Families of Freedom Elementary School gathered Sept. 10 for a special PTO pasta dinner, as well as a chance to hear about the school's curriculum and attend a book fair.
More than 150 grandparents flocked to Braden River Elementary School Sept. 13 for the schoolâ€™s special Grandparent's Day luncheon. Braden River's Parent-Teacher Organization gave out special treats to grandparents who participated in the red hat and red tie contests.
The organization will hold Manatee County Troop Building Nights in the East County starting Sept. 8.
Thousands of football fans flooded Lakewood Ranch High School for the kickoff of the 2010 regular season. The Mustangs earned their first win against East County rivals Braden River 21-7.
Julie Aranibar and Jane Pfeilsticker will be vying for the Manatee County School Board District 3 seat in November.
Starting Sept. 14, Temple Sinai will be offering mid-week Hebrew classes at The-Out-of-Door Academy in Lakewood Ranch for students enrolled in its program.
This school year, the Rich family will host German student Louisa Sinz, who started classes at Lakewood Ranch High School this week.