Board Member Rojas Sponsors Item Requesting Report On Building Safety Protocols At Miami-Dade County Public Schools

On July 14th, the Miami-Dade County Public School Board unanimously approved an item proffered by Coral Gables’ School Board Member Mari Tere Rojas, requesting a report from the superintendent explaining protocols on inspections and evaluations on structural integrity of Miami-Dade…

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Back-To-School Tax Holiday (7/31 to 8/9)

Florida’s back-to-school tax holiday begins this Saturday, July 31st. For ten days, parents will be able to enjoy tax free shopping on certain back-to-school products in preparation for the 2021-2022 school year. According to the Florida Department of Revenue, “consumers…

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Carver PTA Takes Home Florida PTA Advocacy Award

The George Washington Carver Elementary School PTA received its second advocacy award this past week, this time from the Florida PTA for their work with the community to address the controversial construction of a Wawa gas station across the street…

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Jurassic Garden: A Prehistoric Adventure At Fairchild

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (10901 Old Cutler Road) has added a prehistoric flair this summer, attracting children of all ages. “When you visit Jurassic Garden, you’ll not only experience some of the most realistic dinosaurs ever created, you’ll also learn…

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Court Finds City Violated Zoning Code In Settlement Benefiting Developer

The backroom settlement with developers that led to the pending development of a Wawa across the street from George Washington Carver Elementary and Middle School was an eye opener to residents of Coral Gables. As you will remember, the Wawa…

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Commission Meeting Summary (6/8/2021)

Crosswalks At Carver and Ponce Middle Brought up during the Mayor’s Comments, the Commission discussed the need of crosswalks at key locations near George Washington Carver Elementary and Middle School, as well as Ponce Middle School. The Commission directed staff…

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Coral Gables To Host First Family Literacy Festival This Saturday

Looking for plans for this Saturday? Coral Gables has you covered! The City of Coral Gables will host its first annual Family Literacy Festival this Saturday, May 29 from 11:00AM to 4:00PM at the Coral Gables War Memorial Youth Center….

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G.W. Carver PTA Honored With Legislative/Advocacy Award For Work To Stop Wawa

On Saturday, May 15th, the Miami-Dade County PTA hosted its annual spring gala to honor schools and PTAs with several awards. This year’s Legislative/Advocacy Award went to the parents of George Washington Carver Elementary School’s PTA for their work to…

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School Board Member Mari Tere Rojas To Hold Virtual Town Hall Monday (4/26)

On Monday, April 26th at 6:00PM, Miami-Dade County Public School Board Member Mari Tere Rojas will be holding a virtual town hall meeting for parents and stakeholders of Coral Gables area schools. The “event will highlight students and teachers, and…

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School PTSAs And Gables Insider Partner To Sponsor Virtual Candidate Forum

On Thursday, March 18th at 7:00PM, the George Washington Carver Elementary School PTA, Ponce de Leon Middle School PTSA, Coral Gables Senior High School PTSA and Gables Insider will be holding a virtual candidate forum. The forum will present residents…

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