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New School Year, New PTSA: Presenting the New PTSA Board Members

Official PTSA Board Members for the 2020-2021 school year!

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

September 5, 2020

As we welcome the incoming freshmen and new students, Coral Gables Senior High is also giving a big welcome to the new Parent Teacher Student Association board members for the 2020-2021 school year. As members, they each have a different role in the PTSA, connection to the school and goals for the new...

Lieutenant Ishmael Roig: Fighting Fires Since 2006

Alumni of class of 2010, Lieutenant Ishmel Roig, suited up in his gear.

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

From training in the Coral Gables Fire Explorer program to fighting fires for the Coral Gables Fire Department, Ishmael Roig has always been passionate about saving lives. Lieutenant Roig is an alumnus of the Coral Gables Senior High Class of 2010. He began his fire rescue career early by being apart...

Forever a Cavalier: Alumna Albany Muria

Alumni Albany Muria (far left) with some classmates and administrators, on the National Voter Registration Day.

Ariana Alvarez and Jeannette Perez

April 29, 2020

As a Cavalier from the class of 2017, alumna Albany Muria, was extremely involved and dedicated to her school and her studies. She could be found excelling in the classroom or running her heart out on the field. In addition to being on the cross country team, she was also apart of Student Activities an...

Not All Heroes Wear Capes: Alumni Jennifer Mooney Piedra

Jennifer Mooney Piedra standing next to Magic Johnson. Piedra is an alumna of Coral Gables Senior High School, and is now at Jackson Hospital working to fight COVID-19.

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

The year 1998 was a year to remember for Jennifer Mooney Piedra, Senior Director of Communication and Outreach at Jackson Hospital. That was the year she graduated from Coral Gables Senior High and began the journey that lead her to where she is today. Throughout her high school experience, Piedra...

Virtual Earth Week With Gables Earth

Gables Earth members attending their monthly meeting prior to Earth Week.

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

April 19, 2020

The month of April is special to our planet Earth considering that on the 22nd we get to celebrate Earth Day. People all over the world come together to celebrate this special moment. On Earth Day, people usually celebrate by going out and picking up trash around their neighborhood, planting trees, or...

Sofia Bronstein: Doing What She Does Best

Sofia Bronstein: Doing What She Does Best

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

April 15, 2020

Here at Coral Gables Senior High, every student is achieving great things and reaching their goals, but sometimes they exceed the expectations made of them, as Sofia Bronstein - a current freshman - has done this year. Sofia Bronstein is currently an SIT, Staff Member in Training, for Camp Coleman. Ca...

Lia Sanchez: Ready to Soar like a Blue Jay

Senior Lia Sanchez standing in front of her dream college, to which she has recently committed to.

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

Senior Lia Sanchez has just passed a huge milestone in her life. She recently committed to her dream school, Johns Hopkins University. Sanchez has worked very hard her entire academic career since her first day of kindergarten till now and fortunately, all her work has paid off. Sanchez was also accepted i...

Testing Takes a Toll on Teens

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

Only a few months ago, the school year began. Now, testing season is fast approaching and yet another April and May are on track to be ruined by standardized testing. While we all have our own opinions on testing, it is clear to say that standardized testing's cons outweigh its pros because it is an...

Once a Cavalier, Always a Cavalier: Welcome Back Home, Mr. Wood!

Gables alumnus Max Wood continues to show his Gables pride well beyond his high school years, now working as a substitute teacher and water polo coach.

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

You may find him at the pool or you may find him substitute-teaching in the classroom, but what is most surprising, however,is that you can also find him with the senior class of 2014 in the Coral Gables Senior High yearbook. Max Wood, who also goes by the name of Coach Woody, joined the teaching staff...

Lady Cavalier Soccer Players Take on GMAC

The Gables Girls Varsity Soccer team at their Senior Game versus Southwest, days before their GMAC contest.

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

February 8, 2020

The Lady Cavalier Soccer team finished their regular season winter campaign on Tuesday, Jan. 14, with a thrilling 3-2 victory against Southwest High. After what seemed like an intensive week of work on the field, the Lady Cavaliers took on Ferguson High  School on Jan. 21 in the Greater Miami Athletic...

Lady Cavalier Soccer Senior Game: A Celebration and a Show

Captains Natalie Puntonet and Juliana Bonavita, in addition to the four other seniors on the Lady Cavalier soccer team celebrate their last home game with posters, crowns, sashes and undying support from their teammates, friends and family.

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, the Lady Cavalier Soccer team celebrated their senior game during their last home game of the 2020 season, a tradition intended to recognize all of the seniors with a celebration of flowers, a crown, and a sash given to them by the underclassman on the team. During this must-watch...

The New Year Is Here. Is It Time For A New You,Too?

Once Upon a Time Firework show at Magic Kingdom.

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

As the new year approaches, many Cavaliers are looking for a fresh start. Whether it is to travel more, spend more time with family, or study more, they each have our own New Year's resolutions and goals for the decade that is upon us. For freshman Beatriz Cruz, she already has set many goals and New Year...

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