Category Archives: Education

A night out in ‘crimetime’

ENGLEWOOD — Englewood mother Kelly Stone encouraged her daughter, Ava Fisher, as she explored the inside of a Sarasota County SWAT vehicle at the National Night Out Against Crime at the Englewood Sports Complex Tuesday. “I heard about the event … Continue reading

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Local first responders to be featured at National Night Out

Englewood will be taking the Sarasota County spotlight for the 2013 National Night Out Against Crime on Oct. 1. The event will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Englewood Sports Complex at 1300 S. River Road, Englewood. Families … Continue reading

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Englewood Rotaries to start school clubs

Englewood Rotary Clubs are working with local schools to introduce students to the world of the Rotary. The Rotary Club of Placida will be working with Vineland Elementary School, Rotary Club of Englewood with L.A. Ainger Middle School, and Lemon … Continue reading

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Backpack programs try to adapt to economy

School is back in session for Charlotte and Sarasota county elementary students and backpack food programs are bracing for the increasing demand. Pat Knox, outreach minister for St. David’s Episcopal Church, has been working with Englewood Elementary School for the … Continue reading

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Christian school puts education in students’ hands

ENGLEWOOD — The primary reason Julieanne Morris enrolled her children in the new Englewood Christian School is the accessibility of staff. “You can talk to the teachers every day,” Morris said. “You always know what’s going on. The classrooms are … Continue reading

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Church to hold open house for new music school

GULF COVE — Wes Runk and John Johnson started the Hope Academy of Music for those who want to tap into musical potential, whether it’s their child’s or their own. The academy will be hosting an open house Saturday from … Continue reading

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Time off for good behavior

ROTONDA —Students who gathered in the cafeteria at L.A. Ainger Middle School were in for a treat Friday morning, as school staff provided a pancake breakfast at a Positive Behavior Intervention Support assembly. “(PBIS) is not only a statewide, but … Continue reading

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