2021

  • Shorecrest Chargers Varsity Football - State Champs!

    by Coach Anthony McCall, Athletic Director
    Shorecrest Chargers Varsity Football put together a victorious gameplan to stop Trenton’s Riverside Christian with a final score of 26-16 on November 13 in the SSAC Florida State Championships.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Chargers Sailing to Compete in National Championship!

    by Ethan Danielson '22
    The Shorecrest Varsity Sailing Team dominated the SAISA Keelboat District Championship last weekend. The Chargers took first place in 5 of the 7 races, clinching an overall victory in the regatta as well as a berth in the national championship!
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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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  • 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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  • Contributing Chargers: Haddock Family

    by Olivia Segalman, Director of Donor Relations
    This week we would like to recognize Andrea and Tim Haddock, parents of John ’24 and Sam ’25. After joining the community in 2020, the Haddock family has supported Shorecrest philanthropically and through their time and talents.
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  • State Champ Banner Revealed for Sonoma Kasica '24

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    At the FHSAA 1A State Track and Field meet in May 2021, Sonoma Kasica '24 threw a new Shorecrest school record in the javelin and through her dominant performance was also named State Champion! This talented and self-motivated athlete was honored on November 4, 2021, when her State Champion banner was revealed in the Crisp Gym.
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  • Celebrating our 2020-2021 Shorecrest Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

    by Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    Before a packed crowd at the Homecoming Football Game on Friday, October 15, 2021, Jim Vigue ‘89, Chair of the Shorecrest Athletic Hall of Fame, introduced two of the four 2020-2021 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees: Taylor Tremaine '07 and Fred Rath '91.
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  • Welcome Sara Grindey

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Sara Grindey was recently appointed the Assistant Director of Extended Day and is an ES Teaching Assistant.
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  • Shorecrest Designated as an Ocean Guardian School

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Shorecrest Preparatory School is pleased to announce that it has been named an Ocean Guardian School, a school recognition program sponsored by the NOAA’s National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. Shorecrest received the designation for its commitment to keeping local waterways clean and promoting recycling on campus.
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  • Ava Johnson ‘24 to attend Florida Senate Page Program

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Ava Johnson ‘24 has aspirations of being a leader in her community, possibly as a Florida state Senator. She will be able to get a glimpse of what this means when she shadows a Senator for a week during the 2022 Regular Legislative Session as part of the Florida Senate Page Program in Tallahassee in January.
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  • Contributing Chargers: Muzzarelli Family

    by Olivia Segalman, Director of Donor Relations
    Shorecrest’s Mission is augmented by the generosity of our parents, grandparents, alumni, and friends who support the school philanthropically or by effecting change locally, globally or right here at Shorecrest. We call these community members Contributing Chargers. This week we would like to recognize Daniel and Sasha Muzzarelli, parents of Diana '27, Leonardo '30 and Lila '33.
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  • Shorecrest Middle Schoolers compete in PGA Jr. League Championship

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Shorecrest Middle Schoolers Sophia D. '26 and Clark M. '26 are on a golf team comprised of eight elite players aged 11-13 based in Orlando, FL. Last week they were the first Florida team to make a PGA Jr. League Championship appearance.
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  • Rob Grady ‘86 Named Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award Winner

    by Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    Shorecrest Preparatory School is proud to announce that Rob Grady ‘86 has been named the 2020-2021 Shorecrest Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award Winner. From Shorecrest, to Harvard, to Stanford, and on to leadership positions in some of the world’s leading businesses including P&G, Starbucks and Amazon; Rob has continued to model Shorecrest’s mission and core values in his professional and personal endeavors, and serves as an inspiration to current and future Shorecrest students. Rob was recognized at Shorecrest on October 7 at an Upper School assembly.
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  • Chargers Sailors Advance to National Championship

    by Kate Danielson '24
    Shorecrest Chargers Varsity Sailing co-Captains, Guthrie Braun '22 and Ethan Danielson '22, have qualified to race for the Cressy Cup - the high school, single-handed sailing national championship.
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  • Shorecrest Apple Distinguished School Recognition Extended through 2024

