Shorecrest Preparatory School is pleased to announce it has received an anonymous $2 million gift to the Transform Campaign. The gift is the single largest in the school's 95+ year history and brings the total raised for Transform to more than $9 million.
by: Roderick Fludd, Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Once again the Shorecrest community will participate in St. Petersburg's Dream Big Parade (formerly the MLK Drum Major for Justice Parade.) The parade will be held on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Monday, January 21. Every member of the community is encouraged to wear your Charger Green & Gold and to march with us as the parade weaves through downtown St. Petersburg.
Bring your inner child to Shorecrest on January 31 at 6pm for a block building experience! Enjoy a glass of wine and a tasty treat as you use your imagination to construct a bridge, tower, castle, robot, dinosaur… the possibilities are endless! Bring your friends and experience the joys of play, collaboration, and creativity. Thursday, January 31, 6-7:30pm in the Shorecrest Lower School Block Room
by: Dr. Lisa Bianco, Head of Experiential and Lower Schools
Shorecrest is hosting two parent workshops focused on the Reggio Emilia Approach to teaching and learning (0-6 yrs.) The workshops will be led by the author of “We Are All Explorers,” Dr. Karen Haigh. (See bio below.) The dates will be January 15 and March 19 at 8:30am in the SAC - so mark your calendars. Dr. Haigh has been working with Alpha, JK, Kindergarten and first grade teachers and instructional assistants and the ES/LS Administration team as a consultant this year. The first workshop will be an introduction to the Reggio Emilia Approach. Please RSVP to email@example.com.
This year for Grandparents and Special Friends Day SCA is starting a #jointheflock initiative. Florida’s iconic pink yard flamingos will be placed in a flock in front of the Janet Root Theatre to represent that our families are unique but we flock together. The flamingos will be on sale between December 15-January 24 and are $25 each. All proceeds from the sales of the flamingos go directly to the Shorecrest Community Association.
Shorecrest parent Jonathan Bowman recently led a parent workshop about creating a Family Plan. Just like a business plan helps to effectively guide the direction of a business toward achieving goals, a family plan can help keep your household focused! Get tips on how to clarify and simplify your family plan in the video from his presentation below.
Take this opportunity to discover what is in store for our students as they grow up through the divisions at Shorecrest. Experiential School parents are invited to join our Upper School Student Ambassadors to experience the Middle and Upper Schools. This tour series will be led by students who have been there themselves!