Twice-Told Tale

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Twice-Told Tale

Twice-Told Tale

(Above) At Full Sail University, The Monarch Initiative is a program that focuses on
the nature in one’s life, and it also promotes conservation. Relating to Instagram trends,

butterfly and angel wings fill up a substantial amount of an individual’s feed. It is com-
mon for the person to stand in the middle of each wing, and poses for his or her photo.

Living Your Aesthetic Life

Rebecca Reif, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2022

While the social media platform, Instagram, can be used for activism, sharing one’s daily life through photos and videos, or informative graphics, Instagram users also focus on an aesthetic for their...

(Above) On top of the prized breakfast at The Old Spanish Sugar Mill Grill and Griddle House, there are many other activities offered at De Leon Springs State Park including
boat tours, swimming in the spring, scuba diving, and hiking through the trails. Before the restaurant or state park was established, sugar cane was crushed using the iconic
mill. Later on, Peter and Majorie Shwarze saw the value of this mill, and decided to open up this successful and admired location.

The Sun Sets on Breakfast

Rebecca Reif, Editor-in-Chief September 23, 2022

The Old Spanish Sugar Mill, located at 601 Ponce Deleon Boulevard in the picturesque De Leon Springs State Park, is a treasured encounter and restaurant to both Florida families and visitors. For 61 years,...

(Left) LHP has com-
pletely redesigned

the Tartan Cafe, with
more open seating
to accomodate more
students. Mrs. Lauren
Oliva, LHP’s Social
Studies Department
Chair, commented
on the new look,
“The design of the
new cafeteria blows
me away! I love the
chairs, tables, and
booths, and I think
all the Highlander
decoration is a great
addition.” Photo by Kailey Calvo.

New Dining Experiences on the Menu

Kailey Calvo, Co-Editor September 21, 2022

A recurring theme for Lake Highland this year seems to be innovation, as the new Captial Projects, the new unnamed Arts District and Multisport Athletic Facility, and Porter Family Center for Innovation...

(Above) AP Art students work on their individual projects
during classtime. Their pieces count towards their end of
the year AP portfolio. Students use an array of mediums
such as markers, pastels, and pens to create their pieces.
Photo by Serena Young.

Bridging the Brain Gap

Serena Young, Director of Advertising September 16, 2022

Being a more Humanities-oriented person myself, I couldn’t wrap my head around why some of my STEM-oriented friends like STEM so much. For the purpose of this survey, Humanities will be defined as English...

(Above) Many old and new friends are seen at the walk, and Zane, age 9, hangs out with a good friend at the event in 2016. All photos courtesy of Mrs. Maranda Arnold.

St. Jude Kicks off Walk With a Run

Zane Rimes, Director of Archives September 14, 2022

This September marks the annual St. Jude Walk/Run for childhood cancer awareness month. This event will be held on September 24 at Fun Spot Orlando, and all are welcome to participate in the 5k. In previous...

(Above) Kamal Elbabaa, grade 11, is not just a familiar
face on Park Avenue; he is also featured daily on the
local news channel, Fox 35, in their opening segment
highlighting people who help the community. Kamal is

very proud of this and looks at his job as an opportu-
nity to meet new people instead of simply something to

make money. Photo by Delaney Bolstein.

Lake Highland Runs This Avenue

Delaney Bolstein, Co-Editor September 13, 2022

I joined the workforce at the ripe age of 16. I never really intended to get a job in high school. I figured it would be hard to balance with school, and I honestly did not need the money but something...

(Above) Prior to their performance, Zeal Patel and Santiago Calderon practice their presentation about Kendrick Lamar. Santiago explains, “Highlighting modern artists is important to see into the future, and that is exactly what we plan to do.” From initiating discussions regarding the life that African Americans face in Compton to providing evidence of black excellence in society today, they memorize their speeches before presenting in the Harriett Coleman Center For the Arts.

Poetry Pops Up Throughout Campus

Santiago Calderon and Zeal Patel, Editor-in-Chief and Co-Editor May 6, 2022

You’re sitting in English class, reading a poem. Some of you are somewhat engaged, but many of you may be off snoozing. But, to Dr. Brenda Walton and Mrs. Tracy Bessire, that’s not what poetry is about....

Rom-Com Rambling

Rom-Com Rambling

Arely Rubio, Staff April 6, 2022

Being given the parameter of well... no parameter... is harder than one would think. I’m sure that if I had a clear vision of what this article would contain, I would have finished this article before...

(Above) If you could only order one thing from the menu at Sugar Dough Bakehouse, I would recommend the Strawberry Croissant. It was essentially a croissant filled with a cream filling and fresh strawberries. The light and sweet texture of the filling was unlike any other. Although expensive, the fresh and fluffy dough of the croissant was well worth it.

Bakehouse Introduces Global Flavors

Arya Sant, Staff March 30, 2022

On Corrine Drive, visitors can find Sugar Dough Bakehouse, a bakery which specializes in pastries. The Asian-inspired flavors, combined with the French style dough, truly made eating at...

(Above) The help of volunteers is at the forefront of what keeps Habitat for Humanity alive. In Florida, many high school students help out in order to meet their Bright Futures requirements of 100 community service hours for free college tuition to a Florida university. There are also people who seek to better themselves by volunteering, or families and friends who desire to bond on a common good. Many businesses organize employee builds, volunteer events, and fundraisers in order to bolster company culture. The volunteer opportunities with Habitat for Humanity are endless. While the most common is working on job sites, there is also a demand for resale employees, corporate volunteers, and fundraiser organizers.

New Habitats Offer Fresh Starts

Sarah Finfrock, Director of Advertising March 25, 2022

Habitat for Humanity (Habitat) is a charitable organization dedicated to giving people a fresh start with a new home, for a cheap price. As the largest not-for-profit builder in the world, Habitat...

(Above) At Magnolia Square, the famous clock in Downtown Sanford serves as a landmark for this area. The clock dates back to the early 1900s and was originally purchased for the  First National Bank No. 1. This clock has been through four location changes, and was also interacted with during the Second World War by locals.

Historic District Showcases Modern Content

Rebecca Reif, Director of Photography March 23, 2022

Throughout the past ten years, Downtown Sanford has transitioned from a primarily historic area to a revitalized town, with various unique shops, restaurants, and activities. Downtown...

(Above) A Florida man captures an eight foot alligator that took a swim in Parkland, Florida. The gator was then transferred to The Everglades National Park.

Florida Man Reviews Florida Men

Zane Rimes, Staff March 17, 2022

We all love stories about the well-known “Florida Man.” It is the meme phenomenon in which outlandish Florida news headlines become jokes for other states. Listening to those two words, everyone has...

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