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IMG Academy gets new residence hall

IMG Academy gets new residence hall

Bradenton, Florida --  IMG Academy held a ribbon cutting for the latest addition to its expanding campus - a five-story Student Residence Hall.

The opening of the new Hall comes just weeks after IMG Academy broke ground on a new multi-sport complex that will open in August.

School Board of Manatee County seeks school board attorney

School Board of Manatee County seeks school board attorney

Manatee County, Florida -- The School Board of Manatee County is looking for a School Board Attorney to provide legal advice in a wide array of areas related to education and the operations of the school district.

General qualifications advertised by the school board include: 

Manatee County History Fair Team receives high honors at competition

Manatee County History Fair Team receives high honors at competition

Bradenton, Florida - The 2013 Manatee County History Fair Team received several honors at the Florida History Fair in Tallahassee. Twenty-three students were part of 1,100 students from across the state who competed this year.

It was a suspenseful time from May 5-7th, when more than 200 judges evaluated some 631 entries in five categories: historical papers, documentaries, exhibit boards, websites and performances.

Many Manatee County team projects merited excellent and superior ratings and five advanced to the final rounds.

Manatee County schools' Phoenix Racing wins SAE formula one

Manatee County schools' Phoenix Racing wins SAE formula one

Manatee, Florida -- Four students from three Manatee County Schools have just returned to Florida after capturing the USA Society for Automotive Engineers F1 in Schools National Championship. The award came after two days of tough competition against teams from across the nation at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan.  Phoenix Racing also won the “Best Engineered Car” award for ingenuity shown in their balsa car design.

Culinary arts scholarships offered

Culinary arts scholarships offered

Bradenton, Florida -- The Anna Maria Oyster Bar Scholarship program graciously provides five $1,000 scholarships to students entering culinary or hospitality fields of study at either a technical school or degree program.  

Applications for the scholarships are due to the Manatee Education Foundation office by May 25, 2013. The application can be found at The Scholarship Source on the Manatee Education Foundation website at, www.MEFinfo.org.

Here are the qualifications for the scholarship instructions:

Bradenton Riverwalk

Bradenton Riverwalk

Bradenton, Florida -- Bradenton's Riverwalk Embracing Our Difference's exhibit is only up until April 29- so visit it soon!

The event will be at Bradenton Riverwalk in Downtown Bradenton, 808 Third Avenue WEst. 

Come celebrate and view artwork from students throughout the county. 

 

Students will interview school board superintendent on "Seminole Teen Talk"

Students will interview school board superintendent on "Seminole Teen Talk"

Bradenton, Florida -- School Board Chair Karen Carpenter and Superintendent Rick Mills will be guests on a program titled “Seminole Teen Talk” produced by Southeast High School this Thursday, April 25, 2013, beginning at 7 p.m.

The public can submit questions for possible use in the program prior to or during the program by emailing them to SEHSTV@gmail.com or by sending them via Twitter at #mcschools.