March 25, 2012
Lakewood Ranch High School drama students will present "Anything Goes" this weekend at the high school auditorium. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m., March 29 to 31, with a matinee at 2 p.m. March 31. Tickets are $10 per adult and $5 per student or child. For more information, call the box office, 727-6100, Ext. 2189.
March 23, 2012
Students at The Out-of-Door Academy brought the story of Willy Wonka and his chocolate factory to life with performances of "Willy Wonka an the Chocolate Factory" March 22, at the school's Black Box Theatre. Shows continue nightly at 7 p.m., through March 24.
March 15, 2012
Children at Love Comes First Preschool learned about reptiles during a special presentation by representatives of the Sarasota Jungle Gardens March 14.
March 14, 2012
Braden River High School's Academy of Arts and Communications Technology hosted its fourth annual Art & Film Festival March 9.
March 9, 2012
Students at Gullett Elementary School on Thursday threw wet sponges at their teachers.
March 2, 2012
Students at Nolan Middle School brought back a 1950s Broadway classic March 2 with their rendition of "Guys and Dolls Jr."
February 28, 2012
East County residents rallied for education during the annual Take Stock in Children 10K/5K/Fun Run fundraising race Feb. 26, at Lakewood Ranch Main Street.
February 26, 2012
Families of McNeal Elementary School gathered Feb. 25 in the school's courtyard for a school carnival. Guests enjoyed carnival-style games, a dunk tank, inflatables, food, prizes and more.
February 24, 2012
Fathers and daughters at Freedom Elementary School danced the night away tonight during the school's Divas and Daddies Dance.
February 23, 2012
Students at Braden River Elementary School let the good times roll during the school’s Cafeteria Rock Star Day Feb. 23. During their lunch periods, students enjoyed a special rock star menu and listened to rock and roll hits played by the Guitar Center’s Stephen Miller and Jimi Gee. The event celebrated BRE’s Learning Rocks school theme.
Ranch rallies against cancer
East County residents will rally to fight cancer Saturday, May 18, as the American Cancer Society hosts its annual Lakewood Ranch Relay for Life event at the Lakewood Ranch YMCA.
Barista pours on fun for daughters
State Road 70 Starbucks barista and East County resident Cyndee Vanderford showed her daughters the world of lattes and mochas for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day April 25.
Troop plants Freedom's courtyard
Girls in Girl Scouts Junior Troop 181, at Freedom Elementary School, recently earned their Bronze Award by researching and planting the back of the school’s courtyard.