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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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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 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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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

It happened around 7:15am near the intersection of Gantt and Proctor in Sarasota. The district tells ABC7 that the bus was starting to approach its stop and had ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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  YourObserver.com

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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Riverview student arrested after threatening Snapchat post  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Right trajectory for Rams Dorian Hall  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Hide caption. Riverview High kicker Dorian Hall practices on Tuesday at Riverview High School in preparation for Friday's Class 8A state semifinal game at ...



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.



Sheriff's Office investigating alleged sexual battery near Riverview High  YourObserver.com

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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

About 43000 students in Sarasota County returned to school Monday.



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.'



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.



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 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  YourObserver.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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-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 ...



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 ...



Community partnerships help build global skills  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

What do you get when you combine Riverview High School students, Asian puppetry, the Florida Studio Theatre, Chinese language students from New College ...



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 ...



BOYS SOCCER: King leads Riverview past Manatee  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA. For over 70 minutes of Tuesday night's Class 5A-District 8 semifinal clash between Riverview and Manatee, it looked like a “fluky” goal in the ...



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 ...



Leader of the pack yet to emerge  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

I don't know.I really don't know.And I might not know for some time.Which football team is the best in the area?Right now, I don't have a clue.It could be ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Riverview students delve into building design - News  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Architecture, construction and engineering are practical professions, but students in a new mentorship program at Riverview High School are interested in more ...



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 ...



School employees partied with a high school student. It cost them their jobs.  Bradenton Herald

A Sarasota High School registrar has been fired after she was seen in a video drinking with a high school student at a party, deputies said.



Insiders view: A Q&A with the president of the Sarasota-Manatee Realtors  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Amy Worth was 10 when her parents moved from Indiana to Sarasota to launch a real estate business. After graduating from Riverview High School and the ...



Seidman: Our children are our future; let them lead the way  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

There are seminal events in any life, moments that birth a passion, propel a detour in direction, create a lifelong commitment. Sometimes those moments ...



Sarasota County learned from its mistakes for 2018 hurricane season  WFLA

Sarasota County is making changes for the 2018 hurricane season.



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.



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.



Riverview students go for gold at homecoming dance  YourObserver.com

Riverview High School hosts Homecoming Dance with an Olympic theme.



Cardinal Mooney Boys Lacrosse is hosting 2nd annual Sticks for Soldiers  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Cardinal Mooney High School Boys Lacrosse team is hosting the 2nd Annual Sticks for Soldiers fundraising event to support severely wounded soldiers on ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Veterans Day parade honors all who served  YourObserver.com

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



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 ...



COLUMN: Former Ram Vitale an award winner  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Heather Vitale had it all figured out. The 1989 Riverview High School graduate would earn her communications degree from New Jersey's Monmouth University ...



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 ...



Four years in the making, Riverview seniors enjoy prom  YourObserver.com

Riverview High School hosted its senior prom on May 9 at the Hyatt Regency.



1968 Riverview High class ring found by treasure hunter  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A Riverview High School 1968 class ring was discovered buried in the beach in front of the old Lido Casino this week.Beachcomber Mark DesErmia said he was ...



Key Chorale's festival honors heroes  YourObserver.com

The Sarasota Chorale Festival focused on local first responders.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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