THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

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...

DANGERS SPARK FROM PERFUME

DANGERS SPARK FROM PERFUME

Bhavani Selva, Reporter/Designer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

For sophomore Olivia Nycz, going to the locker room is a harrowing experience. A few minutes in the room leaves her arms covered in bright red rashes and her breathing shallow. The culprit: people spraying perfume. Nycz is not the only one. For several students, perfume is as deadly as poison. Althou...

SENIOR YEAR CAUSES SENIOR PROBLEMS

SENIOR YEAR CAUSES SENIOR PROBLEMS

Gwyneth Katker, Photographer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Senior year can be a very different experience depending on who you ask. For some, it can be a more relaxed experience and a year of fewer classes. For others, it‘s a year of more stress as they need to worry about college applications, their major, financial aid, extracurriculars, and academics. For seniors w...

PRIDE OF THE TRIBE GETS JAZZY

PRIDE OF THE TRIBE GETS JAZZY

Jennifer Schmid, Photographer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Student Life, Top Stories

After much tribulation, the Seminole High School band has decided on their band theme for this year: Latin jazz. This means that all of the songs played at the halftime show emulate this genre of music. Band director Cheyne Labonte chose this theme in the hopes that its energetic sound will be able to...

PROM COSTS SLOWLY RISING

PROM COSTS SLOWLY RISING

Mallika Dave, Section Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

With prom season approaching quickly, students are realizing the enormous costs associated with attending prom. This has led many to question how the money paid for prom tickets is allocated. Prom tickets are expensive, starting at $75 for SHS seniors and $85 for all other guests. In addition ...

ECO-FRIENDLINESS NEEDED AT SEMINOLE HIGH

ECO-FRIENDLINESS NEEDED AT SEMINOLE HIGH

Malavika Kannan, Content Manager

April 13, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

With Earth Day approaching, it is more important than ever to consider the vast impacts we leave as a community on the environment around us. As a campus of over 3,000 students, Seminole High School’s footprint on the Sanford environment is relatively large, making it crucial to assess the success a...