The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School


The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School


The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School


The future looks bright for Avery Felix as she receives her admission into Duke.

Avery Felix: Blue Devil on the Horizon

Edgar Perez, Staff Writer Jan 20, 2023

With upwards of 50,000 total applicants every year and an acceptance rate of nearly 6%, Duke University is a prestigious and highly selective college. However, with a little bit of hope and an Early Decision...

Freshman Nicolas Gertzensteins passion for music was visible at the Hispanic Heritage Month Show during lunch.

Strumming His Way Into His Future: Nicolas Gertzenstein

Samantha Gonzalez, Staff Writer Jan 13, 2023

Few Cavaliers have the endurance or tough hands to perform the guitar around the clock. However, the pain is no match for International Baccalaureate freshman and guitarist, Nicolas Gertzenstein. At...

As Julie Maldonado prepares to take on the world, she will always remember her time at the home of the Cavaliers.

The Hard Work Payed Off: Julie Maldonado Questbridge Recipient

Melissa Hernandez, Staff Writer Dec 12, 2022

As seniors prepare to move onto the next chapter of their lives, applying to colleges is not the only concern. In order to graduate with little to no student loans, scholarships are of the utmost importance....

Taking pictures as a hobby, Whalen experiments with her film camera, always being behind the lens.

Behind the Lens: Sarah Whalen

Laura Ridoux, CavsConnect Copy Editor Dec 9, 2022

Scrolling through social media platforms, teens usually try to find themselves amongst posted photos or spotlighted in videos. However, less attention is given to the person who actually takes the pictures,...

JROTC stands for leadership and service, two qualities that sophomore Alejandro Nieves possesses.

Alejandro Nieves Propels Himself into the Future

Andres Rodriguez, Sports Editor Dec 8, 2022

Pointing students towards a life of service, the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps is responsible for educating individuals on future military opportunities. Marching with his squadron, sophomore...

Freshman Gabriel Carrizo determined to keep possession of the ball during the Gables v. South Ridge soccer game.

Gabriel Carrizo: Upcoming Soccer Superstar

Avril Donner, Staff Writer Dec 8, 2022

Following the footsteps of several generations before him, freshman Gabriel Carrizo started playing soccer at the age of three, carrying on his family's tradition. Having ambitious goals as an athlete,...

Drummer Mariana Gutierrez makes her talent heard throughout campus during the Hispanic Heritage Month show.

Making Students Feel Heard: Gables’ Modern Band Sounds Throughout Campus

Marina Astorga, Staff Writer Dec 7, 2022

Before going on maternity leave, Mrs. Espada drummed up the idea of creating a band at Coral Gables Senior High, providing a creative outlet for the Cavaliers. She initially held "tryouts" for students...

Editors in Chief Cheryl Fiffe and Marta Camps-Gonzalez preparing the Christmas tree as an activity part of Catharsis sharing day.

From Prose Editor to Catharsis EIC: Marta Gonzalez-Camps

Jacqueline Rodero, Staff Writer Dec 5, 2022

Alongside Cheryl Fiffe, International Baccalaureate senior, Marta Gonzalez-Camps is one of this year’s Catharsis Co Editor-in-Chiefs.   Catharsis is one of the five publications at Coral Gables...

Student Feature: Angelina Lezcano

Trip Beardslee, Videographer Dec 1, 2022
Senior Angelina Lezcano, participated in the NFTE World Series Innovation challenge and won 3rd place in the world. Lezcano created a website where students can easily find scholarships. She encourages others to stay determined and never give up on their dreams. She wants to remind everyone that anything is possible!
Dainelys Ledesma shows off some of her recent creations for her small business DDs Jewelry.

DD’s Jewelry: Turning a Hobby into a Business

Lorena Acevedo and Jacqueline Rodero Oct 28, 2022

As students strive to find a hobby that will help them cope with the stressors of everyday life, some might find relief in playing a sport such as basketball or soccer, while others immerse themselves...

Catalina Quinteros sweeps the ball during a national team game.

Catalina Quinteros: Conquering the Field

Laura Ridoux and Isabel Donner Sep 13, 2022

While Coral Gables Senior High is full of dedicated student-athletes participating in a variety of sports, one Cavalier has taken her passion for her sport a step further, achieving a spot on a national...

Sophomore Allison DAlincourt continues to set higher ambitions for herself as she hopes to continue her path with the volleyball team.

All About Tallying Up The Score: Allison D’Alincourt Serves Her Way to Success

Aaron Rojas, Staff Writer Sep 9, 2022

Whether it involves scheduling team practices, assisting others, working behind the scenes or even cheering on the players at matches, sophomore Allison D’Alincourt has proven that her role as the team...

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