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Sarasota school hosts CBS star from Big Bang Theory series

Sarasota school hosts CBS star from Big Bang Theory series

Sarasota, Florida-The popular star Mayim Bialik from the hit CBS series "Big Bang Theory" will Sarasota Middle School on Tuesday to encourage students to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Bialik holds a doctorate in neuroscience. She is promoting awareness of the TechActive Classrooms of Tomorrow developed in all Sarasota County School District middle schools. The program is sponsored a grant from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and contributions of technology from Texas Instruments.

 

 

Sarasota celebrates kids in City Kids

Sarasota celebrates kids in City Kids

Sarasota, Florida -- The Office of the City Auditor and Clerk is pleased to announce the initiation of a new City show entitled City Kids.  The show focuses on kids who either live or attend school in the City of Sarasota, and are doing special and unique things.

Sarasota honors local Marine

Sarasota honors local Marine

Sarasota, Florida -- Memorial Day is a day of remembrance, when we honor the memory of the men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country.  We thank them for their service, their heroism and for the liberty and freedoms we enjoy today. We also thank the brave troops still in harm’s way. 

Many of the Police Officers who patrol the streets of Sarasota have served in the military.  We want to highlight one of our local heroes, Sarasota Police Officer Juan Jaimes. 

Sarasota students to be honored who "Do the Right Thing"

Sarasota students to be honored who "Do the Right Thing"

Sarasota, Florida -- Sarasota students who "Do the Right Thing" will be recognized at an awards ceremony Thursday, May 23. Sarasota school officials say 60 students have positively impacted their community and their own lives by the good choices they've made. There will be a first, second and third place winners. This year there will be a new category, "Unsung Hero."

Gloria Musicae gets new executive director

Gloria Musicae gets new executive director

Sarasota, Florida -- Gloria Musicae, Sarasota’s professional chorus, which is celebrating its 34th season of presenting choral music in the region, announced that Steven Klindt has been hired as its new executive director.

Mote has new leader

Mote has new leader

Sarasota, Florida -- Mote Marine Laboratory has a new leader. Michael Crosby officially assumed the position of President and CEO this week.

Crosby joined Mote in 2010 as Senior Vice President for Research.

Mote's previous head, Kumar Mahadevan retired, but he will continue to assist the organization that he led for 27 years.

 

2013 Regional Science Fair winners presentation coming up

2013 Regional Science Fair winners presentation coming up

Sarasota, Florida -- Sarasota County’s most promising young scientists, engineers, and inventors will be honored with monetary awards, other prizes, and – for two top-ranked high school students – a chance to compete on the international stage at the Regional Science, Engineering and Technology Fair Awards on April 30.  The annual awards event will be held at Riverview High School, 1 Ram Way, Sarasota with presentations starting at 6:00 p.m.