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BACK TO SCHOOL 2010: The Smooth Operator: Bob Barnes

BACK TO SCHOOL 2010: The Smooth Operator: Bob Barnes

August 12, 2010

If you've called a Sarasota or Manatee County public schools in the past 10 years, chances are you’ve been greeted by a smooth baritone voice while you're on hold.

BACK TO SCHOOL 2010: The SGA President: Joie Giannini

BACK TO SCHOOL 2010: The SGA President: Joie Giannini

August 12, 2010

As a high school student, it's great to have the Student Government Association president as your friend and on your side, and Giovanna "Joie" Giannini is no exception.

BACK TO SCHOOL 2010: The Kindergartner: Kylee Langeneger

BACK TO SCHOOL 2010: The Kindergartner: Kylee Langeneger

August 12, 2010

Wearing a headband in the hottest shade of pink, Kylee Langeneger stands on her tiptoes and presses her nose against the window before tugging open the door.

BACK TO SCHOOL 2010: The Principal: Steve Dragon

BACK TO SCHOOL 2010: The Principal: Steve Dragon

August 12, 2010

Some kids at Southside Elementary might actually want to be sent to the new principal's office.

BACK TO SCHOOL 2010: The Stage Manager: Vannessa Alvarez

BACK TO SCHOOL 2010: The Stage Manager: Vannessa Alvarez

August 12, 2010

Vannessa Alvarez likes to be in control — in control of the actors and actresses involved in New Gate School's theatrical performances, in control of the props and costumes and in control of the atmosphere backstage.

BACK TO SCHOOL 2010: The Talented Trio: The Williams Sisters

BACK TO SCHOOL 2010: The Talented Trio: The Williams Sisters

August 12, 2010

When you hear the term the Williams sisters, you immediately think of tennis greats Serena and Venus. But, the Sarasota Williams sisters will alter your perception of the term.

BACK TO SCHOOL 2010: The Diva: Breanna O'Keefe

BACK TO SCHOOL 2010: The Diva: Breanna O'Keefe

August 12, 2010

The term, "diva," isn't something 9-year-old Breanna O'Keefe has really heard before, but she has all the qualities to become a superstar, and, in all the good ways, a diva.

BACK TO SCHOOL 2010: The Coach: Ed Volz

BACK TO SCHOOL 2010: The Coach: Ed Volz

August 12, 2010

Since he assumed the role of head football coach in January at Sarasota High School, Ed Volz has worked around the clock to build a successful program with the Sailors.

CAMP SPOTLIGHT: Youth For Bridge

CAMP SPOTLIGHT: Youth For Bridge

August 11, 2010

A summer of weekly bridge lessons and a fun-filled five-day bridge camp culminated with the Youth For Bridge tournament and graduation ceremony Friday, Aug. 6, at the Boys and Girls Club.

Breakfast features economic impact of sports in Sarasota

Breakfast features economic impact of sports in Sarasota

August 11, 2010

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County held a breakfast and panel discussion featuring the impact of sports on Sarasota County's economy. Panelists included Maggie Mitchell of Sarasota Polo Club; Paul Blackketter of Benderson Development Company; Commissioner Michael Treubert of City of North Port; Susan Kuhlman of U.S. Masters Swimming; Patrick Calhoon of Sarasota Area Sports Authority; and Jason Puckett of Sarasota Convention and Visitors Bureau.



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