The 2019 Summer Youth Internship Program (SYIP for short) is a program where students can learn about the working world. It is a 5 week program from July 1st to August 2nd, 2019. It focus on 10th -12th grade students between ages 15-18 and reside in Miami-Dade County, and are currently enrolled in Miami-Dade County Public schools. It [...]
On April 19, 2019 Coral Gables Senior High School won the "Sunshine Standout" Award for their outstanding efforts in creating a news magazine, which is the highest-ranking award at the Florida Scholastic Press Association’s conference.
The 2019 First South Florida Regional was hosted at the Palm Beach County Convention Center on March 27-30. The purpose of this event is to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. This Regional develops the minds of these young individuals to become creative and go beyond the limits of an ordinary classroom. Team 59 was Rank 7 with [...]
W.R. Thomas and Coral Reef alliance took top place tournament champions at the Miami-Dade County Youth Fair VEX Robotics competition on March 17, 2019. The Tiger Industries team from W.R.T. also won first place middle school engineering notebook award. Highlights of the event include: South Dade Senior high winning 2nd competing for the first time at the Youth [...]
The United Way partners with Miami-Dade Beacon Council and Miami-Dade County Public Schools to bring Career Connections to life. Executives are recruited from the seven One Community One Goal target industries, along with local entrepreneurs to encourage students to pursue their dreams. During the series, Miami-Dade County Public Schools high school students are exposed to careers they hadn’t considered and [...]
Twenty accounting students, from G. Holmes Braddock Senior High school operate the tax site. During their accounting classes, students spent two months training in tax law and preparing to take several IRS Certification tests. The following three certification exams are required in order to participate in the VITA program: 2018 Advanced Exam; 2018 Volunteer Standards of Conduct Exam; and 2018 [...]