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Let’s Get Down to Business with Mrs. Carranza

Let’s Get Down to Business with Mrs. Carranza

Yeileny Lopez, Opinion Editor

November 12, 2017


Filed under Faculty Spotlights, Features

As many students know, Gables is full of wonderful teachers that make the high school experience more bearable. From her loving attitude to her commitment, Gables is proud to present Mrs. Carranza as the Teacher of the Year. For those who do not know her, Mrs. Carranza is the Lead Teacher of the Academy...

A Year of Novelty

A Year of Novelty

Vanessa Grau, Staff Writer

September 3, 2017


Filed under Faculty Spotlights, Features

In the 2017-2018 school year, Coral Gables Senior High has been gifted with the arrival of many new teachers, who come prepared and trained to offer their knowledge and techniques to new students. Tatiana Battisti is our new Italian teacher. She completed her bachelor’s degree at Roma Tre University...

Laying Down the Law with Mr. Garcia

Laying Down the Law with Mr. Garcia

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


Filed under Faculty Spotlights, Features, Recent Stories, Top Stories

This year, Gables's own Mr. Julio Garcia was honored with the title of 2017 Street Law Educator of the Year. The award is presented annually, and educators of all levels from across the nation are considered to receive the honorary title. Even though Garcia didn't start out teaching law, his passion...

Coach Neal: Making Sure the Fire Keeps Rising

Coach Neal: Making Sure the Fire Keeps Rising

Jake Paz, Opinion Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under Faculty Spotlights, Features

After Coach Rodger Pollard stepped down, Coach Tim Neal was ready to continue the legacy the Gables football team has created and is focused on making sure fire rises. Neal is a very experienced coach who will continue to lead Gables Football down the path of success both on and off the field by emphasizing...

New Teachers Experience Gables

New Teachers Experience Gables

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under Faculty Spotlights, Features

With the first nine weeks of school out of the way, CavsConnect caught up with some new teachers at Gables: Mr. Gutierrez, Dr. Moore and Mr. Brilhante. Their experiences so far at Gables have been quite positive and they are looking forward to many more positive years on campus. Mr. Gutierrez, English...

Making Gables Healthy ft. Jamie Desrameaux

Making Gables Healthy ft. Jamie Desrameaux

Emily Simon, Staff Writer

September 25, 2016


Filed under Faculty Spotlights, Features, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Jamie Desrameaux, mainly known to students as Ms. J, is the Health Corps coordinator here at Gables. She works to promote healthy living among students and staff through different channels, including the Health Corps club. Q: What is your name and what is your job here at Gables? A: My name is...

Jessica Roman: An Educator and Adventurer

Jessica Roman: An Educator and Adventurer

Maria F. Estrada, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Faculty Spotlights, Features

A woman of many talents, Jessica Roman is more than just a phenomenal English teacher, she is the teacher every teacher should aspire to be.  Her classroom is well-known for its academic rigor and for her devotion to making sure her students succeed.  Born and raised in New York City, Roman migrated...

Bienvenue à Madame Rouit!

Bienvenue à Madame Rouit!

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under Faculty Spotlights, Features

This school year, Gables is welcoming the newest addition to the foreign language staff. Get to know Mme. Rouit, who is looking forward to a successful year of teaching French at Gables. Q: What is your name and what do you teach here at Gables? A: My name is Madame Rouit and I teach French; I...

Around the World with Ms. Cosgrove

Around the World with Ms. Cosgrove

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer

March 28, 2016


Filed under Faculty Spotlights, Features

Ms. Cosgrove, AP Human Geography teacher, is known for informing her students on interesting world issues such as the negative effects of underdevelopment in Africa or the problems with the food industry right here in the United States. She always provides an interesting perspective on topics that s...

Al: The Cavalier Announcer

Al: The Cavalier Announcer

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016


Filed under Faculty Spotlights, Features

As the crowds gather to watch any type of sports game here at Coral Gables Senior High, fellow Cavalier Al prepares to announce the game. He takes his spot and readies his microphone. Al has dedicated a good 20 years of his life to this job and enjoys it a lot. Al announces just about every sport...

Pythagorean Theorem with Ms. Prado

Pythagorean Theorem with Ms. Prado

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016


Filed under Faculty Spotlights, Features

Known for her famous saying, "I hear your conversations, and they are not math-related," Ms. Prado is a lovable, fun math teacher. She is always eager to teach and solve difficult math problems. Prado grew up in Cuba and attended the University of Havana. She then joined the Gables family and has...

Mrs. Armenteros: A Lover of Literature

Mrs. Armenteros: A Lover of Literature

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

January 7, 2016


Filed under Faculty Spotlights, Features, Recent Stories

Mrs. Armenteros is an IB and honors English teacher at Coral Gables Senior High. She is a lover of literature. Armenteros was fortunate to spend a semester abroad studying at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon- Avon, the birth place of William Shakespeare. Armenteros loves to read, going...

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