2019

  • Experiential School Announcements

    by Dr. Sherri Danyali, Director of The Experiential School of Tampa Bay
    Important announcements, updates and reminders for Experiential School Families
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  • New SAGE Dining Program Details & FAQs

    by Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing & Communications
    Our school community will enjoy dining together in the new Dining Rooms when we return from Spring Break 2019 on March 18. The new facility has dedicated space for Middle and Upper School student dining and for Lower School dining. Additional details and an FAQ are now available. 
     
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  • Hard Hat Tours

    by Tara Gaffney, SCA President
    Any interested parents/guardians are invited to join SCA for a hard hat tour of the Innovation Center and Community Commons on Monday, January 28 at noon. If you haven't had a tour since November or earlier, the building is evolving daily and you'll be WOWed by the latest progress! Contact Tara Gaffney at  tmlilly@yahoo.com if you'd like to join.
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  • International Connection, Feb. 6 *UPDATED*

    by Lisa Hahn, Committee Chair
    If you have an interest in international culture, please join us for an informal get-together after drop-off on Wednesday, Feb 6 in the JRT Lobby.
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  • Shorecrest Announces Historic Philanthropic Evening

    by Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    On Friday, January 11, a historic philanthropic evening for Shorecrest Preparatory School took place at Sea Salt in downtown St. Petersburg, FL. In one night, an event hosted by several Shorecrest families called “30 for 30” raised $1.2 million for the school’s Transform Campaign. Transform is the final puzzle piece to the Shorecrest campus: creating more than 60,000 square feet of new facilities and reimagining the lower campus to align with Shorecrest’s 2020 Vision & Strategic Plan.
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  • Toast and Tour, Feb. 28

    by Michael Gillis, Director of Advancement
    On Thursday, February 28, Shorecrest will be hosting two events in celebration of the nearing completion of the first floor of the new Innovation Center and Community Commons.
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  • Weiss Family Memorial

    by Michael Gillis, Director of Advancement
    Since the tragic loss of the Weiss family - Mitchell, Leslie, Hannah '16 and Ari '20 - last year, several families, with the support of Headmaster Mike Murphy, have worked to determine how best to honor the Weiss Family on the Shorecrest campus. After a year of careful thought and reflection, the group is proud to share with the community plans for the Weiss Family Stage.
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  • Moms Night Out, Jan. 23

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Join fellow Shorecrest moms for a community-building social on TRY WINE Bar, 1 Beach Dr SE #101, St. Pete. Open to moms of all grade levels.
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  • Grandparents & Special Friends Day, Jan. 25

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    This year marks our 35th Annual Grandparents & Special Friends Day! Students may invite a guest for breakfast, a performance, and to visit them in the classroom on Friday, January 25, 2019. This special day is for all Grades — Alpha through 12th Grade. It is noon dismissal for grades A-4.
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  • St. Pete STEAMfest, Jan. 26

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    You’re invited to a family-friendly, community-wide celebration of all things creative, inventive, imaginative and fun! Saturday, January 26, 2019. 10am – 2pm at Shorecrest Preparatory School.

    St. Pete STEAMfest is an annual event geared toward children in preschool through middle school. The event is free and open to the public. Learn more and RSVP here.
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  • Build & Sip: Adults-only Block Building, Jan. 31

    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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  • Flexible Tuition/Financial Aid Deadline Jan. 31

    by Admissions Office
    The financial aid application portal is open now, and all applications are due no later than January 31, 2019.
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  • HOW TO DONATE OLD TEXTBOOKS

    by Zuri Patel '20, Books Committee Head
    The Upper School Spanish Club is collecting used textbooks to sell online.Profits will be donated to a children’s village in Los Mina, Dominican Republic, through SOS Children’s Villages.
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  • MLK Day of Service - RSVP for Parade

    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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  • Spring 2019 Community-Inclusive Dining Program

    by Mike Murphy, Headmaster
    When we return to school after Spring Break 2019, our community will enjoy the benefits of our new Community-Inclusive Dining Program in the Dining Rooms in our new facility. Starting on March 18, 2019, SAGE Dining Services will offer our community their full-service, community-inclusive program, a major shift from the retail cafe-style program we use currently.
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  • Reggio Emilia Parent Workshop, March 19

    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. The next workshop will be March 19 at 8:30am in the SAC. Please RSVP to sdanyali@shorecrest.org.
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  • Interact Hosting Toiletry Drive

    by Taylor Emerson '19, Interact Club President
    Interact is hosting a toiletry drive starting Monday to collect travel-sized toiletries for the Ronald McDonald House. When new families arrive at RMH, they will be provided with these supplies. Please bring in any travel-sized toiletry items (toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, conditioner, soaps, lotion, etc.) by February 22. Collection boxes will be in Landy Hall, Upper School. 
     
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  • Join the Parent/Guardian SEED Group, Feb. 7

    by Roderick Avery Fludd, Director of Diversity & Inclusion
    SEED, The Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity Project on Inclusive Curriculum, will meet on February 7, 2019, 7-8:30pm in the Media Center/Library Classroom. A light dinner will be served. If you are interested in participating in any of this year’s Parent/Guardian SEED group introductory sessions, please complete this form by February 4, 2019.
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  • Relay For Life Fundraising Events

    by Jacqui Barnes '19, Head of Pre-Relay Events
    Join your fellow Chargers and their families and friends at the following events supporting the Relay For Life of Shorecrest, benefiting American Cancer Society.
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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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  • SCA Presents Adolescent Health Symposium with Dr. Jasmine Reese

    by SCA Board
    SCA Presents Adolescent Health Symposium with Dr. Jasmine Reese
    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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  • 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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  • Northeast Little League Registration

    by Northeast Little League
    Northeast Little League invites you to PLAY BALL! Registration is open at: www.NortheastLL.com.
    Standard Registration ends: January 28. Late Registration ends: February 17.
    All players who register will be placed on a team. Tryouts are held so players are assigned to the correct division.
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  • Big Event Tickets On Sale Now

    by SCA Big Event Committee
    The Big Event ~ Shorecrest in Wonderland
    Friday, March 1, 2019, at 7:00pm at the St. Petersburg Woman's Club.
    Tickets are now available online. Limited quanity available - order now! www.shorecrestbigevent.com. 
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