Moving up, moving on, but never forgetting where they came from … The Island School Class of 2022

Our kids who have attended The Island School also have to contemplate going from a small group of 60 peers to a vast number of schoolmates that can reach almost 1,000. This year’s group of fifth grade graduates – numbering eight in all – will be following several different paths in the future, but one thing will always remain the same … they will be Island School alumni at heart.

It’s time to clap, cheer and wave to all the 2022 Island School graduates!

On Friday, May 27 graduates from The Island School and their families will make their annual trek around the town in a celebratory fashion, to honor their achievements and wish them well as they head to middle school. This year’s graduates are Birdie McLaughlin, Harry Duke, Skylar Wienman, Heidi Blanchard, Finn Foos, Hanga Penszki, Hunter […]

AROUND THE TOWN

Sharing the love on Mother’s Day! Photos by Caroline

Lemon Bay High School Theater presents ‘Into the Woods’

he musical theatre community mourned en masse when the iconic Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim passed away at the age of 91 on November 26, 2021. Broadway luminaries, such as Lin Manuel Miranda, Bernadette Peters, Sarah Bareilles, all gathered on the iconic red steps in New York’s Times Square to perform a moving tribute to the beloved composer.

Feedback requested from past BGWC scholarship recipients

Most recent scholarship opportunity has a deadline of February 1 The Boca Grande Woman’s Club members would like to hear about the success of our scholarship recipients after graduation. If you have received scholarship funding and have graduated from college before 2018, please tell us about yourself. Just take a few minutes to fill out […]

Educational scholarship applications available through the Boca Grande Woman’s Club

The Scholarship committee of the Boca Grande Woman’s Club is now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year. Applicants for the program must meet the following criteria: 1) Have applied for admission to a school of higher education, such as a university, college, trade or vocational school; 2) Demonstrate a high school grade point average […]

How close we came to battle: Part II of our ‘Florida during WWII’ series

While today’s national news is dealing heavily with topics that some are worried should not be taught in our schools, in recognition of Veteran’s Day and the sacrifices of so many military personnel to keep this country free, a new question arises … what is it students are not being taught in our schools? There […]

Just a spoonful of sugar … finding sweet balance

With Halloween just days away, you may have found yourself dipping into the candy bowl. If you have kids you know the temptation of digging through their trick-or-treat bag to find those Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups or Kit Kats, which more often than not leads to the psychological distress of owning up to the deed […]

First field trip for Boca Grande Camera Club scheduled

The Boca Grande Camera Club’s first Field Trip of the season will be held at the Rear Range Light  on Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 3:30 p.m. This field trip will be open to both members and non-members. Take advantage of a great opportunity to learn from the best, and gain some experience in Late Afternoon […]