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Sarasota schools zoning defies logic  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

In a small section of Newtown, kids living within half a mile of each other are zoned for eight different elementary schools. Sarasota County's seemingly ...



No state investigation for former Booker High coach  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Dumaka Atkins, the former Booker High School football coach, will not be investigated by the state into allegations that he falsified grades at the school.



Booker football coach suspended amid allegations he falsified grades  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Dumaka Atkins, a former Booker and Florida State University standout, had coached at the school since 2016. Correction: An earlier version of this story ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Booker High looking for new football coach  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA. Booker High School is looking for a new football coach — and fast. The Tornadoes are looking to fill the position that comes with teaching high ...



Goodwill, Booker High School partner on program for exceptional students  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A recent partnership of Sarasota County Schools and Goodwill Manasota has enabled Exceptional Student Education (ESE) students from Booker High School ...



After Parkland: Students at Sarasota’s Booker High School honor the victims on year later  WTSP.com

Sarasota County Schools are ranked one of the best in the state for implementing new security changes to keep students safe. Today we take a look at some of ...



COMMENTARY: Memories endure for those who saw the 1966-67 Booker High basketball team  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Jetson Grimes turned around to see Jack Nicklaus seated behind him. The 1966-67 Booker High School basketball team was so dominant, everyone had to ...



Sarasota's Booker High School Ready For Its Close-Up  WUSF News

Booker High School serves the most diverse and underprivileged student body in the Sarasota County School District. It's also recognized for its rigorous.



Booker High graduation celebrates "one school, unlimited futures"  YourObserver.com

The Booker High School Class of 2019 graduated May 16 at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.



Actor Charlie Barnett returns to Booker High for fundraiser  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Star of 'Chicago Fire' and Netflix series 'Russian Doll' will attend a benefit for Booker's VPA program. In the 13 years since he graduated from Booker High ...



COMMENTARY: Into the Storm looks back at 1966-67 Booker dream team and its times  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A suitcase gets put inside the trunk of the Plymouth Barracuda. The lid won't close, so a rope is used to hold it down. A man and a woman climb into the car and ...



Booker High School fundraiser showcases student talent  YourObserver.com

Actor Charlie Barnett, of Russian Doll and Chicago Fire, also attended the event.



Bilter: Booker film at festival inspiring  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Last week I attended the Sarasota Film Festival on an invite to see the documentary “Into the Storm,” by film students from Booker High School. These brave ...



Booker High grad Charlie Barnett is a fixture on Netflix  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

One-time 'Chicago Fire' star, who grew up in Sarasota, finds a home on the streaming *service's* 'Russian Doll,' 'Tales of the City' and a new season of 'You'



Florida high school football coach suspended for improper use of 'credit-recovery program' to make players eligible  USA TODAY High School Sports

Booker High School football coach Dumaka Atkins was suspended from his coaching position because of questions about his math class.



Booker High Grad Charlie Barnett to Speak at VPA Fund Raiser  Sarasota

The Booker High School Visual & Performing Arts Program (VPA) just got a nice boost to help ticket sales for its first-ever fund-raising event, Kaleidoscope of ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Booker tabs Baraka Atkins as interim coach  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

He replaces his brother Dumaka, who was suspended amid allegations that he awarded credit to students who had not completed work in a remedial math ...



Sarasota Schools Get A Grade From State of Florida  Sarasota, FL Patch

Sarasota Schools Get A Grade From Florida - Sarasota, FL - The Sarasota County School District was one of 24 school districts across Florida that received an A ...



BOYS BASKETBALL: Williams, Clark give Booker a 1,000-point duo  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Tornado seniors have been working hard at their games since they were freshmen ... and it's paying off. SARASOTA. When Johnnie Williams and Jordan Clark ...



PREP FOOTBALL: After slow start, Booker headed in right direction  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA. Jeremiah Davis was upset. The Booker High football team opened the season with just one win in its first four games, heading into its off week.



Photos: Photos: Booker High Football Practice  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Booker High School Tornadoes practice on Tuesday afternoon. July 31, 2018; Herald-Tribune photo/Carla Varisco. Buy Photo. [2/27]. Booker High School ...



Booker High a cappella group showcases students talents  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — The Booker High School Music Department unveiled its community outreach vocal ensemble, Jet Streams, at the beginning of the 2017-18 ...



Booker Middle, Riverview High administrators collect district awards  YourObserver.com

Booker Middle School's principal and Riverview High's assistant principal were named tops in their fields by Sarasota County Schools at surprise ceremonies ...



Sarasota County schools strive toward success  YourObserver.com

Education Foundation of Sarasota County presented the Strive Awards on April 23.



