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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

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While Epstein owned a private island in the Caribbean known as Little St. James, it earned the nickname Pedophile Island due to the disturbing allegations surrounding his activities there.

Unveiling the Dark Legacy of Jeffrey Epstein

Gabriela Vega, Staff Writer Jan 26, 2024

The name Jeffrey Epstein has become synonymous with scandal and conspiracy. Born in 1953, Epstein was a financier and convicted sex offender whose life and faults have left a lasting mark on history....

High school students work several hours a week, very commonly at Publix, while they deal with the pressure of school work.

Florida’s House Bill 49 Reforms Child Labor Laws

Elyse Harris, Staff Writer Oct 20, 2023

In the past two years, there has been a recurring trend among states to loosen child labor protections by resurrecting old-fashioned child labor laws. In September 2023, Florida became the 16th state to...

The various book removals have highlighted the ongoing debates and challenges surrounding them in Floridas classrooms.

Book Banning in the Sunshine State

Gabriela Vega, Staff Writer Oct 11, 2023

Florida's recent series of book bans, taking place from June 2022 to July 2023 in schools, has ignited a fiery national debate over freedom of expression, education and censorship. After signing the Curriculum...

AP Psychology books are slowly leaving Florida classrooms, as Gov. Ron DeSantis effectively banned the course throughout districts in the state.

The Effective Ban and Recent Allowance of AP Psychology

Elyse Harris, Staff Writer Aug 18, 2023

Over the past few months, the governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis, has changed Florida schools and their education by effectively banning the Advanced Placement Psychology course in the state. In AP Psychology,...

Floridas Gas Shortage: A Symptom of a Larger Problem

Florida’s Gas Shortage: A Symptom of a Larger Problem

Anthony Fajardo, Staff Writer May 14, 2023

Florida is no stranger to severe weather, but the flooding that hit the state in recent weeks has caused unexpected consequences.  Oil delivery has faced severe adversity, resulting in limited availability...

Making the menstrual history questions on physical forms mandatory is a clear invasion of privacy.

Florida High-School Athletes Having to Disclose Menstrual History Questions Privacy

Laura Ridoux, CavsConnect Copy Editor Feb 10, 2023

As the proverb states, "bad things always come in threes:" Florida is once again at risk of suffering the consequences of what would be an inadmissible decision, this time made by the Florida High School...

The DMV Appointment Process: Should Reforms Be Placed On Its Online System?

The DMV Appointment Process: Should Reforms Be Placed On Its Online System?

Anthony Fajardo, CavsConnect Staff Writer Oct 31, 2022

As the students of Coral Gables Senior High mature and gain independence as young adults, many have begun practicing and studying to get their Florida Driver's Licenses. However, the Department of Motor...

Starting with the 2022-23 school year, Florida students from grades VPK through 10 will be switching from FSA to the new FAST test.

¿La nueva forma en la que Florida esta evaluando generara un desafio para los estudiantes?

Maria Freire-Solis and Tiffany Beh Sep 8, 2022

Desde la Prueba de Evaluación Integral de Florida en 1998 hasta el regreso de la Evaluación de Estándares de Florida en 2015, Florida ha cambiado una vez más la prueba estatal oficial obligatoria para...

Starting with the 2022-23 school year, Florida students from grades VPK through 10 will be switching from FSA to the new FAST test.

Will Another Change in Florida Testing Challenge Students?

Tiffany Beh, Staff Writer Sep 8, 2022

From the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test in 1998 to the return of the Florida Standards Assessment in 2015, Florida has once again changed the official statewide test mandatory for all Voluntary...

Freshmen and sophomores take on the FAST exam, despite their opinions on it.

Another Change In Florida Statewide Assessment: Will Students Tolerate This Blunder?

Melissa Hernandez, Staff Writer Sep 6, 2022

For the third time in the state's history, Florida changed its statewide educational assessment. It started as the Florida Assessment Comprehensive Test, then the Florida Standard Assessment and now the...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has now passed a bill allowing veterans to become educators without a full degree.

Do Veterans Belong in Classrooms? Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Says Yes

Aaron Rojas, Staff Writer Aug 30, 2022

While most school districts reopened their doors this month, the United States faces a nationwide crisis as states struggle to supply and retain their teachers during growing shortages. In response to...

The Florida House recently passed a bill restricting abortion to 15 weeks, consequently creating controversy over bodily autonomy and womens rights.

Abortion is a Human Right, Even if the Florida House Does Not Agree

Gabriela McGrath Moreira, OverFlow Editor Apr 11, 2022

Women's rights have come a long way, yet society still chooses to not grant people the right to make decisions about their own bodies. Recently, the Florida House passed a bill stating abortion is not...

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