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 ...

Lawton Chiles launches Cambridge Magnet Program

Education By The Miami Laker staff Friday, August 2, 2013

Lawton Chiles Middle School is launching the Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) program for the new school year. The program was brought to Lawton Chiles through the vision, support and involvement of Miami-Dade County Public School Board Chair Perla Hantman-Tabares, superintendent Alberto Carvalho, assistant superintendent Jose Dotres, North Region superintendent Vivian Santiesteban-Pardo and Lawton Chiles...

LBA Academy lists a perfect score in successful EOC examinations.

Education By The Miami Laker staff Friday, August 2, 2013

The founding class of graduates at Latin Builders Association Construction and Business Management Academy Charter High School (LBA Academy) surpassed the state and district averages on the End of Course Examinations (EOC). The school also had a perfect score from an underclassman. A total of 91 percent of students demonstrated mastery of subjects and 100 percent showed increased learning. The cherry on top came from freshman Bryan...

The Town of Miami Lakes: Back-to-School for 2013-2014

Education By The Miami Laker staff Friday, August 2, 2013

Miami-Dade County Public Schools resume on Monday, August 19, for the 2013-2014 school year. Parents and students are urged to register early to avoid processing delays. Two proofs of current address, student's original birth certificate, Student Health Examination form, Florida Certificate of Immunization form, previous school records for grade placement and verification of credits earned, and parent's license are needed for registration. A...

Commissioner Esteban Bovo visits M-D animal shelter as part of 'Working for You'

Community By The Miami Laker staff Friday, August 2, 2013

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Esteban Bovo Jr. continued his “Working for You” campaign with a visit to the Miami-Dade Animal Shelter last month. Bovo joined the Animal Services Department staff on a tour of the facilities to better understand the needs of pets. Animal Services chief of Operations and Enforcement, Kathleen Labrada, led Bovo on a tour of the facility to show him the kennels where animals waiting to be...
The Miami Lakes Optimist Club’s Heat girls 18-and-under All-Star team traveled to Key West in late June for their second annual tournament, finishing 5-0, and repeating as champions for the event. The girls went 3-0 on Saturday, June 29, and 2-0 the following day defeating the Jacksonville Bandits by a score of 8-0. “We had a stellar performance by our three pitchers, Alexis Castroman, Kayleen Romero and Faith...
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