Standing tall for education

Sports By Megan Jacobo, Reporter Thursday, January 2, 2020

Special projects at area schools that ranged from gardening, robotics and mental health awareness to theater and cheerleading received grants from the town of Miami Lakes’ Education Advisory Board and the Miami Lakes Town Foundation. The...

BGEC names outstanding teachers

Education Thursday, January 2, 2020

Bob Graham Education Center is recognizing two of its teachers. Jennifer Leal-Mansito, above, was named Teacher of the Year for the 2019-2020 school year. Leal-Mansito attended public schools in Miami-Dade County and began teaching at BGEC in...

FIU diver headed to Tokyo Olympics

Sports By David Snelling, Reporter Thursday, January 2, 2020

Florida International University diver Maha Gouda is headed to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo this summer. The sophomore qualified to represent her home country of Egypt in the Olympics 10-meter platform diving event after she won a gold medal in...

Goleman revives girls basketball program

Education By David Snelling, Reporter Thursday, January 2, 2020

Clyde Glover has coached girls high school basketball for 30 years and enjoys building winning teams. In two decades at Monsignor Edward Pace High School, the Lady Spartans won three state championships in 2002, 2003 and 2005 under his...

Students win math, computer science awards

Education Thursday, January 2, 2020

Three sixth graders from Miami Lakes K-8 Center placed third in the Sixth Annual Innov@te-CTEC Coding Competition, held Dec. 7 at Miami Dade College’s Wolfson campus. Anthony Gonzalez, Daniel Jorge and Christopher Diaz are shown left to...

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