Robotics teams to compete at world championship

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, March 18, 2022

      Both Bob Graham Education Center and Lawton Chiles Middle School have a lot to be proud of this spring. The schools will represent Miami Lakes during the VEX IQ Robotics World Championship in Dallas, TX in May.       The teams placed for the Worlds during the March 6 state championships that were held in Pembroke Pines.      The Bob Graham Education Center’s Code Masters team...

Paniagua makes Dean’s List

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, March 17, 2022

Broward College named Christina Paniagua to its dean’s list for the fall, 2021 semester.      “I’m very proud because it’s been tough,” Paniagua, 35, said.      She was referring to juggling her full-time job as an accountant with The Graham Companies.       She is also married to high school sweetheart Daniel Paniagua and is the mother of their...

BGEC student is a published poet

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, March 2, 2022

     The American Library of Poetry has published a poem by Camila Forero in its annual student anthology “Expressions.”      Camila’s poem “Spring” was chosen for the collection. She is a fifth-grade student at Bob Graham Education Center in Miami Lakes and her work is included with writing by students from across the country who are in the third to twelfth...

Lawton Chiles Middle School's team takes 1st prize in SECME competition

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, March 2, 2022

     Students from Lawton Chiles Middle School won 1st place in the 2021 - 2022 SECME Festival and Olympiad Bridge competition held remotely by Miami-Dade County Public Schools on Jan. 29.      The winners shown above are, from left: Kennedy Granville and Agustin Betancourt, both in seventh grade and Amerie Cummings, eighth grade at the school, at 8190 NW 197th St. in Miami.      The students...

School Board members greet superintendent

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, March 2, 2022

     The Miami-Dade County Public Schools Board welcomed new Supt. Jose L. Dotres on Feb. 14.      The board hired Dotres on Jan. 24. He began his career in county schools where he advanced to principal and administrative positions.      Dotres also was a chief academic officer in Broward County Public Schools overseeing funding for Title I and Head Start, and for nine months, deputy...
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