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Mr. Jose Montes: Principal Today at The English Center

DEC 8, 2016 | BY THE ENGLISH CENTER

On Thursday, December 8th we were honored to have Mr. Jose Montes serve as Principal Today at The English Center. Among the many activities of his busy day as “Principal” were visiting classes, speaking with our students, meeting with our faculty and staff, and collaborating with our school’s Principal, Ms. Yamila Carballo on upcoming school events.


Success Pathways Students Organize Thanksgiving Food Drive

DEC 22, 2016 | BY TELEMUNDO 51

For the past several weeks, the students in our Success Pathways program have been collecting and organizing a large assortment of grocery items in order to provide needy families with Thanksgiving food baskets. All of the items collected during the food drive were generously donated by the students, faculty, and staff from The English Center. This week our Success Pathways students prepared and delivered the baskets which contained all of the items needed for a complete Thanksgiving dinner to over 50 families.


Success Pathways Students Volunteer at Kensington Park Elementary’s Fall Festival

OCT 27-28, 2016 | BY THE ENGLISH CENTER

On Thursday and Friday, October 27th and 28th, the students in our Success Pathways program served as volunteers at Kensington Park Elementary School’s annual Fall Festival. These English Center students eagerly assisted with several activities in the preparation of the festival which included making and painting many of the event’s decorations. They also wore a variety of costumes in order to participate as the characters which inhabited the festival’s haunted house.


2016 Constitution and Citizenship Day at The English Center

SEP 17, 2016 | BY THE ENGLISH CENTER

We thank Mr. Jonathan Gonzalez and the students from his Citizenship classes for their help with our Constitution and Citizenship Day 2016 decorations and activities at The English Center. The purpose of Constitution and Citizenship Day, which was officially established in 2004, is to commemorate the creation and signing of the supreme law of the land and to honor and celebrate the privileges and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship for both native-born and naturalized citizens.


The English Center Proudly Recognizes our Career/Technical Program Completers at Winter Trimester Graduation Ceremony

APR 19, 2016 | BY THE ENGLISH CENTER

On Tuesday, April 19, 2016, our Winter Trimester graduation ceremony was held in order to honor the achievements of our Career/Technical program students who completed their program of study.


Schools of Miami-Dade Preparing for the Arrival of Cuban Children

JAN 13, 2016 | BY LISETT MARI | TELEMUNDO 51

The School Board of Miami-Dade approved a resolution requesting support to the federal government before the imminent arrival of Cuban immigrants from Costa Rica. 


Teens Find a New Path to a High School Education

DEC 16, 2015 | BY DEBORA LIMA | THE MIAMI HERALD 

When Maria Jose Lainez woke up on Tuesday morning, instead of her usual jeans and sneakers, she opted for a black knee-length dress and nude, patent-leather pumps.

By 10:30 a.m., she strode across an auditorium stage as one of 45 graduates from Success Pathways, a program that serves teens who have been turned away from local high schools…


As Parents Settle into a New Life, 4-year-old Waits For Santa Claus

DEC 11, 2015 | BY ARTURO ARIAS-POLO | THE MIAMI HERALD

When the students in the day-care facility at The English Center – an adult education facility run by Miami-Dade County Public Schools in southeastern Miami – clipped the imag­es of gifts they want for Christmas and glued them to their letters to Santa Claus, 4-year-old Robert Docina chose a tricycle, a Playskool Hero, a mini…