THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

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

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

Michelle Arshad, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

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

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

Michelle Arshad, Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

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

TJ MELANI COMMITS TO STETSON FOR BASEBALL

Kenedy Musante, Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

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

FOOTBALL STARS RISE TO SUCCESS

Kenedy Musante and Leyton Dudley

September 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spotlight, Top Stories

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

MAO: MORE THAN JUST MATH

Gwyneth Katker, Photographer

April 24, 2018


Filed under Spotlight

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

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


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

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


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

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


Filed under Spotlight

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


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

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


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

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”...