Tickets for Kids program brings Sarasota students to new shows, venues  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Before a Tuesday night performance of “The Lion King,” a group of Booker High School students and parents gathered outside the lavender walls of the Van ...



Sarasota School Board talks money  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Correction: An earlier version of this story misstated the position held by board members Goodwin, Zucker and Brown on how the district calculates its reserves.



Sarasota County principals receive their accolades  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — Teachers are generally the first faces children see when they enter the classroom. But principals and assistant principals are the administrators ...



LORI BURTON: Animated storytelling develops Sarasota students skills  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The growing popularity of animated movies has sparked interest in digital film and motion design classes.Most movie-goers, however, have no idea about the ...



Booker High student moves forward after emergency brain surgery  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Isabella Smith realized life is fleeting the day she underwent emergency brain surgery. On May 22, two days before the end of her junior year as a theater ...



Testing reveals traces of lead at three Sarasota schools  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

McIntosh Middle School, Venice Middle School and Englewood Elementary School all had lead in the drinking water that went beyond the EPA's recommended ...



Man sentenced to 8 years in prison after selling drugs near Sarasota County schools  WWSB

One man was sentenced to eight years in prison after selling drugs near Sarasota County Schools in 2017.



Booker named to list of top high schools for the arts  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — Booker High School has been named among the Top 80 best high schools for the arts in America by Niche.com, a website that analyzes data ...



Higher concentrations of lead found in three Sarasota Co. schools  WWSB

Although there is no mandate that requires schools to test for lead, Sarasota County schools will be conduction voluntary water testing in the area.



Sarasota YMCA Achievers program awards college scholarships  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota YMCA Achievers program awarded college scholarships to recent high school graduates as well as to college students who participate in the ...



New LGBT student guidelines in place at Sarasota County schools  WFLA

Sarasota County schools now have new policies in place for gay and transgender students. The sudden announcement was met with controversy.



Lead found in Sarasota schools: Should you be worried?  WWSB

SARASOTA (WWSB) - Newly released test results show levels of lead above federal recommendations at McIntosh and Venice middle schools, and Englewood ...



Booker High Limits Tickets For Graduation For 1st Time  Patch.com

Booker High Limits Tickets For Graduation - Sarasota, FL - Sarasota County Schools also announced the 2017 graduation schedule for its other traditional high ...



Local Students Awarded for 2019 Embracing Our Differences Exhibit  Sarasota

The 2019 international art exhibit Embracing Our Differences runs Jan. 19 through March 15 in Bayfront Park.



2 More Teens Arrested In Bullying Attack On Police Officer  Sarasota, FL Patch

2 More Arrested In Bullying Attack On Sarasota Cop - Sarasota, FL - 2 more teenagers have been arrested in a group attack on an off-duty Sarasota police officer ...



Sarasota County Schools Receives 'District of the Year' Award from Cambridge International  Sarasota

Sarasota County Schools has received the District of the Year Award for 2017-18 in the mid-sized district category from Cambridge International, the world's ...



Hundley could face maximum punishment for recommendation  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Lincoln Memorial Academy principal could have educator's certificate revoked for five years, if state follows recommendation issued by judge on Friday.



Photos: STRIVE Awards Luncheon - Education Foundation  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Hundreds of students, parents and teachers attended the STRIVE Awards Luncheon at Micheal's On East on Tuesday. The STRIVE Awards Program recognizes ...



Sarasota County Schools receives international award from University of Cambridge  YourObserver.com

Formally recognized for accessibility, sustainability and equity in its Cambridge International education program, Sarasota County Schools has been formally ...



Lincoln Memorial head steps down  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

After more than a year of controversy, Eddie Hundley, the founder of Lincoln Memorial Academy, announced his resignation on Monday.



Teachers of the year take home Sarasota schools top honor  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — People often say that the best part of a wedding is the look on the groom's face as the bride walks down the aisle. The same could be said about ...



Sarasota School District honors volunteers  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Volunteers, businesses and community partners that donate their time helping students in the Sarasota County School District were recognized for their efforts ...



Sarasota County Schools names ‘Honoring Our Own’ recipients  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

In honor of Black History Month, Sarasota County Schools recently recognized three talented African-American educators for their impact and contributions to the ...



Behind the Scenes of a Booker High School Musical  Sarasota

Get over 'Glee.' Forget 'Fame.' No one outshines the kids at our own Booker High VPA.



Thirty years later, arrest made in 1988 Sarasota murder case  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Sarasota police announced Monday the arrest in a cold case from 1988.



Booker High School hosts upbeat graduation ceremony  YourObserver.com

The Booker High School Class of 2018 graduated May 17 at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.



6A STATE BOYS BASKETBALL: Prime time for Booker  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Grueling conditioning program prepares Tornadoes for 6A State Final 4.



