THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

FREAKY FEARS AT SHS

FREAKY FEARS AT SHS

Serra Sowers, Photographer and Writer

October 31, 2017

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

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

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

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...

IRMAGEDDON: THE AFTERMATH

IRMAGEDDON: THE AFTERMATH

Malavika Kannan and Zoya Wazir

September 22, 2017

When they first heard about the upcoming hurricane, many students didn’t expect much more than a flurry of memes and a day off of school. While Irma was indeed occasion for a social media explosion, Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) students also ended up getting more than they asked for with t...

PRIDE OF THE TRIBE GETS JAZZY

PRIDE OF THE TRIBE GETS JAZZY

Jennifer Schmid, Photographer

September 5, 2017

After much tribulation, the Seminole High School band has decided on their band theme for this year: Latin jazz. This means that all of the songs played at the halftime show emulate this genre of music. Band director Cheyne Labonte chose this theme in the hopes that its energetic sound will be able to...

WILDFIRES RAGE ACROSS FLORIDA

WILDFIRES RAGE ACROSS FLORIDA

Thu-Minh Nguyen, Reporter

May 5, 2017

As a result of dry conditions due to lack of rainfall and strong winds, wildfires have ignited across Central Florida, affecting nearby communities and the environment. In 2017 alone, 126 thousand acres of Florida land were consumed by more than 100 wildfires that have raged across Florida, with fla...

EARTH DAY IMPLEMENTS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

EARTH DAY IMPLEMENTS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Sameeha Rashid, Section Editor

May 4, 2017

Earth Day is an annual event that is celebrated on April 22 and brings awareness to environmental issues such as climate change. Each year, various events take place to validate the importance of environmental conservation. This year’s Earth Day was the same day as the March for Science. Earth Day...

ROBOTS STEALING JOBS FROM MILLENNIALS

ROBOTS STEALING JOBS FROM MILLENNIALS

Ghesseh Afshari, Reporter

April 25, 2017

Technology has reached a point in society in which it has taken over duties that had been previously completed by humans. This generation of millennials will be affected the most because of the current advances in technology in the workforce. According to an Oxford University study, the future wave of tech...

HUMAN TRAFFICKING INCIDENTS RISE IN AMERICA

HUMAN TRAFFICKING INCIDENTS RISE IN AMERICA

Zoya Wazir, Section Editor

April 24, 2017

In recent times, adolescents of color across the nation have been disappearing. The most recent spike in disappearances occurred in Washington D.C. with 14 African American girls missing. These disappearances have been theorized to be linked to human trafficking and even possible police involvement in these ...

#HELPHENRY

#HELPHENRY

Kayla DeLotte, Reporter

April 18, 2017

Henry Dorvil is a young man who was born in Haiti and immigrated with his family to the United States. He has lived in Central Florida since he was five months old and has attended schools here. Despite his immigration at a young age and his life in Central Florida, he is currently stuck in Haiti and ...

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY SPARKS ENCOURAGEMENT

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY SPARKS ENCOURAGEMENT

Megana Vonguru, Reporter

March 30, 2017

On March 8th, 2017 Millions of women around the world banded together to show their support for women's rights and celebrate the influential women who have helped progress the social stance of women throughout history. However, International Women's Day should not be seen as a benchmark for progress...