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Cristian Ochoa Wins Friends of Gables Logo Competition

Cristian Ochoa Wins Friends of Gables Logo Competition

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019


Filed under Spotlights, Student, Top Stories

On Sept. 21, 2018, an opportunity opened up for creative students to help ‘Friends of Gables,’ a group that aims to improve facilities at Coral Gables Senior High. After senior Cristian Ochoa won the logo competition, he earned the $200 prize and the honor of having his design represent the aforementioned group. ...

The Woman Behind Mr. Coral Gables

The Woman Behind Mr. Coral Gables

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

December 28, 2018


Filed under Spotlights, Student

It has been a tradition here at Gables that each year, the loved and celebrated Mr. Coral Gables competition be run and developed by one of our very own students, typically a Gablette. This year, the behind the scenes operator was Dominique Babin, a senior officer of the Gablettes dance team. Now...

Troupe 0476’s IE Showcase

Troupe 0476’s IE Showcase

Jefrany D'catry, Staff Writer

December 22, 2018


Filed under Club, Spotlights

On Monday, Dec. 17, Troupe put on their Individual Event (IE) showcase, during which they performed nineteen pieces. The majority of these pieces had been sent to the District IE Festival that spanned two weekends and ended on Saturday, Dec. 15. The competition features a variety of events: Publicity,...

Interact Carols for the Holidays

Interact Carols for the Holidays

Melanie Estrada, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Club, Spotlights, Top Stories

Interact is a club known for giving the Gables' student body countless opportunities to volunteer and engage in their community through the form of service. From Nov. 28 to Dec. 2, at the Biltmore Hotel, Interact offered their members the chance to participate in a caroling competition. Club members...

Catching a Cav with Character: Principled

Catching a Cav with Character: Principled

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Cavs with Character, Spotlights

These extraordinary Cavaliers below have been recognized for the month of November for their ability to differentiate right from wrong while still keeping true to themselves and others. They have not only demonstrated exemplary attitude in their classroom environment but have also embodied these exceptional...

Thanksgiving Travels

Thanksgiving Travels

Jefrany D'catry, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Spotlights, Student

Thanksgiving is a holiday where people tend to spend time with their relatives and friends to give thanks and rejoice in the blessings they have been granted during the year. Together, they make an enjoyable dinner that typically includes turkey, pies and mashed potatoes. Many of the students traveled...

JROTC Qualifies For States 2018

JROTC Qualifies For States 2018

Jesse Zambrano, Spotlights Editor

November 24, 2018


Filed under Club, Spotlights, Top Stories

Coral Gables Senior High's female and male Raider teams have qualified for States once again. On Nov. 17, both teams traveled to Tropical park where they competed for a first or second place spot against other Raider teams. The pressure was on as the teams raced against their personal times and endurance...

Living the Out-of-State College Tour Experience

Living the Out-of-State College Tour Experience

Jesse Zambrano, Spotlights Editor

November 21, 2018


Filed under Spotlights, Student

On Nov. 2, 12 students participating in this year's out-of-state college tour embarked on their trip, arriving at the Fort Lauderdale International airport at 8:30 A.M. From the terminal, they boarded their flight en route to LaGuardia Aiport in Queens, New York. Once they touched down in New York,...

Catching a Cav With Character: Open-Minded

Catching a Cav With Character: Open-Minded

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Cavs with Character, Spotlights

Open-minded individuals who are able to acknowledge different perspectives while staying true to their own opinions are crucial to such a diverse city like Miami. This month’s Catching a Cav with Character was presented to the following students for their open-mindedness. Congratulations to freshman...

Troupe 0476’s One Acts

Troupe 0476’s One Acts

Jefrany D'catry, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Club, Spotlights

Troupe is a performance-based class where students compete against other Thespians. The students who were selected for this year's Troupe 0476 are currently working on their Individual Events (IE), which include a variety of categories like monologues, duet musical, publicity and large group musical....

18-19 Silver Knight Nominees

18-19 Silver Knight Nominees

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Spotlights, Student

One of the most highly regarded mini-scholarships in the Broward and Miami-Dade Counties is the 'Silver Knight Scholarship', which is sponsored by the Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald. Out of 742 Seniors from 115 Schools in Southwestern Florida, one student wins in each of the fifteen categories, produ...

This Year’s Posse Scholarship Finalists!

This Year’s Posse Scholarship Finalists!

Guiliana Garces, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Spotlights, Student

Posse, a full-tuition scholarship, is a well-known, rigorous program that identifies individuals with leadership potential across ten cities in the United States. The program is beneficial as it offers seniors the financial help they need for college and creates a dedicated community of Posse scholars...

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