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Retirement celebration set for Miami-Dade educator Sophia Hall

A Miami-Dade County Public Schools educator is retiring after more than 35 years and the community is invited to attend a celebration in her honor. Sophia J. Hall, who has taught at Miami Edison, Miami Central, Miami Northwestern, Coral Park ...

UTD names new president to succeed Fedrick C. Ingram

Karla Hernández-Mats, a special education teacher, has been elected the president of United Teachers of Dade (UTD), the largest local union of educators in Florida. She will succeed outgoing UTD President Fedrick C. Ingram, who was recently elected Executive Vice ...

Martin wins gold

Martin Allen Seals, was awarded a Gold medal at the recent Miami-Dade County Science Fair. The son of Sandra and Norbert Seals, Martin is a fourth

Lessons from a dance master

Northwestern High School students scurried down hallways and up the stairs as the bell rings to signal the next class period. In a second floor studio, a group of dance students were in place, awaiting a lesson from a master. ...

Connecting students to colleges

In 2012, Mario Lopez was in the spring semester of his junior year at Plantation High School. At a time when he should have been thinking about who to bring to junior prom, his entire family was left homeless after ...

FMU homecoming 2016

Homecoming is a time during the academic school year where students and alumni celebrate their school. Florida Memorial University recently concluded its homecoming last week with a Greek Step Show & Concert on Friday, Feb.12. The artist who headlined this ...

Miami Gardens presents third annual Heritage Bowl

More than 200 students participated in the third annual Miami Gardens Heritage Bowl, and they all came to seriously compete to win the coveted trophy, cash prizes and, of course, bragging rights for the next year. The competition, started and ...

Circle of Brotherhood honors Dr. Bendross-Mindingall

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (District 2) received an honor from the Circle of Brotherhood at their monthly breakfast on Jan. 30. Bendross-Mindingall was honored for her passion for educating children and for becoming the first Black female ...

The Children’s Trust Provider Profile

“This is truly a non-profit organization that prides itself on doing the grunt work and getting results that matter. Independent and funding source evaluations conducted on CAW programs document a 93 percent success rate among its intervention and diversion clients ...

Taking their daughter and granddaughter to work Feb. 5

Ebony Dunn, principal, Brownsville Middle School, left, Bianca Casher, and Commissioner Audrey Edmonson participate in "Take Your Daughters To Work

Precious Symonette is Teacher of the Year

Precious Symonette exhaled and exhaled again Thursday as she let the idea sink in that she was just named the 2017 Francisco R. Walker Miami-Dade County Teacher of the Year. The creative writing teacher from Miami Norland Senior High School ...

Broward College graduates highest earners in Florida

According to a recent study, Broward College graduates not only meet the demands of the job market, but also make more money their first year of employment than those completing the same degrees at other schools. The report (“Labor Market ...

FAMU professor participates in climate change conference

Florida A&M University Professor Dr. Odemari Mbuya recently met with delegates from 195 countries to discuss ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris, France. Mbuya is the program leader of ...

The Children’s Trust Provider Profile

“All I've ever wanted was to move someone with my poetry, and activate their hearts with the art I have in me. Tigertail WordSpeak has harvested me so fully that I'm finally able to see it happen. With my team ...

Northwestern unveils its new health clinic

Miami Northwestern High’s school-based clinic doesn’t just serve its students anymore. The John H. Peavy Health Center at the school now provides health care services to the community after school hours, courtesy of a $1.45 million grant from the U.S. ...