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.
March 10, 2010
The Lakewood Ranch Elks on Feb. 26 honored seven local elementary and middle school students who won the organization’s recent essay contest, which was themed "The American Dream: What is It?"
March 9, 2010
Manatee County Public Schools students will have a full day of school tomorrow because of FCAT testing.
Have you seen Tiny Tim?
Tiny Tim, a 2-year-old Chihuahua, has gone missing from his foster home.
Temple plans community outreach
Temple Sinai will expand its presence in the Lakewood Ranch area this fall with programs and opportunities for socializing and learning.
Fifty-year reunion offers payback
When Lakewood Ranch resident Thomas Newman returned to his alma mater for a 50th reunion, he took home more than memories.