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Manatee School District announces finalists for Buffalo Creek Middle principal  Bradenton Herald

The School District of Manatee County announced three finalists in the search for Buffalo Creek Middle School's next principal, and residents are invited to meet ...

Lakewood Ranch High School mourns loss of two students in crash  Bradenton Herald

Crisis counselors were available at Lakewood Ranch High School Monday morning for students and staff to help them cope with the loss of two students, who ...

Lakewood Ranch High loses its principal

Craig Little has accepted the same position at the new high school in Parrish.

Lakewood Ranch High principal takes another post

Lakewood Ranch High School Principal Craig Little will become the principal of the new high school in Parrish. His post will be effective Jan. 7 at North River ...

Two Lakewood Ranch High School students die in crash  Miami Herald

Two Manatee teenagers suffered fatal injuries in a crash at State Road 64 and Pope Road in Manatee County on Saturday night.

School District Names New Principal at Lakewood Ranch High  Sarasota

Dustin Dahlquist was recently named the new principal of Lakewood Ranch High School. Dahlquist has been the principal at Buffalo Creek Middle School since ...

Students 'stop the bleed' at Lakewood Ranch High School

Lakewood Ranch High students learn how to react in an emergency situation.

School District Names Principals for Two New Schools  Sarasota

The Manatee County School District recently named two principals for schools set to open next August: Craig Little and Angela Lindsey.

Double murder-suicide in Lakewood Ranch  Miami Herald

A husband, his wife and a teenaged girl are dead after an argument at a Lakewood Ranch home Sunday night ended in gunfire, according to the Manatee ...

Their son’s death brought some changes to road. Now Manatee family seeks new ‘rhythm’  Bradenton Herald

His 15-year-old son, Matthew, died in a crash on State Road 64 near Greyhawk Landing on his way to Lakewood Ranch High School's homecoming dance with ...

Lakewood Ranch community mourns

Fellow Lakewood Ranch High students, family members recall the special attributes of the two young men lost in the accident on State Road 64.

Lakewood Ranch High seniors say "Hello new world!"

Lakewood Ranch High class of 2018 sends 504 seniors into adulthood.

School District of Manatee County names principals for new schools  WWSB

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - The School District of Manatee County is getting ready to open three new schools in the Parrish area and is already starting ...

Lakewood Ranch High senior dies in crash

A Lakewood Ranch High School senior died Wednesday night in a one-car accident at River Heritage Boulevard and Montauk Point Crossing in Heritage ...

Two teens killed, 12-year-old critically injured in Bradenton crash  ABC Action News

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Bradenton is mourning two teens killed in a tragic accident over the weekend. And a second family is holding to every moment as a ...

GIRLS SOCCER: Mustangs deliver 6th straight win  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

LAKEWOOD RANCH. Having not played in any preseason matches, the Lakewood Ranch High girls soccer team came out of the gate slowly under its new ...

2 teens killed, girl critically injured in Bradenton crash  WFLA

Two teenage boys are dead and a 12-year-old girl is battling critical injuries after a two car crash in Bradenton.

Manatee school hopes to reduce concussions with new helmets  Bay News 9

Football at Lakewood Ranch High School in Bradenton is becoming less about hitting hard, and more about playing smart.

BOYS SOCCER: Special play sends Lakewood Ranch to victory  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

LAKEWOOD RANCH. At various points throughout the season, the nationally ranked Lakewood Ranch High boys soccer team likes to pull one of its “special ...

Lakewood Ranch students honor two fallen classmates

Memorial *Service* for the two Lakewood Ranch High students who died in an accident held near the high school.

After two teenagers died there, FDOT to make this change at East Manatee intersection  Bradenton Herald

Florida Department of Transportation to close turn lane at State Road 64 intersection in East Manatee where 2 Lakewood Ranch high school students died.

Prom is still a big night in Lakewood Ranch

High school proms remain important to students and their parents.

'Do my nipples offend you?' Braden River students support classmate with 'bracott'  Bradenton Herald

Students took part in Monday's bracott at Braden River High School, despite the School District of Manatee County warning students that any demonstrations ...

Mold closes building at Lakewood Ranch High

After one building has been temporarily closed due to visible mold, a comprehensive assessment of the other six buildings on the Lakewood Ranch High School ...

Lakewood Ranch community mourns teen's death

The East County home of Leau and Marie Payen was filled March 4 with a dozen visitors, who lifted their voices into a French Creole hymn so strong it sounded ...

