Bob Graham Cheerleaders in 'Making Strides' Walk-a-thon

Education Wednesday, December 4, 2013

  Bobcat Cheerleaders from Bob Graham Education Center, along with their parents, rallied up for the “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk-A-Thon” held at Marlins Park in early November. The cheerleaders are committed to becoming more involved in their community and volunteering their time to bring awareness to a great cause. “I am very proud of this dedicated group of young ladies for their activism,” said...

Hialeah Gardens observes 'Smoke-Out'

Education Wednesday, December 4, 2013

  Miami-Dade County School Board chair Perla Tabares Hantman joined students from Hialeah Gardens Senior High School as they took a pledge to remain tobacco free during the American Cancer Society’s “Great American Smokeout.” Recent date from the Surgeon General shows that one out of four high school students is a tobacco smoker. Alarmingly, every day nearly 4,000 children between the ages of 12 and 17 naively will try...

Lawmakers move to provide one gender-specific school

Education Wednesday, December 4, 2013

  State Representative Manny Diaz Jr. (R-Hialeah) and Senator Anitere Flores (R-Miami-Dade) have proposed legislation (HB 313) that would incentivize school districts to designate one elementary school as a “Gender-Specific School.” The Gender Specific School would have grade level boy’s classes and grade level girl’s classes in core subject areas. “All of our students learn differently, we want to...
  On Thursday, October 31, a 15-year-old sophomore, Devon Octave, was in wrestling practice and collapsed. Mater Lakes Academy coach Brandon Neifeld called 911 immediately and sent for administration. The principal, Rene Rovirosa and security guard, Alexis Brunet began performing CPR on the student. When fire fighter  paramedics arrived at the scene, he had stopped breathing and his pulse was lost. He was clinically dead for seven...

Pace students, alumni join forces for Open House

Education By Maya Lora, Special to The Miami Laker Wednesday, December 4, 2013

  On November 16, Monsignor Edward Pace High School hosted its annual Open House to show potential new parents and students what being a Spartan is all about. Through an opening movie, delicious breakfast, and tours, incoming freshmen experienced what Pace High School has to offer them. Pace High School’s Open House is unique because it isn’t just run by the principal, Ana Garcia and faculty. Current students and proud Pace...
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