Two teachers at Braden River Elementary recently received grants.
Music teacher Dr. David Katz was awarded a field trip grant from the Target Corporation. The grant will be used to take third-graders on a all-expenses paid trip to see “The Mystical Arts of Tibet” April 23 at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.
Fourth-grade teacher Sue Curry was awarded a Cash for Classroom Grant sponsored by the Manatee Education Foundation. With the grant award, Curry was able to purchase an electronic microscope that will be used in studying earth and life science.
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15 Irish Celtic 5K, Lakewood Ranch
8:00 am - 10:00 am
15 Palma Sola Botanical Park plants, antiques and crafts sale
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
22 5th Annual Ponies for Pups
22 Lakewood Ranch Community Fund 'Havana Nights' Gala
23 The Bridal EXPO
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
26 LWRBA March Executive Briefing
7:30 am - 9:00 am
16 USF Sarasota-Manatee HospitaBull Evening
2 2nd annual Glow Run
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
PHOTO GALLERY: B.D. Gullett Elementary Walk-a-thon
B.D. Gullett Elementary students ran for more than just spending an hour outside of the classroom March 14. The walkers, joggers and runners raised dollars for their school’s technology and other resource needs. Their two-weeks worth of efforts commenced with the schools Walk-a-thon. Incentives for the students to raise as much money as possible, included an Amazon Kindle Fire, bounce house parties for classes, and the grand prize — watching school faculty members ride around on scooters, with dyed hair.
PHOTO GALLERY: BRE Puppet Show
Gifted students at Braden River Elementary performed puppet shows for fellow students March 13 and March 14.
WEEKEND BEST BET: Art at the Ranch Fine Art Festival
Award-winning art will be showcased at the 14th Annual Art at the Ranch Fine Art Show Saturday, March 15 and Sunday, March 16 at Main Street at Lakewood Ranch.