Students from AcadeMir Charter School Middle visit Biscayne National Park

Ms. Crespo’s Ecology of South Florida class went to Biscayne National Park on Dec. 1, 2015. The class loaded into a bus at 8 a.m. Once loaded in they set off to Biscayne and arrived after about 45 minutes. Once they arrived they were met by a ranger who showed them around.

The class explored for a bit, then performed an experiment involving plankton and microscopes. Continue reading “Students from AcadeMir Charter School Middle visit Biscayne National Park”

John Martinez wins first AcadeMir Charter School Middle Spelling Bee

Grade 8 student John Martinez won the first AcadeMir Charter School Middle Spelling Bee in the school’s cafeteria on December 10. The runner-up was Jason Gorelick, also in Grade 8.

The ACSM bee started with 12 students who qualified through spelling quizzes given in all classes. Continue reading “John Martinez wins first AcadeMir Charter School Middle Spelling Bee”

Election 2016: Candidate Profiles — Bernie Sanders

In an effort to inform our students, Opinion Editor Matthew Brodermann will be profiling presidential candidates this election season. Any opinions shared do not necessarily reflect those of ACSM, employees of the school or other staff members of The Tiger’s Tale.

Bernard “Bernie” Sanders is the Junior Senator representing Vermont in the United States Senate, and a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. Continue reading “Election 2016: Candidate Profiles — Bernie Sanders”

Election 2016: Candidate Profiles — Donald Trump

In an effort to inform our students, Opinion Editor Matthew Broderman will be profiling presidential candidates this election season. Any opinions shared do not necessairily reflect those of ACSM, employees of the school or other staff members of The Tiger’s Tale.

Donald Trump, the current leader of the Republican Party’s race for a presidential nominee (though he finished a disappointing second in the Iowa caucus), is best known as a successful real estate and host of the NBC reality TV program, “The Apprentice.” However, he has toyed with the idea of a Republican or even Independent presidential run on numerous occasions in the past 30 years. He has had a tendency to expand his notability for these potential runs with extravagant public antics, such as his decision in 2011 to join the group of Americans who questioned President Barack Obama’s birth within the United States. Dubbed “birthers” – they accused Obama of having been born in Kenya, and thus being constitutionally ineligible for the office of President. Continue reading “Election 2016: Candidate Profiles — Donald Trump”

Music, dance and acting on display at AcadeMir Charter School Middle’s Hispanic Heritage Show

The Hispanic Heritage Show, featuring songs, dancing and skits performed by students, took place over two days in the cafeteria at AcadeMir Charter School Middle.

The show, which started on Oct. 22 but concluded on Oct. 29, started with the period 2 dance class dancing to La Gozadera by Gente De Zona featuring Marc Anthony. Next, period 4 presented the Cuban house party skit. Karla Shuik and Meerelyn Santos from period 6 music performed Código Amistad from the Disney Channel show Violetta. Continue reading “Music, dance and acting on display at AcadeMir Charter School Middle’s Hispanic Heritage Show”

AcadeMir Charter School Middle students try out for “Court of Dreams” team

AcadeMir Charter School Middle students from all grade levels interested in participating in the “Court of Dreams” event at the AmericanAirlines Arena this year participated in tryouts on Sept. 21.

“We will be playing in the Triple A on Nov. 11,” Coach Andrews said. “That is a no school day and the kids will be playing against themselves. It will be a scrimmage game.” Continue reading “AcadeMir Charter School Middle students try out for “Court of Dreams” team”