Public schools in Manatee County this morning welcomed back more than 42,000 students to begin the 2011-12 school year.
So far, district officials say the day has gone smoothly.
"Things are going very well this morning," said Supervisor of Communications & Public Information Margi Nanney. "Our staff has worked very hard all summer to prepare for schools, and it's going smoothly so far."
The East County includes eight elementary schools, three middle schools and two high schools.
For photos of Braden River High School's Freshmen Orientation, click here.
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Coats for kids
Knights of Columbus Councils are helping children in need by providing coats to children in their communities through the order’s Coats for Kids program.
Santa and his elf made a surprise stop Dec. 13, at WineStyles, in San Marco Plaza, by Harley-Davidson motorcycle, during the store’s weekly Friday night wine-tasting event.
Members and guests of the Lakewood Ranch Women’s Club ventured Dec. 4 to Orlando, to view holiday decorations at the Grand Floridian and to have lunch at Downtown Disney.