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New Year, New MDCPS Bell Schedules

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

Nataly Leiva, Staff Writer

January 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 health needs of its students along with transportation adaptability. The current bell schedule are high s...

“Nude” Never Sounded This Good

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

Natalie De La Rosa, Staff Writer

October 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Luis Torres started a campaign called "Nude Awakening" on July 14, also known as National Nude Day, for the word's outdated definition of "having the color of a white person’s skin" to be ...

New Kid on the Block: Connor Drucker

Freshman Connor Drucker in computer programming class.

Lane Morris, Staff Writer

March 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 that good [at Reef]. It was a lot more stressful and a lot more work. 2. How do you like it so fa...

Possible Six-Period Schedule at Gables

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.

Jake Paz, Staff Writer

March 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 the number of classes in one day, which is currently four, to three, and increase the amount of...

Heart Thoughts

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

Samantha Valero, Staff Writer

February 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 pieces of inner wisdom that can guide you through almost any problem you may face. "I believ...

Promethean Board Hype

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

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer

August 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 learn how to use the boards. There's no denying that some teachers aren't as advanced technologically...

Start Living

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

Natalia Clement, Staff Writer

April 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 extent, but there is a lot more to it. Apart from the usual literature and numbers, life comes with...

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