THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

CHERRY LIMEADE: COMING SOON TO THEATERS NEAR YOU

CHERRY LIMEADE: COMING SOON TO THEATERS NEAR YOU

Serra Sowers, Photographer and Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

Two Seminole High School seniors, Joseph Salamone and Devin Ramey, have established their own film company: Aggressively Okay Production Company (AOK). Salamone and Ramey write, film, and produce short films under the AOK label. With over 500 views on YouTube, their debut film, Cherry Limeade, has be...

INTO THE THICKET: BRIARPATCH RESTAURANT REVIEW

INTO THE THICKET: BRIARPATCH RESTAURANT REVIEW

Jillian Kindy, Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Amid the high-end shops of Downtown Winter Park sits a picturesque brunch spot: the Briarpatch. This bustling restaurant is decorated with the theme of a modern, yet rustic barn. The exposed pipes, old wood floors, and window panes separating the dining areas add to the homey ambiance. “One of Winter...

FIRST TAKE AIMS FOR FIRST PLACE

FIRST TAKE AIMS FOR FIRST PLACE

Shafana Mohammad, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

First Take, Seminole High School’s renowned a capella group, placed first at the Varsity Vocal quarterfinals of the International Championships of High School A Cappella (ICHSA) on Feb. 17. This is their first time competing in ICHSA and the musicians will be going to Douglasville, Ga. on March 24 f...

RESTAURANT REVIEW: THE CHOCOLATE EMPORIUM

RESTAURANT REVIEW: THE CHOCOLATE EMPORIUM

Alexis Wood

March 9, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen is Orlando’s prime location to satisfy its sweet tooth, serving a variety of foods and decadent desserts. The restaurant is an extravagant chocolate factory with an eclectic steampunk factory vibe. Unsurprisingly, it's a popular spot for birthda...

BLACK HISTORY SHOW EDUCATES SEMINOLE

BLACK HISTORY SHOW EDUCATES SEMINOLE

Shafana Mohammad, Reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The Black History Committee dazzled Seminole with its annual Black History Show, which was held on Saturday, Feb. 24. This year’s theme was “The History of Sanford” and focused on how African-Americans have contributed to our local community. Auditions were held on Jan. 31 to cast members for the show, whi...

RESTAURANT REVIEW: FROZEN NITROGEN ICE CREAM

RESTAURANT REVIEW: FROZEN NITROGEN ICE CREAM

Alexis Wood, Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

When heading down Alafaya towards UCF, there are several whimsical eateries to explore. The newest ice cream parlor, Frozen Nitrogen Ice Cream, has caused quite a stir among Seminole students with incredible dishes like frozen cereal. I visited to get the latest scoop on this popular ice cream joint. Walki...

ELLE TAYLOR DAZZLES THE DANCE FLOOR

ELLE TAYLOR DAZZLES THE DANCE FLOOR

Shafana Mohammad, Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

The Dazzlers have a stellar reputation at SHS, known for their hard work and graceful dancing. One Varsity Dazzler, however, is a freshman. Elle Taylor, a Health Academy student, has had her sights set on being a Dazzler for years. Now, that dream has become a reality.    Taylor has been atte...

IB STUDENTS HOLD ANNUAL ART SHOW

IB STUDENTS HOLD ANNUAL ART SHOW

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

The International Baccalaureate (IB) art students at SHS are not only academically skilled, but artistically talented as well. Yesterday evening, these  students presented their treasured works of art at the Historic Sanford Welcome Center during the annual IB art show. IB Visual Arts teacher Kath...

CONTINUED LIMITATION OF COLOR IN MEDIA

CONTINUED LIMITATION OF COLOR IN MEDIA

Zyva Sheikh, Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Editorials

The United States is a melting pot of diverse people, but all it takes is one glance at our modern media to realize how underrepresented some minorities are. Being a person of color in this country has its undeniable struggles, evident in its history. Adding the lack of representation in the media to ...

THESPIAN PERFORMS IN PREPARATION FOR STATE SHOWCASE

THESPIAN PERFORMS IN PREPARATION FOR STATE SHOWCASE

Mahek Shaikh, Activities Manager

February 7, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The SHS Theatre Company is renowned for its elaborate productions and dedicated troupe members. On Feb. 3, Seminole’s Troupe 3266 put on their State Showcase, featuring the One Act and individual events that they will perform at the State competition before spring break. In Nov. 2017, Troupe 3266...

GALLERY: SEMINOLE ARTISTS

GALLERY: SEMINOLE ARTISTS

January 31, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Multimedia

Seminole High School is home to a thriving art scene. Many young and established artists build their skills through classes or independent study; several have taken to social media as a way to expand their audiences. We spoke to four Seminole artists about their crafts, which range from visual arts to...

FROM GHOST STORIES TO GREEK FOOD: SANFORD’S HIDDEN GEMS

FROM GHOST STORIES TO GREEK FOOD: SANFORD’S HIDDEN GEMS

Kierstin Phillips, Photographer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Just off the south shore of Lake Monroe sits Sanford, “the gate City of South Florida.” Founder Henry Shelton Sanford believed his town would become the new transportation hub for South Florida. From 1877 to present, Sanford has aged with new businesses, restaurants, and even a few ghost stories. I...