Back to School notes for Miami Lakes schools

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Back to School notes for Miami Lakes schools
Miami-Dade County's public schools resume on Monday, August 22 to begin the 2016-2017 school year. Parents and students are urged to register early to avoid processing delays. 

Two proofs of current address are required. Also required is a completion of a "Disclosure of Time of Registration" form, which can be obtained from Attendance Services. For more information visit www.dadeschools.net. 

First Day of Class: Monday, August 22, 2016.
Last Day of School: Thursday, June 8, 2017.
Winter Recess: Monday, December 26 - Friday, January 6, 2017.
Spring Recess: Monday, April 10 - 14, 2017.
Teacher Planning Days (schools are closed): August 18, 19, 30; October 3, 12; November 8, 23; January 23, March 24; June 9.
Holidays: Labor Day (Sept. 5), Veteran's Day (Nov. 11), Thanksgiving (Nov. 24) Dr. Martin Luther King Day (Jan. 16), Presidents Day (Feb. 20), and Memorial Day (May 29).

Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten and first grade students will attend class from 8:20 a.m. to 1:50 p.m. Second through sixth grade students will attend school from 8:30 a.m. to 3:05 p.m.
On Wednesdays, all elementary school students will be dismissed at 1:50 p.m. Parents inquire with their child's school to confirm opening and dismissal times, since various schools have different bell schedules.

Hours at middle schools will be 9:10 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. Senior high school hours are from 7:20 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. Various middle schools operate on Senior High school times. 
Parents that do not know which school their child will attend should look up the boundary designations online at www.dadeschools.net/guidek-12.asp. 

Bob Graham Education Center
15901 N.W. 79 Avenue
Miami Lakes, FL 33016
Phone: 305-557-3303
Fax: 305-826-5434
K and 1 Primary Learning Center
8875 N.W. 143 St.
Miami Lakes, FL 33018
Principal: Yecenia Martinez-Lopez
Assistant principals: Elizabeth Hernandez, James Jackimczuk, Jesus Mesa, Annette Riveron
Trust counselor: Jeffrey Gardner
Guidance counselors: Sara Najara (PreK-4), Joel Castellanos (5-8)
Teachers: 130
Enrollment: App. 1700
Uniforms required.
School website: http://bgec.dadeschools.net/index.htm
Student/Parent Orientation: Monday, August 15 in the cafeteria at 8:30 a.m. (PreK-2nd), 9:30 a.m. (3rd - 5th), and 10:30 p.m. (6th - 8th).

Palm Springs North Elementary School
17615 NW 82 Avenue 
Hialeah, FL 33015
Phone: 305-821-4631
Fax: 305-825-0422
Principal: Maribel B. Dotres
Assistant principals: Eduardo A. Molliner, Emma Gonzalez
Teachers: 67
Enrollment: 1,006
Uniforms required.
School website: http://www.psnelementary.com/

Miami Lakes K-8 Center
14250 N.W. 67 Avenue,
Miami Lakes, FL 33014
Phone: 305-822-7757
Fax: 305-557-6595
Principal: Carlos Salcedo
Assistant principals: Veronika Sasturrias, Anthony Rhodes, Niurka Martinez
Trust counselor: Loretta Garcia
Teachers: 82
Enrollment: 1300
Uniforms required.
School website: http://mles.dadeschools.net/
Student/Parent Orientation: August 18 and 19. Call school for more details.

Joella C. Good Elementary School
6350 N.W. 188 Terrace 
Miami, FL 33015
Phone: 305-625-2008 
Fax: 305-628-0460
Principal: Lizette G. O'Halloran
Assistant principal: Mileydis Torrens
Teachers: 54
Enrollment: 1000
Uniforms required.
School website: http://joella.dadeschools.net/
Student/Parent Orientation: Kindergarten - 1st: Monday, August 8; 2nd - 5th: Thursday, August 11; Montessori classes: Friday, August 12. All orientations begin at 9 a.m.

