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09/18/2020

Out of the Shadows: Bringing Stories from World History to Life

Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences teacher Sarah Sheppard wanted her sixth graders to tackle information they couldn’t copy from a book. A grant of just $130 made that possible for her group of 100 students, including 35 special needs and 25 low-performing students.

08/11/2020

Law student receives SCBA diversity scholarship

One of our own for in the news.

We are so proud of Lucy Louis, SSA+S graduate, and her accomplishments! As a first generation Haitian American, this makes this accomplishment even more impressive.  Thank you to the Sarasota Bar Association for rewarding her.

07/30/2020

Parents and Teachers Face Difficult Decisions as Schools Begin to Reopen

Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences has kept lines of communication open between families and faculty through the school’s YouTube channel and frequent video updates. Principal Tara Tahmosh-Newell says that despite the plans in place, her teachers are still hesitant to return.

7/16/2020

EducateSRQ, Monitoring Water Quality at Local Beaches

More than 250 eighth graders in science teacher Sara Kuhar’s class at Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences learned about the importance of conducting water quality monitoring research at local beaches. Working in small groups, students did not hesitate to wade thigh-high into the waters of South Lido Beach to collect samples to test for water quality measures, particularly the presence of microplastics. 

05/20/2020

Sarasota County School’s Virtual Student Art Show   

Sarasota Art Education Association is excited and proud to showcase the incredible talent of our Sarasota County students. Our students continually inspire us with their creativity and imagination. We would like to honor their talent through a collaborative virtual art show for grades k-12. Furthermore, we would also like to thank our remarkable art educators who nurture artists daily with passion and commitment. Enjoy the art by clicking Student Galleries.

03/23/2020

Hundreds of students build and race remote control cars

Apocalyptic cars and cyber truck lookalikes zoomed around the Suncoast Science Center parking lot during the organization’s annual remote control car competition March 7. Over 150 students and 300 family and community members gathered at the premier community event to see which teams’ hard work would pay off.

12/01/2019

Empowering Voices

So proud of our advanced digital arts class, represented here by Mr. Carr, Emma, and Favian- on World AIDS day! Thank you to Michael Kehoe, from @CARES for donating his time to keeping our kids safe and healthy.

10/28/2019

Students Find Microplastics In Sarasota Seawater

A water quality project by the Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences students found abundant tiny plastics and nitrates in Sarasota waters.

09/13/2019

We have been designated as a school of excellence by the Florida Department of Education, again! We are one of four middle schools to earn this designation in Sarasota and we are so proud! 

https://info.fldoe.org/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-8678/DPS%202019-139.pdf

http://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/18810/urlt/Excellence1819Middle.pdf

04/06/2019

Spring Sail

Sarasota School of Arts & Sciences students head out on Sarasota Bay with members of the Sarasota Sailing Squadron on Friday. Six volunteers from the Sarasota Sailing Squadron offered to instruct the students in the sport of sailing, taking two to three students in each vessel, called Hobie Waves.

03/28/2019

Save Our Seabirds spreads wings at Sunset Soirée

Banners created by students at the Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences and various birds welcomed attendees to the cocktail hour where they could peruse the pop-up shop full of Save Our Seabirds apparel and check out the silent auction items.

07/11/2018

ABC 7 at 7: School security in Suncoast charter schools

In a little more than a month, Suncoast students will pack up their book bags and head back to class. Sarasota and Manatee County School Districts have their school security plans in place, but the question still stands about what charter schools plan to do.

06/30/2018

How are Sarasota charter schools complying with state security law?

Sarasota County charter schools are finalizing their school security plans for next year after struggling to comply with a new state law requiring an officer in every school and receiving little guidance from the school district.

06/28/2018

Sarasota school district maintains A grade

Sarasota County Schools is an A-rated district for the 15th year in a row, the district announced Wednesday afternoon.

05/18/2018

Charter school enrollment in Florida is up, growth surpasses traditional schools

Sarasota's charter schools increased by 725 students. ... school,” explained Tara Tahmosh-Newell, principal of Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences.

05/09/2018

Stunning exhibit of student art celebrates diversity at Bayfront Park

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the outdoor exhibit, this year’s display will include 15 works of art from previous years. There are also 30 pieces chosen from thousands of entries in 2018.

05/07/2018

Holocaust survivors share stories with students who will shape the future

There are fewer every year now and those who remain — pre-teen children when the Holocaust wrenched them from their homes and, often, their families — are now nearing the final chapter of their lives.

01/24/2018

Sarasota schools thank first responders

Students from the Sarasota Military Academy and the Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences present gifts to Sarasota police officers and firefighters in honor for First Responder Appreciation Month.

08/08/2017

Tampa Bay Area Schools Rank Amoung Florida's Best

Niche.com has again ranked SSA+S as the top middle school in Sarasota County! Thank you SSA+S families for being our partners in education.

06/21/2017

Sarasota teen Lukas James competing in ABC’s ‘Boy Band’

01/11/2017

Student gifts remind officers community cares

12/28/2016

Sarasota High School's Pamela Stone finds success in Poland

12/01/2016

SSA+S Ranks #1

11/11/2016

Fresh Faces

11/06/2016

InspireSarasota! Festival

02/01/2016 

Students partner with Sarasota Police in 'Teens for Jeans'

02/01/2016 

YouTube - Sarasota Police: Teens for Jeans Donations from SSA+S

11/13/2015

Students at Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences participate in world record attempt with cup stacking.

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