August 11, 2010
The Florida Department of Education released grades for the assessment test late last week. East County schools again scored among the top in the district.
August 9, 2010
Manatee County School District officials tonight will hold a public hearing to discuss how they will meet class-size amendment restrictions this fall.
August 6, 2010
The Florida Department of Education today released Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test results. The Manatee County Schools Superintendent Tim McGonegal is questioning the accuracy of the results.
August 3, 2010
Children collected more than 300 canned and dry pet foot items for a local animal sanctuary through their Precious Pets program.
July 27, 2010
The Manatee County School Board last night approved a quarter mill property tax increase as well as a tax decrease to offset it.
July 22, 2010
Manatee County School Board members and Superintendent Tim McGonegal completed 22 hours of training.
July 21, 2010
The Manatee County School Board on July 26 is expected to vote in favor of a .25 mill increase. However, a .25 mill decrease for capital projects means no change for taxpayers.
July 17, 2010
Girls of all ages danced their hearts out at the Summer Dance Camp held at Gullett Elementary this month. The camp, which is led by dance instructor Michele Mercier, includes hip hop, ribbon dance, tumbling, jazz and Bollywood belly dancing. The last camp session is July 26-30.
July 9, 2010
Dozens of children ages 4-13 took the stage and showed off their talents during the final day of Camp ODA July 9. Students spent the past month participating in a number of different activities, including sports, arts and crafts and music and field trips, among others.
July 9, 2010
Local third-and-fourth-graders share their thoughts on Camp ODA.
Students make splash for school
Lakewood Ranch Community Activities Corp. this weekend will celebrate the start of school with its annual Back to School Splash Bash event Aug. 23, at the Lakewood Ranch YMCA, 5100 Lakewood Ranch Blvd.
Klauber, Mancini honored by AJC
The West Coast Florida Region of AJC (American Jewish Committee) will honor Michael Klauber and Phil Mancini, of Michael’s On East, in November.
Temples share the Torah
Twenty-three years ago, Temple Sinai received a Torah on loan when it organized a new congregation in Sarasota.