M-Dade Fire Rescue ALS team finishes first in international event

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

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s (MDFR) Advanced Life Support (ALS) Team came in first place at the 2013 Bill Shearer International ALS competition held on July 19 in Orlando. This competition is considered to be the “Super Bowl” of the EMS competition season. MDFR’s ALS team consists of Firefighters Michael Ung, Alex Lozano and Jorge Anzardo. The 2013 competition presented a challenging emergency involving a scenario...

Head Start program accepting applications

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

The Miami-Dade Community Action and Human Services Department’s (CAHSD) Head Start/Early Head Start Program is accepting applications for the 2013-2014 program year which begins on August 19. Parents with children three years old (by September 1) to five  years old (after September 1) may qualify for the program.  Children with disabilities who have a current Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or Individualized Family...

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...
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