Tabares Hantman chosen again to lead board

Miami Lakes resident Perla Tabares Hantman was reelected chair of the Miami-Dade County School Board for the 2019-2020 school year.  It is the 12th time she was chosen for the leadership role, her office said. Board member Dr. Steve Gallon III was elected vice chair on Nov. 20....

Giving Gators Meal Drive feeds 100+ families

Giving Gators Meal Drive feeds 100+ families
The Giving Gators annual Thanksgiving Meal Drive helped families enjoy the holiday with a complete, traditional meal.The charitable group put together boxes that held all the fixings, including...

OLL students walk a runway for charity

OLL students walk a runway for charity
Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School in Miami Lakes held its 23rd annual children’s fashion show and luncheon to raise tuition for families in need as well as to support the...

Comcast Scholarship

Florida seniors now is your chance to apply for a scholarship from Comcast! Applications will be accepted until Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. The one-time $2,500 scholarship is funded by the Comcast NBCUNIVERSAL Foundation and is to be used toward undergraduate education-related expenses only.To...

OLL students walk a runway for charity

OLL students walk a runway for charity
Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School in Miami Lakes held its 23rd annual children’s fashion show and luncheon to raise tuition for families in need as well as to support the school’s...

Tabares Hantman chosen again to lead board

Tabares Hantman chosen again to lead board
Miami Lakes resident Perla Tabares Hantman was reelected chair of the Miami-Dade County School Board for the 2019-2020 school year. It is the 12th time she was chosen for the leadership role,...

School rewards honor roll achievers with sweet stuff

School rewards honor roll achievers with sweet stuff
“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!” Lawton Chiles Middle School celebrated on Nov. 8 students who made the honor roll during the first quarter of the school...

Mater Lakes Academy Thespians present musical “Narnia”

Mater Lakes Academy Thespians present musical “Narnia”
The Mater Lakes Academy’s Thespians will present “Narnia” at Miami-Dade College’s North Campus. The musical will present thrilling battles, a dynamic score and a...

Checkmate! Miami Lakes kids make smart moves

Checkmate!  Miami Lakes kids make smart moves
Opponents faced strong competition against students from Miami Lakes and area schools who competed in recent chess matches.Our Lady of the Lakes entered 27 students in the 2019 National Chess...

Bobcats to perform at Tampa convention

Bobcats to perform at Tampa convention
Seven students from Bob Graham Education Center will travel to Tampa in January to participate in a convention of the Florida Music Educators Association.After surviving astrenuous audition...

Swamp Shifters win at Homestead

Swamp  Shifters win at Homestead
The Barbara Goleman Senior High School’s Swamp Shifters robotics club took home second place in a FormulaAutomobile Racing Association competition on Oct. 19 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.The club...

Miami Lakes K-8’s Honor Society members share Halloween fun

Miami Lakes K-8’s Honor Society members share Halloween fun
Honor Society members Branley Borrego, Isabella Garcia and Giuliana Ladeira were among Miami Lakes K-8 Center students who brought more than 100 Halloween costumes toBranches Community Center in...

Knights of Columbus sponsor athletic contests in Miami Lakes

A “free throw and soccer championship” for boys and girls is set for Saturday, Nov. 9 at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School.The Knights of Columbus is sponsoring the free event from 9 a.m. - noon at 6600 Miami Lakeway North, Miami Lakes.Kids ages 9 - 14 maycompete. Lunch will be...

‘It’s no joke!’ Threats rise against schools

Threats made against schools, employees or students are increasing, and Miami-Dade County Public Schools says it will not tolerate such acts.Parents should be aware that threats – whether spoken, made over social media or even written on a bathroom wall – can be prosecuted as a felony...

Childcare offered on teacher planning days

Kids camps are available for teacher planning days, part of a town partnership with the YMCA.On Oct. 25, Nov. 4, Nov. 11 and Nov. 27, there will be sports, health and wellness programs, games, arts and crafts and tutoring offered.To register a child to attend sessions at the...

LCMS honors respectful students

LCMS honors respectful students
Lawton Chiles Middle School is celebrating the value of respect during the month of October.Teachers recognized six students for excelling at their schoolwork, for having great attitudes in class...

Apply for Magnet Programs

Miami-Dade County Public Schools is accepting applications to its Magnet programs for the 2020-2021 school year.Applications will be accepted until Jan. 15.Students may choose from 384 programs offered at 114 schools across the district.Magnet programs offer unique studies that focus...

‘Walk our children to school day’ at HGE

‘Walk our children to school day’ at HGE
There was some serious star power for the kids at Hialeah Gardens Elementary School as they marked “Walk Our Children to School Day” on Oct. 1.Lady Liberty (4th grader Diana Vazquez) was joined by...

Young writer enjoys civic duties

Young writer enjoys civic duties
Rakia Walker briefly traded the drama of theater for the spectacle of politics last summer.The Barbara Goleman Senior High School graduate interned last summer for Miami-Dade CountyCommissioner...

Kids aid Bahamian storm victims

Kids aid Bahamian storm victims
South Florida children know the devastation a storm can bring. After Hurricane Dorian destroyed parts of The Bahamas on Labor Day weekend, students from at least two schools gathered supplies to...

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