East County children took on star-performer status Jan. 11, as they represented the Manatee County School District at the Florida Music Education Association Annual Conference, in Tampa.
Five students from Bashaw Elementary and three from Braden River Elementary were selected for the All State Elementary Chorus. They included: Hannah Badenhorst, Jada Emery, Hannah DeGenaro, Gabe Fleming, Andrew den Boggende, Natalie Hood, Taylor Snyder and Gabriel McDerment.
Dr. David Katz, music teacher at Braden River, was the chorus accompanist, while Barbar Sullivan, music teacher at Bashaw, assisted Katz during the concert.
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24 Food Fight
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
26 Lakewood Ranch Republican Club Luncheon
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
27 KidsCreate: Outdoor Pinting for Children
9:00 am - 11:00 am
27 Health & Wellness Expo
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Manatee County School District set to pay on public records violation
After failing to comply with public records request by Michael Barfield, the Manatee County School District is slated to pay Barfield $21,000 at the School Board's meeting at 5:45 p.m. Sept. 23.
PHOTO GALLERY: First Responders Community Day
Evangel Baptist Church hosted a First Responders Community Day today. The event featured representatives of Florida Fish and Wildlife, the fire department and other organizations.
PHOTO GALLERY: B.D. Gullett Golf Tourney
Parents of children at B.D. Gullett Elementary School golfed the University Park Country Club golf course to raise funds for the school.