Booker T. Washington High School
Students and supporters of the Booker T. Washington Tornadoes are out in force at the school Friday morning as the top-ranked football team prepares to leave for the state championships in Orlando.
While the Florida State Seminoles are on the cusp of playing for a BCS national championship; the Booker T. Washington Tornadoes are poised to claim their own national championship this Saturday in Orlando.
If you want to see some of the best football in the area, it’s not at Sun Life Stadium; it’s probably at Traz Powell Stadium in Miami.
USAToday.com released its annual Top 25 high school rankings and Miami-Dade County took two spots in the top 10, including the number one overall team in the country.
The Miami Hurricanes landed a major player that they really wanted, Saturday.
We devote the entire half-hour of this week’s Facing South Florida with Jim DeFede to what life is like for students at Booker T. Washington High School, both at school and away from school. The format is roundtable with Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, as well as Booker T’s principal, and one of its teachers.
Booker T. Washington High School is surrounded by violence.
With teen violence and bullying seemingly on the rise, local schools are fighting back. Thursday a group of students at Booker T. Washington High School participated in a conflict resolution work shop called “Lets Talk It Out.”
More than 20 pastors from around Miami-Dade met with Miami Police Chief Manuel Orosa for a few hours on Tuesday and say he endorsed some of their ideas to curb the shootings that plagued the inner city.
A 15-year-old youngster who was shot in the back five weeks ago while riding his bicycle is home from the hospital and says he prays he one day will be able to walk again.