Upper School Announcements

Upper School News

List of 15 news stories.

  • 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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  • Summer Reading and Supply Lists

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • So Long, Farewell, Volunteer Paula Cooper

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    In June, the Shorecrest community will bid farewell to the Cooper-Nixon family. Paula Cooper, the matriarch of the family, has been a volunteer dynamo at Shorecrest from day one! Paula’s most lasting legacy at Shorecrest will most likely be establishing the International Connection group.
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  • Spotlight on Dr. David Fleece ‘83 and Dr. Adam Prawer '01

    by: Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    We salute our Shorecrest community members, Chargers Alumni and all those who serve in the medical and health care industry. Thank you for your dedication to the health and wellbeing of those in your care.
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  • Welcome Barry Bearden, New Director of PE and Varsity Basketball Coach

    by: Anthony McCall, Shorecrest Athletic Director
    Barry Bearden has been selected to lead the Shorecrest Physical Education Department and the boys’ basketball program as the varsity head coach. Coach Bearden, a native of Birmingham, Alabama, worked at The Altamont School in Birmingham for 15 years. As a former athlete, Coach Bearden was recruited as a football and basketball player.
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  • 2019-2020 Athletic Team Awards

    by: Athletic Department
    Athletic awards by team for the 2019-20 school year may be found here. Congratulations Chargers on your great seasons!
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  • Thank you for supporting the annual fund

    by: Advancement Department
    During these difficult times, we want to say thank you to our community for your continued support to the Shorecrest Annual Fund during the 2019-20 school year. Without these funds, we would not have been able to support our teachers, families and students—especially during this period of Distance Learning. 
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  • Welcome Blair Gil '07, Varsity Cheer Coach

    by: Athletics Department
    Shorecrest would like to welcome their new Varsity Cheer Coach, Blair Gil '07. In addition to being a 2007 graduate of Shorecrest, this past year Blair was the head coach of the Middle School Cheer Chargers. Prior to coaching at Shorecrest, Blair was the head Varsity Cheer coach at St. Pete Catholic for 4 years.
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  • Upper School 2020 Awards Ceremony, Valedictorian Named

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Shorecrest's Upper School hosted the 2020 Awards Ceremony on Friday, May 15, followed by the Athletics Awards and college athletics signing event over webinars during quarantine. This was a special time to honor many different achievements. We congratulate all of our students for their dedication during a tumultuous but successful school year and give special acknowledgment to those students who earned an award.
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  • Athletics Awards & College Commitments

    by: Raffi Darrow, Editor
    The Shorecrest Chargers Athletics Department hosted the 2020 Awards Ceremony on Friday, May 15 over Zoom during quarantine. This was a special time to honor many different achievements. We congratulate all of our Chargers student athletes for their dedication during a tumultuous but successful school year and give special acknowledgment to those students who earned an award.
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Shorecrest Preparatory School is a private, non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students preschool through high school, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.