THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

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...

LARGER CLASS SIZES: THE LOWDOWN

LARGER CLASS SIZES: THE LOWDOWN

Malavika Kannan, Junior Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

As students entered their classrooms on the first day of school, anxiously searching for seat with their friends beyond the extent of the teacher’s gaze, they noticed an interesting phenomenon: there didn’t seem to be nearly enough chairs. In some classrooms at Seminole High School (SHS), teachers exper...

DON’T WAIT, OR YOU’LL BE LATE

DON’T WAIT, OR YOU’LL BE LATE

Gwyneth Katker, Photographer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Student Life, Top Stories

Seminole High School is about to launch a new student identification and tardy pass policy, creating a buzz among both students and staff. While most students are reluctant to accept these changes, these new policies will hopefully increase the security and efficiency of our campus.  Whenever on...

THE NAME GAME CONTINUES

THE NAME GAME CONTINUES

Alexis Wood, Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Seminole has had its fair share of problems in the past, but coming up with quirky building names has not been one - at least, not until 2015. Many students have realized that a few of our buildings are not named in the Seminole-themed fashion like the rest. These include the buildings commonly referred t...

TEACHERS TAKE TECH

TEACHERS TAKE TECH

Shafana Mohammad, Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Student Life, Top Stories

Last year, a student installed a projector app on their phone and slipped it into their bag instead of placing it in their teacher's designated cell phone tray. Throughout class, the student kept messing with the teacher's projector by turning it on and off. This resulted in a strong crackdown on cell ...

LOOKING INTO FRESHMAN YEAR

LOOKING INTO FRESHMAN YEAR

Leyton Dudley, Reporter

September 25, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Freshman year is a year full of beginnings. The upcoming football games, pep rallies, new friends, and classes can be an exciting rush of change to kick off the year for incoming students. It starts with one of the biggest choices that many will make when coming into Seminole High School: the program...

IRMAGEDDON: THE AFTERMATH

IRMAGEDDON: THE AFTERMATH

Malavika Kannan and Zoya Wazir

September 22, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Student Life, Top Stories

When they first heard about the upcoming hurricane, many students didn’t expect much more than a flurry of memes and a day off of school. While Irma was indeed occasion for a social media explosion, Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) students also ended up getting more than they asked for with t...

DEAR FRESHMAN ME (Volume I)

DEAR FRESHMAN ME (Volume I)

Kayla DeLotte, Business/Social Media Manager

September 22, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Dear Freshman Me, Freshman year is the year of many firsts. A person will experience their first taste of school spirit, football games, and even freedom. Looking back, there are some pieces of advice that people should receive prior to starting high school. First, your friend group is everything, so c...