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Hurricane Irma Closes Miami High

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Principal Mr. Valdes drives by Miami High assessing minor damage done by Hurricane Irma.

Principal Mr. Valdes drives by Miami High assessing minor damage done by Hurricane Irma.

Photo by Benny Valdes

Photo by Benny Valdes

Principal Mr. Valdes drives by Miami High assessing minor damage done by Hurricane Irma.

By Ariel Trueba, News Editor

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Destruction from Hurricane Irma left Miami Dade County Public Schools closed from Thursday, September 7th until Sunday, September 17th. Here at Miami High, principal Mr. Valdes said only a few trees were down and power was restored quickly.

School leaders were concerned that many students were without food during the long hurricane recovery. On Thursday, September 14th, School Board Member Mari Tere Rojas passed out Meals-Ready-To-Eat (MRE’s) to families in the Miami High neighborhood. On Friday, September 15th, Superintendent Alberto Carvalho and School Board Member Ms. Rojas served hot food to more families in the school cafeteria.

 

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Seniors Cesar Flores and Samantha Jiron visit Miami High to assess Hurricane Irma damage to our school sign.

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Senior Ariel Trueba and School Board Member Mari Tere Rojas pass out food to families impacted by Hurricane Irma on Thursday, September 14, 2017.

Photo by Francys Vallecillo
School Board Member Mari Tere Rojas speaks to families impacted by Hurricane Irma on Thursday, September 14, 2017.

Photo by Francys Vallecillo
Superintendent Alberto Carvalho and School Board Member Mari Tere Rojas pass out hot food to those impacted by Hurricane Irma on Friday, September 15, 2017.

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