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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hantman, Bob Graham attend UTD Foundation Event

Hantman, Bob Graham attend UTD Foundation Event
School Board member Perla Tabares Hantman attended UTD Foundation: Real World Civic Engagement from the Classroom to the Community event on August 4 with former U.S. Senator, Bob Graham, at Lake ...

Tiger Nunez named new Mater Academy principal

Tiger Nunez named new Mater Academy principal
Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem congratulates Tiger Nunez who was recently named the new principal of Mater Academy, replacing Judy Marty, who was promoted to a new position. Nunez was the ...

Mater Lakes Academy students earn top AP scores

The College Board released earlier in the summer the Advanced Placement scores and Mater Lakes Academy received a 72 percent passing rate, the school’s highest ever passing rate.In order to receive a passing score, the AP students must earn a score of 3 or higher in their exam. ...

David Espantoso earns a $10k scholarship award

David Espantoso earns a $10k scholarship award
David Espantoso, a 2017 Mater Academy graduate who is heading to the University of Florida in the fall, was among 11 recipients who earned the International Champions Cup $10,000 scholarship ...

Pace student David Barbier attends HOBY World Fellowship Conference

Pace student David Barbier attends HOBY World Fellowship Conference
David Barbier, a junior at Monsignor Edward Pace High School, was one of over 450 students from around the globe to attend the annual Hugh O’ Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) World Congress ...

Mater’s Larissa Perez wins AP College Board honor

Mater’s Larissa Perez wins AP College Board honor
Mater Academy High teacher Larissa Perez was recognized as a Springboard Teacher of Distinction at the annual AP College Board Conference in Washington D.C.Perez is the first-ever mathematics ...

Ramiro Inguanzo appointed to FSU’s Alumni Board

Ramiro Inguanzo appointed to FSU’s Alumni Board
Miami Lakes resident Ramiro Inguanzo has been appointed to the Florida State University (FSU) Seminole Torchbearers Alumni Board of Directors. The Seminole Torchbearers formally recognizes those ...

Hispanic Chamber presents Golden Eagle Award to STU’s president

The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce honored St. Thomas University president Monsignor Franklyn Casale with the Golden Eagle Award for his 22 years of leadership and service at the college.The Golden Eagle Award is the chamber’s most prestigious award and recognized ...

Mater Academy’s Dayme Delgado inspires M-D County resolution

Mater Academy’s Dayme Delgado inspires M-D County resolution
Impressed with a Mater Academy graduate who was awarded a full scholarship to study theoretical mathematics and aerospace engineering at a prestigious institution, Miami-Dade County Commissioner ...

Pace High School Yearbook Club members attend Yearbookpalooza event

Pace High School Yearbook Club members attend Yearbookpalooza event
Members of Pace High School’s Yearbook Club attended the Yearbookpalooza Summer Workshop in Orlando’s Hotel and Conference Center from July 17 to 19. This annual event was hosted ...

Synergy Summer Institute offers teachers professional development

Synergy Summer Institute offers teachers professional development
Superintendent of Schools Alberto M. Carvalho and Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) administrators and teachers participated in the fourth annual Synergy Summer Institute which provided ...

Pace High School Starlettes attend NDA summer Camp

Pace High School Starlettes attend NDA summer Camp
The Pace High School Starlettes attended the National Dance Alliance (NDA) summer camp at the Westin Fort Lauderdale the week of July 17. The 4-day camp offered the team several days of ...

Goleman Jewels has successful dance camp

Goleman Jewels has successful dance camp
Barbara Goleman Senior High School’s dance team, known as the Jewels, successfully completed a summer dance camp at the National Dance Alliance held in July where the team participated in ...

STU launches new agriculture training program

STU launches new agriculture training program
Local college students pursuing an agriculture career will be doing a lot of digging next semester.St. Thomas University’s School of Science, in collaboration with Florida International ...

Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board holds final SAT and ACT prep classes

It’s not too late to enroll children in the Town’s affordable SAT and ACT prep classes provided by the Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board.There are only two sessions left. SAT prep will be offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 N.. 82 ...

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