Upper School News

List of 17 news stories.

  • Upper School Announcements

    by: Tom Dillow, Head of Upper School
    Announcements from and updates to Tom Dillow's weekly parent email.
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  • Construction Coming Soon [video]

    by: Michael Gillis, Director of Advancement
    Construction will commence on May 28 to raze the outdated buildings on our lower campus, raise the ground by four feet, and build a 60,000 square foot facility that will house the Experiential School, Lower School special subjects, all-school libraries and innovation labs, a new state-of-the-art Dining Hall, and more. The project will also create more than an acre of greenspace, including interesting play areas, and allow for students of all ages to convene together and connect across our PK-12 campus.
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  • Middle School Variety Show, Feb. 23

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Let Middle School entertain you in our 11th Annual Middle School Variety Show! This is a great chance to peek at the acts of Jr. Thespian Troupe 88197. Join us Friday night, Feb 23 in the Janet Root Theatre at 7pm.
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  • Junior GPS, Feb 27

    by: Bonni Klement, Associate Director of College Counseling
    The College Counseling Team has designed an entire day just for juniors! Over the course of this interactive day, juniors will learn about the ins and outs of the college process including: college essays, resumes, college visits, and interviews
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  • St. Pete student's project removes invasive species from school [video]

    by: Walter Allen, FOX 13 News
    Walker Willis '19 was tasked with a science project when he was in eighth grade, and ended up removing Australian Pines. His Middle School project turned into an Eagle Scout project. Then, into something that his fellow classmates and future students at Shorecrest Preparatory School.
    "It generated the best memories and made me appreciate what I have," Willis said. "It gave me experiences that I could never wish for."
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  • A Chorus Line, April 19-21 [video]

    by: Upper School Arts Department
    Coming soon to Shorecrest, the Smash Hit "A Chorus Line" (high school edition) - Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 19, 20 & 21 at the Janet Root Theatre. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students. (Faculty and Staff receive one complimentary ticket.) All performances are at 7pm. Over the next few weeks, 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.
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  • Shorecrest Sideline Store Open for Business!

    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.
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  • Fifth Graders Help Haiti, You Can Too!

    by: Tedra Tatelbaum, Fifth Grade English Teacher
    Haiti is the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere and one of our North American neighbors in dire need. After suffering through a devastating earthquake in 2010, and most recently Hurricanes Matthew and Irma, Shorecrest has once again asked to collaborate with Youth Partners With Haiti to help the Haitians. We ask that you do NOT purchase items, rather search your homes, closets and garages WITH your child(ren) and donate gently used items (except for the Personal Hygiene items). Have discussions with your child(ren) about the importance of helping others and becoming better global citizens.
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  • Nominate for Janet Root Volunteer of the Year Award

    by: Lindsey Lamb, SCA President
    Many wonderful people give their time, energy, and effort to Shorecrest each year! If you know of someone whose contributions have been outstanding, please nominate that person for the 2018 Janet Root Volunteer of the Year Award. Nomination forms are due by April 9.
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  • Upcoming Relay For Life Events

    by: Relay Leadership Team
    Coming up:
    • Relay Week at Beach Snoballs, 2/25 - 3/3
    • Relay Night at Chipotle 3/13
    • Relay Car Wash 3/31
    • Relay For Life 4/6
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  • CHARGER WINNINGS now Online!

    Charger Winnings are an online auction of events, sign-up parties, and special experiences for students hosted by faculty and staff at Shorecrest! Charger Winnings also include some parent parties hosted by community members. All proceeds benefit the Shorecrest Community Association (SCA).
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  • Clothing Drive for Lakota Sioux people

    by: Ron Heller, Ninth Grade History teacher
    In an effort to further support the Lakota tribe on the Service Week trip, the Chargers registered for the trip would like to make the following request:
    If you are beginning spring cleaning of your closets and come across gently used clothing for all ages, please bring them to the US lobby bins set up below Ms. Morlando's desk. They will be collecting through February 28th. Thank you in advance for your generosity.
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  • Now Collecting Used Books

    by: SCA Board
    Time to clean out those bookshelves! Please consider donating any used childrens' books you have to SCA's Oldie Goldie Book sale. You can send books in with your child or drop them off at the drop bins located in your child’s classroom areas and front office.
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  • Save the date for The Little Event, April 28

    by: Caroline Leies & Alicia Warburton
    Every-other-year SCA hosts a formal fundraiser for Shorecrest called The Big Event. Because this is an off-year, we're taking things down a notch with a Little Event.

    Plan to join your fellow parents at the St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club on April 28th. More details to come!

    To be part of the planning team, contact Alicia Warburton at alicia@hollandandrightmyer.com.
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  • Save the Date: 23rd Annual Golf Tournament - 4/14

    by: Debe Shenkman, Advancement Coordinator
    Mark your calendars for Shorecrest's 23rd Annual Golf Tournament! Please join us on April 14, 2018 at Feather Sound Country Club. Check-in opens at 11:30am, shotgun start at 1pm, followed by dinner and awards at 5pm.
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  • The ABCs of Self Defense

    by: Kathy Marlor Kozlowski
    Join us Saturday, April 28, 10am - 12:30pm, for an empowering self-defense class where you'll apply what you learn as you learn, through role playing and drills. This is the perfect training for young adults moving away from home or off to college.
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  • 5 Shorecrest Seniors Advance to National Merit Finalists

    by: Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    Shorecrest seniors Charity Chen, Mitchell Greene, Hunter Holland, Kyle Mullins and Sylvia Smith have been named National Merit Finalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. All five students were named National Merit Semifinalists and have advanced to the next round of competition.
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