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The Florida League of Young Immigrants will host a free festival for the community at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 3 at the School for Advanced Studies’ Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., in downtown Miami.
The outdoor festival is aimed towards recent immigrants and will offer information on accessing higher education, creating and operating a small business, and immigrant advocacy and engagement. Community service hours will be provided to students that attend.
For information or to RSVP, visit flyifest.weebly.com.
Doral Academy Preparatory School
Doral Academy Preparatory School’s math team recently placed fifth overall at the Sickles High School’s Statewide Mu Alpha Theta Competition, held in Tampa earlier this month.
Bin Zheng, Carlos Estrada, Jose Romero and Giovanni Fieroli placed fifth in Statistics; and Logan Fontirroche, Raul Valle, Allan DoLago, and Marc Marquez placed third in Pre-Calculus.
In the individual competitions, Bin placed first in Statistics, and Logan placed seventh while Diana Bishop placed ninth in Pre-Calculus.
Carol City High School
Miami-Dade County School Board member Steve Gallon III hosted his second annual District One Black History Showcase, last week, at Carol City High School, in Miami.
The showcase includes parents, teachers, administrators, and community members coming together to recognize students through the arts. This year, participating schools included Bunche Park Elementary, Nathan B. Young Elementary, the North Dade Center for Modern Languages, Scott Lake Elementary, Lake Stevens Middle, Norland Middle, the Arts Academy of Excellence, Carol City High, Norland High and North Miami High schools.
Motivational Coaches of America
Following the recent school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Motivational Coaches of America will place addition counselors at Florida schools to provide in-person behavioral health and emotional support for students and their families.
This expansion will focus primarily on Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach counties. The service will be free of charge, regardless of a student’s health coverage status.
“We have a moral imperative to ensure the youth in this community, as well as other impacted districts, receive the mental health attention they require and recover from the tragedy that has hit close to home,” said Julio Avael, founder and chief executive officer of MCUSA.
For information or to set up an appointment, visit www.mcusa.us or call 866-305-7365.