May 10, 2014
Hundreds of runners gathered May 10, at Lakewood Ranch High School, for the Lakewood Ranch High School band program’s Run for the Music 5K.
May 8, 2014
Haile Middle School will host the latest Manatee County School District community conversation.
May 8, 2014
Members of the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Emergency Medicine Club will stage an Operation Prom event at 1 p.m., May 8, at Bayshore High School’s Balvanz Stadium, 5401 34th St. West, Bradenton.
May 7, 2014
Charlie Kennedy, a Manatee High School social studies teacher, will run for the District 2 seat of the Manatee County School Board.
May 5, 2014
After his elimination from "American Idol" May 1, Braden River High student Sam Woolf appeared on "Live! With Kelly and Michael" May 5, and talks life after "Idol."
May 3, 2014
Students at Lakewood Ranch High School enjoyed a "Great Gatsby" themed prom May 2, at the Sarasota Hyatt.
April 29, 2014
State College of Florida students who meet admissions requirements will gain early acceptance to Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Master’s in Health Services Administration (MHSA) program.
April 23, 2014
A frenzy of children, who sported pipe cleaner antennae on their heads and paper wings on their backs, filled the playground of All God’s Children Preschool April 23. The 11 students in Carol Beatty’s VPK class said goodbye to their new friends — the butterflies they have had in their classroom and for which they have cared since the insects were caterpillars — during butterfly release day.
April 17, 2014
Students in Marti Bhame's second-grade class, at Braden River Elementary, embodied fictional characters and brought their stories to life during their production of "The Three F's…Fables, Folktales and Fairy Tales," April 17. The students performed three bite-sized renditions of "The Grasshopper and the Ant," "Dinerella" — "Cinderella" with dinosaurs — and "Stone Soup." Each mini play represented a different type of story to coincide with fairy tale and other story-themed curriculum Bhame has been teaching.
April 17, 2014
Children at Kiddie Academy enjoyed visits with the Easter Bunny, as well as an Easter egg hunt April 17, on the school's playground.
Instructor jazzes up routine
The East County’s Sue Encke, a jazzercise instructor, recently attended the annual Jazzercise Live event in Washington, D.C., along with more than 1,500 other customers and instructors from across the world.
Tiny Hands supports students
The Tiny Hands Foundation, with the help of more than 200 volunteers, will fill 1,500 backpacks with school supplies for children in need from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 2, at the Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota, 3100 Fruitville Road, Sarasota.
Fund begins wreath sales
The Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund, established in honor of former Out-of-Door Academy student Taylor Emmons, is at it again.