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A class full of sophomores eagerly pays attention to US Science Teacher Dr. Carlie Saval. Photo by Braden Stone.

Shorecrest’s College-Crazed Sophomores

Braden Stone March 7, 2024

     While Shorecrest seniors are knee-deep in their own college processes, considering decisions and outcomes, let’s turn to the Sophomore Class. Shorecrest’s Class of 2026 is already anticipating...

Model ‘Twiggy’ painted behind one of the top two muralists in St. Pete, Chad Mizes, very first art gallery at the beginning of his career, Downtown St. Pete, Florida.

The Character Behind St. Pete’s Murals

Grace Manning March 7, 2024

   For years, St. Petersburg, Florida has been known for its murals scattered all around the city, adding a magical touch to the buildings and livelihood of the city. After interviewing the top two...

In the secluded Band Room, juniors Andrew Myint and Ethan Creadon strum out and drum out a community-time jam sesh for their band Very Real.

Feature Article: Very Real

Story Pennock March 7, 2024

     Drumstick beats trip over the music stands, ushering in the trappings of a song. Juniors Andrew Myint and Ethan Creadon play guitar and bass, respectively, switching things up while their lead...

Illustration of Hollywood actor and icon Timothee Chalamet. Chalamet recently starred as Willy Wonka in the hit movie, Wonka, a musical prequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Illustration by Harper Nelson-Wooley.

Is Wonka Actually Good, or is Timothee Chalamet Just Hot?

Phoebe Pritchard March 7, 2024

     Slack-jawed, awe-struck, eyes-peeled. I could be describing two groups of people: children in a candy shop and Timothee Chalamet fans watching him portray Willy Wonka. Chalamet’s fanbase mimics...

The Shorecrest junior varsity soccer team, chock-full of three-sport athletes, gets together for inspirational words from Coach Casey McDonough before their game versus Clearwater Central Catholic High School.  Photo by Ellen Hommeyer.

Triple-Threats: The Struggles of Shorecrest’s Three-Sport Athletes

Luke Lavoie March 7, 2024

     As the winter athletics season comes to a close and spring sports kick off, Shorecrest’s tri-sport athletes are under more pressure than ever, both academically and athletically. Constant homework...

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...

Art History Club Co-President junior Josilynn Hart wanders through the MFA galleries after a lecture on feminist artwork.

Museum of Fine Arts Lectures: Shorecrest Students’ Next Big Resume-Building Opportunity?

Story Pennock, Review November 16, 2023

     The Museum of Fine Arts looms over Beach Drive, beckoning the many passers-by to explore. Its seemingly impregnable walls cradle a “cascade of relics” from one-in-a-thousand ancient Greek treasures...

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...

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...

The vinyls at Daddy Cool Records in St. Pete are organized according to genre.

The Resurgence of Vinyl Records

Grace Manning November 16, 2023

    Record players: nostalgic, expensive, and regaining popularity? Among a resurgence of other vintage trends like baggy pants and turntables, vinyl has made a comeback. They are appearing at alarming...

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