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Class 1962

May 5, 2018 by Patricia Ann Bennett Hardesty (Register to contact)

Class 1962 Ladies Lunch, each month, on a different day each month, contact Pat Bennett Hardesty and join us. Class guys are also welcome to join us. We meet at Der Dutchman Restaurant at 11:30, each pay for their meal, please come join us.

Class of 1962 -Ladies Lunch

June 25, 2015 by Patricia Ann Bennett Hardesty (Register to contact)

To protect privacy, contact info has been removed from this post. Register to see the original with contact info.

Each month any of our Class of 1962 Ladies meet for Lunch at Der Dutchman Restaurant on Bahia Vista, Sarasota,FL. We meet for lunch each and every month. If you would like to join us contact Pat Bennett Hardesty at (941) 924-XXXX . If your just in town for a visit, call Pat and come join us, we have a great time together.

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Sarasota County principals receive their accolades  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The district named the Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year this week.

PREP FOOTBALL: Defense, ground game lead Venice past Riverview  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA. On a soggy track like the one found in the Ram Bowl in Friday night's Venice-Riverview matchup, both teams knew that points would be at a ...

Riverview HS investigating racial 'promposal'  WFLA

Officials at Riverview High School in Sarasota are investigating a racial "promposal" that is being circulated on social media.

Meteor moment informs career exploration at Riverview High  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Was it serendipity that a meteor crash-landed at an elementary school this past spring as I was transitioning from principal of Venice Elementary School to ...

Riverview threat still under investigation  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A shooting threat to Riverview High School made Saturday is still under investigation by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.

PREP FOOTBALL: Rams give up big plays in 44-14 defeat  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Riverview allows four TD passes of 38 yards or more in loss to Seffner Armwood.

PREP FOOTBALL: Third times the charm  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Riverview looks to snap losing streak when it hosts Orlando Dr. Phillips in the playoffs for third straight year.

Riverview High School honors class of 2018

The Riverview High School commencement was hosted May 19 at Ram Bowl.

Student, family apologize for Riverview students racist promposal  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A Sarasota student who asked his girlfriend to prom with a racist sign apologized, according to an image provided by the school district, and his family later ...

School district announces new Riverview High principal

Venice Elementary Principal Erin del Castillo will become the new principal of Riverview High School, according to a release from the school district.

Social media threat prompted Riverview High lockdown, sheriff says  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A student reported a 'social media threat' to another Riverview student to a school resource officer.

Officials investigate Riverview shooting threat

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has received an anonymous tip about a possible shooting threat involving a Riverview High School student, according to a ...

Riverview High School principal to leave for state education job  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Riverview High School Principal Paul Burns will leave the school in January for a position with the Florida Department of Education, according to the Sarasota ...

Riverview High racial tensions addressed in meeting with students, administrators and NAACP

"We put them in an environment to be as open and frank as they needed to be and they were."

Concerns raised about lack of health clinic for Riverviews teen parent program  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A local advocacy group is raising concerns about the district's management of teen parent program Cyesis at Riverview High School.

Sarasota schools meet on race after racist prom proposal  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota County School District hosted a closed meeting on race with community leaders and Riverview High School students Monday following a racially ...

Incident involving student prompts lockdown at Sarasota school  WFLA

A limited lockdown is underway at Riverview High School in Sarasota following an incident involving a student.

Riverview High School celebrates 60th Birthday  WWSB ABC 7

SARASOTA, FL. (WWSB) - The Riverview Kilties showed off their school spirit Saturday during the school's open house.

Tragedy spurs Sarasota high schoolers to act

Students say "enough is enough," and organize walkouts, rallies to make their points heard about school safety following the mass shooting in Parkland.

Pine View named best high school in Florida by U.S. News  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Pine View School again topped the U.S News Best High School Rankings for Florida, although it fell nationally from 13 in 2017 to 19 in 2018.In this year's ...

Riverview High student pistol whips classmate | Mobile  WWSB ABC 7

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Riverview High School student, Kiona Cromer, 18, was arrested Thursday morning after pistol whipping another student on school ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Rams aim higher  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA. Josh Smithers plans to have the discussion sometime during camp. Last season's success in his first year as head football coach at Riverview High ...

Riverview English instructor is Sarasotas teacher of the year  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

It's the second year in a row that the high school's faculty has taken the district's top honor. SARASOTA -- Not every teacher would rank “ruining movies for ...