New zoning approved for North River High School in Parrish

The School District of Manatee County announced April 10 that Country Creek, Mill Creek and GreyHawk Landing are now zoned for Lakewood Ranch High ...

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Mustangs defense smothers Canes  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Lakewood Ranch locks down Manatee to pick up Class 8A-11 victory.

Mold cleanup at Lakewood Ranch High to cost almost $500,000

Work to begin at 23 portables at Lakewood Ranch High School.

Lakewood Ranch High School teacher arrested on methamphetamine-related charges, placed on paid leave  Bradenton Herald

Hollis Morantes, a teacher at Lakewood Ranch High School, was arrested in Hardee County on drug charges.

Manatee County leaders pushing to get answers on dangerous intersection  WFLA

After Saturday's deadly crash on SR-64 in Bradenton, a County Commissioner is asking FDOT what can be done to improve the intersection.

TOPSoccer program provides great opportunities in Lakewood Ranch

It was in 2006 when a parent asked the Braden River Soccer Club if it could accommodate a child with autism spectrum disorder.

Drivers demanding change to 'dangerous intersection' after 2 teens die in Bradenton crash  WFLA

Community members are demanding change at the intersection where two teenage boys were killed in a crash in Bradenton.

Manatee County considers major pickleball complex in Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch's Bob Haskin has a dream for turning the future Premier Sports Campus and Park into a regional or state destination for the sport he loves ...

Future leaders in Lakewood Ranch

As part of their Students Taking Action with Recognition (STAR) project, Elayna Andrews and Taylore Keesler had their fellow students at Braden River Middle ...

Manatee County School district plans construction to accommodate growth

In response to the population boom in East County, the Manatee County School District is adding a new middle school adjacent to B.D. Gullett Elementary and ...

Manatee keeps its 'B' rating

The School District of Manatee County maintained its "B" rating when the Florida Department of Education announced district and school grades June 27.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Defense gives giddy-up to Mustangs  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

LAKEWOOD RANCH. Jeremy Schiller expects to see a different Lakewood Ranch High boys basketball team in February and possibly March than the one he's ...

Sarasota, Manatee schools considering policy for walkouts  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Manatee schools likely to be 'fairly tolerant'; Sarasota wants to be 'respectful,' 'safe.' Students across the country walked out of their schools on Wednesday, ...

Campers are feelin' peachy in Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch acting camp serves James his giant peach.

Lakewood Ranch High School seniors say goodbye

Seniors graduated at the Bradenton Area Convention Center Wednesday.

Photos: Dick Vitale Intercollegiate Clay Court Classic Finals  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[1/47] Herald-Tribune photo/Carla Varisco. Ashley Bongart of Liberty University (formerly of Lakewood Ranch High School) returns ball to Natalia Novotna of ...

School board postpones zoning decision for new high school  Bradenton Herald

The School Board of Manatee County was set to make a final decision Tuesday on zoning changes that are expected to alleviate overcrowding and balance ...

Braden River is still the best

Braden River High presented its performance of "Humor Me.?!" during the semifinals of the Florida Marching Band Championships Nov. 17 at Plant City High ...

Grief counselors on hand after 2 Lakewood Ranch students killed in crash  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Two Lakewood Ranch High School students died Saturday in a car crash. Troopers said Brendan Shreve, 17, was driving with Jared Duran, 15, along ...

Manatee County School Board District 4: Q&A with Richard Murphy  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Candidates for the 2018 Florida Primary Election were sent questionnaires and bio requests by the Herald-TribuneName, including middle initial: Richard A.

East County woman faces the pressure of American Idol

She's a local, and therefore East County's Mylon Shamble knows she will get the questions. People will recognize her ... perhaps neighbors, maybe those who ...

Lakewood Ranch artist earns Congressional Art award

Lakewood Ranch High School graduate heads to the U.S. Capitol to see her art displayed.

Manatee County man's death remains a mystery

Educator offers $20000 for information about her husband's death.

County to declare red tide state of emergency as tons of dead fish head to the landfill  Miami Herald

Manatee County is expected to declare a state of emergency over lingering red tide.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Mustangs ride home court advantage  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Lakewood Ranch hasn't lost to an area team at home since 2015.

Lakewood Ranch High School Graduates 2014  Bradenton Herald

John Abreu Alexis Acevedo Brianna Adams Maria Aguirre Arif Akar Amy Alvarez Joseph Ambrosino Emily Anderson Lacey Anderson Nicolette Anderson ...

