School district discusses reopening plans

Education By Megan Jacobo, Reporter Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The school board of Miami-Dade County approved reopening plans Wednesday during a virtual meeting. Parents are offered a choice between sending their children back to school or continue learning from home in 2020 - 2021.Classes will resume Aug....

Local wrestlers sign with St. Thomas University

Education Wednesday, July 1, 2020

St. Thomas University signed several athletes for its inaugural wrestling team, including Barbara Goleman Senior High’s Maximo Fernandez and Mater Lakes Academy’s Reynaldo Rivera. Fernandez plans to enroll in the school’s sports...

Goleman student wins United Way’s Outstanding Youth Award

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, July 1, 2020

When Christa Curry was very young, her mother worried that her only child might grow up to be spoiled or entitled. Instead, Christa, 16, who will be a junior at Barbara Goleman Senior High School in the fall, has grown up to become a selfless...

Silver Knight winner’s career goal: Music therapist

Education By Megan Jacobo, Reporter Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Gabriel Perez plays several instruments and has used music to support impoverished classmates and to brighten the lives of elders, children and the community with his performances. The judges of the 62nd Annual Silver Knight Awards recognized...

Couple offers scholarship, internship to marketing, business students

Education By Megan Jacobo, Reporter Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The founders of a subscription jewelry business who have ties to Miami Lakes are offering a chance for a low income or minority student to win a MacBook computer and an internship. The contest, which also comes with an annual $2,000 grant for...

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