THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

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...

SIX MUST-SEE MOVIES BASED ON BOOKS

SIX MUST-SEE MOVIES BASED ON BOOKS

Jillian Kindy, Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

Novels have been brought to life on the silver screen for years. Sometimes these adaptations are true to their origin and add to the experience of the story. The Harry Potter series adaptation is a prime example of one of these types of movies. It lent depth to the characters and brought them into a...

#THROWBACK: THE ARTS STAY ALIVE

#THROWBACK: THE ARTS STAY ALIVE

Alexis Wood, Reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

With their 21st annual showing earlier this month, Arts Alive has been a longtime champion of the arts in Seminole County (SCPS). On Nov. 11, they celebrated their much-anticipated yearly fundraiser dinner. Each year, 14 acts are selected to perform at the dinner, which raises profit for SCPS’s arts...

NEW NOVEMBER FLICKS

NEW NOVEMBER FLICKS

Jillian Kindy, Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

November is a month best known for its much anticipated holiday, Thanksgiving. With everyone reunited during this time, people are eager to go to the movies. Luckily, we complied a list of five fantastic films for November to provide you with a much-needed break from the chaotic festivities.   ...

MUCH ADO ABOUT “MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING”

MUCH ADO ABOUT “MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING”

Mansoor Esfandieyar, Photographer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

This fall, the Seminole High School Theater Company (SHSTC) will be performing William Shakespeare’s iconic play Much Ado About Nothing from Nov. 2-4. While Seminole puts on a fall play every year, Much Ado About Nothing differs from the plays chosen for previous years in the casts, elaborate costumes...

FALLING IN LOVE WITH FALL SHOWS

FALLING IN LOVE WITH FALL SHOWS

Alexis Wood, Reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

As the school year continues and the workload increases, so do procrastination levels, and with it comes the absolute necessity to binge watch TV shows. Luckily for students, as the fall deadlines approach, so do new TV show seasons— a timely coincidence that's almost too good to be true.  Noles...