THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

SEMINOLE FACES LAKE MARY IN STUDENT DEBATE

SEMINOLE FACES LAKE MARY IN STUDENT DEBATE

Zoya Wazir and Mansoor Esfandieyar

March 12, 2018

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...

SEMINOLE WALKS OUT FOR CHANGE

SEMINOLE WALKS OUT FOR CHANGE

Serra Sowers, Zyva Sheikh, Malavika Kannan, and Leyton Dudley

March 2, 2018

The students of Seminole High School have had enough. Today at 12:30 p.m., they staged a walkout protest to demand gun reform from their legislators. “This walkout at SHS is being done to stand in solidarity with those lost and those survivors at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) shooting and all...

SEMINOLE CROWNS NEW MISS SHS

SEMINOLE CROWNS NEW MISS SHS

Jillian Kindy, Editor

March 1, 2018

Grace, poise, and beauty are generally the focus of pageants, but Seminole High School’s annual Miss SHS scholarship competition focuses on academic merit, skills, and talent. After weeks of preparation, the new 2018-19 Miss SHS was crowned last night: IB junior and our very own junior editor-in-c...

WINTER OLYMPICS ENCOURAGE KOREAN HARMONY

WINTER OLYMPICS ENCOURAGE KOREAN HARMONY

Serra Sowers, Photographer

February 22, 2018

Olympic fever has taken Seminole by storm, with the symbolic Olympic torch becoming reignited after two years in the dark. Located in PyeongChang, South Korea, 91 countries are represented in over 15 events. Since the opening ceremony on Feb. 9, these Games have been making history. For example,...

BPA TAKES ON STATES

BPA TAKES ON STATES

Gwyneth Katker, Photographer

February 13, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...