On October 11, Andrea Graham Rechichi of The Graham Companies was the guest speaker for the students of “Year Up” during their weekly “Friday Feedback” at Miami Dade College’s North Campus.Throughout the fall semester, students that are participating in the Year Up program have weekly sessions where professionals from the business world come in to share their personal career paths as well as other insightful...

Three Pace High students earn national recognition and scholarship opportunities

Education By Katherine Palacio, Special to The Miami Laker Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Three senior students from Monsignor Edward Pace High School received national recognition and the chance to earn scholarships to the colleges or universities of their choice. Nicholas Fernandez reached the “Semifinalist” level for the National Merit Scholar competition. Only one third of the students in this competition are qualified as semifinalists. Semifinalist status is awarded to the highest scoring students in each state....

Spicer named American's Patriot of the Month

Sports By David L. Snelling, The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, November 13, 2013

American High senior Jonathan Spicer is wearing many hats during the 2013-2014 school year. He’s the team captain for the boys’ basketball team for the third consecutive season, and a four-year starter for the upcoming season.And what better way for Spicer to kick off his senior year in basketball than being named Patriot of the Month for November for his accomplishments on the court and in the classroom.The Patriots face district...
Thanksgiving is not complete without a little football and the 5th grade students at Palm Springs North Elementary will hit the gridiron in a classic game to commemorate the holiday of giving thanks.The coed flag football game will pit the Red Team against the Blue Team in the 8th annual Turkey Bowl on Wednesday, November 27, at the school located at 17615 N.W. 82 Avenue.Kick-off starts at 9 a.m. Teachers Kayto Rolle and Melissa Pinna will...
Spanish Lake Elementary has recently partnered with Menchie's of Miami Lakes as part of the Dade Partners Program. The Dade Partners Program seeks to build and formalize relationships between schools and businesses to support education success. "It was such a win-win situation," said past PTA President, Paula Blanco-Ricardo. "SLE's Family Day at Menchie's of Miami Lakes enabled Menchie's to share earned money with our PTA to support the...
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