THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

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

Photo credits: https://www.creativefabrica.com/product/black-graduation-cap/

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...

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

Duchess Meghan Markle makes history with her and Prince Harry retiring from the Royal family

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 ...