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First Day of School Recap: A Hit or a Miss?

As students tried to log onto the k-12 platform they received an error message

Audrey Lezcano, Staff Writer

September 7, 2020

On Aug. 31, Miami-Dade County Public Schools students returned to class to start the first day of My School Online for the 2020-2021 school year. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a return to the schoolhouse model has not yet been possible. Therefore, students had to use new online platforms such as K-12,...

COVID-19 Impacts CAF&DM Publications

Virtual summer production week began Monday, August 10 for the Highlights staff via zoom. They are training in their staff on how to write for each section, of their magazine, photography, ethics and more. They are also working on their first issue of the school year.

Isabel Donner, Staff Writer

August 12, 2020

With the onset of COVID-19, many changes have come about, most being especially prevalent when it comes to school. The Communication Arts, Film and Digital Media academy, specifically, has experienced a great amount of upheaval with the loss of ability to meet in person. This year, the CAF&DM publications...

Cavaliers Take on Zoom

Members of the School Board, Principals, Student Activities Directors and Student Representatives met on a Zoom call to discuss holding cancelled senior activities during later dates.

Audrey Simon, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

Currently, there is a global pandemic going on which has forced people into self-isolation. However, that cannot stop the Cavaliers from showing their school pride. Despite being in quarantine, they continue to host school extracurricular activities with the help of the application called Zoom. ...

COVID-19 School Activities Updates

Please read for important information regarding end-of-year senior activities.

The CavsConnect Team

April 15, 2020

March 31, 2020 The rapid spread of Coronavirus, COVID-19, has changed almost everyone's daily routines; while students adjust to online school to learn social distancing, many school activities have been cancelled due to the current pandemic. At Gables, senior brunch and prom have been cancelled to en...

CARS 2020: A Virtual Road to College Readiness

Despite the unfortunate circumstances that have come to light due to the coronavirus pandemic, Ms. Driver and her team of volunteer seniors are doing all they can to continue providing juniors with college readiness resources through CARS.

Daniel Toll, Editor-in-Chief

April 7, 2020

As uncertainty, apprehension and fear concerning the Coronavirus pandemic continue to ripple throughout our local community, several "non-essential" businesses, organizations and institutions have been forced to suspend full operation until the White House and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention...

The Work Is Worth it: The Gablettes take the stage at NDA

The Gablettes posed for a picture in their colorful kick costumes waiting to take the stage.

Stephanie Andrade, Staff writer

March 31, 2020

Gables' award winning dance team, the Gablettes, faced the stage once again at the National Dance Alliance (NDA) competition on Thursday, March 5th. NDA trains dancers from middle school level to college level and holds competitions for dancers all around the country. The Gablettes prepped for Friday...

Corona Virus Attacks Miami-Dade County School Field Trips

Corona Virus Attacks Miami-Dade County School Field Trips

Ketty Dones, Staff Writer

March 17, 2020

South Florida school districts are preparing for the spread of the Coronavirus, COVID -19. The Coronavirus has officially reached Miami-Dade County, so Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS), has transitioned into online classes if to prevent the further spread of the disease. M-DCPS continues...

An Emotional Tribute: Black History Month Show

students who participated in the show gathered around Ms. Brown in front of the auditorium.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

As the end of February approached, faculty members and students worked together to assemble a show in honor of Black history. The performance took place on March 6 and classes who were invited were allowed to sit back and enjoy as participants danced, sang, enacted plays, recited poems and put on fashion...

Harvard Model Congress Offers Students a Glimpse of Government

The students participating in the Harvard Model Congress Trip pose fro a group photo in front of the Frog Pond.

Maia Berthier and Chase Bagnall-Koger

March 6, 2020

A group of Gables students participated in one of the school's most beloved out-of-state field trips from Feb. 19-23: Harvard Model Congress. During the five-day trip, Cavaliers explored Boston, attended classes at Harvard University and participated in a simulation of Congress that allowed them to work...

Grad Bash: Class of 2020 Takes Orlando

Seniors Jonathan Rodriguez, Sofia Alfonso, Isabel Jaen, Ellie Morris and Marina Tischenkel smile as they enjoy their time at Gradbash.

Ana Capiro, Spanish Editor

March 6, 2020

As senior year comes to its last few months, with only about 10 weeks until graduation, the Class of 2020 is already celebrating. 160 seniors left for Orlando on Feb. 27, where they spent two days exploring two theme parks, Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios. A long-lasting tradition for the graduating class...

A Fond Farewell for Ms. Chappell

Ms. Chappell (right) is pictured here with her children, whom she hopes to be able to support more after her departure from the Gables staff.

Sofia Cruz, Staff Writer

February 29, 2020

After teaching Cavaliers for twenty years, Ms. Chappell will be leaving to enjoy a well-deserved break from the school system. She will be retiring as a Gables teacher and will spend her official last day as a teacher on Friday, Feb. 28. This school will certainly miss her once she moves on, but in the...

Journalism Week: Celebrating Our Stories Together

Journalism Week is a time where writers can all come together and celebrate their passion with one another.

Amanda Perez, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Throughout the week of Feb. 17 to the 21, Gables celebrated Journalism Week, also known commonly as J-Week. It is a week in which the CAF&DM academy and all the journalism classes come together to celebrate writing and storytelling and celebrate their accomplishments. Throughout those days, each...

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