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Shorecrest Preparatory School is pleased to announce that it has once again been named an Apple Distinguished School. Shorecrest was awarded the 2021-2024 distinction for its innovative teacher-leaders, its successful 1:1 iPad implementation, and the thoughtful integration of technology throughout its PK3-12 program. The distinction is a renewal based on continued evidence of innovation and academic excellence. Shorecrest first received the distinction in 2016. 
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  • Jaina Swann ‘22 Delegate at Florida Girls State

    Shorecrest Preparatory School senior Jaina Swann ‘22 was selected as a delegate of Florida Girls State; a week-long, hands-on, educational workshop focusing on the American political process, sponsored by the Florida American Legion Auxiliary. The goal of the nonpartisan program is to help students better understand democratic ideals and the roles individuals play in carrying out these ideals. 
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  • Watch Chargers Athletics Live Online

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Shorecrest is once again participating in the NFHS Network School Broadcast Program to livestream home games on Haskell Field and in the Crisp Gym. Regular season home games may be streamed free of charge.
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  • Two Shorecrest Seniors Recognized as National Merit Semifinalists

    by Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    Shorecrest seniors Christian Bepler '22 and Emily Forney '22 have been named 2022 National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The two Shorecrest seniors earned their semifinalist status with their exceptional scores on the 2020 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Semifinalists, representing less than 1% of U.S. high school seniors, include the highest-scoring entrants in each state.
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  • Contributing Chargers: The Peck Family

    by Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    Since joining the community in 2002, Lisa Peck - Upper School science teacher, alumni parent and Shorecrest grandparent - has created a lasting legacy at Shorecrest. In 2016, Mrs. Peck and her husband John were instrumental in establishing Medical Sciences as a signature Upper School program at Shorecrest. In honor of the Peck family's dedication to the program, The Center for Medical Sciences has been renamed the Peck Center for Medical Sciences.
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  • ¡Bienvenidos Amigos Argentinos! 

    by Emili Jaime-Allwood, Lower School Spanish Teacher
    A delegation of Argentinian students arrived at Shorecrest this week to visit fourth, fifth and sixth grades, with their teacher Julieta Correas, who has brought Argentinian students to Shorecrest since 2004. Eight Middle School Chargers are acting as ambassadors for the visitors.
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  • Tampa Bay's Virtual HBCU College Fair This Week

    by Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Suncoast Chapter
    Now in its fifth year, Jack and Jill and its partners host the Tampa Bay Area's only HBCU College Fair. During the virtual college fair, attendees will have the opportunity to speak to alumni and admissions reps from colleges and universities, as well as to talk with dedicated experts about general college-related topics including the college admissions process, financial aid, scholarships, Greek life, and more.
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  • Shorecrest Completes Charger Commons [Video]

    by Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    On Friday, August 27, 2021, the Shorecrest Preparatory School community gathered to celebrate the opening of the second floor of Charger Commons, the final phase of the School’s most recent capital project. With the ribbon-cutting and reveal, the Transform Campaign was officially closed, ending the 3+ year journey to complete the Shorecrest campus master plan and bring the entire PK3-12 community together.
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  • Nathan Brown ‘22 Delegate at Florida Boys State

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    After a strenuous application and interview process with the local American Legion Post, Shorecrest Preparatory School senior Nathan Brown ‘22 was selected to spend time last June in Tallahassee as a member of the 77th Florida Boys State. To be selected as a delegate, applicants must be a high school junior who demonstrates strong academic performance, excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, and confidence while speaking publicly.
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  • THE GROWTH EQUATION

    by Lauren Coffey, Tampa Bay Business Journal
    Private schools have long touted their small class sizes to draw in students. But what happens when admissions numbers boom?
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  • Meet E. J. Mahoney, Shorecrest's new Grandparent Council Chair

    by Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    E. J. is a life-long educator who has worked with students from kindergarten through the doctoral level.  Education has been her life for 44 years and she has been impressed with the quality of education that Catalina, her oldest granddaughter, has received in Shorecrest's Alpha program. E. J.’s goal is to increase attendance and participation in Grandparent Council and build relationships to provide Shorecrest with a strong and active Grandparent Council.
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  • Welcome New Colleagues

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Shorecrest is excited to announce new additions and changes to our faculty and staff for the 2021-22 school year.
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  • Melissa Estremera Co-Author for Princeton Review

