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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


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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 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


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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 ...

QuestBridge Scholarship: Brianna Curran

QuestBridge Scholarship: Brianna Curran

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Thanksgiving Travels

Thanksgiving Travels

Jefrany D'catry, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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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...

Living the Out-of-State College Tour Experience

Living the Out-of-State College Tour Experience

Jesse Zambrano, Spotlights Editor

November 21, 2018


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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,...

18-19 Silver Knight Nominees

18-19 Silver Knight Nominees

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


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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


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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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