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Cav Camp 2018

Cav Camp 2018

Chases Bagnall-Koger and Jesse Zambrano

June 21, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

The first week of summer brought rising freshmen of the Coral Gables High School's International Baccalaureate (IB) program to the campus for an introductory camp known as Cav Camp. Students attending Cav Camp left their backpacks and notebooks at home and instead spent the week learning about their...

Volcanic Eruption in Guatemala kills 99

Volcanic Eruption in Guatemala kills 99

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

June 5, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Uncategorized

The death toll has risen to 99 after Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted on Sunday, June 3 and released a fast-moving mixture of ash, rock and volcanic gases known as pyroclastic flow. In addition to the casualties, the eruption resulted in hundreds of injuries and 3,200 evacuations. Located on the...

Congratulating the Class of 2018

Congratulating the Class of 2018

Natalia Rodriguez, Reviews Editor

June 3, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

On Wednesday May 31, the class of 2018 gathered as a group for the last time to celebrate their graduation. The ceremony was held at the Watsco Center in the University of Miami, and parents, teachers and family filled the seats of the gym, eager to see their loved ones cross the stage. The event...

Christian Brown Signs With Manhattanville College

Christian Brown Signs With Manhattanville College

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

May 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Briefs, News

On Friday afternoon, May 25, senior Christian Brown officially signed a letter of commitment to Manhattanville College, where he will continue his education and basketball career beyond high school. Surrounded by a swarm of friends, coaches and teachers, the teary-eyed basketball captain took the offer...

2018 Hurricane Season May Come Earlier than Expected

2018 Hurricane Season May Come Earlier than Expected

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

May 26, 2018


Filed under Community, News

Following the massive destruction and chaos that occurred last year from Hurricanes Irma, Harvey and María, many are afraid of what is to come in the 2018 hurricane season. Although Floridians experienced some devastation during the 2017 hurricane season, the Caribbean Islands faced some of the strongest...

IB Sophomore Boot Camp: IB is Doable

IB Sophomore Boot Camp: IB is Doable

Adriana Meijaard, Staff Writer

May 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

As testing season finally comes to a close, rising juniors in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program were invited to IB sophomore boot camp, organized by current juniors Angelle Garcia and Ale Orozco and the IB counselors. On May 21 and May 23, sophomores attended boot camp and learned what...

Caf&DM Banquet: The End of a Successful Year

Caf&DM Banquet: The End of a Successful Year

Jimena Romero, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

As the school year comes to an end, the time to congratulate the students' efforts and achievements has arrived, and there is no better way to do it than in a banquet organized just for them. On May 22, the Communication Arts, Film & Digital Media (CAF&DM) academy had their annual banquet at the Rusty Pelican in Key Biscayne, where members of the Gables' publications (Gables Live, CavsConnect, highlights, Catharsis and Cavaleon) had the opportunity to have fun and receive awards for thei...

Royal Wedding – American Actress Joins the Royal Family

Royal Wedding – American Actress Joins the Royal Family

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

Prince Henry of Wales and American actress Meghan Markle officiated their marriage after nearly two years of dating in a stunning ceremony at Windsor Castle on Saturday, May 19. Markle, who reportedly first met Prince Henry during a blind date in 2016, renounced her acting career and became the Duchess...

District 27 Debate: Tackling Issues Head On

District 27 Debate: Tackling Issues Head On

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

May 20, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Top Stories

Tuesday evening, May 15, the congressional candidates for District 27 gathered for the first debate before the primaries in August. The night featured candidates David Richardson, Michael Hepburn, Kirsten Rosen Gonzalez and Matt Haggman. Donna Shalala is also running for the seat, but was not able to...

U.S. Government Relocates Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

U.S. Government Relocates Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News

In a historic move by the U.S government, President Donald Trump has announced the moving of the U.S embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The embassy is set to open in late May in the Western section of the city. Jerusalem is the contested capital of the State of Israel, being claimed by both the Palestinian...

Teacher Appreciation Week: A New Approach

Teacher Appreciation Week: A New Approach

Jimena Romero, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Top Stories

Teachers are one of the most essential factors in society, and once a year at the start of May, people gather to celebrate their hard work during Teacher Appreciation Week.  The purpose of these seven days is to encourage students to show their appreciation towards their teachers' endless hard work...

Class of 2019: Senior Gear Form

Class of 2019: Senior Gear Form

Maria Estrada, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News

Juniors! Preorder your senior gear by May 31 (cash only) to get it on the first day of school! Print this form and turn in to Ms.De Paola’s (room 2164).

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