THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

BUY A CUP, SAVE A LIFE: THE STORY OF PALATE

BUY A CUP, SAVE A LIFE: THE STORY OF PALATE

Michelle Arshad, Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

Downtown Sanford is filled with local shops and quirky flair. Amidst the bustle of the small city, tucked in the corner of second street, you'll find Palate: a tiny coffee shop making a big difference. Palate is a brewery staffed by volunteers, and their profits and tips are sent to the Love Mission...

SANFORD SCHOOLS SUFFER FROM CONTAMINATED WATER

SANFORD SCHOOLS SUFFER FROM CONTAMINATED WATER

Serra Sowers and Saarah Sherifi

October 5, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Students who entered the Tribe, Warrior, Renegade, Health Academy or Tomahawk buildings this week observed a flyer above the bathroom sinks reading ‘DO NOT USE,’ urged instead to use temporary hand sanitizer bottles. According to English teacher Kelly Meahl, this occurred after a student reported a reddish ...

TJ MELANI COMMITS TO STETSON FOR BASEBALL

TJ MELANI COMMITS TO STETSON FOR BASEBALL

Kenedy Musante, Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Spotlight, Top Stories

As a high school athlete, receiving offers from colleges is a great way to kick-start one’s future. For sophomore T.J. Melani, that step has just been crossed off his list. Stetson University recently offered him a spot on their championship winning baseball team. Melani has committed to the univ...

EXCHANGE STUDENTS CHASE THE AMERICAN DREAM

EXCHANGE STUDENTS CHASE THE AMERICAN DREAM

Jessica Ty, Photographer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

For many people across the world, living in America and learning English is an absolute dream. Kiia Toikka, Marvin Wongjarupun, Zoe Busche, and Maria Moratilla have done just that. Hailing from Finland, Thailand, Germany, and Spain, respectively, these four exchange students seek adventure, challeng...

GABRIEL DAVIS: FROM BENCH SEATS TO FOOTBALL CLEATS

GABRIEL DAVIS: FROM BENCH SEATS TO FOOTBALL CLEATS

Samantha Flaute, Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

For many students at Seminole High School, being a student athlete is part of the high school experience. But what many don’t know is that the SHS football team prepares many student athletes to continue their career in the college and professional leagues. Of those young and aspiring Seminole alu...

NEW SHS AIRPLANE SOARS OFF THE RUNWAY

NEW SHS AIRPLANE SOARS OFF THE RUNWAY

Kruthi Munugeti, Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

It’s a bird, it’s a plane--no need to go any further, it's a plane! Seminole High School has just acquired its own aircraft in the Career Center, which has been the talk of the campus since its arrival. The Cessna 150 is 52 years old and has the potential to be flown. For the students in the Aviatio...

VOTER REGISTRATION SPARKS POLITICAL INVOLVEMENT

VOTER REGISTRATION SPARKS POLITICAL INVOLVEMENT

Zayna Sheikh, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

It has been over seven months since the Parkland shooting, but its impact is still felt among students today. Despite student protests, including Seminole High School's walkout, gun control policies have remained unchanged. Therefore, student activists are focusing on the upcoming midterm elections ...

0.7 MILES AWAY, TRANSPORTATION TROUBLES ARISE IN NGC

0.7 MILES AWAY, TRANSPORTATION TROUBLES ARISE IN NGC

Zyva Sheikh, Malavika Kannan, and Kruthi Munugeti

September 21, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

The Edward Blacksheare Campus, commonly referred to as the Ninth Grade Center (NGC), has proven to be a blessing for some and a headache for others. Although it was built for the purpose of accommodating the yearly surge of freshmen, transportation has been one of its greatest challenges.  To connec...

CLASS OF 2019 DOMINATES NATIONAL MERIT QUALIFIER TEST

CLASS OF 2019 DOMINATES NATIONAL MERIT QUALIFIER TEST

Suhaib Hasan and Leyton Dudley

September 20, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Each October, every high school junior in the nation sits down to take one of the most challenging tests of their lives: the PSAT, also known as the practice SAT. This rigorous test is used to determine which students will qualify as semifinalists for the prestigious National Merit Scholarship (NMSC), award...

FIERTÉ DE LA TRIBU SAYS “BONJOUR” TO FRANCE

FIERTÉ DE LA TRIBU SAYS “BONJOUR” TO FRANCE

Kenedy Musante, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

The new school year has brought a new band theme for the Pride of the Tribe: Cirque Du Soleil. The theme was inspired by the band’s invitation to perform with the Marching Chiefs of Florida State University in the 75th Annual D-Day parade, which will take place next June in Normandy, France. The b...

DEAR FRESHMAN ME (Volume II)

DEAR FRESHMAN ME (Volume II)

Malavika Kannan, Editor-in-Chief

September 13, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

Editor’s Note: This is the latest installment in The Seminole’s annual tradition of obligatorily cheesy senior self-reflection. To read last year’s Dear Freshman Me by Kayla DeLotte, click here. Dear Freshman Me (and all the other freshmen out there), Right now, you’re scared. It’s the secon...

FOOTBALL STARS RISE TO SUCCESS

FOOTBALL STARS RISE TO SUCCESS

Kenedy Musante and Leyton Dudley

September 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spotlight, Top Stories

For many high school athletes entering junior year, being recruited and committing to a college is a dream come true. The new school year has brought along a new football season, and with it, a new year of competition for athletes who strive to make it to the top. Juniors Zion Jackson, Jordan Davis and ...