With her uniquely labeled custom candles and a passion for helping others, Shorecrest fourth grader Alessandra N. ‘30 has launched a social entrepreneurship venture that will help make the holidays a little brighter for local at-risk children.
Shorecrest will host a walk-in opportunity for interested community members to receive COVID vaccines on campus on Saturday, December 4 from 10-11:30am in the Shorecrest Clinic on the first floor of Charger Commons.
by: Katy Deegan, Lower School Technology Coordinator
Shorecrest is hosting two “Code with Your Kid” Workshops for all interested families in grades K-4. Learn alongside your child(ren) as they explore a variety of programming applications and coding software as part of Hour of Code.
This week the Shorecrest Advancement Office would like to recognize the grandparents of Ethan Bekurs ‘24, Karen and Bill Watson, as Contributing Chargers. As grandparents, Karen and Bill connect with the Shorecrest community all the way from Baton Rouge, LA, through their generosity to the Shorecrest Fund. With their donation this year, they included this note.
Upper School Performing Arts invites the Shorecrest community to a special musical concert with guitarist Wade LeCain’22. Please come support Wade for an hour of impassioned music on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 7pm in Shorecrest’s Janet Root Theatre.
The Book Fair is returning to campus February 7-11, in the Ohana Community Room on the second floor of Charger Commons. You can come find some great new reads and support Haskell Library and classroom libraries.
by: Stacy Conroy '00 & Bonnie Lurie, Gift Drive Co-Chairs
For more than 20 years, the Holiday Gift Drive has been Shorecrest’s signature service event with participation from families at every grade level. Through the Gift Drive, the Shorecrest community will provide holiday gifts to underserved children through the Guardian ad Litem Foundation of Tampa Bay.
Second graders at Shorecrest learn about plants and pollinators throughout the year, and visit the school garden and beehive frequently. This has inspired Lily P. ‘32 and Brandon S. ‘32 to work together to start a beekeeping business.
by: Dominique Hamm, Director of Auxiliary Programs
Clubs will run for a six-week session starting mid-January. One highlighted club is the Art Club run by Upper School Chair of Visual Arts, Charla Gaglio. Learn about her drawing and painting club for 7th and 8th graders.
by: Alvanita Hope, Director of Enrollment Management and Financial Aid
Experience the curriculum, community and opportunities available at Shorecrest at an upcoming open house. You’ll hear from the Head of School, Admissions Team, Parent and Student Ambassadors, and more.
The next meeting of Shorecrest's virtual book club will be Tuesday, December 7 at 7:30pm. All adults in the Shorecrest community are invited to join in reading and discussing Truman Capote's "One Christmas" and "The Thanksgiving Visitor."