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Jasmin Ortega: Editor-In-Chief’s Farewell

Jasmin Ortega: Editor-In-Chief’s Farewell

By Jasmine Ortega, Editor-In-Chief

June 1, 2017


Filed under Features

Coming from a family of Booker T. Washington Tornadoes, I never imagined being a Stingaree. However, the past four years of my life have taught me so much, and I owe it all to Miami Senior High. Baby Sting I missed freshman orientation and did not attend the first day of school my freshman year...

The Amazing Amaya Napoles

The Amazing Amaya Napoles

By Jasmine Ortega, Editor-in-Chief

June 1, 2017


Filed under Features

She’s funny, free-spirited, and dedicated. She’s a top student in drama. She stands up for what she believes in, and as a member of the LGBT community, Amaya Napoles is a self-encouraged and proud young woman with many goals in life.   The Romeo and Juliet Effect    At the beginning of the year, drama teacher Ms. Co...

Should you upgrade your phone?

Should you upgrade your phone?

By Adriana Gutierrez, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


Filed under Features

The iPhone and Samsung are two popular brands of phones that are competing to be the best. They both surprise people with new apps and new advanced technology that they bring out every year. But the one-million-dollar question is, “Which one is the best?” iPhone is best Many students prefer ...

Joyful Jessica

Joyful Jessica

By Ana Matta, Layout Editor

May 31, 2017


Filed under Features

Anyone who knows senior Jessica Garcia knows that she likes to have fun and joke around. However, Jessica is also a very involved student serving as SGA corresponding secretary and an active member of HOSA. She is a funny, determined, and a proud Miami High student.  School Life Jessica, who...

Freshmen Reflection

Freshmen Reflection

By Alejandro Jatib, Staff Writer

May 31, 2017


Filed under Features

The freshmen that came to Miami High had to adapt to being high schoolers. It wasn’t hard, but now that they have adapted, the year is almost over. These freshmen are ready to become sophomores and move on in their high school lives. But, how do they rate their freshmen experience at Sting Town?   What they liked? Many fres...

The Evolution of the Miami High TIMES

The Evolution of the Miami High TIMES

By Brian Sotomayor

May 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Throwback Thursday

  The Miami High Times, the official newspaper of Miami Senior High, publishes five issues each year. According to The Stingaree Century, 100-Year History of Miami High School, Miami High began producing and publishing articles in the newspaper back in 1923. The first paper was called Stingaree ...

GSA Makes a Change

GSA Makes a Change

By Adalain Sans, Staff Writer

May 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

As an open-minded person, I support everyone no matter their gender or sexual orientation. Everyone should accept those who choose how to identify as a certain person or as what they feel is best for them. “People should be more accepting of others because no one has the right to rule over anyone’s...

The Woman Behind the Cookies: Marta Orozco

The Woman Behind the Cookies: Marta Orozco

By Rachel Salmeron, Staff Writer

May 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles

If you’ve eaten lunch at Miami High, you must have heard about the famous 25 cent cookies everyone raves about. They’re rich, sweet, chewy, and you feel like you are becoming one with the cookie. Haven’t you ever wondered who is responsible for creating them? Marta Orozco is one of the many...

Miami High’s Architecture

Miami High’s Architecture

By Genoveva Mejia, Staff Writer

May 31, 2017


Filed under Features

Miami High School is a neighborhood school with a lot of tradition and many buildings. It began as a little wooden schoolhouse in 1903, and is currently the oldest high school in Miami-Dade County.   The current school buildings, which were built in 1928, are famous for their architecture and featu...

The Big Sting in Town

The Big Sting in Town

By Candace Garcia, Staff Writer

May 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles

The one and only Mr. Valdes, Miami Senior High's beloved principal, is known for always being a helping hand and a friendly face. You can often catch him roaming around this amazing school!   Life as a Principal Mr. Valdes makes running a school look so easy, even though being a principa...

Danaize Has Spice!

Danaize Has Spice!

By Ariel Trueba, News Editor

May 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles

From being in Honoria, to becoming a full-time teacher and being accepted into Miami Dade’s Honors College, senior Danaize Sanchez is a high-achiever with a bright future. It was not an easy start for Danaize, having to deal with family issues since the age of 1. Her mother, unfortunately, neglected...

THE END OF A LEGEND

THE END OF A LEGEND

By Raul Trochez, Staff Writer

May 31, 2017


Filed under Features, News

Mr. George Bain, the former MHS CAP counselor, passed away to cancer this year. His death has left a hole in the spirit of Miami High, but the memory of who he was and what he did lives on in those whose lives he touched. For student services department chairperson Ms. Diaz de Villegas, Mr. Bain was her...

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