Stories written by Suzanne Gottlieb Calleja

County, JHS officials launch new Mobile Mammogram Unit


Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez and county commissioners along with Jackson Health System (JHS) officials recently participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony for Jackson Memorial Hospital’s new Mobile Mammogram Unit. The event was part of the county’s daylong kickoff for Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October). Miami-Dade County and Jackson Health System have partnered to […]

Palmer Trinity student takes part in international youth volleyball


By Suzanne Gottlieb Calleja…. Palmer Trinity School student Paulina Prieto, Class of 2012, recently was in Ankara, Turkey, where she competed with the USA Girl’s Youth National Volleyball Team for the Fédéracion Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) Youth World Championship 2011. The competition is a biennial event that features the top 15 Youth (Under 18) players […]

Palmer Trinity School goes ‘green’ with new library HVAC system


By Suzanne Gottlieb Calleja….   Pictured are Miami-Dade grants coordinators Doris MacPherson and Daniel Hall with Grants to Go Green contractor Julio Zaldivar, Jr. Palmer Trinity School’s official colors may be blue and gold, but the campus is awash in green thanks to a new energy-efficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system in the […]

Brains, beauty reign with student at Palmer Trinity


By Suzanne Gottlieb Calleja…. Palmer Trinity senior Sana Imam — already named Senior Class president, president of the Indian Cultural Appreciation Club, vice president of National Honor Society, Thespians and the Center for Writing — added another title to her list of accomplishments: “Miss Indo-Caribbean Sapna (Dream) 2011.” The “Miss Indo-Caribbean Sapna (Dream) 2011 Pageant,” […]

Paula Abdul selects Palmer Trinity School student and local dance group for Live Appearance on her Reality TV Show

Katie DiFede

By Suzanne Gottlieb Calleja…. Three months ago, Palmer Trinity School senior Katie DiFede and her dance team, Twitch, had the surprise of their lives. After months of auditioning for Paula Abdul’s new CBS show, “Live to Dance,” Paula  herself visited Twitch’s Miami’s dance studio, Dance Attack, to  announce that they had been chosen for the show, which […]

Soccer balls donated by Palmer Trinity boys soccer team

Palmer Trinity School Boys’ Varsity Soccer team with the soccer balls they donated in Homestead.

By Suzanne Calleja…. Palmer Trinity School boys’ varsity soccer coach Julio Melean and his team decided they wanted to give back to the community by beginning a new tradition called “Project Kick Start Christmas.” So, on Dec. 18, more than 30 soccer balls were donated with a promise of more to come at the Parish […]

Village proclaims special day for Palmer Trinity’s Kalbac

Tyler Kalbac receives award from Palmetto Bay Mayor Eugene Flinn as mom, Beth, and dad, Dan, watch proudly.

By Suzanne Gottlieb Calleja The Village of Palmetto Bay recently recognized the outstanding commitment of Palmer Trinity student Tyler Kalbac, graduate in the Class of 2010 and a Silver Knight Award winner in the field of athletics. Mayor Eugene P. Flinn Jr., together with the village council, recognized Kalbac by designating July 12, 2010, as […]

Student scores a perfect SAT score

Perfect 2400 shirinrazdan

By: Suzanne Gottlieb Calleja Shririn Razdan, Palmer Trinity School Class of 2011 (Junior), has scored a perfect 2400 on her SAT college entrance exam. She found out about her flawless score of 800 in critical reading, 800 in math and 800 in writing when she went online to check the results. “I yelped when I […]