by: Dr. Lisa Bianco, Head of Lower School
Community News
This week will sadly be Melissa Lotz’s last week working at Shorecrest. They are moving to Colorado for a great job opportunity. I know that all of us are going to miss her dearly. She has been an amazing colleague. Join me in thanking Melissa for everything she has done for our community.

Dianna Tucker has been hired as our new Front Desk Receptionist. Dianna has years of experience working as a learning specialist, teacher and administrator at Shorecrest; she will be a wonderful addition to the LS Office staff. Please help me welcome Ms. Tucker. You can begin to include her in communications to the school after the holiday break. Her email is

Veterans’ Day

On Wednesday, November 11, students acknowledged and learned about Veterans Day. Thank you to all the Veterans who have worked to make our world a better place. We are grateful for your life of service.

Teachers’ PSL Pages and Progress Reports
Please make sure you read your child’s grade level PowerSchool Learning page each Monday. Progress reports were sent out this week.

Dates to Remember:

Monday, November 23 - Friday, November 27: Thanksgiving Break
Monday, November 30: Holiday Gift Drive Begins
Thursday, December 10: Virtual Book Club at 7pm
Friday, December 18: Noon Dismissal
December 21-Jan 4: Winter Break (No Classes)
Tuesday, January 5: School Resumes

Please continue to visit for COVID updates.


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Shorecrest Preparatory School is a private, non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students preschool through high school, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.