THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL TAKES THE STAGE AT SEMINOLE

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL TAKES THE STAGE AT SEMINOLE

April 12, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

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


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

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


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

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


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

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


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Current Events, Top Stories

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


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Editorials, Top Stories

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


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

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


Filed under Current Events, Student Life, Top Stories

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, ...

SEMINOLE BLACK HISTORY SHOW CELEBRATES BLACK EXCELLENCE

SEMINOLE BLACK HISTORY SHOW CELEBRATES BLACK EXCELLENCE

Zayna Sheikh

February 26, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Black History is an undeniable and intrinsic part of American history, and with the arrival of February comes a celebration of this very heritage and culture. Black History Month entails 28 celebratory days praising Black excellence in a country that all too often neglects it. “[Black History Month...

DECISION TIME: WHY COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENTS ARE STAYING IN-STATE

DECISION TIME: WHY COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENTS ARE STAYING IN-STATE

Michelle Arshad

February 25, 2019


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

From application fees and tuition costs to dorm fees and food, college bills can rack up quickly. It isn't easy for students tackle these bills, from hard-earned scholarships to dreaded student loans. Therefore, when it comes to deciding where to attend college, it’s no surprise that students are...

OUT OF THE CLASSROOM, ONTO THE ROAD

OUT OF THE CLASSROOM, ONTO THE ROAD

Izma Shakil, Photographer

February 25, 2019


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

In high school, field trips feel like only a memory of the past. A remnant of better days in elementary school, back when you woke up early and packed a brown-bagged lunch and sang 'The Wheels on the Bus' at the top of your lungs on the way. Seminole High School is well known for its excellent academic p...

ONE YEAR LATER: THE LASTING IMPACT OF THE MSD SHOOTING

ONE YEAR LATER: THE LASTING IMPACT OF THE MSD SHOOTING

The Seminole Newspaper Staff

February 14, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Editorials, Top Stories

While students nationwide are celebrating a day of love and happiness, for many, today is also a day of remembrance. Today is the day we remember the 17 lives lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year . 24 school shootings, 114 injured, 35 killed. In 2018, the number of mass shootin...