THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

Students can volunteer to help their communities. You can earn extra credit hours and many scholarship opportunities.

Volunteering Tips and Ideas

Mahalla Hynes, Reporter April 29, 2021

There are many reasons students participate in volunteering ranging from scholarships to a feeling of moral obligation. Service often brings people joy because it is exciting to know you have helped someone...

Due to Covid-19, Seminole High School Seniors did not get their usual prom. Fortunately, SHS decided to throw a Golden Noles Gala, a safer alternative to prom.

Seminole Hosts First Ever Golden Noles Gala

Sejal Mohan, Reporter April 28, 2021

On April 10, the seniors at Seminole High School attended the Golden Noles Gala. Since this school year has had many activities altered or removed due to COVID-19, the seniors are considering this as their...

High school can be tough to navigate, especially for underclassmen who are new to the whole concept. Though the high school experience is unique for every individual, here is some advice that seniors would give to help those who are new!

Dear Underclassmen: A Letter From A Senior

Christina Davenport, Reporter April 27, 2021

Dear underclassmen, Some of the most common phrases you will hear a senior say is “I can’t wait to leave,” “I can’t wait to graduate,” or “I can’t wait to get out of this town.” But...

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as FAFSA is a form used to seek students eligibility for student aid.

FAFSA Requirements

Samhitha Katuru, Reporter April 26, 2021

With graduation approaching closely, the senior class of 2021 now has the option of enrolling for The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA is a form filled out by current and eventual...

The time for the class of 2021 to depart is approaching. Though many senior events have been cancelled due to Covid-19, arrangements to say our goodbyes are in production. The graduation ceremony is expected to take place at UCF’s Football Stadium.

Senior Graduation Plans: 2021

Christina Davenport, Reporter April 19, 2021

Undoubtedly,  the graduating classes of both 2020 and 2021 have truly had a freakshow of a “high school experience” due to the effects of the pandemic. Students have missed out on lifelong dreams...

Bright Futures is a scholarship program offered to students in the state of Florida with certain SAT/ACT scores, but this year there is talk of changing that.

Bright Futures May Not Be So Bright

Samhitha Katuru, Reporter April 16, 2021

For generations, the Florida Bright Futures scholarship program has provided thousands of students with the ability to attend college, awarding those with potential with grants and funds to receive higher-level...

Spring break has come to a close, this year with the pandemic it was not a normal spring break for most. Less traveling and interactions but everyone seemed to make the most out of it.

Seminole’s Spring Break

Sejal Mohan, Reporter April 9, 2021

Just recently, the students, faculty, and staff at Seminole High School had their spring break. In a school year littered with so many changes and uncertainties, the break was a much-needed reprieve. It...

Summer is right around the corner, which means more free time for students. For those looking for some experience, there are many job opportunities in the summertime. It is best to start researching and filling out required forms now!

Summer Job Searching

Shea Brandau, Design Manager April 1, 2021

As summer approaches and COVID-19 vaccines are being administered, more and more places are opening back up to the public. As a result, more staff may be needed in multiple areas close to Seminole High...

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Graduation Updates For Seniors

Sejal Mohan, Reporter March 3, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an effect on the way events at Seminole High School (SHS) take place. The prior plan for graduation was to hold it in batches based on last name, but as cases continued to...

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IB Exams Be Cancelled

Sejal Mohan, Reporter February 26, 2021

The students in the International Baccalaureate Program at Seminole High School have been anxiously awaiting a decision on whether or not they will have to sit and take IB exams this May. Last year, those...

SHS HOSA Team Group Photo courtesy of SHS HOSA.

SHS Places at HOSA Regionals

Samhitha Katuru, Reporter February 24, 2021

Seminole High School is proud to announce that some of its students from HOSA are finalists for the Health Occupations Students of American (HOSA) regional competition. HOSA is an international club that...

As the year begins to close students enrolled in the IB program prepare to take the IB exams. There is still talk about the format of these exams, one possible option is a monitored at home assessment.

IB Exam Controversy: Students Speak Their Truth

Mahalla Hynes, Reporter February 22, 2021

As we get closer and closer to exam season, students become more concerned with exam plans. Many exam companies like IB have not provided many details. This causes a lot of stress for students who do not...

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