Upper School Announcements

Upper School News

List of 16 news stories.

  • Two Shorecrest Seniors Recognized as National Merit Semifinalists

    by: Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    Shorecrest seniors Christian Bepler '22 and Emily Forney '22 have been named 2022 National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The two Shorecrest seniors earned their semifinalist status with their exceptional scores on the 2020 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Semifinalists, representing less than 1% of U.S. high school seniors, include the highest-scoring entrants in each state.
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  • Contributing Chargers: The Peck Family

    by: Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    Since joining the community in 2002, Lisa Peck - Upper School science teacher, alumni parent and Shorecrest grandparent - has created a lasting legacy at Shorecrest. In 2016, Mrs. Peck and her husband John were instrumental in establishing Medical Sciences as a signature Upper School program at Shorecrest. In honor of the Peck family's dedication to the program, The Center for Medical Sciences has been renamed the Peck Center for Medical Sciences.
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  • Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Paul Pagano Visits Pre-Med Club

    by: Jaina Swann '22
    Dr. Pagano, an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in spinal diseases/deformities at All Florida Orthopaedic - and Shorecrest parent - came and spoke to the Shorecrest Upper School Pre-Med Club members.
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  • Students Imagine the Worst Apocalypse

    by: Natalie Updike, Upper School English Teacher
    Seniors in Dystopian Literature Honors English class enjoyed presenting their idea of the worst apocalypse.
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  • Tampa Bay's Virtual HBCU College Fair This Week

    by: Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Suncoast Chapter
    Now in its fifth year, Jack and Jill and its partners host the Tampa Bay Area's only HBCU College Fair. During the virtual college fair, attendees will have the opportunity to speak to alumni and admissions reps from colleges and universities, as well as to talk with dedicated experts about general college-related topics including the college admissions process, financial aid, scholarships, Greek life, and more.
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  • Updated US Schedule

    by: Erich Schneider, Interim Head of Upper School
    Some minor adjustments to the Upper School daily schedule will go into effect on Monday, September 20.
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  • Chargers Varsity Football vs. Riverside Christian

    by: Coach McCall
    Chargers Varsity Football vs. Riverside Christian: 28-18 Win
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  • Cross Country at the Green Devil Invitational

    by: Coach Raab
    The Varsity Girls came in 4th place. The Varsity and JV Boys both finished in 3rd place. 
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  • The past week in Chargers Volleyball

    by: Coach Draper
    Chargers JV Volleyball vs. St Pete High: 1-2 (20-25, 25-20, 15-6)
    Chargers JV Volleyball vs. Keswick Christian: 2-0
    Chargers JV Volleyball vs. Northside Christian: 0-2 Loss
    Chargers Varsity Volleyball vs. Pinellas Park: 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-22)
    Chargers Varsity Volleyball vs. Keswick Christian: 0-3
    Chargers Varsity Volleyball vs. Northside Christian: 2-3
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  • SAGA Family Fun Day, Sept 25

    by: Roderick Avery Fludd, Director of Diversity and Inclusion
    All members of the Shorecrest community are invited to join Latinos en Shorecrest on September 25, 10am - 2pm for an outdoor family fun day on campus to recognize and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. The September 25th event is the first of a number of SAGA events this school year, each one hosted by a different affinity group on campus. All members of the Shorecrest community are welcome at all SAGA events.
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  • Dad's Night Out, Sept 30

    by: SPS Parents Patrick Lamb, Frank Casano and Matt Frey
    Our first Dad's Night Out of the year will be held Thursday, September 30, at Three Birds Tavern on the outdoor patio at 7:30pm. 
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  • International Connections Coffee, Oct. 7

    by: Susi Bean, International Connections Chair
    The Shorecrest community is invited to join the first meeting of the International Connections Group (IC) to start the 2021-2022 school year! Please join us on Thursday, October 7 at 8:30am in the Charger Commons Dining Room.
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  • Volunteer Opportunities with SCA

    by: SCA Board
    SCA volunteers lead and support many committees with various functions on campus. Find a list of SCA Committees and contacts and the best volunteering fit for you - go to www.shorecrest.org/SCA.
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  • Standardized Testing Accommodations

    by: Ron Heller, Upper School Accommodations Coordinator
    As testing season approaches, parents of students with learning differences should be aware that it may be necessary to apply for accommodations with the College Board and the ACT in anticipation of standardized testing.
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  • October Virtual Book Club: Start Reading Now!

    by: Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    Parents/guardians and alumni are invited to the next Shorecrest virtual book club on Tuesday, October 26 at 7:30pm. Discussion will be of the book "Pachinko" by Min Jin Lee.
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  • Community Information Dashboard 

    by: Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    Shorecrest maintains a Community Information Dashboard in PowerSchool that includes COVID cases, Flexible Learning enrollment, and numbers of students in quarantine. 
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