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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

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Freshman Natasha serves up the ball against Westland Hialeah, during a home game.

A Superstar is Born, Freshman Natasha Macau Rocks the Court

Gabrielle Solomon and Camila Lamberti Oct 31, 2023

Freshman year of high school is a time to transition, experience new things and make memories that will carry over throughout high school. For one exceptional athlete, Natasha Macau, or as her friends...

Editors in Chief Cheryl Fiffe and Marta Camps-Gonzalez preparing the Christmas tree as an activity part of Catharsis sharing day.

From Prose Editor to Catharsis EIC: Marta Gonzalez-Camps

Jacqueline Rodero, Staff Writer Dec 5, 2022

Alongside Cheryl Fiffe, International Baccalaureate senior, Marta Gonzalez-Camps is one of this year’s Catharsis Co Editor-in-Chiefs.   Catharsis is one of the five publications at Coral Gables...

Senior Victoria Kruling performing at Fall Frolics last school year.

Victoria Krulig: Dancing her Way Towards Center Stage

Jacqueline Rodero, Staff Writer Aug 30, 2022

Whether it be at districts, regionals or state championships, Coral Gables Senior High School motivates its athletes to seek competition at multiple levels. Already setting the standard for herself and...

Campers and student volunteers of Cameroon pose, demonstrating their team pride.

Cav Camp 2022: IB Class of 2026 Discovers Gables

Laura Ridoux, Managing Editor Jun 15, 2022

To debut the summer, rising freshmen attended Cav Camp, a weeklong camp designed to familiarize them with Coral Gables Senior High and meet their future classmates. Organized by International Baccalaureate...

Team Platypus, led by Gregoire Winston, posing for a picture after a game of charades.

IB Bootcamp: Back and Better than Ever

Ingrid Moises and Abigail Colodner Apr 4, 2022

For International Baccalaureate sophomores, IB Bootcamp is a rite of passage as they prepare to enter their first year in the program. From Mar. 29 to 30, the IB Executive council, supervised by Mrs. Van...

Junior Kysa Mesa getting pinned marks a milestone as she officially enters the IB Program.

Celebrating the Juniors at IB Pinning

Laura Ridoux, Managing Editor Feb 20, 2022

The International Baccalaureate Pinning ceremony has made its comeback at Coral Gables Senior High after a two-year hiatus. The ceremony was held in the Gables auditorium on Feb. 15, celebrating the high...

IB senior Julian Mesa pinning Kysa Mesa on her way down the alley.

IB Pinning: Class of 2023

Stephanie Andrade, Photographer Feb 16, 2022

IBHS board members stand alongside their sponsor Ms. Noval (middle) after their first meeting.

IBHS: Building Up the IB Cavalier

Anthony Fajardo, Staff Writer Nov 6, 2021

As the largest magnet at Coral Gables Senior High, the International Baccalaureate program houses over 500 Cavaliers. Characterized by academic rigor and high achieving students, the IB program’s influence...

After working at Gables as the IB Secretary for 37 years, Ms. Bello proudly stands next to the Gables Cavalier as she enjoys her final school year.

The End of an IB Era: Ms. Bello

Audrey Lezcano, Staff Writer Sep 29, 2021

The International Baccalaureate program at Coral Gables Senior High has been around since 1986, making it one of the oldest IB schools in Miami-Dade County. Two years prior to the start of the program,...

Mrs. Haun is an International Baccalaureate Spanish teacher at Coral Gables Senior High who is officially retiring after teaching for around five decades.

A Lifetime of Teaching: Mrs. Haun’s Last Year at Gables

Camila Ruiz, Staff Writer Sep 27, 2021

After the four years she has been teaching at Coral Gables Senior High, the time has come to bid International Baccalaureate Spanish Teacher Mrs. Haun farewell. Although Mrs. Haun has retired in the past...

One of many paintings junior Sofia Perez-Estevez has drawn and hand painted. During quarantine, she has seen improvement in her work.

Cool Cav Hobbies: How Cavaliers Decompress

Jacqueline Rodero, Staff Writer Sep 26, 2021

As the 2021-2022 school year floods students with immense social and academic pressure under the tedious transition back to normalcy, students may find themselves craving an outlet to take their mind off...

Although the first week of school is always filled with Cavalier craziness, Ms. Kurzner has begun to settle down into her office and get into the swing of things.

New IB Counselor: Ms. Kurzner Starts Her Chapter

Maria Odio, Staff Writer Aug 31, 2021

As high school students take on advanced classes, extracurriculars and the trials and tribulations of teenage life before college, one often overlooks the role of those who guide them. At Coral Gables...

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