The Shakerite

Toys, a 2-year-old pit bull mix and Cleveland City Kennel’s longest resident, carries a tennis ball while on a walk with a volunteer.

Pitting Shaker v. Pit Bull Owners

Yasmine Kayali and Audie Lorenzo
January 20, 2016
Tony Cuda welcomes students into class prior to the tardy bell. Teachers are instructed to shut their doors to late students after the bell sounds.

Tardy Policy Changes School Dynamic

Grace Lougheed and Yasmine Kayali
November 12, 2015
As threats of violence made by an anonymous Instagram user circulated among students, Interim Principal James Reed III made a P.A. announcement at 8:47 a.m. instructing staff to check email. The email message stated that the threat was being investigated but did not instruct teachers whether or how to communicate with students.

More than 600 students left the building in the next few hours. The student who allegedly made the threats was later arrested and at 9:45 p.m., 

Superintendent Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. posted news of the arrest to shaker.org.

Communication Gaps Revealed in Light of Violent Threats

Grace Lougheed and Yasmine Kayali
November 12, 2015
Students take online classes in the new Innovative Center for Personalized Learning and Family Engagement in the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Building as an alternative to a traditional learning environment.

Online Learning Center Helps Students Grow

Sara Mesiano, Campus and City Editor
March 28, 2015
The Sept. 30 Family Engagement Series expanded communication between the administration and the community, one of the Strategic Plan's goals. The presentation included an open question and answer sesion and presentations about new testing requirements and the core curriculum.

Strategic Plan Lays a 5-Year Roadmap

Sara Mesiano, Campus and City Editor
November 12, 2014
Math teacher Tom Anderson helps senior Brandon Draper during conferences Sept. 11.

Conference Sign-Ins Discourage Dishonesty

Sara Mesiano, Campus and City Editor
September 11, 2014

Changing Requirements, Tight Schedules Challenge Shaker’s Elective Enrollment

Sara Mesiano, Campus and City Editor
June 10, 2014

Students Offer Their Views on Superintendent Candidates

Sarah-Jane Lorenzo, Editor in Chief
March 26, 2013

Retiring Teachers Fond of Their Shaker Years

Clara Medalie, Evan Dubail, Campus and City Editors
March 26, 2013

Students React to Mark Freeman’s Career

John Vodrey, Sam Mitro, Maria Slovikovski, Staff Reporters
December 11, 2012

Internet Safety Talk Enforced This Year For Freshmen

Carter Parry, Staff Reporter
October 5, 2012

Students Leave IB For a Range of Reasons

Leo Izen, Staff Reporter
October 5, 2012
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