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Barbra Watrous

March 12, 2017 by Anabel Sirois Aultman (Register to contact)

Deceased

Gretchen Betlem

January 11, 2016 by Betty MacBryde Barkley (Register to contact)

Gretchen Betlem passed away on Sept 29, 2014 Gretchen was living in Maggie Valley, NC

memorial for Michael Stewart this Sunday marina Jacks @ 2pm

January 26, 2013 by Steve Patmagrian (Register to contact)

for all SHS ALUMNI ,One of the most committed educators I have had the pleasure to have known ...take a moment and remember.
Hi friends,

There will be a memorial for Michael Stewart this Sunday marina Jacks @ 2pm we think by the Carefree Learner. Let others know please.

Michael Stewart, conceived & created with Mr Fritzmyer the RV Carefree Learner at Sarasota High school which has hosted tens if thousands of Students & adults in its near 34 years of very active duty. Three PhDs came from data collected under Michaels watch.

If you knew Michael and would like to attend please come on Sunday. John

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Teachers of the year take home Sarasota schools top honor  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — People often say that the best part of a wedding is the look on the groom's face as the bride walks down the aisle. The same could be said about ...



Hartvigsen commits to Harvard  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA Two-time Class 4A cross country state champion Ben Hartvigsen has committed to Harvard University.Hartvigsen, who attends Pine View School ...



Edward Tim Seibert, lion of Sarasota architecture, dies at 91  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

One of the original “Sarasota School” members was known for his elegant manner and eloquence in both the written and spoken word. Edward J. “Tim” Seibert, ...



Market snapshot: Arlington Park  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

One of Sarasota's older historic neighborhoods, Arlington Park has been popular for some time. The area bordered by Bahia Vista Street, Tuttle Avenue, Webber ...



FLORIDA BUILDINGS I LOVE: Sarasota High School annex, 1960, Sarasota  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

2155 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota. Paul Rudolph, architect; interior renovation in 2015 by Harvard Jolly with exterior restoration; Jonathan Parks, AIA, consultant.



Sarasota High celebrates accomplished alums  YourObserver.com

On Sept. 26, hundreds of Sarasota High School alums gathered at Michael's on East for the second annual Hall of Fame celebration. SHS cheerleaders and ...



Sarasota High School graduates class of 2018  YourObserver.com

Members of the class of 2018 received their diplomas May 18.



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 ...



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 ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Sailors learn The Hodges Way  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA. They're called “gassers,” sprints, usually at the end of practice, that test a football player's physical stamina and mental strength. Sarasota High ...



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 ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Bayshore takes advantage of Sarasota turnovers  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sailors lose six fumbles in 24-0 loss to the Bruins.



Sarasota high school investigating student's racist 'promposal'  Bradenton Herald

A racist "promposal" went viral and Riverview High School in Sarasota County is investigating the incident.



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 considers shutting off School Avenue permanently, or partially  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — Sarasota school and city officials will meet Tuesday evening to decide whether they will attempt to eventually close Sarasota High School's ...



SCF Ends Dual Enrollment On High School Campuses In Sarasota And Manatee Counties  WUSF News

Starting next school year, the State College of Florida will no longer offer college-level courses in Sarasota and Manatee county high schools. Instead,



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

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



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 ...



Paul Rudolph Way renovation commemorated at Sarasota High School  YourObserver.com

The Sarasota Architectural Foundation and the School Board of Sarasota County completed a restoration project to preserve a section of a covered walkway at ...



Sarasota school board, city to pursue School Avenue closure  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The revised agreement would close School Avenue to all access between 6:30 a.m. and 10 p.m. when school is in session. SARASOTA — Sarasota County ...



Parents concerned about security at Sarasota High School  WFLA

Parents are concerned that students are in danger at Sarasota High School. A public road that cuts through campus could be putting them at risk.



Spencer Hodges Hired As New Sarasota High Head Football Coach  Sarasota, FL Patch

Sarasota High Announces New Head Football Coach - Sarasota, FL - Hodges comes to Sarasota from Braden River High School where he served as the tight ...



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.