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Upper School Computer Science Teacher Melissa Estremera recently co-authored the 2022 edition of The Princeton Review’s “AP Computer Science Principles Prep” book. She has graded the Computer Science Principles AP exams nationally for 4 years, and has taught the course every year since it was released in 2016.
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  • Ethan Danielson ‘22 selected as Coolidge Senator

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    After a very intensive application and selection process, Ethan Danielson ‘22 was selected by the Coolidge Foundation as one of only 100 Coolidge Senators. 
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  • Caleb Kravitz '20 to swim in U.S. Olympic Team Trials

    by Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    Caleb Kravitz '20 will be competing in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – the premier swimming event to determine who will reach Tokyo and compete as a member of Team USA in July.
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  • Shorecrest Magazine 2020-2021

    by Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    Read the latest issue of Shorecrest Magazine, now available online!
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  • Cían McCarthy ‘22 Performs, Awarded Scholarship at Broadway Star of the Future Awards

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    During the 2020-21 school year, the Shorecrest Performing Arts production of the musical "Something Rotten!" was reviewed as part of the Broadway Star of the Future program. Cían McCarthy ‘22 was nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Musical and represented Shorecrest in a performance at The Straz Center on May 29. He received the award for Best Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of William Shakespeare in the musical. He was also offered a $60,000 scholarship to AMDA.
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  • Science Teacher Selene Willis Awarded Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship with NASA

    by Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    Shorecrest fifth grade Science Teacher Selene Willis is one of 18 K-12 STEM teachers in the US to be named a 2021-2022 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow. She and her fellowship cohort will spend 11 months in Washington, D.C. serving in a Federal agency or U.S. Congressional office engaged in national education initiatives. Ms. Willis has been selected to work with the NASA Science Mission Directorate Science Activation program.
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  • Janet Root Volunteer Service Award

    by Karen Quilty, 2019-20 Co-Janet Root Volunteer Service Award recipient and Alumni Parent
    Each spring, the Shorecrest Community Association chooses a winner of the Janet Root Volunteer Service Award. The award is presented by past winners of this prestigious award to a volunteer who has made an impact on campus for many years. This year, the winner was presented with her award and a gift at a surprise gathering attended by many past winners along with Nancy Spencer, Head of School.
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  • MS Robotics Teams Celebrate Success in State Tournament and Beyond

    by Dr. Anna Baralt and Chris Scoby, Robotics Club Sponsors
    The R2D2s were awarded the third place Champion Award for the state of Florida. Due to their high placement in the State of Florida tournament, they were invited to represent the Region at the FLL Virtual Open International Greece Tournament! The event will host 200 teams from across the globe to compete in an online event, while Greece celebrates 200 years of independence.
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  • Meet the Class of 2021

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    A hub has been created on our website for members of the Class of 2021 as well as their friends and families: www.shorecrest.org/2021
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  • UPPER SCHOOL 2021 AWARDS CEREMONY, VALEDICTORIAN ANNOUNCED

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Upper School students, families, faculty and staff gathered to honor academic achievements and beyond on the Charger Commons Greenspace on May 21, 2021. Congratulations to all of our students for a very successful school year under extraordinary conditions!
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  • Intuitive Innovation Grant Yields “Women in STEAM” Student Podcast

    by Laina Bennett Coburn, Director of Philanthropic Giving
    The Intuitive Foundation provided Shorecrest Preparatory School with a grant to support a project that would provide women and other underrepresented communities with more opportunities to promote health, advance education and/or reduce human suffering. The expertise of dedicated members of the Upper School Girls STEAM Club was channeled into a student-produced podcast series focused on diversity and women in STEM-related fields.
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  • Broadway Star of the Future Award Winners

    by Cheryl Lee, Director of Performing Arts
    During the 2020-21 school year, the Shorecrest Performing arts productions of the play "Our Town" and the musical "Something Rotten!" were reviewed as part of the Broadway Star of the Future program presented by the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. The shows, casts and creative teams received high praise from the judges and multiple award nominations.
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  • Chargers at FHSAA 1A STATE TRACK MEET

    by Athletics Department
    At the FHSAA 1A State Track and Field meet last week, the Girls Chargers finished in 11th place in the State and the Boys finished 21st in the State. Sonoma Kasica '24 was the State Champion in Javelin with a new school record!
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  • SHORECREST SENIORS CELEBRATE COLLEGE DECISION DAY

