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

Coach Jennifer Chapman stands in front of the Gables track before a meet.

Coach Chapman Takes the Lead on the Track Field

Ava Cosgrove, Staff Writer April 3, 2022

After finding out Coral Gables Senior High was in need of a new track and field coach, English to Speakers of Other Languages teacher Jennifer Chapman stepped up and took on the role of coach alongside...

Prepared for his retirement, Mr. Isaac Coats will be departing from Gables after his 34 year career as a teacher.

A Life of Discipline: Mr. Coats Retires

Andres Rodriguez, Staff Writer March 30, 2022

Upon opening its doors in 1950, Coral Gables Senior High School has seen generations of students and faculty come and go. A dwelling for numerous Cavaliers, Gables has evolved and been transformed in front...

Gables paraprofessional, Tracey Scavella, likes to train and compete in cycling events such as the the Womens 100-mile rally during her spare time.

Tracey Scavella: Gables Paraprofessional Turned Cyclist

Maria Odio, Staff Writer March 3, 2022

From 7:15 a.m. to 2:20 p.m., Tracey Scavella is known as a paraprofessional: an educational worker that is not licensed to teach yet assists other teachers in the Special Education wing at Coral Gables...

Student judges and Principal Ullivarri posing inside the life-sized snow globe created by Ms Leal-Garcia, the first place winner.

Deck the Halls with Cavalier Spirit: Holiday Door Decoration Winners

Laura Ridoux and Andres Rodriguez December 11, 2021

The holiday spirit has officially seeped into Coral Gables Senior High with the festive door decoration contest held between faculty and staff on the campus having begun. Fostering friendly competition...

Mr. Pico explaining how to access the upcoming assignments.

Mr. Pico: Economic Expert and Rookie Teacher of the Year

Alan Morffi, Staff Writer November 27, 2021

At Coral Gables Senior High School, teachers spend countless unseen hours preparing and giving students a quality education. To recognize their hard work, Gables annually awards two Teacher of the Year...

On Friday, Sept. 17, Ms. Yanes joined the varsity cheerleading team on their way to a football game in support of Gables.

Ms. Yanes: Support Personnel of the Year

Ingrid Moises, Staff Writer November 24, 2021

Every school year, selected staff members are awarded honors that highlight their devotion to their work at Coral Gables Senior High. As a paraprofessional, Ms. Yanes works in the Special Education department,...

Ms. Camacho has been teaching at Gables for 16 years and has not once stopped loving her job. She is very excited to have received “Teacher of the Year”.

Superstar Teacher: Ms. Camacho Nominated for “Teacher of the Year”

Diego Gómez Bello, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

Teaching at Coral Gables Senior High for 16 years, Ms. Camacho has been nominated for “Teacher of the Year'' for her dedication to teaching and fostering school spirit. The English and Speech and Debate...

Through the years, Mr. Reisert has won various trophies for FBLA, displaying them throughout his classroom as memories of past accomplishments.

Bidding Farewell to One of AOF’s Best: Mr. Reisert

Daniel Ridgely, CavsConnect Staff November 16, 2021

A home for business fanatics at Coral Gables Senior High, the Academy of Finance houses students prepared to delve into classes such as Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Principles of Finance. Among the...

To start off the week, Ms.Linares usually teaches her students vocabulary and helps them practice how to use the words in various sentences.

Finding a Forever Home: Ms. Linares

Anthony Russo, Sports Editor November 6, 2021

For some teachers, the first school they work at becomes their forever home, spending years with the faculty and building up pride for what they do. However, for other instructors it takes time to find...

Ms. Eljaiek stands in front of her bulletin board of motivational messages that she decorated to encourage her students to work hard in and out of the classroom.

Entering the English Department: Ms. Eljaiek Joins the Cavaliers

Diego Gómez Bello, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

Coral Gables Senior High saw many English teachers retire last school year, leaving a gap to fill in the English Department. However, Cavaliers welcomed just as many teachers as they bid farewell in the...

The boys basketball team gathered together in the gymnasium to meet the new Coach Shoon and hear about his plans for the winter season.

Starting Up a New Season: Coach Shoon

Arianna Hoyos and Massimo Aguila October 29, 2021

A farewell to a long-time coach, competing at state finals and having several games canceled due to COVID-19 exposure are just a few of the things that characterized last year's boys' basketball season....

Mrs. Orbis, know around Gables as Ms. Lopez, stands proudly with one of her colleagues at a NAF event.

Mrs. Orbis Pursues her Next Chapter with the National Academy Foundation

Maia Berthier, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 10, 2021

In recent years, Coral Gables Senior High’s Academy of Finance has gained much acclaim for its vast social media presence and multitude of events in conjunction with local and national businesses. Although...

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