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CavsCast Episode 3: Talking Construction With Mr. Evans

Ketty Dones, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

In this edition of CavsCast, Staff Writer Ketty Dones discusses recent construction projects occurring throughout Gables with Assistant Principal Mr. Evans. As part of the General Obligation Bonds (GOB) program from Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Gables was in luck! The new $11 million project wi...

Groundbreaking Ceremony with Superintendent Carvalho: The Revival of CGHS

Miami Dade County Public School (MDCPS) board members along with school administrators gathered to celebrate this momentous day that marks the rebirth of Coral Gables Senior High (CGSH).

Natalie Abrahantes, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

In an effort to restore the structures of Coral Gables High School (CGHS) to their historic beauty, superintendent Alberto Carvahlo, along with the Miami Dade County Public School (MDCPS) board, have decided it is time that Gables received the renovations needed in order for the exterior to match the...

Quick Tips for Navigating the School

Exits are being blocked due to construction happening in the Riviera parking lot.

Ketty Dones, Staff Writer

August 26, 2019

First days are never easy and due to the construction happening on campus, getting around to classes can be tricky. The construction has affected multiple walkways, lunch spots and parking. The difficulty of moving around campus can be avoided by taking alternate routes and knowing where you are on school...

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...

Superintendent Carvalho Implements Gables’s CARS Program as a District-Wide Initiative

Superintendent Alberto Carvalho alongside Miami- Dade County Public Schools board member Mari Tere Rojas discussing the unique CARS program initiated by Gables that they wish to implement at other schools.

Natalie Abrahantes, Staff Writer

August 20, 2019

Last school year, when superintendent Alberto Carvalho won $10,000 from the Urban Superintendent of the Year prize, he knew that he wanted to allocate a portion of these funds for scholarships. However, he wanted to help more than just one student. In hopes of providing more students with scholarships, Carvalho ...

Cavalier Construction : What to Know for Back-to-School

Construction has initiated in the pavilion and will perhaps progress once school begins.

Nataly Leiva and Chase Bagnall-Koger

August 16, 2019

The beginning of the 2019-2020 school year will be an eventful one as a result of the major construction taking place to renovate the campus. The renovations, which aim to improve the student learning environment, were made possible by funds raised through the GOB program that allocated $11.2 million...

New Building Coming Soon to Gables

Building 6 will be one of the sites to receive renovations.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

As a result of a new $11.2 million grant awarded to the school by the city of Coral Gables, the school administration will be overseeing extensive renovations, including the demolition and rebuilding of buildings 6 and 7. After those buildings are reconstructed, repairs to buildings 1, 2, 3 and 4 will...

Gables Gets A New Building!

What the new building would look like. It will take the place of the 6000 and 7000 buildings.

Nikita Leus-Oliva, Business Manager

March 23, 2018

On Thursday, March 22nd, there was a General Obligation Bond (GOB) Town Hall meeting held in the school auditorium. Here, students, teachers, parents, and administrators were shown the plans for demolition of the 6000 hall (business building), 7000 hall (JROTC room, Gablette room, weightlifting, etc.)...

Gables Revamp Hits the Streets

Construction of Merrick Manor on LeJeune Road that began in 2016 is yet to be completed.

Alfredo Wolfermann, highlights contributor

August 17, 2017

There is a large amount of construction happening near the school, including along Bird Road between LeJeune and South Dixie Highway. These building projects emerged around two years ago and have now finally begun to take shape. Many of the buildings, such as Merrick Manor - adjacent to the school’s science w...

Coming Soon: The Brickell City Centre

The project will not only impact the surrounding Downtown and Brickell areas, it will affect the entire city by attracting tourists and commerce.

Daniela Quijano, Editor

November 12, 2014

If you live in the Brickell area, you have probably noticed a particularly large construction project. Although it seems as if a city in itself is growing in the midst of downtown Miami, it is actually the biggest private project in the country at the moment: the Brickell City Centre. Combining retail...

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