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Principal's Message 5/20/22

  • Dear Shorecrest Students and Families,

    This weekend is closing weekend for SpongeBob SquarePants, The Musical. Our students have been performing to sold-out audiences and this past week, performed four special matinees for our elementary students. Our elementary students lost their minds with the sounds, the lights, the set decoration, and they LOVED every single moment of the show. The sheer JOY that was felt and shared in the theater was palpable. It feels like a big piece of our Shorecrest soul has been restored with the return of our theater program and it feels really, really good.  Thank you to all of you who support our student performers!

    Next week is the last full week of school for our Seniors. We have our Academic Awards celebration on Wednesday, May 25 and our final Music Concerts. Then, we move into Annual Day, Prom, Caen Laida, Graduation Rehearsals, Graduation… It goes by super fast! We are so excited to be able to return to having all of these rituals and celebrations this year. It has been such a loss to our community over these last two years to miss these events. Please, soak it all in and encourage your senior to participate to the fullest. I encourage all parents of Seniors to do all you can to “slow down” and mark every moment you can. 

    All AP and state testing is now completed and behind us. Classes are wrapping up final units of study. Please check Canvas to check on grades as we are coming down to some final, and hard, deadlines on when work must be completed and submitted. 

    3 more weeks till graduation!

    4 more weeks to the end of the school year for all other grades.

    We got this! Go Scots!

    Lisa González 




    Seniors gathered today for an important senior meeting about all the events happening in the upcoming dates as well as all the business that seniors need to take care of to graduate. Please review the Senior Class Meeting slides for details or if you missed it.

    Caen Laida is our big end-of-the-year assembly in which all students move forward and we celebrate achievements, retirements, and most importantly, bid farewell to our graduating seniors. We also have performances from some of our most talented members of the senior class and present prestigious awards. We are happy to announce that we are able to invite visitors to attend. It is 10:30-12:15 on Friday, June 10. Please check into the Main Office by 10:20 before going to the Gym and sitting in the visitor section (SE corner).

    SC Spikes is a volleyball tournament run by our volleyball team. Watch teams compete for a chance to take on the varsity SC volleyball team on Monday, May 23, in the SC Gym. Tickets are $3 with ASB / $5 without.

    Senior Academic Awards is in the Shorecrest Theater this Wednesday, May 25, at 7:00 PM. All are welcome to attend this special evening honoring the academic achievements of our senior students.

    Senior Reminders:

    Senior slideshow submissions deadline. Submit your top 5 photos from elementary school, middle school, and high school! We will accept more than five photos, as well as photos from families. Our goal is for all class of 2022 students to be in the slideshow; we need YOUR photos to do this! See Andrew Miner or senior senators with questions. Submit via Google Form by May 25 to: https://forms.gle/X1BvMeciz218h8kN7

    Mark your calendar for our Senior Farewell on June 2, during Highlander Home in the Theater. Seniors come together to celebrate each other’s accomplishments, hear speeches from their honored teachers and class advisors and watch the senior slideshow in its entirety together. You won’t want to miss it!

    Submit prom song suggestions to your senators by May 30.

    Caps, gowns and other graduation gear can be picked up at the ASB Window. It is not too late to order caps and gowns needed for graduation, here is a direct link to the cap and gown section of the Jostens.com website.

    Just a reminder to please check the Senior Letter for all important senior end of year info. 



    Register now for Shorecrest's NASA Night event on Thursday, June 2, from 6:30 - 8:30 PM! This event is free for all ages and open to the public. 

    Shorecrest Women in STEM Club presents NASA Night, an evening of engaging talks and an interview with former NASA astronaut Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger and UW Aeronautics and Astronautics Professor and Chair Dr. Kristi Morgansen. Learn about spacewalks, underwater missions, space systems, astronomy, and current space exploration. If you are interested in subjects like the upcoming Artemis I mission, aerodynamics, astronautics, astronomy, engineering, what it takes to be a professor, career development, or geology, this event is for you. We will have concessions and complementary NASA items and a special surprise will be in store for all attendees at the end! Space enthusiasts of all ages and genders are welcome, bring friends and family!

    Here is the link to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nasa-night-at-shorecrest-high-school-tickets-342223558877 

    The Scot Shoppe will be closed for the remainder of the year.