Suspect named in 1988 killing of Sarasota woman  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

David L. Stephens, 62, is accused of homicide and sexual battery in the death of Judith Elaine Doherty, 23, who was found near Booker High School.



School grades: Sarasota stays A and Manatee keeps B for 2018  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota ranks fourth in Florida based on number of total points. Sarasota County Schools maintained an overall A grade, and the Manatee County district ...



Thousands seek shelter during Hurricane Irma  YourObserver.com

Booker High School had never had to open its doors as a shelter before. As Hurricane Irma approached Florida, the school became a home to more than 1300 ...



Neighbors voice concerns after seeing a train cross Sarasota road with no warning signals  WWSB

The railroad in question passes through Myrtle Avenue, right behind Booker High School. The main portion of the railroad track is inactive, but there's a branch ...



New allegations from Sarasota students against teacher who was arrested  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

After the arrest last week of a Booker High School math teacher who was allegedly involved with a 16-year-old student in Manatee County, Sarasota County ...



Student’s resilience in family crisis leads to college dream  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

My first year of college went by so fast. It's hard to believe it's already over.When I was in high school, it would have been harder to believe anyone who told me ...



Remembering Coach Larry Richardson  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Longtime Booker High football and track and field coach impacted hundreds of young men and women during his career.



Art Center Sarasota opens digital gallery for local artists  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Art Center's new artsite allows artists to display up to six works for sale.



Tickets for Kids gives away tickets to "The Lion King"  YourObserver.com

The group will give away 25 tickets to Booker High School students.



Booker High School Names New Girls Basketball Coach  Patch.com

Sarasota, FL - Loy Moore will lead the team and teach physical education classes at the school.



Charter school founder has to go, state officials say  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Manatee School District general counsel Mitch Teitelbaum shared a letter from the state's top education official, calling for Eddie Hundley to cease contact with ...



How Sarasota County hired a teacher under investigation in Manatee  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The teacher left Manatee County amid an investigation into alleged misconduct with a minor. Four months later, Sarasota hired him.



Local student leaders granted scholarships through Town Hall Scholars Program  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Fifteen high school seniors inspired by visiting leaders were awarded college scholarships from the Rosemary and Lou Oberndorf Town Hall Scholarship Fund ...



Young Booker grad works his way through Sarasota theater scene as dancer, actor and choreographer  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

From the eighth row of a final rehearsal for “All Shook Up,” a musical at The Players Centre, choreographer Brian Finnerty pops the top on a Diet Coke, takes a ...



Photos: 2019 Best of Preps All-Area Sarasota-Manatee Player of the Year Finalists  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

See our picks for the best local high school athletes in basketball, soccer, weightlifting and wrestling. Buy Photo. [2/21]. BASKETBALL: O'MARIAH GORDON



We are Sarasota celebrates inclusion, diversity  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

We Are Sarasota was an inspirational evening - a collaborative event hosted by the Sarasota Bar Association Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Booker High ...



Prepped: Booker Highs little band that could  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Seven years ago, Booker High School had no marching band. Now the Whirlwind Brigade is hitting its stride with creative halftime shows that do more with less.



Booker High School hosts timeless night  YourObserver.com

Students attended prom on May 20 on Michael's on East.



Booker High School graduates inspire spectators  YourObserver.com

The Booker High School class of 2017 and their loved ones recently proved that it's possible to be brought to tears at a graduation celebration where you don't ...



Why Hire Teacher Under Investigation For Sex With Minor?  Sarasota, FL Patch

Parents Want To Know How Math Teacher Was Hired - Sarasota, FL - Following the arrest of a Booker High School math teacher for possessing child ...



Student languishing after years in special needs program  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota School District is being accused of stunting the academic growth of a special needs student by placing him in an alternative program without his ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Football / Booker vs Palmetto  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Palmetto's Reese Lyons keeps Booker's #2 Jermiah Davis at bay during first half of Friday nights game. August 17, 2018; Herald-Tribune photo/Carla Varisco.



PREP BASKETBALL: Rams edge Tornadoes  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA. Determined to snap its losing streak against its city rival, the Riverview High boys basketball team got a number of players involved early.



Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation Awards College Scholarships  Sarasota

Sarasota Memorial Hospital's Foundation awarded its 2019 G. Duncan Finlay Health Careers scholarships this month to six outstanding high school students ...



Former State Champion Returns to Booker as Head Coach  Patch.com

Sarasota, FL - Markus Black, a 2006 graduate, will replace Phil Helmuth as boys basketball coach.



Booker High graduate James McGinn returns to perform a new dance program at RIAF  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

As the son of Deborah Vinton, a ballet teacher at Booker High School, and Peter McGinn, a painter and visual arts instructor at the Ringling College of Art and ...



