March 25, 2010
Students at Bashaw Elementary School showed off their jump roping skills today during the school’s annual Jump for Fun event.
March 24, 2010
Capt. Bradley Denisar spoke to students about being stationed in Afghanistan during the Wrangler News broadcast March 18.
March 22, 2010
Braden River Elementary School students and staff are enjoying colorful new décor in two of the school's buildings. The new palette is part of the school's $8.3 million makeover. The project is scheduled to be complete by the start of the next school year.
March 20, 2010
Families gathered at Gene Witt Elementary School March 20 for the school's annual Spring Fling event. Festivities included arts and crafts, games, bounce houses, raffles and more.
March 19, 2010
Manatee County middle and high school dance teams will perform tonight at the State College of Florida's Neel Auditorium.
March 18, 2010
Students in Carolyn Winget's third-grade class at McNeal Elementary School share their plans for Spring Break.
March 17, 2010
The Nashville Songbirds, a trio of female songwriters, will bring their music business expertise to the East County thanks to Braden River Elementary teacher Rob Gorley.
March 12, 2010
Braden River Elementary School Principal Randy Mungillo made a special proclamation this week to celebrate the completion of FCAT testing, naming March 12 as Pie Day. Teachers enjoyed a sampling of pies from Grandma Yoder's during their lunch break.
March 11, 2010
Students in Tracie Nissley's fourth- and fifth-grade classroom at Braden River Elementary discuss the difficulties of taking the FCAT.
March 10, 2010
Fifteen Holocaust survivors from the Sarasota/ Manatee Jewish Federation spoke during the Ranch Remembers the Holocaust event on March 1-4.
Instructor jazzes up routine
The East County’s Sue Encke, a jazzercise instructor, recently attended the annual Jazzercise Live event in Washington, D.C., along with more than 1,500 other customers and instructors from across the world.
Tiny Hands supports students
The Tiny Hands Foundation, with the help of more than 200 volunteers, will fill 1,500 backpacks with school supplies for children in need from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 2, at the Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota, 3100 Fruitville Road, Sarasota.
Fund begins wreath sales
The Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund, established in honor of former Out-of-Door Academy student Taylor Emmons, is at it again.