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Stephanie Duque: Making Masks for Frontline Workers

Stephanie Duque wearing one of her first masks she made.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

May 25, 2020

Sophomore Stephanie Duque has taken it upon herself to make her own masks due to shortages of them around the nation. With COVID-19 spreading rapidly throughout Florida, citizens have purchased or taken most surgical masks available in stores and hospitals which inevitably affected those who were not...

David Abraham Kuper: A One-Man Show

David Kuper, DAK, spending his lunch time surrounded by his closest friends.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

March 18, 2020

David Abraham Kuper is a sophomore here at Gables, known for being referred to as DAK, and this unique nickname is something people always interrogate him about. The nickname DAK stemmed from his parents piecing together his initials without thinking too of it. One day Kuper decided to write DAK on...

Not Your Typical University in the Northeast: Joaquin Bierman admitted to University of Oxford

Senior Joaquin Bierman is extremely proud of his academic achievements throughout high school, and is grateful that they will be sending him to Oxford University during the 2020 Fall Semester..

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

February 8, 2020

On Jan. 14, Joaquin Bierman was accepted into the University of Oxford, one of the oldest and most renowned educational institutions in the world. Located in Oxford, United Kingdom, Bierman's acceptance to the university is the first occurrence in the 2019-2020 school year that a Cavalier has been offered...

The Handmade Coco: A Trend Gone Coco at Coral Gables Senior High

Senior Chloe Casaudoumecq has recently started a headscarf business, and it has been rippling success around the Cavalier community.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

January 20, 2020

Although hairstyle trends are constantly alternating, headscarves are accessories that never go out of fashion. While still being a full-time student, senior Chloe Casaudoumecq creates and sells headpieces during her spare time. The 100% cotton and fray-free scarves can be found on her Instagram page @thehandmadecoco for ten dollars apiece. To place an orde...

Shoes for the Unshoed: Mccall Horton

Horton’s diligence allowed for 67 pairs of shoes to be collected in her most recent shoe drive.

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

Students gather to protest in front of Miami City Hall.

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

These four students have demonstrated their risk-taking attitudes in and outside the classroom.

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 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 ...

Cristian Ochoa Wins Friends of Gables Logo Competition

Ochoa poses with his MUN club shirt, $200 richer!

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!

Senior Rozalyn Franklin was the only female to be nominated at the Miami International Film Festival for her short film on oranges.

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

POETRY WHIZ: Junior Angie Lopez speaks about her experience preparing for the performance.

Kevin Monjarrez, highlights contributor

February 13, 2018

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

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