Hialeah Gardens Elementary School
9702 N.W. 130 Street 
Hialeah Gardens, FL 33018
Phone: 305-827-8830 
Fax: 305-818-7970
Principal: Rachel Autler
Assistant principal: Saimara Costero
Guidance counselors: Olga Lopez-Nanney and Jeanette Alfaro
Teachers: 109
Enrollment: 2111
Uniforms required.
School website: www.hialeahgardens.org/index.jsp
Open Campus for students/parents: Saturday, August 20 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Spanish Lake Elementary School
7940 N.W. 194 Street 
Miami, FL 33015
Phone: 305-816-0300 
Fax: 305-861-0301
Early Childhood Center
19200 N.W. 79 Avenue 
Miami, FL 33015
Principal: Jacqueline Arias-Gonzalez
Assistant principals: Kathy Bustamente, Anita Marti and Viviana Lebeña
Guidance counselors: Grisell Gajano and Ginette Sanchez
Teachers: 111
Enrollment: 1600
Uniforms required.
School website: http://sle.dadeschools.net/
Student/Parent Orientation: 1st - 5th grade: August 16 at 9 a.m. and Kindergarten: August 17 at 9 a.m. 

Miami Lakes Middle School
6425 Miami Lakeway North 
Miami Lakes, FL 33014
Phone: 305-557-3900
Fax: 305-828-6753
Principal: Dr. Manuel Sanchez III
Assistant principals: Nora J. Bueno, Rafael Crespo
Trust counselor: Marley Hernandez
Guidance counselor: Maria Macias
Teachers: 50
Enrollment: 1,100
Uniforms required.
School website: http://mlms.dadeschools.net/
Student/Parent Orientation: Saturday, August 13 at 10 a.m. in the auditorium for incoming 6th graders.

Country Club Middle School
18305 N.W. 75 Place 
Miami, FL 33015
Phone: 305-820-8800
Fax: 305-820-8801
Principal: Cynthia Prado
Assistant principals: Carol S. Jeffrey, Jacquelyn Villazon
Guidance counselor: Jenette Isla
Teachers: 72 
Uniforms required.
Student/Parent Orientation: Wednesday, August 17, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Call school for details.

Lawton Chiles Middle School
8190 N.W. 197 Street 
Miami, FL 33015
Phone: 305-816-9101 
Fax: 305-816-9248
Principal: Nelson Izquierdo
Assistant principal: Wendy Forteza
Guidance counselor: Laura Lotito
Teachers: 40
Enrollment: 879
Uniforms required.
School website: http://lawtonchilesmiddle.com/
New Student/Parent Orientation: Saturday, August 20 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the auditorium.

Hialeah Gardens Middle School
11690 N.W. 92 Avenue 
Hialeah Gardens, FL 33018
Phone: 305-817-0017 
Fax: 305-817-0018
Principal: Maritza Jimenez
Assistant principals: Niurka Davis, Francisco Serio, Evelyn Torres-McHale
Trust counselor: Jackie Garcia
Guidance counselors: Leticia Figueroa (6th - 7th), Arlene Pineda (7th - 8th)
Teachers: 96
Uniforms required.
School website: http://hialeahgardensmiddle.org/

American Senior High School 
18350 N.W. 67 Ave 
Miami, FL 33015
Phone: 305-557-3770 
Fax: 305-828-3771
Principal: Francisco Garnica
Assistant principals: Jodie Jove, Marieyola Batiste, Alex Gonzalez
Guidance counselors: Yixsi Quintana (12th), Yvette Constant (11th), Martha Ruiz (10th), and Rosemarie Scott-Gibbs (9th)
Teachers: 107
Uniforms required.
School website: http://americanshs.org/
Student Orientations: Freshman - Saturday, August 20, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Sophomores - Saturday, August 27, 9 to 10 a.m., Juniors - Saturday, August 27, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Seniors - Tuesday, August 23, 6 to 7 p.m. All orientations will take place at the gym. 

Barbara Goleman Senior High School
14100 N.W. 89 Avenue 
Miami Lakes, FL 33018
Phone: 305-362-0676 
Fax: 305-827-0249
Principal: Joaquin Hernandez
Assistant principals: Lizette Hevia, Gisela Rodriguez, Roberto L. Inza
CAP advisor: Kelly Zaher
Guidance counselors: Elizabeth Pina and Raquel Blanco
Teachers: 86
Uniforms required.
School website: http://bghs.dadeschools.net/
Freshman Orientation: Wednesday, August 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Magnet Freshman Orientation: Thursday, August 11 at 6:30 p.m.

