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Stephanie Duque: Making Masks for Frontline Workers

Stephanie Duque wearing one of her first masks she made.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

May 25, 2020

Sophomore Stephanie Duque has taken it upon herself to make her own masks due to shortages of them around the nation. With COVID-19 spreading rapidly throughout Florida, citizens have purchased or taken most surgical masks available in stores and hospitals which inevitably affected those who were not...

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...

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...

Next Stop, New World: Jorge Valero Pursues His Passion for Theatre

Senior Jorge Valero excited to represent New World School of the Arts College.

Allegra Sharp, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

Senior Jorge has led an interesting school year. At the start of the year, he was invited by the SCHOLAS Organization to fly to Mexico and work with the Pope and others in hopes of working to bridge together different cultures and communities. Their main points of discussion were better the community...

The Cavalier Teaching Academy: Teaching Students to Educate

Through the school year, The Cavalier Teaching Academy will teach it's students about time-management, analytical and problem solving skills, as well as leadership skills.

Amanda Perez, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

Along with the other academies Gables has to offer, the school also features a Teaching Academy for those students interested in becoming future educators or working with developmental education.  The 'Cavalier Teaching Academy' was started during the 2017-2018 school year. Since its successful start,...

David Abraham Kuper: A One-Man Show

David Kuper, DAK, spending his lunch time surrounded by his closest friends.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

March 18, 2020

David Abraham Kuper is a sophomore here at Gables, known for being referred to as DAK, and this unique nickname is something people always interrogate him about. The nickname DAK stemmed from his parents piecing together his initials without thinking too of it. One day Kuper decided to write DAK on...

Not Your Typical University in the Northeast: Joaquin Bierman admitted to University of Oxford

Senior Joaquin Bierman is extremely proud of his academic achievements throughout high school, and is grateful that they will be sending him to Oxford University during the 2020 Fall Semester..

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

February 8, 2020

On Jan. 14, Joaquin Bierman was accepted into the University of Oxford, one of the oldest and most renowned educational institutions in the world. Located in Oxford, United Kingdom, Bierman's acceptance to the university is the first occurrence in the 2019-2020 school year that a Cavalier has been offered...

It Is All About the U: Rodney Michel

Rodney Michel poses with his new University of Miami gear, adding in the signature University of Miami 'U

Jeannette Perez, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

On Jan.24, the University of Miami (UM) released their admission decisions for the Early Action applicant pool, and while many Cavaliers were accepted into this top-ranked, prestigious research university, Rodney Michel stood out from the crowd. Not only was he accepted, but he was also awarded with...

Expression Beyond the Classroom: Hidden Talents of Gables

Several Cavaliers, while they may not often show them, have many unique talents, allowing them to stand out amongst their peers.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

January 8, 2020

Coral Gables Senior High is the proud home of over 3,000 students, many of whom carry unique talents with them that are not always up for showcase in their academic classes. By exploring these interests outside of school, they have found an activity that serves as their own. Below are some exemplary...

It Takes Two to Make a Thing Go Right: Gables’ Dynamic Duo

Mrs. Camacho and Mrs. D'Alemberte work hand in hand to bring school spirit throughout the school year.

Amanda Perez, Staff Writer

January 8, 2020

At Gables, many activities and events are coordinated by the staff to help bring school spirit to our student body, all of which wish to commemorate those who continuously work hard to accomplish the best results possible in their academics. Through dances, ceremonies, and in-school gatherings, student...

Cavaliers and Their Uniquely “Odd” Pets

Several students and a teacher are the proud owners of some different yet lovable pets.

Amanda Perez, Staff Writer

January 7, 2020

At Gables, everyone, ranging from students of all grade levels to members of the faculty possess a sort of uniqueness that contribute to what makes the Cavalier family special. To embrace the uniqueness that empowers our school, CavsConnect decided to track down which Cavaliers had, considerably, the...

Sofia Sanz de Acedo: The Journey of Dance

Sofia Sanz de Acedo, a graduate of the CGHS class of 2015, recently became a cheerleader for the Miami Dolphins.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

December 11, 2019

After Sofia Sanz de Acedo finishes the week surrounded by her eager students and literary essays, where she teaches English at Brownsville middle school, she trades in her pens and paper for pom-poms to cheer on the sidelines of the Dolphin's stadium. To others, this contrast may be surprising, but...

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