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2017 ProStart Culinary Team Competitions

By | March 23rd, 2017|Categories: NAF Academies|Tags: , , |

Sponsored by The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association Educational Foundation (FRLAEF) John A Ferguson, Hialeah Gardens, and South Dade Senior High School students participated in the 2017 ProStart Culinary Team Competition on March 3-4, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. A total of 47 schools from around Florida participated in the competition with 15 schools winning top awards [...]

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Green Treasures

By | October 25th, 2016|Categories: STEAM|Tags: , |

On October 14, 2016, Family and Consumer Science students from John I. Smith K-8 Middle Learning Center traveled to the Fairchild Tropical Garden for the Ultimate Leadership Experience. Ethnobotany is the study of how different cultures use and prepare indigenous plants. Students learned about Ethnobotany and conducted interviews with senior citizens to find out how people [...]

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BizInnovator Teaches Entrepreneurial Mindset

By | October 22nd, 2016|Categories: Criminal Justice, Middle School|Tags: , , |

CTE Teachers of Agriscience, Family Consumer Science, and Public Service attended a 2-day workshop presented by the Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship of The University of Iowa on October 19-20, 2016. The "BizInnovator" is an entrepreneurship curriculum software that enables educators to teach the entrepreneurial mindset" to students; by encouraging creativity, innovation, critical thinking, [...]

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