John Mistele of Ransom Everglades School was recognized during an honors assembly for being one of 11 students worldwide to earn a perfect score on the Advanced Placement Calculus BC Exam.
Calculus BC equals one year of calculus at some colleges.
John was also recognized for ranking first in Florida last year in statistics, and earning a perfect score at the Mu Alpha Theta State Championship Conference in April.
CORAL REEF HIGH SCHOOL
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Coral Reef High School’s literary magazine, Elysium, was recognized as a Crown Award finalist by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.
The Crown Award honors student publications for excellence in design, photography, concept, coverage and writing. About 1,100 publications were judged this year, but only 42 print magazines and 15 hybrid magazines earned the award.
Crown Awards are split into two categories, gold and silver crowns. Results will be announced at the CSPA ceremony in March.
ST. THERESA CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Students and families of St. Theresa Catholic School donated food, clothes, diapers, school supplies and raised more than $2,000 to assist in Hurricane Matthew Relief efforts for Haiti.
Emma Busquets, a pre-kindergarten student, broke her piggy bank to donate all her savings to Haiti.
Instructors Carolina Vizcaino and Juan Del Sol, and the Coral Gables Fire Department assisted in the collection of donations.
AFTER-SCHOOL ALL-STARS SOUTH FLORIDA
The After-School All-Stars South Florida participated in Lights on Afterschool, a nationwide celebration of afterschool programs, to show appreciation for the benefits these programs give to communities and working families.
About 80 students participated in kickball, a healthy cooking and meatball rolling contest, a robotics class, and a pep rally featuring a speech by Shawn Ramirez, three-time CrossFit Masters champion.
LINDSAY HOPKINS TECHNICAL COLLEGE
The city of Miami and the Miami Bayside Foundation joined forces to grant more than $335,000 to Miami-Dade County Public Schools for a marine service program.
The new Marine Service Technology Program will be housed at Lindsay Hopkins Technical College, and will allow students to gain a Coast Guard license and an industry certification.
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
The Department of Exceptional Student Education will host forums for disabled students and their families to provide resources about programs and services available in their schools and community.
Sessions will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Robert Morgan Educational Center, 18180 SW 122 Ave., in Miami; and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 19 at North Miami Beach High, 1247 NE 167 St., in Miami.
Sessions will be available in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole. Registration is required. To register, visit https://www.mdcpsesefamilyforum.eventbrite.com.