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IB Bootcamp & Summer Bridge Feedback

August 16, 2020

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Alexandra Torres: Digital Design Etsy Entrepreneur

Deisgn by Alexandra made for Gables alumna Juliana Bonavita modeled after an image of her and her boyfriend.

Abigail Felan, Staff Writer

August 13, 2020

Ever picked up a new hobby? Quarantine has had many people learning new ways to fill their time with productive activities. From perfecting the best banana bread recipe to learning how to make colorful friendship bracelets, people have been finding new ways to bide their summertime from home until school...

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...

An Inside Look Into the Summer Internship Experiences

Senior Lia Sanchez performed scientific tests on coral samples as a part of her internship at the Frost Museum of Science.

Sofia Cruz, Staff Writer

August 13, 2019

For students that wish to expand their learning opportunities, summer gives them the break they need from their busy schedules to do just that. For some Cavaliers, this meant taking part in the Summer Youth Internship Program for Miami-Dade County. This program is meant to engage teens by teaching them to ...

BLUE Missions Experiences Continue To Impact Our Cavaliers

BLUE Missions Volunteers pose for a group picture after a hard day's work.

Stephanie Andrade, Staff Writer

August 10, 2019

BLUE Missions is an organization built on the idea that everyone should have access to basic necessities like clean water and sanitation, primarily focusing its efforts on countries in Latin America. BLUE missions has connected over 19,000 people to clean water and 4,300 people with basic sanitation. Some o...

There Is Nothing Holding Him Back: Shawn Mendes the Tour

This customized concert poster for the city of Miami not only captivated several characterizing aspects of South Florida, but also excited Shawn Mendes's strong fanbase in Miami.

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

July 30, 2019

Artist: Shawn Mendes Genre: Pop Concert Date: July 28, 2019 Our Rating: A+ Shawn Mendes, the Canadian singer who has captured the hearts of fans from all over the globe, is on his third world tour. Mendes began his road to success on the Vine app, where he posted covers of different songs....

Holding On to Summer Travels

Coral Gables students enjoying summer travel.

Adriana Castro, Staff Writer

August 18, 2018

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

The Summer X Games 2018 were held in Minneapolis for the fourth year in a row between the days of July 19 and July 22

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

July 24, 2018

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

Students brainstorming their skits in Ms. Barrow's room.

Chases Bagnall-Koger, Staff Witer

June 21, 2018

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

It is a scramble of time before the school year is over and summer vacation can finally begin! While students try to find what to do in their spare time, the U.S. government is trying to decide whether keeping a long break or having smaller breaks throughout the year is better.

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

April 7, 2018

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

Marina Torras stands with a child from the village.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

August 21, 2017

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

Volunteering is a great way to make the most of this summer.

Emily Simon, Student Life Editor

June 9, 2017

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...

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