Our Neighborhoods: Miami Lakes Business Center

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, January 19, 2023

     In the neighborhood near Miami Lake’s Picnic Park East is the Miami Lakes Business Center.       The blue office building in the 15200 block of Northwest 60th Avenue is smaller than some of the...

Cultural Affairs Committee changes leadership

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 20, 2023

     Neill D. Robinson, the longtime chair of the Miami Lakes Cultural Affairs Committee, resigned from the volunteer position in December, citing business opportunities that would take time away from the group.      The town announced new leadership for the committee.      The chair is Felicia Salazar; Vice Chair is Madeline Santana and Secretary is Trinette Zarran.

National College Fair coming to Miami March 5

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 20, 2023

     The 2023 Miami National College Fair is set for March 5.      Students can preregister for the fair, at https://bit.ly/3CI0fZW.        Registered attendees can print out a confirmation with a bar code to use at the fair as an electronic ID, and to request information from schools that will be at the fair.      Representatives from nearly 200 colleges and...

Town of Miami Lakes, The Graham Companies offer Future Leaders Scholarships

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 20, 2023

     High school seniors may apply for Miami Lakes Future Leaders Scholarships.      Two $1,500 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors who live in town.      The deadline to apply is April 7.       The application package should include an essay of up to 750 words that describes how the student hopes to make the world a better place.      ...

Goleman hosts mock trial contest for middle schools

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 20, 2023

     Barbara Goleman Senior High School in Miami Lakes has two courtrooms on its campus, and is where it hosted its first mock trial competition for area middle schools.       Competing schools included Bob Graham Education Center, which won first place; County Club Middle School, which took second, and Miami Lakes K-8 Center and Hialeah Gardens Middle School.       Awards were...

BGEC students ace exams

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, January 20, 2023

      Nine students at Bob Graham Education Center in Miami Lakes received perfect scores on standardized tests, the school said in November. The students received the scores on the 2022 Florida Standard Assessment and End of Course Assessment exams taken last spring in several subjects, including English Language Arts, math, science and civics.         “We are so very proud of these Bobcats,”...
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