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Left to right: sophomore Phoebe Pritchard, US Math Department Chair Jessica Thorn, sophomore Odeyah Rozin, senior Kara Marcin, sophomore Scout Brummett, senior Addie Oman, senior, Lily Dunn, sophmore Simi Damani, senior Noëlle de Wilde, and senior Libby Cenedella participate in a clean up of Mirror Lake in St. Pete, organized by the Interact Club. US Science Teacher Summer Slater.

Combating Climate Change: Shorecrest and Beyond

Cem Eralp November 16, 2023

     If global crises participated in a superlatives contest, climate change would win ‘the global crisis most likely to lead to an apocalypse.’ While ‘apocalypse’ tends to induce panic, don’t...

We’re Trash (at Recycling)

Sarah Kingsford November 16, 2023

     The first ever curbside recycling bin, “The Tree Saver,” was popularized by hippies in the 1970s. Now, recycling bins are commonly placed outside homes and facilities in order to reuse glass,...

Something New in Store

Layla Petrovich November 16, 2023

     Shorecrest’s Centennial has truly sparked change on campus. In light of a hundred years of the Charger community, Shorecrest opened its first School Store.       At the debut School...

Left to right: sophomore Luca Sandschafer, senior Luke Heckert, and sophomore Asher Walton cross the finish line hand in hand. All of them are members of the Varsity Boys Cross Country team. Sandschafer, Heckert, and Walton exemplify the spirit of togetherness and connectivity that the Shore to Shorecrest 5k aimed to promote.

The Centennial Shore to Shorecrest 5k

Annabella Rozin November 16, 2023

     Shorecrest’s homecoming weekend started bright and early this year, hours before the actual Homecoming Dance. On October 21, 2023, in celebration of the Centennial, the Shore to Shorecrest...

El Niño: Its Effects on the Tampa Bay Area this Winter

Maddox Matyas, Shorecrest Meteorology Club November 16, 2023

     “It’s Florida, it never gets cold,” they say. Well, it’s about to get cold. According to the NOAA, the El Niño pattern in the Pacific Ocean will bring exceptionally cooler temperatures...

A Special Olympics athlete lifts heavy during the ‘Powerlifting’ competition.

Special Olympics: Uplifting and Powerlifting

Alanys Requena November 16, 2023

     When Theresa Ross’s son was diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a child, she decided to dedicate much of her life to coaching at the Special Olympics. For Ross, it’s a passion. “To some of...

United States Supreme Court Building in Washington D.C.

Shorecrest Responds: The Reversal of Race-Based Affirmative Action

Reanna Hossain November 16, 2023

     In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to end race-based affirmative action in American universities on June 29, 2023. This decision raises significant questions about the future...

Shorecrest students and faculty (Left to right—back row: Jessica Thorn, Liam Booze, Bryce Bell, Cruz Cibran, Clark Mason, Leighton Williams, Gia Bessolo, Bella Furman, Emmie Harris, Michael Battle, front row: Candy Ran, Odeyah Rozin, Arden Katcha) at Benison Farms during the 2023 Service Week. Benison Farms is an organization associated with St. Augustine’s and the St. Thomas’ Church that promotes service and a diverse community to provide the St. Pete community with fresh produce. All week these students and faculty gardened, painted, and tended to the various plants and animals—including chickens! Freshman Emmie Harris said, “I loved volunteering at Benison Farms. Moving forward, I will now look at all of the food I eat and realize how much work was put into growing it and how much care and time and effort was put into farming all of the food that I’m given, and how some people aren’t fortunate enough to have this.” Photo via.

Spring Events!

Annabella Rozin April 26, 2023
Take a look at a few special moments from April!
The Shorecrest Community Responds to Brian Hawthorne’s Move

The Shorecrest Community Responds to Brian Hawthorne’s Move

Rachel Sembler, Annabella Rozin, and Sophia Smith April 26, 2023

     When Maintenance Technician Brian Hawthorne began working for Shorecrest, he found a friend in former Maintenance Technician Steven Lowe, whom he joined in dancing and waving goodbye to students...

Junior Sonoma Kasica as goalkeeper against St. Pete High on November 28th, 2022. The game was won 8-0 by the Shorecrest Girls Varsity soccer team. Photo via

Athlete Spotlight: Sonoma Kasica

April 26, 2023

     “An epic save by goalkeeper Sonoma Kasica!” These words boom through the crackling speakers of Haskell Field every November through February. Junior Sonoma Kasica is a star athlete and...

Insight into the Newest AP Class: AP African American Studies

Insight into the Newest AP Class: AP African American Studies

Bella Testa April 26, 2023

     Sophomore Sinai Dunbar came from a predominantly African-American school and, upon moving to Shorecrest, had to search for someone who looked like her. She took the initiative to create the...

Photo by Story Pennock.

Musician Spotlight: Sofi Rosales

Ethan Bekurs April 26, 2023

     On February 9th, a group of Shorecrest students, faculty, and family took their seats in the Janet Root Theatre to support Shorecrest junior Sofi Rosales. This concert grew from a string of...

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