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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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COLUMN: DRC still running  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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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 ...



Sarasota Orchid Society awards scholarships  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota Orchid Society proudly announced the two $1000 winners of the Monroe Kokin academic scholarships during their monthly meeting June 3 in the ...



23 Riverview High School students accept $3.4M in scholarships  WWSB

Riverview High School has a new initiative that basically guarantees students in need to move on to higher education.



Editorial: Fertilizer rules now in effect  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

June 1 is not only the start of hurricane season. It's the start of local summerlong restrictions on certain types of lawn fertilizer.And, while the threat of hurricanes ...



VIDEO: Football team gets awesome send off at Riverview High School  WWSB

Cheerleaders, the band, and students at Riverview High School assembled to give their support and their well wishes to their football team.



Riverview High School teacher receives fellowship - News  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Out of hundreds of applications from talented educators, Katie Pollifrone of Riverview High School has been selected by the nonprofit organization Ecology ...



COMMENT: A special corner of Riverview history  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sometimes an apparent dilemma has an obvious solution that requires little more than someone caring enough to ensure the solution gets implemented.



4A-REGION 4 TENNIS: Riverview boys, girls advance - Sports  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA The Riverview High School boys and girls tennis teams didn't want to spend any more time than was necessary in Tuesday's Class 4A-Region 4 ...



Riverview High School kicks for a cause  YourObserver.com

Riverview Fights Cancer raised more than $1000 for the Jimmy V Foundation for Pediatric Cancer Research.



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 ...



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.



Riverview High School gets new principal  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Riverview High School will welcome a new principal on July 1 from within the Sarasota County School District, as Venice Elementary School Principal Erin del ...



Cyesis: A godsend for Sarasotas most vulnerable young parents  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Cyesis, a teen parenting program based out of Riverview High School, has been educating young parents and their children for 40 years. Advocates want the ...



15-year-old boy hit by car while crossing street to get on school bus  WWSB

SARASOTA (WWSB) - A 15-year-old Riverview High School boy was hit by a car while crossing the street Friday morning. It happened around 7:15am near the ...



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.



PREP FOOTBALL: Boyce leads Rams to district crown  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA. Friday night, the only obstacle standing between the Riverview Rams and their third-straight district football title were the Sharks from Tampa ...



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.



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.



Riverview principal notifies parents of shooting threat  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The threats were taken seriously after this week's shooting at a South Florida high school that killed 17 students and staff. SARASOTA — The acting principal at ...



Pine View School ranked among best high schools statewide, nationally  YourObserver.com

On April 30, U.S. News and World Report announced that Pine View School ranked as the No. 1 high school in Florida in its 2019 Best High Schools Rankings.



Sarasota County water quality summit set for June  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The county's water quality summit is scheduled for June 5 at the Riverview High School Auditorium.



Political Insider: Riverview High grad played key role in recount battle  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Jessica Furst Johnson is a leading political operative and one of the top election law attorneys in the country.



Sarasota County schools strive toward success  YourObserver.com

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



Riverview High welcomes new IB program  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Riverview High School has long been known as one of three Sarasota County School District high schools to offer the International Baccalaureate program, and ...



Riverview student arrested after threatening Snapchat post  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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



School Board sends message: No teachers to carry guns in Sarasota  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota School Board voted 3 to 2 Tuesday night not to participate in a pending expansion of the state's Guardian Program, which would allow teachers to ...



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 ...



Riverview High School honors class of 2018  YourObserver.com

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



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.



Riverview High principal leaving for job with state  YourObserver.com

Paul Burns, the principal of Riverview High School, has accepted a position with the Florida Department of Education, and will not return to the school after ...



Riverview students receive Andrew Monroe scholarships  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

From Left to Right: Stacey Monroe, EmmaBella Rudd, Blake Harper, Madison Galbraith, Corinna Kuschnitzky, Abigale Strzempka, Natalie Oliver, Amy Dunn, Kai ...



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.



Should cellphones be banned in Sarasota schools?  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — It's hard to go anywhere these days without seeing someone's neck angled toward a device, their eyes scanning the screen of a cellphone as ...



