I am pleased to announce that Kris Grant has accepted the position as Interim Head of Middle School. Kris, who currently serves as eighth Grade Dean and as a seventh and eighth grade Spanish teacher, is excited to continue the great work Jane Johnson and Jonathan Davis have initiated with the Middle School faculty and staff. Kris will begin her new duties on July 1.
For decades, Florida schools have participated in the Sunshine State Young Reader Award Books-Battle of the Books. This month, 25 fifth graders took the Battle of the Books Qualifying Test, and 14 students qualified for the 3 School Teams. The 2018 Shorecrest Battle of the Books was held in the JRT on Tuesday, April 17. Teams answered questions on 15 Sunshine State Young Reader Award books.
Shorecrest eighth grader Anna J's art was selected to be in the NOAA Marine Debris Program’s 2019 calendar, which will be available for download later this year. The calendars serve as reminders every day to be responsible stewards of the ocean.
Coming soon to Shorecrest, the Smash Hit "A Chorus Line" (high school edition) - Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 19, 20 & 21 at 7pm in the Janet Root Theatre. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students. Learn more about what it means to be an Upper School Thespian in a series of video clips of "A Chorus Line" cast members in Ebytes and on Shorecrest social media.
"A lot of work was necessary to smoothly run this year’s Relay For Life event by the co-leads Lexi Klein ‘18, Jordan Tralins ‘19, Olivia Olson ‘19, and the entire Committee. I can proudly say that this hard work paid off because we raised over $10,000 that night and $83,000 in total, reaching our goal! Shorecrest’s Relay For Life will make a real difference within the American Cancer Society and the lives of everyone who came to donate their time and money.”
A vote on SCA Officers will be taken at the Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast on May 9. If you are unable to come to the breakfast and would like to vote on the slate, ballots are available at the main administration reception desk (now located in the library).
Plan to join your fellow parents at the St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club on April 28th for the Little Event! Food, fun, entertainment and more! And of course - next year's one and only reserved Parking Spot for bid!
If you are interested in serving as a Parent Ambassador, please complete this form to indicate your interest. The Admissions Office will contact all interested parents about next steps. If you are interested in serving as a Parent Ambassador, learn more onWednesday, May 16 at 8:15am, in the SAC.
by: Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
The Booster Club and Charger Athletic Program have partnered with BSN Sports to offer the Shorecrest Sideline Store! This online store offers officially branded Shorecrest Charger apparel for athletes, students, parents, and all Charger fans. In the store, you’ll find brands you know and designs you’ll love. You can customize your gear with names, numbers, or relationships like Mom and Dad. There’s no minimum order, quick shipping directly to your preferred address and best of all, the proceeds help us support essential programs at Shorecrest.
Registration for summer camp is open online. There is a great variety of choices this year! In addition to new themes and activities in the summer day camp, there are more adventures for all ages, and camps for foreign language, STEAM, coding, dolls, chefs, animal lovers - even some for parents!