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Harvard Model Congress Offers Students a Glimpse of Government

The students participating in the Harvard Model Congress Trip pose fro a group photo in front of the Frog Pond.

Maia Berthier and Chase Bagnall-Koger

March 6, 2020

A group of Gables students participated in one of the school's most beloved out-of-state field trips from Feb. 19-23: Harvard Model Congress. During the five-day trip, Cavaliers explored Boston, attended classes at Harvard University and participated in a simulation of Congress that allowed them to work...

Testing out a Career in Politics: Harvard Model Congress 2019

Students ate at the historic Faneuil Hall during their trip into the heart of Boston.

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

As they have done for more than 10 years, teachers Kathryn Landsea and Scott Nelson led a group of eager students on a trip to Boston to partake in Harvard Model Congress (HMC) from Feb. 20-24. As it is referred to by its participants, HMC is a simulation of the United States Congress and other institutions...

Harvard Model Congress 2018

Gables student at Faneuil Hall.

Ana Capiro, Spanish Editor

March 6, 2018

On Feb. 21, 32 Gables students gathered in Terminal D of Miami International Airport, anxious for their trip to begin. Accompanied by Mrs. Landsea and Mr. Nelson, these sophomores, juniors and seniors would be going on an unforgettable trip to experience the "largest congressional simulation conference in...

Harvard Model Congress 2017

Harvard Model Congress 2017

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer

March 5, 2017

On Wednesday, Feb. 22, 31 eager Gables students arrived at the Fort Lauderdale airport sporting their Harvard Model Congress (HMC) sweatshirts.  The group was about to embark on a journey that would take them to Boston to be a part of the largest Congress stimulation in the world, led by students from...

Cavaliers Experience Harvard Model Congress

All of Gables' 36 delegates stand together before they leave Boston to come home.

Sabrina Ochoa, Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2015

Early on Feb. 18, 36 Cavaliers joined their three chaperones, Mrs. Landsea, Mrs. Suarez and Mr. Nelson, at Miami International Airport, ready to board a plane that would lead them to Boston's chilly weather and an unforgettable experience at Harvard Model Congress (HMC). Ultimately, junior Jordan Pay...

The History of Mrs. Landsea

Mrs. Landsea is known for her bubbly personality and love for teaching.

Kelsy Pacheco, Sports Editor

November 10, 2014

Loved for her sarcastic jokes and caring personality, you can spot Mrs. Landsea on the third floor of the Ralph Moore Building. As the Advanced Placement European History (AP Euro) teacher, she makes sure each year that her students are more than ready for the exam. Alongside psychology teacher Mr. Nelson,...

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