Yenisey Cabrera -- Educator and a Realtor with The Keyes Company -- writes a children’s book

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, June 5, 2024

     After spending time with her young niece and nephew, Yenisey Cabrera came up with the premise of her first children’s book, “Snooky’s First Day in a New School.”       The softcover book follows a little brown, black and tan dog named Snooky as he begins classes at a new school.      Snooky must cope with experiences that many kids -- or in this story,...

The Graham Companies awards scholarships as EAB recognizes excellence

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, June 5, 2024

    The Graham Companies, the Town of Miami Lakes and its Education Advisory Board celebrated exceptional students during the third annual Awards of Excellence.       Officials honored 12 students from area schools for their achievements on May 9 at the Roberto Alonso Community Center.       Outstanding Educator of the Year was Alejandro Fuenmayor of Bob Graham Education Center, an award...

Miami Lakes Library Programs

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, May 17, 2024

The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering classes.  Most events require preregistration and popular courses may fill up early. Sign up in advance to avoid being shut out of classes.  To check availability, call the branch at 305-822-6520, email truglioj@mdpls.org or sign up at https://bit.ly/3Wnp6tC. Dragon’s Egg Craft - Teen Library Advisory Board  Wed., May 15  4 p.m. - 5...

Town council salutes BGEC’s Autism Education Team

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, May 17, 2024

      The Miami Lakes town council honored teachers and paraprofessionals from Bob Graham Education Center during its April 8 municipal meeting.       “This is our portion of our [Autism Spectrum Disorder] staff,” said Principal Yecenia Martinez. “We have an amazing team of specialized teachers. Our program has grown … it’s thanks to these...

How to request a vote-by-mail ballot

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, May 17, 2024

     Voters who cast their ballots by mail must make an annual request for the paperwork.      The deadline to ask for one is Aug. 8 for the Aug. 20 Primary Election and Oct. 24 for the Nov. 5 General Election.      Voters will be able to choose new town council members as well as the next president of the United States.      A voter may make a single request to receive...
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