MLEC says goodbye to favorite Joseph Walpole

MLEC says goodbye to favorite Joseph Walpole
Miami Lakes Educational Center (MLEC) is saying goodbye to long-time teacher Joseph Walpole. He spent the last 16 years of his teaching career at MLEC, the longest he’d stayed at any one ...

Cid at Dan Marino Foundation event

Cid at Dan Marino Foundation event
Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid was the guest speaker at the 2019 Dan Marino Foundation Campus graduation ceremony at Miami Lakes Educational Center. The program provides post-secondary education for ...

Jose Marti MAST ranked eighth best in Miami-Dade

Recently the News and World Report ranked Jose Marti MAST (JMMAST) as the eighth best high school in Miami-Dade County among traditional and charter schools. The school has also been ranked 12th amongst all Florida high schools and 27th amongst magnet high schools across America and ...

JetStream Federal Credit Union hosts Future Bankers' Camp

JetStream Federal Credit Union hosts Future Bankers' Camp
JetStream Federal Credit Union once again partnered with the Center for Financial Training (CFT) and Miami Dade College (MDC) for the annual Future Bankers’ Camp Program.The program provides a ...

MDC aviation students awarded Saul and Lois Watson grants

MDC aviation students awarded Saul and Lois Watson grants
Miami Dade College Foundation and the acclaimed Eig-Watson School of Aviation at MDC awarded five students with the prestigious Saul and Lois Eig Watson Scholarship to support their dream of ...

St. Thomas University gets $3 million unrestricted gift from Murphy Foundation

St. Thomas University gets $3 million unrestricted gift from Murphy Foundation
St. Thomas University (STU) was recently awarded a $3 million unrestricted gift from the Frank E. Murphy Foundation to be used to further new initiatives at the college.“We are extremely grateful ...

Two Mater Academy girls are finalists in Project CSGIRLS

Two Mater Academy girls are finalists in Project CSGIRLS
Mater Academy Middle School students Lorena Pita and Sara Pedraja were named finalists for the 2019 Project CSGIRLS Competition for middle school girls.With the assistance of their adviser Michael ...

Spanish Lake Elementary holds graduation and awards ceremony

With cheers and tears, 244 Spanish Lake Elementary (SLE) fifth graders passed on to middle school during two promotion exercises on May 30 and June 1 at Lawton Chiles Middle School.A catered lunch and glow-themed dance and entertainment was held in the SLE auditorium following the ...

Miami Dade College hosts Teen Driver Safety course

Since 2013, Miami Dade College’s (MDC) School of Justice has offered the Advanced Teen Driving Safety Program to help prevent teen accidents. The next session will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, at MDC’s North Campus.The Teen Driving Safety Program is a two-part ...

MLEC's Harbinger editors sign off and turn over to new editors

MLEC's Harbinger editors sign off and turn over to new editors
Four years. That is the actual, chronological, time that we spend in high school. But it is so much more than time spent and – paradoxically – it somehow feels both like a lifetime and over in the ...

Soto twins sign scholarships to play for Broward College

Soto twins sign scholarships to play for Broward College
Bianca and Alyssa Soto signed a two year softball scholarship to Broward College on May 24. The twins have both played for Barbara Goleman for the past four years and are the captains of the team. ...

BGEC closes year with goodbyes to two veteran long-term teachers

BGEC closes year with goodbyes to two veteran long-term teachers
Bob Graham Education Center (BGEC) is closing out the school year and saying goodbye to two long-time teachers, Patrice Wade and Laura Lisowski who will both be retiring this year.Wade began her ...

Bob Graham Education Center hosts art showcase

Bob Graham Education Center hosts art showcase
Bob Graham Education Center held its sixth annual art extravaganza on May 16. Close to 500 original art pieces were exhibited thanks to the creativity of the many talented students. Many family ...

Five MDC students win Wolfson Art Scholarships

Five Miami Dade College (MDC) students and aspiring artists have been honored with the 2019 Frances Wolfson Art Scholarship to support the costs of tuition, books, fees and art supplies.The 2019 scholarship winners are MDC students Andrea Araica, Anthony Campos, Quentin Gibson-Mays and ...

Jose Marti's Scherezda Lozada wins Leader of Tomorrow/Student Involvement Award

Jose Marti's Scherezda Lozada wins Leader of Tomorrow/Student Involvement Award
Jose Marti’s Scherezada Lozada was a finalist and winner of the Miami-Dade County PTA/PTSA Leader of Tomorrow/Student Involvement Award which recognizes students that have made an impact in their ...

Giving Gators awards scholarship to HML graduate Denisse Pino

Giving Gators awards scholarship to HML graduate Denisse Pino
On June 1, the non-profit Giving Gators awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Hialeah Miami Lakes High School (HML) senior Denisse Pino along with a new MacBook Pro, shopping store gift cards and ...

Bob Graham Education Center singers perform in Universal Studios program

Bob Graham Education Center singers perform in Universal Studios program
Bob Graham Education Center was well represented on May 21 when two talented groups of student musicians sang for the second year in a row in the Universal Studios STARS Performance Program. The ...

MDC professor Michael Walton celebrates 50 years

MDC professor Michael Walton celebrates 50 years
Professor Michael Walton is celebrating a 50 year milestone of teaching at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) North Campus. It is estimated he has taught and mentored more than 18,000 students, many of ...

Barbara Goleman reinstates newspaper after eight years

Barbara Goleman reinstates newspaper after eight years
During the summer of 2018, senior Guadalupe Cabrera and junior Chika Ojukwu founded The Vanguard newspaper at Barbara Goleman Senior High (BGSH). This was the first time in eight years since BGSH ...

BGEC eighth-grade students join in college tour around the state

BGEC eighth-grade students join in college tour around the state
A group of 50 eighth-grade students from Bob Graham Education Center (BGEC) participated in the College Offers Unlimited Possibilities (COUP) tour of several colleges in Florida’s State University ...