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Extended Essay Workshops: A Guide to Self-Directed Research

Juniors enrolled in the International Baccalaureate program began to develop a research question for their upcoming Extended Essays: a paper they will write during the duration of their junior year.

Melanie Ozuna, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

On Monday, Sept. 16, International Baccalaureate coordinator Ms. Van Wyk hosted this year's first workshop on Extended Essay writing for the class of 2021. The Extended Essay, an important component in achieving the International Baccalaureate diploma, requires students to follow a strict rubric, con...

Catharsis X Marks A Decade of Artistic Expression

After a year of hard work, Catharsis X is out for sale!

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

May 27, 2019

The second floor of the Ralph Moore building is home to four out of five of Gables' publications, two of which are published on a regular cycle, while the other two build up anticipation to their major release at the end of the year. Editors-in-Chief scramble to assemble their final product and make...

Tips For a Stress-Free Extended Essay

Psychology teacher, Mr.Nelson, reviews an Extended Essay with a student.

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

One of the most daunting and dreaded tasks that International Baccalaureate students face their junior year is completing the Extended Essay. This 3,000-4,000 word paper often seems unbearable to those caught in its clutches; however, with the right assistance and planning, it becomes a much more doable...

CAF&DM Students Travel to the Windy City for NSPA

The CAF&DM students posed for a picture in Millennium Park, where they got to experience the true colors of fall.

Melanie Estrada and Maia Berthier

November 6, 2018

The National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) is a nonprofit organization that was founded to serve as a resource for young journalists that want to further understand the intricacies of journalism; it hosts high school journalism events across the nation. Students from 45 different states, England, Ca...

Japanese Poetry Workshop at Gables

Creative Writing students wrote authentic Japanese haikus with professor Omar Figueras.

Jake Paz, Staff Writer

February 26, 2015

Omar Figueras, an English professor at Miami-Dade College, visited Creative Writing students on Feb. 20  and taught them the meaning and origins of various Japanese poetry styles. The workshop took place in Ms. Zaldivar's room during eighth period. Figueras focused his presentation on the Haiku s...

CAF&DM Journalists Win BIG at FSPA State Competition

CAF&DM Journalists Win BIG at FSPA State Competition

Patricia Passwaters and Paulina Picciano

May 8, 2013

Journalism students and advisers from all over Florida, District 1 to District 7, gathered at the Wyndham Orlando Resort to attend the Florida Scholastic Press Association on April 25 - April 27. Over 1,000 students attended the convention this year for one purpose and one purpose only, to share their...

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