Miami Lakes Branch Library schedules Nov. events

Education Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  Miami Lakes Branch Library has the following programs available for the public during November: For Children: Family Game Day! – Come to the library and enjoy time with your family playing board games. For all ages. Meets at 3 p.m. on Saturdays, November 9 and 23. Reading Ready Toddler Storytime – Stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. For ages 18 months to 3 years old. Registration required....
  On November 20, the Penn Libraries at the University of Pennsylvania, will celebrate the official naming of the “Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts,” the final capstone in its $17 million capital campaign to renovate the 5th and 6th floors of the Van Pelt – Dietrich Library Center. The new 27,000 square-foot space is named for Jay I. Kislak and his family and is funded through ...

Hantman attends Goleman driver safety event

Education Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  Miami-Dade County School Board chair Perla Tabares Hantman hosted a Teen Driver Event at Barbara Goleman Senior High School on October 17 to bring awareness to the dangers of distracted driving, including texting while driving. This is one of Hantman’s safety initiatives to encourage parents, young drivers, lawmakers and educators to work together to change risky driving behaviors. She is joined by Goleman principal Joaquin P....

Monsignor Pace High presents Cervantes Awards

Education By Katherine Palacio, Special to The Miami Laker Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  This year, Monsignor Edward Pace High School recognizes both a teacher of the year, Cervantes Award recipient, and a student Cervantes Award winner. Jeffrey Sanchez received the Cervantes Award for Teacher of the Year, and Christopher Gonzalez, class of 2015, received third place in the Cervantes Outstanding Student Essay Contest. Sanchez has worked at Pace for 23 years. He has worn many hats during his time there – track and...
  Miami Lakes K-8 Center has received the first Monarch Waystation Certification in Miami-Dade County for elementary and middle schools. Miami Lakes K-8 Center’s PTSA and the Girl Scouts Troop #500 have collaborated to create a Certified Monarch Butterfly Waystation 7273 called “Home of the Monarchs.” Each fall, hundreds of millions of Monarch butterflies migrate from the United States and Canada to Mexico and...
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