Upper School Announcements

Upper School News

List of 17 news stories.

  • Shorecrest Magazine 2020-2021

    by: Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    Read the latest issue of Shorecrest Magazine, now available online!
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  • Summer Campus Access / Summer Hours 

    by: Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    June 1 - July 1 the Raymund Center and Haskell Library will be closed for renovations. The Main Visitor Check-in is in the Lower School Admin Office during the closure. Visitors may park in the lot along First Street. The Shorecrest Admissions Office is temporarily located in Charger Commons during the closure. 
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  • Drawing and Painting Summer Program

    by: Dominique Hamm, Director of Auxiliary Programs
    Students rising into grades 7-12 can join the beloved, talented Shorecrest Visual Arts Chair Charla Gaglio on campus this summer! Much of the impressive Upper School student artwork you may have seen around campus over the years was created by Charla’s students. She has a knack for developing a safe space and giving the right instruction to bring out the talent in her students. View some recent painting samples from Celebrate the Arts here, and drawing samples here.
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  • Essays in the Time of COVID: Acing the College Personal Statement

    by: Natalie Updike, Upper School English Teacher
    With volunteer and standardized testing opportunities limited for students due to COVID, one particular part of the college application process - the personal statement - will bear more weight toward helping college admissions committees see the fuller, impactful, and unique YOU that you are. This summer workshop will focus on helping you brainstorm, draft, and revise this important piece of writing to come away with a Common App Personal Statement. 
     
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  • Summer Weight Room Hours

    by: Athletics Department
    Read when the weight room will be open to students this summer.
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  • Summer Reading & Supply Lists for all Grades

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Are you tired of searching for the perfect "3-prong, plastic folder with pockets?" SCA can help! Let us shop for your child's school supplies this year. SCA will gather school supplies and have them ready and waiting in your child's classroom - saving you time and money.
    (NOTE: there are some supplies on each list SCA does not provide. Please read on and find the list for the grade your child(ren) will be entering.)
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  • Cían McCarthy ‘22 Performs, Awarded Scholarship at Broadway Star of the Future Awards

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    During the 2020-21 school year, the Shorecrest Performing Arts production of the musical "Something Rotten!" was reviewed as part of the Broadway Star of the Future program. Cían McCarthy ‘22 was nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Musical and represented Shorecrest in a performance at The Straz Center on May 29. He received the award for Best Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of William Shakespeare in the musical. He was also offered a $60,000 scholarship to AMDA.
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  • Summer Mental Health Resources for Children of all Ages

    by: Courtney Ellis '02, Upper School Counselor & AP Psychology Teacher
    Tap into the many supports available to help your students look after their mental health this summer.
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  • Commencement 2021

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    On Saturday, May 22, the 81-member Class of 2021 were the first at Shorecrest Preparatory School to receive their diplomas on the Charger Commons Greenspace. Among the graduating class were 7 students recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corp., 1 military appointment, 2 Presidential Scholar candidates, 3 NCAA committed student-athletes, many Thespians, at least 2 pilots and 4 sets of twins!
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  • Art Teacher Casey McDonough to be Featured in Tampa Exhibit

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    Upper School Art Teacher Casey McDonough will have his art featured this summer in the exhibit Skyway 20/21: A Contemporary Collaboration, June 14 – September 1, 2021, at the USF Contemporary Art Museum.
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  • Six Seniors Defend Their GSI Theses

    by: Kurt Wahlgren, Global Scholars Initiative Director
    During the last month of the 2020-2021 academic year, students and faculty gathered to participate in Global Scholars Initiative thesis defense presentations. After each presentation, the Q and A session transitioned into extended academic discussions that continued well past the standard dinner hour. These organic moments of scholarly inquiry are a testament to the students and faculty in GSI.
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  • Janet Root Volunteer Service Award

    by: Karen Quilty, 2019-20 Co-Janet Root Volunteer Service Award recipient and Alumni Parent
    Each spring, the Shorecrest Community Association chooses a winner of the Janet Root Volunteer Service Award. The award is presented by past winners of this prestigious award to a volunteer who has made an impact on campus for many years. This year, the winner was presented with her award and a gift at a surprise gathering attended by many past winners along with Nancy Spencer, Head of School.
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  • Meet the Class of 2021

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    A hub has been created on our website for members of the Class of 2021 as well as their friends and families: www.shorecrest.org/2021
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  • 2021-2022 SCA Board Announced

    by: SCA Nominating Committee
    The incoming SCA Board for the 2021-2022 school year will be Co-Presidents: Christy Stross and Kirsten Fisher; Co-Vice Presidents: Nidhi Patel and Marianne Ross; Treasurer: Christina LeBlanc; Co-Secretaries: Natalie Spada and Mandy Rutledge and Co-Volunteer Coordinators: Lauren Carlan and Kristi Aussner
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  • Fall 2021 Chargers Athletics Information

    by: Athletics Department
    Information is available for students rising into grades 6-12 interested in participating in Shorecrest Athletics in fall 2021.
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  • July 31 Deadline to Purchase Tuition Refund Plan Insurance

    by: Business Office
    TRP Insurance provides a 75% pro-rated refund upon a non-medical withdrawal, subject to conditions. July 31 is the deadline to purchase this plan for the 2021-2022 school year.
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  • When / Where to Find 2021-2022 School Year Info 

    by: Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    Summer Reading/Supply Lists will be published in the last Ebytes newsletter of the school year on Friday, May 28.
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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.