February 2, 2013
Families at Gene Witt Elementary School enjoyed an afternoon of sunshine Feb. 2, as the school hosted its Winter Wonderland Carnival.
February 1, 2013
Lakewood Ranch High School theater students are performing "The Drowsy Chaperone" at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1 and Feb. 2. at the school.
January 31, 2013
The Manatee County School board approved a list six finalists for the district's superintendent post in a special workshop today.
January 30, 2013
A proposed school calendar for the 2013-2014 school year in Manatee County Schools would include a start date of Aug. 19, 2013, and an end date of June 9, 2014.
January 27, 2013
The Manatee Education Foundation hosted the sixth annual 2013 Heart & Soul Gala and Live Art Auction Jan. 26 at Polo Grill. Student artists were recognized for their work and received scholarships ranging from $150 to $1,500 and other gifts.
January 26, 2013
Boys at Freedom Elementary School enjoyed a night of sweets and bingo with their mothers during the school's first mother and son Ice Cream Social Jan. 25.
January 26, 2013
Students at Braden River High School put the Wicked Witch on trial during a rehearsal of “Trial of the Wicked Witch” Jan. 24. The show, a parody of fairy tales, played Jan. 25 and Jan. 26 in the Braden River auditorium.
January 25, 2013
Foundations Academy and The Tabernacle Christian School celebrated the winter season with snow days.
January 19, 2013
The sights and sounds of the 97th Manatee County Fair are filling the skyline in Palmetto, where East County residents and others are enjoying midway rides, a smorgasbord of food, livestock shows, exhibits, concerts and more.
January 18, 2013
Students and parents got an intimate look at the educational options in Sarasota/Manatee at the Rock Your Robot School Fair Jan. 17 at Polo Grill.
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.