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Carnaval Miami transforms Miracle Mile into a 2-day food and art extravaganza

Carnaval Miami transforms Miracle Mile into a 2-day food and art extravaganza

Alexander Sutton, highlights contributor

March 5, 2019


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The scent of arepas and overpriced bacon burgers blended with thundering jazz, funk and rock music from atop the Heineken stage on Ponce Boulevard, as thousands of patrons from all over Florida admired pieces of modern art and jewelry and dined at a blocks-long chain of local vendors’ booths this we...

Boaters Unite at the Miami International Boat Show

Boaters Unite at the Miami International Boat Show

Gregoire Winston, highlights contributor

February 25, 2019


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Running from Friday, Feb. 14 to Monday, Feb. 18, the Miami International Boat Show, one of the largest in the world, greeted throngs of guests from across the globe. Held at the Miami Marine Stadium at Virginia Key, the exposition displayed a plethora of boats —  over 1,500 models both on land and i...

How to prepare for college

How to prepare for college

Thomas Morcillo, highlights contributor

February 25, 2019


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Without any help or advice, college may seem like a daunting task that may be handled in the future. In reality, the choices a student makes throughout their high school career, along with factors like extracurricular activities and quality of applications, can all have an impact on how colleges recei...

The digital age of journalism

The digital age of journalism

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

February 25, 2019


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As the journalism industry becomes more digitized and journalists grapple with how to use the Internet to reach their target audience, Google has started to work with the news industry to help journalism thrive digitally. In March, the company launched  The Google News Initiative, a three-year, $300...

Carvalho commemorates JROTC cadets

Carvalho commemorates JROTC cadets

Ruben Escobar and Thomas Morcillo, highlights contributor

February 8, 2019


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On Thursday, February 7, the school’s own Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) took a trip to Tropical Park to attend the annual Superintendent’s Pass and Review. During the event, the school’s troops stood tall as Superintendent Alberto Carvalho expressed his pride in Miami-Dade...

A Golden age of diversity reigns supreme

A Golden age of diversity reigns supreme

Natalia Pallas, highlights contributor

February 7, 2019


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On Sunday, January 6th, the 76th Golden Globes were held at the Beverly Hilton, in Beverly Hills, California. Two decorated actors, Andy Sandberg and Sandra Oh, were chosen as hosts for a broadcast that awards performance in movies as well as in television shows. During their monologue, the hosts reco...

The Shared Title of Mr. Coral Gables

The Shared Title of Mr. Coral Gables

Annie La Roche, highlights contributor

January 14, 2019


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    On Friday, December 20th, the annual Mr. Coral Gables pageant was held in the schools auditorium The show allowed gave male upperclassmen the opportunity to show off their talents for Gables alumni to evaluate. It began with 24 contestants to eventually narrow down to the top five. Although ...

NSPA Chicago 2018: The Student Experience

Ruben Escobar & Thomas Morcillo, highlights staff writers

January 7, 2019


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At the beginning of November, the school’s Communication Arts, Film and Digital Media (CAF&DM) academy took a trip to Chicago to attend this year’s National High School Journalism Convention held by the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) and the Journalism Education Association (JEA). Du...

A Recap of Art Weekend

A Recap of Art Weekend

Alex Anton, highlights contributor

January 7, 2019


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Nothing screams Miami louder than spending millions of dollars at Art Basel.  For over ten years, Art Basel has been a staple of the Miami culture largely centered around party scenes and private events filled with movie stars. However, Art Basel has proven to be much more than this.  In reality, A...

Science teacher working for a greater good

Science teacher working for a greater good

Sophia Heilman, highlights contributor

December 7, 2018


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QUESTIONS:  WHEN DID SHE WORK WITH THEM? IS SHE STILL WORKING WITH THEM? HOW DID SHE FIND OUT ABOUT THE PROGRAM? WHAT DO THE KIDS DO THERE OTHER THAN HAVE A READER COME IN? IS SHE GOING TO CONTINUE THIS?   Inspired by children in need, science teacher Shannon Singleton worked at a camp for ...

Donna Shalala

Donna Shalala

November 4, 2018


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On the Democratic side is Donna Shalala, the former president of the University of Miami and one-time Secretary of Health and Human Services under President Bill Clinton. She spoke recently with highlights about her campaign and the issues she would champion if elected. Education is mostly hand...

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