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The Four Newest Changes to the Florida Constitution

Amendment 2, which raises the minimum wage, is just one of four amendments passed last week in Florida. A total of six amendments were on the ballot.
December 7, 2020

In addition to the presidential election, voters cast their ballot to voice their opinions on local elections and amendments to Florida’s state constitution. Six amendments were listed on the ballot;...

Gables Alumnus Makes Anonymous Community Donation

A former Coral Gables Senior High student has made an anonymous donation to local businesses in order to provide COVID-19 relief and aid the community.
November 25, 2020

An anonymous Coral Gables Senior High graduate has donated $100,000 to the Coral Gables Community Foundation in order to aid local businesses that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19. The contribution...

Hurricane Eta Stirs Up a Storm

Nasa released their overview of the estimated centimeters of rain that would be fall on Central America moments before the hurricane reached land.
November 22, 2020

Tropical Storm Eta is making the most out of the remaining Atlantic hurricane season by forming as one of the most intense storms of the year. This 2020 Atlantic hurricane season broke the previous record...

COVID-19 in Our Community

Students, faculty and teachers alike have all been burdened with troubles stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 15, 2020

COVID-19 has touched every corner of the globe since the first cases were reported in Wuhan, China, in early 2019, but Miami's high population density and large size have made it an especially prominent...

New Miami-Dade County Mayor Makes History: Daniella Levine Cava

Miami-Date County awaits the newly elected mayor, Daniella Levine Cava.
November 6, 2020

History was made as Levine Cava, the first-ever woman to be voted in as mayor of the county, won the Nov. 3 election. Also becoming the first non-Hispanic elected in 24 years, the first Jewish mayor and...

Trump Caravans Crowd Miami-Dade Streets

Trump caravans blocked traffic on 8th street this weekend, equip with flags, signs, and pro-trump chants.
October 26, 2020

Miami-Dade streets were blocked with Pro-Trump caravans all over the district in the past week, concentrated from the City of Miami all the way to Downtown. Thousands of drivers flocked to the streets...

Gables Continues Returns as Case Counts Dash to the Top

Miami Dade County Public Schools provides its families with a dashboard that includes information about employee and student Covid-19 cases for the entire county and individual school.
October 26, 2020

Since the return to campus for the students at Coral Gables Senior High went smoothly, Gables has decided to welcome more students for in-person classes. By following the Centers for Disease Control and...

Is a Coronavirus Vaccine Coming Soon?

As we search for a COVID-19 cure, who is leading the way in vaccine trials, and what are the updates?
October 24, 2020

As COVID-19 continues, so does the research and clinical trials for a vaccine. The University of Miami has been conducting clinical trials in order to gain more data as Florida and many other states are...

COVID-19 Cases in Miami-Dade Schools Show Resurgence

After students in Miami-Dade County returned to campus for in-person classes, some schools have reported an uptick in COVID-19 cases.
October 23, 2020

Although Miami Dade County Public Schools have already started their return to physical classes, it cannot be said with certainty that these institutions are entirely safe. In fact, in the past few weeks...

First Day of School: Students Return for Physical Classes

Students chat outside the Gables campus on Oct. 9, wearing masks on their first day back to school.
October 17, 2020

  The first days of the transition back to physical classes for students who chose in-person learning has finally occurred for Cavaliers. A staggered return was established to split the student...

Emergency MDCPS School Board Meeting Results in In-Person Learning Starting Oct. 5

The MDCPS emergency school board meeting on Sept. 29 resulted in the surprising announcement that in-person learning will be returning as soon as Oct. 5.
October 1, 2020

The Miami Dade County School Board held an emergency meeting on Sept. 29, following state pressures to open up schools on Oct. 5 instead of the previously determined Oct .14. The emergency meeting was...

Governor DeSantis Announces Phase 3 of Reopening

Phase Three of Florida's reopening following its peak of COVID-19 cases will bring crowds back to dine-in restaurants, nightclubs, and sporting events within the next few weeks.
September 27, 2020

Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the state of Florida will be moving onto “Phase 3” of reopening business and the lifting of restrictions. Being home to over 21 million people and having one of...

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