The Shakerite

Woodbury Elementary Provides Many Gap-Closing Programs

Leo Izen, Copy Editor

May 28, 2013

Filed under ACHIEVEMENT, INVESTIGATIONS

At Woodbury Elementary School, approaches to alleviating the achievement gap range from technological programs to team-taught classes. Sixth-grade teacher Ruth Heide mentioned a variety of programs applied at Woodbury. According...

Middle School Provides Programs, Support Aimed to Close Achievement Gap

Sarah-Jane Lorenzo, Print Editor in Chief

May 8, 2013

Filed under ACHIEVEMENT, INVESTIGATIONS

While test scores and state rankings indicate the achievement gap is present throughout the district, data has consistently implied that it may be most prominent at the middle school. Of all eight Shaker schools, the middle...

Students Express Opinions on Achievement Gap

David Shakno, Liz Jacob, Ari Ross, Multimedia Editor, Web Editor in Chief, Raiderzone Editor

May 7, 2013

Filed under ACHIEVEMENT, AUDIO, FEATURED MULTIMEDIA, SPOTLIGHT

The Shakerite spoke with several students on their opinions of the achievement gap. We've compiled answers from seniors Ale Bliss, Jack Nemeth and Faride Bustamante as well as SGORR advisor Halle Bauer below: Question: Do you b...

BOE Announces Superintendent Candidates

Sarah-Jane Lorenzo, Editor in Chief

March 10, 2013

Filed under CAMPUS & CITY

The Board of Education has named three candidates of diverse experience to replace Mark Freeman as district superintendent following his retirement at the end of this year. A review of the candidates' application materials...

Clawson and Harris to Join School Board

Sarah-Jane Lorenzo, Campus and City Editor

November 21, 2011

Filed under CAMPUS & CITY

Bill Clawson and Rueben Harris will join the Shaker Heights School Board come January 2012, as Shaker voters decided Nov. 8. When all precincts had reported, Clawson had 6,341 votes, while Harris, with 4,588 votes, pulled ahead...

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