THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

Senioritis: The Mythical Disease 

Ritika Vonguru, Reporter

December 6, 2019

November 2019--As college application deadline dates are approaching, many high school seniors have begun to feel unmotivated towards school. This lack of motivation, dubbed senioritis, is commonly referred to as the feeling most seniors experience as they finish up their high school experience .  &...

Opioids

Opioids

Anusha Sikand and Michelle Arshad

December 5, 2019

In today’s day and age, drugs have become a prevalent mainstream activity among many of America’s youth. From common culture drugs such as tobacco and alcohol to those with heavier consequences, drugs have stormed the United States with a booming impact. Whether it be ourselves or someone we know...

SEXUAL ASSAULT AT ALARMING RATES IN COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES:

SEXUAL ASSAULT AT ALARMING RATES IN COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES:

Anusha Sikand and Ritika Vonguru

November 21, 2019

“I once saw a girl getting kidnapped near the University of Tampa and that traumatized me a lot. You hear about these dangerous instances but it is different when we witness [them] first hand.” said senior Aya Hassan. This is only one of many campus sexual assault stories.    Defining Se...

30 MINUTE LUNCH CRUNCH

30 MINUTE LUNCH CRUNCH

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Lunchtime for many students is an important part of their day, serving as a time to catch up with friends, take a mental break from studying, or complete homework for the next period. While insignificant to many, school lunches have evolved over the years to adhere to the nutrition requirements of s...

Breast Cancer October

Breast Cancer October

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

October 31, 2019

Breast Cancer Awareness month is a time for people to come together to increase awareness for breast cancer. It serves as a means of bringing the community together to raise funds, provide support, recognize those who have lost their battle with cancer, and hear the inspiring stories of those who survived. ...

BEWARE BEFORE YOU STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES

BEWARE BEFORE YOU STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

September 30, 2019

Allergies affect people worldwide, some more deadly than others. About 30% of adults and 40% of children have allergies in the U.S.; with this large number continuing to grow, many lives are affected on a day-to-day basis. There are two categories when classifying allergies: non-food allergens such a...

Student Schedule Changes

Student Schedule Changes

September 30, 2019

Over the past few weeks, many students have been experiencing schedule changes. Although this might seem purely inconvenient for the students, many of the changes are actually meant to help the teachers balance their classes. For many, it has been a confusing experience, switching classes five weeks in...

LEAVING VS COMING TO AMERICA

LEAVING VS COMING TO AMERICA

Kruthi Munugeti, Reporter

September 8, 2019

Going to a different country alone can be a daunting and exciting experience. Foreign exchange students experience a new country first hand when they go leave what they know to live with their host family. When thinking of a stereotypical foreign exchange student, most teens immediately think of some...

ACING ADMISSIONS: YOUR GUIDE FOR COLLEGE APPLICATIONS

ACING ADMISSIONS: YOUR GUIDE FOR COLLEGE APPLICATIONS

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

September 1, 2019

Senior season is officially here! This is a stressful time for seniors as they try to balance doing their school work while facing the grueling college admissions process. Though this task is often time consuming, following these tips will relieve some of the stress that comes along with trying to conq...

NEW ENVIRONMENTAL CLUB TAKES ROOT AT SEMINOLE HIGH SCHOOL

NEW ENVIRONMENTAL CLUB TAKES ROOT AT SEMINOLE HIGH SCHOOL

Samantha Flaute, Print Manager

August 24, 2019

The Environmental Club aims to bring recycling to Seminole High School and educate students on environmental issues.  The mission of the Environmental Club is to provide students with the opportunity to participate in Florida’s clean up projects, while gaining community service hours and spread awaren...

ANNUAL HONOR GRAD TRADITION RETURNS TO SEMINOLE

Shafana Mohammad, Editor

May 3, 2019

As the school year comes to a close, the season of banquets, awards, and graduation arrives. One particular ceremony, commonly known as the Honor Grad Ceremony, was held on Thursday, April 25 where students received cords that acknowledge these honors. Based on the Latin Honors system, there are ...

SPIKING INTO A SANDY SEASON

SPIKING INTO A SANDY SEASON

Jessica Ty, Photographer

May 1, 2019

As the warmth of the sun scorch their backs, they leap forward, spiking the sandy ball with the center of their palms. With several teams already established throughout Seminole County, Seminole High School finally introduces a new sport: Girls Beach Volleyball. Carrying determined hearts, these player...