ABOVE: Emily Butler smiles as she watches her math teacher, Beckie Britto, laugh in the hallway during their first day in their new school, Imagine at North Manatee. The school opened in August 2006 to 130 students in grades PreK-5, and currently serves 230 students through grade 7. LEFT: Grant Gingrich, 10, smiles as he reads “Scary Stories” during the first day at Imagine.
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