THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

MODIFIED SCHEDULES FOR SENIORS

MODIFIED SCHEDULES FOR SENIORS

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

HEALTH ACADEMY OVERVIEW

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 VS. DISNEY+ VS. HULU

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

Bye-Bye Common Core

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...

CORONA CRISIS

CORONA CRISIS

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

February 7, 2020

A global outbreak of the coronavirus is killing hundreds around the world and inciting fear amongst nations unexposed to the virus. With the high death toll and the increasing number of affected people, countries all over the world are left in fear as to how to protect their citizens. The 2019 Nov...

MEGXIT

MEGXIT

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

January 30, 2020

In 2017, Meghan Markle became a national British icon when she married the Duke of Sussex, more commonly known as Prince Harry. Megan Markle, a former actress, is the second American member of the British royal family. Markle was raised in Los Angeles, California and has a mixed ethnic heritage being ...

TARDY LOCKOUTS AFFECTING STUDENTS

TARDY LOCKOUTS AFFECTING STUDENTS

Julio Roman, Reporter

January 28, 2020

With prompt attendance valued on campus, Seminole High school administration has implicated a new policy to ensure students are in class on time. Beginning this semester, the “Tardy Lockout” system, a system requiring students to arrive to class on time, will take place. Tardiness to class will ...

SEIZURES: MORE COMMON THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT

SEIZURES: MORE COMMON THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT

Anusha Sikand, Report

December 9, 2019

In an instant, a seizure can be deadly. About 1 in 1,000 people die a year due to uncontrollable seizures. A seizure is a sudden, uncontrolled electrical disturbance in the brain that can cause changes in your behavior, movements, feelings, and levels of consciousness. Seizures have levels of intensity that are exp...

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 .  U...

OPIOID EPIDEMIC HARMS LIVES

OPIOID EPIDEMIC HARMS LIVES

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...