LS Announcements

Lower School News

List of 12 news stories.

  • When / Where to Find 2023-2024 School Year Info 

    by: Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    When / Where to find details on school supplies, iPad devices, class lists and more!
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  • Summer Reading & Supply Lists

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Are you tired of searching for the perfect "3-prong, plastic folder with pockets?" SCA can help! Let us shop for your child's school supplies this year. SCA offers school supply packages for students in K-8th grade. There are some supplies on each list SCA does not provide. Please be sure to read the list for the grade your student(s) will be entering.
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  • Announcing the Director of the Ross Roeder Institute (RRI) 

    by: Nancy L. Spencer, Head of School
    Following a nationwide search, Shorecrest is pleased to announce that Earl Walton will join the School as its the first-ever Director of the Ross Roeder Institute for Economics, Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship (RRI). A seasoned entrepreneur, business leader, and educator, Earl brings a wealth of experience, passion and drive to launch the RRI at Shorecrest.
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  • Commencement of the Class of 2023

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    On Saturday, May 20, members of the Shorecrest Preparatory School centennial Class of 2023 received their diplomas in the Janet Root Theatre. Among the graduating class of 91 were 10 students recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. including two who received National Merit College-Sponsored Scholarships, 5 NCAA committed student-athletes, and Thespians acknowledged by the Broadway Star of the Future Awards! Nine Chargers were recognized as STEAM Scholars and 3 as Global Scholars. Collectively the Class of 2023 had an average GPA of 3.9.
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  • 2023-2024 SCA Executive Committee Announced 

    by: SCA Nominating Committee
    The SCA Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the 2023-2024 school year SCA Executive Committee
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  • Class of 2023 College Choices, Stats

    by: Myra Simpson, Director of College Counseling 
    It's wonderful to have admission offers from multiple colleges as students plan exciting paths ahead. While they may have chosen not to attend some of these institutions for a variety of reasons, they are achievements worth recognizing and celebrating. Visit for the full matriculation list and more Class of 2023 data.
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  • LatinXplosion in Lower School

    by: Emili Jaime-Allwood, Lower School Spanish Teacher
    Lower School Arts, Music, Technology and Spanish came together in cross curricular projects that were showcased at exciting event -- LatinXplosion! Students had a unique opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge in various subjects while gaining a deeper appreciation for diverse cultures and forms of expression to create meaningful and creative works. 
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  • STEAM Students Build and Pilot Drones

    by: Ed Sheppard, US Math/Computer Science Teacher
    Shorecrest Upper School students in the Introduction to Engineering, Programming and Robotics course completed an Aviation Module. The students learned about the engineering and aerodynamics of drones, built and piloted their own drone, and buddied-up with first graders to fly drones through an obstacle course.
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  • Volunteer with Shorecrest Pride, June 10

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Shorecrest Pride is hosting an activity booth at St. Pete Pride's LGBTQ+ Youth Pride & Family Day. The event will be Saturday, June 10, 10am-2pm at Straub Park in downtown St. Pete.
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  • Shorecrest Summer 2024 Peru Trip Info Meeting, May 31

    by: Emili Jaime-Allwood, Lower School Spanish Teacher
    Next summer Sra. Emili Jaime Allwood, Lower School Spanish Teacher, is planning to take LS and MS students and families to Peru. An informational meeting will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, 8-9am.
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  • SPOTLIGHT ON: Camp Family, 1923 Society Celebration Sponsors

    by: Olivia Segalman, Associate Director of Advancement for Community Engagement and Events
    Shorecrest’s Mission is augmented by the generosity of those who support the school philanthropically or by effecting change locally, globally or right here at Shorecrest. We are pleased to spotlight Jenny and Ryan Camp who are Lower School parents, owners of Harrington Air Conditioning, and this year’s sponsors of the 1923 Society Celebration.
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  • Faculty / Staff Housing

    by: Nancy L. Spencer, Head of School
    As we welcome new faculty and staff members for the upcoming school year, housing is a top concern for those who are moving to our area from out-of-town. If you are aware of or possess any potential rental properties that may be appropriate for new or current faculty or staff members, we encourage you to reach out to Julie Meyer.
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