Bathroom fire at Sarasota High School prompts evacuation  YourObserver.com

A fire in a bathroom at Sarasota High School prompted an evacuation around 8:30 this morning, a spokesperson for the district said. No one was hurt. The fire ...



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

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 ...



Major changes in store for Sarasota County school buildings  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota County School Board solidified the district's choice to prioritize hardening schools after the Parkland shooting when it approved the schools' ...



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 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 ...



Sarasota High 5 Moments: 09.27.18  YourObserver.com

1 — Former Riverview High running back Karan Higdon, a senior at the University of Michigan, ran for 136 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries in the ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Port Charlotte routs Sarasota, 48-6  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Running back Ja'nyrein Washington scores 3 TDs in Pirates' victory.



School district seeks street closure at Sarasota High  YourObserver.com

At a series of meetings this month, Sarasota High School students and staff members have spoken passionately about the need to improve the security on ...



Class of 2018 dismissed in Sarasota County  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — Once again, it's that time of year in Southwest Florida. High school seniors on local campuses are zipping up their backpacks, closing their ...



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 ...



Student's threat to "shoot up" Sarasota High leads to new Florida law  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

When Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation last week aimed at preventing future school shootings, much of the focus was on two gun control measures in the bill ...



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 ...



Players quick thinking averts real-life danger  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Noah Mangrum performs Heimlich maneuver on teacher.



Residents oppose School Avenue closure  YourObserver.com

At a future meeting with the city, Sarasota County Schools wants to discuss closing a segment of the road to unite the Sarasota High School campus.



Feel the Terrifying Thrill of Halloween with Sarasota High School’s “Thriller” Dance! | Suncoast View  WWSB

SARASOTA (WWSB) - This Halloween night is the 7th year of Sarasota High School taking over St. Armands Circle with their zombie dance... and now they're in ...



Modernist High School Walkway Restored  Sarasota

The Sarasota Architectural Foundation recently restored a covered walkway designed by modernist architect Paul Rudolph.



Sailors climb the MaST  YourObserver.com

Seniors in a science magnet program at Sarasota High School invite you to check out the results of their year-long research projects at an April 25 symposium.



City Commission, School Board discuss School Avenue closure  YourObserver.com

Sarasota High School students, staff and parents asked city and school officials Tuesday to restrict all external access to a segment of School Avenue that ...



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 ...



Analysis: Florida is the fifth-worst state to be a teacher  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Florida is the fifth-worst state in the country to be a teacher, according to a new analysis from financial site WalletHub. The survey compiled data from numerous ...



Sarasota High School Head Football Coach Resigns  Patch.com

Sarasota High School Head Football Coach Resigns - Sarasota, FL - Sarasota High is beginning a national search for a new head football coach for the Sailor ...



Florida school security reporting app will no longer track location  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The state is now saying it will no longer track the information of users reporting suspicious information on its new anonymous school security reporting app, ...



Photos: Photos: 2018 Riverview Ram Golf Invitational  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Cardinal Mooney and twenty one other schools compete in Saturday's 2018 Riverview Ram Invitational. Buy Photo. [1/28]. Twenty-two schools participated in ...



COMMENTARY: Sailor Hall ceremony set  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Making the dream happen last year of Sarasota High School getting its own Hall of Fame was the work of a lot of people, none more important than former Sailor ...



Sarasota and North Port police won’t pay for new school security  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Departments follow Sheriff's Office lead, but district officials worry additional funding from state won't cover everything. Both the Sarasota and North Port Police ...



Sarasota County School District Will Keep Transgender Student Guidelines  WUSF News

The Sarasota County School Board has voted to keep its new gender guidelines following weeks of acrimony over the issue of parental notification. The.



Plenty for both sides to like, and hate, in controversial school safety bill  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

TALLAHASSEE — In 2014 a 16-year-old Sarasota High School student posted on Twitter “can't wait to shoot up my school.”The threat caused a substantial ...



Parkland students visit Sarasota on Road to Change  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Stoneman Douglas activists engage local students, encourage peers to vote.



Sarasota County Schools receiving security upgrades  YourObserver.com

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



PREP FOOTBALL: In Sanders, Bruins trust  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

BRADENTON. As John Biezuns put it, the Bayshore High head football coach knew Jamaal Sanders “was in the building.” The former Bruin, who played under ...



