Upper School News

List of 14 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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  • Elizabeth Hodgson '18 and Lily Schneider '19 Earn People of Distinction Humanitarian Awards

    by: Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing & Communications
    Friday, April 13, Shorecrest students Elizabeth Hodgson '18 and Lily Schneider '19 each received People of Distinction Humanitarian Awards for their work with the Kind Mouse, a local non-profit that helps to feed chronically hungry children in the St. Petersburg area. The Shorecrest students were two of the 21 honorees from all over the country recognized at the awards presentation at First Unity Spiritual Campus.
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  • Julianna Wright '18 Wins State Rowing Championship

    by: Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing & Communications
    Julianna Wright '18 placed 1st in the Florida Scholastic Rowing Association Sculling State Championships. She raced in the lightweight women's single category and placed 1st with a time of 6:29 in qualifying heats. She went on to win the grand final with a time of 6:24, earning her the State Championship Title.
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  • Shorecrest Presidential Scholar Nominees Advance as Semifinalists

    by: Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    Shorecrest seniors Mitchell Greene '18 and Hunter Holland '18 have advanced as Semifinalists in the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Scholars are selected on the basis of superior academic and artistic achievements, leadership qualities, strong character and involvement in community and school activities. Of the 6,000 nominees, only 10% move on to semifinalist status. Presidential Scholars will be named on or around May 8th.
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  • Spring Concert, April 25

    by: Ethan Updike, Band Director
    Come one, come all, to the 2018 Spring Concert featuring students from the Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools. Wednesday, April 25th, 1pm and 7pm in the Janet Root Theatre.
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  • A Chorus Line - through Saturday! [videos, photos]

    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 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.
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  • Relay For Life 2018 at Shorecrest Recap

    by: Alexandra Hairston ‘19
    "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.”
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  • SCA Board Nominations

    by: SCA Board
    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).
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  • Learn more about Spring Football, Starts Apr 23

    by: Athletics Department
    MS and Varsity spring football practice begin on April 23. (There is no school that day.) All athletes must have appropriate athletic forms on file.
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  • Coming Soon: The Little Event, April 28

    by: Caroline Leies & Alicia Warburton
    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!
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  • Parent Ambassador Info Session, May 16

    by: Admissions Department
    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 on Wednesday, May 16 at 8:15am, in the SAC.
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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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  • Summer Camps: STEAM, Cooking, Busch Gardens, Glass Blowing & more!

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    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!
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  • Don Paige, New Head of Upper School

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    After an extensive national search, Don Paige, the Assistant Head of Upper School and Academic Dean, was announced as the new Head of Upper School starting July 2018. The announcement was received by Upper School students with a standing ovation.
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