January 12, 2010
More than 70 Manatee County school teachers will receive CaSh for Cla$$room Grants at ceremonies Jan. 13 and Jan. 20.
January 11, 2010
Three East County elementary school children performed at the Florida Music Educators Conference Jan. 8 in Tampa.
January 8, 2010
Clinics for the second round of vaccinations for local elementary school students will be held Jan. 13 through Feb. 3.
January 8, 2010
Students in Kathy Kimes kindergarten class at McNeal Elementary celebrated the cold weather with a special Florida Snow Day Jan. 8. Classroom activities included ice skating with wax paper, building a snowman and tossing snowballs outside.
January 7, 2010
The district’s School Choice open enrollment period will run Jan. 19 through Feb. 5.
January 5, 2010
Students at McNeal Elementary School celebrated the end to a first semester and welcomed in the new year with a Pajama Day Dec. 18. Many classes at the school also held pajama parties.
January 4, 2010
Imagine School at Lakewood Ranch will hold New School Expos Jan. 13, Jan. 27 and Feb. 3.
December 23, 2009
Parents wishing to use the McKay Scholarship to have their child with learning disabilities start at Ave Maria in January must complete paperwork by Jan. 3.
December 21, 2009
Third-graders in Amy Holland's class learned about measurement by making cookies.
December 16, 2009
The Manatee County School Board Dec. 14 unanimously approved the concept of constructing a new Manatee Technical Institute campus along State Road 70 frontage as well as an master plan for the overall 195-acre parcel on which the school would sit.
Vitale accepts donation
Lakewood Ranch resident and ESPN Hall-of-Famer Dick Vitale on Sept. 9 received a $85,000 donation for the fight against cancer from Craig and JoEllen Mettille, of 380 Cos.
Prizes now offered for weather contest!
Starting in October, the Observer will now offer prizes for winners of the weather photo contest, sponsored by Manasota Flooring Inc.
Cardinal Mooney alumni plan reunion
Did you go to Cardinal Mooney in 1964? Your former classmates are calling for you!