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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

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Freshmen and sophomores take on the FAST exam, despite their opinions on it.

Another Change In Florida Statewide Assessment: Will Students Tolerate This Blunder?

Melissa Hernandez, Staff Writer Sep 6, 2022

For the third time in the state's history, Florida changed its statewide educational assessment. It started as the Florida Assessment Comprehensive Test, then the Florida Standard Assessment and now the...

Due to time change, many are beginning to wonder if it is actually worth it.

Is Daylight Savings Really “Saving” Anyone?

Angelina Morffi, Staff Writer Nov 27, 2021

For years, the debate of Daylight Savings Time has striked many on whether or not it is truly effective. DST is the practice of delaying the clock to be active during summer and receive more rest during...

Due to the rise of social media, we have seen the rise of performative activism and people putting up an act for likes and clicks. There are several ways we can combat this and be better activists.

Performative Activism and How to be an Actual Activist during COVID-19

Leidi-Di Salcedo-Urena, Staff Writer Oct 8, 2020

With the rise of COVID-19 cases and the usage of social media, especially during quarantine, the majority of people get their news and information by simply clicking through posts. The year of 2020 is...

Miami-Dade County Public Schools has proposed two ideas of new bell schedules that hope to favor their students well-being.

New Year, New MDCPS Bell Schedules

Nataly Leiva, Staff Writer Jan 13, 2020

On the week of Jan.6, Miami-Dade County Public Schools announced how they would be having an opinion survey for their new suggested bell schedules. The district hoped to divise bell times that would accommodate...

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary now correctly says that nude is a color, not a skin tone.

“Nude” Never Sounded This Good

Natalie De La Rosa, Staff Writer Oct 12, 2015

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary's definition of the word "nude" has been updated after a college student named Luis Torres started a campaign called "Nude Awakening" on July 14, also known as National Nude...

Freshman Connor Drucker in computer programming class.

New Kid on the Block: Connor Drucker

Lane Morris, Staff Writer Mar 13, 2015

Meet freshman Connor Drucker, the new IB student on campus. He recently changed schools and is very excited to be a part of the cavalier family. 1.Why did you change schools? A: In general, it wasn't...

Students such as  junior Aaron Harrison would have a difficult time with the extended class times and work if the six-period schedule plan was passed.

Possible Six-Period Schedule at Gables

Jake Paz, Staff Writer Mar 6, 2015

The idea of changing our current eight-period schedule into a six period one  has been brought up by some teachers and faculty members around the school. The potential six-period schedule would decrease...

So many pretty colors... Oh, there are words too!

Heart Thoughts

Samantha Valero, Staff Writer Feb 15, 2015

Our Rating: A Heart Thoughts, a self-help non-fiction book written by Louise L. Hay, has been changing perspectives since 1992. Although it may sound like an 'old person' book, Heart Thoughts has little...

Ms. Verazain using the Promethean board to give a lecture.

Promethean Board Hype

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer Aug 23, 2014

During the summer, new technological advancements were implemented at Gables in the form of Promethean Boards in all classes. Teachers have needed to adapt to new ways of conducting their classes and...

Junior Matthew Forero lives life to the fullest by taking risks and going on adventures.

Start Living

Natalia Clement, Staff Writer Apr 4, 2014

It is often said that the teenage years are the best years of our lives. So, the desire to fulfill this ideology is much expected. Our lives revolve mostly around school, which is a positive thing to some...

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