THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

#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...

STEPPING IT UP AT SEMINOLE

STEPPING IT UP AT SEMINOLE

Serra Sowers, Photographer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

Seminole High School is known for our football, swimming, and Dazzlers, but one of our most iconic groups is often forgotten: Seminole’s Finest Step Team. The Step Team is made up of a group of powerful girls that dance to their own beats, literally. Borrowing components of hip hop in their routine...

“5 REASONS WHY” YOU SHOULD BINGE-WATCH THESE SHOWS

“5 REASONS WHY” YOU SHOULD BINGE-WATCH THESE SHOWS

Zoya Wazir, Section Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

As the school year nears its end, the beginning of procrastination for summer reading starts, often consisting of catching up on countless hours of lost sleep, hanging out with friends, and, of course, binge watching Netflix. However, to avoid wasting precious relaxation time aimlessly scrolling through...

CAMERAS ROLL ON THE FIRST SEMINOLE FILM FEST

CAMERAS ROLL ON THE FIRST SEMINOLE FILM FEST

Renee Sang, Photography Manager

March 30, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

Seminole High School will be the host of the first Seminole Film Festival. Although the period has ended for film submissions, films will be shown at the event that takes place on March 31st in the Seminole High auditorium and is open to all. The event was initially created as a fundraiser for the school's...

AWARD SHOWS MAKE STRIDES TOWARD DIVERSITY

AWARD SHOWS MAKE STRIDES TOWARD DIVERSITY

Landon Ludlow, Reporter

January 31, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

Since the dawn of film entertainment in the early twentieth century, there have been several fundamental issues pertaining to the intersection of race and Hollywood. From the inaccurate portrayal of African-Americans in blackface films reminiscent of minstrel shows to the recurring whitewashing of Asian...

SETTING THE STAGE FOR AWARD SHOW SEASON

SETTING THE STAGE FOR AWARD SHOW SEASON

Renee Sang, Photography Manager

January 26, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

This year's Golden Globes aired on Sunday, January 8th and was hosted by comedian Jimmy Fallon. It kicked off the 2017 award show season for upcoming events, most notably the 89th annual Oscars that will air on February 26th.  These shows preempt excitement among avid moviegoers while also commemorating artists and out...

FAKE NEWS IMPACTS VIEWS OF MAINSTREAM MEDIA

FAKE NEWS IMPACTS VIEWS OF MAINSTREAM MEDIA

Taylor Harris, Section Editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

During the mid-twentieth century, the news media was one of the most trusted ways to gain information about current events. However, the view of the media has changed in recent years. According to a study conducted by a global performance-management consulting company, 32 percent of Americans trust and have confidence in mass media, an 8 percent drop from 2015. This is prim...

TRENDING IN 2016

TRENDING IN 2016

Kayla DeLotte, Reporter

January 10, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

Trends have always run society. Back in the 70’s, peace signs and flared jeans took over the fashion world. Neon colors would come in the 80’s, followed by a grunge look of the 90’s; however, 2016 has been dominated by dancing, makeup, and unexpected crazes. Social media has a way of spreading a trend ...

SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN

SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN

Ghesseh Afshari, Reporter

December 16, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

With the winter holidays approaching, many children are writing their wish lists and baking cookies to put out with milk in anticipation for Santa Claus to arrive with their presents. However, there has been a steady decline in the age that children stop believing in Santa Claus. The idea of Santa Claus is a popular legendary tale; the modern version was constructed by Clement C...