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Coral Gables Senior High Welcomes New Principal, Mr. Tony Ullivarri

Coral Gables Senior High Welcomes New Principal, Mr. Tony Ullivarri

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Editor-in-Chief

July 25, 2020

With less than a month until the beginning of a new school year, Coral Gables Senior High welcomes a new principal, Mr. Tony Ullivarri. Though this school year marks Gables’ 70 year anniversary, it may be far from traditional; Ullivarri is inheriting a transformational construction project, uncertain...

After 11 Years, Principal Costa’s Time at Gables Comes to an End

Principal Costa stands with the CavsConnect staff after awarding them a Sunshine Standout plaque.

Maia Berthier, Editor-in-Chief

July 14, 2020

From construction to the Coronavirus, this year has been a whirlwind for administrators, teachers and students alike. Through it all, Principal Costa has been able to keep Gables running smoothly, motivating students and faculty to always do their best and persevere. Unfortunately, this momentous year also marks ...

Ana Font Donates Masks To Those In Need

Ana Font has spent most of her free time creating masks to donate.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

May 25, 2020

The shortage of masks caused by the coronavirus has left those in need distressed. Many essential shops are not permitting people to step foot in unless they are wearing protective gear, this may be a challenge for those who have not gotten the chance to buy any type of masks. Sophomore Ana Font realized...

Stephanie Duque: Making Masks for Frontline Workers

Stephanie Duque wearing one of her first masks she made.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

May 25, 2020

Sophomore Stephanie Duque has taken it upon herself to make her own masks due to shortages of them around the nation. With COVID-19 spreading rapidly throughout Florida, citizens have purchased or taken most surgical masks available in stores and hospitals which inevitably affected those who were not...

Ms. Landsea Leads the College Board’s AP European History Review

Mrs. Landsea, along with Dr. Beach, hosts an AP European History lecture daily for students nationwide.

Maia Berthier, Opinion and Copy Editor

May 23, 2020

As the school year comes to a close, the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic become more and more evident. During these uncertain times, the College Board, which administers Advanced Placement exams for students across the nation, has had to come up with definitive solutions to the issues posed with...

A Cavalier Ready to be a Nittany Lion: Maria Orellana Pursues New Opportunities

Senior Maria Orellana was accepted to Pennsylvania State University, a university ranked top 20 public schools in the nation.

Ingrid Moises, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

Located in Centre County, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) is ranked top 20 by UsNews for being one of the top, all public universities in America. Senior Maria Orellana decided to applied Early Action, as she sought to chase one of her dream schools. As a result, she was offer...

Forever a Cavalier: Alumna Albany Muria

Alumni Albany Muria (far left) with some classmates and administrators, on the National Voter Registration Day.

Ariana Alvarez and Jeannette Perez

April 29, 2020

As a Cavalier from the class of 2017, alumna Albany Muria, was extremely involved and dedicated to her school and her studies. She could be found excelling in the classroom or running her heart out on the field. In addition to being on the cross country team, she was also apart of Student Activities an...

On the Front Lines: a Look into the Fight Against COVID-19

Andre Gutierrez's career as a firefighter and first responder has led him to the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

April 24, 2020

Andre Gutierrez begins his 12-hour shift in a now-closed community pool house, equipped with his head cap, full gown, gloves, boot covers, and the “luxury” of a 3m respiratory mask to answer the first call of the day.  As the phones begin to ring, the tiny subunit of the St. Petersburg fire ...

Not All Heroes Wear Capes: Alumni Jennifer Mooney Piedra

Jennifer Mooney Piedra standing next to Magic Johnson. Piedra is an alumna of Coral Gables Senior High School, and is now at Jackson Hospital working to fight COVID-19.

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

The year 1998 was a year to remember for Jennifer Mooney Piedra, Senior Director of Communication and Outreach at Jackson Hospital. That was the year she graduated from Coral Gables Senior High and began the journey that lead her to where she is today. Throughout her high school experience, Piedra...

Sofia Bronstein: Doing What She Does Best

Sofia Bronstein: Doing What She Does Best

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

April 15, 2020

Here at Coral Gables Senior High, every student is achieving great things and reaching their goals, but sometimes they exceed the expectations made of them, as Sofia Bronstein - a current freshman - has done this year. Sofia Bronstein is currently an SIT, Staff Member in Training, for Camp Coleman. Ca...

Gables Publications Go Digital

Gables publication such as Highlights and the Cavaleon are adapting to the changes COVID-19 has brought by turning to technology to produce writing.

Sofia Cruz, Staff Writer

April 10, 2020

With school cancellations being the latest effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, Coral Gables Senior High students and staff have had to adjust themselves to all aspects of distance learning. Some classes have seen a struggle with the transition to online school, but Gables' student news sources have met...

Lia Sanchez: Ready to Soar like a Blue Jay

Senior Lia Sanchez standing in front of her dream college, to which she has recently committed to.

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

Senior Lia Sanchez has just passed a huge milestone in her life. She recently committed to her dream school, Johns Hopkins University. Sanchez has worked very hard her entire academic career since her first day of kindergarten till now and fortunately, all her work has paid off. Sanchez was also accepted i...

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