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A New World For Freshmen

Freshmen are often overwhelmed going into high school. Gregoire Winston/ highlights
As freshmen make the switch from middle to high school, two freshmen share their tips on how they will manage this transition
November 2, 2020

     Year after year, freshmen transition from middle to high school. This daunting task exposes them to a radical change in scenery, having to discover a brand new campus, new teachers and classmates....

Victorious Veterans

Annually held on Nov. 11, Veterans' Day remembers and celebrates those who sacrificed their lives for the nation.
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Students with veteran family members recount untold military feats and accomplishments
November 2, 2020

     Veteran’s Day, a national holiday held on Nov. 11, praises and honors military veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Among the many who have served this country, the school’s...

Victoria Benedetti: Wrestling Warrior

Pictured here is Benedetti in her wrestling uniform. Courtesy of Victoria Benedetti
Although wrestling is a male-dominated sport, that doesn’t stop senior Victoria Benedetti from surpassing these gender limitations
November 2, 2020

     For centuries, wrestling has been a male-dominated sport. However, as inequality between gender roles has started to dissipate, women are experiencing increasing opportunities in sports. Many women...

My strange addiction: highlights edition

Everyone has their own little addictions that bring people joy. Some are completely normal, while others, not so normal. highlights staff members share some of their quirky addictions
October 5, 2020

The members of the highlights staff have a wide variety of “strange addictions.” From former boy bands to burnt foods, highlights has it all. Get to know the staff and their out-of-the-ordinary obsessions.   Cristel...

Quarantine: Trends that have gone viral

Although the COVID-19 quarantine has caused many individuals to steer away from their typical source of entertainment, students at Gables have been participating in the most recent trends going around.
September 14, 2020

     Animal Crossing      Animal Crossing—a social simulation series developed by Nintendo—was first released in Japan on April 14, 2001. However, on March 20, 2020, Nintendo released Animal...

Just bead it!

Just bead it!
Experiencing the difficulties of wearing a face mask herself, Gables alumnus Karelia Arauz founded a home-based business to help lessen the discomfort and inconvenience encountered by millions
September 14, 2020

Even after months of quarantine, many people continue to forget their masks when going out to public places. Further, the protective cloths often restrict people’s self-expression as the masks cover...

Quarantine-O-Ween

Isabella Morales/ highlights
September 14, 2020

Due to COVID-19 regulations, the Halloween spirit that is always alive on October 31 will be harder to maintain this year more than ever, since Halloween will be celebrated differently. Despite these circumstances,...

Alternatives to typical Halloween activities

September 14, 2020

With silly costumes, spooky movies and sweet treats, Halloween holds a special place in many people’s hearts. As a result of the social distancing measures mandated to prevent the spread of the coronavirus,...

Into the artistic world of Maria Sada

Mouth Breather- 
A digital doodle that began with just some eyes turned into a full experimental pattern piece with organic lining. Sada’s main inspiration for this artwork was her horror influences.
A gallery of senior Maria Sada’s conscious art and the meanings and inspirations behind them
August 31, 2020

Unique and bold designs are not uncommon in senior Maria Sada’s artwork. Her vibrant art takes on numerous mediums and subjects. Whether she tackles social issues, personal emotions or creates amusing...

Not Okay With This Quarantine? Binge this show

Featured above is Sydney Novak, played by Sophia Lillis, sitting next to Stanley Barber, played by Wyatt Oleff, watching one of their schools' football game.
I'm Not Okay With This, a Netflix original series, showcases a dark 21st century spin on the classic coming of age story
April 14, 2020

The new Netflix series, titled I’m Not Okay With This, made its debut this year, which follows a troubled teenage girl with newfound supernatural abilities. Sydney Novak, played by Sophia Lillis, has...

Gables’ New Groove

Gables' alumni Crystal Espada takes on the role of music director at the school
April 13, 2020

Teacher by day, opera singer by night, Krystal Espada is a woman of many talents. Although  it is her first-year teaching in the public school system, it is definitely not her first time at Gables. ...

DIY: Halloween Costumes

Last-minute costumes can be found from the inside of your closet.
October 31, 2019

 It is the spookiest time of the year! Halloween is creeping around the corner and everyone is rushing to prepare. Still trying to figure out what to dress up as? No need to fear, highlights has simple...

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