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Graphing for Greatness: Making Graphing Calculators Accessible

Graphing for Greatness: Making Graphing Calculators Accessible

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

March 10, 2019


Filed under Spotlights, Student

As sophomore Aya Hamza surveyed the carefully organized rows of an office supply store, she eyed the prices of the item at the top of the supply list for her International Baccalaureate math class: a graphing calculator. To her surprise, even the cheapest models cost well over $100, an exorbitant cost f...

The Coral Gables Museum Celebrates Their 80th Anniversary

The Coral Gables Museum Celebrates Their 80th Anniversary

Jesse Zambrano, Spotlights Editor

March 10, 2019


Filed under Club, Spotlights, Top Stories

On March 9, the Coral Gables Museum celebrated their 80th Anniversary during their monthly family day. The Museum Project volunteers helped the museum's coordinators open their doors to families of the community. The site of the museum once belonged to an old firehouse and police station but was transformed...

Catch a Cav with Character: Knowledgeable

Catch a Cav with Character: Knowledgeable

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Cavs with Character, Spotlights

Every month, one student per grade is designated to represent a characteristic pertaining to the ideal Cavalier personality. For the month of February, four students were recognized as being “knowledgeable”, an important trait in both academics and life. What distinguished these students from the...

The Results Are In!

The Results Are In!

Jefrany D'catry, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Spotlights, Student, Top Stories

On Feb. 19, students from all grade levels took time out of their days to vote for their 2019-2020 student government. Students waited outside of the Activities room (9219) in the Ralph Moore building and chose who they believed would be the best option for each position. Prior to voting day, candidates...

YLC 2019: A Once in a Lifetime Experience

YLC 2019: A Once in a Lifetime Experience

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under Spotlights, Student

Once a year, students from all walks of life gather together the first of week of February to take part in a Youth Leadership Conference (YLC) that is hosted by the University of Florida. During this weekend-long conference, students took part in various indoor and outdoor activities that were organized...

Girl Scouts: Here Come the Badges!

Girl Scouts: Here Come the Badges!

Melanie Estrada and Jefrany D'catry

February 6, 2019


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The Girl Scouts promote character, outdoor activities, and good citizenship by awarding badges, planning camping trips and through cookie sales. They are also involved in projects that help improve their neighborhood and work to overall improve their communities.   In order to be a Girl Scout, you ...

Model United Nations Team Revisits the Swamp, Stronger Than Ever

Model United Nations Team Revisits the Swamp, Stronger Than Ever

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Club, Spotlights, Top Stories

Instead of staying home over the weekend, Gables' Model United Nations (MUN) team began their competition season with a bang. Gables MUN team took on GatorMUN, the annual conference hosted by the University of Florida’s MUN team. An annual tradition, the conference offers over 20 committee options...

Business As Usual: FBLA Is Off to States

Business As Usual: FBLA Is Off to States

Jefrany D'catry, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Club, Spotlights, Top Stories

The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) club recently went to District competitions at Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus. The district competition has three different components to it. The first is Pre-Judged Events, which to be judged must be submitted in December. This is followed by Performance...

QuestBridge Scholarship: Brianna Curran

QuestBridge Scholarship: Brianna Curran

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019


Filed under Spotlights, Student

To many students, college is a crucial stepping stone in their lives. Senior year can become stressful for many due to the pressure of completing college applications just in time before their expected deadlines. A big factor in the choice of school is one's financial capability. Questbridge is a  national...

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. ...

History Is Made On An Epic Night

History Is Made On An Epic Night

Melanie Estrada, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019


Filed under Spotlights, Student

For the first time in Mr. Coral Gables pageant history, two students took the title home. Seniors Alfredo Wolfermann and Juan Toranzo were the chosen winners for this year. Although two students were not expected to win, the candidates demonstrated their extraordinary personalities, making it difficult...

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...

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