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Teen Mental Health PSA

Alana Fernandez, CavsTV Staff

August 20, 2020

In a school with over 3,000 students, you easily see hundreds of peers in the six minutes during hall passing. You barely pay attention to those around, let alone what they may be going through. Some may hide it with a smile, while others simply keep their head down. Teen mental health has been a concern...

Self-Care During Quarantine: Reducing Stress

Senior Marina Tischenkel practicing her triangle pose outdoors

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

Amidst all of the turmoil of quarantine, it is very important that one takes care of themselves, not just physically but mentally as well. Mental health is just as important and should be a priority. Ever since social distancing and quarantine began, many have been cooped up at home by themselves. This...

Mental Health Crisis Solved by Edgenuity!

A student begins their Edgenuity assignment as they log in through the student portal.

Maia Berthier, Opinion and Copy Editor

February 26, 2020

Thank you, Florida Department of Education! Because of your five hour Edgenuity course, I am completely devoid of all mental health issues. I’ve never felt better then when I play my videos with the volume down, wondering to myself why I have to do this. The state of Florida is not getting to the root...

Our Official Cavalier Yogi: Ms. Kiely Becomes Zen-tified

Mrs.Kiely posing with two of her students who supported her by attending her classes.

Jana Faour, Reviews and Copy Editor

February 18, 2020

A school-wide fan-favorite chemistry teacher leading the charge in the science department at Coral Gables Senior High, Ms. Kiely is an extremely popular name on our campus. Although the style of her classroom teaching provides her with enough recognition around campus, Ms. Kiely is also known for her...

Mental Health Comes First

Opening up about mental health helps end the stigma behind it.

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

In today's society, mental health issues are quite common. Anyone can suffer from any degree of mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety, the most prevalent mental illnesses. With the new school year, there can be a lot of stress and anxiety for many students, but that's completely alrig...

Why Video Games Are Not To Blame

The popularity of video games calls into question whether or not they are causing violence.

Camryn Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

August 17, 2019

In the wake of the latest shooting in Dayton, Ohio - one of the seventeen deadly mass shootings this year - Americans are trying to find a cause for the epidemic of violence. However, many people are quick to point fingers at the rise of video games in America's youth, a conclusion that multiple studies...

Mental Health Awareness in America

Since May is Mental Health Awareness month, many corporations and private companies aim to raise awareness.

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

May 12, 2019

Among the stress of Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams, the mere mention of the month of May raises stress levels across students. Stress is an important biological response to a potentially threatening situation, yet too much of the hormone adrenaline, which is responsible for...

Miami-Dade Public Schools Announces Department of Mental Health

Counselor Ms. Driver guiding a student on mental health.

Guiliana Garces, Staff Writer

August 24, 2018

At the start of the new 2018-2019 school year, Miami-Dade County Public Schools announced the implementation of the Department of Mental Health in all Miami-Dade public schools. Each school will have a Mental Health team to guide students with any mental health issues. These services are not limited...

Threatening Letter Causes Safety Scare at Schools

Security guards at school help makes students feel safe.

Jake Paz, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015

It seems to be becoming more common to hear about threats made, attacks committed by students or other groups targeting schools worldwide. These events have encouraged most schools, including ours, to step up security in order to ensure that students feel safe. Even though the news may not show it, schools...

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