It is one thing for a person to be bored at school or on a job, and quite another to be bored in the absence of scheduled activities. Many of us have allowed our communities to impose guilt when we do not have every waking moment filled with activities that enrich the lives of our children and ourselves.
What does intimacy have to do with philanthropy, you ask? Well, I would argue a great deal. I like to think of philanthropy as building up something you can look at, evaluate, and witness. If it helps, think of philanthropy as a local phenomenon.
Each spring, Shorecrest thanks their hard working volunteers at a special complimentary breakfast. The new SCA Board is voted on, the leaders of the Annual Fund are announced, and the Janet Root Volunteer Service Award is presented.
Food allergies have been on the rise, and it is estimated that one in every 13 children under age 18 is affected. A food allergy is the immune system’s reaction to a food protein it mistakenly identifies as harmful.
by: Diego Duran-Medina, Director of Service Learning
Many local organizations seek volunteer assistance from students over the summer, knowing they are out of school. A page has been added to shorecrest.org listing summer service opportunities for high school students to help out and earn service hours.
We are excited to announce that Shorecrest Preparatory School has continued their exclusive partnership with the professional soccer team, the Tampa Bay Rowdies. As the Official K-12 School of the Rowdies, Chargers will have the ability to purchase $10 tickets.
by: Rachel Martin, Director of Marketing & Communications
Dr. Anna Baralt, Director of Educational Technology, and Kathryn Jeakle, eighth grade Marine Science teacher, have been awarded a 2016 DeWitt E. & Vera M. Hooker Fellowship grant. The $1,500 award will fund the purchase of and training for underwater ROVs (remotely operated vehicles) to augment and enhance the eighth grade Coastal Awareness Program.