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Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 07:25 PM EST

Musician Mentor Has Unique Way of Seeing the World

Musician Mentor Has Unique Way of Seeing the World

You have to look carefully to realize the boy with the thick glasses is legally blind. Daniel is the freshman class treasurer, always busy, always finding ways to navigate the challenges of high school.

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 06:21 PM EST

Inside the World of High School Math Competitions

Inside the World of High School Math Competitions

They’re all getting ready for a huge tournament at FAU this weekend, at which 1,300 mathletes from 45 South Florida high schools will be furiously calculating against each other in what they call a "nerd...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 07:12 PM EST

Falcon Cove Middle School Earns 'A' Rating 19 Years in a Row

Falcon Cove Middle School Earns 'A' Rating 19 Years in a Row

As winning streaks go, Falcon Cove Middle School’s is pretty impressive. The school opened in Weston in 2000, and it has earned an “A” grade every single year. That’s 19 years in a row.

Friday, Jan 11, 2019 at 06:57 PM EST

Miramar High School Senior Leads by Example

Miramar High School Senior Leads by Example

The MTL club turned Hugh's life around. When he joined in freshman year, he was struggling to balance school and football, with no father in his life for guidance. Fast forward to senior year, and Hugh is the...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 06:39 PM EST

Daily Mentoring Gets Middle School Kids to Express Themselves

Daily Mentoring Gets Middle School Kids to Express Themselves

Ask any parent, and you will hear that getting teenagers to bare their feelings about anything is harder than climbing Mount Everest. At Lawton Chiles Middle School in Hialeah, they’re tackling that problem...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 08:09 PM EST

Goleman High's Drum Major Is Hitting All the Right Notes

Goleman High's Drum Major Is Hitting All the Right Notes

Watching Kerrington Freeman conduct the marching band, it’s obvious that she’s a natural leader. She says she didn’t realize she had that quality until she became the drum major at Barbara Goleman Senior High...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 07:06 PM EST

Aspiring Filmmakers at West Miami Middle Hosting Festival

Aspiring Filmmakers at West Miami Middle Hosting Festival

Just like a real movie set, the kids at West Miami Middle School learn the director’s in charge, so they’re learning all the different aspects of filmmaking, and they’re also picking up skills that can help them...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 11:23 PM EST

MDCPS, Union Reach Tentative Agreement on Teacher Raises

MDCPS, Union Reach Tentative Agreement on Teacher Raises

Miami-Dade County Public Schools and a teachers union have reached a tentative agreement Tuesday on the upcoming school year's pay raises and the distribution of funds generated by a voter-approved property tax...

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 06:57 PM EST

'A'-Rated Coral Park Elementary School Makes Learning Stick

'A'-Rated Coral Park Elementary School Makes Learning Stick

When a school goes 17 years in a row with an “A” grade, with a large population of economically disadvantaged students, it’s doing something right.

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 02:35 PM EST

SWAG on 6: Lauderhill 6-12 STEM Magnet's Shammire Crocker

SWAG on 6: Lauderhill 6-12 STEM Magnet's Shammire Crocker

In a class full of computer nerds, Shammire Crocker stands out. The junior at Lauderhill 6-12 STEM Magnet School might be the nerdiest in his class, in a good way. He’s really good at designing and programming...

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