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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...

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...

Student Council President and Mr. MUN, Alexander Sutton, Wins Mr. Coral Gables

Mr. MUN takes a selfie with the cheering crowd behind him.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

December 21, 2019

After a long night of deliberation from the judge panel attending Mr. Coral Gables, Alexander Sutton - Mr. Model United Nations - was awarded both the "Most Talented" award for his humorous political impersonations and the highly coveted "Mr. Coral Gables" title among the 25 participants competing in...

Cavaliers in the Capital: NSPA 2019

The Cavaliers attending NSPA 2019 smile at the Orlando airport on their way to the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) convention on Nov. 21.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Maia Berthier, and Daniel Toll

December 1, 2019

From Nov.21 through Nov. 24, staff members of Gables' Catharsis, Cavaleon, CavsConnect, and highlights  CAF&DM publications flew to the nation's capital to participate in the National Scholastic Press Association's (NSPA) annual convention for high school journalists. At the trip, the Cavaliers...

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...

Shoes for the Unshoed: Mccall Horton

Horton’s diligence allowed for 67 pairs of shoes to be collected in her most recent shoe drive.

Maia Berthier, Opinion and Copy Editor

October 13, 2019

McCall Horton, a junior in Gables’ International Baccalaureate program, is not your ordinary high school student. When she was only 10 years old, she created an organization called “Shoes for the Unshoed.” Through Miami Rescue Mission, Horton hoped to provide shoes for the homeless community across the Miami-Dade Cou...

Future Cavaliers Take a Tour

Some future Cavaliers from Coral Gables Preparatory Academy had taken a tour around our campus, learning of what Gables is made of.

Jeannette Perez, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

With high school magnet applications officially opening on Oct. 1, eighth-graders from local middle schools began to look into their future high school homes. Coral Gables Senior High started giving tours to the 8th graders who are in this position to give them the information they need to figure out...

Campus Improvements Cause Changes in Back-To-School Tradition

Nataly Leiva, Staff Writer

August 25, 2019

As the seniors took their first steps into their last year at Coral Gables Senior High School on Aug. 19, they expected to be welcomed by the traditional "last first day" celebration. Typically, seniors take the first day of school as an opportunity to strut their senior crowns, take pictures, and commemorate...

Graphing for Greatness: Making Graphing Calculators Accessible

Graphing calculators like the T1-84's provided by Hamza's program are required materials in CGHS Pre-calculus and Calculus classes.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

March 10, 2019

As sophomore Aya Hamza surveyed the carefully organized rows of an office supply store, she eyed the prices of the item at the top of the supply list for her International Baccalaureate math class: a graphing calculator. To her surprise, even the cheapest models cost well over $100, an exorbitant cost f...

Catching a Cav With Character: Open-Minded

Four students were nominated by their teachers and counselors to represent this month's word:

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

Open-minded individuals who are able to acknowledge different perspectives while staying true to their own opinions are crucial to such a diverse city like Miami. This month’s Catching a Cav with Character was presented to the following students for their open-mindedness. Congratulations to freshman...

This Year’s Posse Scholarship Finalists!

Coral Gables Cavaliers Posse Finalists.

Guiliana Garces, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Posse, a full-tuition scholarship, is a well-known, rigorous program that identifies individuals with leadership potential across ten cities in the United States. The program is beneficial as it offers seniors the financial help they need for college and creates a dedicated community of Posse scholars...

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