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...

FOREIGN EXCHANGE AT SHS

Foreign exchange is an immersive program practiced by countries throughout the world.

Izma Shakil, Photographer

April 14, 2020

Given the opportunity to live in a foreign country, global exchange programs are an exciting experience for students of any background. Every year, Seminole High School “trades” students with foreign schools through Rotary International to embrace a new culture, meet other students and receive a rounded educati...

ON THE QUEST(BRIDGE) TO GREATNESS

Maria Guerrero and Zarif Caesar are the two QuestBridge Finalists that received full scholarships to one of their desired universities.

Jessica Ty, Photographer

February 3, 2020

With the help of the Questbridge Scholarship, two of Seminole’s very own high-achieving students received the news of their dreams on Dec. 2, 2019. The lives of these finalists forever changed upon discovering they were matched to one of their selected universities. Both receiving full-ride schola...

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. ...

BEWARE BEFORE YOU STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES

Peanut allergies are one of the most common and deadliest allergy.

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

September 30, 2019

Allergies affect people worldwide, some more deadly than others. About 30% of adults and 40% of children have allergies in the U.S.; with this large number continuing to grow, many lives are affected on a day-to-day basis. There are two categories when classifying allergies: non-food allergens such a...

DANCING TOWARDS THE BIG CITY

Mariah Pilcher strives to one day dance alongside the Rockettes in New York City.

Zayna Sheikh, Reporter

January 31, 2019

Pursuing a lifelong passion for a career is a daunting undertaking, especially when you have the risk of failure looming.  However, Varsity Dazzler Mariah Pilcher’s love for dance exceeds these fears. Pilcher has been perfecting her skills as a dancer for 15 years. Her lifelong love for dance b...

MEET MIGUEL GARZON, THE SENIOR ETCHING HIS NAME INTO SHS LEGACY

Senior Miguel Garzon holds up a flyer for his school positivity club, Inspire.

Michelle Arshad, Reporter

November 1, 2018

From the bright lights of the theater stage to the meaningful lessons of Inspire Club, Seminole High School is buzzing with one name: Miguel Garzon. The college-bound senior has been a determined, positive force of energy in SHS, organizing numerous community projects eto build his lasting legacy. ...

BUY A CUP, SAVE A LIFE: THE STORY OF PALATE

In Downtown Sanford, Palate Coffee Brewery is a volunteer coffee shop where all the profits go towards the elimination of human trafficking.

Michelle Arshad, Reporter

October 8, 2018

Downtown Sanford is filled with local shops and quirky flair. Amidst the bustle of the small city, tucked in the corner of second street, you'll find Palate: a tiny coffee shop making a big difference. Palate is a brewery staffed by volunteers, and their profits and tips are sent to the Love Mission...

TJ MELANI COMMITS TO STETSON FOR BASEBALL

Stetson University baseball commit, sophomore Tj Melani, stands tall before heading off to practice.

Kenedy Musante, Reporter

October 5, 2018

As a high school athlete, receiving offers from colleges is a great way to kick-start one’s future. For sophomore T.J. Melani, that step has just been crossed off his list. Stetson University recently offered him a spot on their championship winning baseball team. Melani has committed to the univ...

FOOTBALL STARS RISE TO SUCCESS

Zion Jackson (left), O'Shae Baker (middle), and Jordan Davis (right) have used their football careers at SHS as a launchpad to college.

Kenedy Musante and Leyton Dudley

September 10, 2018

For many high school athletes entering junior year, being recruited and committing to a college is a dream come true. The new school year has brought along a new football season, and with it, a new year of competition for athletes who strive to make it to the top. Juniors Zion Jackson, Jordan Davis and ...

MAO: MORE THAN JUST MATH

Seminole High School has been successful at math competitions, as suggested by the many awards they have won.

Gwyneth Katker, Photographer

April 24, 2018

Mu Alpha Theta, also known as MAO, is a popular competition math club at Seminole High School. Mathletes, as its members are affectionately called, attend individual and team event contests to solve difficult problems based on their current math level. Not only do these competitions provide great prest...

EDWARD BLACKSHEARE CAMPUS HONORS LOCAL EDUCATOR

The SCPS School Board voted to name Seminole High School's ninth grade center after Edward Blacksheare, an influential member of SHS's community.

Adrian De Guzman, Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2018

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...