February 24, 2010
First-grade students at Braden River Elementary School dazzled other students, parents and teachers with their performance of "My Town, My World" Feb. 24. A public performance will be held at 7 p.m., Feb. 25 at the school, 6125 River Club Blvd.
February 23, 2010
District officials presented a check to the American Red Cross' Manatee County chapter at a meeting Feb. 22.
February 22, 2010
The Manatee County School Board tonight will vote on two change orders to an agreement between the district and NDC Construction Co. to reduce the guaranteed maximum price of renovations of Braden River Elementary School by $245,115.04, bringing the maximum price to almost $7.217 million.
February 20, 2010
Families of Freedom Elementary School gathered on the school's campus for bonfire, food and other activities Friday night.
February 19, 2010
The Braden River High School Technology Student Association team took top honors at the TSA Manatee County District Competition recently.
February 18, 2010
The meeting will start at 8 a.m., Feb. 19, at the school district's support center.
February 17, 2010
Mark Campbell giving East County kids a chance to learn as they build.
February 16, 2010
Preschool students at the Goddard School rang in the Chinese New Year with a special celebration Feb. 16. Wah Lum Kung-Fu of Southwest Florida performed a Lion Dance and demonstrated Kung Fu Forms during the event.
February 16, 2010
A student at Haile Middle School was injured today when a rental truck struck the back of her school bus.
February 12, 2010
Braden River Elementary School girls enjoyed a magical evening with their fathers and grandfathers during the school's Father/Daughter Dance Feb. 12. The cafetorium was transformed into an enchanted dance floor, and a deejay kept attendees grooving all night.
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.