Florida City Government Week winners

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, November 4, 2022

     During Florida City Government Week, the Town of Miami Lakes asked students in local schools to write creative stories about a bull named Cornwall who escapes his barn.       Three second graders from Miami Lakes K-8 Center won the contest.       Teacher Lizet Colet and her students Lily Martinez, at left, Maximiliano Medina, at center and Riley Lavery, at right, all...

Miami Lakes Library Programs in November

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, November 3, 2022

The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering the following online and in-person classes. Space is limited. In most cases, you must register in advance. Homework Help & Tutoring Program -- In Person Funded in part by The Children’s Trust Sat. Nov. 5, 12, 19, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Certified teachers meet students in small groups to tutor them in reading, math and science. Grades...

Constitution Day at Town Hall

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, October 20, 2022

  A forum to discuss the U.S. Constitution and promote student involvement in civic life was held Sept. 16 at Miami Lakes town hall.      Sponsored by the EPIC Foundation and Mayor Manny Cid, it was organized by Maurits Acosta, a sophomore at Hialeah Miami Lakes Senior High School, founder of the Virtutem Populo civics organization and vice chair of the Youth Activities Task Force. Speakers were Bob Brazofsky, executive...

Miami Lakes Library Programs through Nov. 5

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, October 20, 2022

    The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering the following online and in-person classes.  Space is limited. In most cases, you must register in advance.      Free 2022 Hurricane preparation guides are available at all branches. Homework Help & Tutoring Program -- In Person Funded in part by The Children’s Trust Sat. Oct. 22, 29, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. - 1...

Town Foundation awards $50,000 in grants

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, October 19, 2022

      The Town Foundation of Miami Lakes has chosen grant recipients for 2022.       The Foundation is supported by the Miami Lakes Food and Wine Festival, which donated $50,000.        The festival was co-founded by Realtor Lynn Matos and restaurateur Giuseppe Zuozo, and the next one will be held Feb. 4, 2023 at Optimist Park.       Residents, teachers and local...
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