2020

  • JR. THESPIAN STATE FESTIVAL 2020 RESULTS

    by Stephanie McCarthy, Jr. Thespian Director
    Approximately 4500 students attended the Florida State Jr. Thespian Festival at the Orlando Convention Center. Troupe 88197 brought home a total of 19 medals for 13 students from 9 acts! AND eighth grader Sofi R won Honorable Mention (2nd place) for her solo. But really the best part was every student truly did their best work and made Shorecrest proud!
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  • Online Meetup with Colegios Ramón y Cajal

    by Nayka Miller, MS Spanish Teacher
    Señora Miller's sixth graders had the opportunity to meet on Skype for 30 minutes with students from Colegios Ramón y Cajal in Madrid, Spain. Some of the students visited Shorecrest in Fall 2019.
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  • Third Grade Learns with Others

    by Jennifer Hobbs, Third Grade Teacher
    Third graders have been creating and learning in tandem with other students of different grades and even a different country! Direct interaction between peers promotes active learning, critical thinking, and student engagement. 
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  • SCA Presents: Vaping and Adolescent Health [Video]

    by Lisa Hahn, SCA Co-President
    SCA hosted Dr. Jasmine Reese and a panel of pediatric experts from Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital to talk about the most up-to-date medical findings on vaping and adolescent health.
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  • Girls & boys varsity soccer advance to regional semi-finals

    by Coach Wolfrath
    The girls varsity soccer Chargers advanced to the regional semi-finals with an 8-0 victory over Bradenton Christian. They will take on Out-of-Door Academy in the Regional Semi-Finals on Friday, February 14 at 6pm on Haskell Field.
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  • SCA Uniform Sale & Uniform Collection

    by Merilee Abinales, SCA Volunteer
    A SCA Used Uniform Sale will be on Wednesday, March 11 (Conference day) from 7:30am-3:30pm in the JRT Lobby.
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  • Circle of Light Memorial for the Weiss Family, March 13

    by Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    The Shorecrest community along with several families will be honoring Mitchell, Leslie, Hannah '16 and Ari '20 with a Circle of Light Memorial on Friday, March 13, at 5pm (prior to the Relay For Life Opening Ceremony at 6pm). The memorial will take place in the greenspace in front of Charger Commons, the future location of the Weiss Family Stage.
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  • Session 4 Club Registration Open

    by Terry Kessel, Director of Auxiliary Programs
    Session 4 clubs will run March 16 - April 24; make up week April 27. Registration will be open on Friday at https://shorecrest.campbrainregistration.com/.
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  • Show Shorecrest a Little Love this Valentine‚Äôs Day!

    by Laina Bennett, Director of Annual Giving
    Since every gift to the Annual Fund is an expression of gratitude to the teachers and administrators invested in your children, let's show them a little love this Valentine’s Day by making a gift of support!
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  • The Shorecrest Rodeo is coming to town, April 17

    by SCA Little Event Committee
    Yeehaw! The Shorecrest Rodeo is coming to town on Friday, April 17, 2020. The roundup will begin at 7pm at Nova535. Save the date, y'all!
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  • Ms. Nancy Spencer to visit Shorecrest

    by Elizabeth Samuelson and Beth Vivio, Co-chairs, Head of School Search Committee
    Incoming Head of School Nancy Spencer will visit Shorecrest a number of times this semester before her official start date on July 1, 2020. We are pleased to host a drop in coffee to meet her on Friday, March 13 from 7:30-9am in Charger Commons.
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  • Register for Summer Camp Online

    by Terry Kessel, Director of Auxiliary Programs
    Shorecrest Preparatory School hosts summer programs for age 4 - grade 12 for the Tampa Bay community. Select from week-long, specialty camps and trips for a variety of ages and interests. Or sign up for day camp that spans 9 weeks of summer.
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  • Yearbook & Ad Sales, through March 1

    by Casey McDonough, Upper School Art Teacher
    The Shorecrest community and activities are featured annually in our yearbook, “Crestviews.” This student-made publication is free for seniors and $50 for others to purchase.
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  • National History Day School Results - 2020

    by David Hodgson, Seventh Grade History Teacher
    Congratulations to the following seventh and eighth grade students moving on to the Pinellas County National History Day competition...
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  • Pinellas Regional Science Fair Results

    by Kathryn Jeakle, MS Science Teacher
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  • MS Forensics has Great Results

    by Lillian Booker Nelson, MS Public Speaking, Theatre and Debate
    Middle School students achieved top results in Forensics competition. 29 Shorecrest Middle Schoolers participated in the event at Berkeley Prep on Wednesday, February 5.
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  • Re-enroll for 2020-2021 School Year by Feb. 7

    by Mike Murphy, Headmaster
    You will receive an email from the Enrollment Management and Admissions Office with the link to re-enroll on January 27. You can also click the gold "Re-enrollment" tab at the top of the Shorecrest homepage anytime between January 27 and February 7. Prompt registration allows us to manage teacher contracts and class size, and it reserves a space for your child in classes with waiting lists. Please submit the 2020-2021 re-enrollment forms by the February 7 deadline. 
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  • Box Tops for Education

    by Kristi Aussner, Box Tops Committee Chair
    The Box Tops for Education program has now gone digital! All you need to do is download the Box Tops for Education app, search for Shorecrest (easiest way to is search by zip code – 33703), and scan in your receipt that contains qualifying Box Tops products within 14 days of purchase. Remember to credit your child’s class by typing in your child’s teacher’s name under “credit.”
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  • EIGHTH GRADERS BUILD UNDERWATER ROVS

