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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...

DESTINY TAKES ON SHOW CHOIR AMERICA

DESTINY TAKES ON SHOW CHOIR AMERICA

Jennifer Schmid, Photographer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

The chorus program at Seminole consists of six different choirs, one of which is the well-known Destiny Show Choir. The show choir not only sings, but dances as well. Around thirty students participate year-round, rehearsing once a week. The students have been preparing for an intense competition sinc...

WORLDWIDE ‘MEME BAN’ THREATENS STUDENT ENTERTAINMENT

WORLDWIDE ‘MEME BAN’ THREATENS STUDENT ENTERTAINMENT

Suhaib Hasan, Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Currently, we live in a period of history known as the Information Age. Starting from the 1970s, the Information Age is marked by the rapid advancements in computers and information technology. These advancements allow for more accessibility to resources used daily: namely, the internet. From the United S...

DANCING TOWARDS THE BIG CITY

DANCING TOWARDS THE BIG CITY

Zayna Sheikh, Reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Spotlight, Top Stories

Pursuing a lifelong passion for a career is a daunting undertaking, especially when you have the risk of failure looming.  However, Varsity Dazzler Mariah Pilcher’s love for dance exceeds these fears. Pilcher has been perfecting her skills as a dancer for 15 years. Her lifelong love for dance b...

OP-ED: DEBUNKING GENERATION Z STEREOTYPES

OP-ED: DEBUNKING GENERATION Z STEREOTYPES

Jessica Ty, Photographer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

Our generation, Generation Z, has been labeled with many stereotypes, the most common being that we're lazy and technology dependent. However, as society advances, we are learning to adapt with these developments. Our generation should not be classified as “phone-addicted,” nor lazy. “Even though ou...

BUILDING CAREERS ON SOCIAL MEDIA: #INSTAARTISTS

BUILDING CAREERS ON SOCIAL MEDIA: #INSTAARTISTS

Michelle Arshad, Reporter

January 7, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

Social media is considered to be a generational marker of the 21st century.  Its platforms can advertise, advocate, spread movements and cultures from all around the world. One recent breakthrough in social media is Instagram accounts dedicated to art. Through this platform, budding artists are able to bui...

THE WONDERFUL MARVEL OF STAN LEE’S LIFE

THE WONDERFUL MARVEL OF STAN LEE’S LIFE

Zayna Sheikh, Reporter

December 14, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

After a passing, our legacies are kept alive by the people who remember us and the things we have created. In his lifetime, Stan Lee created an intricate universe that will be remembered long after his death. Through his creativity and genius alone, Lee transcended the usual barriers of society. His...

#THROWBACK: THE HISTORY OF PRIDE OF THE TRIBE

#THROWBACK: THE HISTORY OF PRIDE OF THE TRIBE

Kruthi Munugeti, Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

Seminole High School's Pride of the Tribe includes the band members, cheerleaders, and Dazzlers who bring the football games to life. Although they keep it very modern, the Pride of the Tribe has a rich and storied history that goes back for to the previous century.  1961 To go back to the very inception of the school band...

GOLF TEAM SCORES DISTRICT RECOGNITION

GOLF TEAM SCORES DISTRICT RECOGNITION

Gwyneth Katker, Photographer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

This competition season, the Lady Noles golfers put their best foot forward. Their dream team--Nicole Wilkes, Cameron Spellman, Ifaseeyen Oyewale, Morgan Peschong, and Kayla Smith--worked together to earn the prestigious title of District Runners-Up, maintaining their three-year streak.   This success follows wee...