December 5, 2010
Bashaw Elementary School students enjoyed some holiday fun during the school's holiday festival Dec. 4. Students and their families enjoyed bounce houses, face painting, carnival-style games, refreshments and a performance by the Bashaw chorus, among other activities.
December 3, 2010
Lakewood Ranch High School students hit the stage Thursday night, debuting the play "Somewhere, Nowhere." Another performance will be offered tonight at 7 p.m., in the school’s auditorium.
December 2, 2010
Canadian playwright Lindsay Price visited Lakewood Ranch High School this week, holding playwriting workshops with theater students and working with actors in her play "Somewhere, Nowhere," which debuts at 7 p.m. tonight.
November 29, 2010
The Lakewood Ranch High School marching band competed at the 2010 FMBC State Championships Nov. 20 at Tropicana Field. The band earned a seventh-place finished in Class 4A with its show, "It Was a Good Year."
November 29, 2010
Braden River High School's marching band took its competition show to the 2010 FMBC State Championships Nov. 20 at Chamberlain High School in Tampa. The band competed against the best in the state and earned a ninth-place finish in Class 3A.
November 23, 2010
Primrose School at Lakewood Ranch and The Goddard School both hosted special food drive activities in honor of Thanksgiving.
November 22, 2010
The Out-of-Door Academy's Lakewood Ranch campus buzzed with excitement for the school’s annual ODA Thunder Fun Day event Nov. 20. Children enjoyed rock-climbing walls, an inflatable obstacle course, crafts, games and more.
November 21, 2010
Braden River Elementary School staff and PTO members enjoyed the school's The Denim & Diamonds Fall Ball Party and Fundraiser Nov. 6 at the Sarasota Polo Club. The event featured tapas, beverages, music and a live auction. All proceeds will benefit BRE students in the Accelerated Reading and Renzulli programs.
November 19, 2010
Kindergarten students at Primrose School at Lakewood Ranch got a hands-on lesson in giving Nov. 19 as they headed to a local Publix to shop for food for the homeless for Thanksgiving.
November 14, 2010
From inflatable obstacle courses and carnival games to performances and plenty of treats, Tara Elementary School students and families enjoyed a day of fun at the school's Fall Festival Nov. 13. The event also featured an auction for baskets created by classes at Tara.
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Ranch women make visit to McCurdy’s
Members of the Lakewood Ranch Women’s Club enjoyed an fun-filled evening at McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre Sept. 24.
Girl Scout earns Silver Award
Cypress Potter recently earned her Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest award for Girl Scout cadets in grades sixth through eighth, from the Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida.