The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School


The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School


The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School


High school students work several hours a week, very commonly at Publix, while they deal with the pressure of school work.

Florida’s House Bill 49 Reforms Child Labor Laws

Elyse Harris, Staff Writer Oct 20, 2023

In the past two years, there has been a recurring trend among states to loosen child labor protections by resurrecting old-fashioned child labor laws. In September 2023, Florida became the 16th state to...

Around the county, teachers struggle to cope with the lack of substitutes while balancing the non-stop path of their curriculum.

Miami-Dade County Relaxes Requirements for Substitute Teachers

Anthony Fajardo, Staff Writer Oct 20, 2023

Florida has been the victims of a statewide shortage in educators, with staff vacancies in schools becoming more frequent in the past few years. In a significant move aimed at addressing this ongoing shortage,...

The various book removals have highlighted the ongoing debates and challenges surrounding them in Floridas classrooms.

Book Banning in the Sunshine State

Gabriela Vega, Staff Writer Oct 11, 2023

Florida's recent series of book bans, taking place from June 2022 to July 2023 in schools, has ignited a fiery national debate over freedom of expression, education and censorship. After signing the Curriculum...

Since Aug. 8, Maui’s landscape, both natural and man-made has continue to burn due to multiple destructive fires throughout the island.

Hawaii Heats Up As Flames Burn Throughout Maui

Santiago Rodriguez, Staff Writer Sep 9, 2023

Being in the top ten most visited states in the country, with its natural landmarks like volcanos, beaches and rainforests complimenting its exclusive resorts and historic landmarks, Hawaii has been a...

Eight candidates clashed on the debate floor on Aug. 23. 
First row (left to right): Chris Christie, Ron DeSantis, Vivek Ramaswamy, Nikki Haley. Second row: Asa Hutchinson, Mike Pence, Tim Scott and Doug Burgum.

Arguments Arise at the 2024 First Republican Debate

Elijah Cima, Staff Writer Sep 1, 2023

The first Republican primary debate of 2023 has heralded many surprises for the nearly 13 million viewers around the United States. Held on Aug. 23 in Milwaukee, Wis., the debate acted as platform to make...

Fla Gov. Ron DeSantis has passed the Dont Say Period bill, which holds the potential to affect LGBTQ+ students, which has resulted in many protests and uprisings.

Gov. DeSantis Sparks Classroom Controversy with Bill HB 1069

Yara Korse, Staff Writer Aug 23, 2023

Since the beginning of the year, Florida legislation regarding laws on gender identity, sexual orientation and concealed weapons has been changed by Gov. Ron DeSantis. One new bill in specific has been...

AP Psychology books are slowly leaving Florida classrooms, as Gov. Ron DeSantis effectively banned the course throughout districts in the state.

The Effective Ban and Recent Allowance of AP Psychology

Elyse Harris, Staff Writer Aug 18, 2023

Over the past few months, the governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis, has changed Florida schools and their education by effectively banning the Advanced Placement Psychology course in the state. In AP Psychology,...

At FSPA 2023, the fashion trends of student reporters wearing formal attire was an important tool for creating presentable media packages.

Stars Align for FSPA’s Flashy Fashion Trends

Sofia Cruz and Angelina Morffi Apr 13, 2023

The Florida Scholastic Press Association has once again welcomed students from across the state to the Wyndham Resort in Orlando, Fla. to celebrate student-run publications at its 2023 convention. However,...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has recently passed a bill reducing the requirements for private school financial aid.

Florida Governor Expands Private School Vouchers with New Bill FHB1

Anthony Fajardo and Avril Donner Apr 2, 2023

For students and families across Florida, the topic of education funding has returned to the spotlight as Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a new bill that expands eligibility for private school vouchers. The new...

In memory of the six lives lost, flowers and gifts are laid in the eternal memorialization of those lives taken by the Nashville school shooter, Audrey Hale on March 27.

Nashville School Shooting Breaks Records, Becoming the Deadliest Yet This Year

Kate Kuryla, Staff Writer Mar 31, 2023

On March 27, 2023, a Christian school in the United States became the location for one of the deadliest school shootings since the start of the year. At the Covenant School in Nashville, Tennessee, alumna,...

Project Victory students meet with Coral Gables commissioners to begin their work at City Hall.

Project Victory Pushes ESE Students Into an Employed Future

Kate Kuryla, CavsConnect Staff Writer Mar 10, 2023

The Exceptional Student Education Program has impacted the lives of many students who have disabilities throughout Miami-Dade County Public Schools. By providing the support and guidance these students...

An M-DCPS student feels fulfilled and proud after running the Superintendents 5k race, an event open to all ages.

The Superintendent’s 5k Race for Education

Avril Donner, Staff Writer Mar 8, 2023

Whether participants had trained for weeks or impulsively joined to support the cause, over 4,000 people signed up for the Superintendent's 5k race on March 4, at the Dan Paul Plaza at Downtown, Miami,...

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