THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

SENIOR TRIBUTE 2020

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Serra Sowers, Omar Syed, Jessica Ty, Michelle Arshad, Suhaib Hasan, Usman Khan, Anusha Sikand, Ritika Vonguru, and Yashaswini Meduri

May 7, 2020

As our time at SHS comes to a close, the Seniors of The Seminole wanted to reflect back on memories we have made and advice we hope to impart on future Noles. From pep-rallies to football games, late-night study sessions to early morning bus rides, we’ve been through it all. While on campus, we hav...

THE IMPORTANCE OF MEDIA

Local news stands offering global and American stories.

Michelle Arshad, Reporter

April 22, 2020

From the Amazonian and Australian wildfires to the Chinese detainment of ethnic Uighur Muslims, the “speedy” distribution of critical media has significantly slowed down. Important news that should be brought to public light as soon as it breaks is being delayed and polluted by bias. As a result, ...

HOW TO STAY ACTIVE DURING QUARANTINE

Most gyms have closed due to the corona virus pandemic. Self care is still important and this article talks about the different ways you can stay healthy throughout quarantine.

Julio Roman, Reporter

April 17, 2020

With the global spread of COVID-19, many different public places and businesses have shut down, including gyms. Due to this worldwide closure, many people have resorted to exercising at home in order to remain active.   Maintaining a healthy routine, even without going to a gym, is extremely important...

Tips on Staying Active, Having Fun, and Being Productive during COVID-19

If you're bored at home, here are a few activities you can do during quarantine.

Ritika Vonguru, Reporter

April 15, 2020

Although we are all facing major uncertainty, there are still some things you can do to stay active in your community while helping your neighbors and still having fun.  How to stay active in your community:  A great way to stay active in your community is to help your neighbors while, of co...

THE DANGER OF DATING APPS

Anonymous 18-year-old student using Tinder, a modern dating app.

Suhaib Hasan and Jessica Ty

April 10, 2020

In a world where technology is growing more prevalent in our everyday lives, a simple “right swipe” may bring someone closer to love, but it may also lead to danger. With hundreds of dating apps and websites to browse other “fish in the sea,” it is no surprise that online dating has become a...

OVERPOPULATION AT SEMINOLE

OVERPOPULATION AT SEMINOLE

Ritika Vonguru, Reporter

February 21, 2020

The average size of a high school in America is around 800 students. Seminole High has a population over 4000. With the school expanding due to the institution of the freshman center, it is only certain that Seminole’s population will grow. Seminole High has great ratings, with many AP classes availa...

PARKING ON CAMPUS

PARKING ON CAMPUS

Julio Roman, Reporter

February 13, 2020

With a new school year comes a new parking situation. Parking on campus is a privilege, as it allows students of different situations such as OJT (on the job training), dual enrollment, and virtual to leave school when they need to. With parking being so beneficial, there are a few caveats to the system...

THE 92ND ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS

Katherine Hepburn's four Oscars.

Ritika Vonguru, Reporter

February 8, 2020

For nearly 92 years, the Academy Awards, or “Oscars”  has been a decorated platform, celebrating film. The Oscars are the most prestigious awards in film, highlighting acclaimed performances, screenplays, directing, soundtrack, costume design, special effects, etc.  From best-adapted screenplay, c...

Breast Cancer October

During the month of October, several organisations and charities raise breast cancer awareness.

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

October 31, 2019

Breast Cancer Awareness month is a time for people to come together to increase awareness for breast cancer. It serves as a means of bringing the community together to raise funds, provide support, recognize those who have lost their battle with cancer, and hear the inspiring stories of those who survived. ...

BREAKING THE STIGMA AROUND WOMEN IN STEM

Katie Bouman was the first scientist to ever photograph a black hole.

Michelle Arshad, Reporter

April 28, 2019

Over the past couple of weeks, a group of international astronomers have captured the first ever digital image of a black hole. The discovery not only holds a major historical momentum among the scientific community here in the U.S., but worldwide as well. It has highlighted the importance of females in ST...

NEW BEGINNINGS FOR THE OSCARS AWARD SHOW

People of color are now taking the spotlight at Oscar Awards.

Michelle Arshad, Reporter

March 9, 2019

One of the most prestigious awards world wide that a filmmaker and crew or a noble actor or actress, the Oscars is a yearly award show premiered to recognize exceptional works of cinema on a public stage. The 2019 Oscars Award Show was no less stunning than the last, but what set it apart from the prev...

ONE YEAR LATER: THE LASTING IMPACT OF THE MSD SHOOTING

One year ago today, following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the students of SHS rallied together to fight for their right to protection.

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...