THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

Spiking Into a Sandy Season

Spiking Into a Sandy Season

Jessica Ty, Photographer

May 1, 2019

As the warmth of the sun scorch their backs, they leap forward, spiking the sandy ball with the center of their palms. With several teams already established throughout Seminole County, Seminole High School finally introduces a new sport: Girls Beach Volleyball. Carrying determined hearts, these player...

BREAKING THE STIGMA AROUND WOMEN IN STEM

BREAKING THE STIGMA AROUND WOMEN IN STEM

Michelle Arshad, Reporter

April 28, 2019

Over the past couple of weeks, a group of international astronomers have captured the first ever digital image of a black hole. The discovery not only holds a major historical momentum among the scientific community here in the U.S., but worldwide as well. It has highlighted the importance of females in ST...

NOTRE DAME FIRE: A LOSS OF CULTURE

NOTRE DAME FIRE: A LOSS OF CULTURE

Zayna Sheikh, Reporter

April 22, 2019

The power of architecture lies within its permanence. While generations of people come and go, monuments outlast mortality. These structures stand as a testament to human ambition, will, and perseverance. They are supposed to remain even after our stories and legacies have faded from human memory. Â...

FIVE TIPS FOR GETTING A FIVE

FIVE TIPS FOR GETTING A FIVE

Jillian Kindy, Co-Content Manager

April 22, 2019

The dreaded AP testing season has arrived, forcing students to find new ways to ace exams. Most students are aware of the generic tips commonly given before any exam: for example, to get a good night’s sleep, eat a good breakfast, and to avoid cramming. Here are a few important "study hacks" that yo...

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL TAKES THE STAGE AT SEMINOLE

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL TAKES THE STAGE AT SEMINOLE

April 12, 2019

The spring musical is finally here! This year, the theater company is taking on the Disney classic, High School Musical.  As our school takes on the award-winning production on the weekend of April 11-14, many students anticipate its arrival. In High School Musical, athlete Troy Bolton falls for the intell...

CHRISTCHURCH TRAGEDY: STUDENTS UNIFIED IN GRIEF

CHRISTCHURCH TRAGEDY: STUDENTS UNIFIED IN GRIEF

Zayna Sheikh, Reporter

April 9, 2019

On March 14th, minutes before the Muslims of Christchurch, New Zealand were about to gather for Friday prayers, a gunman entered the Al-Noor Mosque and opened fire. He was armed with semi-automatic rifles and had attached a camera to his helmet, live-streaming the massacre of 51 men, women, and children ...

NOLE NATION GETS A NEW CHIEF

NOLE NATION GETS A NEW CHIEF

Serra Sowers, Photography Manager

April 8, 2019

If you see a new face at Seminole High School walking around, talking to students, conducting the band, acting out a scene in KWC, taking the first pitch at a baseball game, picking up trash, or making announcements on NDN news, you have met our new principal: Dr. Jordan Rodriguez. The Seminole wants to t...

BREAKING NEWS: GRAFFITI COVERS CAMPUS

BREAKING NEWS: GRAFFITI COVERS CAMPUS

The Seminole Newspaper Staff

April 5, 2019

On April 4th, 2019, students arrived on main campus to the scene of explicit graffiti and vandalism on several buildings and in some of the major walkways on campus. Similar damage has been reported at Lake Mary High School today.   The extent of the damage can be seen at Renegade Hall, the Media...

THE SEMINOLE: MAKING HEADLINES SINCE 1922

THE SEMINOLE: MAKING HEADLINES SINCE 1922

Yashaswini Meduri, Editor

March 28, 2019

The clicking of typewriters, the sound of camera shutters, and the rustling of papers filled the sunny, brick-walled newsroom of Seminole High School. Had they been a few years older, many of its occupants would have been fighting in World War I. But at that moment, nothing could disturb the seven boys in...

NEW BEGINNINGS FOR THE OSCARS AWARD SHOW

NEW BEGINNINGS FOR THE OSCARS AWARD SHOW

Michelle Arshad, Reporter

March 9, 2019

One of the most prestigious awards world wide that a filmmaker and crew or a noble actor or actress, the Oscars is a yearly award show premiered to recognize exceptional works of cinema on a public stage. The 2019 Oscars Award Show was no less stunning than the last, but what set it apart from the prev...

THROWBACK THURSDAY: SEMINOLE CROWNS MR. AND MISS SHS

THROWBACK THURSDAY: SEMINOLE CROWNS MR. AND MISS SHS

Shafana Mohammad, Editor

March 7, 2019

On Feb. 22, Seminole High School’s PTSA held its annual scholarship pageant: Mr. and Miss SHS. This year, Seminole has been pushing for gender equality through the inclusion of a new position: Mr. SHS. Over 20 applications were submitted with 12 participants in the pageant. The finalists are listed...

SAT SEASON TAKES OVER SHS

SAT SEASON TAKES OVER SHS

Zayna Sheikh, Reporter

March 2, 2019

It’s in the back of everyone’s mind: a constant, terrifying presence. With the arrival of March comes our school’s administered SAT. The fate of your entire academic career rests on your performance during this one standardized test — to say it's intimidating is an understatement. Oftentimes, ...