Miami High News

The Challenge of Being an ESOL Student

The Challenge of Being an ESOL Student

By Roger Herrera, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Features

Miami High is a very diverse school with students and teachers from all over Latin America and the world. ESOL students face many difficulties throughout the process of becoming a fluent English speaker from being left apart from the activities to being bullied by peers because of their accent or even...

I Need To Write This Down!

I Need To Write This Down!

By Jasmine Bermudez, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Personality Profiles

Writing is a great way to express anything and everything. There are different types of writing for everyone. Writing can portray the emotions of a poet or help researchers with their findings. Many interpretations can come through writing words. To the people who adore writing, its significance is...

Honoria is Forever!

By Belmar Hernandez, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features

“Who are we? HONORIA! Our colors are blue and white! And what do we do? We run the school, we run the school, we run the school!” HONORIA is a spirit club, was one of the first clubs brought to Miami High, and is most known for hosting Mr. Miami High event. At first, HONORIA was an all-girl club...

Who is Waldo?

Who is Waldo?

By Daniela Same

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles, Showcase

Eccentric, dedicated, and always with stories to tell, Mr. Waldo Rodriguez has dedicated 30 years of knowledge and effort to teaching U.S. Government and Economics at Miami High. Student Waldo graduated from Miami High in 1973 and was part of the football team. He was a B student and didn’t par...

Senior Expenses

Senior Expenses

By Emely Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

When you begin high school, you’re waiting for the moment you finally become a senior. You can’t wait till the first day of school when you get to wear your senior crowns and let everyone know that you run the school. And on top of it being your last year of high school, you get the opportunity to...

Math Teacher Mr. Jara

Math Teacher Mr. Jara

By John Clement, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles, Showcase

A former Miami High student, Mr. Jara has returned as a math teacher to the high school he grew up with. Nearing the end of his second year here, he continues to devote himself to student success.   Education and Career Mr. Jara graduated with the Class of 2008. A significant development d...

Paying For College

Paying For College

By Gina Martinez, Copy Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Features, Photo Gallery, Showcase

Most seniors have their eyes set on attending college after high school. Some may not realize how pricey college can be or if they can even afford it. Still, there are tons of resources out there to help you pay off a higher-level education. Cost of College Depending on where you decide to attend...

A Place Where Cultures Mix

A Place Where Cultures Mix

By Paola Urribarri, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under Features

Do you remember your first day at this school? I do; it was last year. I enrolled later in the year, and when I came to the school for the first time to matriculate, I had already passed by two other schools looking for information, and one of them was an All-White school and the other one was an All-Black...

ESOL Students

ESOL Students

By Darlyn Bracero, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under Features

Students who speak English sometimes feel frustrated when they don’t understand something in their classes. Can you imagine how frustrating it is for ESOL students whose greater barrier is the English language? “I feel very confused when classmates or teachers speak to me in English because I don’t...

Does Music Influence Behavior?

Does Music Influence Behavior?

By Lisbeth Chavarria, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

When you hear the word music, which genre comes to mind?  I have come to know a truth; this generation’s taste in music varies. For senior Rocio Rodriguez, “The most popular genre is hip hop.” Kelin Escobar, senior, says the most popular genre of music is inspired by the surroundings, ambient...

Stress

Stress

By Angie Elvir, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

It’s midnight, and you’re studying for a big exam the next morning. On top of it, you also have to complete homework for your other classes. Now you’re completely stressed out and wonder why you procrastinate so much. But you’re not alone. Nearly everyone in some point of their lives has experienced...

Behind the Scenes at Stingtown News

Behind the Scenes at Stingtown News

By Claudia Farrada, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Stingtown News

Lights, Camera, Action! Stingtown News has been part of Miami High since 1987. 160 shows are produced every year and two live shows every day; one show is produced in English and another one in Spanish. Stingtown News started off with just one small camera. However, Dr. Underwood got a big grant and...

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