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Holding On to Summer Travels

Holding On to Summer Travels

Adriana Castro, Staff Writer

August 18, 2018


Filed under Spotlights, Student, Top Stories

As the summer air fades, four Cavaliers reflect on their well-earned travels around the world after a hefty academic year. Senior Allison Chang, junior Ella Black, sophomore Kaitlyn Duardo and freshman Arianna Boffill took the initiative to immerse themselves in different cultures around the globe. Chan...

Summer X Games 2018: Extreme Athletes, Extreme Sports

Summer X Games 2018: Extreme Athletes, Extreme Sports

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

July 24, 2018


Filed under College/Professional, Sports

The Summer X Games, although not an extremely well-known sporting event, is one that requires unparalleled athletic ability and talent. Hosted, produced, and broadcast by ESPN, the Summer X Games are an extreme sports event that has been rapidly growing in popularity since its inaugural year in 1995. At...

Cav Camp 2018

Cav Camp 2018

Chases Bagnall-Koger, Staff Witer

June 21, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

The first week of summer brought rising freshmen of the Coral Gables High School's International Baccalaureate (IB) program to the campus for an introductory camp known as Cav Camp. Students attending Cav Camp left their backpacks and notebooks at home and instead spent the week learning about their...

A Break Never Comes Soon Enough

A Break Never Comes Soon Enough

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

April 7, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

With less than sixty school days until summer vacation, some students are already counting down for a release from school. In fact, whenever we reach the last stretch to summer, school administration, parents and students start questioning if our breaks should be modified. Instead of keeping the old...

Gables Students Around the World

Gables Students Around the World

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

August 21, 2017


Filed under Spotlights, Student, Top Stories

Following a year filled with challenging courses and lots of testing, most Coral Gables high students were more than happy to trade their 7 AM classes and endless homework assignments for sandy beaches and a sufficient amount of sleep. While many stayed put in Miami, some traveled thousands of miles...

Places to Volunteer this Summer

Places to Volunteer this Summer

Emily Simon, Student Life Editor

June 9, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

Many students choose to spend their summers at the beach or lounging by the pool, often at the expense of serving their community. There is a stigma surrounding community service during the summer weeks, as many students often discount service as boring or a less-than-wanted way to spend time off. What...

Summer Bucket List Before College

Summer Bucket List Before College

Brianna Valdes, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

Decisions have been made and most seniors know what college they will be attending. Summer is only two weeks away and seniors don't know how to prepare for their first year of college. Although every senior wants to enjoy these last few months of freedom, there are a couple things they should do in...

Surviving the Last Stretch

Albany Muria, Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under How To, Lifestyle, Student Life

Only a month and a half until the end of the school year and most of you are already in Summer-mode and have left your school mindset behind. But beware, AP and IB exams are quickly approaching! Therefore, it's extremely important that you give it your best these next few weeks to end the year strong....

Cavs Go Global

Cavs Go Global

Thomas Harley, Staff Writer

August 28, 2016


Filed under Spotlights, Student, Top Stories

After a year filled with stressful testing and bittersweet goodbyes, three Cavaliers made refreshing journeys to new places all around the world. Maria Ordonez, Adriana Baumann and Andrea Junco all traveled thousands of miles to encounter some of the most noteworthy places on the globe. Mari...

Angie Lopez: A Stanford Summer

Angie Lopez: A Stanford Summer

Emily Simon, Staff Writer

August 27, 2016


Filed under Recent Stories, Spotlights, Student, Top Stories

  Instead of taking a break from academic life this summer, sophomore Angie Lopez decided to improve her expository writing skills. To do so, she enrolled in a pre-collegiate program at Stanford University. There, she partook in a rigorous curriculum that tested how she could produce high-qualit...

Senior Summer Magazine List

Senior Summer Magazine List

Annie Farrell, Copy Editor

August 25, 2016


Filed under Briefs, News

The following is a list of seniors who sold at least three (3) magazines online before Aug. 19 and are eligible to participate in the drawing on Wednesday, Aug. 31. If you believe there is a mistake because you sold three magazines before the deadline and your name is not on this list, please go to Activities...

What Movies Should You Watch this Summer?

What Movies Should You Watch this Summer?

Olivia Pelaez, Review Editor

August 1, 2016


Filed under Movie & TV Reviews, Reviews

Summer break can be a great time to relax after a long school year, but it is easy to run out of fun activities to do. If you ever get tired of binge-watching Netflix tv shows and need a break, gather up all your friends and go watch these movies in the theatre! Me Before You Our Rating: B Release Da...

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