Twice-Told Tale

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Twice-Told Tale

Twice-Told Tale

 (Above) Disney and Universal have always been rivals, but when it comes to the guest, visitors just want the most enjoyable experience. Zane Rimes, grade 10, explained, “When I got to do the seven-night stay at Disney after my battle with cancer, we had a special room at Disney, and I got to cut to the front of the lines at any ride at all of the parks. This was in 2013.” Graphic courtesy of

A World or Universe of Possibilities

Emily Cypher, Staff September 15, 2022

Universal Studios and Walt Disney World are two of the most well-known amusement parks. Many people from all walks of life travel to each of these destinations in order to make lasting memories. The majority...

My Unfinished Face, Merium Qureshi, Grade 10, Embroidery.

By Any Other Name Showcases Another Season of Art

Amanda Wiboon, Co-editor and Director of Media May 11, 2022

By Any Other Name, award-winning Upper School literary magazine, released its spring publication after the success of Arts in April. Ranked First Place in the nation amongst private schools of the same...

(Left) Pointe Orlando recently underwent a $32 million redevelopment which included a new corridor nicknamed “The Link,” which connects visitors from the I-Drive entrance to the back of

the complex. A new modern seating area also caters to guests who want to explore the variety of new restaurants and socialize.

Exciting Entertainment Revives I-Drive

Luis Roldan Cuba, Co-Editor March 28, 2022

In Orlando, there’s no shortage of entertainment options, especially considering that the city has long held the title as one of the world’s top tourist destinations. But with the swift impact of the...

Users of TikTok scroll through their For You Page or “FYP” to view a feed of videos that an algorithm thinks they will like. Getting lost within the billions of videos, TikTok is known to take up hours of a user’s day.  Influencers recently have been starting their platforms through TikTok, as it has proven to allow creators to grow faster than other platforms.

Influencers Set Unrealistic Expectations

Arya Sant, Staff March 18, 2022

In today’s day and age, social media has a large influence on how individuals in society live their everyday lives. If you walk into a room full of kids on their phones, chances are that most will be...

(Above) Ideas for the film Nomadland began in 2018 when Chloé Zhao, Peter Spears, and Frances McDormand met in McDormand’s apartment to discuss the film. During that discussion, it was evident that Zhao should take the position of director of the film. They heavily took inspiration from Jessica Bruder’s book Nomadland which focused on similar themes of community and freedom.

Oscars Spotlight Top Films in the Industry

Alexandra Caballero, Copy Editor March 8, 2022

In 2022, the Oscars, also commonly known as the Academy Awards, will be joining together for their 94th year of the award ceremony. The globally recognized awards ceremony seeks to highlight artistic...

(Above) With the resources available on campus, The Podcast Club utilizes Lake Highland’s Toby Wosskow Film Studio in order to produce the highest quality podcasts possible. By brainstorming, revising, recording and editing, The Podcast Club’s acquired technical expertise has been critical to foster media development on campus.

Media Clubs Create New Buzz

Zeal Patel, Co-Editor March 7, 2022

From the Dungeon & Dragon’s club to the Rock Painting club, the student body’s interests are vastly diverse. At Lake Highland, many people hope to create genuine and impactful clubs and organizations...

Janmashtami is a festival annually celebrated in August or September to respect the birth of Lord Krishna, the eight avatar of Vishnu. To celebrate, followers fast the entire day, partake in devotional rituals such as kirtans, or songs of devotion, create flower garlands, read religious scriptures, and clothe and bathe a Krishna idol. At midnight, the fast is broken and a food is offered to the idol before consumption. Throughout the celebration, embroidered clothing is worn, especially the dressed-up youth.

Exploring Unknown Facets of Hindu Temples

Santiago Calderon and Zeal Patel, Editor-in-Chief and Co-Editor February 24, 2022

As the world has become more culturally diverse and interconnected, it can be easy to overlook the independent importance religion has for people other than oneself. In particular, there are a lot of aspects...

By Zane Rimes

The Four Year Struggle

Zane Rimes, Staff February 22, 2022

(Above) Today, the younger generation looks for trends that are simple, yet catchy. Many people attempted the famous “Feta Pasta Recipe” from the 30-second tutorials on TikTok. This was a popular trend in 2021 because it’s an easy-to-learn idea that many people can apply to their own lives.

TikTok Rewinds 2021

Amanda Wiboon, Co-editor and Director of Media February 10, 2022

TikTok is an app many people continue to enjoy. It’s a place where anyone can discover, create, and share content for free. In fact, in 2021 alone, over one billion people around the world came to TikTok...

Under the direction of Mrs. Elizabeth Courtelyou, the cast of Footloose prepares extensive
choreography and songs for their opening on March 12. Tickets can be purchased through the
Lake Highland ticket hub. To reserve your ticket, please go to

Tight Cast Propels Footloose

Zane Rimes, Staff February 4, 2022

Everyone loves and loathes Kevin Bacon's dance moves and all of the cast in the movie version of Footloose. Now, Lake Highland’s 2022 spring musical tackles a stage adaptation on a movie in which dancing...

(Above) There was a large number of protests mainly across Europe in the lead up to the COP26 summit. But, there were at least some positive outcomes after years of demanding action. For example, the former governor of the Bank of England has unified 450 organizations to shift their activity to zero-carbon investments.

Don’t Look Up Gives Us Reason To

Santiago Calderon, Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2022

You’re at the ballot box. Picture it. A sea of black text on a sheet of white paper recording your major decision—your vote. When you think of what candidate to vote for, I’m sure there’s...

Although there are some dangerous heights in the movie, many of the film’s stunts were performed by the original cast, including Zendaya Coleman and Tom Holland. In an interview with BBC Radio 1, Zendaya Coleman and Jacob Balaton, who play Peter’s best friends, explain how they were excited to finally perform some of their own stunts for the movie despite anxiety. For the scenes that were completed by stunt doubles, the cast is very grateful with Tom Holland stating, “Without these legends, this movie wouldn’t be half as good.”

No Way Home Reunites With the Classics

Alexandra Caballero, Co-Editor January 27, 2022

Nearly three years in the making, Spider-Man: No Way Home appeared on the big screen on December 17, 2021. With fans eagerly waiting for the release of the film, No Way Home performed exceptionally well...

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