Gators support Giving Gators

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, December 1, 2022

     Members of the Barbara Goleman Senior High School National Honor Society collected travel-size toiletries in November for 200 care packages, on behalf of children whose housing is unstable. The non-profit organization Giving Gators will distribute the packages to students participating in Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Project UP-START.       Shown in the photo from left are...

Miami Lakes Library Programs in December

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, December 1, 2022

   The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering these online and in-person classes. Space is limited, registration may be required. Tai Chi for Beginners  Thurs., Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22. 11 a.m. - Noon. Learn gentle movements to increase strength, flexibility and balance. Call 305-822-6520.  Ages 19+. Florida Licensing on Wheels (FLOW) Fri., Dec. 2  10 a.m. - 2...

Our Lady of the Lakes students fill 1,035 bags with Thanksgiving goodies

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, November 30, 2022

     Seventh and eighth grade students from Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School’s National Junior Honor Society helped fill 1,035 bags with fixings for side dishes to be served at Thanksgiving. The bags of goods donated to the church and school by students and parishioners filled the gym/cafeteria at the school and were to be distributed to needy families by Our Lady of the Lakes, Catholic Charities and other local...

Perla Tabares Hantman retires from school board after 26 years

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, November 30, 2022

     Miami-Dade County Public Schools Board Chair Perla Tabares Hantman has been a constant advocate for educators, parents and students for the past 26 years, and she is retiring with a record of accomplishment on their behalf.       Tabares Hantman, did not seek reelection to her District 4 seat.     “It includes my hometown of Miami Lakes, most of the City of Hialeah, Hialeah Gardens...

Miami Lakes Library Programs through Dec. 3

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, November 16, 2022

The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering these online and in-person classes.  Space is limited, registration may be required. Mad City Money  Wed., Nov. 16  4 p.m. - 5 p.m.  Financial literacy for teens.  During a Game of Life activity, players learn about budgeting and then test their knowledge on whether they can successfully manage their money. Presented by the Dade...
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