FOOTBALL: 85 apply for Sarasota High football coaching position  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA. Sarasota High School received 85 applicants for its vacant football head coaching position. Among some of the names on the list are: former ...



Remembering Coach Larry Richardson  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Longtime Booker High football and track and field coach impacted hundreds of young men and women during his career.



Sarasota Charter Review Board District 1: Q&A with Krista Lohr  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Candidates for the 2018 Florida election were sent questionnaires and bio requests by the Herald-Tribune Name, including middle initial: Krista L. Lohr Office ...



Two Sarasota students take home top academic honors in Cambridge system  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Two Sarasota County students scored "top in the world" for their performance on Cambridge International examinations, among only five students in Florida to ...



Teacher running against Jane Goodwin for Sarasota School Board seat  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Venice substitute teacher Pamela Gavette filed paperwork Wednesday to challenge Sarasota County School Board member Jane Goodwin for the District 5 seat ...



Martin Hyde berates Sarasota School Board: I give you a strong F  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Former city commission candidate takes opportunity to voice opinion during joint city and school board workshop. SARASOTA — Former City Commission ...



Dispute Over School Security Costs Divides Officials In Sarasota  WUSF News

School districts across Florida are grappling with how to implement a new law adopted after the mass school shooting in Parkland. In the next academic year.



University of Florida Innovation Station Sarasota County looks to double enrollment  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Office at State College of Florida in Venice is designed to lead students to gradate from the UF College of Engineering. Ten students enrolled last fall as the ...



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 ...



Spring football practice is helpful for both old and new regimes  YourObserver.com

Football whistles don't sound like other whistles, even though they are ostensibly the same. They are more shrill, somehow, and are followed by the sound of ...



Sarasota High's old building getting new life - News  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Ringling College of Art and Design has raised $22.5 million to covert the long-vacant red-brick building into the Sarasota Museum of Art.



Only in Sarasota: Sarasota High School  Sarasota

One of Sarasota's architectural jewels is the Paul Rudolph-designed Sarasota High School, which was completed in 1960. Built to withstand Florida's tropical ...



New principal named for Sarasota High School  YourObserver.com

North Port High School principal David Jones will transition to the leadership role at Sarasota High School.



Sarasota school district launches summer meal program for kids  YourObserver.com

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.



Rudolph canopy to stay at Sarasota High  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota Architectural Foundation will fund renovation costs estimated at $34000.



Sarasota County Schools now hiring for internal police force  YourObserver.com

With its final approval this week, the Sarasota County School Board gave Sarasota County Schools the go-ahead to begin hiring 30 people for the first phase of ...



Sarasota High to Present Les Misérables  Patch.com

Sarasota High to Present 'Les Misérables' - Sarasota, FL - The Sarasota High School Theater Department will present its spring 2017 musical, 'Les Misérables,' ...



Sarasota High School sends off the class of 2017  YourObserver.com

Just seven hours before rows upon rows of black and white-clad graduates filled the stadium at Sarasota High School, the rain was coming down so hard that ...



Sarasota High inducts inaugural Hall of Fame class  YourObserver.com

The dinner and ceremony took place at Michael's on East.



Unexpected losses help Rams football round into form  YourObserver.com

Riverview High football coach Josh Smithers didn't expect to be in this position — in more ways than one. “I didn't expect us to have three losses already,” he ...



Sarasota County teachers picket for a pay raise  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

More than 400 Sarasota County teachers, classified employees and community members picketed outside of the school district's Landings Boulevard ...



Sarasota, Manatee consider campus security before Tallahassee meeting  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Representatives of both counties plan to attend governor's task force meeting Tuesday in Tallahassee. The Sarasota County School Board held an impromptu ...



Top-five 2016-2017 Sarasota high school moments  YourObserver.com

The 2016-2017 high school season has ended. As spring turns to summer, it's time to remember the best sports moments of the school year. Riverview ...



