Author: Brandon Coton

WHO:       CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, AMERICAN RED CROSS; DIVERSITY IN AQUATICS; X-                            SPURT EVALUATION; PSWAP WHAT:      PSWAP INTERNATIONAL WATER SAFETY DAY EVENT WHERE:    BUNCHE POOL 15727 NW 22ND AVENUE, MIAMI GARDENS, FL 33054 WHEN:     SATURDAY, MAY 26TH, 2018 @ 9 AM – 12 PM CONTACT PERSON:   BRIDGET MCKINNEY-754-400-1441 BREAK OUT SESSIONS:   KAYAKING; BOATING SAF...

Community leaders treat 50 children to Joe’s Stone Crab in Miami Beach

MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - Underprivileged children were treated to a day of fine dining in Miami Beach, Saturday. The lunch took place at Joe’s Stone Crab in Miami Beach and was sponsored by The Handfield Firm. Fifty children were given lunch and escorted to the restaurant by police. “It was like, awesome and great,” said Lorah Park Elementary student Yander Martinez. “Awesome because we co...

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Urban League rolls out plan to transform education in Liberty City

The key to transforming Liberty City is getting parents involved in their kids’ education. That’s the message the Urban League of Greater Miami shared Thursday night at a kickoff event for the We Rise Education Village, a coordinated effort to help neighborhood children do better in school. “We’re talking about transforming the behavior of the entire village, focusing on education,” said T. Willar...

Why A Miami Middle School Is Teaching Debate To Conquer Common Core

Bridget McKinney, principal at Miami’s Allapattah Middle School, says her students struggle to pass the state’s reading and writing tests. So when McKinney first read the Common Core math and language arts standards used in Florida schools this year, what jumped out was the emphasis on answering questions and making arguments using examples and evidence from what students are reading. Allapattah M...

Always Watch Children And NEVER Leave Them Unattended

Promise....*Always watch Children and NEVER leave them unattended. *Keep children away from pool drains, pipes and other openings *If a child is missing CHECK POOL FIRST*Install a fence of at least 4 feet around perimeter of the pool or spa. #NotOneMoreDrowning #PSWAP

Channel 10: Free swim program offered to children in Opa-locka, Liberty City

OPA-LOCKA, Fla. – Six hundred children in Opa-locka and Liberty City are learning to swim for free at Shebondy Park and Bannerman Pool. PSWAP’s Learning to Swim program started in 2016 and has 600 children registered for a six-week swimming program, according to Bridget McKinney, the coordinator of the Learning to Swim program. “Because we can educate our parents, train our kids ...

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