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Toxic Chemicals Cause Melreese Golf Course to Close

Toxic Chemicals Cause Melreese Golf Course to Close

Sofia Cruz, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

It came as a shock to many this past week on Tuesday, Aug. 20, when the Melreese golf course was shut down for having toxic chemicals in its soil. The ground was found to have high levels of dangerous pollutants in the dirt, which was a concern among those who golf there or have a financial investment...

This Week in News: March 4-11

This Week in News: March 4-11

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

This week has been extremely eventful, both on the local and international scale. Some of the most important things that happened this week are: Local News: Little Havana was celebrating during the Calle Ocho Music festival! On Mar. 10, different Latinx artists performed and showed off their cul...

Celebrating the 10th Annual Coral Gables Tour of Kitchens

Celebrating the 10th Annual Coral Gables Tour of Kitchens

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

On the weekend of Feb. 9th, the City of Coral Gables Community Foundation’s Mary Snow and her team organized the 10th annual Tour of Kitchens event. Taking place throughout the majority of the day, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., this unique event allowed guests and ticket holders to experience Coral...

‘Heroes Around Me’ at Coral Gables High School

‘Heroes Around Me’ at Coral Gables High School

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

For almost 50 years, the Miami-Dade Parent Teacher Association (PTA) has been responsible for the development of the National Reflection program.  Its original initiative was to create a space for students to develop a sense of confidence for the visual arts. Every year thousands of students from Pre-Kindergarten...

The Premiere of Improv Troupe

The Premiere of Improv Troupe

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019

On Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 6:30 PM, our school's Improv Troupe took on the Coral Gables Museum. Better known as "Improvocative," this group of quick-witted theater kids played a variety of games that resulted in scenes created on the spot, which is the defining characteristic of improvisation. Practice...

News at a Glance: Nov 25- Dec 1

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Read below to see what happened this week: Local News: On Saturday, Nov.24, the University of Florida (UF) football team beat the Florida State University (FSU) football team 41-14. This victory came as a surprise to many because this was their first win in five years against FSU, their main ri...

Man Wrongly Imprisoned for 12 Years Gets Released

Man Wrongly Imprisoned for 12 Years Gets Released

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

October 20, 2018

On Oct. 16, Andre Gonzalez (commonly known as Tony Brown), was freed from jail. Brown was convicted 12 years ago for a shooting that murdered one person and critically injured another. This incident occurred near a North Miami-Dade nightclub twelve years ago and has since been forgotten. The young journalists...

Michelle Obama Leaves Gables Community Inspired

Michelle Obama Leaves Gables Community Inspired

Jesse Zambrano, Features Editor

October 8, 2018

On Sept. 28, the Coral Gables community was shocked to hear that the former first lady, Michelle Obama, would be speaking in our very own backyard. Students and adults alike scrambled to pick up free tickets at several distributions sites in order to take part in the event held at the University of Miami...

Transit Bus Takes a Turn for the Worse

Transit Bus Takes a Turn for the Worse

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

On Sunday Sept.16, in Miami's Little Haiti, residents' typical morning routine descended into chaos when a Miami-Dade metro bus collided with a Ford Ranger and crashed into a clothing store located at Northwest 2nd Avenue and Northwest 54th street. As a result, authorities closed off both lanes until...

Celebrating Jewish Holidays!

Celebrating Jewish Holidays!

Jefrany D'catry, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

Miami is one of the 30 cities in the United States with the most Jewish inhabitants, many of whom live in the Miami Beach Area. Throughout the academic year, school is suspended on several Jewish holidays to allow students to spend the day with their families. Teacher planning days are aligned with these...

2018 Hurricane Season May Come Earlier than Expected

2018 Hurricane Season May Come Earlier than Expected

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

May 26, 2018

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...

District 27 Debate: Tackling Issues Head On

District 27 Debate: Tackling Issues Head On

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

May 20, 2018

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...

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