April 16, 2012
In preparation for this week's FCAT exams, children at Imagine School at Lakewood Ranch spent much of the day April 13 outside during the school’s special Field Day event.
April 14, 2012
Theater students at Braden River High School rocked out on education April 13-14 during performances of "School House Rock Live!"
April 13, 2012
As families at Braden River Elementary School gathered April 12 at the school for report card conferences, they also checked out a special Art Show and Sale in the school's cafeteria.
April 5, 2012
Preschool students enjoyed a special Easter celebration during Kiddie Academy’s Easter Egg Hunt April 5. Students collected Easter eggs and enjoyed a special visit from the Easter Bunny.
March 30, 2012
Students at Bashaw Elementary School showed off their jump roping skills and techniques during the school’s annual Jump for Fun March 28. Fifth-grade students demonstrated a variety of tricks, including a line of fire, frogs and triple back flips, among numerous others, before the rest of the school joined in on the fun. The event served as the culmination of a fundraiser in which students raised $6,865.81 for the school’s art, music and physical education programs.
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.
Manatee students capture F1 in Schools championship
Four students recently returned to Manatee County with bragging rights.
OBITUARY: Randy Hedrick
East County residents are mourning the loss of local businessman and friend, Randy Hedrick, who died suddenly Tuesday, June 4, of a heart attack.
National Champs: Sarasota Crew Men's Varsity 8+ team
The Sarasota Crew Men's Varsity 8+ team won the gold medal June 7-9, at the 2013 USRowing Youth National Championships.