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  • Who Do You Want on Your Pit Crew?

    This weekend is the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. I have learned a lot about IndyCars through my son Stan, who works as a performance engineer for Ed Carpenter Racing. While an IndyCar driver leads the team, he or she relies on a group of people to help achieve success. No matter how talented a driver may be, without the support of a pit crew, it is unlikely that a driver will ascend the steps of a podium to claim a winning spot. The work and wisdom of a driver’s pit crew is the difference between success and failure. Teachers can be a child’s best pit crew.
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  • Admissions Hosts Virtual Open Houses, November 9-12

    by: Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    Please join the Shorecrest Admissions Team for a week of Virtual Open House events, November 9-12. All events are held virtually via Webex. This is a great opportunity for current families to learn more about your child’s next step at Shorecrest!
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  • Charger Chats with Nancy Spencer *dates updated*

    by: Nancy L. Spencer, Head of School
    Casual, get-to-know-you conversations with new Head of School Nancy Spencer. Hosted by SCA.
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  • Contributing Chargers: The Oman Family

    by: Olivia Segalman, Director of Donor Relations and Advancement Services
    This week we would like to recognize first grade teacher and parent of two current Chargers, Christine Oman. Over the past eight years she has seen the lasting impact of a Shorecrest education. As Contributing Chargers, her family supports the school philanthropically and through her commitment to the School as an educator, parent and volunteer.
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  • Important Details and Deadlines from the Admissions Office

    by: Admissions Office
    - Applications from siblings of current students, and children of alumni and faculty receive priority consideration for admissions if submitted by December 1.
    - Families who wish to receive or continue receiving financial aid must submit a new financial aid application annually through FACTS, the trusted third party Shorecrest uses to determine need. The application portal opens on November 1. The deadline for submitting a financial aid application for the 2021-2022 school year is January 31, 2021.

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  • THE DANGER OF A SINGLE STORY, Nov 18

    by: Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    Please join the Alumni Association and Shorecrest's Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Roderick Avery Fludd, for a discussion of Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Ted Talk "The Danger of a Single Story." Our Zoom discussion is rescheduled for November 18 at 7pm.
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  • Contributing Chargers: The Vetter Family

    by: Olivia Segalman, Director of Donor Relations and Advancement Services
    This week we would like to recognize Christie and David Vetter. Lower School parents of Victoria ’33, Christie and David Vetter have generously donated $25,000 to the Shorecrest Fund. Their gracious philanthropic investment came with a $100,000 challenge for this week’s Giving Day. 
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