THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

DUBBER TAKES THE DUB

DUBBER TAKES THE DUB

Megana Vonguru, Reporter

November 15, 2016


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

Working in marketing for over 10 years, Mrs. Renee Dubber never expected herself to become a teacher. As a student who vehemently hated high school, Mrs. Dubber swore that she would never step foot in one again. Now a teacher at Seminole High School, Mrs. Dubber insists that switching to a teaching jo...

SPOTLIGHT: DR. CONNIE COLLINS

SPOTLIGHT: DR. CONNIE COLLINS

Thu-Minh Nguyen, Reporter

November 8, 2016


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

Being a principal can be a demanding job with numerous responsibilities, but Dr. Connie Collins handles the job of keeping students and faculty in check effortlessly. Before Collins became the beloved principal of Seminole, she worked as a social studies teacher from 1984-1994. During that time...

DEDICATED DUO DIRECTS “ALMOST, MAINE”

DEDICATED DUO DIRECTS “ALMOST, MAINE”

Renee Sang, Co-photo manager

October 27, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Spotlight, Top Stories

Each Seminole High School Theatre Company (SHSTC) play consists of many students who put their immense effort into making a successful production, especially the directors. This year's play "Almost, Maine" is no exception with hard-working and dedicated student directors Lauryn Reid and Joseph Salom...

MR.HERNANDEZ TAKES ON THE ROLE OF AP RESEARCH TEACHER

MR.HERNANDEZ TAKES ON THE ROLE OF AP RESEARCH TEACHER

Kayla DeLotte, Reporter

October 13, 2016


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

Advanced Placement Research is one of the newest additions to Seminole High’s list of offered AP classes and is being taught by Douglas Hernandez. This class is designed to teach the methodology of conducting a research paper and pushes students to step out of their comfort zones and consider new persp...

PAREENA SHARMA ELEVATES KEY CLUB

PAREENA SHARMA ELEVATES KEY CLUB

MEGANA VONGURU, REPORTER

October 4, 2016


Filed under Spotlight, Student Life, Top Stories

From a young age, senior Pareena Sharma made it her duty to be as involved in the community as possible. She has always been a leader, so when she entered high school her first step was to join Key club. Key Club is an international organization that provides students with community service opportun...

MR. MACK: NOT YOUR AVERAGE LEADERSHIP TEACHER

MR. MACK: NOT YOUR AVERAGE LEADERSHIP TEACHER

Renee Sang, Co-photo manager

September 27, 2016


Filed under Spotlight, Student Life, Top Stories

After previous Leadership advisor(?) Mrs. Janill Johnson left Seminole, Leadership had to transition to a new teacher, Mr. Alexander Mack. Seminole’s Leadership is responsible for organizing important school events throughout the year including organizing pep rallies, running homecoming week, creating fu...

BRODER TAKES ON IB PSYCHOLOGY

BRODER TAKES ON IB PSYCHOLOGY

Taylor Harris, Section Editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

Following the retirement of former Psychology teacher Andrea Zara, Nicole Broder has stepped up to fill the position of IB Psychology this year. Broder is transitioning from teaching AP Human Geography and pre-IB World History to IB Psych and AP Human Geography. Early last spring, Broder contacte...

EMILY ERDMAN ACCEPTED TO NATIONAL ORCHESTRA

EMILY ERDMAN ACCEPTED TO NATIONAL ORCHESTRA

Malavika Kannan, Co-Content Manager

September 12, 2016


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Emily Erdman was sneaking into preschool music classes when she realized her passion for violin. For Erdman, the violin was love at first sight, and over fourteen years that passion only grew. Now a senior, Erdman will represent Seminole High School in the 2016 All-National Honors Symphony Orchestra. "I've...

Ms. Chirinos Steps into Role as New IB Counselor

Ms. Chirinos Steps into Role as New IB Counselor

Renee Sang, Co-photography manager

September 7, 2016


Filed under Spotlight, Student Life, Top Stories, Uncategorized

School counselors play a large role in many students' lives, and this year IB students will transition from Mrs. Craft, counselor from 2002 to 2016, to Ms. Erika Chirinos. Although only recently moving to Seminole, Chirinos is both qualified and prepared for her new position, as she has nine years...

SEMINOLE ALUMNI COMPETES IN RIO OLYMPICS

SEMINOLE ALUMNI COMPETES IN RIO OLYMPICS

Thu-Minh Nguyen, Reporter

August 29, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spotlight, Top Stories

Seminole alumni, Matt Kuchar, competed in golf at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil. He received the first bronze medal awarded for golf at the Olympics since the 1904 summer games. Kuchar was born in Winter Park to a Ukrainian family. When he was 12 years old, he began playing golf with his fath...

SEMINOLE SOFTBALLER AIMS FOR 2020 OLYMPICS

SEMINOLE SOFTBALLER AIMS FOR 2020 OLYMPICS

Landon Ludlow, Reporter

August 29, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spotlight, Top Stories, Uncategorized

In the midst of worldwide Olympic fever, one Seminole student has received some exciting news: she could compete in Tokyo at the 2020 Olympic Games. Georgina Corrick, an IB senior, began playing softball at age eleven, and it has fascinated her since. A dual citizen of the U.S. and the U.K., she mad...

YOLANDA WILLIAMS PUSHES STUDENTS TO NEW HEIGHTS

YOLANDA WILLIAMS PUSHES STUDENTS TO NEW HEIGHTS

Adrian De Guzman, Activities Manager and Maliha Kareem, Reporter

May 12, 2016


Filed under Spotlight, Student Life

Ninth grade English teacher Ms. Yolanda Williams is an exceptional teacher, and has been recognized for this quality by being given the title of one of the “Highest Impact Teachers in the State of Florida.” This is an achievement not handed out lightly, as Williams is among only four teachers ...