Dedicated school volunteer steps down after 20 years

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, May 19, 2022

     Adriana Schwinghammer is about to retire from a job where her sole reward is the gratification of a job well done.       And she’s been at it – as a volunteer at Miami Lakes K-8 Center ...

Immaculate Concepcion cheerleaders

Community Wednesday, November 13, 2013

The newly selected cheerleading squad for Immaculate Conception Catholic School poses for their first group photo. Under the direction of Amy Cao and Jessica Torre, the team is comprised of an elite group of 69 girls from the 2nd to 8th grades, many who are Miami Lakes area residents, who will cheer on their school and participate in regional cheerleading competitions this school year.
Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School’s Cheetahs had a “Spooktacular” start to their late fall season sports. The Halloween week began with the varsity boys basketball team defeated Immaculate Conception 35-15 on October 28. The following day, the varsity girls basketball team also defeated Immaculate 15-2, and then, on Halloween, defeated St. Patrick’s 19-2 to start the season 2-0 by outscoring their opponents 34-7 in...
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...
Seventh-grade students at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School held special events as part of National Bullying Prevention Week held each October. With a plan to spread the message, the week began with students reading Joe Lawler’s “Bullying.com” about a 7th grade student who must prove to his school principal that he was not part of a cyberbullying incident.“This week, we have challenged ourselves to answer such...

Miami Dancity marks 6th year with expansion

Community Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Miami Dancity Studio announced an expansion of its facilities at 14020-14022 N.W. 82 Avenue in Miami Lakes as it celebrates the start of its sixth year.With the addition of the extra dance studio and office space, Miami Dancity will be able to continue its commitment to provide the best dance education and offer the most variety and versatility of dance class styles in the Miami Lakes area ensuring that dancers can receive all the training...
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