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School district announces school choice open enrollment period

School district announces school choice open enrollment period

Bradenton, Florida -- Parents mark your calendars for the Manatee County School District's Choice Open Enrollment Period.

Parents of students who want to send their child to a school other than the one they are assigned to for the 2013-14 school year, will need to apply during the enrollment period which runs from Jan. 22 through Feb. 8.

The school district says this time frame is the ONLY time during the school year parents can apply to have their child attend another school without giving a specified reason for the move.

The Edible Garden Project

The Edible Garden Project

Fourth graders at Anna Maria Elementary School create a feast with their Fall Harvest

“If you want to see kids excited about eating their veggies, encourage them to plant a garden,” read the post on the Beach Bistro Facebook page Tuesday.

Manatee Schools News Shorts Dec. 7

Manatee Schools News Shorts Dec. 7

Bradenton, Florida -- The Manatee County School District released the following news shorts on Dec. 7.

BRADEN RIVER HIGH MARCHING BAND OF PIRATES EARNS TITLE OF ‘3A STATE CHAMPS’

Nolan Middle art students complete portable mural

Nolan Middle art students complete portable mural

Bradenton, Florida -- Students in Nolan Middle School’s one-year-old FACTS Club (Fine Arts Club for Talented Students) have completed their second mural under the direction of Nolan Art Teacher Wade Smith.

John Neal Homes partners with MEF to launch teen philanthropy award

John Neal Homes partners with MEF to launch teen philanthropy award

Bradenton, Florida -- Johh Neal Homes is partnering with the Manatee Education Foundation to launch a new program designed to instill local high school students with an appreciation and dedication for philanthrophy.