THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

TEACHERS TAKE TECH

Teachers are taking a stand and requiring students to disconnect in class in hopes of creating a better learning environment.

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

Freshman take their first steps into high school as seniors walk out.

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

Although the campus trees have taken a hit, Seminole spirit hasn't.

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)

Freshman take their first steps into high school as seniors walk out.

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

Perfume poses a danger to some students with severe reactions.

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

In addition to their duties as students, senior stress results from important responsibilities required from them as their high school career ends.

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...

PRIDE OF THE TRIBE GETS JAZZY

Band students are proud to represent The Pride of the Tribe with their new shirts.

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

Students are continuing to struggle with keeping up with the costs of prom.

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

Seminole High is in need of better recycling programs to further campus eco-friendliness.

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

Extracurricular activities  do not receive any funding from SHS and  have to garner money on their own.

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

The Seminole Newspaper and Salmagundi Yearbook staff will combine next year to run both publications.

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 are now able to vote on whether or not a teacher should be fired.

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.   ...