Letter: Grifters See Our School District as an Easy Mark  The Bradenton Times

There are things that nobody is saying that need to be said. After working in the Manatee County School District for 12 years, 7 in the District Office and in my 5th ...

Bradenton's Mylon Shamble Impresses American Idol Judges with "Stand By Me"  Sarasota

Bradenton resident Mylon Shamble, 24, surprised American Idol judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan with her rendition of Ben E. King's “Stand by ...

Students flock to Manatee schools on the first day back  Bradenton Herald

On Thursday, students returned to Manatee County schools on the first day back from summer vacation, heading into the 2017-18 school year.

Vault to notoriety in Lakewood Ranch

Handstands, backhand springs and cartwheels. Greenbrook 6-year-old Tatum Browne can do them all. While many girls her age might be coloring or playing ...

Bradentons Mylon Shamble to appear on ‘American Idol’  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota and Manatee residents who watch the next episode of ABC's “American Idol” reboot will see one of their own performing. Bradenton resident Mylon ...

This vacant land once was home to a school. Palmetto just bought it for $1.45 million  Bradenton Herald

Palmetto is buying the land where the old Palmetto Elementary School used to be from the Manatee County School District.

Lakewood Ranch High School quarterback arrested on murder charge  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Timothy L. Brooks faces murder charge in shooting of man Sunday night.

Home-grown musician to debut first country-rock single, 'Miss Me Whiskey'

Bradenton country-rock artist Derek Lersch is relying on millennial methods to promote his debut single, "Miss Me Whiskey," Nov. 30 at Naughty Monk Brewery.

TENNIS: Bongart makes good on promise  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

LAKEWOOD RANCH. Ashley Bongart was far from naive as she stepped onto the stadium court Saturday at the Athletic Center at Lakewood Ranch for her ...

Lakewood Ranch development timeline  Bradenton Herald

Lakewood Ranch development timeline. 1900: First home built in Lorraine Township near the intersection of State Road 70 East and Lorraine Road. 1905: John ...

Lakewood Ranch High School students perform Shrek the Musical, Jr.

The play is an on-stage musical adaptation of the animated movie.

Plans for Post Boulevard under way

Plans are underway for a roadway extension that one day may *service* a new high school in Lakewood Ranch. The Lakewood Ranch Stewardship District on ...

Lakewood Ranch High School students dance amid 007-theme

Around 570 students filled the ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

Lakewood Ranch High students team up on projects

Like musketeers or stooges, great things come in threes. Lakewood Ranch High School students Alyssa Moreford, Kaitlin Bohan and Rhiannon Jacobsen are ...

Manatee Students Continue to Shine at National TSA Competition  The Bradenton Times

For the 11th year in a row, School District of Manatee County Technology Student Association (TSA) competitors captured more event trophies and "Top 10” ...

Palmetto tops Lakewood Ranch in battle of two boys soccer powers  Bradenton Herald

As the minutes ticked away during the second half of Palmetto's 4-1 win against Lakewood Ranch, Rui Fernandes began pulling his starters off the field.

Timeline for development of Lakewood Ranch  Bradenton Herald

1900: First home built in Lorraine Township near the current intersection of State Road 70 East and Lorraine Road. 1905: John Schroeder of Milwaukee ...

Lakewood Ranch High bands enjoy winning streak

Among its lengthy list of accomplishments in 2015, the LRHS band is invited to play at the Presidential Inauguration in 2017.

Red Cross closes Lakewood Ranch office  Bradenton Herald

A year and a half ago, the American Red Cross closed its office in West Bradenton and consolidated its Manatee County location in Lakewood Ranch.

No more horsing around for Lakewood Ranch seniors

As seniors at Lakewood Ranch High School prepare to graduate 7 p.m., June 1 at the Bradenton Area Convention Center, many will be changing their focus for ...

Bradenton singer’s fate decided on ‘American Idol’  Bradenton Herald

Bradenton singer Mylon Shamble, 25, made it to Hollywood on “American Idol” but wasn't able to move on past Hollywood Week.

Grade 'A' shoppers prepare for Manatee County School District's opening day

Greenbrook's Samuel Clementi was proud as he shoved his right foot forward to show off the Skechers Energy Lights that his mom had just purchased at The ...

Play! Senior athletes race time in Gulf Coast Games for Life  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Events continue through Saturday in Sarasota-Bradenton.

