August 27, 2010
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine welcomed its 2014 class of pharmacy students with a special team-building time recently at Summerfield Park. More than 125 students enjoyed get-to-know-you games and other exercises as part of their three-day orientation.
August 25, 2010
This school year, the Rich family will host German student Louisa Sinz, who started classes at Lakewood Ranch High School this week.
August 18, 2010
Even though the school's building is under capacity, the rule is forcing Principal Norma Scott to search for more space.
August 18, 2010
Students from Braden River and Southeast high schools will represent the U.S. at the F1 in Schools World Championships Sept. 17-25 in Singapore.
August 17, 2010
After spending two weeks learning about drama, students in Kiddie Academy of Lakewood Ranch's summer camp recently took the stage for two shows — "The Three Little Pigs" and "Sunlight and Moonlight."
August 16, 2010
Teachers and faculty at Braden River Elementary School put on their Wrangler spirit Aug. 16 as they headed to Rosaire's Riding Academy for some team-building exercises. Participants enjoyed horseback riding, lasso throwing and a goat scramble, among other cowboy-themed activities.
August 12, 2010
The Manatee CEO Roundtable will meet at 8 a.m., Friday at the school district's School Support Center.
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.
Cardinal Mooney alumni plan reunion
Did you go to Cardinal Mooney in 1964? Your former classmates are calling for you!
Looming event aids in cancer cause
Learning Express Toys partnered with the MaxLove Project Sept. 13 and Sept. 14 for a special MaxLove International Loom-A-Thon Against Cancer.
MTI hosts 9/11 blood drive
As the nation remembers the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Manatee Technical Institute will commemorate the tragedy with a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 10 and Sept. 11, at its main campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, in front of Braden River High Schol.