October 28, 2014
At its meeting at 5:45 p.m. Oct. 28, the Manatee County School District will hear a presentation from Shinn and Co. — the company reviewing the School Board's policies and procedures — on the district's payroll, IT and other practices.
October 24, 2014
Children at Freedom Elementary School and their families donned costumes and Halloween spirit tonight during the Parent-Teacher Organization's Monster Mash.
October 17, 2014
The last performance of "A Closer Look" will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 18, at The Out-of-Door Academy.
October 2, 2014
Schools Superintendent Rick Mills announced Oct. 1 that the Manatee County School District is canceling its contract with Sarasota Security Patrol, Inc., effective Oct. 31.
September 29, 2014
The Citizens for Sunshine group sued the Manatee County School District for its approval process of hiring armed guards at area elementary schools.
September 27, 2014
After studying several cultures over the last month, children at Primrose School at Lakewood Ranch celebrated diversity with a special event Sept. 26.
September 22, 2014
After failing to comply with public records request by Michael Barfield, the Manatee County School District is slated to pay Barfield $21,000 at the School Board's meeting at 5:45 p.m. Sept. 23.
September 20, 2014
Parents of children at B.D. Gullett Elementary School golfed the University Park Country Club golf course to raise funds for the school.
September 11, 2014
Braden River Middle School students and faculty members met Sept. 10, in the school's gym, for the monthly Renaissance Assembly. Students who earn 3.5 GPAs, or improve by .5 from the previous semester, attend the monthly celebration, which this month included faculty members, such as Carl and Michele McClellan, completing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
September 10, 2014
At its Sept. 9 meeting, the Manatee County School District voted to place security personnel at 32 area elementary schools.
As ladies in the Lakewood Ranch Women’s Club walked into a Monte Carlo-themed Casino Night Oct. 23, at the Polo Grill and Bar, a Sean Connery-version of James Bond, dressed in a white tuxedo, took them by the arms, and posed for a picture.
Give, get a treat
Residents of Summerfield Glades have made it a Halloween tradition to gather at the driveway of Maggie White and pass out candy.
Fall back an hour
Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Nov. 2, so turn back those clocks before bedtime Saturday night.