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Emergency MDCPS School Board Meeting Results in In-Person Learning Starting Oct. 5

The MDCPS emergency school board meeting on Sept. 29 resulted in the surprising announcement that in-person learning will be returning as soon as Oct. 5.

Massimo Aguila, Staff Writer

October 1, 2020

The Miami Dade County School Board held an emergency meeting on Sept. 29, following state pressures to open up schools on Oct. 5 instead of the previously determined Oct .14. The emergency meeting was held after Florida’s Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran’s request to open up schools on the...

High School Survival Guide

Hannah Fabing-Gonzalez, CavsTV Staff

August 25, 2020

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Should Teachers Have a Say in the Reopening of Schools?

As our government scrambles to decide whether or not to open reopen schools, they seem to leave teachers out of decision making even though they're the ones that will be heavily impacted.

Lauren Gregorio, Opinion Editor

August 17, 2020

With summer coming to an end and the 2020-2021 school year beginning, states are scrambling to determine whether it is safe to reopen campuses in person. Unfortunately, in many of these states, governmental officials with the backing of the president are pressuring school districts to reopen, as they believe ...

DIVE-ing Into Diversity and Inclusion

Sisters Audrey (left) and Emily (right) working hard on building their website and establishing contact with similar organizations.

Daphne Renoux, Staff Writer

August 10, 2020

Miami is best known for its diverse population; however, the subject of racial and cultural identity are often left out of the school curriculum. For this reason, former CavsConnect Editor in Chief and Gables Alumna Emily Simon, had the idea to create Diversity and Inclusion in a Virtual Environment. DIVE i...

Get the Most Out of Your Summer: Top Summer Programs

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

January 30, 2020

Though the warm weather and beach days that come with summer vacation may seem ages away, the end of this school year is now less than a semester from now. For high school students that plan to apply to prestigious colleges - or just to stand out from the crowd at any university -  summer is not just...

School Times Are Changing, and It’s About Time

Jana Faour, Reviews and Copy Editor

December 18, 2019

Growing up in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools system, students are raised to wake up when sunlight is just beginning to strengthen. By the time they got to school, it was bright and felt like a new day. Once they make the transition to middle school, the sun is beaming from the moment their eyes...

Horror Strikes Again

Great Mills High school was surrounded by police and paramedics after the school shooting tragedy occurred Tuesday morning.

Jesse Zambrano, Joshua McKerrow/Capital Gazette

March 23, 2018

A month after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Great Mills High School in Maryland suffered a school shooting at the hands of student Austin Wyatt Rollins. Rollins brought his father's Glock 9-millimeter to school, injuring two students: Jaelynn Willey and Desmond Barnes. Willey...

The Good and the Bad: Magnet Programs Edition

The Academy of Finance is another magnet program offered at CGHS, and an alternative to the IB program.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

Magnet programs are programs that offer a specialized curriculum that includes a focus on a particular subject or subjects, usually requiring a special application and acceptance by a lottery system. Magnet schools are available all over the United States, including our very own Coral Gables High School,...

Not a Size Two? Apparently Tights Aren’t for You!

Girls with different body types wearing leggings.

Vanessa Grau, Staff Writer

September 24, 2017

On Aug. 24, Heather Taylor, a Stratford High School Principal, was allegedly accused of fat shaming tenth-grade female students for wearing leggings. The principal voiced her opinions of the girls' weight, shape, and appearance, which clearly is demeaning to the students. Taylor went on and said, "the...

Al borde de la tragedia.

Foto tomada a Ryan Trollinger mientras es  capturado por la policia.

Claudia Gandara, Staff Writer

October 23, 2016

Un ex-alumno de la escuela secundaria Coral Springs fue detenido y acusado por posesión de arma de fuego en propiedad escolar, luego que la policía demostró que estaba en la escuela con un arma cargada. El joven fue identificado como Ryan Trollinger, de 17 años de edad. Otro estudiante, cuyo nombre...

5 Types of Friends You Will Encounter in High School

Throughout your four years in high school, you are bound to find a best friend who will unconditionally care for you.

Bhargavi Pochi, Staff Writer

October 21, 2014

Throughout your high school years, you become aware of the fact that friends will come and go. With all of these people entering and exiting your life, you are bound to encounter some unique personalities. Here is a list of the five types of friends you will most likely meet during these four years! 1. The Bru...

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