Sarasota National Cemetery hosts Memorial Day Tribute  YourObserver.com

Sarasota National Cemetery held its annual Memorial Day Tribute at Patriot Plaza on May 25 to honor *service* members who died in the line of duty. Hundreds of ...



Fraternity creates internship program for Booker High students  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — Select Booker High students will soon be equipped with professional and life skills as they enter the career field thanks to a little help from two ...



Manatees Lincoln Memorial cant pay its bills  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

PALMETTO — Lincoln Memorial Academy, a Palmetto charter school, is on the verge of having its water shut off, Palmetto city officials say, and the school has ...



Charlie Barnett, Star of Netflix's Russian Doll, Launched His Career in Sarasota  Sarasota

Charlie Barnett, the star of the new hit Netflix series Russian Doll, came back to his hometown for a March fund raiser for his alma mater, Booker High School, ...



State wants to revoke license of charter school principal in Manatee County  Bradenton Herald

The Florida Department of Education recommended probation and a revoked license for Principal Eddie Hundley, of Lincoln Memorial Academy, for the job ...



This Week in Sarasota: Thursday, Jan. 31  YourObserver.com

A calendar look at our favorite arts and entertainment events taking place this week in Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota, Venice and on Longboat Key.



Photos: Sarasota National Cemetery Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[1/43] Herald-Tribune photo/Carla Varisco. Veterans Robert Digison of Sarasota and former Sarasotoan James S. Finger, now of West Palm, visit at the gravesite ...



Sarasota school security: How did we get here?  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

What's the district's current plan for school security? Next year, the Sarasota County School District will have two separate types of school security: traditional ...



Manatee principal could lose license after recommending teacher accused of sexual misconduct  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A Manatee County principal who wrote job recommendations for a teacher suspected of sexual misconduct and later hired by the Sarasota County School ...



Booker staff, students team up to clean Emma E. Bookers gravesite  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

When Booker High School Principal Rachel Shelley visited local education icon Emma E. Booker's Gulfport gravesite recently, she found Booker's tombstone ...



Hundley defends himself in testy administrative showdown  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Lincoln Memorial Academy principal Eddie Hundley asserted his innocence Wednesday, despite recommending Sarasota hire a teacher he knew was under ...



What to do in Sarasota on Memorial Day Weekend  YourObserver.com

Here are a few events to attend Memorial Day weekend to honor those who died in military *service*.



The Suffragist Project Launch Party Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Women's Right to Vote  Sarasota

The bi-county project will celebrate the milestone in a variety of ways.



Sarasota/Manatee high school athletes honored  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Olympian Gabby Douglas tells athletes 'Be yourself' at Herald-Tribune's Best of HT Preps Awards. SARASOTA --Be yourself was the theme at the Fourth Annual ...



Suffragist Project marks 100 years of women voting  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Florida Studio Theatre is coordinating dozens of events and organizations with a months-long celebration of passage of the 19th amendment.



Photos: Business People, Feb. 25  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

ELIZABETH HERNANDDEZ Charlotte State Bank & Trust retail operations officer Elizabeth Hernandez has been named an assistant vice president. She has ...



Previewing Booker High School's Spring Musical  Sarasota

The Booker Visual and Performing Arts program presents Pippin, April 14-16. Here's our Q&A with Booker VPA director Scott Keys. (You can also get a ...



Lincoln Principal Eddie Hundley fires back  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Eddie Hundley, principal of Lincoln Memorial Academy in Palmetto, sought to clear his name against allegations that he knowingly wrote a job reference for a ...



Photos: Sarasota Yacht Club - Under the Sea 2019  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Yacht Squad, children from Sarasota Yacht Club, raised $17,000 from their event, Yacht Dogs: Passion for Fashion, held last month. On March 30th the ...



Suncoast Campaign for Grade Level Reading kicks off 2019 summer mission  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

93 summer camps and day programs in Sarasota, Manatee DeSoto and Charlotte will participate this year. SARASOTA — More than 300 teachers, summer ...



Photos: Photos: Pine View School Class of 2019  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[1/71] Herald-Tribune photo/Carla Varisco. Pine View School Class of 2019 held its commencement ceremony at Van Wezel on Sunday afternoon.



Photos: Lido Public Beach Busy Despite Flesh-eating Bacteria in Area  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Beach-goers take in Lido Public Beach on Friday. Many were not afraid to get in the water, despite reports of flesh-eating bacteria at local beaches. Buy Photo.



Bowden accuser sues school district for discrimination  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The lawsuit, filed earlier this month, alleges that Lyna Jimenez-Ruiz was discriminated against and retaliated against for issuing a sexual harassment complaint.



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