Hialeah Miami Lakes got its second win of the season, defeating Westland Hialeah, 35-21, at Milander Park last week. The Trojans registered 167 yards on the ground and scored four rushing touchdowns. Westland Hialeah quarterback Romel Guerrier rushed for 200 yards on 17 carries and threw for two touchdowns in a losing effort. American High defeated Mourning High, 37-0, to keep its district championship hopes alive and will face Mater...

Hantman attends Goleman driver safety event

Education Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  Miami-Dade County School Board chair Perla Tabares Hantman hosted a Teen Driver Event at Barbara Goleman Senior High School on October 17 to bring awareness to the dangers of distracted driving, including texting while driving. This is one of Hantman’s safety initiatives to encourage parents, young drivers, lawmakers and educators to work together to change risky driving behaviors. She is joined by Goleman principal Joaquin P....

Monsignor Pace High presents Cervantes Awards

Education By Katherine Palacio, Special to The Miami Laker Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  This year, Monsignor Edward Pace High School recognizes both a teacher of the year, Cervantes Award recipient, and a student Cervantes Award winner. Jeffrey Sanchez received the Cervantes Award for Teacher of the Year, and Christopher Gonzalez, class of 2015, received third place in the Cervantes Outstanding Student Essay Contest. Sanchez has worked at Pace for 23 years. He has worn many hats during his time there – track and...
  Miami Lakes K-8 Center has received the first Monarch Waystation Certification in Miami-Dade County for elementary and middle schools. Miami Lakes K-8 Center’s PTSA and the Girl Scouts Troop #500 have collaborated to create a Certified Monarch Butterfly Waystation 7273 called “Home of the Monarchs.” Each fall, hundreds of millions of Monarch butterflies migrate from the United States and Canada to Mexico and...

Bob Graham's Best Buddies plans toy drive

Education Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  The Best Buddies Bobcat Chapter at Bob Graham Education Center is off to a great start in the new school year as members gathered at a breakfast in October to enjoy new friends and facilitate a toy drive for Miami-Dade County Public Schools Special Education Conference (GIFT Conference). The Bobcat Chapter feels it is a natural fit to support this conference because according to Best Buddies International, the organization is...
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