Hialeah Miami Lakes Senior High
7977 W. 12 Avenue 
Hialeah, FL 33014
Phone: 305-823-1330 
Fax: 305-362-4188
Principal: Eric Acosta
Trust counselor: Odalys Acosta
CAP advisor: Raquel Cruz
Guidance counselors: Randall Jones, Maritza Baez-Valladeperas and Eileen Padro
Teachers: 101
Uniforms required.
School website: http://hmltrojans.org/
New Student Orientation: Wednesday, August 10 at 6 p.m. Uniforms will be available for purchase at orientation.

Miami Lakes Educational Center
5780 N.W. 158 Street 
Miami Lakes, FL 33014
Phone: (305) 557-1100 
Fax: 305-557-7391
Principal: Lourdes Diaz
High School Vice Principal: Beatriz Sears
Assistant principals: Tammy Thomas and Michael Tandlich 
Adult Vocational vice principal: Beverly Carter-Remy
Assistant principals: Juan Gonzalez, Ana Varona, Scott Parker and Cassandra Green
Trust counselor: Lily Montpellier
High school guidance counselors: Claribel Feria, Javier Lasaga, Joy Davis
Adult vocational guidance counselors: Jackie Benjamin, Jennifer Lanzetta, Danielle Taylor, and Greg White
Uniforms required. New uniforms for this school year.
School website: http://www.mlecshs.com/

Hialeah Gardens Senior High
11700 Hialeah Gardens Blvd.
Hialeah Gardens, FL 33018
Phone: 305-698-5000
Fax: 305-698-5001
Principal: Louis Algaze
Assistant principals: Andy Granados, Lesa Slocum, Lee Krueger, Edith Cimino
Trust counselor: Thomas Binder
Guidance counselors: Clark Leander, Maria Muñoz, Yvette Pino, Maria Mira
CAP advisor: Michelle Abesada
Teachers: 118
Enrollment: 2900
Uniforms required.
School website: http://hghsgladiators.com/
Freshman Orientation: Tuesday, August 16 at 6 p.m in the auditorium.

Monsignor Edward Pace High School
15600 N.W. 32 Avenue 
Miami Gardens, FL 33054
Phone: 305-623-7223 
Fax: 305-521-0188
Principal: Ana Garcia
President: Fr. Paul Vuturo
Dean of Academics: Rebeca Bautista
Director of Guidance and Counseling: Carla Giberson
Guidance counselors: Melanie Otero and Ramon Rodriguez
Dean of Students: Samuel Lilly, Valarie Lloyd, Anthony Walker
Teachers: 55
Uniforms required.
School website: http://www.pacehs.com/
Orientation: Spartan Experience for freshmen and transfer students on Monday, August 19 at 8 a.m.

Dade Christian School
6601 N.W. 167 Street 
Miami, FL 33015
Phone: 305-822-7690 
Fax: 305-826-4072
Principal of Schools: Douglas Flores
Uniforms required.
School website: www.dadechristian.org/
New Family Orientation: Get Acquainted Day on Friday, August 12, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Mother of Our Redeemer Catholic School 
PK3 through 8th
8445 N.W. 186 Street 
Hialeah, FL 33015
Phone: 305-829-3988 
Fax: 305-829-3019
Principal: Ana Casariego
Teachers: 15
Enrollment: 200
Uniforms required.
Accepts VPK, School Readiness Program, and Step Up for Students Scholarship.
School website: www.moorsch.org
Student/Parent Orientation date: Thursday, September 1, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Call school for details.

Our Lady of the Lakes
Pre-K through 8th
6600 Miami Lakeway North
Miami Lakes FL 33014
Phone: 305-362-5315 
Fax: 305-558-2631
Principal: Ricardo Briz
Assistant principal: Barbara Picazo
Teachers: 35
Uniforms required.
School website: www.ollnet.com/School/
Parent Orientation: Friday, August 19, 9 a.m. to noon.

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