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The Next Step for the Top Five Percent

The Next Step for the Top Five Percent

Emily Simon, Staff Writer
May 12, 2017
Filed under Features, Student Spotlight

Summa Cum Laude is an honor of the highest distinction, administered to those of the graduating class who have displayed great achievement in the area of academics. Representing the top 5% of the class of 2017, these students have been praised with this prestigious title. This label exemplifies the goal...

Laying Down the Law with Mr. Garcia

Laying Down the Law with Mr. Garcia

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Faculty Spotlights, Features, Recent Stories, Top Stories

This year, Gables's own Mr. Julio Garcia was honored with the title of 2017 Street Law Educator of the Year. The award is presented annually, and educators of all levels from across the nation are considered to receive the honorary title. Even though Garcia didn't start out teaching law, his passion...

The Discipline of the Future: Computer Science

The Discipline of the Future: Computer Science

Emily Simon, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under Features, Student Spotlight

Computer science is an area of study many shy away from but can serve as a very useful skill to those who do dare to venture into its intricacies. This is true for students enrolled in both Higher Level and Standard Level Computer Science courses provided by our school's International Baccalaureate (IB)...

Into the Lab with Laura Stieghorst

Into the Lab with Laura Stieghorst

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Features, Student Spotlight, Top Stories

The coral lab has been one of Gables’s “hidden treasures” ever since the project was started by alumna Hanna Payne. When Payne graduated, the lab was able to expand and grow due to the tireless efforts of senior Laura Stieghorst. After taking it over her junior year, the lab developed from two...

Meet Your Prom King and Queen

Meet Your Prom King and Queen

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Features, Student Spotlight

Prom, arguably the most anticipated and beloved school tradition, was held on Apr. 22nd at the JW Marriott. The night started off with a dinner and steadily picked up as students made their way to the dance floor. Finally, it was time to announce Prom King and Queen. The honor went to seniors: Jake...

Ana Wolfermann: Gables’s Soap Opera Actress

Ana Wolfermann: Gables’s Soap Opera Actress

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Student Spotlight, Top Stories

Ana Wolfermann, an International Baccalaureate (IB) sophomore at Gables, is formerly known as the Class of 2019's secretary. However, outside of Gables's perimeter, she is known for being on the big screen. Wolfermann is currently working on a series for Telemundo, which is one of the biggest television...

Three Victories Over the Weekend!

Three Victories Over the Weekend!

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer
March 25, 2017
Filed under Club of the Month, Features, Student Spotlight

This past weekend, Gables was able to experience three wins. JROTC’S Drill Team, Speech and Debate, and Troop all went to their own competition to show what Gables is all about. The Drill Team's Big Win: Saturday, March 18th, Gables's very own Drill Team went to compete at Miami Jackson Senior High...

Soaring to New Heights: FBLA State Leadership Conference

Emily Simon and Maria F. Estrada
March 24, 2017
Filed under Club of the Month, Features, Student Spotlight, Top Stories

  After countless hours of preparation, members of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) placed at the district level at the annual State Leadership Conference (SLC) held in Orlando, Florida. SLC takes place every year on March 23-26 and is held at the Hilton Orlando Hotel. Throu...

FBLA Announces New Board Members

FBLA Announces New Board Members

Emily Simon, Staff Writer
March 21, 2017
Filed under Club of the Month, Features

As the school year comes to a close, a new wave of applications arises: board applications. Whether it be for Speech and Debate or Mu Alpha Theta, all clubs must make the tough decision of choosing who they will leave in charge for the following year. On March 10, the Future Business Leaders of America...

Senior Superlatives

Senior Superlatives

Mia Galex and Laura Rico
March 18, 2017
Filed under Features, Student Spotlight

On March 10th, class of 2017 partook in one of the monumental recreational activities that makes senior year unforgettable. The Senior Picnic is a traditional event that goes way back in the history of Gables; it consists of a day spent in the field playing sports, eating delectable goods, all while...

Yanik Ariste: Full STEAM Ahead

Yanik Ariste: Full STEAM Ahead

Emily Simon, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Features, Student Spotlight

Yanik Ariste is a junior in the International Baccalaureate program who serves as Secretary of Clubs for Student Activities and Vice President of Membership for IBHS -  just two of the long list of honors Ariste has received throughout her high school career. Adding another title to her name, Ariste re...

Khareem Oliver: Lover of Business

Khareem Oliver: Lover of Business

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Features, Student Spotlight

Senior Khareem Oliver is part of the Academy of Finance at Gables. Recently, he was personally invited to the prestigious Chase for Business Conference. This conference is an invite-only free event for small-business professionals and four selected students amongst the Miami-Dade Public County School ...

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