The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

CavsConnect

The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

CavsConnect

Drummer Mariana Gutierrez makes her talent heard throughout campus during the Hispanic Heritage Month show.

Making Students Feel Heard: Gables’ Modern Band Sounds Throughout Campus

Marina Astorga, Staff Writer Dec 5, 2022

Before going on maternity leave, Mrs. Espada drummed up the idea of creating a band at Coral Gables Senior High, providing a creative outlet for the Cavaliers. She initially held "tryouts" for students...

Mrs. Zuniga provides resources for people in every level of mathematics; students and teachers alike.

Mrs. Zuniga: Yes, You Can Do Math

Edgar Perez, Staff Writer Dec 5, 2022

When someone thinks about math, they most likely envision textbooks filled with lessons and practice questions. However, mathematics teacher and yearbook advisor Ms. Zuniga has worked to shatter this presumption...

Continuing his journalist career, Daniel Toll moves on to broadcast journalism with UMTV.

From CavsConnect to UMTV & Marlins Producer: Daniel Toll

Aaron Rojas, Staff Writer Nov 28, 2022

Having fallen in love with the journalism field at Coral Gables Senior High, class of 2020 graduate and former CavsConnect Co-Editor-In-Chief, Daniel Toll, continues to pursue his journalistic passion...

Rookie teacher Ms. Anger, smiles beside her favorite people, Edward (skeleton on right) and the Thin Man (left).

Human Body Enthusiast at Gables: Ms. Anger

Andres Rodriguez, Sports Editor Nov 14, 2022

Having recently generated a lot of attention, newly hired Anatomy & Physiology teacher, Ms. Anger is the first source of information for any human-body related questions. Decorated with years of experience,...

Junior Dainelys Ledesma showing off some of her latest creations.

Student Startups: More Than Just a Teenager

Nov 13, 2022

Balancing rigorous academic classes and the trials and tribulations of being a teenager, the majority of high school students struggle to find themselves on the journey to adulthood. However, in the midst...

Michelle Hernandez (left) works together with Julia Pretell (right) to fill in boxes with cans during one of the food drive events.

Educating Students on Different Cultures: Elia Tase’s Hope

Anthony Fajardo, Staff Writer Nov 7, 2022

As students seek to discover ways to support their community during the school year, some participate in school clubs while others spend their time volunteering outside of school. Sophomore Michelle Hernandez...

Desiree Destefano speaking to Gables students and staff on  Oct. 27, 2022.

Desiree DeStefano Talks Finance with FBLA

Gabriela Vega, CavsConnect Staff Writer Oct 31, 2022

Invited by board members of Future Business Leaders of America, Desiree Destefano, Chief Financial Officer of Mariposa Capital, made her way to Coral Gables Senior High to give a speech. During third period...

Julie Maldonado (left) and Angel Li (right) congratulate each other on their finalist status.

Crossing the Final Bridge: 2022-2023 Questbridge Finalists

Kate Kuryla and Jacqueline Rodero Oct 24, 2022

For some students, the cost of a college education is not a problem while others see financial aid as a necessity. Many rely on scholarships such as Posse and Questbridge to assist in covering the cost...

Stepping into her new new chapter with the Cavaliers, Mrs. Cole is thrilled to teach IB Biology for the first time.

Exploring Into the Life of Science: Gables’ New IB Teacher, Mrs. Cole

Aaron Rojas, Staff Writer Oct 21, 2022

From teaching Advanced Placement Biology at Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High in North Miami to deciding to teach International Baccalaureate Biology, Mrs. Cole continues to pursue the science field...

Meet this years Silver Knight Nominees for the Class of 2023.

Silver Knight Nominees: Class of 2023

Tiffany Beh and Melissa Hernandez Oct 15, 2022

The Miami Herald Silver Knight award, a scholarship program in Miami-Dade and Broward, is offered to outstanding students who create service projects centered around a passion they are devoted to. The...

GirlUp foundations all over the world welcome and accept women from all walks of life.

All Girls Up

Cinthia Cruz, CavsConnect Staff Writer Oct 8, 2022

When society becomes dominated by excessive limitations, it can sometimes be hard for people to fully be themselves and find their tribe. For example, some women still have to deal with the constraints...

Alejandro Diaz (left, Valentina Abaujo (middle) and Sebastian Montoya (right), go to Miami Dade College every day during their last block to take college classes.

Cavaliers Conquer College Program: Fostering Young Minds

Lorena Acevedo, Staff Writer Oct 1, 2022

At Coral Gables Senior High, there are a variety of methods that students can use to get an early start on their college education and explore possible career options. This can take the form of on-campus...

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