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Should Teachers Have a Say in the Reopening of Schools?

As our government scrambles to decide whether or not to open reopen schools, they seem to leave teachers out of decision making even though they're the ones that will be heavily impacted.

Lauren Gregorio, Opinion Editor

August 17, 2020

With summer coming to an end and the 2020-2021 school year beginning, states are scrambling to determine whether it is safe to reopen campuses in person. Unfortunately, in many of these states, governmental officials with the backing of the president are pressuring school districts to reopen, as they believe ...

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...

Getting to Know the Behind the Scenes Cavalier Team

The behind the scenes team at Coral Gables Senior High may not be well-known to all students, but their presence is felt throughout the entirety of our school campus.

Maria Puyana, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

For nearly 70 years, Coral Gables High School (CGHS) has been a second home not just to students, but to faculty as well. While a lot of the work done behind the scenes may oftentimes go unnoticed, there are several remarkable faculty and staff members that work restlessly to ensure success across all...

Teachers Protest Education System in California

California teachers go on strike for better salaries, resources, and smaller class sizes.

Adriana Castro, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

As the Los Angeles education funding plummeted, teachers and staff grew restless at the lack of funding for necessary resources in schools. This week, more than 30,000 teachers and their supporters gathered in downtown Los Angeles to strike for educational justice. The strike begun on Monday Jan. 14...

Florida Referendum on Teacher Pay

The current chair of the PAC supporting the law speaks at a local school

Pablo Hanono, Lifestyle Editor

November 24, 2018

Florida, apart from being synonymous with beaches and long vacations, is famous for its heated elections. Whether they be national or statewide elections, Florida's demography creates consistently razor-thin margins between candidates. Despite Miami-Dade County's predictable voting behavior, 68% of voters...

Open House- Parents Become Students for One Eventful Night

Biology teacher Eric Molina introduces parents to his classroom structure.

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

  Wednesday, Oct. 3 was the annual open house event for all parents and students. Parents had an opportunity to get to know all of their children's teachers and the classroom environment that they are in every day. The parents visited each of the student’s classes, where the teachers gav...

A Historical Celebration

A Historical Celebration

Guilliana Garces, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

After a busy year preparing for the history End-of-Course (EOC) exams, Cavalier teachers Carlos Diaz and Alysia D'Alemberte thanked their students for their hard work by holding a celebration in honor of those who passed the test. The event was held Sept. 20 in the school's auditorium and welcomed...

Should Teachers Discuss Controversial Topics?

With so many controversial topics up in the air, people can't help but wonder if teachers should be allowed to address such topics in a classroom setting.

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018

Teachers are often the first people, apart from parents, to educate children on controversial topics. They act as second parents, guiding and, at times, inadvertently molding children to think and behave in a certain way. With this in mind, the amount of influence teachers should have over their students...

West Virginia Teachers Go on Strike!

The districts in red display where all schools in the district are closed.

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Starting on Feb. 22 of 2018, teachers across the entire state of West Virginia began a strike that would last for more than a week, resulting in the closing of every public school in the state. All of this was caused by the teacher's simple request for a 5% increase in their pay, which was not received...

Should Teachers Be Allowed To Carry Guns?

It is a popular dispute, leading as a national trend, to worry about gun safety. Many wonder if it would be better to give teachers firearms to defend students in an emergency, or if to just let them teach.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

Since the shocking news of the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School, Coral Gables Senior High, along with other public schools in Miami, has dedicated its time to implementing a stricter code of conduct for students- along with a change in uniform policies and the time teachers release children f...

Let’s Get Down to Business with Mrs. Carranza

Mrs. Carranza is one of the most dedicated teachers Gables has!

Yeileny Lopez, Opinion Editor

November 12, 2017

As many students know, Gables is full of wonderful teachers that make the high school experience more bearable. From her loving attitude to her commitment, Gables is proud to present Mrs. Carranza as the Teacher of the Year. For those who do not know her, Mrs. Carranza is the Lead Teacher of the Academy...

Un Año de Novedad

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

Orestes Garcia, Staff Writer

August 27, 2017

El curso escolar 2017-2018 en nuestra escuela Coral Gables Senior High, ha sido premiado con la llegada de nuevos maestros, los cuales vienen preparados y capacitados para brindar sus conocimientos y novedosas técnicas a todos los estudiantes. Tatiana Battisti es nuestra nueva profesora de italiano. Cur...

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