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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

CavsConnect

The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

CavsConnect

The board of Academy of Finance prepares to acquaint incoming freshmen with all that AOF has to offer at Gables.

Making Their Way Through Gables’ Halls: Class of 2026 Attend AOF’s Freshman Camp

Angelina Morffi, News Editor June 17, 2022

For many, the idea of learning their way around a new school can seem daunting. To prevent nervous jitters and nail bites, the Academy of Finance annually hosts Freshman Camp. From June 13 to June 14,...

La Academia de Finanzas se prepara para familiarizar a los estudiantes de primer año con todo lo que AOF tiene que ofrecer en Gables.

Abriéndose camino a través de los pasillos de Gables: La Clase del 2026 asiste al campamento de primer año de AOF

Maria Freire-Solis and Angelina Morffi June 17, 2022

Para muchos la idea de adaptarse a una nueva escuela puede parecer desalentadora. Para prevenir el nerviosismo y las mordeduras de uñas, la Academia de Finanzas organiza anualmente el Campamento de Estudiantes...

Andy Rodriguez and Danny Pizzaro visited Coral Gables Senior High to share tales of their business ventures. From their humble beginnings to new expeditions, The Salty continues to spread its influence in the local community.

Voted “Best Donut Shop in America”: The Salty Visits Gables

Anthony Russo, Sports Editor March 17, 2022

Dunkin’ Donuts and Krispy Kreme maybe some of the best-known donut locations, but offering equally delicious and gourmet treats is The Salty, a locally-based donut shop. On Mar. 15, Academy of Finance...

Students playing an intense game of Red Light Green Light as they try to make it to the other side of the court without being caught moving.

AOF Students Go Mad Over Mad City Money

Anthony Russo, Sports Editor December 14, 2021

Bringing the classic Monopoly game to life, the National Academy of Finance hosted its annual Mad City Money event. In this simulation, NAF aims to give freshmen and sophomores a taste of life post-high...

The National Basketball Association has finally started, and the Miami Heat is off to a strong start.

AOF Students Fired Up by Miami Heat Seminar and Season

Anthony Fajardo, Staff Writer December 1, 2021

The board members of Coral Gables Senior High’s Academy of Finance program were able to represent the school in a Miami Heat business seminar, where they gained insight into the sports industry as well...

Through the years, Mr. Reisert has won various trophies for FBLA, displaying them throughout his classroom as memories of past accomplishments.

Bidding Farewell to One of AOF’s Best: Mr. Reisert

Daniel Ridgely, CavsConnect Staff November 16, 2021

A home for business fanatics at Coral Gables Senior High, the Academy of Finance houses students prepared to delve into classes such as Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Principles of Finance. Among the...

Mrs. Orbis, know around Gables as Ms. Lopez, stands proudly with one of her colleagues at a NAF event.

Mrs. Orbis Pursues her Next Chapter with the National Academy Foundation

Maia Berthier, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 10, 2021

In recent years, Coral Gables Senior High’s Academy of Finance has gained much acclaim for its vast social media presence and multitude of events in conjunction with local and national businesses. Although...

Mr. Ball-llovera stands in front of a bulletin board he decorated with projects he made his students complete about their background in hopes of getting to know the AOF students more personally.

AOF’s New Academy Leader: Mr. Ball-llovera

Jasmine Rizo, Staff Writer September 16, 2021

The Academy of Finance at Gables is a magnet that houses over one hundred students, gearing them towards success by granting them the foundations needed in the business world. Through curriculums pertaining...

Diego Moran warming up to his usual routine of volleyball drills

Diego Moran Serves up His High School Experience

Anthony Russo, Sports Editor March 21, 2021

Each Cavalier has more to offer than meets the eye. Whether it is extracurricular activities, helping others or even athletics, junior Diego Moran fills the shoes of all of them. Moran, who is a part of...

NFTE staff members helped organize the event with Cavalier NAF students.

Cavaliers NAF Students Head To FIU For NFTE Event

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer November 17, 2019

A handful of National Academy of Finance (NAF) students from Coral Gables Senior High were given the opportunity to go to Florida International University (FIU) to participate in an annual National Foundation...

Academy of Finance Department Head Mrs. Lopez recently won the National Academy Foundation award.

Recognizing Star Educators: Mrs. Lopez

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer September 30, 2019

With all the wonderful academies that Coral Gables Senior High has to offer, the Academy of Finance (AOF) is certainly at the top of the list, lead by National Academy Foundation award winner Mrs. Natasha...

Juniors Richard Smithies, Christian Garcia and Vyacheslav Lazurenko went to nationals in New York to compete for NFTE.

Young Entrepreneurs Compete Through NFTE

Jefrany D'catry, Staff Writer October 21, 2018

The Academy of Finance (AOF) works alongside the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), in which students are taught the principles of entrepreneurship. Every year, NFTE holds a national competition...

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