District News

  • School District and SC/TA Reach Contract Agreement

    SARASOTA COUNTY, January 23, 2020 – The School Board of Sarasota County and the Sarasota Classified/Teachers Association are proud to announce that the two parties reached agreement in bargaining last evening.

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  • Save the Date! STC to Host Sarasota County Film & Entertainment Office’s “Six and a Mix” – February 27

    SARASOTA COUNTY, January 16, 2020 – Please join Suncoast Technical College as they host the Sarasota County Film and Entertainment Office’s 6th Annual SIX AND A MIX networking event. Workshops include Film Financing, Producing, Screenwriting, Acting & Improvisation, Glamour & SFX Makeup, and more!

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  • District Announces Sarasota County 2020 STEM Fair EXPO

    SARASOTA COUNTY, January 16, 2020 – The STEM Fair EXPO is a celebration of those students that have achieved top placement throughout Sarasota County. All student projects will be on display and community and business partners will host interactive tables for families and students.

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  • Second Quarter Report Cards Now Available on Family Access Portal

    SARASOTA COUNTY, January 15, 2020 – Second Quarter report cards are now available on the Family Access Portal.

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  • You’re Invited! Booker High to Host Inaugural “Forecast Festival” – February 1

    SARASOTA COUNTY, January 15, 2020 – Please consider joining Booker High School for their inaugural Forecast Festival! Booker High’s Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) program will be hosting this engaging outdoor event, which has been designed to introduce area families to the opportunities available in the six VPA departments.

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  • You’re Invited! Booker Middle to Host Masterclass 2020 – January 25

    SARASOTA COUNTY, January 13, 2020 – Please join Booker Middle School for their annual FREE Masterclass event! Parents and community members can choose up to (2) fun-filled arts classes and experience what it’s like to be a Booker Middle student for a day.

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  • District Honors 22 Schools with Five Star Schools Award

    SARASOTA COUNTY, January 10, 2020 – Sarasota County Schools is proud to announce its District Five Star schools for the 2018-19 school year. These recognitions are presented to those schools that have shown evidence of exemplary community involvement.

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  • Sarasota County Schools Police Department Welcomes New Officer at January 10 Oath of Office Ceremony

    SARASOTA COUNTY, January 10, 2020 – The Sarasota County Schools Police Department (SCSPD) welcomed Richard Taylor, a new School Resource Officer, into its ranks this morning after holding an Oath of Office ceremony in the School Board’s chambers. District personnel, family and guests from the community were all on hand to witness the meaningful occasion.

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  • District Maintains Strong Graduation Rate for 2018-19

    SARASOTA COUNTY, January 9, 2020 — The Florida Department of Education reported today that the graduation rate for Sarasota County Schools for 2018-19 was 89.4 percent. The district remained well above the state graduation rate of 86.9 percent.

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  • Billy Huthman Named Head Football Coach at North Port High School

    SARASOTA COUNTY, December 26, 2019 – Brandon Johnson, principal at North Port High School, has named Billy Huthman as head football coach.

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  • Sarasota County Schools to Host School Showcase – January 14 & January 15, 2020

    SARASOTA COUNTY, December 20, 2019 – School Showcase is an excellent way for the community to learn more about Sarasota County Schools! Primarily geared toward parents and guardians that have a student enrolled in a Sarasota County school, the School Showcase is a once-a-year opportunity to learn more about middle and high schools in our county firsthand from the experts: current students, teachers and staff.

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  • IT Maintenance Notification — MySCS

    SARASOTA COUNTY, December 20, 2019 – Please note that Sarasota County Schools’ Information Technology department will performing necessary maintenance on MySCS on Thursday, January 2, 2020 starting at 8:30 AM and lasting until end of day on Friday, January 3, 2020. There will be no access to MySCS during this timeframe.

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  • Woodland Middle Teacher Selected for Curriculum Associates' Inaugural Class of Extraordinary Educators

    SARASOTA COUNTY, December 19, 2019 – Sarasota County Schools is pleased to announce that Mrs. Meghan Mayer, a language arts teacher at Woodland Middle School, has been selected for Curriculum Associates' Inaugural Class of Extraordinary Educators. Mrs. Mayer is one of two Florida teachers— and among a total of 31 teachers nationwide —to be selected for the program.

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  • Atwater Elementary Selected for 2019-2020 ECTAC E2 Project

    SARASOTA COUNTY, December 12, 2019 – Sarasota County Schools is pleased to announce that Atwater Elementary School has been invited to participate in the 2019 – 2020 ECTAC Exceeding Expectations (E2) Project. Currently in its ninth year, the ECTAC E2 Project strives to uplift and recognize Title I schools across Florida that are exceeding expectations related to improving student achievement across many benchmarks.

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  • Venice Elementary’s Heather Young Named Sarasota County 2020 Teacher of the Year

    SARASOTA COUNTY, December 11, 2019 – Heather Young, a 22-year veteran teacher in her first year of teaching visual arts at Venice Elementary School, was named the 2020 Sarasota County Teacher of the Year at the Dec. 11 Ignite Education celebration hosted by the Education Foundation of Sarasota County (EFSC).

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  • Sarasota County School Board Appoints Jody Dumas to the Position of Assistant Superintendent, Chief Operating Officer

    SARASOTA COUNTY, December 10, 2019 – The Sarasota County School Board approved the appointment of Jody Dumas to the position of Assistant Superintendent, Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately. Mr. Dumas has served as both interim COO and the executive director of Facilities, Planning and Construction since June. The school district will look to hire a new executive director to assume his previous position.

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  • Sarasota County School Board Appoints Mitsi Corcoran as Interim Superintendent

    SARASOTA COUNTY, December 10, 2019 – The Sarasota County School Board appointed assistant superintendent, chief financial officer, Mitsi Corcoran, as interim superintendent at Sarasota County Schools, pending a final contract. Ms. Corcoran was appointed as acting superintendent on November 19 to serve on a short-term basis. Ms. Corcoran will fulfill the dual role of interim superintendent and CFO until a permanent superintendent is hired this coming year.

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  • Website Quarterly Maintenance Notification

    SARASOTA COUNTY, December 10, 2019 – Please note that Sarasota County Schools’ Information Technology department will performing necessary maintenance on network severs on Friday, December 13 starting at 5:30 PM and lasting until 11:00 PM. This will cause intermittent outages of web-based resources during this timeframe. Impacted items/programs include the school district’s website, school district email, Enrich, LEARN, Gradebook, SIS, and Business Systems.

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  • You’re Invited! Sarasota High School Theatre Presents “White Christmas”

    SARASOTA COUNTY, December 6, 2019 – Please consider joining Sarasota High School as they host performances of “White Christmas”.

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  • Website Quarterly Maintenance Notification

    SARASOTA COUNTY, December 5, 2019 – Please note that Sarasota County Schools’ Information Technology department will performing necessary maintenance on network severs on Friday, December 6 starting at 5:30 PM and lasting until 11:00 PM. This will cause intermittent outages of web-based resources during this timeframe. Impacted items/programs include the school district’s website, school district email, Enrich, LEARN, Gradebook, SIS, and Business Systems.

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