For the past month, Advocate contributor Carol Toler has been unearthing all sorts of stories of days gone by at Lake Highlands High School, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this weekend.
The nine-part series chronicles some of the most significant moments in the school’s history, both the triumphs and the tragedies, paying tribute to beloved teachers and staff, and accomplished alumni. And who doesn’t love seeing all those vintage photos?
Catch up on the entire series below:
Part 1: Olympian Elliot Archilla recalls Lake Highlands High in 1964
Part 2: Former teacher preps for 50th anniversary, calls LHHS ‘focal point’ of Lake Highlands
Part 3: Counselor recalls 33 years at Lake Highlands High School
Part 4: Shooting of Lake Highlands cafeteria worker remembered
Part 5: Dr. Bob Iden remembers Lake Highlands High as student, teacher, coach and principal
Part 6: Former English teacher Dot Biggs recalls Lake Highlands High
Part 7: Lake Highlands remembers the killing at the Winn-Dixie
Part 8: ‘Original Wildcat’ Sue Passmore remembers early days of Lake Highlands High
Part 9: True crime: The Lake Highlands mom and the hit man