Bob Graham PTSA allocates $30K in grant money to teacher budgets

Education By R.A. Romero, The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  Bob Graham Education Center's PTSA has found innovative ways to raise funds and disburse them in the past, their last venture successfully equipping every classroom at the school with interactive smart boards. Now, PTSA members are  embarking on their latest undertaking – to disburse grants to teachers who wish to contribute to students in the forms of clubs, activities, and events but find themselves limited by the school...

Miami Lakes Middle adorns entrance with 50th anniversary mural

Featured By David L. Snelling, The Laker staff Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Miami Lakes, a group of art students and their teacher at Miami Lakes Middle School created a mural reminiscent of the 1960s when the area was an area of cow pastures and an immense dairy farm. The giant-sized painting adorns the school’s wall at 6425 Miami Lakeway North near the students pick-up, drop-off point, creating an image to reflect the many academics, magnet programs, sports and...

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....
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