THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

THE SEMINOLE: MAKING HEADLINES SINCE 1922

THE SEMINOLE: MAKING HEADLINES SINCE 1922

Yashaswini Meduri, Editor

March 28, 2019

The clicking of typewriters, the sound of camera shutters, and the rustling of papers filled the sunny, brick-walled newsroom of Seminole High School. Had they been a few years older, many of its occupants would have been fighting in World War I. But at that moment, nothing could disturb the seven boys in...

SAT SEASON TAKES OVER SHS

SAT SEASON TAKES OVER SHS

Zayna Sheikh, Reporter

March 2, 2019

It’s in the back of everyone’s mind: a constant, terrifying presence. With the arrival of March comes our school’s administered SAT. The fate of your entire academic career rests on your performance during this one standardized test — to say it's intimidating is an understatement. Oftentimes, ...

SEMINOLE BLACK HISTORY SHOW CELEBRATES BLACK EXCELLENCE

SEMINOLE BLACK HISTORY SHOW CELEBRATES BLACK EXCELLENCE

Zayna Sheikh

February 26, 2019

Black History is an undeniable and intrinsic part of American history, and with the arrival of February comes a celebration of this very heritage and culture. Black History Month entails 28 celebratory days praising Black excellence in a country that all too often neglects it. “[Black History Month...

ONE YEAR LATER: THE LASTING IMPACT OF THE MSD SHOOTING

ONE YEAR LATER: THE LASTING IMPACT OF THE MSD SHOOTING

Laila Rahbari

February 14, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...