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.
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.
Love a little cookie slathered in caramel, chocolate and coconut?
Manatee County’s Conservatory Park has a new attraction — a Little Free Library.
All teed up
Neal Communities is adding a little swing to B.D. Gullett Elementary School’s Neal Communities Golf Challenge.