May 13, 2014
LECOM’s School of Pharmacy won two awards in a national competition for its volunteer and promotions efforts.
May 10, 2014
Hundreds of runners gathered May 10, at Lakewood Ranch High School, for the Lakewood Ranch High School band program’s Run for the Music 5K.
May 8, 2014
Haile Middle School will host the latest Manatee County School District community conversation.
May 8, 2014
Members of the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Emergency Medicine Club will stage an Operation Prom event at 1 p.m., May 8, at Bayshore High School’s Balvanz Stadium, 5401 34th St. West, Bradenton.
May 7, 2014
Charlie Kennedy, a Manatee High School social studies teacher, will run for the District 2 seat of the Manatee County School Board.
May 5, 2014
After his elimination from "American Idol" May 1, Braden River High student Sam Woolf appeared on "Live! With Kelly and Michael" May 5, and talks life after "Idol."
May 3, 2014
Students at Lakewood Ranch High School enjoyed a "Great Gatsby" themed prom May 2, at the Sarasota Hyatt.
April 29, 2014
State College of Florida students who meet admissions requirements will gain early acceptance to Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Master’s in Health Services Administration (MHSA) program.
April 23, 2014
A frenzy of children, who sported pipe cleaner antennae on their heads and paper wings on their backs, filled the playground of All God’s Children Preschool April 23. The 11 students in Carol Beatty’s VPK class said goodbye to their new friends — the butterflies they have had in their classroom and for which they have cared since the insects were caterpillars — during butterfly release day.
April 17, 2014
Students in Marti Bhame's second-grade class, at Braden River Elementary, embodied fictional characters and brought their stories to life during their production of "The Three F's…Fables, Folktales and Fairy Tales," April 17. The students performed three bite-sized renditions of "The Grasshopper and the Ant," "Dinerella" — "Cinderella" with dinosaurs — and "Stone Soup." Each mini play represented a different type of story to coincide with fairy tale and other story-themed curriculum Bhame has been teaching.
Stuff the bus
A bus isn’t just for transporting people anymore.
As Freedom Elementary celebrated Veterans Day with its annual “Let Freedom Ring” courtyard ceremony Nov. 12, there was a special treat in the crowd: original Parent-Teacher Organization member Sharri Cagle and two of her three children, Lindsey and Logan.
Help for homes
Habitat for Humanity is known for building homes for families.