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My strange addiction: highlights edition

Marcela Rondon, highlights newsmagazine contributor

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 Cantarero - One Direction One Direction was one of the most influenti...

Nick Musa: Creating Art Beyond His Years

Musa draws TikTok star, Addison Rae.

Abigail Colodner, Staff Writer

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 also gave him the ability to discover what kind of pieces he truly enjoys making, portraits. One...

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.

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

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 conference, students took part in various indoor and outdoor activities that were organized...

Girl Scouts: Here Come the Badges!

Girl scouts selling cookies to raise money.

Melanie Estrada and Jefrany D'catry

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 neighborhood and work to overall improve their communities.   In order to be a Girl Scout, you ...

QuestBridge Scholarship: Brianna Curran

Senior Brianna Curran has been matched with Davidson College through Questbridge.

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

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 deadlines. A big factor in the choice of school is one's financial capability. Questbridge is a  national...

History Is Made On An Epic Night

History Is Made On An Epic Night

Melanie Estrada, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019

For the first time in Mr. Coral Gables pageant history, two students took the title home. Seniors Alfredo Wolfermann and Juan Toranzo were the chosen winners for this year. Although two students were not expected to win, the candidates demonstrated their extraordinary personalities, making it difficult...

Killian Raider Challenge: JROTC Paves the Way

Males place 3rd and females placed 1st at Killian Raider Challenge.

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018

Without a doubt, the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) is unique to Gable's atmosphere in that it instills leadership, test precision, physical skills and most importantly, commitment, within high school students. Through this program's curriculum, a student is provided with a more disciplined...

Cristina Abello: Diving into Success

Cristina Abello: Diving into Success

Mathilde Requier, Social Media Manager

September 14, 2018

Although she may seem like an average freshman, Cristina Abello dedicates her time to a unique and distinct sport: diving. While it is still not mainstream, diving has developed into one of the most attractive sports in the world. Until two years ago, Abello would have never imagined that one day she would...

A Selfie a Day in the Life of Alexander Sutton

Alexander Sutton takes his 248th selfie alongside his friends.

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

September 3, 2018

There is a common notion that New Year's resolutions are typically disregarded just weeks after their inception. However, that is not the case with Alexander Sutton, who, on Jan. 1, 2018, set his mind on beginning a project, the "Selfie a Day Project." Sutton, a junior in the International Baccalaurea...

And the Crown Goes To…

Senior Leonardo Alvarez became the winner of the senior crown contest after receiving the most likes on Instagram.

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

August 31, 2018

To most of the student body, senior year is a bittersweet ending to high school as students will soon be starting off a new chapter in their lives after graduation. As students anticipate their final year on campus, they look forward to participating in upcoming events like Grad Bash, Prom and Spirit...

A Word of Advice on College Applications

Senior Ewan Hennessy commits to Florida State University after months of hard work applying to colleges.

Natalia Rodriguez, Yeileny Lopez, Reviews Editor, Opinion Editor

May 2, 2018

The mere mention of a dreaded two words, college applications, is enough to make any junior stressed. With the end of the year fast approaching, it will soon be time for the junior class to apply to their dream colleges and universities, thus inevitably beginning the college selection process. So why...

Prom Royalty: Alyssa Lamadriz & Alain Guerra

Gables would not be the same without Alyssa and Alain!

Yeileny Lopez, Opinion Editor

April 20, 2018

Prom, without a doubt, is the event that most students have looked forward to since their freshman year. On Apr. 14 the marvelous night full of dancing was well-spent by the senior class, anxiously awaiting graduation, as they all headed to the JW Marriot. Additionally, the long-standing tradition of...

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