THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH LEADERSHIP

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH LEADERSHIP

Alexis Wood, Reporter

October 27, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...