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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

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Vanessa Larco returned to Gables on Thursday, Dec. 9 while in town to visit Biology teacher Mr. Molina.

Alumna Vanessa Larco Transforms the World of Tech and Finance

Sofia Cruz and Isabel Donner December 12, 2021

Coral Gables Senior High alumna Vanessa Larco wholeheartedly represents the Cavalier spirit as she has cultivated a successful career in the fields of Finance and Technology. Pioneering as one of the few...

An accomplished attorney, alumnus Stuart Grossman was inducted into Gables Hall of Fame on Nov. 5.

Gables’ Hall of Fame Welcomes Stuart Grossman

Massimo Aguila, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

Growing up in the midst of the civil rights movement of the 60s, alumnus Stuart Grossman found his interest peaked in government classes at Coral Gables Senior High. Having graduated in 1964, Grossman...

Standing with his wife, two young sons and Mari Tere Rojas, Yacoub celebrates his induction before the ceremony.

Hall of Fame Inductee Ron Yacoub Makes his Mark on Gables

Maia Berthier, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2021

Once a curious and wide-eyed high schooler, physical therapist and entrepreneur Ron Yacoub returned to Coral Gables Senior High as an accomplished professional to be inducted into the school’s Hall of...

President of the Thespian Club, Roy Sekoffs (middle) passion for acting and playwriting was how he thrived at Gables.

Class of ’77: Roy Sekoff, Founding Editor of the Huffington Post, Returns to Gables

Arianna Hoyos, Features Editor November 29, 2021

Running through the auditorium aisles, doing jazz splits and hollering “It is time to boogie” as a 70s high school student, alumnus Roy Sekoff never imagined that nearly 40 years later he would be...

Gables alumnus Lissette Calderon returned to her alma mater to be inducted into the Cavalier Hall of Fame.

Lissette Calderon Marks Her Name in the Gables Hall of Fame

Sofia Cruz, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 7, 2021

Lissette Calderon first entered the halls of Coral Gables Senior High as a timid sophomore who knew only a single student. Now, as an accomplished real estate developer for Neology Life and a philanthropist...

On Nov. 4, Ms. Flores hosted the monthly mental health meeting where she invited students to talk about their emotions.

Mental Health Coordinator and Alum: Ms. Flores

Melanie Garcia, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

Coral Gables Senior High has welcomed once again an alum who is returning to their alma mater as a staff member. Class of 2005 graduate Diana Flores is the new mental health coordinator at Gables. Visiting...

A once-Cavalier who ran for the schools track and field team, alum Darrell Payne has returned to his Alma Mater as an accomplished lawyer.

The Payne Legacy: Alumnus Darrell Payne

Arianna Hoyos, Features Editor October 26, 2021

With a school that is 71 years old, very few can say that they have seen Coral Gables Senior High grow and change throughout the years. Alumnus Darrell Payne is among those few with both him and his children...

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 Trumps 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 Molinas 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...

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