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When You’re Here, You’re Home

When You’re Here, You’re Home

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Club, Spotlights

Gables Paradigm (GSA) is without a doubt is one of the most accepting and diverse clubs at Gables. The club continuously aims to promote individuality among the students. Their culture of acceptance creates a safe environment which allows students to freely express their feelings when it comes to be...

Alumnus Jason Dietz: Patient 001

Alumnus Jason Dietz: Patient 001

Vanessa Grau, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Alumni, Spotlights

Jason Dietz is a class of 1984 alumnus at Coral Gables High. During his time as a Cavalier, Dietz was selected alongside eight of his classmates to be part of the first class of The Performing and Visual Arts Center program (PAVAC). PAVAC is a program at Miami-Dade Community College that concentrates o...

Alfredo Wolfermann: Let’s Start with A Hello

Alfredo Wolfermann: Let’s Start with A Hello

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

September 23, 2017


Filed under Spotlights, Student

Alfredo Wolfermann is a junior at Coral Gables Senior High who has big plans for this school and its students. To accomplish these goals, he is part of many clubs. He is on the board of Best Buddies, which is a club dedicated to interacting with students with disabilities and organizing activities for...

Jose Chang Lays Down the Law

Jose Chang Lays Down the Law

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Galleries, Spotlights, Student, Top Stories, Video

Although he is known by many as the president of Gables' TV Production, outside of school, Jose Chang is recognized by his commitment with the Police Explorers. Chang is currently a senior in the Communication Arts, Film and Digital Media (CAF&DM) academy at Gables. He is proud to say that he has...

A Year of Novelty

A Year of Novelty

Vanessa Grau, Staff Writer

September 3, 2017


Filed under Faculty, Spotlights

In the 2017-2018 school year, Coral Gables Senior High has been gifted with the arrival of many new teachers, who come prepared and trained to offer their knowledge and techniques to new students. Tatiana Battisti is our new Italian teacher. She completed her bachelor’s degree at Roma Tre University...

Gables Students Around the World

Gables Students Around the World

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

August 21, 2017


Filed under Spotlights, Student, Top Stories

Following a year filled with challenging courses and lots of testing, most Coral Gables high students were more than happy to trade their 7 AM classes and endless homework assignments for sandy beaches and a sufficient amount of sleep. While many stayed put in Miami, some traveled thousands of miles...

Stanford Summer with Alain Perez

Stanford Summer with Alain Perez

Emily Simon, Features Editor

August 7, 2017


Filed under Spotlights, Student

  Instead of taking a break from academic life this summer, junior Alain Perez decided to further his knowledge in the area of neuroscience. In order to learn more about a possible career path of his, he enrolled in a pre-collegiate program at Stanford University. There, he partook in a rigo...

To Incoming Freshmen: High School Isn’t as Scary as it Seems

To Incoming Freshmen: High School Isn’t as Scary as it Seems

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

June 10, 2017


Filed under Spotlights, Student, Top Stories

Unknown and puzzled faces roam around the hallways of Gables every year. Many students remember feelings of confusion during their first days of high school. Yes, it's a scary place at first because it's a new environment freshmen students have to get used to, however, once the students settle in they...

The Start of Something New: NHS Induction and Board Announcement

The Start of Something New: NHS Induction and Board Announcement

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

May 27, 2017


Filed under Club, Spotlights, Top Stories

  The 2016-2017 National Honors Society (NHS) Induction Ceremony began with the mother of this year's club president (Sabrina Fiske) giving a speech about the importance of never giving up and being true to yourself. Afterward, those who previously applied for an officer position anxiously ...

Ashley Bellinger Silver Knight

Ashley Bellinger Silver Knight

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under Spotlights, Student

The Silver Knight Awards given annually by the Miami Herald are some of the nation's most prestigious student awards that recognize outstanding individuals who have maintained good grades along with contributing significant service to their school or community.  Schools in the Miami-Dade and Broward...

Masquerade CAF&DM Celebration

Masquerade CAF&DM Celebration

Cameryn Padron, August Field, Ximena Puig, Sara Zamora, Sara Saliamonas, and Emily SImon

May 23, 2017


Filed under Galleries, Photo Galleries, Spotlights, Student, Top Stories

    Celebrating their accomplishments, members of CAF&DM and its respective publications attended an annual banquet held at Renaissance Ballrooms on May 23. Upon their arrival, students anxiously waited for the event to officially begin and were greeted by masquerade style decor and uplifting music. Students spent their time in anticipation, rushing to take photos with their peers and admiring the detailed ballroom. Publications took turns being photographed as an entire group and the photo booth later branched off ...

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 Spotlights, Student

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...

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