January 19, 2013
The sights and sounds of the 97th Manatee County Fair are filling the skyline in Palmetto, where East County residents and others are enjoying midway rides, a smorgasbord of food, livestock shows, exhibits, concerts and more.
January 18, 2013
Students and parents got an intimate look at the educational options in Sarasota/Manatee at the Rock Your Robot School Fair Jan. 17 at Polo Grill.
January 17, 2013
Middle school students at The Out-of-Door Academy are bringing to life a childhood favorite, with performances of “Winnie the Pooh Kids. Shows run at 7 p.m. through Jan. 19, at ODA's Lakewood Ranch campus.
January 17, 2013
The group of 20-plus community members narrowed the 28 applicants to 10 who they believe meet the board’s criteria for its next superintendent.
January 2, 2013
Last year's budget disaster weighs on the minds of school board members and administration as they prepare to hire a new superintendent in 2013.
December 15, 2012
Third-grade students at Willis Elementary School celebrated the holiday spirit with their performance of “"Twas One Crazy Night Before Christmas,' Dec. 13.
December 14, 2012
Braden River Middle School's Empty Bowls luncheon Dec. 13 raised more than $700 for Our Daily Bread.
December 8, 2012
Santa Clause made a pre-Christmas appearance at Tara Elementary School for the school’s annual Dinner with Santa event Dec. 7. Students and families enjoyed pizza, pasta and lasagna in this PTO sponsored dinner.
December 5, 2012
Charlie Gillam's friends tell her they could walk straight through the 25-foot-by-8-foot mural she helped paint because it looks so real.
December 3, 2012
Students at Braden River High School wowed their friends and families Nov. 29, during the fifth annual Braden River's Got Talent showcase.
Gullett student wins speech contest
Gullett Elementary School student Hailey Wahlers took home top honors May 11, after placing first in the Tropicana District Speech Contest.
Girl Scouts give cookies a new cause
Local Daisy Scouts from Troop 180 are helping Feeding Empty Little Tummies feed homeless school children in the area.
Dancing group to host fundraiser
Members of KC and the Sunshine Dancers, a group of Manatee County dancers ages 8 to 20, will show off their dancing skills in jazz, hip-hop and contemporary dance from 7 to 9 p.m. May 28, as the group holds a show titled "Breaking Ground."