Goleman marks '12-'13 school year accomplishments

Education By Roselind Romero, The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, September 18, 2013

  Barbara Goleman has a lot to celebrate. The National Academy Foundation named the academies of Finance and Hospitality and Tourism at Goleman as model academies and the school has seen a variety of areas increase in benchmark successes, not including the advances their Cambridge program has made after only two years since its induction. The academies work with hotels, credit unions, State Farm, and car dealerships which sponsor the...

Pace High's grandparents' mass showcases importance of families

Education By Maya Lora, Special to The Miami Laker Wednesday, September 18, 2013

  Monsignor Edward Pace High School hosted a grandparents' mass and breakfast to give students a wonderful opportunity to spend the morning with some of the most vital people in their lives. The mood in the air on August 10 was easily identified as heart-warming as the families sat, prayed, and ate together. The Pace Chapel was the best place imaginable to hold this event as it unites different generations since Pace is,...

School Board approves several Hantman initiatives

Education Wednesday, September 18, 2013

  The Miami-Dade School Board unanimously approved two agenda items proposed by chair Perla Tabares Hantman endorsing October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month throughout Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) and National Teen Driver Safety Week on October 20-26. There were an estimated 230,480 new cases of breast cancer among U.S. women in 2011. Among these, 15,330, were Florida women alone, of which 2,690 would succumb to...

MLMS Project Citizen wins for sixth consecutive year

Education By R.A. Romero, The Miami Laker staff Friday, September 6, 2013

Miami Lakes Middle School’s Department chair of Social Studies, Lisa DeYarza, has once again led her students to success at the District, State and National Project Citizen competition, hosted by the Center for Civic Education. This is the sixth consecutive year of state championships the Miami Lakes Middle students have won. The school continued forward after state competitions and was honored with a Superior Achievement at the...

Chaminade-Madonna College hosts Bunco Party

Education Friday, September 6, 2013

Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory is hosting a Bunco Party in the high school’s cafeteria on Saturday, September 14. Food and beverages will be serve starting at 6 p.m. with Bunco beginning at 7 p.m. Entrance fee is $20 (pre-sale) and $25 at the door which includes the game, food and refreshments. Prizes will be awarded to the winners. All funds raised will contribute to the success of the Chaminade-Madonna “Back to...
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