Riverview student arrested after threatening Snapchat post  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Security was increased at the school after the teenager shared photos of weapons.

Sheriff's Office investigating alleged sexual battery near Riverview High

A female was the victim of a sexual battery the evening of Friday, Oct. 13, just outside Riverview High School, according to a release from the Sarasota County ...

Sarasota-Manatee students participate in national walkouts  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A month to the day since 17 people were killed in the Parkland school shooting, students in Sarasota and Manatee counties joined a national movement ...

Pine View named No. 1 high school in Florida

Pine View School was named the best high school in Florida by U.S. News and World Report for 2018. “The curriculum at Pine View School mixes traditional ...

Riverview High selected for inclusion and diversity program

Riverview High School was selected to participate in a program to promote the inclusion and success of under-represented students in the International ...

Education Foundation Hires New Team for College Readiness Program  Sarasota

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Suzanne Burke as the director of its College, Career and Life Readiness Initiative and hired ...

PREP BASEBALL: Riverview hires baseball coach  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Former Booker High coach Jeremy Schmidt replaces Chuck Antczak who was let go in late October.

Its the first day of school for Sarasota students and police  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

About 43000 students in Sarasota County returned to school Monday.

Sarasota high schools host walkouts to demand change, honor Parkland victims

Inspired by the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High following the mass shooting at the school Feb. 14, Sarasota students joined a national conversation ...

Sheriff criticizes Sarasota County Schools' security plan  WFLA

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - Sheriff Tom Knight and Superintendent Todd Bowden have seemingly become embroiled in a very public dispute over ...

Riverview High School honors the class of 2017

In the distance, the sky was gray and foreboding. But the sun was shining above their heads on June 3 as the Riverview High School class of 2017 made their ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Riverview High preview  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

RIVERVIEW Rams. Home field: Ram Bowl, 1 Ram Way, Sarasota. 2016 record: 9-2. District: Class 8A-District 6. FOOTBALL: Riverview High practice. Previous.

VIDEO: Sarasota High School employee fired over Snapchat video with teen  WFLA

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) - A Sarasota High School registrar is without a job after a video emerged of her dancing with a 17-year-old Riverview High School ...

Sarasota High registrar fired over Snapchat video with teenage boy at party  ABC Action News

Sarasota County school officials say a school employee has been fired and the assistant principal at Sarasota High School has been reassigned after a ...

Riverview High Class of 1968 to hear MacKinley Kantor commencement speech again  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Riverview High School Class of 1968 will get to hear their commencement address again at their upcoming 50-Year Reunion. The speech was originally ...

Colleges wont judge students on social media use, officials say  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — Ill-conceived or offensive social media posts — like one by a Riverview High School senior that captured international attention last week — is ...

Why did it take 5 days for public to learn about rape near Sarasota County high school?  WFLA

People are angry that it took five days for the public to be notified about the rape.

Sarasota High registrar fired after Snapchat video  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A registrar at Sarasota High School was fired on Monday from the Sarasota County School District because of a Snapchat video of the woman dancing by a ...

Man arrested for trespassing at Riverview High

Aaron Talley, 31, entered a Riverview High School classroom and shouted obscenities to protest the 'evil corruption in school government.'

Sarasota school district maintains A grade

Sarasota County Schools is an A-rated district for the 15th year in a row, the district announced Wednesday afternoon. School scores. The individual school ...

Riverview student dies after crash - News  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Correction: The crash happened at about 11 p.m. An earlier version of this story incorrectly said 11 a.m.. SARASOTA — A Riverview High School student who ...

Riverview High School adds security for Friday's rivalry football game after alleged rape  WTSP 10 News

SARASOTA, Fla. - Riverview High School had extra patrols and deputies for Friday night's cross-county rivalry football game with Sarasota High School.

Sarasota County learned from its mistakes for 2018 hurricane season  WFLA

Sarasota County is making changes for the 2018 hurricane season.

Schools respond to increasing number of threats via social media

As the district works to improve the physical safety of its schools, it must also tackle threats made by students on social media.

Riverview High School adds security for Friday's rivalry football game  WTSP 10 News

Riverview High School had extra patrols and deputies for Friday night's cross-county rivalry football game with Sarasota High School.

Website ranks south Sarasota as having best public schools in Florida  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

South Sarasota has been ranked the best area to go to public school in Florida, according to a new ranking by national website The website gives ...

