Vernice A. (Willis) Rodriguez went to be home with our Lord and Savior on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.
Josephine Branch Craige Ruffin Adamson, 78, passed away on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 in Chapel Hill, N.C. after a long illness.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - When Judy Still was looking through the classifieds in a local newspaper, she found a very interesting job prospect. It was the description, though, that didn’t make much sense to her.
It said, “TIS Rosa,” leading her to wonder just what a “‘tis Rosa” was.
As it turned out, it meant that The Island School was looking for a reading specialist, and the contact person was then-principal Rosa Ramos.
STAFF REPORT - Because of a scheduling conflict, Literature Forum has changed the date of the presentation of the book “The Things They Carried” to Tuesday, Nov. 20.
This memoir-novel of the experiences of author Tim O’Brien during and after his service in the Vietnam War is certain to provoke a lively discussion fraught with emotional, intellectual, and personal, moral values.
This editorial piece was written for the GICIA October, 2012 newsletter.
BY KATE GOODERHAM - It has been five years since the Gasparilla Island beach restoration project was completed. For five years, island property owners have had the storm protection they needed. Many people have forgotten where the eroded shoreline was; even those who knew surprise themselves with how close it used to be.
To the Editor:
Is romance dead in Boca Grande? No! Not if you see what happens on Banyan Street.
The Island School would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for donating their time and expertise to perform health, vision and hearing screenings for our students:
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