Winners announced in Miami Lakes photo contest

Winners announced in Miami Lakes photo contest

The Town announced winners of the “Capture a Miami Lakes Moment” photo contest.Jae Kim was the first place winner with a beautiful photo of Picnic Park West.Monique Metzcus placed second with a photo of clouds flying over Lake Katharine.Juan Carlos Garcia’s photo received third place honors for his photo of the beautifully ...

Bill Higgs retires after 35 year career as athletic club director

Bill Higgs retires after 35 year career as athletic club director
Bill Higgs stands at about six feet with impeccable posture as he walks around Shula’s Athletic Club by day as director and by night as member. He blends in with the others, those cycling ...

Back-to-School Tool Kit now online

Miami-Dade County Public Schools will open its doors to more than 350,000 students on Monday, August 21, 2017, to begin the 2017-2018 school year.This year, a new “Back-to-School Tool Kit” was developed to help parents and students have a smooth transition back to school. ...

Florida CFO visits Miami Lakes to study rock blasting operations

Florida CFO visits Miami Lakes to study rock blasting operations
Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis paid a visit to Miami Lakes as part of the state’s plan to study the rock miner’s blasting operations, which residents claim cause ...

Jason Smith, 7, qualifies for Junior Olympics with eyes set on Mars

Jason Smith, 7, qualifies for Junior Olympics with eyes set on Mars
  Seven-year-old Jason Smith asked his father what the rings of Saturn are made of. It was a question whose answer led to only more questions that had to be typed into Google. Jason Smith ...

MLEC’s Sabine Joseph attends Miami Montage 2017

MLEC’s Sabine Joseph attends Miami Montage 2017
It’s not every day that one may find a high school student that exceeds all odds, allowing them to stand out amongst many and accomplish admirable feats. However, Sabine Joseph is one of ...

Pace drama club members visit London for study abroad

Pace drama club members visit London for study abroad
Students from Monsignor Edward Pace’s Drama Club traveled to London this summer for a theatrical study abroad program. Eight students, accompanied by parent and faculty chaperones as well as ...

Back to School News and Notes for Miami Lakes area schools

Back to School News and Notes for Miami Lakes area schools
Miami-Dade County's public schools resume on Monday, August 21 to begin the 2017-2018 school year. Parents and students are urged to register early to avoid processing delays. Two proofs of ...

Student Job fair set for Oct. 7

Miami Lakes Youth Activities Task Force will host the annual Winter Student Job Fair for high school and college students from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 7, at Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 N.W. 82 Avenue.Previous student job fairs have been very successful with over ...

Town prepares to retrofit nearly 900 streetlights with energy saving LED bulbs

Miami Lakes is one of the first municipalities in South Florida to convert all Town-owned streetlights to LED. The project, part of the Town’s strategic initiatives, will replace approximately 900 streetlights throughout Miami Lakes, including standard streetlights (called ...

Graham meets with Civic Engagement students

Graham meets with Civic Engagement students
Students from the Civics Engagement Academy (CEA) at Bob Graham Education Center (BGEC) spent the summer reading and meeting in small groups to prepare for the upcoming school year. This included ...

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