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PTSA Secretary Provides Relief for the Bahamas

PTSA Secretary Provides Relief for the Bahamas

Maia Berthier, Opinion and Copy Editor

September 16, 2019

In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, individuals and organizations from the United States have stepped in to help out the Bahamian communities left devastated by the storm. The damage that the residents of the Bahamas are currently facing reminds Miami residents of the forces of hurricanes Katrina ...

Getting to Know the Behind the Scenes Cavalier Team

Getting to Know the Behind the Scenes Cavalier Team

Maria Puyana, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

For nearly 70 years, Coral Gables High School (CGHS) has been a second home not just to students, but to faculty as well. While a lot of the work done behind the scenes may oftentimes go unnoticed, there are several remarkable faculty and staff members that work restlessly to ensure success across all...

Oh, The Places She Helped Us Go

Oh, The Places She Helped Us Go

Jesse Zambrano, Spotlights Editor

August 20, 2019

The 2018-2019 school year brought many changes to our campus, however, the most surprising and heartfelt was the retirement of our College Assistance Program (CAP) Advisor, Mrs. Stack. She began to work on campus in 2012 after leaving her long-time job as a lawyer. Although she had never worked as a CAP A...

PTSA: Behind the Scenes

PTSA: Behind the Scenes

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

August 15, 2019

Although we do not always see them, the Coral Gables Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) plays a big role in the return to school. They organize the uniform sales before the start of the new school year and even during it, they host the Welcome Back Breakfast. On Wednesday, Aug. 14, you coul...

Elizabeth Stack: Nationally Recognized Educator

Elizabeth Stack: Nationally Recognized Educator

Emily Simon, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2018

Elizabeth Stack is the campus's sole College Application Process (CAP) advisor, assisting students in successfully matriculating at top-tier universities for the past eight years. As a result of the careful detail she puts into her work, she was honored with the Yale Educator Award, a prestigious award granted to only ...

Welcome to the Gables Teaching Staff

Welcome to the Gables Teaching Staff

Adriana Castro, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018

Coral Gables Senior High is ecstatic to meet the new teachers on campus for the 2018-2019 school year. It is always a pleasure welcoming new staff members to the cohort of students, faculty, and administrative staff at Gables High. Like with any new teacher on campus, everyone is eager to get to know...

A Three Dimensional Approach to Learning

A Three Dimensional Approach to Learning

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

Not sure what she had in store in the future, Ms. Chappell began working as a sales representative for a pharmaceutical company. Although she had passion for her job at the time, she began to grow tired of the daily routine and began searching for other alternatives. After her work in sales, she majored...

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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