THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

#THROWBACK: THE HISTORY OF PRIDE OF THE TRIBE

#THROWBACK: THE HISTORY OF PRIDE OF THE TRIBE

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...

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...