FIU's swim/dive teams are honored for academics

Florida International University’s swimming and diving team has been recognized by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) for student-athletes’ stellar performance in the classrooms. Combined, the two teams sport a 3.58 GPA and have been named to the Scholar ...

HML's Damian Ortega plays in Geico High School series

HML's Damian Ortega plays in Geico High School series
Hialeah Miami Lakes High student-athlete Damian Ortega was selected to take part in the inaugural Geico High School Baseball Series in Chicago where he competed with the team from Miami.The ...

Jose Marti student team works on project with Jet Propulsion Lab

Jose Marti student team works on project with Jet Propulsion Lab
A student team from Jose Marti MAST 6-12 Academy (JMMAST) led by teacher Erica Henderson recently participated in a project to develop an advanced spectrometer processor chip with Dr. Adrian Tang ...

MLEC's summa cum laude graduate Valeria Bula gets ready for Yale experience

MLEC's summa cum laude graduate Valeria Bula gets ready for Yale experience
Valeria Bula graduated summa cum laude from Miami Lakes Educational Center’s Cambridge Journalism Program. She was accepted to many highly competitive universities, including Princeton, Georgetown ...

Spanish Lake Elementary shows off art at Miami International Airport

Spanish Lake Elementary shows off art at Miami International Airport
Four students from Spanish Lake Elementary (SLE) will have their artwork on display at the Miami International Airport for the art show, “From Rags to Riches-Fibers and Fabrics and Textiles, Oh ...

Lawton Chiles wins Local 10's eARTh Day art poster contest

The votes are in and Lawton Chiles Middle School (LCMS) won the Local 10 eARTh Day Art Contest. They announced the winner on April 22 which is Earth Day. LCMS received a surprise visit from Channel 10 and its news crew to announce the winner and award them with $4,500 to use toward art ...

Two dedicated teachers retire from SLE

Two dedicated teachers retire from SLE
Spanish Lake Elementary (SLE) bids a fond farewell to two highly proficient, talented and respected veteran teachers, Sharon Dames and Sharon Wallen who retired this past June. The teachers were ...

MLEC celebrates 12th straight year as an 'A' school

MLEC celebrates 12th straight year as an 'A' school
Miami Lakes Educational Center (MLEC) enjoyed an exceptional school year. It was named the nation’s best Magnet School, earned a STEM designation, its students won various individual accolades and ...

Five MDC aviation students recieve Johnson scholarships

Five MDC aviation students recieve Johnson scholarships
Five outstanding Miami Dade College (MDC) aviation students will receive scholarship support to help pay for flight training and tuition as this year’s recipients of the prestigious Timothy E. ...

St. Thomas University receives $331,000 grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human services

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded St. Thomas University’s School of Nursing a $331,139 grant under its Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP). The grant is renewable each year.The NFLP awards grants to ...

MLEC says goodbye to favorite Joseph Walpole

MLEC says goodbye to favorite Joseph Walpole
Miami Lakes Educational Center (MLEC) is saying goodbye to long-time teacher Joseph Walpole. He spent the last 16 years of his teaching career at MLEC, the longest he’d stayed at any one ...

Cid at Dan Marino Foundation event

Cid at Dan Marino Foundation event
Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid was the guest speaker at the 2019 Dan Marino Foundation Campus graduation ceremony at Miami Lakes Educational Center. The program provides post-secondary education for ...

Jose Marti MAST ranked eighth best in Miami-Dade

Recently the News and World Report ranked Jose Marti MAST (JMMAST) as the eighth best high school in Miami-Dade County among traditional and charter schools. The school has also been ranked 12th amongst all Florida high schools and 27th amongst magnet high schools across America and ...

JetStream Federal Credit Union hosts Future Bankers' Camp

JetStream Federal Credit Union hosts Future Bankers' Camp
JetStream Federal Credit Union once again partnered with the Center for Financial Training (CFT) and Miami Dade College (MDC) for the annual Future Bankers’ Camp Program.The program provides a ...

MDC aviation students awarded Saul and Lois Watson grants

MDC aviation students awarded Saul and Lois Watson grants
Miami Dade College Foundation and the acclaimed Eig-Watson School of Aviation at MDC awarded five students with the prestigious Saul and Lois Eig Watson Scholarship to support their dream of ...

St. Thomas University gets $3 million unrestricted gift from Murphy Foundation

St. Thomas University gets $3 million unrestricted gift from Murphy Foundation
St. Thomas University (STU) was recently awarded a $3 million unrestricted gift from the Frank E. Murphy Foundation to be used to further new initiatives at the college.“We are extremely grateful ...

Two Mater Academy girls are finalists in Project CSGIRLS

Two Mater Academy girls are finalists in Project CSGIRLS
Mater Academy Middle School students Lorena Pita and Sara Pedraja were named finalists for the 2019 Project CSGIRLS Competition for middle school girls.With the assistance of their adviser Michael ...

Spanish Lake Elementary holds graduation and awards ceremony

With cheers and tears, 244 Spanish Lake Elementary (SLE) fifth graders passed on to middle school during two promotion exercises on May 30 and June 1 at Lawton Chiles Middle School.A catered lunch and glow-themed dance and entertainment was held in the SLE auditorium following the ...

Miami Dade College hosts Teen Driver Safety course

Since 2013, Miami Dade College’s (MDC) School of Justice has offered the Advanced Teen Driving Safety Program to help prevent teen accidents. The next session will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, at MDC’s North Campus.The Teen Driving Safety Program is a two-part ...

MLEC's Harbinger editors sign off and turn over to new editors

MLEC's Harbinger editors sign off and turn over to new editors
Four years. That is the actual, chronological, time that we spend in high school. But it is so much more than time spent and – paradoxically – it somehow feels both like a lifetime and over in the ...