THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

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...

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 31, 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...