THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

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


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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...

PIA VOLLMANN TAKES ON AMERICA

PIA VOLLMANN TAKES ON AMERICA

Malavika Kannan and Serra Sowers

December 12, 2017


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Starting at Seminole High School can be an experience full of firsts for everyone, from the first class to first pep rally to first dance. But for sophomore Pia Vollmann, an exchange student from Germany, her bucket list included her first Universal visit, first time surfing, first Black Friday shopping tr...

MR. STUMP PICKS UP JUNK

MR. STUMP PICKS UP JUNK

Kierstin Phillips, Photographer

December 11, 2017


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On an average school day, the lovely sights of Seminole High School include, but are not limited to, plates of uneaten breakfast on the Renegade stairs, straw wrappers littering the grass, and empty snack packets scattered around the foliage for that extra touch. While many students have accepted thi...

SPOTLIGHT: KAY WILLIAMSON, DIRECTOR OF GUIDANCE

SPOTLIGHT: KAY WILLIAMSON, DIRECTOR OF GUIDANCE

Leyton Dudley, Reporter

October 13, 2017


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Kay Williamson, Seminole High School's Director of Guidance, is well-known and loved by many of her students. Williamson has been at SHS since 1993 and has been the director of guidance for the last three years. As an SHS alumna herself, she is devoted to making SHS a better place for students and fa...

GETTING ARTSY WITH MRS. HOWARD

GETTING ARTSY WITH MRS. HOWARD

Hannah Bensel, Designer/ Reporter

September 25, 2017


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Many students who think their plates are full do not always consider the struggles that their own teachers face. For example, Mrs. Jennifer Howard, a Seminole High School art teacher, is juggling teaching multiple art courses, administering club activities, and to top it all off, preparing to be a f...

AMY SHEFFIELD WINS MISS SHS 2017

AMY SHEFFIELD WINS MISS SHS 2017

Thu-Minh Nguyen, Reporter

April 17, 2017


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Junior Amy Sheffield participated in the Miss SHS pageant on March 29, 2017. Aspiring to be a combination of a missionary, teacher, writer, and psychologist, Sheffield hopes to attend a university in Florida and then enroll in the New Tribes Bible Institute to further her studies. Competing in the...

SARMIENTO NAMED TEACHER OF THE YEAR

SARMIENTO NAMED TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Thu-Minh Nguyen, Reporter

December 15, 2016


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Veronica Sarmiento was amazed and honored to hear that she was selected as the 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year by her colleagues. As the school’s Yearbook adviser and the Digital Design teacher, she has broadened the use of mass media at SHS. Prior to becoming a teacher, Sarmiento worked as a graphic designer in ...

LOVE YOUR FAULTS CLUB SPREADS POSITIVITY

LOVE YOUR FAULTS CLUB SPREADS POSITIVITY

Malavika Kannan, Co-Content Manager

November 16, 2016


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 Two sophomores at Seminole High School have made it their mission to spread acceptance and kindness in Seminole. Mollie Brengman recently founded Seminole’s Love Your Faults Club, named after the popular Instagram page  @loveyourfaults, run with fellow student Drew Weiss. Both hope that the ...