a valuable experience for all students involved to continue to create discussions about inclusive environments. I think this is just another example of how Seneca Valley is working to include all students.”