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    May 1 is National College Decision Day, the day many colleges and universities request a commitment from incoming students. Members of Class of 2021, as well as faculty and staff, wore college T-shirts to campus on Monday, May 3, to celebrate the seniors. 
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  • National History Day Competition Qualifiers

    by Ron Heller, US History Teacher
    Congratulations to the Shorecrest students who participated in this year's Florida State History Day competition. Three projects have advanced to the virtual National contest in June!
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  • MS Robotics Heads to State Competition

    by Anna Baralt, Director of Educational Technology
    The Middle School robotics teams recently competed in the FIRST LEGO League Regional Championships. Team 1448, The Force, won a Breakthrough Award, celebrating their progress in confidence and capability in both the Robot Game and Innovation Project while acting as shining examples of excellent Core Values. Team 1449, The R2D2s, won the top Core Values Award and also had the second highest scoring robot with 355 points.
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  • “SOMETHING ROTTEN!” Yields Multiple Broadway Star of the Future Nominations

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Shorecrest Performing Arts' “Something Rotten!” was reviewed last week as part of the Broadway Star of the Future program presented by the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. The show, cast and creative team received high praise from the judges and multiple award nominations.
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  • Shorecrest Launches Post-Graduate / Gap Year Program

    by Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    Designed for high school graduates looking to better prepare themselves for college, the Shorecrest PG Program offers students a one year, personalized, accelerated curriculum with opportunities to engage in-depth in a student’s area of interest including Medical Sciences, Global Studies, STEM, Visual/Performing Arts, and more.
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  • Vote for Shannon Wright '20 in Broadway's "Next On Stage" Season 3

    by Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    Shannon Wright ‘20 has been selected as one of the Top 30 in the nation for collegiate submissions in Broadway’s “Next On Stage” Season 3 competition! The winner will be determined by vote... so please vote for Shannon!
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  • Evan Hoefer '21 Named U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts Semifinalist

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Shorecrest Preparatory School senior Evan Hoefer '21, previously named a candidate as a 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, has been notified of his selection as a semifinalist.
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  • Shorecrest Welcomes Alvanita Hope as Director of Enrollment Management and Financial Aid

    by Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    After an extensive national search, Shorecrest is pleased to welcome Ms. Alvanita Hope as the incoming Director of Enrollment Management and Financial Aid. Currently the Director of Enrollment at The Friends School of Atlanta in Decatur, Georgia, Ms. Hope and her family will join the Shorecrest community in June.
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  • Marcus Holmes to Join Shorecrest as Director of Facilities

    by Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    Shorecrest is proud to announce that Mr. Marcus Holmes will join the Shorecrest Administrative team as Director of Facilities. Marcus has extensive experience in campus operations, safety and facilities management. He comes to Shorecrest from Christian Heritage School in Dalton, Georgia, where he serves as the Director of Facilities and Campus Safety. He begins his duties at Shorecrest in May. 
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  • Shorecrest Welcomes Adriana Hollenbeck as Head of The Experiential School of Tampa Bay

    by Nancy L. Spencer, Head of School
    After an extensive national search, we are pleased to announce that Adriana Hollenbeck, a highly talented and experienced early childhood educator, has been named Head of The Experiential School of Tampa Bay. Beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, Adriana will ensure that our Experiential School program thrives and continues to provide the best educational foundation for our youngest learners.
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  • Chargers Commit to College Athletics

    by Athletics Department
    On Monday, April 12, the Athletic Department celebrated three Chargers from the Class of 2021 who will be continuing their athletic careers at the next level. Congratulations to our athletes, their coaches, and their families on being recognized for their dedication.
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  • Charger US Figure Skating Silver Medalist