Sarasota schools new police chief is sworn in  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Timothy Enos, a Sarasota County Sheriff's Office alum, wears the district's blue uniform Tuesday morning.



Panelists speak out against arming teachers at Sarasota forum  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Speakers at event hosted by Protect Our Public Schools Manasota discuss options for school safety, trauma concerns. SARASOTA — Hailey Landry, a junior at ...



Mosley gets donations of athletic equipment Thursday  My Panhandle

Mosley got some very useful gifts Thursday afternoon. A Central Florida high school dropped off donations of athletic equipment to the school.



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 ...



Teacher of Year: Driven to define the win  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Some people make a distinction between my roles as basketball coach and classroom teacher, but to me they are the same.A coach teaches, and a teacher ...



VIDEO: Four-star football recruit Malachi Wideman scored a bucket after completing a 360-degree spin  USA TODAY High School Sports

Malachi Wideman is a four-star junior wide receiver for Riverview High School in Sarasota, Fla. He's also an explosive basketball player on the court for ...



BOYS BASKETBALL: Tornadoes rally to beat Rams  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA. Because of foul trouble, Johnnie Williams IV did not play many minutes for the Booker High basketball team. When the senior was on the court, ...



Seidman: Missing meaningful connections — on Career Day, and every day  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

When I agreed to man the Herald-Tribune's table for Career Day at Riverview High School, I'll admit I did so with an ulterior motive. While I'm happy to talk to ...



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 ...



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 ...



School district announces district National Merit Scholarship finalists  YourObserver.com

Sarasota County Schools announced the names of the students from across the district that were chosen as finalists for the National Merit Scholarship on Feb.



Commentary: Sarasota-Manatee football showdowns this week  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Riverview and Manatee have a long history, while the rivalry between Braden River and Venice continues to grow.



Coaches’ families look to science for Alzheimer’s answers  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Both played college football in Pennsylvania, Bill Geisdorf at Drexel University, Mike Dowling at Widener University.“They used to laugh and say they probably ...



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

SARASOTA, Fla. - A "promposal" many described as racist and other racial slurs written in school bathrooms prompted a meeting between Riverview High ...



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 ...



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 ...



Education Foundation of Sarasota County names new College, Career and Life Readiness Initiative team  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Suzanne Burke has been hired as the director of College, Career and Life readiness initiative of the Education Foundation of Sarasota County, said president ...



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 ...



Riverview High selected for inclusion and diversity program  YourObserver.com

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



Riverview student ditched sports in favor of FFA — and a pig  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA COUNTY — Melodi Andrews, a Riverview High student, could have spent her senior year in all kinds of sports and school activities, but she chose ...



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 students celebrate prom  YourObserver.com

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



Sarasota Schools name new police chief; reassign current chief to new role  WWSB

SARASOTA (WWSB) - The new police chief at the Sarasota County School District is being reassigned to a senior administrative role and a new chief is taking ...



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 ...



Sarasota school board member wants to ban cell phones from the classroom  WTSP.com

SARASOTA, Fla. — The cell phone policy for students in Sarasota might be changing in a big way if one school board member has her way: She wants to ban ...



Riverview High School honors the class of 2017  YourObserver.com

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 ...



New Principal Appointed For Riverview High School  Patch.com

Sarasota, FL - Paul Burns replaces Principal Eric Jackson, who will become principal at Venice High School.



Riverviews Coach Ivey named Sarasota County Teacher of the Year  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — In a flourish of foreshadowing Wednesday afternoon, Richard Steinman introduced 2017-18 Sarasota “Teacher of the Year” finalist William “BJ” ...



Pen Women present arts awards to high school seniors  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW) – Sarasota Branch presented awards to high school seniors from Manatee and Sarasota schools in ...



Ringling students tweak and tune projects for Senior Exhibitions  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Student thesis projects will be on display in various galleries and screenings from Saturday through May 9. For some students at the Ringling College of Art and ...



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 ...



10 must-see movies at this years Sarasota Film Festival  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The 21st annual film festival returns to downtown Sarasota from Friday to April 14.



