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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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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,...

Currently, there is a leak in the Piney Point Reservoir in Tampa Bay that could cause radioactive spillage.

Tampa’s Toxic Troubles Kept at Bay

Maria Odio, Staff Writer April 18, 2021

Whilst Florida students enjoyed their spring break, mother nature and Governor Ron DeSantis were hard at work trying to contain a contaminated spill. On March 26, a plastic lining broke at a pond in the...

Spring Breakers have descended upon Miami again, but are they welcome?

Spring Breakers In South Beach Induce Chaos

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer April 8, 2021

Spring Break is usually a fun-filled time for everyone. Especially in Miami, people enjoy exerting their freedom during this time by going out to eat or tanning at the beach. However, as many have learned...

Vice Mayor Vince Lago Vies for Mayorship

Vice Mayor Vince Lago Vies for Mayorship

Massimo Aguila, CavsConnect Staff April 7, 2021

As Raul Valdes-Fauli retires from his position as Coral Gables mayor this April, Vince Lago, the current Vice President of the Board is throwing his hat into the ring for a chance at the newly opening...

The COVID-19 vaccine has now become available for 16 year olds and older in Florida.

The COVID Vaccine: Where Are We Now?

Mia Cabrera, Staff Writer April 5, 2021

Florida has already managed to rapidly move up their COVID-19 vaccine distribution timeline, extending eligibility to everybody 16 years of age and older on April 5. When the vaccine was first given...

Mayoral candidate, Patricia Keon, visits Coral Gables High School for a sit down interview with CavsConnect regarding the upcoming election.

Patricia Keon Runs for Mayor of Coral Gables

Sofia Cruz, News Editor April 4, 2021

In the 2021 elections for representatives of Coral Gables, Patricia Ann Keon has thrown her hat in the ring for a chance at being elected mayor of the city. As one of the current commissioners, she is...

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