MLK-8 Center musicians perform solos at regional events

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, March 1, 2023

     Four students from Miami Lakes K-8 Center performed at the Florida Bandmasters Association and Florida Orchestra Association District 16 solo and ensemble events held Jan. 28 and Feb. 4 at Robert Morgan Educational Center and Coral Reef Senior High School, both in Miami. A professional judge rated students’ technique as they played solos. Eighth-grader Sabella Scavuzzo on violin and seventh graders Adriana Blanco on...

SAS, Miami Dade College North host math challenge

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, February 16, 2023

     The School for Advanced Studies partnered with Miami Dade College North Campus on Jan. 28 to host the 3rd Annual Middle School Math Invitational. Fifteen middle schools and K-8 centers participated in the contest.       Daniel Hagan, a 7th grade student from Lawton Chiles Middle School, was the best individual performer from Miami Lakes. He took home third place in his grade level.   ...

MLK-8 Center students' art displayed at STEAM Expo

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, February 16, 2023

     Digital artists from Miami Lakes K-8 Center participated in Miami-Dade County Public School’s contest, “Pixelating the Future Super Legends of STEAM.” This contest was open to all students in grades 6 -12. They were asked to design a page that included the district’s very own Cody the Codebot.  Four of the MLK-8 students -- Nadia Otero, 8th grade; Janai Estevez, 8th grade; Sophia Rueda,...

Mater Lakes Future Business Leaders to compete in Orlando

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, February 16, 2023

     Mater Lakes Academy Middle and High School’s Future Business Leaders of America club is to compete at a state leadership conference in Orlando in March.     The students performed successfully against 11 charter and private high schools in Miami-Dade County during December and January to be able to represent District 25 next month. They succeeded with their online submissions and test results in numerous...

Miami Lakes Library Programs in February

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, February 16, 2023

 The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering these in-person classes.  Heroes in My House: A Magical Journey Through Black History Presented by Fantasy Theatre Factory Wed., Feb. 15   4 p.m. – 5 p.m. This comedy has original music and dancing and celebrates the contributions of Black Americans. Made possible by the Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board.  Teen Crafty...
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