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...

Words United IV recruits South Florida teen poets

Education By Roselind Romero, The Miami Laker staff Friday, September 6, 2013

Five renowned poets gathered once again at the Main Street Playhouse on August 25 for a spoken word performance, the fourth time they visited, thus the name "Words United IV." The performers plan to visit Miami Lakes again in February 2014. Main Street Players officials Dennis and Clara Lyzniak had only words of praise for the poets. The artists included Asia, Lizz Straight, Bluz, G(eorge Yamazawa), and Bertrand "Da Younsta" Boyd II. ...

HML's Kenon Lawhorne optimistic for season

Sports By David L. Snelling, The Miami Laker staff Friday, September 6, 2013

Hialeah Miami Lakes’ season-opening loss to Miami High (19-13) in overtime was a learning experience for a young Trojans team, as the players were searching for their identity on the football field. The arduous task for the sophomore-dominated team is to win more games this season, especially in a new and considerably competitive district after competing as an independent school for the past three seasons. But the Trojans played...

Dade Christian on road to repeat championship run

Sports By David L. Snelling, The Miami Laker staff Friday, September 6, 2013

The last time Dade Christian’s football team was on the field, the players’ resilient performance merited a standing ovation from the flash-bulb popping crowd following the state championship game. The cheers reached a crescendo, as the team hoisted the trophy but the opposing team got the bigger plaudit and accolade.  The Crusaders lost the championship game 28-10 after leading the first two quarters, but the team...
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