THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

NURSERY RHYMES CONTAIN DARK ORIGINS

NURSERY RHYMES CONTAIN DARK ORIGINS

Taylor Harris, Section Editor

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

When discussing horror novels, one might think of the likes of Stephen King and R. L. Stine. However, nursery rhymes and fairy tales also fit on the list of horror novels due to their actual content. Despite their dark origins, these stories are introduced to children. Most nursery rhymes, such ...

MAKEUP-FREE ALICIA KEYS SPARKS DEBATE

MAKEUP-FREE ALICIA KEYS SPARKS DEBATE

Thu-Minh Nguyen, Reporter

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life, Top Stories

Alicia Keys announced in late May that she planned to go makeup-free. The singer attended events such as the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards in June, the Democratic National Convention in July, and promotions for NBC’s The Voice makeup-free. Despite these no-makeup appearances, Keys did ...

ZAYN’S MIND OF MINE MAKES FANS GO INZAYN

ZAYN’S MIND OF MINE MAKES FANS GO INZAYN

Mallika Dave, Reporter

May 25, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Zayn Malik released his first album, Mind of Mine on March 25, 2016, since leaving One Direction. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 albums chart, which made him the first British male to reach this point with their first album since 1988. Students at Seminole had a similar positive rea...

PHOTO GALLERY: CINDERELLA

PHOTO GALLERY: CINDERELLA

April 21, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

The Seminole High School Theatre Company performed their long-awaited play, Cinderella, in a series of three performances from April 15- 17.         For photography coverage of the event, click here. For more information on the preparation leading up to the play, click here. For information ...

ADULT COLORING BOOKS BRIGHTEN SHELVES

ADULT COLORING BOOKS BRIGHTEN SHELVES

Maliha Kareem, Reporter

April 11, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Current Events

Coloring books aimed toward adults have recently spiked in popularity. These books serve much more than meets the eye, such as being a therapeutic method that is beneficial to one's mental  health, and serving as an exercise for the brain. The practice of coloring for relaxation is not a novel idea. In fact, it has been around for decades. In the early 20th century Carl Jung would prescribe patients to color on a mandala; o...

PHOTO GALLERY: BETA CHI TALENT SHOW

PHOTO GALLERY: BETA CHI TALENT SHOW

March 15, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

Seminole's International Baccalaureate program hosted their 5th annual Beta Chi Talent Show last Friday, March 11, 2016.       For photo coverage of the event, click here.

PHOTO GALLERY: BLACK HISTORY SHOW

PHOTO GALLERY: BLACK HISTORY SHOW

February 26, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

Last weekend, Seminole concluded the month of celebrating African American history with its annual Black History Show.           For photo coverage of the event, click here. For more information on the show and preceding events, click here....

GOSPEL CHOIR HOSTS ANNUAL ZUMBATHON

GOSPEL CHOIR HOSTS ANNUAL ZUMBATHON

Mallika Dave, Reporter

February 25, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The annual Zumbathon, hosted by the Gospel Choir, returned to Seminole High on Saturday, Feb. 6. This was Seminole's fourth annual Zumbathon and was held in the Old Gym. Over 20 vendors, including Macy's and various local businesses, helped sponsor the event and were present at the Zumbathon. Along...

STUDENTS CELEBRATE CULTURE IN WORLD LANGUAGES FESTIVAL

STUDENTS CELEBRATE CULTURE IN WORLD LANGUAGES FESTIVAL

Taylor Harris, Reporter

February 23, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

On Jan. 27, 2016, students from all over the county came together to celebrate different languages and cultures at the World Languages Festival at Winter Springs High School. Participants learned more about the languages that are taught in Seminole County, including Spanish, French, Sign Language, German and C...

BLACK HISTORY COMMITTEE PREPARES FOR ANNUAL SHOW

BLACK HISTORY COMMITTEE PREPARES FOR ANNUAL SHOW

Mallika Dave, Reporter

February 18, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The Black History show is soon returning to Seminole High School. Members of the Black History Committee have been preparing for the show, which will showcase various acts dealing with black history. Member of Black History Committee Junior Mark Rey says, “I believe that the Black History Show benefit...

LOVE YOUR SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS TO SANFORD

LOVE YOUR SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS TO SANFORD

Micaela Zelk, Copy Editor

February 16, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

The Love Your Shorts Film Festival, a showcase made to appreciate the art of short films, reappeared at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center from Feb. 11-14th in Sanford. The festival is managed by a nonprofit of the same name with the mission to support, promote, and recognize the art of short film and i...

DAZZLERS TRIUMPH IN UDA NATIONALS

DAZZLERS TRIUMPH IN UDA NATIONALS

Malavika Kannan, Reporter

February 8, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

On Jan. 30th- Feb. 1st, Seminole High School’s renowned Dazzlers were ready to high-kick, twirl, and pirouette into victory at the UDA National Dance Team Championship. The competition was held at Walt Disney World’s Resort, and the Dazzlers competed against notable dance teams from all over the c...