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Sarasota County School’s Virtual Student Art Show:



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.


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.


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.


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! 




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.


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.


Student art puts focus on HIV/AIDS awareness


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Official school grades released for 2016-2017 year


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


Student gifts remind officers community cares


Sarasota High School's Pamela Stone finds success in Poland


SSA+S Ranks #1


Fresh Faces


InspireSarasota! Festival


Six Schools to Compete in Odyssey of the Mind State Competition


11 Sarasota County schools ranked among best in state


Teens donate 500 jeans to homeless Sarasota youth

Students partner with Sarasota Police in 'Teens for Jeans'

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


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

What's Happening Now

04 Aug 2020
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6th Grade Schedule Pick Up
05 Aug 2020
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7th Grade Schedule Pick Up
06 Aug 2020
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8th Grade Schedule Pick Up
10 Aug 2020
First Day of School
12 Aug 2020
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SSA+S Board Meeting
07 Sep 2020
Labor Day - No School for Students
09 Sep 2020
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21 Sep 2020
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PTSS Meeting
09 Oct 2020
End of 1st Grading Period
12 Oct 2020
Professional Day - No School for Students
14 Oct 2020
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SSA+S Board Meeting
11 Nov 2020
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SSA+S Board Meeting
16 Nov 2020
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PTSS Meeting
23 Nov 2020
Thanksgiving Holiday for Students
24 Nov 2020
Thanksgiving Holiday for Students
25 Nov 2020
Thanksgiving Holiday for Students
26 Nov 2020
Thanksgiving Holiday for Students
27 Nov 2020
Thanksgiving Holiday for Students
18 Dec 2020
End of 2nd Grading Period
21 Dec 2020
Winter Break for Students