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Check Out French Honor Society!

Check Out French Honor Society!

Alfredo Wolfermann, highlights contributor

October 29, 2017


Filed under highlights, News (highlights)

Emerging from juniors Natalia Rodriguez and Angie Lopez, the French Honor Society club is a new project in the works at the school. The idea dates back to Rodriguez’s freshman year when she noticed that the school had the Spanish National Honor society and an Italian club, but not a French one. Com...

Time for Winter Sports!

Time for Winter Sports!

Cecilia Rodriguez, highlights contributor

October 29, 2017


Filed under highlights, Sports (highlights)

As the school’s fall sports, such as football, volleyball, bowling, cross country, golf and swimming continue taking place, the winter sports season is quickly approaching. Some winter sports, like boys’ basketball have already begun practicing and have had pre-season matches. Though pre-season has...

Barrow Goes Cherry Picking

Barrow Goes Cherry Picking

Makayla Bell, highlights contributor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

This year, a playwright’s festival in New York City was held, bringing about an ambience of creativity, inspiration and opportunity to the Big Apple. This is a reality that has happened to a selected few including the school’s very own drama teacher, Tracy Barrow-Schoenblatt. The opportunity to have a p...

Let’s Talk About… DACA

Let’s Talk About… DACA

Arianna Peña, highlights contributor

October 15, 2017


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

A few weeks ago President Trump had Attorney General Jeff Sessions reveal to the public that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, also known as DACA, would be repealed. This affects dreamers, adults and children who came to the United States as children illegally. Highlights got students’ opinions about the DACA repeal.

An Annexation That Could Affect Thousands

An Annexation That Could Affect Thousands

Alexandra Torres, highlights contributor

October 8, 2017


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

The annexation of Little Gables, High Pines and Ponce-Davis, three areas in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, to the city of Coral Gables could bring in millions of dollars for Coral Gables and help citizens alike.

Coral Gables Sues FPL

Coral Gables Sues FPL

Dilan Denham, highlights contributor

October 4, 2017


Filed under highlights, News (highlights)

After the drastic destruction of hurricane Irma, millions lost power due to this immense hurricane. According to Florida Power and Light (FPL), about 90 percent of impacted areas lost power. Florida’s largest electrical company, FPL, is getting threatened with a class lawsuit by two customers becaus...

Boca’s House: Milkshakes Through the Roof

Boca’s House: Milkshakes Through the Roof

Sara Saliamonas, highlights contributor

October 4, 2017


Filed under highlights, The Scene (highlights)

Boca’s House serves milkshakes stacked high with a variety of desserts.

Reading Florida’s Past

Reading Florida’s Past

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

September 24, 2017


Filed under highlights, The Scene (highlights)

Old black and white pictures of Miami line the walls of the fused Florida and Genealogy Collection and books and newspapers that have the highest demand are showcased throughout the collection. The collection is available in the main library located in Downtown and is home to one of the biggest achi...

Janette & Co. Macarons Galore

Janette & Co. Macarons Galore

Mathilde Requier, highlights contributor

September 22, 2017


Filed under highlights, The Scene (highlights)

Right across the Hillstone restaurant lies a quaint shop that hides a Parisian heaven. Janette & Co. Macaron and French Pastries offers a gateway to the French paradise of sugary pastries. It serves up delectable treats that please both the eyes and the taste buds of its beholder. Offering a mul...

Free Rides For All

Free Rides For All

Estelle Erwich, highlights contributor

August 31, 2017


Filed under highlights, News (highlights)

The city of Miami continues to grow and expand at an exponential rate, and its transportation systems are forced to adapt and evolve with it. Though apps such as Uber or Lyft are rapidly gaining popularity because of their convenience and safety, the price tag a ride often carries is off putting. In an e...

Album Review: Lorde’s Resurrection in Melodrama

Album Review: Lorde’s Resurrection in Melodrama

Tatiana Campos, highlights contributor

August 30, 2017


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

Four years after her debut album, Pure Heroine, Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor— better known by her stage name, Lorde— has grown beyond belief. In her second studio album, Melodrama, she opens up about her journey through the bliss and shambles of her relationships. With the sheer level of intimacy and...

Barcelona Sues Neymar Over Transfer to PSG

Barcelona Sues Neymar Over Transfer to PSG

Alexander Sutton, highlights contributor

August 30, 2017


Filed under highlights, Sports (highlights)

On Thursday, Aug. 3 Brazilian soccer player Neymar da Silva Santos Junior transferred from the Spanish team Football Club Barcelona, also known as Barça, to French team Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). The expert soccer player achieved fame at an early age, first recognized on the international stage when h...

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