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A Rock Star Rookie: Patricia Passwaters

Although only starting at Gables in 2019, Patricia Passwaters has already left a big mark on her students, leading her to winning Rookie Teacher of the Year. Courtesy of Coral Gables Senior High School.
Patricia Passwaters, one of the rookie teachers of the year, expresses her joy of receiving such an honor
January 13, 2021

            Within and out of the classroom, teachers often spend hours educating their students and ensuring that they get the best quality education. As a result of such performance, there are...

In Cartoonists We Trust: Here’s Jason Adam Katzenstein

Not everyone has the honor to get to interview a renowned and talented cartoonist! Luckily, I had the chance to learn more about how it all started for him and what he is up to now.
January 6, 2021

In the literary world, many fail to grasp just how many different types of professions are encompassed. From novelists to screenplay writers, there is an entire world under the umbrella term of literature....

Cavalier Cosplayer

From hours of preparation to finding the right costumes, highlights takes a look into the cosplaying world of Kai Guin
December 7, 2020

             Captivated by the elaborate costumes, cool props, and fascinating personas, sophomore Kai Guin has had a passion for the art of cosplay ever since the sixth-grade. Guin is drawn into...

Cavalier With Character: Indiana Harper

Senior Indiana Harper was awarded with the Catch a Cavalier Inquirer award for being an outstanding role model and always willing to learn more through the use of questions. This is a very honorable award as it highlights Harper's dedication to not only school but also her work outside of the classroom.
November 24, 2020

“Cavaliers with Character” is an award administered by Coral Gables Senior High to the high-achieving students for possessing unique qualities that make them stand out among the rest of the incredible...

Victorious Veterans

Annually held on Nov. 11, Veterans' Day remembers and celebrates those who sacrificed their lives for the nation.
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Students with veteran family members recount untold military feats and accomplishments
November 2, 2020

     Veteran’s Day, a national holiday held on Nov. 11, praises and honors military veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Among the many who have served this country, the school’s...

Victoria Benedetti: Wrestling Warrior

Pictured here is Benedetti in her wrestling uniform. Courtesy of Victoria Benedetti
Although wrestling is a male-dominated sport, that doesn’t stop senior Victoria Benedetti from surpassing these gender limitations
November 2, 2020

     For centuries, wrestling has been a male-dominated sport. However, as inequality between gender roles has started to dissipate, women are experiencing increasing opportunities in sports. Many women...

Gables’ 2020-2021 Posse Finalists

These finalists showed outstanding growth throughout their high school years.
November 1, 2020

Every year, seniors from around the country apply for the highly regarded Posse Scholarship. This scholarship is meant specifically for diverse students across the country to pursue their academic goals...

My strange addiction: highlights edition

Everyone has their own little addictions that bring people joy. Some are completely normal, while others, not so normal. highlights staff members share some of their quirky addictions
October 5, 2020

The members of the highlights staff have a wide variety of “strange addictions.” From former boy bands to burnt foods, highlights has it all. Get to know the staff and their out-of-the-ordinary obsessions.   Cristel...

Nick Musa: Creating Art Beyond His Years

Musa draws TikTok star, Addison Rae.
August 14, 2020

Senior Nicolas Musa took art classes until his freshman year of high school. However, it wasn't until his time in quarantine that he had the opportunity to make more art than he normally would. Quarantine...

YLC 2019: A Once in a Lifetime Experience

Sophomores  Irene Martinez, Sara Rabell, Sofia Rebull and Imgard Bonheur pose for a picture shortly after arriving on campus.
February 19, 2019

Once a year, students from all walks of life gather together the first of week of February to take part in a Youth Leadership Conference (YLC) that is hosted by the University of Florida. During this weekend-long...

Girl Scouts: Here Come the Badges!

Girl scouts selling cookies to raise money.
February 6, 2019

The Girl Scouts promote character, outdoor activities, and good citizenship by awarding badges, planning camping trips and through cookie sales. They are also involved in projects that help improve their...

QuestBridge Scholarship: Brianna Curran

Senior Brianna Curran has been matched with Davidson College through Questbridge.
January 10, 2019

To many students, college is a crucial stepping stone in their lives. Senior year can become stressful for many due to the pressure of completing college applications just in time before their expected...

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