Beginning Monday, October 1, the Shorecrest community has been celebrating Homecoming Week. The activities, friendly competition, and school spirit is full of much-anticipated traditions in Upper School. The full Alpha through 12th Grade school community gathered for a pep rally on Friday, October 5 in the Crisp Gym. The week culminates with the Homecoming football game on Friday evening, October 5.
by: Richard Rho, US Computer Studies & Robotics Teacher
Students in Richard Rho’s Intro to Engineering, Programming, and Design Principles class had a special lesson this week from Theater Manager Bradley Miller. Mr. Miller gave them a hands-on tour of the theatre workshop. They learned about table saws, circular saws, drills, and also a double bevel compound sliding miter saw.
The Shorecrest Chargers Varsity Football Team held off the visiting Out of Door Academy Thunder by a final score of 8-3 in Friday's SSAC Conference battle in front of a packed Homecoming house on Haskell Field. With the win, Shorecrest improves its record to 4-1 on the season, and secures an automatic playoff berth in the SSAC!
Congratulations to our six senior Varsity Volleyball Chargers who led their team to a 3-0 victory on Tuesday night vs. Admiral Farragut.
Up Next: Varsity volleyball is hosting St. Pete Catholic on Tuesday night at 6pm in the district quarterfinals. Per the FHSAA, the admission fee is $6 and must be paid by everyone for entrance to the game. Please come support your Chargers!
The Middle School Gold volleyball team ended their season this week with a record breaking undefeated season!
The Shorecrest Chargers Girls Basketball season begins on October 29. If you have a daughter in Middle School or Upper School, the team wants your help in building a new program. The Chargers will have at least one Middle School team, with the possibility of two teams based on need. There will also be a Varsity team. A mandatory meeting (and pizza night!) for all interested girls and their parents will be held on October 18 at 6:30pm in the Crisp Gym.
by: Dominique Craft, Dean of Curriculum and Instruction for the Experiential and Lower Schools
Are you curious about what Design Thinking is and how it relates to curriculum at Shorecrest? SCA sponsored a parent session about Design Thinking on Tuesday, October 16. A video of the presentation is forthcoming.
If you have an interest in international culture, please join us for an informal meeting after drop-off around 8:15am on Tuesday, November 6 at the Hahn’s home: 115 Cordova Blvd NE, to discuss how we can tap into the wealth of international knowledge that already exists within the Shorecrest community.
by: Roderick Avery Fludd, Director of Diversity & Inclusion
SEED, The Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity Project on Inclusive Curriculum, is the nation's largest peer-led leadership organization through which participants develop ways of understanding complex relations between self and systems with regard to race, class, gender, sexual orientation, physical ability/disability, and other lived cultural experiences. We invite you to see what this is all about in an introductory, welcome session.
In preparation for moving the library into the new building, Mrs. Smay can use some help organizing and weeding the book collection. Duties include pulling books from shelves, checking out books, boxing books, and lifting small boxes of books. No prior library experience needed!