Lower School News

List of 13 news stories.

  • Kindergarten Construction Project

    by: Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    Even before students move in to the new Innovation Center and Community Commons, the Transform Campaign has already made a positive impact on the Shorecrest student experience. Kindergarten offered a prime example of this positive impact, as they followed their curiosity about the construction outside their classroom doors to pursue an in-depth investigation of construction - their driving question, "What's going on behind the green fence?" 
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  • Shorecrest Announces Recording-Breaking Philanthropic Gift

    by: Michael Gillis, Director of Advancement
    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.
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  • Lower School Announcements

    by: Dr. Lisa Bianco, Head of Experiential and Lower Schools
    Important announcements, updates and reminders for Lower School Families
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  • Winter Music Concert [Video, Photos]

    by: Ethan Updike, Band Director
    The 2018 Winter Music Concert featured dedicated student musicians from the Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools. Click to view a video and photos from the show.
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  • MLK Day of Service - RSVP for Parade & Service Project

    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.
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  • Build & Sip: An Adults-only Block Building Experience

    by: Dominique Craft, ES & LS Dean of Curriculum
    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
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  • Adolescent Health Symposium with Dr. Jasmine Reese, Feb 19

    by: SCA Board
    “Psychological and Physical Development through the Adolescent-Teen Years” 
    Tuesday, February 19 
    Refreshments: 6:30pm in the JRT lobby
    Symposium: 7-8:30pm in the JRT 
    Don't miss this panel of pediatric experts presenting an evening symposium on adolescent health. Parents of all grade levels are encouraged to take advantage of this unique opportunity. 
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  • Bringing Holiday Lessons and Cheer

    by: Emili Jaime-Allwood, LS Spanish Teacher
    Third and fourth graders in Señora Jaime-Allwood’s Spanish class recently took a special trip to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. For the fourth year, students delivered stacks of cards that they made - in both English and Spanish - for pediatric hospital patients. Third graders made Spanish flashcards about animals, fruits and vegetables for patients to increase their vocabulary skills. Fourth graders made holiday greeting cards with positive messages.
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  • Student Cell Phone Use

    by: Anna Baralt, Director of Educational Technology
    One of the most frequently asked questions I get from parents and guardians is “What age do you think it is okay to give my child a cell phone?” I wish there was any easy answer, but unfortunately there isn’t. There is no right age, but rather many factors that come into play when making this decision.
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  • Join the Flock

    by: Big Event Committee
    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.
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  • Meet and Play with the Basketball Chargers, Jan 19

    by: Coach Justin Saunders
    The boys varsity basketball Chargers would like to invite any interested Lower School families to join them for some Saturday morning Breakfast Hoops. Coffee and donuts will be provided in the Athletic Center lobby, and the varsity players will assist children from grades K-4 with some shooting, passing, and dribbling drills.
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  • Creating a Family Plan [Video]

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    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. 
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  • Dad Nights Out

    by: Matt Frey, Shorecrest Parent
    Shorecrest dads are invited to meet other dads at fun, monthly nights out.  All events will be at 7:30p unless otherwise stated.
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