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Alumni Daniel Toll has taken the time during this summer to create his very own website,

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

August 13, 2020

The summer of 2020 has been a quiet one, lacking in excitement for most of us. A majority of students have been exploring new hobbies and interests to fill our time such as cooking, baking or even starting our own at home business. However, a Coral Gables High alumni of the class 2020 took this time...

Lieutenant Ishmael Roig: Fighting Fires Since 2006

Alumni of class of 2010, Lieutenant Ishmel Roig, suited up in his gear.

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

From training in the Coral Gables Fire Explorer program to fighting fires for the Coral Gables Fire Department, Ishmael Roig has always been passionate about saving lives. Lieutenant Roig is an alumnus of the Coral Gables Senior High Class of 2010. He began his fire rescue career early by being apart...

Forever a Cavalier: Alumna Albany Muria

Alumni Albany Muria (far left) with some classmates and administrators, on the National Voter Registration Day.

Ariana Alvarez and Jeannette Perez

April 29, 2020

As a Cavalier from the class of 2017, alumna Albany Muria, was extremely involved and dedicated to her school and her studies. She could be found excelling in the classroom or running her heart out on the field. In addition to being on the cross country team, she was also apart of Student Activities an...

On the Front Lines: a Look into the Fight Against COVID-19

Andre Gutierrez's career as a firefighter and first responder has led him to the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

April 24, 2020

Andre Gutierrez begins his 12-hour shift in a now-closed community pool house, equipped with his head cap, full gown, gloves, boot covers, and the “luxury” of a 3m respiratory mask to answer the first call of the day.  As the phones begin to ring, the tiny subunit of the St. Petersburg fire ...

Not All Heroes Wear Capes: Alumni Jennifer Mooney Piedra

Jennifer Mooney Piedra standing next to Magic Johnson. Piedra is an alumna of Coral Gables Senior High School, and is now at Jackson Hospital working to fight COVID-19.

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

The year 1998 was a year to remember for Jennifer Mooney Piedra, Senior Director of Communication and Outreach at Jackson Hospital. That was the year she graduated from Coral Gables Senior High and began the journey that lead her to where she is today. Throughout her high school experience, Piedra...

Once a Cavalier, Always a Cavalier: Welcome Back Home, Mr. Wood!

Gables alumnus Max Wood continues to show his Gables pride well beyond his high school years, now working as a substitute teacher and water polo coach.

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

You may find him at the pool or you may find him substitute-teaching in the classroom, but what is most surprising, however,is that you can also find him with the senior class of 2014 in the Coral Gables Senior High yearbook. Max Wood, who also goes by the name of Coach Woody, joined the teaching staff...

Alumnus Olivier Larrauri Returns to Judge Mr. Coral Gables

Olivier Larraudi, pictured on the far left, was elated to judge the Mr. Coral Gables pageant for a second time.

Maia Berthier, Opinion and Copy Editor

December 22, 2019

With the return of the Mr. Coral Gables pageant this past Thursday, Dec. 19, former Gables students returned to relive their experience as Cavaliers for one night. Instead of being up on the stage with the contestants, alumnus Olivier Larrauri took to the judge's table for his second consecutive year. During...

Forever Looking Forward, But Always Giving Back: Cavalier Class of 2019

C.A.P. Advisor Ms. Driver poses for a picture with her former seniors, now college freshmen, after the 2019 College Forum.

Daniel Toll, Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2019

On Thursday, Dec. 19, distinguished graduates from the Cavalier Class of 2019 returned to Coral Gables Senior High (CGSH) campus, many for the first time since graduating, to attend the annual College Forum held in the school auditorium. Coordinated by Gables's College Assistance Program (C.A.P.) office...

Sofia Sanz de Acedo: The Journey of Dance

Sofia Sanz de Acedo, a graduate of the CGHS class of 2015, recently became a cheerleader for the Miami Dolphins.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

December 11, 2019

After Sofia Sanz de Acedo finishes the week surrounded by her eager students and literary essays, where she teaches English at Brownsville middle school, she trades in her pens and paper for pom-poms to cheer on the sidelines of the Dolphin's stadium. To others, this contrast may be surprising, but...

Gablette Alumni Kick Their Way Back Into the Dance Room

Erika Díaz (current director), Connie Mosure (Gablette founder 1975), Rosanna Karpiak (former coach and Mosure’s former dancer), Bertha Lowell (former coach) at the Kelsie Karpiak Memorial.

Stephanie Andrade, Staff writer

December 1, 2019

Since 1975, Coral Gables Senior High has had the honor of having its very own Gablettes dance team represent the school at the local, state, and national levels. This all-inclusive and powerful team is always representing the best parts of the school; whether it is academically or in the athletic department, ...

Cavaliers Visit the South During 2019 Out-of-State College Tour

The 2019 college tour group poses for a photo outside of a library at Davidson College in North Carolina.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

November 9, 2019

This year's annual out-of-state college tour allowed Cavalier students to become acquainted with the campuses of prestigious colleges in the southern United States. The trip, which took place on Nov. 4-8, was organized by Student Activities several months in advance and attended mostly by students from...

Friends of Gables High Founder: June Morris

June Morris, Allen Morris, Jaime Torrens, and Victor Alonso collaborating on renovation plans for Gables High.

Adriana Castro, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

June Morris, a Coral Gables Senior High class of ’79 alumna and former Gablette and cheerleader, has admiringly remained involved with the Coral Gables community since her graduation. She is the founder of a community group called Friends of Gables High that is comprised of Gables alumni, parents of...

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