FOOTBALL: Johnson steps down as Riverviews head coach  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA. In the end, Todd Johnson was made an offer he couldn't refuse. After six years as a teacher and head football coach at Riverview High School, the ...

We Learn to Dance with Highland Dance Instructor Allison Dietz | Suncoast View  WWSB ABC 7

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - The 14th Annual Jack-A-Bites Memorial Day Concert is coming up and there are many performing at the concert. The Riverview High ...

Sarasota panel discusses school shootings  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Booker High School teacher Mackenzie Altman already knows how she would act if an active shooter were to come on campus.She's gone through the steps ...

Students who make school threats face severe punishment  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — Those making threats to local schools on social media could be charged with a second-degree felony, according to Florida statutes. Since last ...

Riverview students celebrate prom

Riverview High School hosted its prom at the Hyatt Regency, Sarasota on May 6.

New DNA testing leads to arrest in rape, murder of Sarasota woman 19 years ago  Tampa Bay Times

The Sarasota County's Sheriff's Office arrested a St. Petersburg man after linking him to a 19-year-old murder case through DNA testing. Deputies arrested ...

North Port High opens new college and career center  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County has placed a full-time employee at North Port High School.

SWIMMING: Sarasotas Stafford wins 4 golds in first meet  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA. Natalie Stafford turned her inaugural high school swim meet into a day to remember at the Selby Aquatic Center on Saturday. The freshman from ...

New DNA tests lead to arrest in 1999 murder case in Sarasota, cops say  Bradenton Herald

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office announced they have made an arrest in the March 1999 death of Deborah Dalzell. Officials say DNA evidence helped ...

Sheriff agrees to cost-sharing for school resource officers  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight has tentatively agreed to pay 20 percent of the cost for school resource officers in the Sarasota County School District next ...

Riverview band marches to a new beat

Riverview will be marching down the streets of Chicago this Thanksgiving with a new director in the lead.

Sarasota County Schools receiving security upgrades

As Sarasota County Schools begins a $21 million effort to improve security at schools, officials must overcome unique challenges to keep students safe.

Myers named Young Woman Sailor of the Year  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA. After taking a look at Lillian Myers' sailing resume, you'd be surprised to hear that she actually didn't like the sport when she first tried it. But dislike ...

UPDATE: Arrest made in connection with school lockdowns

The schools were placed on lockdown after a student was seen with a gun going to Riverview High School.

PREP FOOTBALL: Riverview coaching staff sticks together  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

When the Rams switched head coaches from Todd Johnson to Josh Smithers, the rest of the staff remained.

New Principal Appointed For Riverview High School

Sarasota, FL – A familiar face at Riverview High School will become the school's newest principal. Sarasota County Superintendent of Schools Lori White ...

The force is strong with Riverview prom

Riverview High School hosts prom with "In A Galaxy Far Far Away" theme.

FOOTBALL: Clock winding down on 37-year career of Rams Coach A  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Riverview's Jim Anderson brings passion to everything he does.

Four Riverview students strike a chord in barbershop quartet

The quartet brings a *fresh* face to the Sarasota's barbershop community.

Photos: Suncoast Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[1/36] Herald-Tribune photo / Carla Varisco. North Port's #3 Brandon Graff and Waggener's #0 Ron Fell head down court to score during second half of Thursday ...

'Tomorrow’s Voices Today' concert offers young singers unique opportunity

Some topics are hard to talk about — so why not sing about them instead? On Friday, April 27, Key Chorale will perform a piece of music that adopts this ...

Sarasota County announces Teacher of the Year finalists

A school bus pulled into Pine View School, Tatum Ridge Elementary School and Riverview High School Feb. 2. It's not an abnormal sight, but this school bus ...

Patrols increased after rape reported during high school football game in Sarasota Co.  WFLA

Sarasota County deputies are increasing patrol at the Riverview High School football game against Sarasota Friday night. This is happening after a woman says ...

Despite progress, Sarasota schools achievement gap remains an issue  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

After three years of focused initiatives, Sarasota County's minority students are still far under-performing the district's white students based on state test scores.

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 ...

Sarasota school district launches summer meal program for kids

Sarasota County Schools this week launched its summer meal program, in concert with the All Faith's Food Bank and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Riverview High's AquaDome teems with life - News  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

About a dozen growths of coral donated by SeaWorld Orlando lie submerged in a 600-gallon fiberglass tank at Riverview High School.Keeping alive the delicate ...

