Executive is Principal for the Day at Spanish Lake Elementary School

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 7, 2022

     A parent whose children once studied at Spanish Lake Elementary School returned to campus at 7940 NW 194th St. on Dec. 7 to serve as Principal for the Day. Monica Marquez, manager of commercial financial operations for Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits of Florida, wrote to the administration to praise the “level of care and love shown to the children” and said, “I cannot fill your shoes, but I am forever...

A $30,000 gift funds study spaces at Goleman High

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 7, 2022

    The Town of Miami Lakes and its Education Advisory Board donated $30,000 to Barbara Goleman Senior High School on Dec. 7.      The gift will fund the installation of new cubicles for students to study in at the media center in the school, at 14100 NW 89th Ave. in Miami Lakes.      Shown at the campus, from left are:  Ana Lara, aide to Perla Tabares Hantman, chair of the Miami-Dade County...

Miami Lakes woman sets fitness goal and wins

Sports By Erika Pesantes, Reporter Friday, January 7, 2022

   During the past two years, Estefania Figueiredo wasn’t feeling well, so she turned to fitness to get strong.      “I really was not in an optimal shape,” said Figueiredo, 31, a human resources consultant for a health care company who lives in Miami Lakes. “I was at a point in my life where I was just not happy.       “On the inside I wasn’t feeling...

Upcoming events in Miami Lakes

Calendar By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, January 7, 2022

     Mark your calendars for Town of Miami Lakes events in January.  Jan. 7 Movies at the Park  “The Polar Express,” presented at Veterans Park 15151 NW 82nd Ave., Miami Lakes. 7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Hosted by the Youth Activities Task Force. Register at www.toml.eventbrite.com. Jan. 12 Bingo Luncheon It was scheduled to be held at Roberto Alonso Community Center...

MDCPS Board recognizes Civic Engagement Academy at Bob Graham Education Center

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, January 6, 2022

     The Board of Miami-Dade County Public Schools recognized the Civic Engagement Academy at Bob Graham Education Center on Dec. 15.     Calling the academy a “precious asset” to the board’s focus on civic education, it was praised for its outstanding performance. The academy was founded in 2012 by former U.S. Sen. and Fla. Gov. Bob Graham, for whom the school is named.    ...
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