OLL's cross country team competes at St. Agnes event

Sports Wednesday, September 18, 2013

  On August 29, 55 cross country runners represented Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School at the St. Agnes Invitational in Key Biscayne to kick off the season. All 55 runners finished strong and several Cheetahs were in the top 10 and received medals. In the Primary Boys division (1 mile run), Adam Magoulas (4th grade) finished first overall, and Joshua Kunkel (2nd grade) finished 5th overall. The Primary Boys team also finished 3rd...

American High students spend June visiting European history

Education By Christine Rowan, Special to The Miami Laker Wednesday, September 18, 2013

  American Senior High School’s club, Globetrotters, ventured across the pond in mid June, visiting some of the most historical sights in three of Europe’s acclaimed cities. Five teachers chaperoned twelve students for a 10 day global excursion starting in London, traveling on to Paris, and ending in Barcelona, Spain.  Students arrived via British Airways to London’s Heathrow International Airport.  Greeted...

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...
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