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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 SAFETY; CPR; SCUBA DIVING; AQUA FITNESS; WATER SAFETY EDUCATION

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 could see police that were coming with us and, yeah, they went with their motorcycles outside. It was a lot of fun.” The children were ages 8 to 14, and they were alongside business and community leaders. “The school, all of our friends — it’s the best,” said Martinez. Larry Handfield of the Handfield Firm said he recognizes what some of these children see every day. “When they wake up, ...

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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 Middle School principal Bridget McKinney sits in on one of the speech and debate classes she's required her students to take. McKinney says the Common Core standards emphasis using evidence and making arguments. It took McKinney back to college — she was a speech major. So she decided her sixth, seventh and eighth graders would have to take a speech and debate course each year. McKinney says the go...

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 and inform them on how to be safe in and around water, this is so important,” McKinney sa

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