Upper School Announcements

Upper School News

List of 12 news stories.

  • Charger US Figure Skating Silver Medalist

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    In January, Shorecrest freshman Eric Heston '24 competed in the 2021 US Figure Skating Championship Series. He placed second in the country in his age group! His results qualified him for the 2021 National Development Team.
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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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  • Girls Volleyball Camp with Coach Courtney Draper

    by: Dominique Hamm, Director of Auxiliary Programs
    We are very fortunate to have this summer program run by Shorecrest Head Varsity Volleyball Coach Courtney Draper, who has over 20 years of NCAA College Coaching experience. Players will be divided by age and ability with everything from a beginners court to an advanced court. The varsity level players will have positional breakouts and the middle school courts will have an all skills development approach.
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  • Shorecrest Performing Arts Presents  “SOMETHING ROTTEN!” the Musical

    by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    The award-winning Shorecrest Performing Arts thespians are back in the Janet Root Theatre for the hilarious musical “Something Rotten!” Nominated for numerous Tony Awards including Best Musical, “Something Rotten!” will be performed April 21 - May 2, 2021, at Shorecrest Preparatory School.
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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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  • Service Week 2021 at Shorecrest

    by: 2021 Service Week Storytelling Group
    During Service Week, ninth, tenth and twelfth grade students at Shorecrest gave back to the community in ways they couldn’t recently, reinforcing empathetic and compassionate behavior.
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    by: Athletics Department
    Save the date for Cheerleading Tryouts! The team is open to girls rising into 6th grade through rising into 12th grade.
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  • Step into Summer: Virtual Camp Orientation

    by: Dominique Hamm, Director of Auxiliary Programs
    Get all of your questions answered about Summer at Shorecrest before camp starts. Select a date/time to join us on Zoom.
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  • 2021-2022 SCA Board Positions Open

    by: SCA Board
    If you have an interest in serving on the SCA Board for the next academic year, or know someone who would be a great fit, nominations and self-nominations are underway!
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  • Nominate a Volunteer of the Year

    by: Andi Mullins, 2020 Co-Volunteer of the Year
    Many wonderful people give their time, energy, and effort to Shorecrest each year. If you know of someone whose contributions have been outstanding, please NOMINATE that person for the Janet Root Volunteer of the Year Award.
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    by: Admissions Office
    Parent Ambassadors are often a family's first connection to the greater Shorecrest community and play a key role in welcoming our new families, answering questions about Shorecrest, and overall easing the transition to a new school. Are you interested in being a Parent Ambassador for the 2021-22 school year?
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  • Nike Volleyball Camps at Shorecrest

    by: Dominique Hamm, Director of Auxiliary Programs
    Join the fun and competition of Nike Volleyball Camps during Summer at Shorecrest!
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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.