Shorecrest Preparatory School Blog

Choosing Community at Shorecrest

Posted by Dr. Jean Spencer-Carnes on Aug 22, 2018 8:05:00 AM

Making a School Choice     

The sound of children working intently, their laughter on the playground, their happy voices in conversation at lunch, the sight of a teacher helping a student one on one: these are things we all think of, when we think of school. Finding a learning environment where your child is engaged in their studies and surrounded by supportive adults and peers is important to every parent.  Choosing among Tampa Bay’s myriad options can be overwhelming. According to PrivateSchoolReview.com, independent schools like Shorecrest Preparatory School, serve almost 20,000 students in Pinellas County.

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Topics: Indpendent Schools, Core Values, culture, st petersburg, pinellas, relocating, tampa bay, Inside Shorecrest, Private School, Rankings

Buying or Selling a Home in the St. Petersburg Market

Posted by Chris Ewing, Business Partner on Jan 2, 2017 8:00:00 AM

With its access to beautiful balmy weather, moderate cost of living, and access to great education options like Shorecrest, St. Petersburg is a growing market for relocating families. The real estate market has been steadily rising and many families who already reside in St. Pete are considering buying or selling a new home.

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Topics: st petersburg, relocating, Guest Bloggers

7 Ways to Make a Move Fun for Young Children

Posted by Kate Merritt on Jun 22, 2016 5:19:06 PM

When you think of summer, what do you envision? Long days by the pool? Family vacations? Summer camp? Backyard barbecues?

For many families around the country, summer means moving trucks. Each year, millions of people take advantage of the school break to move to a new place. As a military family, we're often a part of this yearly migration—we have moved with our young children three times in past five years! Whether you're moving down the street or to a new city, moving can cause anxiety for anyone, but it can be especially stressful for our children.  

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Topics: Summer, relocating

Top 10 Reasons for Families to Relocate to Tampa Bay

Posted by Raffi Darrow on May 18, 2016 4:17:51 PM

The Tampa Bay Area is one of Florida’s best kept secrets for families. There are so many great events and activities for parents and children throughout the entire year. When you call the Bay area home it’s hard to find a day when you can honestly say, ‘I’m bored’. We enjoy access to America’s best beaches, some of the most amazing aquariums, theme parks, zoos, and museums. The question isn’t ‘what should we do today?’ instead it’s ‘what should we do first?’ Here are our top 10 reasons to relocate to Tampa Bay:

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Topics: tampa bay, relocating