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At Peace in Africa

At Peace in Africa

Sophie Feinberg, Staff Writer

January 27, 2014


Filed under Faculty, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Over winter break, Dr. Scanlon had the opportunity to travel to Senegal, a country on the west coast of Africa between Mauritania and Guinea-Bissau. She went to visit the nation because her daughter took a year off college in order to partake in a unique program called Global Citizen Year. Through this...

Lucky Number Seven

Sabrina Ochoa, Business Manager

January 13, 2014


Filed under Alumni, Community, Top Stories

For the seventh year in a row, the Gables' Annual Golf Tournament was held at Melreese Golf Course on January 10, 2013. The event is a large fundraiser for the baseball team where alumni can gather and play at their own leisure. Before the tournament, student athletes must sell raffle tickets and advertise...

Born for the Waters

Born for the Waters

Albany Muria, Staff Writer

January 5, 2014


Filed under Recent Stories, Student

Freshman Holden Payne is a 14 year old with a jam-packed four years of high school in his future. His life as the freshman class president, a student activities member, an excelling student in academics, and a person with an extreme passion for sailing is quite intriguing. Born and raised here in Miami, Payne has alwa...

Gables Grads Return to Share Their Experience

Gables Grads Return to Share Their Experience

Patricia Passwaters, Editor in Chief

December 20, 2013


Filed under Alumni, Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

Who said senior year was the easiest? Whoever it was, they lied. Not only do seniors have to worry about their exams, but they must also worry about all of the applications they must fill out; college applications, financial aid, scholarships, etc. This stress builds up and essentially leads them to...

Class of 2003 Reunites After Ten Years

Class of 2003 Reunites After Ten Years

Patricia Passwaters, Editor in Chief

December 8, 2013


Filed under Alumni, Spotlights

With so many out-of-towners home for their annual visits, the holidays have become the perfect time for reunions. On December 7, former classmates from the Class of 2003 gathered for their ten year reunion at Crave, a restaurant located in Merrick Park, to reminisce about old times. Gables' senior...

Parlez- vous Français? Do you Speak French?

Albany Muria, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013


Filed under Faculty, Recent Stories

Parlez-vous français? Do you speak French? If you don't, then you might want to consider learning from the prestigious Ms. Hofmann. Hofmann has been working at CGHS since 1984. Throughout the years, she has taught ESOL, Spanish, and French. In addition, Hofmann was the track and field coach for 15 years....

A Musician At Heart

A Musician At Heart

Melissa Valladares, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013


Filed under Student

Alex Leon, a freshman here at Coral Gables Senior High, has already started excelling in high school and has found his passion in life. Alex is a part of CGHS' Band of Distiction, and one could say he is the proudest band geek of them all. His love for music began in elementary school where Leon would...

A Love for Puerto Rico

Genesis Asencio, Staff Writer

May 14, 2013


Filed under Student

Speaking with Carla Steighorst, one can infer that she is definitely a well-rounded student. Her life basically screams out usual IB student. From swimming laps in the fall and early winter to shooting tennis balls come late winter and early spring, her athletic skills are ones that deserve to...

Betting on Betances

Betting on Betances

Patricia Passwaters, Executive Editor

November 30, 2012


Filed under Faculty

On October 20, 2012, during the annually held Journalism Day in FIU, Coral Gables’ very own Camile Betances was announced District 6 Journalism Teacher of the Year.  The CAF&DM leader, Mrs. Zuniga nominated her for the award because she believes that not only is Ms. Betances a team player, but...

A Worldly Girl

A Worldly Girl

Molly Smith, Staff Writer

October 14, 2012


Filed under Recent Stories, Student

Every single person you see, or interact with, or pass by, has a story. You might not think twice about them but everyone has a past, everyone has experiences that shape them into who they are today. Sometimes it's good to just step back and look at things from another person's point of view. Get a feel...

This Jennifer

This Jennifer

Bernadine Antoine, Contibutor

October 8, 2012


Filed under Recent Stories, Student

In the Urban Dictionary, a "Jennifer," usually a girl, tends to have beautiful eyes and hair. Well, I would like to say that this is definitely legitimate. Ms. Jennifer Ledesma has gorgeous brown eyes that shine and wonder, and her hair? Oh her hair is eye-catching yet interesting. A mixture of purple...

Joey Pallot: Writer, Actor, Gamer

Joey Pallot: Writer, Actor, Gamer

Ayanna Davidson, Contributor

October 1, 2012


Filed under Recent Stories, Student

In my first period class sits a 9th grade boy in his customary red and black hoodie. If you have this class, you may have seen him, but how much do you know about him? Well, a good place to start would be his name, would it not? His name is Joseph (Joey) Pallot, and he is actually a really cool person. Joey loves to read and...

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