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    In January, Shorecrest freshman Eric Heston '24 competed in the 2021 US Figure Skating Championship Series. He placed second in the country in his age group! His results qualified him for the 2021 National Development Team.
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  • Service Week 2021 at Shorecrest

    by 2021 Service Week Storytelling Group
    During Service Week, ninth, tenth and twelfth grade students at Shorecrest gave back to the community in ways they couldn’t recently, reinforcing empathetic and compassionate behavior.
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  • Shortened Quarantine Policy for Close Contacts

    by Health & Safety Task Force
    Based on the recent announcement from the CDC regarding a shortened quarantine period for those exposed to COVID-19, and with consideration of local circumstances and resources, the Health & Safety Task Force will implement a 10-day quarantine period specifically for asymptomatic close contacts.
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  • Heidi Hicks '21 Awarded National Gold Key Art Award

    by Charla Gaglio, Chair - Visual Arts Department
    This week 1,700 students received news of their recognition at the national level of the Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards program. Heidi Hicks '21 won a Gold Medal for her painting, "Perception."
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  • Chargers Win National French Award, Donate Winnings

    by Sidy Ndiaye, Upper School French Teacher
    Shorecrest Upper School French Cían McCarthy ‘22, Théo Simon ‘22, Johnny Elwyn ‘22 and Ben Neuhoff ‘22 won honorable mention in the AATF 2020 National French Week Media Contest. The students received $75, which they donated to students in Senegal to use towards purchasing school supplies.
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  • Chargers Earn Spaces at National History Day State Competition

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Congratulations to the Shorecrest Chargers who participated in this year's Pinellas History Day competition. 1st and 2nd place winners go on to compete at the state and national level. This year’s theme was Communication in History. 
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  • Contributing Charger: Dan Prasatthong '84

    by Olivia Segalman, Director of Donor Relations and Advancement Services
    This week’s Contributing Charger is Dr. Dan Prasatthong '84, an alumnus, a parent of alumna Senna Prasatthong-osoth ‘19, and a long-time supporter of the visual and performing arts at Shorecrest. His dental practice, Levitt and Prasatthong, DDS, PA, is once again our annual Premiere Visual and Performing Arts Sponsor and this week’s Giving Day Sponsor.
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  • Summer Camps Updated

    by Shorecrest Auxiliary Programs
    Summer programs are a tradition at Shorecrest. A variety of programs are planned for students of all ages running June 7 - August 6.
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  • Contributing Chargers: The Root Family

    by Olivia Segalman, Director of Donor Relations and Advancement Services
    This week’s Contributing Chargers are Dr. Allen Root, husband to former chair of the Arts and Humanities Department Janet Root H'16, and their family - Jennifer '81, Michael '85, and Jonathan. The Roots continue to support the foundation of success that Janet created during her 40 year span of volunteerism at Shorecrest.
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  • 2015 MS Track Championships

    Faculty Spotlight on Coach Cameron

    by Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    Like many of our beloved faculty members, Coach Cameron’s impact and ability to engage, inspire and lead is a testament to his care for his students and dedication to his profession. Richie Cameron joined the Shorecrest faculty in 2011, and has had the unique opportunity to work in the Lower School, Middle School and Upper School. For the last 5 years, Coach Cameron has been the Health and Fitness teacher in the Upper School, while also serving as Coach for our Track & Field team and the Strength and Performance Coach for all of our Athletic teams.
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  • Sarah Lankford '22 State Championship Banner Reveal

    by Anthony McCall, Athletic Director
    On November 15, 2020, everyone present at the 1A State Swim and Dive Meet witnessed an incredible performance by Sarah Lankford '22! She earned 1st place in the 200 Free (1:49.21) and 3rd place in the 500 Free (4:55.36). We honored Sarah with the unveiling of a state championship banner which will be a constant reminder for all those who enter the Crisp Gym of her remarkable achievement.
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  • Two Shorecrest Seniors Earn U.S. Presidential Scholar Nominations

    by Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    Hailey Levitz '21 and Evan Hoefer '21, both graduating seniors at Shorecrest Preparatory School, have been named candidates for the 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.
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  • SHORECREST SEMIFINALISTS ADVANCE IN NATIONAL MERIT COMPETITION

