Miami High News

Get Off Your Phone!

Get Off Your Phone!

By Clara Garcia, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features

You’re bored so you go to Instagram. Look, the girl that sits next to you in class recorded herself driving to school. Double tap. Your crush posted a selfie. Screenshot and send to your friends’ group chat. You go over to Twitter and see the latest Kardashian scandal. Also, there’s a new Spongebob...

Students Today, Teachers Tomorrow

Students Today, Teachers Tomorrow

By Ariel Trueba, News Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Orientations, recruitment, and special events are some of the responsibilities of the brand new Teaching Magnet Ambassadors, a group of leaders chosen by Teaching Magnet Director Ms. Berrios to empower the magnet program with student initiatives.   Purpose The main goals of the Teaching ...

There’s No Fish in the Sea Like Mingli

There’s No Fish in the Sea Like Mingli

By Helen Acevedo, Layout Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles, Showcase

Don’t be surprised when you see our very own Mingli Yactayo on TV for her latest discovery in oceanography. This senior is already on her way to revolutionize and protect our oceans and marine life.   Guppy Mingli Yactayo was born in Lima, Peru, on May 18th, 2000. The youngest of four ...

Lights, Camera, Eva!

Lights, Camera, Eva!

By Helen Acevedo

May 15, 2018


Filed under Alumni & History, Features

Class of ‘80 alumna Eva Tamargo never let anyone get in the way of her dream to be an actress. Her drive and persistence have made her dream a reality. This Stingaree never gave up on herself or her dreams and has remained humble throughout her journey.   On Screen Tamargo has had many roles on daytime TV ...

Mr. Zabala: The Orchid Gnome

Mr. Zabala: The Orchid Gnome

By Claudaisha Sherman, Copy Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles

  If you listen to the afternoon announcements, then you’ve heard his distinct voice calling out, “Seniors, seniors, seniors” before. In the hall and on stairs, he is also known to ask kids “Why aren’t you safe Croc-ing?” He is 9th grade assistant principal Mr. Zabala, who can also...

Back in the Day, Before Tech…

Back in the Day, Before Tech…

By Lucia Galeano, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features

We often groan when we hear our parents say it: "When I was your age...". That sentence often leads to kids preparing for a lecture or story about the "good ol' days". However, when you think about it, previous generations grew up very differently than kids do right now. A major reason for that is technology....

Registrar Estrella “Star” Ibarra

Registrar Estrella “Star” Ibarra

By Ariel Trueba, News Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles

Registrations, transcripts, grade changes--everything you need to graduate is done by one person, our school’s registrar Ms. Estrella “Star” Ibarra, who has been at Miami High for two decades now on a long, satisfying journey.   Growing Up Born on April 25th in Miami to Cuban parents, M...

No Sky for Colored Stars

No Sky for Colored Stars

By Clara Garcia, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

In movies, the Arabic character plays the terrorist that plants a bomb; the African-American character is portrayed as a “thug”; the Latina is played as a feisty, overly sensual woman or the maid that doesn’t speak English. Stereotypes in the media Stereotypes are something people encounter...

An Open Door at Miami Dade Honors

An Open Door at Miami Dade Honors

By Darlyn Bracero, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Many students want to go to a school that would make their dream of being a doctor, a lawyer, a teacher, an architect come true.  Miami Dade College’s Honors program is such a school. Many Miami High alumni are very proud to be in this program that gives them so many great opportunities.  Class...

The Truth is Out There

The Truth is Out There

By Angie Elvir, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

By definition, extraterrestrials (aka aliens) are “from outside the Earth or its atmosphere.” Some people would say it’s a hypothetical or fictional being from outer space whose intelligence capacity is greater than ours. There has been an ongoing debate over their existence for years. Do you believe...

Police: Friends or Foes?

Police: Friends or Foes?

By Ian Sanz, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

As police brutality continues to be exposed on social media, young minorities are becoming increasingly skeptical and critical of law enforcement. Following the unlawful murder of Eric Garner in New York in 2014, the neglect and eventual suicide of inmate Sandra Bland in Texas in 2015, and the shooti...

Just Another Brick in the Wall

Just Another Brick in the Wall

By Carolita Soto, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Features

As students grow up in the U.S. education system, they see it from a variety of different perspectives. So much wrong with school Students think many things are wrong with the educational system. “The U.S. wastes too much time on mandatory classes that aren’t teaching us things we should...

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