THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

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...

SPOOKY SEASON TAKES ORLANDO

SPOOKY SEASON TAKES ORLANDO

Kenedy Musante, Reporter

October 18, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...