Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Schools

Peace Day sign

Students sing praise of peace

HOLMES BEACH – Anna Maria Elementary (AME) students expressed hopes for peace at the school’s 17th Annual Peace Day last Friday on the front...
AME peace day 2017

AME prepares to celebrate peace

HOLMES BEACH – Anna Maria Elementary (AME) School teachers, staff and students are preparing for the 17th Annual Peace Day celebration, on Friday, Sept....
Anna Maria Elementary Lauren Sato

Another school season starts at AME

HOLMES BEACH - Motorists got a bright reminder that another school year had begun Monday morning from emergency lights on a patrol car and...
canine Anna Maria Elementary School entrance

School safety at AME

HOLMES BEACH – It may be summer, but a new school year approaches and Police Chief Bill Tokajer has a plan to keep Anna...

School tax election underway

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Island voters will help determine whether the Manatee County School District is the beneficiary of a one-mill property tax increase. The...
Dolphin Dash

Runners hit the streets for Dolphin Dash

Updated Jan. 23, 2018 HOLMES BEACH – The weather was changing Saturday morning. A cold front was on its way, but the cold winds came...
Katie O'Connor

Some Island students lose bus rides

HOLMES BEACH – Nine Anna Maria Elementary School (AME) students who live on the mainland and ride a school bus were recently given letters...
AME Teacher of the Year

AME educator in running for Teacher of the Year

HOLMES BEACH – Fifth-grade teacher Michele Costanzo is crossing her fingers that she might represent more than Anna Maria Elementary School in district and...

Hurricane makeup days set

The Manatee County School Board has approved a new schedule to make up for school days lost because of Hurricane Irma. According to the new...
Dads dine

Dads dine

Anna Maria Elementary School participated in “Dads Have Breakfast with Their Kids Day” on Wednesday. More than 30 dads signed up, including West Manatee...
Flag parade

Peace prevails at Island school

HOLMES BEACH – As conflicts continue in the Middle East and North Korea tries to incite the United States, peace was the subject on...
New library cardholder

New library cardholder

Manatee County Commissioner Carol Whitmore poses with 7-year-old Maia Forman, who got her first library card on Wednesday, Aug. 30, at the Island Branch...
AME students miss school for solar eclipse

Solar eclipse entices students from school

HOLMES BEACH – The classrooms at Anna Maria Elementary were all but deserted on Monday, Aug. 21, the day of the solar eclipse. "Sixty-six percent...

Excitement abounds at school year’s start

HOLMES BEACH - A lot of excitement and a few tears mark the first day of the new school year at Anna Maria Elementary. The...
Chiles Group scholarships

Chiles Group honors scholars

The Chiles Group, through the Manatee Community Foundation, awarded six scholarships to deserving students who are, or were, employees and relatives of employees at...