Mater Lakes students vie in FBLA competitions

Mater Lakes students vie in FBLA competitions
Mater Lakes Academy had four students compete in the FBLA National Leadership Conference held in Anaheim, California on June 29 to July 2.   All four students, Cristian “CJ” ...

Florida’s Tax-Free Weekend, Aug. 4-6 offers Back-to-School bargains

Florida’s Tax-Free Weekend, Aug. 4-6 offers Back-to-School bargains
It’s that time of year again! Florida shoppers once again will have a three-day “tax-free holiday” weekend in anticipation of the new school year. This year’s sales tax ...

MDCPS holds Police Explorers graduation July 7

On July 7 at Miami Dade College’s North Campus Police Explorers Academy, participants graduated from their three week long academy that included learning about the importance of the rule of law in a free and democratic society, guest speakers providing information about law ...

Barbara Goleman alumni Joseph Leon graduates as a merchant Marine officer

Joseph Orlando Leon, son of Jorge and Daina Leon, recently graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point, New York. Leon earned a Bachelor of Science degree and an officer’s commission in the U. S. armed forces. He also earned a Merchant Marine ...

SAT registration deadlines loom near for students

High school seniors and juniors that will be taking the SAT’s this fall must register by July 28 for the August 26 test date. The next test dates are October 7, November 4, December 2, March 10, 2018, May 5, 2018, and June 2, 2018.For more information on dates, registration and ...

Pace teacher achieves her dream of a doctoral degree

Pace teacher achieves her dream of a doctoral degree
Dr. Yvette de la Vega graduated from Monsignor Edward Pace High School in 1995 and went on to earn her Bachelors of Science in Education from the University of Miami. She then continued her ...

School Board approves Hantman proposals

As proposed by Board Member Perla Tabares Hantman, the Miami-Dade School Board unanimously voted to endorse both the 2017 “Welcome Back to School” Safety Flyer for distribution during the first week of school, and International “Walk to School Day.”“For ...

Local students are winners in Youth Crime Watch competition

Local students are winners in Youth Crime Watch competition
As proposed by Board Member Maria Teresa Rojas, the School Board recognized the 2017 Youth Crime Watch of Miami-Dade County (YCWMDC) Poster and Essay Contest Winners. YCWMDC, a program of ...

MLK-8 Center teacher celebrates 26 perfect writing scores

MLK-8 Center teacher celebrates 26 perfect writing scores
Miami Lakes K-8 Center eighth grade Language Arts teacher Virnalis Arvelo treated her top writers to dinner at Shula's 2, as she does every year to the students who achieve a perfect writing score ...

M-D Public Schools earn highest school grades

M-D Public Schools earn highest school grades
Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ (M-DCPS) students, teachers, schools and programs wrapped up the 2016-2017 school year with an impressive array of honors and achievements. For the ...

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