Robocats to compete at national tournament

Robocats to compete at national tournament
When eighth graders from Bob Graham Education Center competed at the Junior Orange Bowl VEX IQ Tournament in November, their teams won awards for documenting how to build a well-crafted robot in...

Miami Dade’s Lady Sharks compete at national tournament

Miami Dade’s Lady Sharks compete at national tournament
The Miami Dade College women’s volleyball team finished their season 29-3, and reached the quarterfinals of the 2019 National Junior College Athletic Association National Championship. It...

Pig Roast contest to benefit Our Lady of the Lakes School

The Dad’s Club of Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School will host a unique competition to benefit the school: A pig roast, called Pig Nic. The porkers will be cooked on Jan. 26 by 14 teams of amateur chefs who are parish members. The results will be judged by a panel that...

College Fair Feb. 23

Students and parents can learn more about planning for college, financial aid and admission and testing requirements at the 2020 Miami National College Fair. The free event is scheduled from 12 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Miami Airport &...

It’s never too late to finish college

Students who dropped out of Miami-Dade College because of financial hardships have a way to return to school and complete their degrees, for free. The Last Mile Completion Scholarship is available to former students who are Florida residents who had a GPA of 2.0 or higher; were in...

Standing tall for education

Standing tall for education
Special projects at area schools that ranged from gardening, robotics and mental health awareness to theater and cheerleading received grants from the town of Miami Lakes’ Education Advisory...

BGEC names outstanding teachers

BGEC names outstanding teachers
Bob Graham Education Center is recognizing two of its teachers. Jennifer Leal-Mansito, above, was named Teacher of the Year for the 2019-2020 school year. Leal-Mansito attended public schools in...

FIU diver headed to Tokyo Olympics

FIU diver headed to Tokyo Olympics
Florida International University diver Maha Gouda is headed to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo this summer. The sophomore qualified to represent her home country of Egypt in the Olympics 10-meter...

Goleman revives girls basketball program

Goleman revives girls basketball program
Clyde Glover has coached girls high school basketball for 30 years and enjoys building winning teams. In two decades at Monsignor Edward Pace High School, the Lady Spartans won three state...

Students win math, computer science awards

Students win math, computer science awards
Three sixth graders from Miami Lakes K-8 Center placed third in the Sixth Annual Innov@te-CTEC Coding Competition, held Dec. 7 at Miami Dade College’s Wolfson campus. Anthony Gonzalez,...

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