Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) held a Bahamas Benefit Concert last Saturday at Miami Arts Studio (MAS) 6-12 at Zelda Glazer, which featured performing groups from MAS, South Miami Middle, Winston Park K-8 Center, Miami Shores Elementary, Miami Norland Senior High, Jose de Diego Middle, W.R. Thomas Middle, South Miami K-8 Center, Southwood Middle, Dr. Manuel C. Barreiro Elementary, New World School of the Arts, the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, Arthur & Polly Mays Conservatory of the Arts, Coral Gables Senior High, Hialeah Gardens Senior High, Miami Northwestern Senior High, Hialeah Gardens Middle and Coral Reef Senior High.
M-DCPS, through The Foundation for New Education Initiative (FNEI), raised more than $70,000 for Operation Helping Hands to help support hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. WPLG Anchor Louis Aguirre served as the master of ceremonies.
Concert sponsors were the Miami Dolphins, Arey Jones, and Dade Tech Solutions, along with partners Curriculum Associates and Toyota of North Miami.Wanda “Star” Williams & the Starlettes from Miami Shores Elementary performed “Da Doo Ron Ron”
Wanda “Star” Williams & the Starlettes from Miami Shores Elementary performed “Da Doo Ron Ron”
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