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Journalism Week: Celebrating Our Stories Together

Journalism Week is a time where writers can all come together and celebrate their passion with one another.

Amanda Perez, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Throughout the week of Feb. 17 to the 21, Gables celebrated Journalism Week, also known commonly as J-Week. It is a week in which the CAF&DM academy and all the journalism classes come together to celebrate writing and storytelling and celebrate their accomplishments. Throughout those days, each...

Cavaliers in the Capital: NSPA 2019

The Cavaliers attending NSPA 2019 smile at the Orlando airport on their way to the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) convention on Nov. 21.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Maia Berthier, and Daniel Toll

December 1, 2019

From Nov.21 through Nov. 24, staff members of Gables' Catharsis, Cavaleon, CavsConnect, and highlights  CAF&DM publications flew to the nation's capital to participate in the National Scholastic Press Association's (NSPA) annual convention for high school journalists. At the trip, the Cavaliers...

Cavalier Publications Represent Gables at FIU’s Annual Journalism Day

The CavsConnect staff smiles in front of the FIU Graham Center, where the 2019 Journalism Day convention was held.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

October 26, 2019

The 2019 edition of Florida International University's (FIU) annual Journalism Day, held on Saturday,Oct. 26,  drew students from throughout the Miami-Dade and Broward counties, including our very own Communications, Arts, Film, and Digital Media (CAF&DM) students, to the FIU campus for a day of...

CAF&DM celebrates Journalism Week 2019

The CAF&DM field day took place on February 21 amid a week of journalism-themed activities.

Adriana Castro, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019

Every year, the Communication Arts, Film, and Digital Media (CAF&DM) honor Scholastic Journalism Week to bring attention to the benefits of journalism and celebrate all the students involved. This year, the week of Feb. 18-23 marked the start of numerous activities and events in honor of journalism...

The digital age of journalism

The digital age of journalism

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

February 25, 2019

As the journalism industry becomes more digitized and journalists grapple with how to use the Internet to reach their target audience, Google has started to work with the news industry to help journalism thrive digitally. In March, the company launched  The Google News Initiative, a three-year, $300...

NSPA Chicago 2018: The Student Experience

Ruben Escobar & Thomas Morcillo, highlights staff writers

January 7, 2019

At the beginning of November, the school’s Communication Arts, Film and Digital Media (CAF&DM) academy took a trip to Chicago to attend this year’s National High School Journalism Convention held by the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) and the Journalism Education Association (JEA). Du...

Journalists Jump for Journalism Day

Journalism Day was a day for learning and growth for student journalists.

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

October 30, 2018

Every year, student journalists from around the district gather at Florida International University for a day-long conference centered around the journalism industry. Informational sessions were held on a variety of journalistic topics, ranging from how to improve general photography to the lawful rights...

A ‘Writefully’ Important Hallmark in Journalism: The Post

A 'Writefully' Important Hallmark in Journalism: The Post

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writter

February 6, 2018

Release Date: January 12, 2018 Director: Steven Spielberg Starring: Meryl Streep (Katharine Graham), Tom Hanks (Ben Bradlee), Bob Odenkirk (Ben Bagdikian), Tracy Letts (Fritz Beebe), Bruce Greenwood (Robert McNamara), Matthew Rhys (Daniel Ellsberg), Bradley Whitford (Arthur Parsons) MPAA Rating:...

Journalists are Superheroes!

Students from all the publications in CGSHS participate in JDAY at FIU.

Vanessa Grau, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017

Florida International university (FIU) partnered with the Florida Scholastic Press Association (FSPA) on Saturday, Oct. 21 to host the 45th annual South Florida Journalism Day. Journalism day (J-Day) is a day in which students from various publications from all over Miami-Dade County (District 6), come...

CAF&DM Celebrates Journalism Week 2016

Students can explore journalism and Gables' publications during J-Week 2016.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

February 1, 2016

The week of Feb. 1-5 marks the the fifth year that Ms. Zuniga, academy leader for the Communication Arts, Film, and Digital Media (CAF&DM) academy, puts on Journalism Week (J-Week) with the combined efforts of the academy and its publications. Throughout the week, the CAF&DM academy works...

The Return of Brian Williams to NBC News

Brian Williams is soon to return to NBC after a six month suspension.

John Hiaasen, Staff Writer

October 9, 2015

In 2003, during a US invasion in Iraq, Brian Williams claimed to be in a helicopter that was shot by a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG), forcing an emergency landing when in fact, the helicopter in front was the one that was shot, claiming that he made a mistake in recalling the story from 12 years...

Click here for the hints to the CAF&DM Scavenger Hunt!

Click here for the hints to the CAF&DM Scavenger Hunt!

February 2, 2015

This week CAF&DM is celebrating Journalism Week. To commemorate this week, loads of activities are being held, for instance a scavenger hunt! To win these items, take a picture with the corresponding publication's tag and post it on twitter with hashtag #cafdmjday.  The hints are below: Monda...

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