Friends of Gables High
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FRIENDS OF GABLES: WHO ARE WE?
Friends of Gables High is a not-for-profit volunteer board of Gables alumni and community leaders that care deeply for Gables High, its students, and our community. Friends primary goal is to help students excel in academics, athletics, and the arts in a state-of-the-art facility that will benefit the students and the Coral Gables community.
FOGH grant program
The grant program hopes to occupy the gap between Miami-Dade County Public School resources and the Parent Teacher Student Association’s mini-grants that keep the school maintained. Its most significant project includes the school’s renovation that is currently underway, of which they are a main campaigner. Because of FOGH’s advocacy, Gables and MDCPS has raised the construction budget from 11 million dollars to an impressive 30 million dollars.
campus improvement projects
The Marquee is valued at $35,000; currently, FOGH has received $10,000 from the class of 1971 and $1,000 from the Coral Gables Community Foundation.
REMAINING GAP: $24,000
FOGH wants to improve the teacher’s lounge by installing new cabinets, counter tops, furniture, and appliances. Currently, this project is in the beginning stages and requires full funding.
ESTIMATED BUDGET: $25,000
The completed phase one of this project entailed cleaned pavers, new tables, and landscaping. Phase two is set to install sail shades above the patio area.
ESTIMATED BUDGET: $125K
hall of fame nominations
The Gables Hall of Fame recognizes and honors alumni who have demonstrated excellence in their chosen fields while also continuing the legacy of CGHS by giving back to their community. The Hall of Fame
will also recognize individuals who may not be CGHS graduates but have made significant contributions to the school community.
Do you know a distinguished Gables alumni who should be inducted in the Hall of Fame? Fill out the form attached below.
What’s happening at gables?
Gables is an A Rated School
On July 7th, the Florida Department of Education named Coral Gables Senior High an A-rated school.
CAF & DM students made history as every publication was awarded the All-Florida distinction at the Florida Scholastic Press Association.
The Coral Gables Community Foundation (CGCF) awarded $400,000 in scholarship money to the graduating class of 2022.
THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE
Today, Gables has seven academies to choose from, offering some of the most advanced programs in the county.
Gables’ athletic program has been named in the top five for the last three years out of the 40 district programs.
Every student attending Coral Gables Senior High has the opportunity to find their creative outlet, whether that be through art, music or dance.