ARCHBISHOP CURLEY NOTRE DAME PREP
Juniors and seniors of Archbishop Curley Notre Dame Prep participated in the Senior Conference Day at Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus.
The theme of this year’s conference was The Road that Leads to Me, which encouraged students to consider all pathways to college through a real networking setting. Teachers who attended the conference received resources about college for their students.
The conference included various breakout sessions for students to connect with the college community. Session topics included Pathway for Innovative Thinkers, Let’s Talk Technology, Culinary and Hospitality Innovation, Ins and Outs of Intellectual Property, The Road to Justice, The Drone Zone, and A World of Opportunities.
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CORAL REEF HIGH SCHOOL
Principal Thomas Ennis of Coral Reef High School recently announced the 2016 Silver Knight nominees of Coral Reef High and their respective categories.
The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald recognize the achievements and community service of Miami-Dade and Broward students by presenting them with Silver Knight Awards.
Nominees included Isabella Mojares in art; Michael Vreones in athletics; Daniel Weiland in business; Aurelien Meray in digital and interactive media; Stephanie Hernandez in drama; Salma Abdelrahman in English and literature; Kenneth DeMason in general scholarship; Michael Gordon in journalism; Samantha Morales in mathematics; Maria Shakespeare in music and dance; Elena Lopez in science; Olivia Field in social science; Gabrielle Bogert in speech; Carolina Cerra in vocational technical; and Bianca Torres in world language.
Christopher Labora, a senior art major at Hamilton College, recently took a tour of five New York City artists’ studios.
The annual trip allows seniors to see the artists’ work and ask career-related questions. This year’s tour included Arthur Simms, Rossana Martinez, Ridley Howard, Jennifer Coates and Penelope Umbrico.
Christopher is an alumnus of Miami’s Design and Architecture Senior High.
KING’S KIDS ACADEMY
The King’s Kids Academy will host a pumpkin patch from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 30-31 at 2818 NW 169th Terr. in Miami Gardens.
The pumpkins are donated from staff, parents and teachers, and will be priced based on size. All proceeds will go toward the academy in hopes of building a computer lab for students.
For information or to donate, call 305-623-4049.
The South Region Office will host a curriculum expo within the Miami Killian High School feeder pattern at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at 10655 SW 97th Ave., in Miami.
There will be another expo for the G. Holmes Braddock High School feeder pattern at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at 3601 SW 147th Ave., in Miami.
For information, call 305-252-3041.