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.



Inspired by kids to build brighter future  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

When I look ahead 10 years, I dream of being a nurse and living with my kids in our own place.Three years ago, I couldn't envision a future. I was 15, pregnant, ...



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.



Second Republican enters race to unseat Rep. Margaret Good  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota attorney Erik Arroyo is joining the race for a northern Sarasota County state House seat, making him the second Republican to seek the seat held by ...



PREP BASEBALL: Riverview hires baseball coach  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA. After an extensive search, Riverview High found its baseball coach. Riverview announced Monday afternoon former Booker High coach Jeremy ...



Riverview band marches to a new beat  YourObserver.com

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



Man arrested for trespassing at Riverview High  YourObserver.com

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



UPDATE: Student charged in gun incident after lockdown  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA COUNTY — A 17-year-old student was arrested on weapons charges Thursday after he allegedly showed a handgun to students on a school bus ...



Sarasota school district maintains A grade  YourObserver.com

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 ...



Lights, camera, action and awards for Riverview film students  YourObserver.com

Riverview High School's IB film students hosted its fourth annual Academy Awards night on April 18.



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 ...



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.



Sarasota crowd rallies against fracking  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Demonstrators gathered along the Sarasota bayfront Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to pressure the Florida Legislature to enact a ban on fracking for oil and ...



After 49 years, Riverview High grad gets lost class ring back  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sheryl Wendt spent three years working after-school jobs to save up for a class ring. When she graduated from Riverview High School in 1968, she proudly wore ...



Sarasota County School District swears in new Police Chief for the second time within months  WWSB

Tim Enos, the former Captain for Sarasota County Sheriff's Office, will be sworn in as the school district's police department's new Police Chief.



Sarasota schools considers cell phone ban  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

SARASOTA, Fla. (FOX 13) - Most adults have cell phone and a growing number of children do, too. Mobile devices are handy, but they can also be a distraction.



Tragedy spurs Sarasota high schoolers to act  YourObserver.com

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



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 ...



Martin Luther King Jr. Day performance sells out at Booker High School  YourObserver.com

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe performed a medley to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy to a sold-out crowd at Booker High School on Jan. 21.



The People, Milestones and Game-Changing Events That Made Us Who We Are  Sarasota

In the go-go '80s, Sarasota did some going of its own, moving from a quiet (and little known) resort and retirement destination to a small city with sophisticated ...



Area debs shine at the elegant Debutante Ball  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Debutante BallTwenty-two young women entering their senior year of high school were honored at the annual Debutante Ball, held at the beautifully decorated ...



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

Sarasota County school officials fired a school employee and reassigned an assistant principal over a Snapchat video.



Editorial: New Sarasota schools police chief clears the wreckage  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The political process that led to the appointment of Timothy Enos as chief of the Sarasota County School District's police department and head of security was ...



Gladiators Football Announces Appointment Of Director/Co-Owner  Patch.com

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



Riverview High School congratulates graduates  YourObserver.com

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



Teacher: The importance of provoking deep-thinking skills  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Dialogue about the importance of “soft skills” at work and in the classroom recently has dominated professional development and education circles.As a teacher ...



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 ...



Seidman: Halting school violence with knowledge, not guns  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

What comes to mind when I hear “Secret *Service*” are solemn-faced men with darting eyes, curly wires coming out of their ears and not-so-mysterious bulges ...



Schools respond to increasing number of threats via social media  YourObserver.com

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



Veterans Day parade honors all who served  YourObserver.com

Hundreds gathered along Main Street to celebrate Sarasota's veterans on Nov. 11.



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 ...



Pine View named No. 1 high school in Florida  YourObserver.com

U.S. News and World Report's ranking of high schools came out for 2018, and Pine View School in Osprey topped the list.



Sarasota, Manatee student blood donors receive scholarships  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Fifty-one high school seniors from Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto counties were awarded a total of $25,600 in scholarships from SunCoast Blood Bank.



UPDATE: Arrest made in connection with school lockdowns  YourObserver.com

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



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