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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

CavsConnect

The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

CavsConnect

Mia McLean (left) stresses over filling out last years FAFSA. While Isabel Dasilva (right) is filling out this years FAFSA with ease.

Congress Updates FAFSA to Increase Student Eligibility

Maria Odio, Features Editor September 28, 2022

As senior Cavaliers apply for college and look to find ways to pay the expenses for their higher education, many fill out the Free Application for Federal Financial Aid. An extensive application that is...

Starting with the 2022-23 school year, Florida students from grades VPK through 10 will be switching from FSA to the new FAST test.

Will Another Change in Florida Testing Challenge Students?

Tiffany Beh, Staff Writer September 8, 2022

From the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test in 1998 to the return of the Florida Standards Assessment in 2015, Florida has once again changed the official statewide test mandatory for all Voluntary...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has now passed a bill allowing veterans to become educators without a full degree.

Do Veterans Belong in Classrooms? DeSantis Says Yes

Aaron Rojas, Staff Writer August 30, 2022

While most school districts reopened their doors this month, the United States faces a nationwide crisis as states struggle to supply and retain their teachers during growing shortages. In response to...

As school is beginning, many wonder the toll monkeypox will have.

Monkeypox in Schools: Should We Be Worried?

Emma Rivera, Staff Writer August 22, 2022

Despite concerns over the monkeypox virus, Miami-Dade County Public Schools students are returning to school according to schedule. The public health emergency has generated concerns that the virus might...

As the awareness for climate change grows, sophomore Keith Hernandez takes action.

A Generation of Debates: Climate Change is One Step Further to Resolution

Aaron Rojas, Staff Writer August 22, 2022

During a visit to Somerset, Mass., the Biden-Harris Administration unveiled a $2.3 billion plan and executive steps to address the ongoing climate crisis in the United States. Although the climate issues...

Gables Principal Tony Ullivarri celebrates new state recognition with balloons.

Gables Becomes An ‘A’ School

Massimo Aguila, Staff-Writer August 18, 2022

 Another year means another great achievement for Coral Gables Senior High. Breaking its streak of being a “B” rated school, Gables has elevated its ranking to an “A” by the Florida Department...

The board of Academy of Finance prepares to acquaint incoming freshmen with all that AOF has to offer at Gables.

Making Their Way Through Gables’ Halls: Class of 2026 Attend AOF’s Freshman Camp

Angelina Morffi, News Editor June 17, 2022

For many, the idea of learning their way around a new school can seem daunting. To prevent nervous jitters and nail bites, the Academy of Finance annually hosts Freshman Camp. From June 13 to June 14,...

Campers and student volunteers of Cameroon pose, demonstrating their team pride.

Cav Camp 2022: IB Class of 2026 Discovers Gables

Laura Ridoux, Managing Editor June 15, 2022

To debut the summer, rising freshmen attended Cav Camp, a weeklong camp designed to familiarize them with Coral Gables Senior High and meet their future classmates. Organized by International Baccalaureate...

Graduates gather with their diplomas in hand to celebrate their four years at Gables.

The Class of 2022: Now Alumni But Forever Cavaliers

Gabriela McGrath Moreira, OverFlow Editor June 2, 2022

Marking the end of their high school careers, graduation for the Class of 2022 took place on Tuesday at the University of Miami. The senior class consisted of 700 students who are now officially Gables...

Gables five publications commemorated their achievements during the 2021-2022 school year with a banquet at the Biltmore Hotel.

CAF&DM Banquet Brings the Year to a Close

Laura Ridoux and Isabel Donner May 30, 2022

To celebrate the end of the year and recognize the achievements of the publications at Coral Gables Senior High, the Communication Arts, Film and Digital Media academy held its annual banquet. This year,...

Gables seniors and juniors attended prom night at the JW Marriot on Saturday, April 23, commemorating the return of the beloved high school tradition.

A Picturesque Prom Night

Abigail Colodner and Nicholas Calindro April 29, 2022

After an extended hiatus, prom night returned to Coral Gables Senior High for the first time in two years. On Saturday, April 23, Gables juniors and seniors attended prom at the J.W. Marriott Miami in...

Cavaliers volunteered to set up the store and stayed for both lunches, making sure the clothes were organized.

CavsCloset Opens Shop at Gables for Earth Week

Laura Ridoux and Gabriela McGrath Moreira April 25, 2022

CavsCloset, Coral Gables Senior High’s very own thrift store, finally opened its doors for the first time during Earth Week to showcase the idea of sustainable fashion through the sale of used clothes. The...

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