THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

EDWARD BLACKSHEARE CAMPUS HONORS LOCAL EDUCATOR

EDWARD BLACKSHEARE CAMPUS HONORS LOCAL EDUCATOR

Adrian De Guzman, Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2018


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

This Tuesday, the school board for Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) voted to name Seminole High School’s Ninth Grade Center. It will now be called the Edward Blacksheare Campus in honor of longtime Sanford educator Edward Blacksheare. Blacksheare, 92, received the award in honor of the work he has d...

MEXICO TO FLORIDA: XIMENA SALAZAR’S JOURNEY

MEXICO TO FLORIDA: XIMENA SALAZAR’S JOURNEY

Shafana Mohammad, Reporter

March 29, 2018


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To many immigrants like Ximena Salazar, the United States is a land of many opportunities. Salazar, currently a sophomore in the IB program, is one of many who moved to the United States to take advantage of these opportunities. She moved to Florida two years ago from Mexico when her father’s job transf...

NOLL PROMOTED TO IB COORDINATOR

NOLL PROMOTED TO IB COORDINATOR

Jennifer Schmid, Photographer

March 9, 2018


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Already one of the International Baccalaureate program’s most beloved math teachers, IB Mathematics teacher Ms. Donna Noll was recently promoted to IB Coordinator, having expressed interest in the position after teaching math for over 20 years. This new position will allow her to impact the IB community ...

LIFE’S UNANSWERED QUESTIONS WITH MR. LYONS

LIFE’S UNANSWERED QUESTIONS WITH MR. LYONS

Zoya Wazir, Content Manager

February 23, 2018


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IB Theory of Knowledge and AP Seminar teacher Mr. William Lyons is famously known as a campus enigma, known for playing everyone’s favorite role of Devil’s Advocate. Notorious for posing questions with no answers, here are some of Mr. Lyons’ answers to life’s previously unanswered questions....

HEALTH ACADEMY STUDENTS PREPARE FOR MEDICAL CAREERS

HEALTH ACADEMY STUDENTS PREPARE FOR MEDICAL CAREERS

Alexis Wood, Reporter

February 20, 2018


Filed under Spotlight, Student Life, Top Stories

Seminole High School is home to a variety of programs: the traditional program, the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, and the Health Academy. The students in Health Academy are given the opportunity to focus on the medical career route, taking specialized classes in these courses to become bett...

JABARI KELLY FLIPS OUT FOR SHS

JABARI KELLY FLIPS OUT FOR SHS

Alexis Wood, Reporter

February 5, 2018


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Every school has a mascot, whether it's the Lake Mary Rams, Lyman Greyhounds, or Winter Springs Bears. For our mighty tribe, the reigning 'Nole mascot is played by the exuberant senior Jabari Kelly. Kelly has been Seminole's mascot for two years and is now preparing to end his final year with a bang. ...

IFFAT NAWSHEEN INSPIRES SEMINOLE

IFFAT NAWSHEEN INSPIRES SEMINOLE

Sania Shaukat, Copy Editor

January 31, 2018


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After her first pep rally during her freshman year of high school, senior Iffat Nawsheen realized she wanted to be the girl with the mic. Seeing Nicole Blonsick, the then-Student Body President (SBP), leading the school was definitely an inspiration. She had always been told to “make the most”...

MOVING ONWARD AND UPWARD: FROM IB TO IVY

MOVING ONWARD AND UPWARD: FROM IB TO IVY

Leyton Dudley, Reporter

January 29, 2018


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The International Baccalaureate program at SHS provides a rigorous level of coursework to academically devoted students. Several students who have dedicated themselves over the last three years were recently accepted into prestigious colleges. Some of these students were accepted through the Questbridg...

NEWTON BEGINS NEW CHAPTER

NEWTON BEGINS NEW CHAPTER

Sania Shaukat, Editor

January 24, 2018


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Here’s the truth: You think you don't want to grow old, because you have to get wrinkled, but I have everything that you would dream of as a kid. When you’re young, you want to have kids of your own that will grow up big and strong, I did that. You want to have a job that you love, I’ve done t...

MAKYLA DANIELS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

MAKYLA DANIELS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Shafana Mohammad, Reporter

December 20, 2017


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Many people dream of having the attention of cameras. For senior Makyla Daniels, that dream became a reality, because she was chosen to star in a Canadian documentary called Girls on the Bus. Canadian media company TVO is working with director and producer Maureen Judge to create this documentary. Gir...

GABRIEL TORO STRIVES FOR GOALS

GABRIEL TORO STRIVES FOR GOALS

Leyton Dudley, Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spotlight, Top Stories

From the moment freshman Gabriel Toro stepped onto the field, he knew that soccer would play an essential role in his life. His career began at the age of three in Brazil, and he continued pursuing his dreams when he moved to the United States two years later. Now, as one of two freshmen on the Semi...

STUDENT ENTREPRENEURS TAKE THE CAKE

STUDENT ENTREPRENEURS TAKE THE CAKE

Serra Sowers, Writer/Photographer

December 15, 2017


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Nobody ever said that being a high school senior was a piece of cake, but seniors Katelynn Phipps and Nick Jambe are determined to make it as sweet as possible. The duo of entrepreneurs recently founded the Hidden Bunny Cupcake bakery, based off of their website, hbcupcakes.com. There, customers c...