THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

CORONA CRISIS

CORONA CRISIS

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

February 7, 2020

A global outbreak of the coronavirus is killing hundreds around the world and inciting fear amongst nations unexposed to the virus. With the high death toll and the increasing number of affected people, countries all over the world are left in fear as to how to protect their citizens. The 2019 Nov...

MEGXIT

Duchess Meghan Markle makes history with her and Prince Harry retiring from the Royal family

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

January 30, 2020

In 2017, Meghan Markle became a national British icon when she married the Duke of Sussex, more commonly known as Prince Harry. Megan Markle, a former actress, is the second American member of the British royal family. Markle was raised in Los Angeles, California and has a mixed ethnic heritage being ...

TARDY LOCKOUTS AFFECTING STUDENTS

Dr.Rodriguez implemented a new tardy policy to combat the extensive amount of tardies recently.

Julio Roman, Reporter

January 28, 2020

With prompt attendance valued on campus, Seminole High school administration has implicated a new policy to ensure students are in class on time. Beginning this semester, the “Tardy Lockout” system, a system requiring students to arrive to class on time, will take place. Tardiness to class will ...

SEIZURES: MORE COMMON THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT

The risk of seizures should be known by all and local ERs provide tips on how to help those suffering.

Anusha Sikand, Report

December 9, 2019

In an instant, a seizure can be deadly. About 1 in 1,000 people die a year due to uncontrollable seizures. A seizure is a sudden, uncontrolled electrical disturbance in the brain that can cause changes in your behavior, movements, feelings, and levels of consciousness. Seizures have levels of intensity that are exp...

SENIORITIS: THE MYTHICAL DISEASE

Ritika Vonguru, Reporter

December 6, 2019

November 2019--As college application deadline dates are approaching, many high school seniors have begun to feel unmotivated towards school. This lack of motivation, dubbed senioritis, is commonly referred to as the feeling most seniors experience as they finish up their high school experience .  U...

OPIOID EPIDEMIC HARMS LIVES

Our generations opiod crisis grows more everyday, leaving an increasing damage to our society.

Anusha Sikand and Michelle Arshad

December 5, 2019

In today’s day and age, drugs have become a prevalent mainstream activity among many of America’s youth. From common culture drugs such as tobacco and alcohol to those with heavier consequences, drugs have stormed the United States with a booming impact. Whether it be ourselves or someone we know...

SEXUAL ASSAULT AT ALARMING RATES IN COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES:

SEXUAL ASSAULT AT ALARMING RATES IN COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES:

Anusha Sikand and Ritika Vonguru

November 21, 2019

“I once saw a girl getting kidnapped near the University of Tampa and that traumatized me a lot. You hear about these dangerous instances but it is different when we witness [them] first hand.” said senior Aya Hassan. This is only one of many campus sexual assault stories.    Defining Se...

30 MINUTE LUNCH CRUNCH

The Seminole lunch line is a battleground for hungry students.

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Lunchtime for many students is an important part of their day, serving as a time to catch up with friends, take a mental break from studying, or complete homework for the next period. While insignificant to many, school lunches have evolved over the years to adhere to the nutrition requirements of s...

Breast Cancer October

During the month of October, several organisations and charities raise breast cancer awareness.

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

October 31, 2019

Breast Cancer Awareness month is a time for people to come together to increase awareness for breast cancer. It serves as a means of bringing the community together to raise funds, provide support, recognize those who have lost their battle with cancer, and hear the inspiring stories of those who survived. ...

BEWARE BEFORE YOU STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES

Peanut allergies are one of the most common and deadliest allergy.

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

Students are continuing to get schedule changes due to class sizes still being crowded.

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

SHS students Dominic Toth and Terra Johnson participate in foreign exchange.

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...