Braden River High School students took their education to new heights today. Engineering teacher Gil Burlew led the Pirates during a rocket launching project, which tasked students to build rockets and attempt to land them closest to a designated target on the ground.
Pre-kindergarten students at The Goddard of School of Lakewood Ranch donned caps and gowns for the first time during the school's Pre-K Commencement May 21 at The Concession Golf Club. Family members and teachers congratulated the young students as they celebrated the milestone.
Willis Elementary School students celebrated the end of the school year with a fun-filled Field Day May 27. Students enjoyed a day outside while competing in a variety of games, including tug-of-war, limbo and even three-legged races.
Manatee County School District and other officials congratulated students from Lincoln, Sugg, Harlee and Johnson middle schools for completing the Amer-I-Can program with a special graduation ceremony May 26 at Braden River High School.
Children at Gullett Elementary School recently enjoyed Nike Day.
Braden River Elementary showed its appreciation for its volunteers during its Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast this morning.
About 30 volunteers enjoyed pastries, fruit, juice and coffee along with a slide show.
Eighth-grade students at Braden River Middle School celebrated their middle school years with a special dance, themed "A Royal Evening" on May 20. Festivities also included the announcement of eighth-grade "notables."