THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

HEALTH ACADEMY AMBASSADORS REPRESENT PROGRAM

HEALTH ACADEMY AMBASSADORS REPRESENT PROGRAM

Ghesseh Afshari, Reporter

December 12, 2016


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

As the season approaches for seniors to submit their college applications, 8th graders are also deciding on where to attend high school. Parents and students alike have many questions to ask about the different magnet programs offered and want to see a more personal perspective from students who are already i...

STUDENTS JUGGLE SCHOOL AND EXTRACURRICULARS

STUDENTS JUGGLE SCHOOL AND EXTRACURRICULARS

Taylor Harris, Section Editor

November 30, 2016


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

“I'm sorry have you tried working 30 hours a week with school and homework?” tweets Silda Romero. At Lake Mary High School, a student posted a tweet that said, “If you're not a student-athlete you have no idea what being ‘tired’ really is.” This led to uproar from working students and students en...

ACCOMMODATING DISABLED STUDENTS

ACCOMMODATING DISABLED STUDENTS

Kayla DeLotte, Reporter

November 18, 2016


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Seminole is an extremely diverse campus that is full of tolerance and positivity. Administrators, teachers, and the school are willing to do whatever is necessary to assure that all students are properly accommodated. This mindset is especially applied to students who have disabilities, whether they...

GIRLS WHO CODE COMES TO SEMINOLE

GIRLS WHO CODE COMES TO SEMINOLE

Thu-Minh Nguyen, Reporter

November 11, 2016


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Girls Who Code, a nonprofit organization aimed at encouraging girls to enter the field of computer science, is coming to SHS in December. Student ambassadors and juniors Isabel Adamus and Cristalle Choi want the club to serve as a safe and supportive community for girls interested in learning how to...

SEMINOLE OVERWHELMINGLY REJECTS PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

SEMINOLE OVERWHELMINGLY REJECTS PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

Malavika Kannan, Content Manager

November 2, 2016


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Young people are not as enthused with politics as their older counterparts, notorious for their low voter turnout. A poll conducted by the Seminole Newspaper shows that over half of the student body is unsatisfied with either of the major candidates running for president this year. A random survey...

EMBRY-RIDDLE UNIVERSITY FLIES INTO SEMINOLE

EMBRY-RIDDLE UNIVERSITY FLIES INTO SEMINOLE

Ghesseh Afshari, Reporter

November 1, 2016


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While Seminole State College offers a wide variety of courses, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University offers a distinctive dual enrollment program unlike any other: a rigorous aeronautics curriculum. The dual enrollment program originated in 2013. It allows students from all across Seminole County to earn...

BLOCK DAYS PROMOTE PRODUCTIVITY

BLOCK DAYS PROMOTE PRODUCTIVITY

Landon Ludlow, Reporter

October 25, 2016


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Block scheduling at Seminole is only a year old, but it has already provided countless benefits for students and staff. he new schedule was implemented at the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year after some experimentation with new scheduling the year before. For underclassmen, block is the norm, but juniors ...

YOUNG POLITICIANS: TEACHERS MEET TO DISCUSS PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

YOUNG POLITICIANS: TEACHERS MEET TO DISCUSS PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

Adrian De Guzman, Junior Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Although the 2016 presidential election has been aberrantly engrossing, Seminole High School students became even more interested when the Young Politicians held a teacher debate between two highly regarded teachers: Mr. Jay Scofield and Ms. Dianne Newton. The debate focused on the two presidential cand...

LITTERING AND VANDALISM CONTINUE TO OCCUR

LITTERING AND VANDALISM CONTINUE TO OCCUR

Thu-Minh Nguyen, Reporter

October 14, 2016


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Littering and vandalism are two substantial issues that have persisted through the years at SHS. Littering has been a continuing problem in many places because it causes potential environmental complications, such as killing plants and attracting harmful bacteria to an area, while being costly to clean ...

COLLEGES NOT AS IMPRESSED WITH CLUBS AS BELIEVED

COLLEGES NOT AS IMPRESSED WITH CLUBS AS BELIEVED

Zoya Wazir, Section Editor

October 10, 2016


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

As college application season approaches, many seniors find themselves in a scramble to put more clubs on their resumes in an attempt to be the perfectly “well-rounded” applicant. However, some suggest that being in a multitude of clubs is not necessarily the key to college acceptance. For example,...

CULTURAL CLUBS ALLOW STUDENTS TO BE REPRESENTED

CULTURAL CLUBS ALLOW STUDENTS TO BE REPRESENTED

Thu-Minh Nguyen, Reporter

October 5, 2016


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Clubs such as Asian Student Association and Muslim Student Association each spotlight the features of a certain culture, incorporating traditional aspects such as foods, activities, and informative characteristics in the meetings. By accommodating a number of clubs that showcase the array of cultures...

PAREENA SHARMA ELEVATES KEY CLUB

PAREENA SHARMA ELEVATES KEY CLUB

MEGANA VONGURU, REPORTER

October 4, 2016


Filed under Spotlight, Student Life, Top Stories

From a young age, senior Pareena Sharma made it her duty to be as involved in the community as possible. She has always been a leader, so when she entered high school her first step was to join Key club. Key Club is an international organization that provides students with community service opportun...