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Santa’s Enchanted Forest Hosts its Very Last Event Before Closure

Santa’s Enchanted Forest Hosts its Very Last Event Before Closure

Nataly Leiva, Staff Writer

January 20, 2020

After 37 years of being the first and largest Christmas themed amusement park in the world and the most "enchanted" place in Miami, Santa's Enchanted Forest has come to an end. Their $300,000 lease signed in 1992 ends this year on March 14. This week, Miami-Dade has been searching for those who are...

New Year, New MDCPS Bell Schedules

New Year, New MDCPS Bell Schedules

Nataly Leiva, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

On the week of Jan.6, Miami-Dade County Public Schools announced how they would be having an opinion survey for their new suggested bell schedules. The district hoped to divise bell times that would accommodate the health needs of its students along with transportation adaptability. The current bell schedule are high s...

Art Basel and Art Miami 2019

Art Basel and Art Miami 2019

Maia Berthier, Opinion Editor

December 17, 2019

This past week of Dec. 2 to Dec.9, Miami residents and tourists alike gathered for the world renown week of art. Main exhibits such as Art Basel and Art Miami+Context attracted thousands of patrons each day. Everything and anything was incorporated into these exhibits—mirrors, TVs or miniature figurines,...

Hijacked UPS Truck Police Chase and Shootout Leaves Four Dead

Hijacked UPS Truck Police Chase and Shootout Leaves Four Dead

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

On Dec. 5, 2019, a police chase that ended in 4 casualties involving armed robbery suspects, Lamar Alexander and Ronnie Jerome Hill, both at the age of 41, began at a Coral Gables jewelry store on Miracle Mile and extended well into Miramar. "I remember that day I walked through Miracle Mile with...

Why You Should Join Relay for Life!

Why You Should Join Relay for Life!

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

December 15, 2019

Relay for Life, a community-based fundraising event that raises money for cancer research and to support those battling cancer, will be held at Baptist Hospital (East Kendall) on March 14, 2020. The local chapter of this organization is part of a nation-wide effort to generate money for research on the...

The Importance of Bridge 4 Peace

The Importance of Bridge 4 Peace

Ingrid Moises, Staff Writer

December 8, 2019

 Every year, the International Baccalaureate Honor Society (IBHS) hosts an event called Bridge 4 Peace (B4P). B4P is a philanthropic event that raises money for causes that help people in need. The International Baccalaureate (IB) community supports an international issue that will benefit the lives of ...

The English Honor Society Attends the 2019 Miami Book Fair

The English Honor Society Attends the 2019 Miami Book Fair

Melanie Estrada, Managing Editor

December 1, 2019

On Nov. 23, students from the National English Honor Society, including some members of the Cavconnect staff,  along with the club sponsor, Ms. Delgado, and the Cavsconnect advisor, Ms. Passwaters, attended the Miami Book Fair on a school field trip. While on the trip, the students attended a session...

Students Take on Climate Change at Young Leaders Summit

Students Take on Climate Change at Young Leaders Summit

Maia Berthier, Opinion and Copy Editor

November 6, 2019

On Monday, Nov. 4, the second annual Young Leaders Summit was held at Pinecrest Gardens. The students that founded YLS (Coral Gables Senior High Alumni Nikita Leus-Oliva and William Breslin) passed the torch on to their 2019 organizing team. Among many others, the board included juniors Aya Hamza, Daniela...

Miami-Dade Youth Town Hall: Teen Voices being Heard

Miami-Dade Youth Town Hall: Teen Voices being Heard

Amanda Perez, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

On Oct. 26, an event known as the Miami-Dade Youth Town Hall was presented for the first time in the Coral Gables Congregational Church. It was proudly hosted by one our Coral Gables juniors, Aya Hamza, President of the Miami-Dade Teen Democrats, along with senior Daniella Berrospi and Janet Hernandez. M...

Cavalier Publications Represent Gables at FIU’s Annual Journalism Day

Cavalier Publications Represent Gables at FIU’s Annual Journalism Day

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

October 26, 2019

The 2019 edition of Florida International University's (FIU) annual Journalism Day, held on Saturday,Oct. 26,  drew students from throughout the Miami-Dade and Broward counties, including our very own Communications, Arts, Film, and Digital Media (CAF&DM) students, to the FIU campus for a day of...

Coral Gables Community Foundation Hosts its Annual Biltmore Ball

Coral Gables Community Foundation Hosts its Annual Biltmore Ball

Melanie Estrada and Maia Berthier

October 12, 2019

On Friday, Oct. 11, the Coral Gables Community Foundation hosted its annual gala to raise funds for the foundation's many causes within Coral Gables. The attendees of this ball were residents of the city of Coral Gables who gathered to support the foundation’s hard work and devotion to the community....

Daniel Pedreira: Gables Alumnus Publishes Second Book

Daniel Pedreira: Gables Alumnus Publishes Second Book

Ana Capiro, Spanish Editor

September 11, 2019

On Sept. 9, 2019, Coral Gables High School class of 2002 graduate Daniel Pedreira presented his much anticipated second book, An Instrument of Peace: The Full-Circled Life of Ambassador Guillermo Belt Ramírez, at Books & Books in the Gables. The room, filled with friends, family, colleagues, p...

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