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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Schools

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...
AME alumni at MHS reunion

AME alum at MHS reunion

The Manatee High School Class of 1977 enjoyed a breezy 40th reunion at the Gulf Drive Café in Bradenton Beach and the Seafood Shack...
Thing One and Thing Two

Teachers honor Dr. Seuss

Anna Maria Elementary School second-grade teachers Sandy Fisher and Maggie Payne celebrated Dr. Seuss’s 104th birthday Thursday, March 2, by dressing as characters in...
School daze

Start your child early with voluntary pre-kindergarten

Parents who have children who will be four years old by Sept. 1 and who would like their child to attend a free Voluntary...