THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

ONE YEAR LATER: THE LASTING IMPACT OF THE MSD SHOOTING

ONE YEAR LATER: THE LASTING IMPACT OF THE MSD SHOOTING

The Seminole Newspaper Staff

February 14, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Editorials, Top Stories

While students nationwide are celebrating a day of love and happiness, for many, today is also a day of remembrance. Today is the day we remember the 17 lives lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year . 24 school shootings, 114 injured, 35 killed. In 2018, the number of mass shootin...

WORLDWIDE ‘MEME BAN’ THREATENS STUDENT ENTERTAINMENT

WORLDWIDE ‘MEME BAN’ THREATENS STUDENT ENTERTAINMENT

Suhaib Hasan, Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Currently, we live in a period of history known as the Information Age. Starting from the 1970s, the Information Age is marked by the rapid advancements in computers and information technology. These advancements allow for more accessibility to resources used daily: namely, the internet. From the United S...

GET THE FACTS, NOT THE FLU

GET THE FACTS, NOT THE FLU

Samantha Flaute, Reporter

January 22, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Student Life

With everyone sniffling, coughing, and sneezing, getting the flu this season might seem unavoidable. The Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that flu has resulted in 48.8 million illnesses in the past 2017-2018 season and more people continue to get affected each year. However, gi...

VETERANS ON CAMPUS REFLECT ON LEGACY OF SERVICE

VETERANS ON CAMPUS REFLECT ON LEGACY OF SERVICE

Zayna Sheikh, Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under Current Events

Every year, Veteran's Day is set apart to honor those who protect the freedoms that this country promises. Little else embodies patriotism like offering service and risking death in the name of preserving rights and livelihoods. Though some may not know it, men and women who have done exactly that can ...

THE STUDENT’S GUIDE TO VOTING IN THE 2018 ELECTIONS

THE STUDENT’S GUIDE TO VOTING IN THE 2018 ELECTIONS

Andrea Rivera-Maldonado, Photographer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

As we approach November, households across Florida are being bombarded with flyers, TV and radio ads about the various candidates and the issues they care about. It can be a lot to process, which is why The Seminole compiled a quick reference guide summarizing who is running, which party they represe...

NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN TO BE IMPLEMENTED MONDAY

NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN TO BE IMPLEMENTED MONDAY

Malavika Kannan, Zyva Sheikh, and Serra Sowers

October 19, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Due to the Ninth Grade Center (NGC), more students are riding buses than ever before.  In order to alleviate problems caused by the NGC, Seminole High School has implemented a new traffic pattern. This pattern, to be implemented on Oct. 22, will change the location of the bus route loop and elimina...

VOTER REGISTRATION SPARKS POLITICAL INVOLVEMENT

VOTER REGISTRATION SPARKS POLITICAL INVOLVEMENT

Zayna Sheikh, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

It has been over seven months since the Parkland shooting, but its impact is still felt among students today. Despite student protests, including Seminole High School's walkout, gun control policies have remained unchanged. Therefore, student activists are focusing on the upcoming midterm elections ...

STUDENTS SPEAK OUT AGAINST BACK TO SCHOOL SHOOTINGS

STUDENTS SPEAK OUT AGAINST BACK TO SCHOOL SHOOTINGS

Michelle Arshad, Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Editorials, Top Stories

As students shop for pens, pencils, and paper, a new item has been added to their list: bullet proof vests in case of school shootings. In the recent years, school shootings have become a tragic phenomenon in our country. This makes it easy to forget the real problem--that the students of America are b...

HONOR GRAD SEASON SWEEPS SEMINOLE

HONOR GRAD SEASON SWEEPS SEMINOLE

Kayla DeLotte, Business/Social Media Manager

April 2, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Student Life

The season for awarding honor graduates has arrived, filling Seminole High School with sentimentality and excitement. Honor Grad, as it is colloquially known, is a coveted title that relates to a student’s GPA. There are three different levels to graduating with honors: Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, and...

GOLDEN NOLES CREATE CONTROVERSY

GOLDEN NOLES CREATE CONTROVERSY

March 30, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

In the past years, the tradition of the "Golden Noles” has evolved into a rivalry among the senior class. This annual superlative contest involves students voting for seniors to win a variety of characterized awards, such as “Best Smile,” “Best Dressed,” “Class Clown,” or “Most Likely to ...

SEMINOLE FOCUSES ON CAMPUS SECURITY

SEMINOLE FOCUSES ON CAMPUS SECURITY

Serra Sowers, Photographer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Student Life

In 2018 alone, there have been 18 incidents in which a gun was discharged on a school campus. However, it was the shooting  at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in which 17 students lost their lives to an active shooter, that raised the overall concern of the safety of public schools around the...

SEMINOLE FACES LAKE MARY IN STUDENT DEBATE

SEMINOLE FACES LAKE MARY IN STUDENT DEBATE

Zoya Wazir and Mansoor Esfandieyar

March 12, 2018


Filed under Current Events

Seminole High School’s Young Politicians club hosted a Seminole vs. Lake Mary debate on Friday, March 9. The debate was open to both SHS and LMHS students, bringing the two rival schools together in hopes of finally answering the age-old question: which school is better? This debate teams were comprised of prominen...