Students at Lakewood Ranch High School partied the night away at Prom May 13 at the Hyatt Regency in Sarasota. This year's Prom featured an Asian-inspired theme, "Dance with the Dragon."
McNeal Elementary girls enjoyed a special evening with the special men in their lives during the school's first Father-Daughter Dance May 13. Father, grandfathers and others joined the girls on the dance floor for a night of fun.
East County youth showed off their dance moves May 12 at the Tara Elementary School Dance Team and Braden River Middle School Panther Dance Recital at Braden River High School.
Students at the Out-of-Door Academy today showed their school spirit during the school's annual Spirit Day event. Students enjoyed games such as dodge ball, handball, an egg toss and more.
Artwork created by third-graders at Willis Elementary School was selected for the Embracing Our Differences exhibit at Island Park in Sarasota.
Students at Haile Middle School this weekend performed "The Wizard of Oz" for audiences. The East County Observer caught up with performers about their experience.
Students at Haile Middle School are bringing the story of Dorothy and Todo to life this weekend with performances of "The Wizard of Oz" at Manatee Elementary School. The last show is 2 p.m., today.