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

June 10, 2022
The growth a child experiences between kindergarten and fifth grade is enormous … during that time one can become an entirely different person, in fact. From learning the basics of reading, writ…

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

May 19, 2022
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 h…


May 13, 2022
Sharing the love on Mother’s Day! Photos by Caroline p16-1Download

Lemon Bay High School Theater presents ‘Into the Woods’

March 3, 2022
The 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…

Feedback requested from past BGWC scholarship recipients

January 6, 2022
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…

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

November 12, 2021
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 appli…

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

November 12, 2021
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 personn…

Just a spoonful of sugar … finding sweet balance

October 28, 2021
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 P…

First field trip for Boca Grande Camera Club scheduled

October 28, 2021
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-member…

Two years into the pandemic, local high school administration admits it isn’t easy to deal with COVID

October 15, 2021
Teachers around the country faced unprecedented challenges as they began the 2021-22 school year. From varying mask mandates, attendance issues and dealing with the social-emotional crisis created…