THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

DAZZLERS TRIUMPH IN UDA NATIONALS

DAZZLERS TRIUMPH IN UDA NATIONALS

Malavika Kannan, Reporter

February 8, 2016

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...

CHORUS PREPARES FOR UPCOMING COMPETITIONS

CHORUS PREPARES FOR UPCOMING COMPETITIONS

Taylor Harris, Reporter

February 5, 2016

Seminole High School’s chorus has been preparing for their performance in the Festival Disney event at Walt Disney World from March 10- 12. Destiny and Dynamics, Gospel Choir and First Take are performing. Festival Disney is a performing arts section of the Disney Youth Programs that holds annual...

SHS HOSTS DINNER WITH LANGSTON

SHS HOSTS DINNER WITH LANGSTON

Aida Lashinsky, Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2016

Seminole High School held a  “Dinner with Langston” event on Thursday, Jan. 28, in the cafeteria. The evening featured catering by Olive Garden, live entertainment and art provided by Mr. Phi Yoba, an art teacher at Seminole.  The dinner event was organized by the Black History Committee to lea...

PORTFOLIO DAY AT RINGLING ENLIGHTENS ART STUDENTS

PORTFOLIO DAY AT RINGLING ENLIGHTENS ART STUDENTS

Renee Sang, Photographer

January 27, 2016

At Ringling College of Art and Design, art schools from around the country sent representatives for students interested in receiving feedback about their artwork and portfolios during National Portfolio Day; information regarding opportunities available for serious art students is easily accessible...

UNRAVELING THE MAGIC BEHIND THE DRESS

UNRAVELING THE MAGIC BEHIND THE DRESS

Zoya Wazir, Copy Editor

January 26, 2016

The Seminole High School Theater Company is currently preparing for their spring production, “Cinderella,” which is said to be one of their grandest yet. The costume department and costume designer, Sumalee Eaton, are working together to truly bring the magic of “Cinderella” to life by creat...

DAZZLERS PERFORM WINTER SHOW

DAZZLERS PERFORM WINTER SHOW

Gouthami Gadamsetty, Reporter

December 18, 2015

On Friday, Dec. 11, the Dazzlers and Dance Tech students performed their annual winter show in Seminole’s old gym. Junior Olivia Ellis, a Varsity Dazzler, says, “[There has]  been a lot of pressure lately because we have to prepare for nationals and prepare for this show, so basically we’ve be...

FANS AWAKEN FOR NEW STAR WARS FILM

FANS AWAKEN FOR NEW STAR WARS FILM

Maliha Kareem, Reporter

December 17, 2015

On Dec. 18, 2015 the new “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” movie will be released in theaters. Many Star Wars fans are excited to see the continuation of George Lucas’ saga, set to take place 30 years after “Star Wars: Episode VI- Return Of the Jedi” (1983). Freshman Jasemine Rodriguez notes, “I am ...

AP LITERATURE, IB ENGLISH STUDENTS PERFORM MACBETH

AP LITERATURE, IB ENGLISH STUDENTS PERFORM MACBETH

Taylor Harris, Reporter

December 15, 2015

Mrs. Jane Cooper’s AP Literature and IB English students reenacted sections of “Macbeth” on Dec. 7 in the KWC for the 13th annual “Scottish Games.” “Macbeth” was chosen as Cooper’s students study it in class. Students formed groups and received a specific list of scenes from “Macbeth” to ch...

PHOTO GALLERY: WINTER CHORAL CONCERT

PHOTO GALLERY: WINTER CHORAL CONCERT

December 8, 2015

Seminole's chorus held their annual Holiday Concert on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. in the KWC Auditorium.             For photo coverage of the event, visit: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153698049151125.1073742014.312293051124&type=3

MOCKINGJAY- PART 2 HYPE SWEEPS SEMINOLE

MOCKINGJAY- PART 2 HYPE SWEEPS SEMINOLE

Malavika Kannan, Reporter

December 2, 2015

The tributes of Seminole High School, as Hunger Games fans are called, have eagerly awaited the last installment of the film series: "Mockingjay- Part 2." The movie was released on Nov. 20. However, some new developments surrounding the film may surprise hardcore fans, many of whom were unsatisfied by "Moc...

BALLROOM DANCE CLUB PERFORMED IN BLITZ

BALLROOM DANCE CLUB PERFORMED IN BLITZ

Malavika Kannan, Reporter

November 13, 2015

Seminole High’s Ballroom Dance Club prepared to foxtrot, rumba, and tango their way to victory in the annual Ballroom Blitz, a well-known dance competition. This was their second year competing, and the club had eagerly anticipated the event. Sponsor Ms. Melody Sweigert says, “The Ballroom Dance Club doe...

THESPIANS PREPARE FOR DISTRICT COMPETITION

THESPIANS PREPARE FOR DISTRICT COMPETITION

Adrian De Guzman, Reporter

November 9, 2015

On September 18, auditions for Seminole’s Thespian Troupe 3266’s District Festival began, with the rest of the auditions occurring from September 21-23. Districts are November 19-21, and are weekdays that all participating students are activitied out for. The theatre group is hard at work even ou...