Shorecrest Preparatory School Blog

An Important Day Indeed: Neha Reddy

Posted by Neha Reddy on May 24, 2017 12:28:10 PM

When the 76 members of the Class of 2017, along with their families and friends, gathered for Baccalaureate on Saturday, May 13, 2017, Neha Reddy was voted by her peers to share a personal reflection. A classical Indian dancer and pianist, Neha volunteered at St. Anthony's Hospital, co-captained a Relay For Life team and was a member of 4 Honor Societies. She started Shorecrest before kindergarten.

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Topics: Class of 2017

Never Stop Experiencing: Matt Lovesky

Posted by Matt Lovesky on May 23, 2017 4:31:01 PM

When the 76 members of the Class of 2017, along with their families and friends, gathered for Baccalaureate on Saturday, May 13, 2017, Matt Lovesky was voted by his peers to share a personal reflection. Matt attended Shorecrest since fourth grade. You may recognize him as Raoul from "Phantom of the Opera", Prince Charming from "Into the Woods" or Marius the suitor of Cosette in "Les Misérables."

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Topics: Class of 2017

The Adventure Begins: Shannon Haskell

Posted by Shannon Haskell on May 22, 2017 4:24:37 PM

The Shorecrest community has watched Shannon Haskell grow up on the stage of the Janet Root Theatre - from her early days in "Oliver" and "Annie" to her riveting final Upper School thespian performance as Fantine in "Les Misérables." When the 76 members of the Class of 2017, along with their families and friends, gathered for Baccalaureate on Saturday, May 13, 2017, the room was welcomed by Shannon. Shannon's family has strong ties to the history of the school, and she is a Lifer - having attended Shorecrest since age 3.

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Topics: Class of 2017

Outdoor Play and Summer Opportunities

Posted by Mike Murphy on May 10, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Unlike many children today, I was reared in a time and place where my parents expected us to be out the door as soon as breakfast was over, maybe return for lunch, then back outside. We'd usually leave with the warning to be on time for dinner ending with the words, "Be in by dark."

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Topics: Summer, play

The Importance of Outdoor Play

Posted by Betty Gootson on May 3, 2017 8:00:00 AM

A few weeks ago, Shorecrest proudly announced that The Experiential School of Tampa Bay has achieved recognition as a certified outdoor classroom by Nature Explore, one of only 13 such schools in the state of Florida. Attaining this certification was the result of two years of work by the faculty. These efforts were undertaken because we recognize the benefits to our students of having a quality outdoor environment in which to play and explore.

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Topics: Preschool