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2017-2018 Staff

Orestes Garcia

Staff Writer

Orestes Garcia is a rising senior in the Health, Public Service and Law Academy at Coral Gables Senior High. Orestes is a humble and cooperative guy, who is looking forward to his last year of high school. He moved from Cuba to...

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Daymara Fernandez

Staff Writer

Daymara Fernandez is a staff writer for CavsConnect. This is her first year in Coral Gables and a freshman in the International Baccalaureate (coming from Ponce De Leon Middle School), and is also enrolled in the gifted program....

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Vanessa Grau

Staff Writer

Vanessa Grau is an International Baccalaureate (IB) freshman who is thrilled to be starting high school at Coral Gables Senior High as a staff writer for CavsConnect. Vanessa was born in Miami, Florida and attended Henry M. Flagler...

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Chase Bagnall-Koger

Staff Writer

Chase Bagnall-Koger is an International Baccalaureate (IB) freshman who is excited to be entering the school as a staff writer for CavsConnect.  Coming from a small middle school, she is eager to explore the new environment...

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Adriana Baumann

Copy Editor

Adriana Baumann, commonly referred to as "Adri", is a senior in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. Aside from serving as a copy editor on CavsConnect staff, Adri is an active member of many clubs like Gables Earth,...

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Alexander Yagoda

Staff Writer

Alexander Yagoda is a sophomore in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Coral Gables Senior High School. He’s very excited to start off his second year in CavsConnect. Apart from being a staff writer, he is in International...

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August Field

Photographer

August "Augie" Field is a sophomore in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Coral Gables Senior High. Augie grew up in Miami and attended Coral Gables Elementary and Ponce Middle School. He has traveled with his family...

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Natalia Rodriguez

Reviews Editor

Natalia Rodriguez is currently a junior in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program here at Gables. She is excited to start editing for CavsConnect this year. As a person who loves to get involved, she is a member of six clubs...

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Sara Zamora-Grant

Photographer

Sara Zamora – Grant is a sophomore in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Coral Gables High School. This will be Sara's second year as a photographer for CavsConnect. This year she hopes to learn more and further...

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Gabriella Torna

Writer

Gabriella "Gaby" Torna, is a junior in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Coral Gables Senior High. As a new staff writer for CavsConnect,  Gaby is looking forward to being a part of the team and getting the opportunity...

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Ana Capiro

Spanish Editor

Ana Capiro is a sophomore in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, and can't wait to start her first year in CavsConnect as the site's Spanish Editor. Through CavsConnect, she aims to develop her writing skills in both...

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Natalia Torres

News Editor

Natalia,“Nati”, Torres is a junior in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program and she is very excited to continue at Gables as part of the CavsConnect staff. As news editor, Natalia hopes to further improve her writing...

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Pablo Hanono

Staff Writer

Pablo Hanono is a junior in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Coral Gables Senior High School. This is Pablo's first year in CavsConnect, and is looking forward to writing for the publication and adding his personal...

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Laura Rico

Artist

Laura Rico, an artist for CavsConnect, is entering her senior year at Coral Gables High School. She is in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, excelling in the challenging program. Laura is extremely excited for her senior...

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Andres Velasco

Photographer

Andres Velasco is a junior in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Gables. During his first year in CavsConnect as a photographer,  he hopes to not only improve his photography skills but also meet new people while...

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Carolina Alvarez

Copy Editor

Carolina Alvarez is a junior in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Coral Gables High. Besides joining the CavsConnect team, Carolina is looking forward to rejoining IBHS (IB Honor Society) and taking her challenging...

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Emily Simon

Features/Student Life Editor

Emily Simon is a junior in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Coral Gables Senior High. She is very excited to serve as both the Features and Student Life editor this school year. Other than writing for CavsConnect,...

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Jesse Zambrano

Staff Writer

Jesse Zambrano is a sophomore in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Gables. Arriving at the age of five to the U.S. and only knowing Spanish, Jesse never let the language barrier get in her way and quickly picked...

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Miguel Lemus

Staff Writer

Miguel Lemus is a sophomore in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Coral Gables High School. He is a very responsible and committed student who expects the best out of his sophomore year. As part of his goals for...

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Paula Gonzalez

Staff Writer

Paula Gonzalez is a senior in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Coral Gables High School. Coming from Perú her sophomore year, she quickly adapted to the Gables environment. She runs for the Gables' track, cro...

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Eric Jimenez

Staff Writer

Senior, Eric Jimenez, in the National Academy of Finance at Coral Gables Senior High, is ready to enjoy his last year in high school by becoming as involved as possible. As well as joining CavsConnect this year, he is also a member...

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Daniel Toll

Sports Editor

Daniel "Danny" Toll, is a sophomore in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. Danny is a down-to-earth, trustworthy, and dedicated guy. He has many passions that include not only sports such as, baseball and basketball,...

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Adriana Meijaard

Staff Writer

Adriana Meijaard, a sophomore in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, is an actively involved student at Gables with a unique heritage, personality, and style. Coming from a family that is Cuban and Dutch, Adriana has...

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Samantha Palacios

Artist

Samantha “Sam” Palacios is a junior in the Visual and Performing Arts Academy. Sam was born in Cuba and moved to Florida at the age of 9. She’s looking forward to her next two years of high school and is hoping to make the...

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Sara Saliamonas

Photographer

Sara Saliamonas is a Senior in the IB Program. Sara has been apart of CavsConnect for half a year since she started her sophomore year in Sweden. Sara enjoys taking photos and videos in her free time as well for CavsConnect. Sara...

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Thomas Harley

Copy Editor

Thomas Harley is a junior in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Coral Gables Senior High School. This is his second year on CavsConnect and is a Copy Editor for the 2017-18 school year. Thomas spreads his time evenly...

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Yeileny Lopez

Opinion Editor

Yeileny Lopez, also known as Lenny, is a junior in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Coral Gables Senior High. She is proud to say that this year will be her third year in CavsConnect and finally upholds the Opinion...

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Cameryn Padron

Multimedia Editor

Cameryn Padron is a senior in the IB program. Cameryn is starting her fourth year working for Cavsconnect and her second year as the new Multimedia editor. Outside Cavsconnect, Cameryn has been captain of the junior varsity volleyball...

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