Ariel Criberio is hoping to lead the Goleman Gators to victory during his first year as head football coach. The Gators have already played against the West Broward Bobcats for a preseason game, and Naples Golden Gate for the beginning of the season. “We have more players than ever and we are expecting a great season for varsity and for JV,” said Criberio. Criberio is a former Goleman graduate from the class of 2006, and...

Pace High's football season off to great start with two wins

Sports By Katherine Palacio, Special to The Miami Laker Friday, September 6, 2013

The Pace Spartans football team is off to a great start. They kicked off the season with a defeat against Hialeah-Miami Lakes Trojans 40-0 and then triumphed over Ronald Reagan High on August 29 with a 31-12 win. Head Coach Mario Smith has made it a goal for the team to work on camaraderie and sportsmanship, in addition to practicing crucial skills such as tackling. As a trainer and former professional athlete, Smith understands the...
The Miami-Dade County School Board unanimously approved three items sponsored by chairman Perla Tabares Hantman at a meeting in early August. The  Board is endorsing International Walk Our Children to School Day, Ethical Governance Day and Hispanic Heritage Month all taking place within September and October. The Walk Our Children to School Day initiative promotes safe walking and bicycling to school. "Whether it is walking to...

Miami-Dade College hosts 9/11 memorial

Education Friday, September 6, 2013

Miami Dade College’s North Campus will remember the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a special ceremony at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11. The college, which previously received two steel artifacts from the World Trade Center, will reveal their new permanent homes. “The dedication’s theme – solemnity, reflection, and poignancy – is very befitting of the honor bestowed upon our campus with two...

ML Educational Center receives supplies donation

Education Friday, September 6, 2013

Miami Lakes Educational Center (MLEC) received a charitable donation from Southern Wine and Spirits of Florida on August 15. Southern Wine and Spirits of Florida representatives Maria Gomez and Lisa Goldberg visited the school the morning the donations were dropped off. The Southern Wine and Spirits corporation annually has staff nominate local schools and then vote on the school which will receive donations. This school year, MLEC...
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