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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)

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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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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 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: 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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Riverview High School honors class of 2018

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Riverview High principal: Students not in danger after report of threat  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Correction: Acting Principal Kathy Wilks' name was misspelled in an earlier version of this story. SARASOTA COUNTY -- A threat was reported at Riverview High ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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 principal leaving for job with state

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 ...

Redistricting a long-distance affair  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The joke was Josh Smithers did not immediately answer his cell phone Friday afternoon because the Riverview High football coach was exploring fundraising ...

Riverview student arrested after threatening Snapchat post  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Pine View named No. 1 high school in Florida

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sarasota School Board to look at no longer hiding comments  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota County School District will soon pursue a social media policy allowing a wider swath of comments to appear on their Facebook pages.

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.

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.'

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 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 School District launches new Crisis Text Line for students  WWSB

SARASOTA (WWSB) - The Sarasota County School District has officially launched its Crisis Text Line, which is now available to every student in the county.

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 ...

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 County learned from its mistakes for 2018 hurricane season  WFLA

Sarasota County is making changes for the 2018 hurricane season.

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.

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

That's a question Sarasota School Board members will look at during a conversation next month.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Riverview student dies after crash  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 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 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.

Sarasota, Manatee schools considering policy for walkouts  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Manatee schools likely to be 'fairly tolerant'; Sarasota wants to be 'respectful,' 'safe.' Students across the country walked out of their schools on Wednesday, ...

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.

Riverview students celebrate prom

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

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 ...

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 school board member wants to ban cell phones from the classroom

Board member Bridget Ziegler says students would have to keep phones in their lockers or in the classroom but not on them.

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 ...

Sarasota students honored for achievement despite difficult circumstances  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Fifty district students were awarded $2500 scholarships from the Education Foundation for overcoming adversity.

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.

Veterans Day parade honors all who served

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Four Riverview students strike a chord in barbershop quartet

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

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 ...

Tatum Ridge principal tapped for Riverview High School  Longboat Observer

Tatum Ridge Elementary School Principal Eric Jackson is leaving his post–but not Sarasota County. Sarasota County Schools announced today that Jackson ...

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.

Sarasota Film Festival events guide  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Though movies remain the main draw at Sarasota Film Festival, there's plenty going on off-screen as well as on-screen. There's the opening and closing night ...

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.

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 schools, All Faiths Food Bank combat youth hunger  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

More than 50 percent of students attending Sarasota County Schools are eligible for free and reduced-cost lunch. During the summer, many of these students ...

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 ...

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 ...

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” ...

Riverview students go for gold at homecoming dance

Riverview High School hosts Homecoming Dance with an Olympic theme.

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.

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 ...

Police: Sarasota High student led prostitution ring  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A Sarasota High School student has been charged with organizing a prostitution ring of students from Venice and Riverview high schools. Alexa Nicole De ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Karan Higdon's Sarasota success story  The Michigan Daily

When Sarasota, a town in southwestern Florida, was rated America's meanest city in 2006, Karan Higdon was just a nine-year-old kid who wore size ...

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 ...

These students dont care who you support, they just want you to vote  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — If you were to play a word association game, the one phrase you might associate with Tuesday's midterm election could be “the youth vote.”.

BUSINESS PEOPLE  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Samuel L. Cione Samuel L. Cione, president of Integrity Wealth Management in Sarasota, has become a member of the Million Dollar Round Table, a career ...

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 ...

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.

Riverview High principal headed to Venice High  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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

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