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DIVE-ing Into Diversity and Inclusion

Sisters Audrey (left) and Emily (right) working hard on building their website and establishing contact with similar organizations.
August 10, 2020

Miami is best known for its diverse population; however, the subject of racial and cultural identity are often left out of the school curriculum. For this reason, former CavsConnect Editor in Chief and...

Lieutenant Ishmael Roig: Fighting Fires Since 2006

Alumni of class of 2010, Lieutenant Ishmel Roig, suited up in his gear.
May 4, 2020

From training in the Coral Gables Fire Explorer program to fighting fires for the Coral Gables Fire Department, Ishmael Roig has always been passionate about saving lives. Lieutenant Roig is an alumnus...

Forever a Cavalier: Alumna Albany Muria

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

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.
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...

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.
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...

Once a Cavalier, Always a Cavalier: Welcome Back Home, Mr. Wood!

Gables alumnus Max Wood continues to show his Gables pride well beyond his high school years, now working as a substitute teacher and water polo coach.
February 28, 2020

You may find him at the pool or you may find him substitute-teaching in the classroom, but what is most surprising, however,is that you can also find him with the senior class of 2014 in the Coral Gables...

Bertha Lowell- The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Part of the Gablettes team with Bertha Lowell while performing at the Kelsie Karpiak memorial event that took place on Sep. 7, 2019.
January 10, 2020

Bertha Lowell is a Coral Gables Senior High alumna and although she graduated in 1993, the prestige she earned from her years at Gables High brought her the recognition and opportunity to carry great...

Giving Back to Gables: Extraordinary Alumni

Many staff members, coaches, and volunteers at Gables are alumni dedicated to giving back to the school.
January 10, 2020

Since Coral Gables Senior High was founded in 1950, its graduates have gone on to enter the workforce and achieve greatness in their adult lives. As they do, many former Cavaliers have returned to Gables...

Sofia Sanz de Acedo: The Journey of Dance

Sofia Sanz de Acedo, a graduate of the CGHS class of 2015, recently became a cheerleader for the Miami Dolphins.
December 11, 2019

After Sofia Sanz de Acedo finishes the week surrounded by her eager students and literary essays, where she teaches English at Brownsville middle school, she trades in her pens and paper for pom-poms to...

Gables’s Medical Leaders: A Tribute To Andrea Jaime

Andrea Jaime, a member of the Cavalier graduating class of 2013, poses for her senior picture.
November 18, 2019

The Andrea Jaime Medical Leaders club is Coral Gables Senior High's first ever medical club, and the students currently serving as board members helped with the idea to create a club to unite those interested...

A Tribute To Our Sisters: Carolina Alvarez and Emily Simon

Alumni Emily Simon and Carolina Alvarez continue to stand with their sisters,  Audrey Simon and Ariana Alvarez, even after the two have embarked on their journeys to college.
September 16, 2019

As everyone starts to settle into the 2019-2020 school year and ready themselves for the challenges that the school year may bring, the 2019 Coral Gables Senior High graduates are doing the same as they...

Daniel Pedreira: Gables Alumnus Publishes Second Book

Gables alumnus Daniel Pedreira publishes his second book, telling the story of diplomat Guillermo Belt Ramírez.
September 11, 2019

On Sept. 9, 2019, Coral Gables High School class of 2002 graduate Daniel Pedreira presented his much anticipated second book, "An Instrument of Peace: The Full-Circled Life of Ambassador Guillermo Belt...

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