The Town of Miami Lakes: Back-to-School for 2013-2014

Education By The Miami Laker staff Friday, August 2, 2013

Miami-Dade County Public Schools resume on Monday, August 19, for the 2013-2014 school year. Parents and students are urged to register early to avoid processing delays. Two proofs of current address, student's original birth certificate, Student Health Examination form, Florida Certificate of Immunization form, previous school records for grade placement and verification of credits earned, and parent's license are needed for registration. A...

Commissioner Esteban Bovo visits M-D animal shelter as part of 'Working for You'

Community By The Miami Laker staff Friday, August 2, 2013

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Esteban Bovo Jr. continued his “Working for You” campaign with a visit to the Miami-Dade Animal Shelter last month. Bovo joined the Animal Services Department staff on a tour of the facilities to better understand the needs of pets. Animal Services chief of Operations and Enforcement, Kathleen Labrada, led Bovo on a tour of the facility to show him the kennels where animals waiting to be...
Barbara Goleman Senior High School awarded senior Mark A. Osorio with the second annual Coach Rick Quintanilla Scholarship Award, organized and funded in memory of the late Goleman football coach, who lost his battle with cancer in 2011.   “It's with great pride that we continue this tradition as part of Goleman football,” said John Murillo, coach Rick's father and Goleman football coach. “The scholarship began with...

Pace boys'/girls' basketball teams have a busy summer

Sports By The Miami Laker staff Friday, August 2, 2013

The Monsignor Edward Pace High boys’ and girls’ basketball teams participated in a variety of summer activities, including a camp in South Carolina and at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. The Spartans also participated in the Barry University team three-day camp in June and hosted two weeks of camp at its campus. More than 40 campers each week from all over Miami-Dade and Broward counties, including student...

Lakes Soccer now registering

Sports By The Miami Laker staff Friday, August 2, 2013

The Miami Lakes United Soccer Club is currently holding registration for the upcoming fall recreational soccer season and is inviting kids to put their skills to the test against the best competition in South Florida. Kids from ages 4 to 15 can register every Friday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Royal Oaks Park Community Center, 16500 N.W. 87th Avenue. The cost of registration is $125. The season starts, Monday, August 26. ...
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