More planning still ahead for Lakewood Ranch  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

“There is not much of a boundary between vision and hallucination,” Jensen told a sold-out audience of 375 at a Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance luncheon ...

Glancing blow fortunate for Manatee County

East County avoids major damage from Hurricane Irma.

Sarasota runners have sweet treat at Donut Run

About 300 runners participated The Half Dozen Donut Run to raise awareness about apraxia.

'Holy [bleep!]' Video shows hungry hammerhead shark playing with its prey  Bradenton Herald

A Florida woman was on a boat off Anna Maria Island, when she and her companion saw something large splashing about in the water. In video she posted to ...

Burnt Orange Sound Studio offers big town recording services locally  Bradenton Herald

Burnt Orange Sound Studio has a new owner, updated equipment and a new name. The studio, which was founded in 1991, operates out of a Bradenton-area ...

Florida releases 2016 school grades; Harllee, Just for Girls deemed F  Bradenton Herald

With an F grade from the state for the fourth year in a row, Harllee Middle School must undergo a turnaround plan, which may include transforming it into a ...

Manatee County student overload should lead to construction

With 229 more students than her high school's capacity limit, Braden River Principal Dr. Jennifer Gilray is keeping her eye on area growth.

Proposed East County high school may slip away

School board members also consider Parrish for site of new high school slated for Manatee County.

Festival raises funds for children

More than 3000 people turn out for beer, food festival.

Pulte's $13M makes room for Mallory Park in Lakewood Ranch  Bradenton Herald

DiVosta Homes has paid $13.08 million for 179 acres in Lakewood Ranch where it will build its new subdivision, Mallory Park.

Hurricane Irma Live Update: News from Bradenton & Southwest FL  Bradenton Herald

Real-time updates and latest news as Hurricane Irma hits Bradenton, Tampa and Southwest Florida. We bring you news of the storm and details on damage.

Chamber talk features Penny Hoarder CEO  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

MANATEE COUNTY — A Lakewood Ranch High School graduate who founded The Penny Hoarder personal finance website will speak Monday to the ...

Valid Concerns over Proposed High School Location in Parrish  The Bradenton Times

The Manatee School District is planning to build a new high school on a 100-acre site in Parrish. Nearby residents say that the roads surrounding the proposed ...

Good Deeds in the Sarasota-Manatee business community, July 30  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Young Professionals of the West Florida Chapter of the Community Association Institute will sponsor a fundraiser, “Driving for Dollars,” on 5:30-8 p.m. Aug.

Wet nights hamper football Fridays  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Editors' Note: This is one in a series of “Prepped” features about high school football. Many high school football teams are playing tonight to accommodate those ...

Report: Drinking preceded crash that killed teens  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Two teenagers who died in October slipped out of their parents' home and were traveling at a high rate of speed, the FHP report says.

Wednesday marks last day of school for Manatee County  Bradenton Herald

When the doors to Sara Scott Harllee Middle School first opened in 1974, Charles “Bill” King was there. And when those doors closed for the last time ...

Grand time on Lakewood Main Street

Grand Ovation returns to Lakewood Ranch to showcase the arts.

Annual Pumpkin Festival opens

Eight-month-old Monroe Supple, of Mill Creek, spends time in the pumpkin patch as her mom, Katie, snaps photos. Buy this Photo · Four-year-old Ronin Weiner, ...

Second youth dies of injuries from Christmas night crash  Bradenton Herald

MANATEE — MANATEE — A horrific Christmas night crash at Rye Road and State Road 64 has claimed another life.

Buffalo Soldier, local legend  Observer News

The Sarasota (Fla.) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. in association with the Sarasota-Bradenton Kappa Alpha Psi Project Guide Right, Inc.

East County homes let their lights shine

Don't blink when it comes to looking for these holiday light displays.

5A STATE BOYS SOCCER: Ranch outlasts Seminole, 4-3  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

LAKEWOOD RANCH. One of the biggest games in the history of Lakewood Ranch High's boys soccer program was winding to a close and Pablo Vargas was ...

Manatee County Enacts Curfew As Irma Nears

Manatee County Enacts Curfew As Irma Nears - Bradenton, FL - Manatee County residents are under a curfew order as Category 4 Hurricane Irma nears.

Updated: Here's A List of Local Emergency Shelters  Sarasota

Please go to or for the most up-to-date list of shelters and pertinent information. As of 9/9, all Manatee County shelters are ...

The final lesson: It's time to go

East Manatee County schools lose long-time administrators.

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