THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

COVID & CLUBS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Although most students are staying home, those who choose to come to school have the opportunity to participate face to face for clubs. The Technology Student Association has many students participating in class and online.

Shea Brandau, Design Manager

September 16, 2020

As the dust settles around this new school year, some students are working on establishing their own clubs at Seminole High School (SHS). Since many students are staying at home and working through Seminole Connect or FLVS, there has been an issue with advertising clubs to students. Many club leaders ...

Precautions taken at Seminole High School

Seminole High School has been taking many precautions to ensure that students on campus are safe. One is students must be seated 6-feet apart during class time  with plexiglass screens surrounding the desks and tables must be sanitized after every class. Photo credit: New York TImes

Manya Garg, Reporter

September 8, 2020

To open schools in the midst of a global pandemic required the tireless effort of many teachers. At the start of the school year, guidance counselors were thrown into a frenzy sorting out the schedules of numerous students at Seminole High School (SHS). However, despite this, students are grateful tha...

NO BLOCK SCHEDULE

This picture shows the 2019-2020 school years bell schedule. But, next year Seminole High School has changed it to all seven classes and no more block days.

Julio Roman, Reporter

May 12, 2020

With the 2019-2020 school year coming to an end, many changes are expected to come. Among these changes, unexpectedly, is a new schedule. For the 2020-2021 school year, the administration has decided to remove block days and advisement. This change may come as a shock for rising classes, as students...

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...

APRIL SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH

As of 2000, the blue ribbon represents sexual assault awareness in the United States. Photo credit to https://www.efr.org/sexual-assault-awareness-month/ .

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

April 23, 2020

The month of April honors sexual assault awareness, encouraging communities to show support to the millions of unheard voices and survivors of sexual assault. Sexual assault is defined as the violence against another person for power over another, taking the other person’s choice away.  Victims o...

THE IMPORTANCE OF SELF-ISOLATION IN THEL U.S.

To help stop the spread if the coronavirus, the CDC is beginning to enforce social-distancing up to 6 feet apart.

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

April 6, 2020

Amidst the spread of the coronavirus, many have taken part in self-quarantine to prevent its spread. Entire populations are practicing social distancing in an attempt to be good samaritans and promote safety in this time of global crisis. Self-isolation also allows for those who are more susceptible...

MODIFIED SCHEDULES FOR SENIORS

Seminole is offering an option for students to have a modified schedule.

Julio Roman, Reporter

March 10, 2020

For many years, Seminole has offered the opportunity for students to dual enroll, take virtual school courses, or do on job the training as opportunities to leave campus early. For the 2020-2021 school year, rising seniors now have the opportunity to apply for a modified schedule. With this new schedul...

HEALTH ACADEMY OVERVIEW

Senior Health Academy students have many opportunities that can bring them further in their desired health field.

Julio Roman, Reporter

March 3, 2020

At Seminole High, a variety of programs are offered to students interested in exploring more knowledge. These include the International Baccalaureate program, PSI High, and the Academy of Health Careers. Commonly referred to Health Academy, students learn several different skills in this program that wil...

NETFLIX VS. DISNEY+ VS. HULU

Netflix, Disney plus, and Hulu are each different streaming platforms that appeal to varying audiences.

Julio Roman, Reporter

February 28, 2020

On Nov. 12, Disney released their take on video streaming with their own mobile app, Disney+. This newly created application is a strong competitor for already established streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu. Disney+ includes various movies from different franchises, including Marvel movies such as...

Bye-Bye Common Core

The Common Core Standards, an educational initiative since 2010, are recently being eliminated.

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

February 24, 2020

This year, a new major change is happening in the K-12 school systems: the removal of Common Core to Benchmarks to Excellent Student Thinking (B.E.S.T.). While some are excited for a revision in public schools’ academic approach, many teachers and parents are concerned about the effects of this chang...

KEYED CAR AT SHS

Usman Khan, Reporter

February 18, 2020

This article has been updated with more accurate information as of Feb. 19, 2020 at 10:50am    Many students drive to school, creating a liability to one’s vehicle, especially a “nice” car. Within the last week, baseball player Josue Matos experienced the negative effects of said lia...

PARKING ON CAMPUS

PARKING ON CAMPUS

Julio Roman, Reporter

February 13, 2020

With a new school year comes a new parking situation. Parking on campus is a privilege, as it allows students of different situations such as OJT (on the job training), dual enrollment, and virtual to leave school when they need to. With parking being so beneficial, there are a few caveats to the system...