July 26, 2013
Millage rates are expected to decrease, but the Manatee County School District anticipates rising home values to bring in more revenue.
July 25, 2013
The Manatee County School Board will discuss its preliminary $564.89 million budget tonight.
July 22, 2013
Superintendent Rick Mills has chosen a new investigator in the Office of Professional Standards, an exceptional student education director and a director of planning and performance management — pending school board approval tonight.
July 18, 2013
The Florida Board of Education voted 4-3 to change the formula used to calculate school grades.
July 17, 2013
Alyssa Mandel, The Out-of-Door Academy's bookish librarian, is equally adept at mysteries. For her new side job, she solves them by determining the authenticity of artworks.
July 16, 2013
The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. today to discuss a recommendation to prevent school rankings from dropping more than one letter grade at a time.
July 13, 2013
Children ages 5 through 12 enjoyed a week of "Techno Club" themed activities during Kids R Kids Summer Camp July 8 through July 12.
July 13, 2013
Children in Woodland Fine Arts Academy enjoyed summer camp July 8 through July 12 and capped off their week with a showcase of scenes they'd learned.
July 12, 2013
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine will welcome its second class of dental students today.
July 10, 2013
Manatee County technology students showed off their skills and again secured national honors as they competed June 28 through July 2, at the National Technology Student Association Conference, in Orlando.
Members and guests of the Lakewood Ranch Women’s Club ventured Dec. 4 to Orlando, to view holiday decorations at the Grand Floridian and to have lunch at Downtown Disney.
The Play Readers of the Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild were in fine form as they entertained at the Art Association of Palm-Aire’s opening winter luncheon with “Fractured Fairy Tales.”
Catapulting into first place
Seven Manatee County elementary schools competed in the countywide Technology Student Association catapult competition Nov. 16, at Southeast High School. Students built the catapults on-site.