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Meditation as a Study Tactic: Can it be Useful?

Yoga can be considered a form of meditation because it  is a practice that focuses on the wellness of both the body and the mind.
November 15, 2020

For many students, especially for upperclassmen, school can be very hectic. Students may feel overwhelmed with homework, tests and studying. The pressure of “doing your best” exists within all assignments,...

September Suicide Awareness: A Month of Understanding

September is a month to raise awareness about suicide and to help others who have gone through it.
September 30, 2020

Suicide is a common tragedy in today’s society, now more than ever. In 2018, suicide was the second leading cause of death for people between the ages of 10 and 30 and the fourth cause for people ages...

How Exercise and Nutrition Impact Your Mental Well Being

September 23, 2020

Exercise and nutrition are essential to our well-being. There are many ways that exercise is able to reduce anxiety, depression and other mental health disorders as well as keep our body healthy. Nutrition...

PSA: Teen Mental Health

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...

Self-Care During Quarantine: Reducing Stress

Senior Marina Tischenkel practicing her triangle pose outdoors
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...

Mental Health Crisis Solved by Edgenuity!

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

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

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

Mental Health Comes First

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

Why Video Games Are Not To Blame

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

Mental Health Awareness in America

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

Miami-Dade Public Schools Announces Department of Mental Health

Counselor Ms. Driver guiding a student on mental health.
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...

Threatening Letter Causes Safety Scare at Schools

Security guards at school help makes students feel safe.
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...

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