The Shakerite

Debating Foreign Affairs in Montreal

Alexa Jankowsky and Ose Arheghan

November 6, 2014

Shaker takes on the world this week. Fifty members of the Model United Nations club will debate foreign affairs with more than 1,000 other students in Montreal Nov. 6-9. They will attend the Secondary Schools’ United Nations...

Homecoming Fest to Replace Homecoming Parade

Clara Medalie and Bridget Cook, Spotlight Editors

September 13, 2013

The annual Homecoming parade is officially a thing of the past. This past week, senior class council members and administrators have been working together on developing a new event to celebrate Homecoming. The result: Homecoming F...

Students and Staff Comment on Abercrombie Controversy

June 10, 2013

Recently, comments made by Abercrombie CEO Mike Jeffries resurfaced. These comments speak about how Jeffries does not want overweight or unattractive people to wear his brand’s clothing. People across America have been speaking...

Does Success After High School Come Without College?

Anna O'Connell, Spotlight Editor

March 26, 2013

Shaker students are expected to do one thing after completing high school: go to college. Few people question the belief that the fast track to success is through education. For most students, this is an accepted idea; they recognize...

Take Care, or Your Phone May Be Next

Clara Medalie, Campus and City Editor

January 15, 2013

Four months after the debut of Wi-Fi and the new Bring Your Own Device policy, thieves are having a field day stealing iPhones.  “It is happening too much,” said security chief Vic Ferrell, who took a desperate step out...

Ahrens Fills Gap in Student Council Leadership

Abigail Brindza, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2012

Student Council adviser Julia Rossi-Johnson resigned Aug. 30, and social studies teacher Amanda Ahrens took her place. Rossi, who began working in the district in 2007, did not respond to inquiries about her sudden resignation. Ahrens...

Teachers Tasked to Monitor Wireless Use

Alexandra Harris, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2012

The high school's wireless system is up and running, and the building's Bring Your Own Device policy calls for teachers to ensure students who are using their devices in class are using the district's network. Senior Annie...

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