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Wanting to make the most of her high school experience, Morris (right), joined numerous extracurriculars including cheerleading.

Founder and Friend: June Morris

Arianna Hoyos, Staff Writer June 23, 2021

Driving past Bird and Le Jeune Road was supposed to be an outing that would induce a flood of memories into the mind of former Cavalier, Morris. Instead, it was an underwhelming experience that brought...

Gables alumna Monica Lazaro started the #HereToStay postcard campaign to fight back against former president Donald Trump's promises to repeal DACA. She is pictured in the bottom row at one of her postcard parties.

From DREAMer To American Dream: the Journey of Monica Lazaro

Sofia Cruz, News Editor May 10, 2021

Throughout her career, former Cavalier Monica Lazaro has made incredible strides towards equity in public health. With a PhD in health policy and her current position at a cancer institute in Boston, she...

Despite having graduated 21 years ago, Snow continues embodying the characteristics of a true Cavalier.

Mary Snow: Forever A Cavalier

Natalie Abrahantes, CavsTV Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2021

The name Mary Snow is no stranger to Coral Gables Senior High. Starting her journey as a Cavalier in 1996, Snow’s strong sense of involvement was evident from the very beginning, as she was not only...

Jessica Molina, also known as Molina's daughter, was one of the guest speakers for the Andrea Jaime Medical Leaders Club who shared her pre-med school journey.

Jessica Molina: Guiding the Next Generation

Lenny Roque, Staff Writer April 7, 2021

Jessica Molina, daughter of biology teacher Mr. Molina, spoke at one of Andrea Jaimes Medical Leader’s Club meetings on March 23. The guest speaker discussed her journey into medical school and gave...

Marcus Dixon is seen here posing with former representative Donna Shalala (left), and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (right). (courtesy of Marcus Dixon)

Gables Alumnus Marcus Dixon Becomes Director of the Florida Democratic Party

Sofia Cruz, News Editor March 5, 2021

For Marcus Dixon, the busy day-to-day of Coral Gables Senior High has rapidly transformed into the fast-paced world of politics and election campaigns. Having just been named the newest Executive Director...

Principal Ullivarri stands alongside members of FOGH and Miami-Dade School Board member Mari Tere Rojas in front of what will soon become the outdoor pavilion area of the new building.

Friends of Gables High: A Helping Hand

Arianna Hoyos, Staff Writer February 27, 2021

Concrete floors and blackboard walls have surrounded the students of Coral Gables Senior High School for almost 71 years. Alumni, teachers and pupils throughout the decades have learned to love this second-home,...

Andrea Jaime and Lauren Perna did everything together like having a fun night out, as pictured.

The Impact of Friendship: Lauren Perna and Andrea Jaime

Jana Faour, Copy Editor January 15, 2021

Lauren Perna and Andrea Jaime first met at an open court volleyball game at Coral Gables Senior High School. Perna described herself as a “scared little freshman” and Jaime was a junior at the time....

Leus-Oliva working on campaign strategies in Nevada.

Political Powerhouse Nikita Leus-Oliva Takes Her Seat at the Table

Lauren Gregorio, Opinion Editor December 16, 2020

Nikita-Leus Oliva continues to amplify the voices of all people in the political sector. When she is not busy with anything school-related, she is striving to make the United States a more inclusive and...

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

DIVE-ing Into Diversity and Inclusion

Daphne Renoux, Staff Writer 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...

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

Lieutenant Ishmael Roig: Fighting Fires Since 2006

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer 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...

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

Forever a Cavalier: Alumna Albany Muria

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...

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.

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

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...

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