How a Sarasota High senior escaped his dark family history  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Jail. A fatal drug overdose. For Joey Arnold, his motivation was: “I don't want to wind up like my parents.” SARASOTA — Back in March, before a smattering of ...



Sarasota High School hosts prom  YourObserver.com

Sarasota High School students celebrated prom on May 13 at the Hyatt Regency, Sarasota.



Superintendent names new principal for Southside Elementary  YourObserver.com

Current Principal Steve Dragon is retiring in May, when Assistant Principal Jennifer Nzeza will take over as Southside's principal.



Police patrols, security measures added at Sarasota school following social media threat  WFLA

A Sarasota Police Department officer will be on patrol when Cardinal Mooney High School students return to campus Tuesday following the school's closure ...



Riverview football falls to Venice  YourObserver.com

The defending state champion Indians handed the Rams a 19-2 loss.



Sarasota School Board Member Apologizes For Insults  WUSF News

A Sarasota County School Board member had a tough time keeping his composure during an emotional apology at Tuesday's board meeting.



Sarasota city manager uses private email for city matters  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Tom Barwin says 'There's no subterfuge there' but practice could circumvent state open records law. SARASOTA — For years, Sarasota City Manager Tom ...



Student Arrested Following Sarasota High School Shooting Threat  Patch.com

A 16-year-old Sarasota High School student has been charged with a felony crime after posting a threat on Twitter. The Sarasota Police Department was notified ...



NAACP honors community leaders with Freedom Awards  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

NAACP Freedom AwardsThe NAACP, Sarasota Branch, hosted its 33rd annual Freedom Awards at the Hyatt Regency. More than 400 guests came out for the ...



Sarasota Cuban Ballet School student wins bronze medal  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A student at the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School took a bronze medal in the junior male category at the 2018 USA International Ballet Competition last month in ...



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 ...



COLUMN: Sarasota High to get hall of fame  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The inaugural induction ceremony will be on Sept. 27 with a dinner at Michael's On East.



FLORIDA BUILDINGS I LOVE: No. 93: McCulloch Pavilion, 1960, Sarasota  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

265 S. Orange Ave. Bill Rupp and Joe Farrell, architects. Renovated 2015. National Register of Historic Places.



Sarasota Athlete of the Week: Tony Register  YourObserver.com

Tony Register is a junior defensive lineman at Booker High. He received a scholarship offer from Marshall University on May 8.



Riverview student arrested after threatening Snapchat post  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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



Sarasota Athlete of the Week: Lexi Albero  YourObserver.com

Lexi Albero is a senior pitcher on the Sarasota High softball team. She threw a complete-game shutout on March 13 in the Sailors' 3-0 win against Manatee High ...



Sarasota Athlete of the Week: Sam Koscho  YourObserver.com

Sam Koscho is a senior wide receiver and free safety on the Cardinal Mooney football team. Koscho, who will play for Dartmouth College next season, had ...



Sarasota Athlete of the Week: Kaleb Fields  YourObserver.com

Kaleb Fields is a Sarasota High boys basketball senior. He is verbally committed to play for Flagler College. When did you start playing basketball? At 4 years ...



Longstanding baseball tournament helps teams find their groove  YourObserver.com

UPDATE: On March 28, Riverview lost 9-2 to Charlotte High, Sarasota beat Tate High 7-1 and Cardinal Mooney fell 6-2 to Miami Beach. The tournament's ...



Charter Review Board, District 1: Krista Lohr  YourObserver.com

Why do you want to serve on the Charter Review Board? Currently, the Charter Review Board lacks an advocate for the people and the environment. I want to ...



Congressional art competition winners announced - News  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Winners of the 2018 High School Congressional Art Competition, a showcase for young artists, were announced Friday, with Hayley Wahl of Out-of-Door ...



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.



Police used Taser on student during fight at Sarasota High  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Police accounts of a fight at Sarasota High School on Wednesday reveal one student was Tased by a law enforcement officer — contradicting the school ...



This Week in Sarasota: Thursday, Sept. 27  YourObserver.com

Summertime Local Time Tina Marrelli. 11 a.m. at BookStore1, 12 S. Palm Ave. Free. Call 365-7900. Health care continues to be a hot-button topic throughout the ...



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