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Suncoast Families Prepare For Back to School

It is that bittersweet time of year when we have to take stock of all that we did not do this summer and pack it in before the school bell rings.  Students are caught between sleeping in and enjoying their last bits of freedom and cracking that first summer book they should have read weeks […]

What to Know About Back to School on the Suncoast

We know you read the title and cringed a little. It seems like just yesterday, the summer began here on the Suncoast, and here we are gearing up to go back to school. After the pandemic caused so many changes to virtual versus in-classroom education, masks, social distancing, and the like, many are worried about […]

Back to School Thoughts For Sarasota and Manatee County Students

Who is ready to go back to school?  No?  Us, neither.  I mean, figuratively, we are one newly shoed foot closer, knowing we are a few sleeps away from alarm clocks, “eat your breakfast”, and “do your homework” requests.  Soon, we will be knee-deep in paperwork providing the framework for our year, including calendars and information about who to call in case your child is sick, the arbitration process you will undergo if your child is a jerk, and the name and number birthday list in case your child is well-liked.

Sarasota Schools Back in Session

As the whirlwind of back-to-school shopping and summer homework closes out and kids have made their way back into sparkly classrooms, it’s a great time to take stock of the wonderful schools in our area.  One of the highest rated schools in the state and country serves over 2,000 of Sarasota County’s intellectually gifted students.  Pine View School, located in Osprey, is poised to have another stellar year as school has resumed for students ranging from 2nd grade up to 12th grade.  I recently had the opportunity to discuss some of the highlights and upcoming events with Pine View’s principal, Dr. Stephen Covert.

Fun Science Classes Back at the Fab Lab in Sarasota

Weekly hands on science classes are returning at the Suncoast Science Center/Faulhaber Fab Lab in October. STEAM Saturdays classes provide students from grades 1-12 with a unique opportunity to explore various science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) areas through engaging activities and using high-tech Fab Lab equipment such as laser cutters, vinyl cutters, 3D […]

Meal Planning for a New School Year Here on the Suncoast

Back to school is right around the corner here on the Suncoast. Sarasota and Manatee counties head back to classrooms on August 10, 2022. With pick-up, drop-off, clubs, sports, and all the other day-to-day school activities, life can get pretty crazy. One of the things that can help give some families back a little time […]

Hooters Delivers Summer Fun Items and Toiletries to School in Bimini 

Nineteen Hooters Girls from Florida, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island distributed coloring books, crayons, sunglasses and toiletries to 90 children at Gateway Christian Academy in Bimini. The Hooters Girls enjoyed spending time with the kids during their visit to Bimini for their 2023 Hooters Calendar shoots.   The 11 Hooters Girls from Florida who participated […]

Schools Out, Get your Summer Fun Plans In Order Suncoast

This is the last week of school for many Suncoast children. Get ready for summer family fun here on the Suncoast as we compiled a great list of activities and places to add to your family’s fun planning this summer. We live in a place with so many diverse opportunities to enjoy outdoor spots, cool […]

How to Prepare for College While in High School

When getting ready to attend a higher education institute, it might be challenging to know how to prepare and get ready. It might seem like there are too many things to do. However, finding ways to prepare and gaining some insight into what to expect can help you be better prepared. Look for Financial Aid […]

Bayfest is Back on the Suncoast Celebrating its 20th Year!

Was September so busy you just focused on getting kids back to school and work accomplished? Do you need a reprieve from the day to day? We have some great news for you – Bayfest is back for its 20th Year on Anna Maria Island Friday and Saturday, October 15th and 16th. Mark in on […]

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