Upper School Announcements

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  • Start of School Forms Due August 5

    The plans and details outlined in PowerSchool are what we intend as of today, July 15. As an administration, we are ever-mindful of the events and circumstances outside of our control. We are watchful and aware and are prepared to make changes as appropriate to maintain the health and safety of our school community.
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Upper School News

List of 15 news stories.

  • St. Pete siblings create mask line to give back to the community

    by: JAYMI BUTLER, St. Pete Catalyst
    For lots of teenagers, summer vacation means sleeping late, bingeing Netflix shows and going to the beach. But this isn’t your average summer. And Ella Holland and Jaeden Geffon aren’t your average teenagers. The siblings recently launched MaskUP St. Pete, a nonprofit that makes and sells masks to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
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  • Flexible and Distance Learning Handbook, SAGE Plan

    by: Nancy L. Spencer, Head of School
    The Flexible and Distance Learning Handbook outlines our plans for Flexible Learning while school is in session on-campus, and our plans should we need to move to all-school Distance Learning. The Return to School Plan is updated starting on page 14 with detailed SAGE safety procedures.
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  • Start of School Forms Due August 5

    by: Nancy L. Spencer, Head of School
    The plans and details outlined in PowerSchool are what we intend as of today, July 15. As an administration, we are ever-mindful of the events and circumstances outside of our control. We are watchful and aware and are prepared to make changes as appropriate to maintain the health and safety of our school community.
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  • Summer Reading & Supply Lists *Updated 7/12/20*

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    SCA knows you're busy! We'll get your back-to-school supply shopping done for you (binders, folders, dry erase markers, index cards, etc...) Purchase online early to clear it off your list and get the best prices. Prices will go up on July 1, and SCA Supply sales close August 7.
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  • Health & Safety Update: July 1 , 2020

    by: Nancy L. Spencer, Head of School
    Balancing our goals of preserving community health and offering in-person, on-campus instruction for the 2020-2021 school year, Shorecrest will require all people, including students in grades K-12, to wear a mask while indoors on-campus. This policy is effective July 1.
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  • Summer Camps Close for 2020

    by: Mike Murphy, Headmaster
    The decision to cancel Summer Programs allows us time to strengthen our Return to School Plans and preserve our resources to ensure we may open as safely as possible when school resumes in-person, on-campus on August 19.
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  • Shorecrest Thespians Win Broadway Star of the Future Awards

    by: Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    Two Shorecrest Thespians have earned coveted Broadway of the Future awards for their roles in Shorecrest Preparatory School’s production of “The Crucible” - Eric Jacobson ‘21 and Evan Hoefer ‘21. Also being considered for the showcase performance are Eric, Evan and Shannon Wright ‘20.
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  • Summer Update from Chargers Athletics

    by: Anthony McCall, Athletic Director
    Chargers Athletics summer training/conditioning has been cleared by the FHSAA to begin on the Shorecrest campus on Monday, June 15. A required Summer Training Health form must be signed by the parent(s) of all student-athletes who will participate in summer training/conditioning. Tryout and season start dates for Cross Country, Swimming & Diving, Football, Volleyball, Golf, Sailing, and Cheerleading are posted. Access this information at shorecrest.org > Athletics > Teams & Schedules.
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  • Upper School Performing Arts Awards 2020

    by: Bill Leavengood '78, US Theatre Teacher
    Shorecrest's Upper School Performing Arts hosted a 2020 Awards Ceremony on Friday, May 22. This was a special time to honor many different achievements. We congratulate all of our thespians for their dedication during a school year with many canceled performances, and give special acknowledgment to those students who earned an award.
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  • Textbook Return Policy update from Follett

    by: Dr. Anna Baralt, Director of Educational Technology
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  • LESSONS IN LEADERSHIP: The Legacy of Headmaster Mike Murphy

    by: Paul Abercrombie
    Shorecrest wouldn’t look the same if not for soon-to-retire Headmaster Mike Murphy. Most of the campus as it exists today was built during his 15 years of leadership. Proud as Murphy is of the role he has played at Shorecrest - which he emphatically calls “supporting only” thanks to the leaders who came before him - he’s more gratified to have helped remake the school’s approach to education.
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  • Class of 2020 Drive-Through Diploma Distribution

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    On Sunday, May 17, 2020, Shorecrest Preparatory School held a Parade and Drive-Through Diploma Distribution for the 85-member Class of 2020 - the first class to receive their diplomas through "carline." Vehicles packed with emotional family members drove one-by-one around campus, past classmates, teachers, administrators, friends and Sparky.
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  • Support from TLC

    by: Mike Murphy, Headmaster
    www.shorecrest.org/health
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  • Design Thinking & Problem Solving in Spanish Class

    by: Alvin Irwin, Upper School Spanish Teacher
    Just prior to the start of Distance Learning, the Spanish IV Honors students embarked on a unit of study focused on 21st century inventions and technological advances. The project-based unit has afforded students the opportunity to research a current challenge in a part of the Spanish-speaking world and design a solution to the problem.
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  • Designing a Dream Home

    by: Ashley Dernbach, Upper School Math Teacher
    Ninth grade Geometry students completed a unit on area by creating their virtual "Dream Home" using the 3D design software Floorplanner. After submitting their final projects, classmates voted on their favorie house, their favorite room and their favorite backyard. 

     
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