The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

CavsConnect

The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

CavsConnect

Starting with the 2022-23 school year, Florida students from grades VPK through 10 will be switching from FSA to the new FAST test.

Will Another Change in Florida Testing Challenge Students?

Tiffany Beh, Staff Writer September 8, 2022

From the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test in 1998 to the return of the Florida Standards Assessment in 2015, Florida has once again changed the official statewide test mandatory for all Voluntary...

Ms. Phillips resorts to displacing her fourth-period class to a classroom next door due to the lack of substitute teachers.

Are Exams Taking Over Classrooms?

Gabriela Vega, Staff Writer May 29, 2022

Remembering everyday class schedules takes time to get used to, but having a stable learning environment can help students adjust to having a daily routine. Students at Coral Gables Senior High are to...

After a long week of organizing FSA testing schedules, Ms. Andrews sits in her office prepared to tackle what comes next.

Advocate and Alumna: Ms. Andrews

Arianna Hoyos, Features Editor July 14, 2021

Coral Gables Senior High School has a distinct reputation for its “Cavaliers who never left”. Individuals who both attended Gables and returned to work there are part of what makes the school a unique...

FSA Writing: Testing Information

April 9, 2021

Testing Times PHYSICAL STUDENTS ONLY Time Group Activity Location 7:15 am – 7:30 am A Arrival – report directly to testing room. Selected Classrooms in Building...

CavsChat: IB & AP Testing Updates

Gabriel Wagner, CavsTV Staff March 10, 2021

Dear AP and IB students, Testing season is on the horizon, and because of COVID-19, some modifications have been made to existing plans regarding AP and IB exams. For those taking AP exams, depending...

Both the College Board and International Baccalaureate Coordinators recently were informed of testing situations.

Breaking News: IB and AP Testing Plan Updates

Ingrid Moises, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

Due to the uncertainty of this school year, the College Board along with the International Baccalaureate have been hesitant to finalize decisions for their potential testing pathways. On Tuesday Feb. 23,...

IB Testing and Coursework Update for May 2021

Ingrid Moises, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

Succeeding the Advanced Placement testing announcements, the Coral Gables Senior High International Baccalaureate Coordinator Mrs.Van Wyk released the Gables IB testing route for 2021. The IB program gave...

Gables FSA-ELA Testing Q & A

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2021

With the third quarter drawing near, students should be aware of and begin preparing for upcoming exams. If you are scheduled to take the FSA-ELA exam, click here for a Testing Q & A. The document,...

How To Receive a Fee Waiver for the SAT/ACT

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2020

All Juniors and Seniors who are interested in taking the SAT and/or the ACT with a fee waiver should fill out this formal request. It is not too late to receive a fee waiver for standardized tests in 2020! Ms....

Critical Information for Students Taking Advanced Placement Exams

Daniel Toll, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2020

Attention Cavaliers! Attached on this link is important information from the College Board regarding Advanced Placement (AP) exam procedures, including the ways in which tests will be administered and...

Testing Takes a Toll on Teens

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer March 9, 2020

Only a few months ago, the school year began. Now, testing season is fast approaching and yet another April and May are on track to be ruined by standardized testing. While we all have our own opinions...

The most common way to study for the SAT and ACT is by using books, but here are a few more options for those who are wondering which is the best resource to use when studying.

Putting Your Testing Skills to the Test

Maria F. Estrada, Co-Editor-in-Chief September 9, 2018

As the college application season approaches, the angst of standardized testing overwhelms upperclassmen. Most college counselors and companies like Khan Academy and Kaplan suggest studying at least eight...

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