THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

PRIDE OF THE TRIBE GETS JAZZY

PRIDE OF THE TRIBE GETS JAZZY

Jennifer Schmid, Photographer

September 5, 2017

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

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

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...

NO FUNDING FOR EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

NO FUNDING FOR EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Thu-Minh Nguyen, Reporter

April 6, 2017

At Seminole High, extracurricular activities, ranging from sports to the arts, receive no money from the school or Seminole County, forcing them to rely on fundraising and advertisements to support their club. It is a common misconception that all schools fund their sports. However, at SHS, sports must count...

NEWSPAPER AND YEARBOOK TO COMBINE NEXT YEAR

NEWSPAPER AND YEARBOOK TO COMBINE NEXT YEAR

Zoya Wazir, Section Editor

March 31, 2017

The following article was published as a part of The Seminole Newspaper’s 2017 April Fool’s issue! The information, quotations, and other content is completely fictitious and should not be considered a true representation of the school, the administration, or other governing entities.   ...

STUDENTS WILL VOTE TO FIRE TEACHERS

STUDENTS WILL VOTE TO FIRE TEACHERS

Malavika Kannan, Content Manager

March 31, 2017

The following article was published as a part of The Seminole Newspaper’s 2017 April Fool’s issue! The information, quotations, and other content is completely fictitious and should not be considered a true representation of the school, the administration, or other governing entities.   ...

BREAKING NEWS: SCHOOL PLACED ON LOCKDOWN

BREAKING NEWS: SCHOOL PLACED ON LOCKDOWN

Brea Jones, Senior Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2017

On March 15, 2017, both Seminole High School and Millennium Middle School were placed on Code Red due to a shooting near the campuses. The Code Red was put in place around 1:45 p.m., which is after school hours on Wednesdays. Students were still on campus for after-school activities. The Seminole vs...

MISS SHS COMMITTEE PREPARES FOR SHOW

MISS SHS COMMITTEE PREPARES FOR SHOW

Mallika Dave, Section Editor

March 14, 2017

As the annual Miss SHS pageant approaches, the Seminole High School faculty and the 2016 Miss SHS, Senior Trishna Khatri, are preparing for this year’s show, which will take place on March 29 in the KWC auditorium. At this point, the judges have been selected and are currently in the process o...

PERSONALITY TESTS DETERMINE FUTURE CAREERS

PERSONALITY TESTS DETERMINE FUTURE CAREERS

Ghesseh Afshari, Reporter

March 10, 2017

From the time children are able to imagine it,  most visualize a lot of different possibilities when asked about their dream occupation. In high school, students are expected to make this decision to prepare them for life beyond high school. Some may choose a career before truly understanding what it re...

STUDENT LIGHTS FIRECRACKER IN TRASHCAN

STUDENT LIGHTS FIRECRACKER IN TRASHCAN

Zoya Wazir, Section Editor

March 6, 2017

On March 2, 2017, two students set off a firecracker in a trashcan in the alcove of Renegade Hall. As of now, only the student who directly set off the firecracker has been caught and will most likely be expelled and reprimanded under the law. Junior Jandrick Castro said, “I heard a loud noise and everyon...

NEW PASS POLICY INEFFICIENT

NEW PASS POLICY INEFFICIENT

Thu-Minh Nguyen, Reporter

February 13, 2017

On Jan. 9, a new pass policy was put into place to ensure the location of students. Instead of the prior usage of planners as passes, two different passes that are color-coded to indicate where the student should be have been substituted. However, this policy may be of a wasted effort to monitor students. ...

HOSA GOES TO STATES

HOSA GOES TO STATES

Kayla DeLotte, Reporter

February 6, 2017

HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) Future Health Professionals  is a program that was started during the 60’s and 70’s with the goal of creating an interest in students for various health careers. It’s first official conference took place from July 23-25, 1974. This program has ch...