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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… Read More #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… Read More Best and Brightest Teachers Program: Not the Best or Brightest Idea According to Teachers

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

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