Seminole Ridge To Host Multicultural Night Oct. 17

The Seminole Ridge High School World Languages Department will host its annual Multicultural Night Dinner & Show on Friday, Oct. 17, with dinner at 5 p.m. in the cafeteria and the show at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.

Dinner will be catered by Pollo Tropical and includes a variety of choices. The show spotlights talented students performing acts that promote cultural awareness.

Tickets for dinner and the show are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. The show only is $5 at the door. For more info., e-mail or

Homecoming 2015: Hawks on Broadway — This year’s Seminole Ridge Homecoming Week will take place Oct. 21 to 25, with “Hawks on Broadway” as the theme. “We’re looking forward to participation from all the organizations on campus,” student government sponsor Melissa Long said.

The week will include a halftime parade at the homecoming football game Friday night, with floats from many SRHS classes, clubs and campus organizations.

Honor Choir Slots — Congratulations to the following students, whose successful audition has earned them a place in Florida’s 2014 American Choral Directors’ Association (ACDA) Honor Choirs this fall:

Male Choir: tenor Freddy Caceres and baritone Gary Salfelder.

Mixed Honor Choir: tenor Cristian Soto and bass Daniel Wood.

Congratulations also to choral students who passed the first round of the 2015 Florida All-State Musicianship and Sight Reading Testing: Angel Gaynor, Mairead O’Rourke and Daniel Wood. They advance to the second round, to be tested further on their knowledge of the all-state musical selections, as well as their vocal quality.

Winged Regiment Earns Golds, Silver — The Seminole Ridge Winged Regiment competed at the end of September in the season’s first contest. “They faced last year’s defending state champions and gave them one heck of a battle,” Band Director Daniel Harvey said.

The Winged Regiment took Best in Class 2A Music, Best in Class 2A Percussion, and second place overall in the class.

Shrinking the Digital Divide — The “Shrinking the Digital Divide” program is up and running under the auspices of the SRHS information technology academy. IT academy students refurbish and re-image old district computers to be donated to the community — needy students, families, organizations, day care centers and more. Every computer comes with a monitor, a new keyboard and mouse, and cables. For more info., e-mail