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Caroling with Consumerism

Caroling with Consumerism

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

January 7, 2019

As December and the holiday season is coming to a close, families have begun to put away their holiday decorations, choirs have stopped caroling and companies are restocking their stores. Culturally, we have accepted that as streets fill with Christmas, Kwanzaa and Hanukkah decorations, stores receive a h...

How Should You Spend Your Winter Break?

How Should You Spend Your Winter Break?

Mark Snyder, Multimedia

December 18, 2018

Christmas break is that 2 week vacation at the end of the year that students and parents alike can't wait for. Although many people usually spend it with family, many people are often uncertain on the best way to spend their holidays. Take this quiz and see for yourself! https://www.playbuzz.com/item/29310876-cf56-4d89-8c81-2e79d289577c

Interact Carols for the Holidays

Interact Carols for the Holidays

Melanie Estrada, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

Interact is a club known for giving the Gables' student body countless opportunities to volunteer and engage in their community through the form of service. From Nov. 28 to Dec. 2, at the Biltmore Hotel, Interact offered their members the chance to participate in a caroling competition. Club members...

Celebrating Jewish Holidays!

Celebrating Jewish Holidays!

Jefrany D'catry, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

Miami is one of the 30 cities in the United States with the most Jewish inhabitants, many of whom live in the Miami Beach Area. Throughout the academic year, school is suspended on several Jewish holidays to allow students to spend the day with their families. Teacher planning days are aligned with these...

Over-commercialization of the Holidays?

Over-commercialization of the Holidays?

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

If you have ever gone shopping, then you have probably seen a myriad of sections filled with holiday decorations and novelties in stores. During the different seasons, stores bring out their Christmas, Halloween and Valentine's decorations, but one must start wondering if said stores do it for the holiday s...

Intense NBA Rivalries Light Up Christmas Day

Intense NBA Rivalries Light Up Christmas Day

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

January 1, 2018

It is indisputable, especially in recent memory, that the holidays have been the source of nationwide buzz in the sports world. With the NFL season nearing its end and the NBA basketball season reaching a climax at its mid-season mark, sport fans across the country have grown anxious, anticipating the...

Secret Santa vs. White Elephant

Secret Santa vs. White Elephant

Gabriella Torna, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

'Tis the season to spread holiday cheer! As the holidays approach, there are many fun activities one can partake in throughout the month of December. Gift-giving activities such as Secret Santa and White Elephant are especially popular this time of year. These two activities are sure to make your holly-jolly...

Do Shoppers Know The Truth Behind Wish?

Do Shoppers Know The Truth Behind Wish?

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

November 25, 2017

As the holiday season begins to come around the corner, people desperately scour malls, stores and the internet for the best bargains available. Websites like Amazon and Ebay have moved one stepped further by creating on the go apps, which can be downloaded into most smartphones. In light of their successes,...

And That’s The Way The Holiday Cookies Crumble

And That’s The Way The Holiday Cookies Crumble

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

The holiday season has arrived, and along with it, a multitude of great holiday desserts that are just as loved as the holidays themselves. Among them, one truly stands out from the rest: the holiday cookie. A versatile treat, the cookie can be made to please anybody and bring instant holiday cheer....

There’s More to April

There’s More to April

Natalie De La Rosa, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

The highlight of April usually revolves on the start of April 1 known as April fool's day. However, April isn't just about April Fool's day nor the midpoint of spring. Everyday in April is a national recipe day, and focusing on April 25 to April 29 each day is filled with a diverse tasty recipe! Monday: Nationa...

Winter Break Around the World

Winter Break Around the World

Albany Muria, Editor

January 6, 2016

Instead of spending a typical Winter break "stay-cationing" in Miami, some Gables students travelled to unique places, experiencing winter around the world. Junior Sabryna Gonzalez traveled to the opposite hemisphere and explored the wonders of Chile. Visiting both the country and her family there,...

Last Minute Gifts

Last Minute Gifts

Lane Morris, Editor

December 23, 2015

To all the holiday procrastinators, here is the ultimate cheat sheet for thoughtful last minute gifts. Baked Goods: The way to everyone's heart is through food. This is the perfect gift for any sweet tooth on your list. Baked treats will earn you major brownie points! Try old-fashioned Christmas cookie...

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