THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

BPA TAKES ON STATES

BPA TAKES ON STATES

Gwyneth Katker, Photographer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Current Events

Seminole High School’s Business Professionals of America club has been hard at work preparing for their upcoming State competition, which was held from Feb. 10-11. Every year, SHS sends BPA competitors to Regionals, some of whom earn the chance to compete at States. This year 68 percent of Seminol...

TIME’S UP: AWARENESS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT BEGINS NEW MOVEMENT

TIME’S UP: AWARENESS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT BEGINS NEW MOVEMENT

Serra Sowers, Photographer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Reports of sexual harassment and abuse cases have become more prevalent in 2018, with more women sharing their stories and demanding justice.  Sexual harassment is defined as unwanted sexual behavior or remarks in the workplace. In 2017 alone, over 50 cases of sexual harassment and abuse cases have...

NINTH GRADE CENTER: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

NINTH GRADE CENTER: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Malavika Kannan and Shafana Mohammad

February 6, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Student Life, Top Stories

The long-awaited Ninth Grade Center (NGC) will finally be ready for incoming freshmen in the 2018–19 school year. This center will be located at Millenium Middle School’s current campus and will house around 1,200 freshmen, including the International Baccalaureate, Health Academy, and Traditional...

A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS: RENEGADE EDITION

A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS: RENEGADE EDITION

Zoya Wazir and Mahek Shaikh

January 31, 2018


Filed under Current Events

While the Seminole High School campus has always been a place of outlandish events, many of the school’s eccentric - and often unfortunate - occurrences seem to be concentrated in one location: Renegade Hall. From the bathroom fires and firecrackers to the mysterious phone thieves, Renegade has s...

NEW ID POLICY STRUGGLES FOR ACCEPTANCE

NEW ID POLICY STRUGGLES FOR ACCEPTANCE

Gwyneth Katker, Photographer

December 20, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Editorials, Top Stories

The new Tardy Hero system that SHS implemented has met opposition from several students. Although the administration intends to improve school security and streamline the processing of student tardies, the challenge so far has been to get students to comply to the new policy by wearing their student...

WHIMSICAL WINTER WEEK

WHIMSICAL WINTER WEEK

Alexis Wood, Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

It is that magical time of the year when 'Noles dress up for Winter Week! Organized by Leadership, the five days of dress-up and festivities are centered around community and charity. Since the season of giving is approaching, Leadership encourages students to bring in their canned foods and particip...

RAVE PANIC BUTTON EXPLAINED

RAVE PANIC BUTTON EXPLAINED

Malavika Kannan and Thu-Minh Nguyen

November 16, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Last Wednesday, teachers and students were taken aback by a notification that went off on some teachers’ phones campus-wide, warning of an active shooter on campus. A period later, Dr. Connie Collins came on the intercom to announce that the shocking notification was only a drill meant to test out...

BORDNER NAMED TEACHER OF THE YEAR

BORDNER NAMED TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Serra Sowers, Photographer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Mrs. Kiersten Bordner has been named the 2017-18 Seminole High School Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Bordner was recognized today alongside her fellow Teacher of the Year nominees, Maureen Maguire and Andrea Newhouse. Mrs. Bordner has been teaching for several years and is proud to call Seminole home. She ...

FREAKY FEARS AT SHS

FREAKY FEARS AT SHS

Serra Sowers, Photographer and Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Student Life, Top Stories

It's Halloween and everyone is in the mood for a scare — or at least, a laugh from it. Almost everyone has an irrational fear, or a phobia, which is an intense fear that has been developed due to a bad experience. Irrational fears are quite common in teenagers and adults, especially when it com...

IRMA UPDATE: FREE LUNCHES STILL AVAILABLE

IRMA UPDATE: FREE LUNCHES STILL AVAILABLE

Jennifer Schmid, Photographer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Weeks later, Hurricane Irma continues to leave many Seminole students financially devastated. Although the power lines have since been fixed and running water returned to homes, local families continue to struggle with the consequences of low food supplies and the monetary toll of restocking their fridge...

DON’T WAIT, OR YOU’LL BE LATE

DON’T WAIT, OR YOU’LL BE LATE

Gwyneth Katker, Photographer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Student Life, Top Stories

Seminole High School is about to launch a new student identification and tardy pass policy, creating a buzz among both students and staff. While most students are reluctant to accept these changes, these new policies will hopefully increase the security and efficiency of our campus.  Whenever on...

MULTICULTURAL MONDAY MISSING?

MULTICULTURAL MONDAY MISSING?

Mahek Shaikh and Sania Shaukat

September 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Despite the overall positive reaction that Multicultural Monday received last year, it unfortunately will not be making a reappearance in the homecoming themes. Last year, its debut sparked much delight and enthusiasm among many students who were excited to showcase their cultures to the rest of the stu...