    New articles have been released on the Highland Piper site! Covering issues such as ASB election reforms, gender binary pronoun and bathroom access awareness, the SC parking lot jam, movie reviews, video interviews and of course, a new Billy the Bean comic installment, there is sure to be something for everyone! Read on! https://highlandpiper-sc.com/ Newspaper club meets in M187 every Friday at lunch. You can also submit articles without being a club member. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdUUZQmdw2vluviW1-691mcOcqwlZt-Z3vQ-Zxw7ASIULt9MQ/viewform

    Hey Scots! We are still looking for a School Board Representative from the Class of 2023 due to receiving no applications in the first round. We've streamlined the process and it is quite simple to apply. This ASB position is an amazing opportunity to change our school community for the better and make your voice heard in the halls of government while honestly representing the student body. Everyone is welcome for the May 24 info meeting during Lunch in room 139, Ms. Phillips' room. We hope to see you there.

    The Animal Welfare Club would happily accept your donations AND we will drop them off at PAWS. Items such as cat and kitten food, puppy and dog food (canned and dry), peanut butter, dog bones, cat scratchers, cat beds, blankets, leashes, cat litter, and many more items are needed! Check out the wishlist on the PAWs website for more needed items. You can leave your donations in the Shorecrest main office in the PAWS donation box. Thank you!

    Art Exposition 2022! A showcase of student artwork from the entire year!

    Art Expo will be running from May 31 – June 3 from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM, in the lobby of the Shorecrest Performing Arts Center and along the hallways leading to the Commons.

    There will be an Awards Showcase Evening on Friday, June 3 from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM in the lobby of the Performing Arts Center. Stay after the Awards Showcase Evening and enjoy Tattoo Coffeehouse at 7:00 PM in the Shorecrest Commons.

    The yearbook, titled Metamorphosis will be on sale for a limited time from May 1 - May 31. Full of student pictures, senior quotes and tributes along with a wide variety of coverage of clubs, events and all that students are doing inside and outside of classes, this year’s book documents the return to in person school and the metamorphosis that has taken place in students, staff and our school culture as it unfolded. The book usually sells out, so get your copy today! Please use the following link to purchase:https://wa-shoreline.intouchreceipting.com.  Contact Advisor Craig van den Bosch for any questions. craig.vandenbosch@k12.shorelineschools.org

    Please bring your donations for Care Club's book drive to the commons during lunch on Tuesday, May 24, or Thursday, May 26, to get a piece of candy in return! If you can't make it, please still continue to donate to the boxes outside of G106. We will be closing the drive on June 13. Thank you!



    The District currently defines a Volunteer as a person who is authorized to enter the school building or be on campus to perform a service for staff and/or students. Volunteers may be on campus on a recurring basis. We are pleased to announce that, effective as of March 11, 2022, the Shoreline School District will be moving to an electronic submission process for individuals interested in making application as a school Volunteer.

    As in the past, volunteer applicants will be required to provide the information and identification necessary to undergo a Washington State Patrol (WSP) background check. In addition, Volunteer applicants will also be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination.  The process has been set up in ParentSquare to support easy access for parents/staff. While the primary submission process will be electronic, we anticipate that there may still be some exceptional instances where Volunteer Applicants need to submit via paper.  In that event, Volunteer applicants may access and complete a hard copy of the updated WSP Volunteer Background Check Form at https://www.shorelineschools.org/Page/8424. Completed paper forms must be submitted along with the required ID and proof of vaccination to the school in which you are seeking Volunteer status.

    Please feel free to contact your resident school or Shoreline School District Human Resources (206-393-4224) if you have questions or need assistance.



    How to Arrange Early Dismissals
    If your student needs an early dismissal for an appointment or other such reason, please notify our attendance office in advance by emailing sc.attendance@shorelineschools.org. We would like to know of the early dismissal at least one day in advance so we can prepare a pass to give to the student. When you arrive to pick up your child without prior notice, please know it will take more time for us to locate your student (oftentimes PE classes are on the field or on a walk) and have them meet you.

    Visitors/Families on Campus
    Unfortunately we are still not permitted to have guests, volunteers, or visitors on campus. This includes our families. We hope this will change in the near future but for now, please help us by remaining in your car in the parking lot when you come to Shorecrest to pick up or drop off your student.

    Student Drop Off and Pick Up
    We need your help. With the increased number of students being dropped off or picked up at Shorecrest, we need families to use the North Parking Loop (behind the theater building) and to follow the directions on our signage. Please DO NOT turn left out of our parking lot as it will back up traffic for days. Please turn RIGHT only. Please watch for student pedestrians. Please go slow and drive safely. Please be patient.



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