Twice-Told Tale

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Twice-Told Tale

Twice-Told Tale

(Above) After graduating from Bishop Lynch High School in Dal-
las, Texas, Mr. Jim McIntyre enrolled in the University of North

Texas majoring in history with a focus on U.S. diplomacy. He
then worked in the restaurant industry for a year when he ran
into his former principal who offered him a teaching position.
After a few years of teaching, Mr. McIntyre obtained a Master’s
Degree in Educational Administration from Texas A&M University.
Photo courtesy of Lake Highland Preparatory School.

Enhancing Existing Traditions

Sarah Finfrock, Copy Editor/ Director of Photography September 20, 2022

As the 10th Lake Highland President, Mr. Jim McIntyre brings more to the Lake Highland community than just his 31 years of educational experience. Mr. McIntyre also brings an enthusiasm for the whole child...

(Above) The second floor of the state-of-the-art building will be the Innovation Institute, which will feature a two-story makerspace surrounded by teaching labs for physics, engineering, robotics, computer science, augmented and virtual reality, and more. The third floor will be dedicated to math classrooms; the fourth floor will be home to English and language arts. The style of this new building will fit in seamlessly with the beautiful domed Rex Building and will be a welcomed addition to modernize the campus and provide a bold and modern future for all members of the greater Highlander community. All photos by Kailey Calvo.

Elevated for a Brighter Future

Kailey Calvo, Co-Editor September 9, 2022

Triathlon Intro ​​ The future of Lake Highland is a much debated and is often the topic of discussion, especially after LHP’s 50th anniversary in 2020. The Capital Projects, as they’re being...

(Above) A participant from the Special Olympics of Florida is throwing shot put, a track and field event that involves tossing a heavy spherical ball as far as possible. Women “put” an eight-pound ball, while men “put” a 15-pound ball. Volunteers assist in recording distances, congratulating participants, and providing medals.

Special Olympics Sparks Opportunities For All

Zeal Patel, Co-editor April 4, 2022

Most children follow a set path starting with childhood sports, whether it’s basketball, baseball, or even football. From continuing to make friends and develop physical skills to learning...

(Above) Some of the favorite FPS memories for coaches and participants alike is being lucky enough to travel to and participate in international competitions at a variety of universities throughout the United States with students from over 36 states and 7 countries worldwide. LHP was lucky enough to attend the last International Conference in June 2019 at UMass Amherst, and LHP’s competing teams brought back many awards to add to their huge collection.

Creating a Better Tomorrow Today

Kailey Calvo, Staff March 24, 2022

Lake Highland prides itself on offering many different clubs so students of all ages can find their passion. However, Future Problem Solvers is the only club that works on creating solutions to potential...

(Above) Mr. Derek Daly, Director of the Upper School, and Mr. Jonathan Hiett, Associate Director and Upper School Dean of Students, were two of many faculty and administrators that accompanied students in viewing the Hate Ends Now event. Mr. Hiett shared his thoughts, “The Hate Ends Now Tour was such a powerful and immersive experience. Being in the cattle car, hearing from Holocaust survivors, and getting a small taste for the horrific events they dealt with was indescribable.”

Cattle Cars Make Train Stop at Lake Highland

Staff of Twice-Told Tale March 16, 2022

Hate Ends Now, The Cattle Car Experience, was brought to Lake Highland to give students an opportunity to experience and learn about the Holocaust. While students learned...

(Above) Students from leadership would typically assist teachers at Ivey Lane and interact with the school’s students in small groups by helping them complete academic hands-on activities. Alec Bankston, grade 11, helps children in his group complete a fun measuring activity. Working in this environment helps Highlanders practice interpersonal communication skills from these new experiences.

From One Campus to Another

Amanda Wiboon, Co-editor and Director of Media February 23, 2022

While Highlanders are familiar with the annual “Heart of A Highlander Day”—a time when Lake Highland students and faculty serve at local charity partners in Orlando—many are not familiar...

Seniors, including Ainsley Myers, Ella Kalicak, and Lucy Adams, were busy promoting the upcoming Dance Marathon during December’s Winter Carnival. Students were incentivized to donate and support the cause by joining a raffle to win a parking pass in the Annex. Photo courtesy of Grey Chapin, grade 12.

Raising the Roof “For The Kids”

Luis Roldan Cuba, Co-Editor January 26, 2022

Revitalizing traditions is key to bringing us together as a community, especially for a good cause. Dance Marathon’s time at Lake Highland, though short, has been doing just that for the past several...

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