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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...

As teachers long for a face to face interaction with students a vaccine gives them hope that there is an end in sight.

Teachers of All Ages Made Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines

Gabriela McGrath Moreira, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

As the nation scrambles to administer COVID-19 vaccines, decisions have to be made about which Americans are vaccinated first. The teachers of Miami-Dade County are now being made eligible for vaccination...

The latest regulations for vaccine distribution in Florida were announced by DeSantis earlier this week. Meanwhile, Democrats accuse the Governor of favoritism during this time of crisis.

Latest Vaccine News in Florida: DeSantis Accused of Favoritism

Daphne Renoux, Staff Writer March 13, 2021

Governor Ron DeSantis has just passed an executive order that allows Floridians over the age of 50 in certain professions to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The governor also decided to encourage the opening...

Distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to the general public will most likely begin by May or June 2021.

COVID-19 Vaccine: The Start of Distribution

Audrey Lezcano, Staff Writer January 27, 2021

It has been nearly a year since the COVID-19 pandemic swept the planet, and now a vaccine is available. The Centers for Disease Control developed the plan Operation Warp Speed to distribute the vaccines...

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.

The Four Newest Changes to the Florida Constitution

Isabel Donner, Staff Writer 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;...

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.

Gables Alumnus Makes Anonymous Community Donation

Sofia Cruz, News Editor 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...

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