BGEC students score at Robotics contest

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, February 29, 2024

     Bob Graham Education Center’s robotics teams showed off their skills during a contest at Miami Dade College’s North Campus. At the Feb. 3 SECME Competition hosted by Miami-Dade County School’s science and math department, three BGEC teams took 1st place in two events and won 2nd place in one category.       The University of Florida created a SECME program (which focuses on science,...

Miami Lakes Library Programs

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, February 29, 2024

The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering classes.  Most events require preregistration, call the branch at 305-822-6520 or email truglioj@mdpls.org. Healthy Air Fryer Treats Wed., Feb. 28 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Lean how to make healthier versions of tasty treats during a hands-on class. Materials provided. Made possible by the Town of Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board. Ages 12+ All About...

BGEC Student Does the Right Thing!

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, February 29, 2024

     Do the Right Thing of Miami, Inc. and the City of Miami Police Dept. honored students who go above and beyond at school and in their communities during a ceremony in January.      Recognized was Natalie Garcia, a seventh grader at Bob Graham Education Center in Miami Lakes. The organizations gave Natalie the award after she showed compassion and cared for a younger student at her...

BGEC Band performs at festival

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, February 16, 2024

     Bob Graham Education Center’s Advanced Band participated in the Florida Bandmasters Association Solo and Ensemble Festival.        Seven students along with teacher Carlos Perez traveled to Coral Reef Senior High School in southwest Miami-Dade County on Feb. 2 to play with hundreds of middle and high school students from across the county.       All seven students...

Parking on swale along NW 170th St. draws scrutiny from councilman, residents and police

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, February 16, 2024

      The quarter-mile walking trail along Northwest 170th Street is bordered by a canal on the south side and what has become an illegal parking lot on the swale on the north side.       A resident’s complaint to the SeeClickFix app prompted the town on Feb. 1 to post No Parking signs along the swale.            Miami-Dade Police officers warned drivers -- who have been...
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