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The Student News Site of Shorecrest Preparatory School

The Chronicle

The Student News Site of Shorecrest Preparatory School

The Chronicle

LEFT: Shorecrest SAGE employee Gita Figueroa poses for MMA. In the past two years, she participated in five fights. Photo by Robert Richards.
RIGHT: Gita Figueroa pridefully stands in front of the SAGE pre-made sandwich station. This is where she works and interacts with students during lunch. Photo by Gita Figueroa.

Beyond the Buffet

Braden Stone April 26, 2024

     Erin Baehman, food service director and chef with Shorecrest’s SAGE Dining Services, is one of the first and last people at school each day, dedicating that time to serving over 1200 students,...

A Tesla charges using one of the Shorecrest EV Chargers. The chargers will soon be open for public use after extensive construction during the 2023-2024 school year.

Shorecrest Chargers’ New Chargers

Cem Eralp April 26, 2024

      Driving with the radio on, blasting your favorite song, the wind blowing through your hair—then the window crank has to ruin the mood while you relentlessly attempt to turn it. Aren’t we...

Editorial: Prioritizing Gratitude

April 26, 2024

Dear Readers,      They say “familiarity breeds contempt”—this especially holds true at Shorecrest. When you’re in a certain environment for so long that it becomes all you know, you lose...

Shorecrest Charges into Scholarship Changes

Shorecrest Charges into Scholarship Changes

Kate Danielson April 26, 2024

     Following a joint decision between the Shorecrest administration and the Board of Trustees, Shorecrest will be phasing out its acceptance of state-funded scholarships for tuition. Students currently...

Upper School Health & Fitness Teacher Richard Cameron poses with one of his classroom plants, Beyoncé. He allows his students to name each one at the beginning of each school year.

Be-leafing in Yourself

Sierra Orlick April 26, 2024

     Minutes before the bell rings, students file into US Health & Fitness Teacher and Track Coach Richard Cameron’s classroom as he waters the plants placed methodically on top of a small bookshelf...

A vicious cat displays its fangs, prepared to attack another victim.

Hot Take from around the School: Cats Are Demonic

Olivia Martin April 26, 2024

     I’ve always had an itching hatred for commonly praised objects. I’ve always hated sushi. I’ve always hated Taylor Swift. I hate the beach. But most of all, I HATE cats. These vicious animals...

Remembering Graham

Remembering Graham

April 26, 2024

Home in a Person Written by Max Baschinsky        Few people can reflect on their 26 months of high school, littered with dozens of classes, and pick out just one favorite. But for me,...

Eighth-grader Riley Jaquish prepares to catch the ball and make a tag at third base. The softball team lost 12-7 on April 2nd to Bradenton Christian.

April 2024

April 26, 2024

More APs, Please!

More APs, Please!

Ana Verano April 26, 2024

     Students enter Upper School freshman year eager to expand their interests and learn new things. For many, that means trying out a myriad of AP classes. However, in the face of Shorecrest’s...

Where do the Foodies Hang in St. Pete?

Where do the Foodies Hang in St. Pete?

Odeyah Rozin April 26, 2024

     A recent poll of the Shorecrest Upper School shows that 88.2% of students often eat out at restaurants in St. Pete. According to the poll, the most popular restaurants are Noble Crust (5.4% of...

Sharing Stories: Lessons Gleaned from Holocaust Survivors

Annabella Rozin April 26, 2024

     When Board Chairman of the Florida Holocaust Museum Mike Igel spoke to the Shorecrest Upper School, he concluded with the message that the people sitting next to us might have stories as profound...

Guest speaker and Shorecrest parent Peter Baxter of Castleton Park LLC discussing risk assessment in a classroom of students. Photo by Cooper Register.

Career Day Returns to Shorecrest

Noah Jaffee April 26, 2024

     On Monday, April 8, 2024, a different kind of learning took place at Shorecrest for Upper School students—Career Day. A day filled with listening, networking, and inspiration, students left...

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