THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

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...

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...

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...

FRESH START IN THE ARTS

FRESH START IN THE ARTS

Laila Rahbari, Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

When the curtains closed on last year’s teachers, the Seminole High School arts community said goodbye to Mrs. Tiffany Ortiz and Ms. Dalys Parkhurst. This year, the Theatre and Chorus departments include two new faces: Ms. Rebecca Curran and Ms. Jaime Poss. As alumni from Harvard University and SHS,...

REVIEW: “THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST” AT SHS

REVIEW: “THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST” AT SHS

Serra Sowers, Photography Manager

October 21, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

The lights come up, and a well-dressed maid walks on stage, fixing plates in an elaborate tea setting with an off-tune piano playing in the background. The opening of The Importance of Being Earnest, the Seminole High School Theatre Company’s latest production, is enough to engage the audience and ...

ETHOS: COMBINING ETHICS WITH GOOD EATS

ETHOS: COMBINING ETHICS WITH GOOD EATS

Jillian Kindy, Co-Content Manager

October 16, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

Content Manager Jillian Kindy reviews Ethos, a popular all-vegan restaurant in Winter Park. Near the sprawling campus of Rollins sits Ethos, an all-vegan, all-comfort restaurant. This place of dining is different from most vegan restaurants in that it offers food that doesn't just sound healthy. Th...

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...

ASIAN AUGUST SHIFTS SPOTLIGHT

ASIAN AUGUST SHIFTS SPOTLIGHT

Zayna Sheikh, Reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

The exclusion of Asians in Hollywood has been a persistent problem since the dawn of the movie industry. Diversifying American media has been a painstakingly slow process, but finally, it seems that progress is being made. Within one month, two wildly successful blockbuster Asian-led movies were released:...

TO BEE OR NOT TO BEE

TO BEE OR NOT TO BEE

Kierstin Phillips, Photographer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

Silky red curtains revealed the scene in the KWC this Sunday when the Seminole High School Theatre Company (SHSTC) performed their last show of the year. The play, "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," was a musical comedy about a group of tweens who participate in the famous Putnam County Sp...

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...