Miami Lakes Library Programs

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, June 5, 2024

The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering classes.  Most events require preregistration and popular courses may fill up early.  Sign up in advance to avoid being shut out of classes.  To check availability, call the branch at 305-822-6520, email truglioj@mdpls.org or sign up at https://bit.ly/3Wnp6tC. Summer Reading Challenge - Adventure Begins at Your Library  June 1 - Aug....

MDC graduate dreams of building a roller coaster at North Campus

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, June 5, 2024

     Miami Dade College’s North Campus President Fermin Vazquez tells freshmen to dream big when they come to campus.       Hearing that challenge, student Sean Matias brought Vazquez one of the largest ideas the educator has heard to date: to build a fully functional roller coaster, nicknamed Project Thresher.       “I always do a calling out to the students to consider...

Goleman inducts National Honor Society members

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, June 5, 2024

     Barbara Goleman Senior High School held its National Honor Society induction ceremony at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables on April 3. There are nearly 300 students in the school’s chapter.      The NHS officers for the 2023 - 2024 school year gathered on a stage, from left, David Anderson; Valeria Franco; Rosalie Ortega; Gabriel Diaz; Sofia Crissien; Elizabeth Franklin; Klaudya...

Yenisey Cabrera -- Educator and a Realtor with The Keyes Company -- writes a children’s book

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, June 5, 2024

     After spending time with her young niece and nephew, Yenisey Cabrera came up with the premise of her first children’s book, “Snooky’s First Day in a New School.”       The softcover book follows a little brown, black and tan dog named Snooky as he begins classes at a new school.      Snooky must cope with experiences that many kids -- or in this story,...

The Graham Companies awards scholarships as EAB recognizes excellence

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, June 5, 2024

    The Graham Companies, the Town of Miami Lakes and its Education Advisory Board celebrated exceptional students during the third annual Awards of Excellence.       Officials honored 12 students from area schools for their achievements on May 9 at the Roberto Alonso Community Center.       Outstanding Educator of the Year was Alejandro Fuenmayor of Bob Graham Education Center, an award...
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