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  • Book Fair Leadership Positions

    by: Abbi Reynolds, Book Fair Chair
    For the 2023 Book Fair, Shorecrest will partner with Tombolo Books, a local bookstore in downtown St. Petersburg. To start, the committee is looking for two volunteers to assume two lead positions: Head of Design and Community Liaison
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  • Code with Your Kid Workshops

    by: Katy Deegan, Lower School Technology Coordinator
    December 5-11, 2022, is Computer Science Education Week. Shorecrest is hosting two “Code with Your Kid” Workshops for all interested families in grades K-4. To save your spot, register at Code With Your Kid 2022.
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  • SCA Volunteer Opportunities

    by: SCA Committee Chairs
    There are many ways to get involved in volunteering with SCA this year. Any amount of time you can give is greatly appreciated!
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  • St. Pete STEAMfest 2023

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Join us for a family-friendly, community-wide celebration of all things creative, inventive, imaginative and fun! St. Pete STEAMfest is an annual event blending Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math geared toward children age 3 - eighth grade. The event is free, outdoors and open to the public. Saturday, January 28, 2023 from 10am-2pm at Shorecrest.
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  • Fourth Grade Ukulele Rock 'n' Roll Performance

    by: Roberto Burón, LS Music Teacher
    The curtain on the Janet Root Theater was raised so fourth graders could share their work in music class from the past few weeks with their peers, teachers and families.
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  • Action Required: Register Your Vehicles at Shorecrest

    by: Dr. Anna Baralt, Director of Technology and Media Services
    We are ready to move forward with the full implementation of our license plate reader system for all cars entering and exiting campus. Please complete the Vehicle Registration Form that has been uploaded to your SchoolForms Online account.
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  • Second Grade Authors Personal Narratives

    by: Christine Oman, Second Grade Teacher
    Shorecrest second graders recently wrapped up a personal narrative writing unit (also known as "Small Moment Stories"). Students started the process by creating Heart Maps and Me Collages, so they could list and sketch topics that are near and dear to their hearts. This way they would have plenty of ideas when it was time to write about events of their lives. They shared their amazing stories with their families and guests.
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  • Third Grade Dissects Owl Pellets

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    The students quickly got over the "yuck factor" of dissecting an owl hairball and were fascinated to find skeletons of other organisms in their pellets.
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  • Composting in Fourth Grade

    by: Claire Horton, Fourth Grade Teacher
    Fourth graders are learning alternatives that are more sustainable rather than tossing and wasting. This week "Farmer Ray" visited and discussed the science of composting.
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  • SCA Holiday Gift Drive

    by: Bonnie Lurie & Stacy Conroy '00
    For more than 25 years, the Holiday Gift Drive supported by SCA has been Shorecrest’s signature service event serving Guardian ad Litem Foundation of Tampa Bay, which provides advocacy and support for abused, abandoned or neglected children of Pinellas and Pasco Counties. The Gift Drive begins on November 28 and culminates on December 9.
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  • Basketball Club for grades K-5

    by: Athletics Department
    The Athletics Department is considering creating a K-5 basketball club to begin in February. Please fill out the form if interested.
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    by: Performing Arts Dept.
    Shorecrest Upper School Thespian Troupe 3140 proudly presents a night of performances by Shorecrest's award-winning singers, dancers and actors. Save the date of Wednesday, November 30 at 7pm in the Janet Root Theatre!
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  • Upcoming SCA Socials

    by: SCA Board
    Check out fun events for Shorecrest parents/guardians to mix and mingle!
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  • Dads Night Out

    by: Dads Night Out Team
    Shorecrest Dads Night Out holds informal get togethers, usually on the last Thursday of the month.
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