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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

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Alumni Brandon Apagueño

March 29, 2022
Always remember Go Cavs! Brandon Apagueño graduated from Gables in 2014. He continues to be so appreciative of the opportunities Coral Gables provided for him, that he returned to mentor student who are in the position he once was in. Brandon is currently studying medicine at the University of Miami and has come back to do an organ demonstration in Mr. Molina's biology classes.
Vanessa Larco returned to Gables on Thursday, Dec. 9 while in town to visit Biology teacher Mr. Molina.

Alumna Vanessa Larco Transforms the World of Tech and Finance

Sofia Cruz and Isabel Donner December 12, 2021

Coral Gables Senior High alumna Vanessa Larco wholeheartedly represents the Cavalier spirit as she has cultivated a successful career in the fields of Finance and Technology. Pioneering as one of the few...

Al lado de su esposa, sus dos hijos pequeños y Mari Tere Rojas, Yacoub celebra su juramentación antes de la ceremonia.

Ron Yacoub, miembro del Salón de la Fama, deja su huella en Gables

Conocido por haber sido un estudiante de secundaria muy curioso, el fisioterapeuta y empresario Ron Yacoub regresó a Coral Gables Senior High como uno de los homenajeados que iba ser honrado con un puesto...

Standing with his wife, two young sons and Mari Tere Rojas, Yacoub celebrates his induction before the ceremony.

Hall of Fame Inductee Ron Yacoub Makes his Mark on Gables

Maia Berthier, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2021

Once a curious and wide-eyed high schooler, physical therapist and entrepreneur Ron Yacoub returned to Coral Gables Senior High as an accomplished professional to be inducted into the school’s Hall of...

President of the Thespian Club, Roy Sekoffs (middle) passion for acting and playwriting was how he thrived at Gables.

Class of ’77: Roy Sekoff, Founding Editor of the Huffington Post, Returns to Gables

Arianna Hoyos, Features Editor November 29, 2021

Running through the auditorium aisles, doing jazz splits and hollering “It is time to boogie” as a 70s high school student, alumnus Roy Sekoff never imagined that nearly 40 years later he would be...

Twelve years since the last induction ceremony, the Cavalier Hall of Fame, a Gables tradition, has been revived by FOGH with a ceremony on Nov. 5.

Cavalier Hall of Fame Welcomes New Inductees

Isabel Donner, Copy Editor November 6, 2021

Over the span of its 71 years, Coral Gables Senior High has produced alumni successful in careers ranging from authors to physical therapists. On Friday, Nov. 5, a ceremony was held in the auditorium in...

To start off the week, Ms.Linares usually teaches her students vocabulary and helps them practice how to use the words in various sentences.

Finding a Forever Home: Ms. Linares

Anthony Russo, Sports Editor November 6, 2021

For some teachers, the first school they work at becomes their forever home, spending years with the faculty and building up pride for what they do. However, for other instructors it takes time to find...

On Nov. 4, Ms. Flores hosted the monthly mental health meeting where she invited students to talk about their emotions.

Mental Health Coordinator and Alum: Ms. Flores

Melanie Garcia, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

Coral Gables Senior High has welcomed once again an alum who is returning to their alma mater as a staff member. Class of 2005 graduate Diana Flores is the new mental health coordinator at Gables. Visiting...

After a year of working as a substitute and swimming and water polo coach,  Mr. Wood starts his career as a Gables teacher.

Gables Alumnus Becomes Faculty: Mr. Wood Returns to His Alma Mater

Maria Odio, Staff Writer September 9, 2021

Coral Gables Senior High has a distinguished reputation when it comes to Cavaliers who return to the school as staff. While a vast majority of students might only have the motivation to simply stop by...

After a long week of organizing FSA testing schedules, Ms. Andrews sits in her office prepared to tackle what comes next.

Advocate and Alumna: Ms. Andrews

Arianna Hoyos, Features Editor July 14, 2021

Coral Gables Senior High School has a distinct reputation for its “Cavaliers who never left”. Individuals who both attended Gables and returned to work there are part of what makes the school a unique...

Wanting to make the most of her high school experience, Morris (right), joined numerous extracurriculars including cheerleading.

Founder and Friend: June Morris

Arianna Hoyos, Staff Writer June 23, 2021

Driving past Bird and Le Jeune Road was supposed to be an outing that would induce a flood of memories into the mind of former Cavalier, Morris. Instead, it was an underwhelming experience that brought...

Gables alumna Monica Lazaro started the #HereToStay postcard campaign to fight back against former president Donald Trumps promises to repeal DACA. She is pictured in the bottom row at one of her postcard parties.

From DREAMer To American Dream: the Journey of Monica Lazaro

Sofia Cruz, News Editor May 10, 2021

Throughout her career, former Cavalier Monica Lazaro has made incredible strides towards equity in public health. With a PhD in health policy and her current position at a cancer institute in Boston, she...

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