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The Handmade Coco: A Trend Gone Coco at Coral Gables Senior High

Senior Chloe Casaudoumecq has recently started a headscarf business, and it has been rippling success around the Cavalier community.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

January 20, 2020

Although hairstyle trends are constantly alternating, headscarves are accessories that never go out of fashion. While still being a full-time student, senior Chloe Casaudoumecq creates and sells headpieces during her spare time. The 100% cotton and fray-free scarves can be found on her Instagram page @thehandmadecoco for ten dollars apiece. To place an orde...

Is Halloween Just Another Commercial Holiday?

Many grocery stores and pumpkin patches sell pumpkins throughout the fall season.

Camryn Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

October 19, 2019

Halloween started as an ancient Celtic festival and moved to America in the 19th century before gaining popularity and becoming the second largest commercial holiday, right behind Christmas. Nowadays, is the holiday just a ploy major companies use for money? ' In the past few decades, Halloween has grown into an u...

FBLA 2019-2020 Membership Application

The 2019 FBLA Nationals team poses for a photo.

Alexander Yagoda, Co Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2019

Membership application for Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is now open! Click here for the 2019-2020 school year application. FBLA $20 dues can be paid online through "Online School Payment" (OSP) on the student portal or in CASH to Mr. Reisert in room 6204. - First General Meeting is on...

Get to Know Your Clubs!

Club Fair last year.

Adriana Castro, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018

As the fall season approaches, there is much anticipation on campus about which clubs to join this academic year. With club fair just around the corner, the halls begin to buzz and questions arise concerning the specifics of each club. This list will provide a preview of the amazing 2018-2019 Gables...

Go Small or Go Home!

Small businesses are the way to go! They help the economy and give customers a more intimate and enjoyable experience.

Brianna Valdes, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017

Smaller businesses always provide a more one-on-one experience rather than any larger chain business. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, small businesses make up about 99.7 percent of all U.S. employer firms. This makes smaller businesses power industries which fuels the economy by...

Soaring to New Heights: FBLA State Leadership Conference

Emily Simon and Maria F. Estrada

March 24, 2017

  After countless hours of preparation, members of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) placed at the district level at the annual State Leadership Conference (SLC) held in Orlando, Florida. SLC takes place every year on March 23-26 and is held at the Hilton Orlando Hotel. Throu...

FBLA Brings Home the Awards

Marketing team receives first place medals (Maria Ordonez, Shawn Torres, Sunny Na).

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

February 12, 2017

On Feb. 3, Coral Gables High showed up at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) districts awards ceremony and showed that they came to win. Winning awards in 27 categories, Coral Gables was recognized as one of the top schools at the ceremony.  In fact, Coral Gables will be represen...

Minutiae by Emily

IB senior Emily Garcia represents her store by wearing one of her own chokers at Magic Kingdom.

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

December 26, 2016

Emily Garcia is a senior in the International Baccalaureate program at Gables. Garcia owns an online boutique, Muntiae by Emily, where she sells handmade jewelry, apparel and fashion accessories. She was inspired to start her own business because she enjoys making things and seeing people wear her creations. Garcia...

Business as Usual with Khareem Oliver

Khareem Oliver, young entrepreneur.

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

November 22, 2016

Khareem Oliver began his company, Find or Found, with one question in mind: "How can I help others?" Inspired by his passions for animals and aiding his community, Khareem was able to create a business that would help not only pets but their owners as well. Find or Found aims to use an app and QR codes...

FBLA Wins Big at Districts

These FBLA members are heading to states!

Marcos Balsera, Contributor

February 10, 2015

On Jan. 28, the lengthy semester of preparation for FBLA competitive events came to an end but ultimately paid off for Gables members. Students participating in over 50 competitions had the opportunity to move forward to the State Level by placing first, second, third or fourth place in their respective...

Business students get Bloomberg certified!

Business students get Bloomberg certified!

June 23, 2014

Students enrolled in business and accounting courses had the opportunity to get ahead in their desired field. Mr. Reisert's Accounting II students were able to visit the State Farm Financial Literacy Lab at FIU and become familiar with a database most professionals use. Being certified in the Bloomberg...

Locking their Future

The faces of the future, our business finalists!

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

May 1, 2014

Imagine having to start a business from scratch and present it in front of judges who will decide whether or not your business plan is realistic. That's what three students from Gables have done. Jorge Troitino, Mark Hurtado, and Sarel Lopez, all of whom are freshmen, are the youngest to have ever gotten...

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