    by Kathryn Jeakle, MS Marine Science Teacher
    Eighth graders broke into teams and built underwater ROVs with PVC frames, custom motors, and controllers. Each team had a series of underwater challenges for their vehicle to complete. The challenges mimicked real underwater cleanup that ROVs are tasked with.
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  • Spring Sports Start Dates

    by Athletics Department
    Beach Volleyball (NEW!) – Sign up was January 21. Tryouts begin on Tuesday, February 11.
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  • Contributing Charger: Tom Richmond

    by Olivia Segalman, Advancement Associate
    Today’s Contributing Charger is Tom Richmond, a Lower School parent of Enzo ’28. He is a very active parent volunteer, this year’s Fall Festival Co-Chair, and a supporter of Two Funds. One Mission. Tom and his wife, Elizabeth, contribute to the Shorecrest community because they believe that investing their time and talent will help their child as well as current and future students of Shorecrest.
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  • Grandparents and Special Friends Day [Video, photos]

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Grandparents & Special Friends Day is a beloved Shorecrest tradition, 36-years strong and counting. This year's event was held on Friday, January 24 and welcomed more than 600 visitors to campus!
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  • St. Pete STEAMfest [Photos]

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    St. Pete STEAMfest is an annual event geared toward children in preschool through middle school at Shorecrest Preparatory School. It is a family-friendly, community-wide celebration of all things creative, inventive, imaginative and fun! 
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  • New Student Applications & Financial Aid Applications Open Now

    by Admissions & Enrollment Management Office
    All financial aid applications for the 2020-2021 school year are due no later than January 31, 2020. To apply click here or contact the Admissions Office to learn more.
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  • MS Girls Basketball won St. Pete Christian Saints Classic Tournament

    by Coach Horne
    The girls Middle School basketball Chargers won the St. Petersburg Christian Saints Classic Tournament for the first time! The team beat Athenian Academy (32-9) on Friday, St. Rafael's (38-15) Saturday afternoon, then won a hard fought game later that night against Pinellas Prep (23-30)  for the championship.
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  • MS Girls Soccer Win Two More Games

    by Coach Dougherty
    Chargers vs Pinellas Prep Academy 2-0
    Chargers vs Seffner Christian 4-0
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  • NORTHEAST LITTLE LEAGUE REGISTRATION

    by Northeast Little League
    Northeast Little League invites you to PLAY BALL! Registration is now open.
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  • Shorecrest Athletic Physicals Available, Save the Date!

    by Anthony McCall, Athletic Director
    All Florida Orthopaedic Associates will perform physicals for Shorecrest student-athletes currently in grades 5-11 on Wednesday, May 13, 5 – 7pm in the Athletic Center. Female and male physicians will be present to conduct the exams.
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  • NICOLAS H. WINS SPS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC GeoBee - 5th year in a row!

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    The National Geographic GeoBee was held in the Janet Root Theatre on January 16. The top two geographers from grades 4-8 competed on stage, plus last year's winner. The Shorecrest Champion was eighth grader Nicolas H. For the last four years he won at Shorecrest and also qualified to compete at the state level.
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  • MS Girls Soccer Chargers vs Seffner Christian

    by Coach Dougherty
    Chargers vs Seffner Christian Academy: 2-1
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  • Third Grade Led Children's March for Social Justice

    by Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing & Communications
    On Friday, January 17, the entire K-4th Grade Lower School participated in an empowering Children's March for Social Justice. Led by the Shorecrest third graders, the Lower School students paraded throughout campus to honor and recognize the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whom we celebrate on January 20.
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  • Contributing Chargers: Lila and Brenton Ross

    by Olivia Segalman, Advancement Associate
    Lila and Brenton Ross, parents of Experiential and Lower School students, are grateful for Shorecrest and that their children love learning much as they do! The Ross family contributes to Two Funds. One Mission. because they experienced firsthand that Shorecrest is more than a school, it is a family, and they want to give back and support the people and children who make up the Shorecrest community.
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  • Dads Night Out Schedule

    by Matt Frey, Shorecrest Parent
    Shorecrest parents Matt Frey and Patrick Lamb organize casual, low key Dad's Nights Out during the school year. This is open to fathers of Shorecrest students all grade levels. No need to RSVP, just show up and enjoy.
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  • Día de los Reyes Magos

    by Nayka Miller, MS Spanish Teacher
    On January 6, Sra. Miller's eighth grade Spanish students learned about Spanish folklore for Día de los Reyes Magos (Three Kings Day or Three Wise Men Day), which is a Spanish tradition that is marked by spectacular parades throughout Spain and Latin-America.
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  • End-of-Year Challenge Update

    by Michael Gillis, Director of Advancement
    Before leaving for Winter Break, Shorecrest announced an End-of-Year Challenge. An anonymous donor family challenged the community to match and exceed their $70,000 philanthropic investment to the Transform Campaign. We rang in the new year by exceeding this challenge and raised $635,317! 
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  • ES Visits for Potential New Students, Jan 11 & Feb 8

    by Dr. Sherri Danyali, Head of The Experiential School of Tampa Bay
    Are you or your friend interested in ES for a little one? Join us on either January 11 or February 8 to participate in a playful learning event planned for potential new students and parents. Families interested in enrolling a child in Alpha or JK for the 2020-2021 school year should contact Beth Mantooth bmantooth@shorecrest.org and/or Dr. Jean Spencer Carnes jcarnes@shorecrest.org for more information and to sign up for a time.
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  • 2020-2021 General Calendar

    by Mike Murphy, Headmaster
    Please see the attached calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. As we continuously evolve to meet the needs of students and families, there are a few changes that I hope you find beneficial.
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