THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

PROM: WORTH THE COST, OR JUST A LOSS?

PROM: WORTH THE COST, OR JUST A LOSS?

Sania Shaukat, Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Depending on one's viewpoint, prom can be seen as a once-in-a-lifetime experience or an unnecessary American rite of passage. But is it really worth all the stir and the uproar — the angst about who to go with, planning promposals, what to wear and how much to spend? “My darkest secret from high school: I did...

FROM THE HALLWAYS TO THE WEDDING AISLE

FROM THE HALLWAYS TO THE WEDDING AISLE

Malavika Kannan, Junior Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Zoey Rosenblatt is not your average Health Academy senior. She wears a ring on her finger and counts down the days until Sept. 22. While most of her classmates worry about finding a prom dress, she worries about finding a wedding dress. That’s because Rosenblatt is among the small but growing populat...

HEALTH ACADEMY STUDENTS PREPARE FOR MEDICAL CAREERS

HEALTH ACADEMY STUDENTS PREPARE FOR MEDICAL CAREERS

Alexis Wood, Reporter

February 20, 2018


Filed under Spotlight, Student Life, Top Stories

Seminole High School is home to a variety of programs: the traditional program, the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, and the Health Academy. The students in Health Academy are given the opportunity to focus on the medical career route, taking specialized classes in these courses to become bett...

ACING THE SAT: TIPS FROM THE PROS

ACING THE SAT: TIPS FROM THE PROS

Sania Shaukat and Jennifer Schmid

February 16, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

The Scholastic Aptitude Test, most commonly referred to as the SAT, is a standardized test that students take to increase their chances of earning college admissions. The SAT assesses a student's math, writing, and reading levels. There are two sections to the test, each scored on a 200 to 800 point sc...

GALLERY: SIGNING DAY

GALLERY: SIGNING DAY

Adrian De Guzman, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

On one special day every year, Seminole High School's top athletes get rewarded for years of hard work: Signing Day. This is the day that students are officially signed on to participate in the athletics programs of various colleges. Today, six seniors signed to colleges in their respective sports: Ma...

NINTH GRADE CENTER: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

NINTH GRADE CENTER: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Malavika Kannan and Shafana Mohammad

February 6, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Student Life, Top Stories

The long-awaited Ninth Grade Center (NGC) will finally be ready for incoming freshmen in the 2018–19 school year. This center will be located at Millenium Middle School’s current campus and will house around 1,200 freshmen, including the International Baccalaureate, Health Academy, and Traditional...

GALLERY: HUMANS OF SEMINOLE

GALLERY: HUMANS OF SEMINOLE

January 31, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Student Life, Top Stories

Seminole High School is comprised of over 3,000 diverse and dedicated 'Noles, each with their own stories and perspectives on the world. Using our Instagram page (@seminolenewspaper), we launched a weekly #HumanOfSeminole feature to highlight the contributions and accomplishments of the members of our...

LITTLE APPRECIATION FOR UNSUNG HEROES OF SEMINOLE

LITTLE APPRECIATION FOR UNSUNG HEROES OF SEMINOLE

Thu-Minh Nguyen, Co-Content Manager

January 18, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

The following article was featured in our fall print issue. Print copies can be accessed in the media center or your English classroom. With a population of 3,500 students, Seminole High faculty and staff can only handle so much when it comes to maintaining the school. Teachers are the forepar...

TREE PEOPLE: GOING BEYOND THE NAME

TREE PEOPLE: GOING BEYOND THE NAME

Jillian Kindy, Editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

The following article was featured in our fall print issue. Print copies can be accessed in the media center or your English classroom. “Tree people” is a well-known nickname at Seminole High School given to those who sit at the benches nearest to the library. Their name comes from the ...

#THROWBACK: THE “OG” TEACHERS OF IB

#THROWBACK: THE “OG” TEACHERS OF IB

Mahek Shaikh, Activities Manager

December 20, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program was introduced at Seminole High School in the fall of 1998. Since then, many teachers have come and gone, helping the IB Program evolve to what it is today. Although almost twenty years have passed since its establishment, two teachers have been an integral ...

COURAGE, CONFIDENCE, AND COMING OUT

COURAGE, CONFIDENCE, AND COMING OUT

Zyva Sheikh, Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

SHS’s student body is a melting pot of races, religions, and viewpoints. It’s also home to a thriving LGBTQ+ community.   Although the LGBTQ+ students whom we interviewed said that they are treated well on campus, claiming that they face discrimination in society is an understatement. Many Am...

TALES FROM THANKSGIVING BREAK

TALES FROM THANKSGIVING BREAK

The Seminole Staff

November 29, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

From family dinners to Friendsgivings to Black Friday shopping, students at Seminole High School enjoy a variety of Thanksgiving traditions. However, during a week full of food comas and free time, things can quickly get out of hand. We asked Noles for their funniest, scariest, and craziest Thanksgiving...