ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?!?!

While many sports are popular in the USA, the most popular league is by far the NFL (National Football League). The basic idea of the sport is pretty simple, concentrating on distance — in fact, it is often called a “game of inches”. Football season officially started on September 5th, but the Miami Dolphins didn’t … Read more

Student Writing – Community Service (by Leah Park)

Every month, we invite a guest to come to our school and give an academic-style lecture to the students.  Students write essays on the lecture, and a winner is chosen.  This month we have TWO winners!   Tolmage Thornhill works for Miami city regarding community service.  She gave us a lecture about what community service … Read more

Student Writing – Community Service (by Diego Chico)

Every month, we invite a guest to come to our school and give an academic-style lecture to the students.  Students write essays on the lecture, and a winner is chosen.  This month we have TWO winners!   All systems in all coutnries have their bad parts.  This is why there are a lot of people … Read more

Idiom of the Week: “Like the back of my hand”

As we all know, language can’t be translated word by word.  Everyone that has tried to learn a new language has certainly fallen into the trap of looking at individual words and translating them back into our own.  The results can be extremely embarassing/funny/awkward/confusing.   In American English, when we say that we know something … Read more

Red Bull Flugtag Comes to Miami!

Red Bull brought its “Flugtag” event to Miami In September!   For the uninitiated, competitors from around the world compete in five different cities on that day to see who has the best homemade “flying machine”.  Of course, this needs to be done next to a large source of water, as these “machines” aren’t very … Read more

Idiom of the Week – A Blessing In Disguise

Can  you guess what this idiom means? Does it mean: 1) Santa Clause is going to come and give you presents dressed as someone else. 2) You have to disguise yourself. 3) Something good that isn’t recognized at first.   Leave you thoughts in the comments box.

Staff Member of the Month – Amanda Ross-Gomez

Amanda Ross-Gomez Center Director   Hometown Chicago, Illinois   Miami Recommendation Eat your heart out!  We are lucky to live in this diverse, multi-cultural city.  Miami’s international residents have brought their amazing culture and food from their home countries.  If you only try hamburgers, hot dogs and pizza while you are here you are missing … Read more

Student of the Month – Jiwoong Choi

Elementary   Student’s Country South Korea Student’s Miami Recommendation Miami is one of the best cities in the world. You can go to beautiful beach and meet all cross country people especially winter season weather is going to be better. I think you don’t need to go to another country if you stay here because … Read more