2019

  • Scholastic National Silver Keys for Angel Cherman '19

    by Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    Angel Cherman '19 wins two silver National Medals for drawing and painting.
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  • Pro Theatre Prep Camp Registration Still Available

    by Bill Leavengood '78, Theatre Instructor
    Pro Theatre Prep is a fun, intensive, multi-discipline Theatre training program taught by local professionals and guest instructors from Broadway, Hollywood and London's West End. Registration is still available!
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  • A DAY IN THE LIFE OF KINDERGARTEN [video, photos]

    by Rob Mitchell, LS Music Teacher
    Shorecrest Kindergarteners took audiences through "A Day in Kindergarten," a musical and educational production. They performed about what they do, how they learn, and they sang through the schedule of a whole school day! Come along with them to writing, Spanish, P.E., lunch, music and so much more.
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  • The Sixth-Grade Interdisciplinary Folktale Puppet Project

    by Amy Cobb, Sixth Grade English Teacher
    Throughout the second semester of the 2018-19 school year, sixth graders spent time reading and researching Hispanic, African, Indian and Chinese folktales and fairytales. They ended last year in fifth grade with a folktale and fairytale unit, acted on stage for families and friends, and now looped back to the topic to write a unique folktale in the manner of a certain culture, and present it for an audience using handmade rod puppets. The final Puppet Showcase combined art, English, Social Studies and Science classes.
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  • Seventh Grade Music Performance

    by Stephanie McCarthy, Middle School Music Teacher
    On Thursday, the seventh grade students performed choral versions of songs from an important time period in the evolution of rock and pop music. During this quarter, they have been learning about song structure and are currently working on writing their own song; lyrics and music! Through this experience, they are also learning that a good song is a good song, no matter when it was written.
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  • Shorecrest's "Cinderella" wins Broadway Star of the Future Outstanding Musical

    by Cheryl Lee, Co-Chair Arts & Humanities Department
    Congratulations to the "Cinderella" Cast & Creative Team for being named the 2019 Broadway Star of the Future Outstanding Musical. Broadway Star of the Future Awards are Regional awards affiliated with the National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA) or the Jimmy™ Awards. The Jimmy™ Award for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor is awarded annually to two grand prize winners selected from a group of student performers representing participating professional theatres nationwide.
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  • Performing Arts Awards

    by Cheryl Lee, Chair Performing Arts
    After a final performing arts showcase for the year, the casual and cozy annual Coffee House, Shorecrest thespians and their parents were treated to an awards banquet in the lobby of the Janet Root Theatre. 
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  • Shorecrest's "Cinderella" nominated for Broadway Star of the Future Awards

    by Cheryl Lee, Co-Chair Arts & Humanities Department
    Congratulations to the Cinderella Cast & Creative Team, which has received seven nominations for the 2018-2019 Broadway Star of the Future Awards. Broadway Star of the Future Awards are Regional awards affiliated with the National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA) or the Jimmy™ Awards. The Jimmy™ Award for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor is awarded annually to two grand prize winners selected from a group of student performers representing participating professional theatres nationwide.
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  • Spectacular Spring Music Concert (video, photos)

    by Ethan Updike, Director of Bands
    The Spring Music Concert was held on April 17, 2019, at 1pm for students and 7pm for families and friends in the Janet Root Theatre at Shorecrest. Performers included Chargers from grades 4-12.
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  • Celebrate the Arts Week Recap (Photos and Videos)

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Art instruction is interwoven throughout the Shorecrest curriculum. To celebrate the lessons and skills taught all year, we open the campus to the community each spring during Celebrate the Arts Week.
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  • Upper School Art Awards

    by Stacy Alexander and Raffi Darrow
    Award winning Upper School student artwork on campus.
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  • Shorecrest Performing Arts presents “Cinderella” (photos)

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Over the past year the Shorecrest campus has undergone a transformation. The completion and opening of the first floor of Charger Commons, the new 60,000 square foot facility made possible by the Transform Campaign, marks a major milestone in that transformation. To connect this new chapter of Shorecrest history to the time-honored tradition of "Celebrate the Arts" week, Shorecrest Performing Arts is proud to present the spring musical "Cinderella."
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  • Dr. Hank Hine: Art and Water

    by Walker Willis '19
    Dr. Hank Hine, the Director of the Salvador Dali Museum, addressed Upper School students this month in a Willis Leadership Lecture. The series this year was on the topic of water, and Hine connected art and water. 
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  • Summer Art Programs for Teens & Adults

