THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

SPOOKY SEASON TAKES ORLANDO

SPOOKY SEASON TAKES ORLANDO

Kenedy Musante, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

During the fall, Halloween Horror Nights and Petrified Forest are popular attractions that many Floridians enjoy. Halloween Horror Nights, hosted at Universal Studios in Orlando, has themed haunted houses and scare zones that guests can venture through. Petrified Forest, another Halloween-inspired attr...

NEW RED CROSS CLUB COMING TO SEMINOLE HIGHSCHOOL

NEW RED CROSS CLUB COMING TO SEMINOLE HIGHSCHOOL

Samantha Flaute, Reporter

October 15, 2018


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A new Red Cross club has been formed at Seminole High School with the intention of saving lives. The club is composed of students who work in collaboration with the Greater Orlando Chapter of the Red Cross, which assists club in its mission of raising awareness through community outreach. Their goa...

SANFORD SCHOOLS SUFFER FROM CONTAMINATED WATER

SANFORD SCHOOLS SUFFER FROM CONTAMINATED WATER

Serra Sowers and Saarah Sherifi

October 5, 2018


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Students who entered the Tribe, Warrior, Renegade, Health Academy or Tomahawk buildings this week observed a flyer above the bathroom sinks reading ‘DO NOT USE,’ urged instead to use temporary hand sanitizer bottles. According to English teacher Kelly Meahl, this occurred after a student reported a reddish ...

EXCHANGE STUDENTS CHASE THE AMERICAN DREAM

EXCHANGE STUDENTS CHASE THE AMERICAN DREAM

Jessica Ty, Photographer

September 27, 2018


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For many people across the world, living in America and learning English is an absolute dream. Kiia Toikka, Marvin Wongjarupun, Zoe Busche, and Maria Moratilla have done just that. Hailing from Finland, Thailand, Germany, and Spain, respectively, these four exchange students seek adventure, challeng...

NEW SHS AIRPLANE SOARS OFF THE RUNWAY

NEW SHS AIRPLANE SOARS OFF THE RUNWAY

Kruthi Munugeti, Reporter

September 25, 2018


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It’s a bird, it’s a plane--no need to go any further, it's a plane! Seminole High School has just acquired its own aircraft in the Career Center, which has been the talk of the campus since its arrival. The Cessna 150 is 52 years old and has the potential to be flown. For the students in the Aviatio...

0.7 MILES AWAY, TRANSPORTATION TROUBLES ARISE IN NGC

0.7 MILES AWAY, TRANSPORTATION TROUBLES ARISE IN NGC

Zyva Sheikh, Malavika Kannan, and Kruthi Munugeti

September 21, 2018


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The Edward Blacksheare Campus, commonly referred to as the Ninth Grade Center (NGC), has proven to be a blessing for some and a headache for others. Although it was built for the purpose of accommodating the yearly surge of freshmen, transportation has been one of its greatest challenges.  To connec...

CLASS OF 2019 DOMINATES NATIONAL MERIT QUALIFIER TEST

CLASS OF 2019 DOMINATES NATIONAL MERIT QUALIFIER TEST

Suhaib Hasan and Leyton Dudley

September 20, 2018


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Each October, every high school junior in the nation sits down to take one of the most challenging tests of their lives: the PSAT, also known as the practice SAT. This rigorous test is used to determine which students will qualify as semifinalists for the prestigious National Merit Scholarship (NMSC), award...

NOT TOO COOL FOR SCHOOL: TIPS FOR HAVING A GREAT YEAR

NOT TOO COOL FOR SCHOOL: TIPS FOR HAVING A GREAT YEAR

Jennifer Schmid, Photographer

September 17, 2018


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High school can be a frightening place. With the increase in school work, more responsibility, and ever present loom of college, students can crack under the pressure. However, there are actually many things to look forward to and enjoy out of this tough time. These 10 tips have been compiled to help...

PTSA OPENS COLLEGE CENTER FOR STUDENTS

PTSA OPENS COLLEGE CENTER FOR STUDENTS

Samantha Flaute, Reporter

September 6, 2018


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The Parent Teacher Student Association is a vital organization at Seminole High School, since it is in charge of overseeing budgets and planning events for students and faculty. This year, the PTSA has raised enough money to bring a college center to SHS. The new center will open on Nov. 1 in the Medi...

THE HIDDEN COST OF SUSPENSION: PART 1

THE HIDDEN COST OF SUSPENSION: PART 1

Malavika Kannan, Junior Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2018


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Note: Student names have been changed for privacy. Ashley was the kind of teen who normally didn’t crack under pressure. After all, the freshman had grown up with five siblings— three brothers and two sisters, to be exact— in a single-parent household headed by her mom, a former fitness trainer. Sh...

SUMMER SCHOOL OFFERED VIA SCVS AND PLATO

SUMMER SCHOOL OFFERED VIA SCVS AND PLATO

Hannah Bensel, Designer

April 20, 2018


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In the event of failing a class, there are multiple actions that a student can take. Seminole County Schools offers both Seminole County Virtual School (SCVS) and PLATO as opportunities for credit recovery. “Summer school is for students who have already failed a course, and are planning on rem...

SHOULD STUDENTS BE REQUIRED TO TAKE FOREIGN LANGUAGES?

SHOULD STUDENTS BE REQUIRED TO TAKE FOREIGN LANGUAGES?

Leyton Dudley, Reporter

April 17, 2018


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NO: STUDENTS NOT FOR-EIGN LANGUAGES By Leyton Dudley, Reporter Foreign language classes are known to be challenging but rewarding if the right amount of work and effort is put in. However, students at SHS-- especially those in the Health Academy Program-- hold a strong belief that foreign language classe...