Friday, June 3, 2011
Graduates are celebrated at Thursday's ceremony at the Manatee Convention Center.
Number of seniors: 343. Commencement speakers: Kayla King, Shanvi Patel. Class motto: "We Are Moving Forward and Never Looking Back" Quotable: "Throughout our four years here at Bayshore, we've been called freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors, but the one name that binds us together forever is Bruin." — Kayla King, in her commencement speech. Notable: The musical selection was "We Are the World" by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie. BAYSHORE HIGH SENIOR CLASS OF 2011 Note: All senior class lists were supplied by the School District of Manatee County on May 16, and the names contained in these lists may not reflect changes based on the completion of specific graduation requirements. Some student names were omitted from the lists …
Thursday, June 2, 2011
'80s Night at McKechnie Field, Quacktastic Quacky Kickoff Party, Manatee Tiger Bay Club meeting and more.
1. The Bayshore High graduation ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Manatee Convention Center. Find a complete list of graduation schedules for Manatee County high schools here. Find out how you can honor your graduate online here. And view our coverage of Wednesday night's Southeast graduation here. 2. The Bradenton Marauders will celebrate ’80s Night on Thursday at McKechnie Field for their 7 p.m. game against Brevard County. Fans are encouraged to show off their best ’80s fashions or dress up like their favorite stars from the decade. The fan voted the best dressed will win two tickets to see Journey play in Tampa in September. 3. Thursday's Marauders game is also the site of the "Quacktastic Quacky Kickoff Party" for the …
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Your guide to what's happening around Bradenton this weekend.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you're doing this weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for entertainment and things to do around Bradenton. As always, you can also browse our Events Calendar, and if you spot something we missed, be sure to add it! Want to know what's happening around Bradenton's bar scene this weekend? Check out the bottom of this week's Bar Tab column. MANATEE PUBLIC BEACH DRUM CIRCLE When/where: 5:30-10 p.m. Friday at Manatee Public Beach, 1000 Gulf Dr. N. in Holmes Beach Why go: Bring your favorite percussion instrument (or they'll have some to share) and head to the Manatee Public Beach for sunset drumming and live music that continues until 10 p.m. with acoustic guitar by Mike …
Saturday, April 16, 2011
Participants in the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life at Bayshore High School walked through Friday night and into Saturday morning to raise awareness and funds to fight cancer.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Jessi Smith
Saturday, April 16, 2011
Participants in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life at Bayshore High School understand the reality of cancer all too well. Purple-shirted survivors dotted the field Friday, serving as beacons of hope and inspiration to those who are embroiled in their own personal battles with the disease. Friends and family members were also present to support their loved ones in the struggle, to celebrate the lives of those who have beaten the odds, and to commemorate the lives of those who lost the battle. Bettie Zielke, 78, joined her family at the relay to remember her husband, who passed away from cancer on Sept. 19 at the age of 61. “We were expecting me to go first, not him,” she said. “You just never know. What I do know is this: If I …
Friday, April 15, 2011
The junior won the Class 2A state championship at No. 2 singles and partnered with Tianyu Bao to place second in the state at No. 1 doubles last year. Garcia and Bao will play in the No. 1 doubles competition at next week's FHSAA Finals.
Where are you from originally?: Ecuador. How long have you been in the United States?: It will be five years on April 15. Did you know any English before coming to the United States?: No. How long did it take you to become completely fluent?: About three years. When did you start playing tennis?: I've been playing tennis since I was 4. Who or what lead you into tennis?: My dad. He is a coach at IMG (Academies). Did your dad (Aurielo) play professionally?: No, but he was the No. 1 junior from Ecuador when he was 16. He is the best coach to come out of Ecuador. How has tennis helped you in your everyday life?: Tennis and school are the same. If you are not focused or positive, you are not going to perform at the same level. What are your …
Friday, April 1, 2011
Riverview event is just one of many across the country. Bradenton's Relay For Life kicks off in two weeks.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Nick Walter
Friday, April 1, 2011
Participants at last weekend's Relay For Life in Riverview came together to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer and to fight back against the disease. The American Cancer Society event is one of thousands across the country. Bradenton will hold its own Relay For Life on April 15-16 at Bayshore High School. Visit the event page for more info, and follow Bradenton Patch for more coverage.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Each week we honor our best and brightest local children.
Name: Shanvi Patel. Grade: 12th. School: Bayshore High. Accomplishment: Shanvi was named an "Academic Ace" by the Manatee County School District this week. She received the Most Outstanding Leadership Award and was among the top 4 percent in the Business Academy in 2010. She has also been awarded the Academic B and Golden Torch Pin, the Straight “A” award, and she placed fifth in a Business Math Competition. Shanvi is also Microsoft and PowerPoint Certified through the Business Academy. Key to awesomeness: Shanvi is involved a number of extracurricular activities at Bayshore, inculuding WISE, Key Club, Mu Alpha Theta Math Club and the National Honor Society. She is enrolled in AP and Honors courses and is vice president of the Senior Class…
Friday, February 18, 2011
Bao played in the individual No. 1 singles semifinals at the 2009 Class 3A FHSAA Finals. Last year, he led the Bruins to a Class 2A-District 9 title and advanced to the championship match in No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles at state.
How were you introduced to tennis?: When I was 7 or so, I had asthma and needed physical activity. My dad suggested that I play tennis. Was tennis a difficult sport for a child with asthma?: Well, I had to do something. When I started playing tennis and doing physical activities, I got better. How tall are you?: 6-foot-5. How does your height help your game?: I serve harder and I can hit harder. When I come to the net, I have a longer wingspan. I can cover more court. You were born in China. When did you come to the United States?: I'm pretty sure it was 2006. Did you speak English before you came to the United States?: Just a little bit. How long did it take you to become fluent in English?: Like, a year. How many languages do you speak…
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Laura Campanello, 42, had been arguing that a school visitor was showing too much cleavage.
A 42-year-old woman was arrested Monday for exposing her breasts during an argument at Bayshore High School. The Manatee County Sheriff's Office was called out to a disturbance at the school's front office around 11:20 a.m. and found Laura Campanello, of Bradenton Beach, arguing that another woman who was visiting the school "was showing too much breast." A sheriff's deputy advised Campanello that "this was an adult and that I could not tell this lady how to dress" as long as she was not exposing herself, according to a sheriff's office report. Campanello then pulled the front of her blouse down, reached in with both hands, pulled out both breasts and squeezed them together, saying, "then I can just do this," the report states. Campanello …
Monday, February 14, 2011
Man caught on security camera footage may be younger than originally thought, from 18 to early 30s.
Authorities are still searching for a sexual assault suspect who may be targeting young girls and has put a Bradenton neighborhood on edge. The suspect, who is sought in connection with three sexual assault cases, including a rape of a 15-year-old girl, may be younger than originally thought, from 18 years old to his early 30s, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office said Monday. Security camera footage from Bayshore High released over the weekend captured the suspect, who authorities say tried to sexually assault a 12-year-old girl Thursday on her way home from school and may be connected to two other similar incidents involving teen girls in the area, including the Jan. 31 rape of a 15-year-old. The incidents occurred not far from Lee Middle…