February 18, 2020

Carl Caruso's Gambit: Nurturing Good Decision Makers Through Early Childhood Education - And Games of Chess

By Story, Homepage Spotlight Item, Sylvia Whitman,

Retiree Carl Caruso usually keeps his philanthropy on the down-low, but he’s realized that to scale up, he has to speak up. After all, it was reporting about Orlando hotelier Harris Rose…

January 30, 2020

Local Students Invited to Participate in 2020 Town Hall Lecture Series

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – Thanks to the generous support of local philanthropists Rosemary and Lou Oberndorf, 28 students from area high schools were invited to attend a lecture with General John F…

January 6, 2020

EdExploreSRQ ED-stravaganza Grant Winners Named

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact,

Tuttle Elementary School, Woodland Middle School and individual teachers from Bay Haven School of Basics Plus, Sarasota Middle School, Wilkinson Elementary and Tatum Ridge Elementary were all…

December 11, 2019

Empowering Families and Individuals to Succeed

By Story, Hunter Carpenter,

While we each aspire to lead a successful life in our own way, the path to reaching our greatest potential is often found through education. Education breeds skills and, more importantly, conf…

August 3, 2019

Kicking the Myth About Sarasota in Summer

By Story, Roxie Jerde,

There is a prevailing myth about Sarasota in the summertime. Supposedly, the scorching heat and sudden rain showers drive our beloved visitors away, and activity in our town grinds to a halt,…

August 1, 2019

Booker High School Engineering Update Summer 2019

By Story, Booker High School,

This summer, thanks to the Mary King grant through the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, students were able to attend the Technology Student Association National Conference.

July 25, 2019

The Fun in Summer Learning Academies

By Blog, Alisa Mitchell, Homepage - Blog,

What’s been the hottest ticket in town this summer? For young students and their families, it just might be Sarasota County Schools’ Summer Learning Academies. “My kids were…

July 8, 2019

The Power of Summer Learning: Thoughts on My Alta Vista Eagle Academy Experience

By Blog, Matt Twargoski,

My name is Matt Twargoski, and I am a rising junior at the University of Notre Dame participating in the Notre Dame Summer Student Learning Program (SSLP) here in Sarasota. In this program, I…

July 1, 2019

Independence Day, Netflix, and our Courageous Community

By Blog, Roxie Jerde,

Dear Friends: Courage is having a moment in pop culture. Forbes Magazine, Vanity Fair, Newsweek and Oprah Magazine are all talking about courage. But not in the way you might expect. Right now…