Get the Most Out of Your Summer: Top Summer Programs

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

January 30, 2020

Though the warm weather and beach days that come with summer vacation may seem ages away, the end of this school year is now less than a semester from now. For high school students that plan to apply to prestigious colleges - or just to stand out from the crowd at any university -  summer is not just...

School Times Are Changing, and It’s About Time

Jana Faour, Reviews and Copy Editor

December 18, 2019

Growing up in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools system, students are raised to wake up when sunlight is just beginning to strengthen. By the time they got to school, it was bright and felt like a new day. Once they make the transition to middle school, the sun is beaming from the moment their eyes...

Horror Strikes Again

Great Mills High school was surrounded by police and paramedics after the school shooting tragedy occurred Tuesday morning.

Jesse Zambrano, Joshua McKerrow/Capital Gazette

March 23, 2018

A month after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Great Mills High School in Maryland suffered a school shooting at the hands of student Austin Wyatt Rollins. Rollins brought his father's Glock 9-millimeter to school, injuring two students: Jaelynn Willey and Desmond Barnes. Willey...

The Good and the Bad: Magnet Programs Edition

The Academy of Finance is another magnet program offered at CGHS, and an alternative to the IB program.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

Magnet programs are programs that offer a specialized curriculum that includes a focus on a particular subject or subjects, usually requiring a special application and acceptance by a lottery system. Magnet schools are available all over the United States, including our very own Coral Gables High School,...

Not a Size Two? Apparently Tights Aren’t for You!

Girls with different body types wearing leggings.

Vanessa Grau, Staff Writer

September 24, 2017

On Aug. 24, Heather Taylor, a Stratford High School Principal, was allegedly accused of fat shaming tenth-grade female students for wearing leggings. The principal voiced her opinions of the girls' weight, shape, and appearance, which clearly is demeaning to the students. Taylor went on and said, "the...

Al borde de la tragedia.

Foto tomada a Ryan Trollinger mientras es  capturado por la policia.

Claudia Gandara, Staff Writer

October 23, 2016

Un ex-alumno de la escuela secundaria Coral Springs fue detenido y acusado por posesión de arma de fuego en propiedad escolar, luego que la policía demostró que estaba en la escuela con un arma cargada. El joven fue identificado como Ryan Trollinger, de 17 años de edad. Otro estudiante, cuyo nombre...

5 Types of Friends You Will Encounter in High School

Throughout your four years in high school, you are bound to find a best friend who will unconditionally care for you.

Bhargavi Pochi, Staff Writer

October 21, 2014

Throughout your high school years, you become aware of the fact that friends will come and go. With all of these people entering and exiting your life, you are bound to encounter some unique personalities. Here is a list of the five types of friends you will most likely meet during these four years! 1. The Bru...

Seven Things You Should Know as a Freshman

Seniors Jean Valverde, Steven Teranciel, Claire Shillington, Camila Lupi and Ali Band think back on their early high school years.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

September 30, 2014

Graduates often look back at their high school years as some of their best. However, many people have regrets or wish they had learned something before it was too late. These tips will help guide you through the next four years of growth, learning and discovery. 1. Take risks! Starting school in a new ...

Another Brick in the Wall

When struggling with peer pressure one must ask what's worst: feeling it or caving in?

Natalia Clement, Staff Writer

May 5, 2014

We've all seen those overly-exaggerated movie scenes where a group of teenagers push the sweet innocent-minded kid into cutting class or eliciting drugs. Although  parents constantly worry about all the friends their own kids hang out with, the truth is that peer pressure isn't that prevalent --...

11 Must Do’s before Graduating

Pulling a prank like this is one way to make your high school career memorable.

Annie Farrell, Staff Writer

March 8, 2014

It is often said that high school is one of the best times of our lives, and we need to make the most of it while it lasts. But what can you do to ensure that you live as many mind-blowing experiences as you can in these four brief years? Below is a list of things you MUST do to live it up before graduating...

How to Get Your Learner’s Permit

The process leading up to getting your learner's permit can be a little tricky, but you will be glad you went through it all in the end!

Annie Farrell, Staff Writer

March 3, 2014

Many teenagers in high school are particularly eager to start driving, but most are not informed about the meticulous process they have to go through to earn this privilege. This process may overwhelm some, but a learner’s permit is achievable! Below is a list of the steps needed to be taken to attain...

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