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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...

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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...

Valentine's Day Plans: What You Should Know

Valentine’s Day Plans: What You Should Know

Sejal Mohan, Reporter February 10, 2021

Valentine’s Day is a holiday meant for celebrating various types of love, whether romantic, platonic, or familial, and the holiday is approaching quickly. Some people celebrate this holiday by doing...

As the school year progresses juniors and seniors prepare to take that S.A.Ts. The program NHS or National Honors Society is a scholarship program that allows top scoring students access to high quality colleges.

NHS Application and Information

Samhitha Katuru, Reporter February 8, 2021

For students working above and beyond, a chance to earn privileges from doing so and showcase their effort has appeared. Applications for the National Honors Society (NHS) of Seminole High School are now...

2020 is officially over and people all around the world celebrated the new year going into 2021. 
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Tips for the New Term

Ava Flaute, Designer January 28, 2021

As 2020 comes to an end, many students are starting to set their 2021 New Year’s Resolutions. Resolutions can be used in many ways to help students with multiple different things such as holding them...

With College Board’s plans to administer advanced placement exams both online and in person, students have displayed a mix of reactions. Though many may feel uneasy, teachers and College Board administrators express that they will do all that they can in order to prepare students before testing season.

Pandemic AP Exams: What We Now Know

Mahalla Hynes, Reporter January 26, 2021

Since the beginning of the pandemic last March, there has been much uncertainty surrounding standardized tests, especially those organized by the college board, like AP tests, SAT tests, and PSAT testing....

Seminole High School is offering Drivers Education to students. You can sign up from the school website or the front desk at either campuses.

Drivers Education During Pandemic

Christina Davenport, Reporter January 20, 2021

When it comes down to what it takes to be considered a “safe driver”, there are a few ways to tell the driver’s technical ability, the amount of time they’ve spent behind the wheel, and lastly,...

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How to Stay Safe During Cold and Flu Season

Mahalla Hynes, Reporter January 7, 2021

This year’s cold and flu season is approaching, and we face an entirely new set of complications. There are many ways to protect yourself from these viruses that you are probably already doing. What...

Though PSAT testing will be different from previous years, it’s a great way for students to assess where they stand in terms of college readiness. It’s a stressful time but the PSAT provides students with an opportunity to practice and learn.

PSAT Updates and Tips

Samhitha Katuru, Reporter January 5, 2021

The PSAT/NMSQT is a standardized mock test that helps students prepare for the real SAT. The test serves as more than a trial test, allowing students across the nation to qualify for scholarships, awards,...

Each year Seminole High School goes through mental health videos and information through nearpod.

Mental Health At Seminole: How Nearpods May Help

Christina Davenport, Reporter December 8, 2020

As students, we have all become familiar with the mental health nearpods presented by the county to help address mental health and bring awareness to substance abuse. The nearpods vary in length and each...

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