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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

CavsConnect

The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

CavsConnect

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

Cav Camp 2022: IB Class of 2026 Discovers Gables

Laura Ridoux, Managing Editor June 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 April 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 February 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 February 17, 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 November 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 September 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 September 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 September 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 August 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...

Students in the England group, alongside their student group leaders and teacher helpers, showing off their pride.

Welcoming Freshmen: Gables’ 2021 Cav Camp

Lucia Chico, Staff Writer June 25, 2021

Last week, the International Baccalaureate Honors Society and National Academy of Finance student board hosted Cav Camp, a weeklong camp filled with activities to welcome incoming freshmen. NAF’s freshman...

CavsChat: IB & AP Testing Updates

Gabriel Wagner, CavsTV Staff March 10, 2021

Dear AP and IB students, Testing season is on the horizon, and because of COVID-19, some modifications have been made to existing plans regarding AP and IB exams. For those taking AP exams, depending...

Both the College Board and International Baccalaureate Coordinators recently were informed of testing situations.

Breaking News: IB and AP Testing Plan Updates

Ingrid Moises, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

Due to the uncertainty of this school year, the College Board along with the International Baccalaureate have been hesitant to finalize decisions for their potential testing pathways. On Tuesday Feb. 23,...

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