The Willis Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization carved out some special mother-child time Feb. 5, during its Muffins with Mom event before school.
The Lakewood Ranch High School theater department opened "The Pajama Game" tonight. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. through Feb. 7, and at 2 p.m. Feb. 8, at Lakewood Ranch High.
Students at Nolan Middle School bring to life the tale of Alice in Wonderland with performances of "Alice in Wonderland Jr." tonight and Saturday. Tickets cost $5.
Former Superintendent Gene Witt died Feb. 5. He was 85 years old.
Children at the Tabernacle Christian School dressed in their favorite teamâ€™s garb and headed to a grassy field Jan. 30 for the schoolâ€™s annual Football Frenzy and Bible Trivia event.
Nine East County students won first-place at the Lockheed Martin Manatee Regional Science and Engineering Fair recently. The troupe will advance to the 60th annual State Science and Engineering Fair, held March 31 through April 2, in Lakeland.
A short film written and directed by Braden River High student Carrie Dutting, "Alike" won first place at the Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival shorts competition, held Jan. 23 and Jan. 24. Dutting also won the Young Prodigy Award.