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Australian artists talk about their careers with students

Australian artists Donna Sharam, left, and Graeme Stevenson, right, visit art students of Barbara Goleman High School to talk about their career paths, and the business model behind making art a profession.
Australian artists Donna Sharam, left, and Graeme Stevenson, right, visit art students of Barbara Goleman High School to talk about their career paths, and the business model behind making art a profession.

Donna Sharam and Graeme Stevenson, international artists from Australia, visited the Advanced Placement art students of Barbara Goleman High School in Miami Lakes.

The two spoke with students about their respective career paths, as well as what it takes to become a professional artist.

Sharam told students that becoming an artist depends on three values: passion, perseverance and unique style; while Stevenson stressed the importance of having a working knowledge of the business world, and the ability to market.

RANSOM EVERGLADES SCHOOL

Ransom Everglades School’s math team advanced to the American Invitational Mathematics Examination after placing in the top 5 percent of high-school mathematicians in the nation.

Team members include John Mistele, Pancho Cabrera, Eric Cai, Joon Kim and Guillermo Wenrich.

The students took the American Invitational Mathematics Examination on March 3, and their results will determine if they qualify to compete in the United States of America Mathematical Olympiad, a highly selective high school math competition.

OUR LADY OF THE LAKES CATHOLIC SCHOOL

More than 60 students from Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School celebrated having mastered basic math for their respective grade level.

Students completed a web-based program called Xtra Math, which helps students to master addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts through 10 minute practice sessions.

The first- and second-grade students mastered addition and subtraction skills; fourth- to eighth-grade students mastered addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

ST. BRENDAN HIGH SCHOOL

The STEM Academy and STEM Club students of St. Brendan High School recently volunteered at the Parent to Parent of Miami’s family picnic. Parent to Parent of Miami is a community resource center that serves parents of children with disabilities in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties.

Seniors Francesca Callejas and Juliana Mena organized the service project, which they have been working on for about a year.

Some of their activities included bottle rocket launches, elephant toothpaste, and take-home play dough.

RIVIERA PREPARATORY SCHOOL

Alea Delmastro of Riviera Preparatory School was honored for having the Top Chemistry Project during the South Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Miami Dade College.

Alea’s project, The Effect of Carbon Nanodots on the Fibrillation of Human Insulin, received a Superior Award and gold medal. She was also selected for two special area awards—the FIU Biomedical Engineering Award stipend and the American Society of Materials Education Foundation Award.

ARCHBISHOP CURLEY NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL

Archbishop Curley Notre Dame High School’s Choir and Drama Club will perform Beauty and the Beast from Thursday through Sunday in the school’s auditorium, 4949 NE Second Ave., in Miami.

Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets prices are as follows: $10 for the public and $5 for students on Thursday, Friday and Sunday; $12 for the public and $8 for students on Saturday.

For information, visit www.acnd.net or call 305-751-8367.

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