New College Foundation Raises $500,000 During 'O’Shea Formula' Event

The funds raised during the virtual event will be directed to the Donal B. O’Shea Scholarship Endowment.

05/11/2021 By Staff


Sarasota Educator Named 2022 Florida Teacher of the Year Finalist

Kari Johnson is a kindergarten teacher at Fruitville Elementary School.

05/06/2021 By Staff

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Manatee School District Names Two New Administrators

Monica DeLesline has been named the next principal at Palmetto High and Dr. Laurie Breslin has been named the director of secondary curriculum for the school district.

05/05/2021 By Staff


Booker High School Receives Donation for College Foundation Program

Of the $25,000 donation, $15,000 will be dispersed to 15 seniors graduating this May, and $10,000 to previous scholarship recipients.

04/27/2021 By Staff


The Oaks Women’s Club Awards 16 Scholarships Totaling $80,000

Since 2002, more than $730,000 has been awarded to 156 young women bound for college.

04/26/2021 By Staff


Seven Local Educators Given Congressional Teacher Awards

Three teachers in Sarasota County and three in Manatee County were recognized.

04/20/2021 By Staff


Manatee Schools Announces Administrative Changes for 2021-2022 School Year

The new positions are scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2021.

04/14/2021 By Staff


Sarasota County Schools Names Executive Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations

Dr. Allison Foster is the current principal of Phillippi Shores Elementary School.

04/07/2021 By Staff

Zoom U

How the Pandemic Upended the Life of Sarasota's College Students

For students at Ringling College of Art and Design, New College of Florida and the University of South Florida, the past year has been filled with Zoom classes, socially distanced campus life and uncertainty about the future.

04/01/2021 By Allison Forsyth


Cross-College Alliance to Host Virtual Career Fair on March 25

The free event will take place on the online networking platform Remo.

03/19/2021 By Staff


New College of Florida Names Five Presidential Candidates

The new president will be selected on or before April 20, 2021.

03/17/2021 By Staff


New College 'Pei for the Future' Campaign Receives $50,000 Match

The New College Foundation is currently raising $15 million to restore the college's I.M. Pei-designed dormitories.

03/15/2021 By Staff

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Sarasota School District Announces New Principal for Woodland Middle School

Mark Grossenbacher will remain in his existing principalship at Englewood Elementary until the end of the 2020-21 school year.

03/09/2021 By Staff


USF Launches Cybersecurity Major at Sarasota-Manatee Campus

Course topics include cybersecurity analytics, cybersecurity threat intelligence, database management and more.

03/05/2021 By Staff


New Charter School Planned Near SRQ Airport

Halfacre Construction is the builder for the 46,000-square-foot facility.

03/02/2021 By Staff

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Christine Jennings, Susan Burns Named Co-Chairs of New College Ambassadors Committee

The committee’s first major project is to raise student scholarship funds for an event honoring New College president Donal O’Shea, who is retiring in June.

03/01/2021 By Staff

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Sean Ball Named Head of Upper School at Out-of-Door Academy

Ball began his tenure at Out-of-Door in 1992, teaching Latin, English and history.

02/17/2021 By Staff


Visible Men Academy Co-Founder, CEO Neil Phillips Steps Down

VMA co-founder Louis Parker will act as interim CEO.

02/15/2021 By Staff


New College to Host Virtual Career Fair

The event will focus on students interested in internships and careers within science, math and technology.

02/11/2021 By Staff


Sarasota County Schools Unveils Statue of Groundbreaking Educator

Mrs. Dorothye Smith was the first Black principal hired within the integrated school system in Sarasota County.

02/08/2021 By Staff