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Gables’ New Groove

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

Teacher by day, opera singer by night, Krystal Espada is a woman of many talents. Although  it is her first-year teaching in the public school system, it is definitely not her first time at Gables.  Espada is a Gables alumna and is now tackling the role of high school music director. Gables is s...

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...

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...

Mr. Furnora Continues to Lead the Charge as a Cavalier

Mr. Furnora continues to celebrate his 60 years of service at Coral Gables Senior High.

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Coral Gables Senior High is filled with many remarkable individuals that have served the school for a long time, one of these figures being Mr. Furnora. He has been with Gables for 60 years, working as a substitute, a full-time teacher, a football coach and a counselor. Mr. Furnora first got hired...

A Year of Novelty

The new teachers excited to take on the 2017-2018 school year.

Vanessa Grau, Staff Writer

September 3, 2017

In the 2017-2018 school year, Coral Gables Senior High has been gifted with the arrival of many new teachers, who come prepared and trained to offer their knowledge and techniques to new students. Tatiana Battisti is our new Italian teacher. She completed her bachelor’s degree at Roma Tre University...

Bienvenue à Madame Rouit!

Mrs. Rouit teaches students how to conjugate verbs in front of her pink walls.

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016

This school year, Gables is welcoming the newest addition to the foreign language staff. Get to know Mme. Rouit, who is looking forward to a successful year of teaching French at Gables. Q: What is your name and what do you teach here at Gables? A: My name is Madame Rouit and I teach French; I...

Around the World with Ms. Cosgrove

Ms. Cosgrove can always be found teaching an interesting lesson.

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer

March 28, 2016

Ms. Cosgrove, AP Human Geography teacher, is known for informing her students on interesting world issues such as the negative effects of underdevelopment in Africa or the problems with the food industry right here in the United States. She always provides an interesting perspective on topics that s...

Ms. Furnari: Classroom to Courtside

Algebra Teacher Sherry Furnari analyzing game statistics before and during the basketball game.

Amanda Pallas, highlights contributor

February 11, 2016

Known as a math teacher here at Gables, Ms. Furnari is known as a Miami Heat statistic person when she steps onto the court at the American Airlines Arena.  Here,  Furnari shares her dedication to math both inside and outside of school. Q: For how long have you been working at Gables? A: This is my 31...

Mrs. Armenteros: A Lover of Literature

Mrs. Armenteros is really passionate about her students and their learning.

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

January 7, 2016

Mrs. Armenteros is an IB and honors English teacher at Coral Gables Senior High. She is a lover of literature. Armenteros was fortunate to spend a semester abroad studying at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon- Avon, the birth place of William Shakespeare. Armenteros loves to read, going...

Experience Art with Ms. Stapleton

Ms. Stapleton placing students' clay pieces in the kiln.

Lane Morris, Staff Writer

May 28, 2015

For those who don't know Ms. Stapleton, she is the teacher that houses Gables' very own ceramics classes. Interested in Ms. Stapleton's passions, we decided to get to know her even more. Q: How long have you been teaching at Gables? A: I've been here about sixteen years. Q: What was your college...

Gables is where I want to be: De Armas

Mr. De Armas is happy he came to teach at Gables.

Lane Morris, Staff Writer

February 8, 2015

Q: Please state your name and profession. A: My name is Oscar De Armas, or Mr. De Armas, and I am a high school teacher. Q: Did you always know you wanted to be a teacher? A: No, not always, but over time it just made more and more sense. Q. Why and when did you start teaching? A: I became...

Mrs. DePaola Does It All

Mrs. DePaola teaching her 12th grade class.

Hilda Delgado, Staff Writer

October 8, 2014

Usually, teachers are thought to have a boring life inside and outside of school. Mrs. DePaola, a teacher at Gables, has defeated this stereotype. As the Class of 2015 sponsor, Interact adviser and English teacher, Mrs. Depaola is very engaged in all that Gables has to offer. She has anything but a...

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