MDCPS Officials Disclose Plans To Approach 2020-2021 School Year

By Fabiha Faruque Under assertions of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS), the reopening of all public institutions amidst the COVID-19 pandemic is more than likely. Earlier via a live Zoom meeting, MDCPS officials had announced the details of reopening plans for the 2020-2021 school year. Miami-Dade Public Schools superintendent Alberto Carvalho elaborated with a … Continue reading MDCPS Officials Disclose Plans To Approach 2020-2021 School Year

Get Ready For Your CLOSE- [UP], Jaguars!

By Ajmaanie Andre  Students at Miami Lakes Educational Center have a lot to say as they wait in anticipation for the Alpha & Omega yearbook to come out. This year's yearbook, formally titled as CLOSE-[UP],  is much more than just a yearbook. Magnifying its purpose throughout the previous years, CLOSE-[UP] was designed to shine a … Continue reading Get Ready For Your CLOSE- [UP], Jaguars!

Graduation Parade Marks the End of Class of 2020’s Senior Year

Kelly Sanchez  The novel Coronavirus took a lot from the Miami Lakes Educational Center (MLEC) class of 2020 – from Grad Bash and prom, to their graduation ceremony – but it could not take their spirit. On Thursday, June 18, 2020, MLEC honored the class of 2020 with a graduation parade. Students had the opportunity … Continue reading Graduation Parade Marks the End of Class of 2020’s Senior Year

Miami Lakes Educational Center Has a 100 Percent Graduation Rate in 2020

By Kelly Sanchez This year, something historic occured at Miami Lakes Educational Center (MLEC). The school’s senior class had a 100 percent graduation rate. This is something that has never been seen before in the history of MLEC and further exemplifies the school’s academic excellence. Events like these demonstrate that no matter how difficult the … Continue reading Miami Lakes Educational Center Has a 100 Percent Graduation Rate in 2020

Miami Lakes Educational Center’s Seniors and Staff Won’t Let Covid-19 Get Away with Ruining Their School Year

By Kelly Sanchez In the United States, high school is idealized and immortalized on television and movie screens, comic books and novels. From preteens to boomers, from High School Musical to Twilight, mainstream or counterculture, high school is supposed to be the most impacting time of people’s lives — especially senior year. Everything from first … Continue reading Miami Lakes Educational Center’s Seniors and Staff Won’t Let Covid-19 Get Away with Ruining Their School Year

Taste of Education: MLEC’s Culinary Strand Competition

By Kelly Sanchez From Our March-April Issue In their first ever competition, Miami Lakes Educational Center’s (MLEC) culinary strand beat out the competition at the “Taste of Education,” an event founded by the Education Fund. “About 30 schools compete each year. This is the 5th year that we’ve hosted this event, but this is the … Continue reading Taste of Education: MLEC’s Culinary Strand Competition