THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

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...

CHEWY THE SAMOYED CHARMS SEMINOLE

CHEWY THE SAMOYED CHARMS SEMINOLE

Shafana Mohammad, Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Student Life

It's often said that dog is man’s best friend and man is dog's best friend. In the case of senior Isabel Adamus and her dog Chewy, this saying has never been truer. Wanting to share her lovable dog with the rest of the world, she created the popular "dogstagram" account @chewythesamoyed on Instagra...

FREAKY FEARS AT SHS

FREAKY FEARS AT SHS

Serra Sowers, Photographer and Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Student Life, Top Stories

It's Halloween and everyone is in the mood for a scare — or at least, a laugh from it. Almost everyone has an irrational fear, or a phobia, which is an intense fear that has been developed due to a bad experience. Irrational fears are quite common in teenagers and adults, especially when it com...

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH LEADERSHIP

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH LEADERSHIP

Alexis Wood, Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Almost every student at Seminole High School has heard of Leadership, the mastermind organization behind our school’s most popular events. From organizing our pep rallies to carrying out homecoming, Leadership is a vital part of our school. With a multitude of applicants for Leadership each year, many ...

#THROWBACK: CATCHING UP WITH HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN

#THROWBACK: CATCHING UP WITH HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN

Shafana Mohammad, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Student Life

For many students, becoming homecoming king or queen is at the top of their high school bucket list. However, this was not the case for this year’s homecoming winners, senior Mansoor Esfandieyar and senior Zoya Wazir. Two weeks after the homecoming hubbub has died down, they revisit one of the most exci...

WHERE IS ALL THE PEP?

WHERE IS ALL THE PEP?

Kierstin Phillips, Photographer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Student Life, Top Stories

Since the start of the 2017-18 year, many have noticed that school spirit seems to be missing in the student body; the cancelling of several pep rallies has had a decidedly negative on the overall spirit of student body. However, students should know that Leadership is doing everything they can to re...