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  • Student Service Project Shines a Light in St Pete 

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    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.
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  • Walk-in COVID Vaccine Opportunity on Campus, Dec. 4

    by: Nancy L. Spencer, Head of School
    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.
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  • Please Keep off the Grass

    by: School Facilities
    On Friday, November 19, Shorecrest will be applying seed and fertilizer to some fields on campus. Seeds need an undisturbed window of 10 days in order to grow.
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  • Code with Your Kid Workshops

    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.
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  • Contributing Chargers: Watson Grandparents

    by: Olivia Segalman, Director of Donor Relations
    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.
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  • You're invited: Student Guitar Concert, Dec. 15

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    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.
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  • Book Fair coming in February

    by: Book Fair Co-chairs
    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. 
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  • Don’t Miss the Sibling Priority Deadline & Financial Aid Applications

    by: Alvanita Hope, Director of Enrollment Management and Financial Aid
    Families who have students they wish to send to Shorecrest for 2022-2023 who are not currently enrolled (e.g. younger siblings) must submit a new application for each new student.

    All Shorecrest families are eligible to apply for financial aid. The financial aid application is a separate process from the re-enrollment or admission application process.
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  • Holiday Gift Drive Starts Nov. 29

    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.
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  • Second Grade Entrepreneurial Beekeepers

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    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.
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  • Session 3 Clubs, MS Art Club

    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.
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  • Upper/Middle School Open House, Dec. 2

    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.
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  • Charger Chats with Nancy Spencer

    by: SCA Board
    Shorecrest Parents/Guardians are invited to upcoming Charger Chats, get-to-know-you conversations with Head of School Nancy Spencer, hosted by SCA.
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  • Virtual Book Club, Dec 7

    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."
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  • Weiss Family Pavilion Dedication, Dec 22

    by: Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    Please join the Shorecrest community as we formally dedicate the Weiss Family Pavilion. A dedication ceremony will take place on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at 5pm.
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