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Shoes for the Unshoed: Mccall Horton

Shoes for the Unshoed: Mccall Horton

Maia Berthier, Opinion and Copy Editor

October 13, 2019

McCall Horton, a junior in Gables’ International Baccalaureate program, is not your ordinary high school student. When she was only 10 years old, she created an organization called “Shoes for the Unshoed.” Through Miami Rescue Mission, Horton hoped to provide shoes for the homeless community across the Miami-Dade Cou...

Samantha Gazda For Future Miami

Samantha Gazda For Future Miami

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

August 15, 2019

Samantha Gazda is a rising junior in the International Baccalaureate program. When she is not juggling a busy school schedule, she is one of the head organizers for Miami's Fridays For Future (FFF) branch. This began as an international movement in which students from all over the world decided t...

Catch a Cav with Character: Risk-Takers

Catch a Cav with Character: Risk-Takers

Jesse Zambrano, Spotlights Editor

May 27, 2019

Risk-takers can be defined as individuals constantly seeking new opportunities and creating new goals for themselves as students. The students below have been singled out as risk-takers not just in their academic profiles, but in their other extracurriculars as well. These Cavaliers are known for not...

Girl Scouts: Here Come the Badges!

Girl Scouts: Here Come the Badges!

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 ...

Cristian Ochoa Wins Friends of Gables Logo Competition

Cristian Ochoa Wins Friends of Gables Logo Competition

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

On Sept. 21, 2018, an opportunity opened up for creative students to help ‘Friends of Gables,’ a group that aims to improve facilities at Coral Gables Senior High. After senior Cristian Ochoa won the logo competition, he earned the $200 prize and the honor of having his design represent the aforementioned group. ...

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...

Orange You Glad? Rozalyn Franklin Nominated!

Orange You Glad? Rozalyn Franklin Nominated!

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

February 16, 2018

Franklin has recently been named a nominee for the Miami International Film Festival for her film “Roz’s Oranges.”

Angie Lopez: Princess of Poetry

Angie Lopez: Princess of Poetry

Kevin Monjarrez, highlights contributor

February 13, 2018

After much practice, student and poet Angie Lopez will be featured in Miami’s 10th Piano Slam.

Leading the Band of Distinction to Greatness

Leading the Band of Distinction to Greatness

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

September 24, 2016

After four years of hard work and dedication, Alex Leon is proud to hold the title of drum major in the school's Band Of Distinction (B.O.D). He is currently a senior in the Visual Performing Arts Academy. As a child, Leon's admiration for music was foreseeable. His parents noticed that he was musically...

Representing Gables for the Last Time

Representing Gables for the Last Time

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015

Alejandro "Nano" Sosadias has been playing water polo since his freshman year, and now he is playing what will be his last water polo season at Gables. Through triumphs and hardships, Sosadias is ready for a great last season. Sosadias first played water polo his freshmen year, after he injured...

Gisselle Gonzalez: Persona Grata

Gisselle Gonzalez: Persona Grata

Howard Senior, Copy Editor

February 16, 2015

A plenitude of qualities comes to mind when one hears the name Gisselle Lucia Gonzalez: intelligent, exemplary, dedicated, diligent, and lucid, among many others. An International Baccalaureate (IB) junior, Gonzalez could be considered the quintessential renaissance woman; she is bilingual in English...

Juliana Balladares: Scoring Every Goal

Juliana Balladares: Scoring Every Goal

Hilda Delgado, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

Juliana Balladares is a freshman in the International Baccalaureate program who is taking advantage of everything Gables has to offer by not only partaking in student government as Freshman Class Secretary but also participating in sports through Gables Varsity Soccer and several other clubs. Balladares manages...

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