THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

PROM 101: HOW TO BE A BALLER ON A BUDGET

Prom can be very expensive, so to help with costs, some students prefer to do their own hair and makeup.

Mansoor Esfandieyar, Photographer

April 3, 2018

Prom is around the corner, and while students figure out what to wear and who to go with, they find that getting ready can be an overwhelming experience. Girls, in particular, seem to have multiple tasks that contribute to their readiness for this special day. This lengthy list includes taking care of th...

HONOR GRAD SEASON SWEEPS SEMINOLE

Senior Kirsten Stoller chose to honor her leadership teacher, Mr. Mack, with a decorated poster.

Kayla DeLotte, Business/Social Media Manager

April 2, 2018

The season for awarding honor graduates has arrived, filling Seminole High School with sentimentality and excitement. Honor Grad, as it is colloquially known, is a coveted title that relates to a student’s GPA. There are three different levels to graduating with honors: Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, and...

SEMINOLE FOCUSES ON CAMPUS SECURITY

Security personnel stay vigilant in order to protect Seminole from threats.

Serra Sowers, Photographer

March 15, 2018

In 2018 alone, there have been 18 incidents in which a gun was discharged on a school campus. However, it was the shooting  at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in which 17 students lost their lives to an active shooter, that raised the overall concern of the safety of public schools around the...

STUDENTS WRITE HUNDREDS OF LETTERS TO GOVERNMENT

Hundreds of students filled out letters addressed to their local leaders.

Malavika Kannan, Junior Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2018

On Friday, close to 400 Seminole students walked out of class to express solidarity with the victims of gun violence nationwide. As part of the demonstration, students signed over 250 letters to state representative Jason Brodeur and senator Marco Rubio to demand increased gun reform. "To stand in [su...

PROM: WORTH THE COST, OR JUST A LOSS?

Prom is supposedly an unmissable part of being in high school, but is it worth the price?

Sania Shaukat, Editor

February 27, 2018

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

Zoey Rosenblatt is delighted by her engagement ring, which she described as a

Malavika Kannan, Junior Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2018

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 is a particular program that SHS takes pride in.

Alexis Wood, Reporter

February 20, 2018

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

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

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

Ms. Jaime Washington, the 9th Grade Center director, reviews her plans for the coming months.

Malavika Kannan and Shafana Mohammad

February 6, 2018

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

The Seminole is dedicated to telling our school's story, one  human at a time.

January 31, 2018

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

Cafeteria personnel often do a great deal behind the scenes to prepare meals for their

Thu-Minh Nguyen, Co-Content Manager

January 18, 2018

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...