May 30, 2013
Braden River High School bid farewell to its senior class during a graduation ceremony Wednesday, May 29, at the Bradenton Area Convention Center.
May 29, 2013
More than 1,300 parents of Manatee County Schools' children have signed a petition against the district’s decision to eliminate 182 teaching positions for next year.
May 27, 2013
The Gene Witt Elementary “orff”estra and chorus performed a special concert May 23 for Lexi Brown, a classmate who was killed in January by her father. Brown, a fifth grader at Gene Witt when she died, played the steel drum and soprano xylophone in the school’s after-school musical group.
May 23, 2013
After announcing the elimination of more than 250 jobs for next year, Manatee County Schools Superintendent Rick Mills directs principals to make the district's financial recovery plan available to parents.
May 21, 2013
The cuts are part of a plan to save $20.6 million to help the school district replenish depleted reserves.
May 20, 2013
The Manatee County School Board will meet at 4 p.m. tonight, at the School Board office, 215 Manatee Ave. W., Bradeont. to discuss the 2013-14 fiscal year budget.
May 18, 2013
Nolan Middle School hosted its annual Nolan Nights fundraiser Saturday, May 18, on Lakewood Ranch Main Street.
May 18, 2013
Education and golf enthusiasts joined forced May 17, as they hit the golf course for the Phil Galvano Golf Classic, at The Legacy Golf Club in Lakewood Ranch.
May 17, 2013
Braden River High School hosted the fourth annual Pirate Bowl fundraiser May 17.
May 15, 2013
Tara Elementary School’s Dance Team and Braden River Middle School’s Panther Dancers performed a recital at Braden River High School May 14. The free event also featured appearances by Braden River High School dance teams.
Kindergarten children at Primrose of Lakewood Ranch saved their money from chores and went on a shopping spree Nov. 22, to Publix.
Realtors with Michael Saunders & Co.’s Lakewood Ranch office offered a special slice of thanksgiving Nov. 27, in preparation for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Sweets for soldiers
Students at Nolan Middle School made the holiday season extra sweet for area soldiers.