THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

UNMASKING PROM: BEHIND THE SCENES

UNMASKING PROM: BEHIND THE SCENES

Malavika Kannan, Reporter

April 25, 2016


Filed under Spotlight, Student Life, Top Stories

Seminole High School was haunted all year by the suspense of what their prom theme would be. In February, the theme was revealed to be "A Phantom Affair," based on the Phantom of the Opera, after a week of clues. However, unknown to many students, a great deal of planning on the part of Junior Class...

ODYSSEY OF THE MIND SPURS CREATIVITY

ODYSSEY OF THE MIND SPURS CREATIVITY

Adrian De Guzman, Activities Manager

March 14, 2016


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

On Saturday, Feb. 27, seven teams from Seminole High School attended the regional competition for Odyssey of the Mind at Edgewater High School. The organization and correlated events are a good forum to demonstrate a team’s ability to work together and think creatively. According to the organization’s official w...

SHS YOUNG POLITICIANS DEBATE IT OUT

SHS YOUNG POLITICIANS DEBATE IT OUT

Sameeha Rashid, Reporter

February 24, 2016


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

Young Politicians is a club at Seminole High School that is dedicated to engaging students in national and international political issues and to bring awareness to the importance of voting. They want to show the true facts and not everything that's trending on Twitter. Sophomore Amrita Kapat say...

MUSLIM STUDENT ASSOCIATION STARTS AT SEMINOLE HIGH

MUSLIM STUDENT ASSOCIATION STARTS AT SEMINOLE HIGH

Maliha Kareem, Reporter

December 9, 2015


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

Toward the end of the 2014-2015 school year, current junior Leana Yacoub created the Muslim Student Association (MSA) at Seminole High School. The club's goal is to spread knowledge about Islam and provide a space where any student can participate regardless of their religion. Club president Yacoub...

SHS TEACHER MOMS LEAD DOUBLE LIVES

SHS TEACHER MOMS LEAD DOUBLE LIVES

Micaela Zelk, Copy Editor

November 16, 2015


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

Students may think that they are the only people on campus who are going through big changes, but this is not the case. There are many teachers on campus who are transitioning into an important phase of life: parenthood. A big step in the process of maternity leave is the preparation for their hi...

DAZZLERS SPICE UP HOMECOMING GAME

DAZZLERS SPICE UP HOMECOMING GAME

Sameeha Rashid, Reporter

November 12, 2015


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

Homecoming is an important tradition at Seminole High School, but what most people overlook are the groups of talented individuals who contribute to its valuable history. One specific community with school spirit, strength, and stamina is the renowned family of Dazzlers. The Dazzlers could be seen...

CRAFT MAKES STUDENTS FIRST PRIORITY

CRAFT MAKES STUDENTS FIRST PRIORITY

Katelyn Liston, Design Editor

October 27, 2015


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

Guidance counselors are often crucial to a student’s success in high school; they help them grow and succeed, and make decisions that can influence them for the rest of their life. Here at Seminole there are eight guidance counselors. This includes Ms. Mindi Craft, the current tenth through twelft...

MR. PILCH BALANCES STUDENTS’ SUCCESS AND PERSONAL STUDYING

MR. PILCH BALANCES STUDENTS’ SUCCESS AND PERSONAL STUDYING

Katherine Lachcik, Copy Editor

September 30, 2015


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

Since 2002, Mr. Travis Pilch has taught several classes here at Seminole, including Biology 1, Pre-Diploma Programme (Pre-DP) Biology 1, and summer school sessions of Chemistry 1 Honors. This year, like the year before, Pilch teaches IB, SL, and HL Biology for juniors and seniors. Born and raised in Sa...

MRS. PAINTER’S SCORES AREN’T THE ONLY THING SOARING

MRS. PAINTER’S SCORES AREN’T THE ONLY THING SOARING

Maliha Kareem, Reporter

September 11, 2015


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

The buzz is true; Seminole High School has recruited a new Advanced Placement Human Geography teacher with a 100% pass rate, Mrs. Emily Painter. She may be new to Seminole High School, but is not new to teaching. Along with a perfect pass rate this past year, she has five years of experience in Palm Be...