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The Great American Teach-a-Thon

The Great American Teach-a-Thon

By Carolina Soto, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2019

The Great American Teach-a-Thon, which brings business professionals into real classrooms where they teach real lessons to real students, came to Miami High in the fall. On October 23, Christina Boomer Vasquez, who is a Channel 10 news reporter, visited Dr. Underwood’s Advanced Television Production...

Class of 2021

By Priscila Rivas, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

Ms. Armas, Class of 2021 advisor, welcomes back all Juniors! Homecoming preparations have started. Stay tuned for ticket sales starting soon. Ms. Armas reports the Junior ring orders are happening Sept. 3rd and 4th during your U.S. History classes. Also the ring ceremony is January 22nd. Junior shirts a...

Debate Team

By Juliana Jaramillo, Staff Writer

August 28, 2019

History teacher Ms. Yanelle Perez is the new coach for the Debate Team this year. This will allow the Law and Leadership Honors Society, which Ms. Perez is the sponsor of, and the Debate Team to be more intertwined. The Debate Team keeps busy yearlong with 7-10 tournaments that take place on Satur...

Girls Basketball Team

By Juliana Jaramillo, Staff Writer

August 26, 2019

The girls basketball team can never be caught slipping. They are active year-round with competitions throughout the state.  This summer they practiced 3-4 times per week in and out of school; whether it was strength training, conditioning, or running they were always diligent. The girls joined two...

12th grade counselor

By Christopher Bellina, Layout editor

August 26, 2019

12th grade counselor Mr. Cuevas advises seniors to make sure they have all their credits to graduate on time. Credits include: 4 years of English, 3 years of science (one must be biology), 4 years of math (two must be Algebra 1 and geometry), personal fitness for one year, a full fine arts credit, and ...

Prom 2019

Prom 2019

By Amanda Echevarria, News Editor

May 31, 2019

On Saturday May 11th, the Class of 2019 hosted Senior Prom. Tickets were being sold in activities office for the past month. Due to fundraising over the past four years the Senior Class was able to charge Seniors only $70, making Miami High’s Prom one of the most inexpensive Prom tickets in the cou...

MHS Alumni Association Scholarships for the Class of 2019

MHS Alumni Association Scholarships for the Class of 2019

By Mayisha Perez, Staff Writer

May 31, 2019

On May 4th the Miami Senior High School Alumni Association awarded 43 scholarships, worth $26,500 in total, to this year’s seniors. 34 of the students received $500 awards, 8 received $1,000 awards, and one student, Amanda Echevarria, received a $1,500 award. Compared to last year, $4,000 more was r...

Mr. Zabala’s 1000th Orchid

Mr. Zabala’s 1000th Orchid

By Mayisha Perez, Staff Writer

May 31, 2019

Assistant principal Mr. Zabala placed his 1000th orchid on the Miami campus on April 18th. It all started in December 2013 when he had a vision of making Miami Senior High’s courtyards even more beautiful than what they already were by placing orchids throughout them. His goal was to have orchi...

Mr. Fertil’s French Guyana Pen Pals

By Carolina Soto, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2019

French teacher Mr. Fertil, whose French students have been paired with pen pals from French Guyana this school year, got the chance to meet their new friends who visited Miami Senior High School on May 9th. Mr. Fertil reported, “My students are learning French just like their pen pals are l...

Mr. Miami High

By Amanda Echevarria, News Editor

March 15, 2019

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, over 70 students gathered in the theatre at 3:30 to watch as Honoria hosted their annual Mr. Miami High contest, which is essentially an all-male pageant hosted for fun and judged by teachers. This year’s 6 individuals representing their clubs competed for the coveted title o...

SGA- PB&J Service

March 13, 2019

  On Tuesday March 12th SGA hosted their bi-annual PB&J Service afterschool to benefit Camillus House, a non-profit organization that provides humanitarian services to Miami’s homeless population. SGA’s PB&J Service invites all students and faculty to make sandwiches that are...

Christian Moreno

By Amanda Echevarria, News Editor

March 12, 2019

  On January 10th, 2019 as, Senior Christian Moreno sat in his Health Science class, he was surprised with news of a lifetime. While Christian believed that his U.S. Navy Counselor was walking in to tell him he was being kicked out of the Navy, it was quite the opposite. Chief Curtis Bembo...

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