Superheroes, princesses and even a pint-sized Vincent van Gogh made an appearance in Lakewood Ranch for Primrose School's annual Parade of Costumes Oct. 31. Following the parade for family members and friends, the costumed kids headed inside for classroom parties.
The Parent Committee at Kiddie Academy hosted the preschool's second Apple Gala Oct. 22 at Cantina Toscana.
In keeping with its "In the Neighborhood" theme during October, The Goddard School at Lakewood Ranch hosted a variety of professionals throughout the month. Children enjoyed a visit by a fire truck and ambulance Oct. 21.
Students at Braden River Elementary School enjoyed a trunk-or-treat, games, inflatables and more during the school's Harvest Moon Bash Oct. 29.
The Nolan Middle School girls soccer team defeated King Middle 4-0 Oct. 20 to capture the 2011 Manatee County championship and finish the season undefeated.
Donning their Halloween costumes, children at McNeal Elementary School gathered Oct. 21 with their families in the school's cafeteria for a Costume Ball. Attendees enjoyed pizza and ice cream, dancing and a costume contest, among other activities.
Students at Braden River High School tonight concluded Homecoming week festivities with a circus-themed Homecoming Dance.