Memories of grandeur

Counting down the top Sarasota sports moments of 2017.

Riverview students go for gold at homecoming dance

Riverview High School hosts Homecoming Dance with an Olympic theme.

Sarasota High not the target of online threats to "SHS," police say

Sarasota police this morning say a Wednesday night threat on social media against "SHS" that drew some attention locally originated in Ohio and isn't directed ...

Venice, Booker Middle and Riverview teachers honored  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

More than 700 Sarasota County teachers were nominated for Teacher of the Year. Three nominees remain.

Riverview High School congratulates graduates

Friends, family and faculty congratulated the new graduates of Riverview High School with a commencement ceremony Saturday, May 30 at Robarts Arena.

Riverview High principal headed to Venice High - News  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Riverview High Principal Eric Jackson will replace Jack Turgeon at Venice High.

Sarasota County announces Teacher of the Year

Khea Davis knew she was preaching to the choir when she spoke about the importance of teachers during the Teacher of the Year luncheon at Michaels On ...

Gladiators Football Announces Appointment Of Director/Co-Owner

Gladiators Name New Director/Co-Owner - Sarasota, FL - Gerald Perry has been promoted to the position of director/co-owner of the Southwest Gladiators.

Sarasota County Commission District 4: Q&A with Wesley Anne Beggs  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Candidates for the 2018 Florida election were sent questionnaires and bio requests by the Herald-Tribune Name, including middle initial: Wesley Anne Beggs ...

Sarasota County schools to open Monday  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA COUNTY — The Sarasota County school district plans to reopen schools Monday, but at least a few teachers are worried that the district's cleaning ...

Fourth generation Sarasota pilot pursues his passion in the air

Sarasota teen Luke King makes his solo flight on his 16th birthday.

Riverview High School swimmers remain in sync

Gracie Brasacchio, 17, and Colleen Brasacchio, 15, have been involved in synchronized swimming for the past 10 years.

Riverview High to christen new sports complex  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA. Riverview High School will play its first game at the new baseball/softball complex Thursday night at 4748 Beneva Road, on the campus of ...

Updated: Find out which Memorial Day events around Bradenton are scheduled to go on despite the weather.  Bradenton Herald

Memorial Day events in Bradenton and Sarasota this weekend include a Memorial Day *service* at Bradenton Riverwalk, a *service* at Sarasota National Cemetery ...

Riverview dedicates new band shell

Former Riverview High School band director Andrew "Jack" Crew spent his entire musical career chasing a sound. For Crew, music wasn't about hitting all the ...

Business People: Promotions and hires in Sarasota-Manatee  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Jason Patterson Legacy Hotel at IMG Academy, in Bradenton, has hired Jason Patterson as executive chef.Patterson, who has more than 20 years of experience ...

Gun control activists seek action from Sarasota City Commission  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — Local gun-control advocates want the City Commission to take action against gun violence.Representatives from the Brady Campaign to Prevent ...

My Halo purchased, new owners plan to carry on with same services  Boca Beacon

... □ BY SUE ERWIN. Boca Grande residents who were concerned about the closing of My Halo, worry no more. Tim Beach and Stuart Christensen recently ...

School grades: Sarasota County maintains A rating  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota County school district retained its 'A' rating from the Florida Department of Education for the 14th year in a row, according to data released ...

FLORIDA BUILDINGS I LOVE: Revisiting the Sanderling Club Cabanas, 1952, Siesta Key  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota Architectural Foundation celebrated the centennial of noted architect Paul Rudolph's birth with a party on Oct. 23 at the Revere Quality House on ...

Sarasota native leading huge private health care initiative  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Todd Combs working full time on Berkshire Hathaway-Amazon-JPMorgan plan.

Photos: Reader Hurricane Irma Damage in Sarasota, Manatee  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Herald-Tribune readers shared photos of damage in our area from Bradenton, Sarasota, Venice and Osprey. [1/34]. Provided by Tim Kunda. [2/34]. Provided by ...

Un-four-gettable: Rams enjoy another championship

The Riverview High boys swim team won its fourth-straight state title Nov. 10.

SRQ Daily Aug 29, 2018 - Wednesday Philanthropy Edition  SRQ Magazine

The contests for School Board in Sarasota and Manatee proved some of the most dramatic battles on the Gulf Coast during Tuesday's primary election, with ...

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