THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

BEWARE BEFORE YOU STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES

BEWARE BEFORE YOU STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

September 30, 2019

Allergies affect people worldwide, some more deadly than others. About 30% of adults and 40% of children have allergies in the U.S.; with this large number continuing to grow, many lives are affected on a day-to-day basis. There are two categories when classifying allergies: non-food allergens such a...

Student Schedule Changes

Student Schedule Changes

September 30, 2019

Over the past few weeks, many students have been experiencing schedule changes. Although this might seem purely inconvenient for the students, many of the changes are actually meant to help the teachers balance their classes. For many, it has been a confusing experience, switching classes five weeks in...

LEAVING VS COMING TO AMERICA

LEAVING VS COMING TO AMERICA

Kruthi Munugeti, Reporter

September 8, 2019

Going to a different country alone can be a daunting and exciting experience. Foreign exchange students experience a new country first hand when they go leave what they know to live with their host family. When thinking of a stereotypical foreign exchange student, most teens immediately think of some...

ACING ADMISSIONS: YOUR GUIDE FOR COLLEGE APPLICATIONS

ACING ADMISSIONS: YOUR GUIDE FOR COLLEGE APPLICATIONS

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

September 1, 2019

Senior season is officially here! This is a stressful time for seniors as they try to balance doing their school work while facing the grueling college admissions process. Though this task is often time consuming, following these tips will relieve some of the stress that comes along with trying to conq...

NEW ENVIRONMENTAL CLUB TAKES ROOT AT SEMINOLE HIGH SCHOOL

NEW ENVIRONMENTAL CLUB TAKES ROOT AT SEMINOLE HIGH SCHOOL

Samantha Flaute, Print Manager

August 24, 2019

The Environmental Club aims to bring recycling to Seminole High School and educate students on environmental issues.  The mission of the Environmental Club is to provide students with the opportunity to participate in Florida’s clean up projects, while gaining community service hours and spread awaren...

ANNUAL HONOR GRAD TRADITION RETURNS TO SEMINOLE

Shafana Mohammad, Editor

May 3, 2019

As the school year comes to a close, the season of banquets, awards, and graduation arrives. One particular ceremony, commonly known as the Honor Grad Ceremony, was held on Thursday, April 25 where students received cords that acknowledge these honors. Based on the Latin Honors system, there are ...

Spiking Into a Sandy Season

Spiking Into a Sandy Season

Jessica Ty, Photographer

May 1, 2019

As the warmth of the sun scorch their backs, they leap forward, spiking the sandy ball with the center of their palms. With several teams already established throughout Seminole County, Seminole High School finally introduces a new sport: Girls Beach Volleyball. Carrying determined hearts, these player...

THROWBACK THURSDAY: SEMINOLE CROWNS MR. AND MISS SHS

THROWBACK THURSDAY: SEMINOLE CROWNS MR. AND MISS SHS

Shafana Mohammad, Editor

March 7, 2019

On Feb. 22, Seminole High School’s PTSA held its annual scholarship pageant: Mr. and Miss SHS. This year, Seminole has been pushing for gender equality through the inclusion of a new position: Mr. SHS. Over 20 applications were submitted with 12 participants in the pageant. The finalists are listed...

SAT SEASON TAKES OVER SHS

SAT SEASON TAKES OVER SHS

Zayna Sheikh, Reporter

March 2, 2019

It’s in the back of everyone’s mind: a constant, terrifying presence. With the arrival of March comes our school’s administered SAT. The fate of your entire academic career rests on your performance during this one standardized test — to say it's intimidating is an understatement. Oftentimes, ...

DECISION TIME: WHY COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENTS ARE STAYING IN-STATE

DECISION TIME: WHY COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENTS ARE STAYING IN-STATE

Michelle Arshad

February 25, 2019

From application fees and tuition costs to dorm fees and food, college bills can rack up quickly. It isn't easy for students tackle these bills, from hard-earned scholarships to dreaded student loans. Therefore, when it comes to deciding where to attend college, it’s no surprise that students are...

OUT OF THE CLASSROOM, ONTO THE ROAD

OUT OF THE CLASSROOM, ONTO THE ROAD

Izma Shakil, Photographer

February 25, 2019

In high school, field trips feel like only a memory of the past. A remnant of better days in elementary school, back when you woke up early and packed a brown-bagged lunch and sang 'The Wheels on the Bus' at the top of your lungs on the way. Seminole High School is well known for its excellent academic p...

GET THE FACTS, NOT THE FLU

GET THE FACTS, NOT THE FLU

Samantha Flaute, Reporter

January 22, 2019

With everyone sniffling, coughing, and sneezing, getting the flu this season might seem unavoidable. The Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that flu has resulted in 48.8 million illnesses in the past 2017-2018 season and more people continue to get affected each year. However, gi...