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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...

Principal- Mr. Valdes

By Amanda Echevarria, News Editor

March 12, 2019

Principal Mr. Valdes reports that the first ever Top 100 Freshmen dinner held in February was successful in informing those top achieving students and their parents about the advanced academic offerings at Miami High. He would also like to commend the girls’ basketball team for their hard work and...

Class of 2019

By Amanda Echevarria, News Editor

March 12, 2019

Senior Class Secretary Briana Arroliga reports that Senior Week was a great success, and on behalf of all Class of 2019 officers, she would like to extend her gratitude to all who participated. If any Seniors have yet to sell at least three cakes or candies, please make sure to stop by activities to...

Class of 2020

By Christopher Perez

March 11, 2019

Class of 2020 sponsor Ms. Armas wants to congratulate all juniors who received their rings on January 24th, an amazing evening spent with family and friends. She also wants juniors to be on the lookout for new Class of 2020 t-shirts and for a new fundraising opportunity. If you want to find out the la...

Food Trucks Visit Miami High

By Juliana Jaramillo

March 5, 2019

On March 5th, Miami High students got the opportunity to experience a more laid-back lunch, giving us carnival vibes. A big blue Miami Dade Department of Food and Nutrition food truck, which can feed up to 900 kids, was stationed next to Building 2 in the student parking lot for both first and second...

Skills USA

By Rickey Paredes

March 1, 2019

Cosmetology instructor Ms. Northcut would like to congratulate the students for their hard work at Skills USA Region 5 competition. The gold winner in Esthetics was Ailen Milanes, who has advanced to the State competition in Pensacola, FL. Silver winners were Jessica Torres in Esthetics and Yesenia Nerey...

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