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Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 04:11 AM EDT

SWAG on 6: Turner Tech High's Julius Wade

SWAG on 6: Turner Tech High's Julius Wade

Every school has its popular kids, its brainy kids, its student leaders. At Turner Tech High School in Miami, Julius Wade is all of those things wrapped up in one student. He’s a genuine star on campus, the kid...

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 06:45 PM EDT

South Florida Students Start 'Done With the Guns' Effort

South Florida Students Start 'Done With the Guns' Effort

There’s a big display in Isaiah Thomas’s 7th grade classroom. It looks sort of like a science fair project, only with more emotion and heartbreak behind it. It’s called "Done With The Guns," an effort to...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 06:51 PM EDT

NBC 6 South Florida Highlights Students With SWAG

NBC 6 South Florida Highlights Students With SWAG

NBC 6 South Florida continues to put the spotlight on local students who have SWAG: Students Working At Greatness.

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 06:50 PM EDT

SWAG on 6: Miami Springs High's Leslie Perez

SWAG on 6: Miami Springs High's Leslie Perez

It takes guts to venture into uncharted territory. It takes a compassionate heart to reach out to the developmentally and intellectually disabled. Leslie Perez has courage and heart.

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 08:31 PM EDT

Brag About Our Lady of Lourdes Academy

Brag About Our Lady of Lourdes Academy

Since 1963, Our Lady of Lourdes Academy has been churning out young women who go on to some of the best colleges and universities in the nation and become leaders in society. The all-girls, Catholic High School...

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 06:48 PM EDT

SWAG on 6: Sebastian Salas

SWAG on 6: Sebastian Salas

When you think of after-school jobs for high school kids, you picture them working at the mall or at Starbucks.

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 02:56 PM EDT

Local Spotlight: Local Teacher Honored With Prestigious 'Sondheim Award'

Local Spotlight: Local Teacher Honored With Prestigious 'Sondheim Award'

Monsignor Edward Pace High School drama teacher Cristina Pla-Guzman is one of 14 teachers across the country to receive the Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 at 07:14 PM EDT

Spotlight on Truth Spittahz of Miramar High School

Spotlight on Truth Spittahz of Miramar High School

As trends go, high school poetry clubs are hot. Last weekend, 36 schools competed in the Louder Than a Bomb poetry competition at Nova Southeastern University, sponsored by Blue Apple Poetry and the Jason Taylor...

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 06:53 PM EDT

Brag About Lawton Chiles Middle School

Brag About Lawton Chiles Middle School

Spanish? Check. French? Check. Italian? Very few schools can check that box. Lawton Chiles Middle School is the exception. The eccezione, as they would say in Rome.

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 10:43 AM EDT

PBC Teen's Science Project Catches Obama's Eye

PBC Teen's Science Project Catches Obama's Eye

A 14-year-old Florida girl's science project caught the eye of President Obama during the White House Science Fair.

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