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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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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...

The Kiwani’s foundation taking a group picture on the Telemundo stage.

Art, Music and Food: All in One Mile

Melanie Garcia, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

A 44-year-old tradition of embracing local art, music and cuisine, the Carnaval on the Mile is back again for a new year. Celebrated in the heart of Miami, Miracle Mile in Coral Gables is filled with fun...

51-year-old Osmel Lugo-Guitierrez has been arrested as a suspect in the Ponce de Leon Boulevard Publix shooting.

Fatal Publix Shooting Highlights Growing Gun Violence in South Florida

Maria Odio, Staff Writer February 17, 2022

A suspect who shot a man in a Publix checkout has finally been identified by the police. On Saturday evening, 51-year-old Osmel Lugo-Guitierrez shot 50-year-old Frankly Jose Pineyro in a lottery line at...

After working at FIU for 44 years and serving as president for 13, Mark Rosenberg has resigned his position amid allegations of misconduct.

FIU Dean Resigns Amid Misconduct Allegations

Isabel Donner, Copy Editor February 1, 2022

After serving as the president of Florida International University for almost 13 years, Mark Rosenberg has announced his resignation from his position. In the statement made on Friday, Jan. 21, Rosenberg...

With a six to three vote from the Miami-Dade School Board, Jose L. Dotres will succeed current superintendent Alberto Carvalho on Feb. 3.

Jose L. Dostre Succeeds Miami’s Superintendent Alberto Carvalho

Maria Odio, Staff Writer January 28, 2022

After Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho announced his departure to Los Angeles Unified School District, MDCPS has been searching for a replacement to fill this vacated role....

As Carvalho ends his 14 years here in Miami, he goes on to take on the new role as superintendent of Los Angeles Unified School District.

Superintendent Carvalho Leaves MDCPS for Los Angeles

Gabriela McGrath Moreira, OverFlow Editor January 4, 2022

Accepting an offer to be the next superintendent of Los Angeles Unified School District, Alberto Carvalho's time as Superintendent of Miami Dade County Public Schools has come to an end. After 14 years...

In the span of less than two weeks, five students have been arrested for threatening to bomb or shoot up their schools.

School Threats Surge in Miami-Dade County

Maria Odio, Staff Writer December 12, 2021

In the span of fewer than two weeks, the Miami-Dade County Public Schools department and Miami-Dade Police Department have had to investigate over a dozen threats involving school shootings and bombings....

Florida Standards Assessments and Common Core Standards are being eliminated and replaced by Florida Assessment of Student Thinking and Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking by 2022-2023.

After Six Years, the Florida Statewide Assessments are Getting Replaced

Aaron Rojas, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ executive order is moving towards replacing the Florida Standards Assessment with a new progress monitoring system called the Florida Assessment of Student Thinking for...

COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Florida as MDCPS students return to campus for their in-person classes.

Summer Surge in COVID-19 Cases Comes Ahead of School Start

Daphne Renoux, Staff Writer September 1, 2021

This summer was anxiously awaited by many as the state was opening back up after months of quarantining measures, with the increasing number of vaccinated people. Instead, COVID-19 cases spiked due to...

As Cavaliers return to in-person classes for the 2021-2022 school year, they are expected to comply with the MDCPS mask mandate.

Masks Mandated in Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Michael Evelyn, Staff Writer August 27, 2021

As the start of the new school year neared, parents and students across Miami-Dade County wondered what type of mask mandate the superintendent, Alberto Carvalho, would implement in schools. After an entire...

Drivers and pedestrians along Bird Road get to see the refurbished sign that marks Gables.

Friends of Gables Aims to Beautify Coral Gables Senior High

Arianna Hoyos, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

Alongside Bird Road, the bustling street that marks the front of Coral Gables Senior High School, a granite block sitting on two stone pillars was recently updated to mirror the school’s recent beautification...

School lunches are free of charge for all students attending Gables in-person.

USDA Extends Free Food Program for the 2021-2022 School Year

Massimo Aguila and Arianna Hoyos April 22, 2021

The United States Department of Agriculture has decided to extend the universal free lunch program across all high schools that it had first instituted due to the pandemic. In an effort to fight food insecurity,...

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