THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

TEACHING HOW TO COOK: CELEBRITY COOKING SHOWS

Keila Thomas, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2011


Filed under Editorials

Everyone is capable of learning to cook from cooking shows, cookbooks, and online compilations of family recipes. The popularity has grown in shows that aren’t just for cooking, but are for baking as well. Teacher Ms. Bonjione, stated, “Cooking shows are fun to watch if they are not too complica...

FOOD NO LONGER HAS SEASONS

Krishnan Sethumadhavan, Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2011


Filed under Editorials

One hundred years ago, the local green grocer would have been stocked with only the freshest seasonal produce. If a product not in season was desired, then the consumer would have to wait until the fruit or vegetable of their choice was available. However, all of this has changed with the advent of globalization...

BATTLE BETWEEN SWEET TREATS!

Nakeisha Lyon, Business Manager

November 21, 2011


Filed under Editorials

With mouthwatering flavors that dance across the taste buds of millions of Americans each year, ice cream, one of the most delicious treats on the planet, has met its match. Froyo, or frozen yogurt, is taking over the world, or at least prominent areas around Seminole High School. In this year alone,...

DISTRACTED DRIVING HITS HOME, REYNOLDS FAMILY SPEAKS OUT

November 16, 2011


Filed under Editorials

Yesterday, November 15, 2011, was the 2-year anniversary of when Assistant Principal Ms. Mickey Reynolds lost her sister after a distracted driving accident. Reynolds pleads: "[...] put away distractions while you are driving. You cannot imagine the heartbreak and pain that can be caused by a few...

CORRUPT WARDROBES

Nakeisha Lyon, Business Manager

August 29, 2011


Filed under Editorials, Uncategorized

As Jane Doe walks through the doors of Tomahawk Hall her presence seems to blow every student away. Their jaws drop, and eyes gaze in her direction as she walks through the corridor, and approaches her locker. The thought of “what is she wearing?” engulfs every mind in the building. Chatter of her...

ADVERTISEMENT APATHY

Keila Thomas, Staff Writer

August 29, 2011


Filed under Editorials, Uncategorized

Ever wanted something really expensive, hoping that it would be beneficial? Most of the time, marketers promise a change, that will never be seen, by using a high statistic. For example, an ad would say something like 79% of people thought using our brand of clothes, made them cooler. Things like this,...

PLEASE: NO MORE SEQUELS!

Sophia Kyle

August 15, 2011


Filed under Editorials, Uncategorized

The summer movie season is in full swing, but it seems that most of the films in theaters are less than original. They are the dreaded sequels. Anytime a movie makes a decent amount of money, filmmakers feel the need to create a continuation that is usually worse than the original. Occasionally,...

TECHNOLOGY IN CLASSROOMS: WORTH IT?

TECHNOLOGY IN CLASSROOMS: WORTH IT?

Anisha Nazrul

August 15, 2011


Filed under Editorials, Uncategorized

As the generations are advancing, so is our usage of technology. But is the progression of modern technology a good thing or bad thing? That’s the real question. Technology, in definition is "the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes." A simple translation to this definition would...

CHERISH LAST HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER

Chelcea Fowler

August 15, 2011


Filed under Editorials, Uncategorized

As the first of the four years of high school begin, it seems that it may never end, but in reality, the time passes so quickly that sometimes we forget to enjoy it. Freshman, sophomore, and junior years fly by, and soon the last summer of high school is here. It is the summer before senior year,...

STAFF DEBATE: SUMMER VACATION HURTS, HELPS

Sam Brenner, Keila Thomas

August 15, 2011


Filed under Editorials, Uncategorized

HELP! SUMMER VACATIONS HURT ACADEMICS -Sam Brenner It’s an argument heard again and again, but it’s widely known among education professionals that students lose a tremendous amount of knowledge over the summer. Remember how much of every math class is spent reviewing the prerequisites? With s...

DEPICTING WOMEN IN FILMS: INACCURATE, OR FAIR?

Safeena Kassoo

August 15, 2011


Filed under Editorials, Uncategorized

As young adults of a particularly cinematic generation, the blood within our veins rushes with movie-making magic. The movies we view have significant impacts on our perspective of the world, especially our beliefs on the people in it. Because characters and plot are the bulk of films, they are subject...

INCREASINGLY DIFFICULT COLLEGE ADMISSIONS STANDARDS: GOOD OR BAD?

Chelcea Fowler

August 15, 2011


Filed under Editorials, Uncategorized

Each year, the stress begins to mount as seniors begin the application process for college. There is so much to worry about, from the admissions essays to the teacher references that some colleges require. To add to the stress, it is increasingly evident that it is becoming harder and harder to be accepted...