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Beloved Upper School art teacher and Co-Chair of the Arts & Humanities Department, Charla Gaglio, is opening up her summer programs to Charger parents! Learn more about the two programs: Observational Drawing and Painting
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  • Seventh Grade Music Prank

    by Stephanie McCarthy, Middle School Music Teacher
    As Monday was April Fool's Day, MS Music Teacher Mrs. McCarthy gave the seventh grade Music students a written assessment that was actually a fun prank! Join them in the Janet Root Theatre on May 9 at 2:25pm for the seventh grade Music Performance.
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  • Spring Music Concert, Apr 17

    by Ethan Updike, Band Director
    The 2019 Spring Music Concert will feature dedicated student musicians from the Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools. Please join us on Wednesday, April 17, 7 - 9 pm.
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  • Fabulous Results from Florida State Thespians 2019

    by Bill Levengood '78, Theatre Director
    On behalf of the Thespian Sponsors and Directors, Bill Levengood '78, Cheryl L.ee and Stacie Steinke, here are the results for our fantastic and dedicated troupe.
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  • Fifth Grade Music Performance

    by Stephanie McCarthy, MS Music Teacher
    The 5th Grade Music Performance celebrated 50 years since the release of the beloved musical film "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang." Students sang featured songs from the film including "You Two," "Hushabye Mountain," "Doll on a Music Box / Truly Scrumptious," and of course the title song, "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang."  For their finale, the fifth graders sang a song from "The Prince of Egypt."
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  • A Small Part of the World [Video, photos]

    by Rob Mitchell, Lower School Music Teacher
    The second graders have been taking a trip around the world in their study of the different continents. This week they took audiences with them in their musical program, "A Small Part of the World." They dazzled audiences with their knowledge through poetry, dancing, and singing traditional songs from countries around the world. Most impressive was the fact that they sang in five different languages! 
     
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  • Jr. Thespians Rock the State Festival

    by Stephanie McCarthy, Troupe 88197 Director
    A total of 16 qualifying students from Shorecrest Middle School attended the Florida State Junior Thespian Festival. Final results found Troupe 88197 with 1 State level Critics Choice, 5 Superior medals, and 15 Excellent medals!
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  • MS at Bay Area Forensics League Meet

    by Stephanie McCarthy, MS Music Director
    The Bay Area Forensics League Meet took place on Wednesday, February 6. Twenty-five Shorecrest Middle School students, under the direction and coaching of Ms. Nelson, attended to compete in their speech and dramatic skills against other schools in the Bay area. Shorecrest students earned eleven trophies, including two first place trophies to fifth graders Simone H and Lauren K.
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  • Scholastic Writing Award Winners

    by Bill Leavengood '78, Playwriting Teacher
    Five Upper School students submitted plays they wrote to the regional Scholastic Writing Awards. Three were recognized by Scholastic for their impressive work.
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  • Scholastic Visual Arts Awards

    by Charla Y. Gaglio, US Visual Arts Chair
    The art department is very proud of our Chargers and what they accomplish. For the 2018-19 Scholastic Awards, Shorecrest artists were awarded 7 gold awards and 7 silver awards. Some were also selected by Temple Beth-El for its student exhibit during Arts Festival Beth-El.
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  • America's Kids - Third Grade Show [video & photos]

    by Robert Mitchell, LS Music Teacher
    Third graders dazzled audiences with their knowledge of United States history as they performed the musical "America's Kids." Thank you to teachers and parents for making this experience so memorable for the students!
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  • "Cinderella" Auditions for LS Students

    by Cheryl Lee, Upper School Performing Arts Chair
    This April, Shorecrest Performing Arts will present the musical Rodgers + Hammerstein's "Cinderella." There are four roles available for Lower School students in grades 2-4 to portray Cinderella’s woodland creature friends. There are four roles available for Middle School students in grades 5-8 to portray Cinderella’s carriage horses and Prince Topher’s Heralds.
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  • Shorecrest Performing Arts presents "Radium Girls"

    by Cheryl Lee, Chair Performing Arts Department
    Shorecrest Upper School Performing Arts presents the play "Radium Girls"
    Saturday, January 19, 7pm evening performance
    Sunday, January 20, 2pm matinee performance
    in the Janet Root Theatre at Shorecrest Preparatory School
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