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Jonathan Currie '21, Hailey Levitz '21 and Leddon Zwack '21 have been named National Merit Finalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. All three students were named National Merit Semifinalists and have advanced to the next round of competition. In addition, the Shorecrest Class of 2021 includes Semifinalist Matthew Lovelace and Commended Students Summer Ford, Zachary Hahn and Sam Herlihy.
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  • Girls Varsity Soccer beat St. Stephens in 2A Regional Quarterfinals

    by Coach Idinge
    Shorecrest Chargers Varsity Girls Soccer beat St. Stephens 5-0 in the 2A Regional Quarterfinals. The Chargers move on to play on Friday, February 19 vs Indian Rocks Christian in the 2A Girls Soccer Regional Semi-Finals on Haskell Field at 7pm. More details here.
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  • Honoring Alumni with the Charger Challenge

    by Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    Beginning on Wednesday, February 9, 2021, and running through Thursday, February 11, 2021, the Shorecrest Alumni Association asked Chargers Alumni to consider joining The Charger Challenge. 100 Alumni, Alumni Parents and Friends joined the Challenge!
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  • Coach Draper Earns Double-Goal Coach® Award!

    by Athletics Department
    Positive Coaching Alliance-Tampa Bay recently announced that Coach Draper has been named a winner of PCA-Tampa Bay’s Regional Double-Goal Coach® Award! The great honor is given to youth sports coaches who embody the ideals of a Double-Goal Coach: striving to win while also pursuing the important goal of teaching life lessons through sports. 
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  • Shorecrest Wins Silver in CASE District III Awards

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    In recognition of institutional excellence in marketing and communications, Shorecrest's Health and Safety Statement was a winning entry in the 2020 CASE District III awards, receiving a silver award in the category of Communications Pivot. The CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) District III award programs recognized the very best in advancement across the Southeast during a live, virtual Awards Presentation on Thursday, January 28, 2021.
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  • Watch Livestreamed Chargers Athletics

    by Athletics Department
    How to watch livestreamed Haskell Field and Crisp Gym Chargers Athletics home games.
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  • Introducing the Doris and Donna Friendship Fund

    by Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    Shorecrest is proud to announce the creation of the Doris and Donna Friendship Fund, supporting the opportunity for a full, four-year scholarship for a deserving student.
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  • Mila's Song available on Apple Music and iTunes

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    During our distance learning days in spring 2020, Mila Salamone '22 wrote and recorded music with her dad (a former audio engineer). Her original song, "Away," is now available on Apple Music and iTunes.
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  • The ‘Why’ of Technology

    by Dr. Anna Baralt, Director of Educational Technology
    When conducting technology-related professional learning experiences, I often start my sessions with the video “Know Your Why” by comedian Michael Jr. The lesson shared is that “when you know your ‘why’ then your ‘what’ has more impact, because you’re working towards your purpose.”
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  • Heather Vidal publishes Literacy Resource for Educators

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Heather Vidal is a Literacy Specialist in The Learning Center at Shorecrest Preparatory School. She shared some of her tested techniques with other educators in a new book, “Teach Reading with Orton-Gillingham: 72 Classroom-Ready Lessons to Help Struggling Readers and Students with Dyslexia Learn to Love Reading.” The book offers research-based suggestions and lesson plans to make reading multisensory and engaging.
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  • Brenna Dukes '21 earns Dr. MLK’s Legacy Award for dedication to service

    by Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    Shorecrest senior Brenna Dukes '21 was honored with the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy Scholar Citizens Award by the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus. The purpose of the award is to honor high school students from throughout Pinellas County for embodying the values and ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through their commitment to community service, volunteerism, social justice and civil rights.
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  • Lucille P. '28 wins Hispanic Heritage Month Contest, College Scholarship

    by Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    Shorecrest fifth grader Lucille P. won a full 4-Year Florida College Plan scholarship provided by the Florida Prepaid College Foundation from a statewide Hispanic Heritage Month student essay contest. Lucille detailed what an inspirational influence her tennis coach, Jorge, has been in her life.
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  • Tiffany Blessing, Director of College Counseling, Invited to Serve on Princeton Advisory

    by Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    Shorecrest Director of College Counseling, Tiffany Blessing, has been invited to serve on Princeton University’s inaugural Princeton Counselor Advisory (PCA). PCA is an 15-member group of college access advisors and college counselors invited to work with the Princeton Office of Admission to live out the unofficial motto of Princeton: “In the nation’s service and in service of humanity.”
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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.