Wes Craven: Master of Horror

By Lessenitt Campos Wes Craven reinvented horror films for generations to come. With bold visions and mixture of genres, his monsters and murders continue to haunt the dreams of trick-or-treaters every Halloween season. “I can see that I give my audience something. I can see it in their eyes, and they say thank you a … Continue reading Wes Craven: Master of Horror

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#DntTxtnDrv

By Jennifer Perez On October 20, Miami Lakes Educational Center hosted a #DntTxtNDrv Teen Driver Safety Seminar to bring awareness to the danger associated with being a distracted driver- especially by texting and driving. MLEC was visited by several guests and guest speakers who had clear advice for all teens: don’t text and drive. One … Continue reading #DntTxtnDrv

Best and Brightest Teachers Program: Not the Best or Brightest Idea According to Teachers

By Daylin Delgado  In June 2015, a new item in the Florida budget called the “Best and Brightest Teacher Scholarship Program” left many Floridians confused. The “Best and Brightest Teacher Scholarship Program” was established with $44 million dollars in the 2015-2016 budget to provide salary bonuses to qualifying teachers. To qualify, teachers must have scored … Continue reading Best and Brightest Teachers Program: Not the Best or Brightest Idea According to Teachers

MLEC Celebrates UN Day

By Laura Romero United Nations Day this year is on October 24th, but at MLEC  it was celebrated on  Friday, October 23rd. This day highlights, celebrates, and reflects on the work of the United Nations and its specialized agencies. During lunch, students were able to embrace their culture by having the freedom to wear their … Continue reading MLEC Celebrates UN Day

MLEC Principal James Parker Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

By Daniela Morales The annual State of the Town address was held yesterday at Miami Lakes’ Town Hall. Aside from discussing the major accomplishments and occurrences of the town, Mayor Michael A. Pizzi Jr. also honored its outstanding citizens. MLEC’s very own top Jaguar, James V. Parker – who will be retiring in 2016 – … Continue reading MLEC Principal James Parker Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

The 43rd Annual FSPA Journalism Day: The Harbinger Wins Awards & Learns A Whole Lot More

By Maria Vasquez This past Saturday, October 17th, the Florida Scholastic Press Association held their 43rd Annual South Florida Journalism Day at Florida International University. Every year they have a different theme and this year's theme was Star Wars. "The Media Awakens" included several seminars with titles that were a play on words to the … Continue reading The 43rd Annual FSPA Journalism Day: The Harbinger Wins Awards & Learns A Whole Lot More

Do High School Cliques Exist?

By Alexandra Reboredo High school movies seem to portray students in cliques- from the Breakfast Club to Mean Girls to High School Musical. However, high schools don’t always tend to be that way. It is usually natural instinct for people to hang out with those they feel most comfortable and have known for a long … Continue reading Do High School Cliques Exist?

Manicured, Tough and the Boss

By Vivian Bermudez Alexandra Villoch, the slender and well-dressed publisher of the Miami Herald, was quick to make one thing clear as she addressed The Harbinger staff on Friday afternoon, “I am not a journalist, but I run the Miami Herald.” And it is true, she never worked as a journalist. Earning a degree in … Continue reading Manicured, Tough and the Boss

Wifredo Ferrer and Three Simple Lessons

By Vivian Bermudez Wifredo Ferrer, U.S. Attorney for Southern Florida, offered a piece of advice to MLEC students, “Immigrants add value.” While today Ferrer wears a crisp, grey suit, the Hialeah boy with Cuban parents lingers; the "Cubanito" comes to the surface as he retells stories from his childhood and his climb to the top. … Continue reading Wifredo Ferrer and Three Simple Lessons

Rick Scott’s MLEC Visit: The Importance of Vocational Education

By Nathalie Mairena Florida Governor Rick Scott has been making changes in the education system for years, from the new FSA testing to trying to increase per student funding. Now he has set his eyes on vocational education and he's announced his new #CareerInAYear plan at Miami Lakes Educational Center. Scott, alongside his Lieutenant Governor … Continue reading Rick Scott’s MLEC Visit: The Importance of Vocational Education