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Changing Requirements, Tight Schedules Challenge Shaker’s Elective Enrollment

Sara Mesiano, Campus and City Editor

June 10, 2014

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How much lower can elective enrollment go? That was the question school officials asked when they sat down to look into the high school’s diverse elective coursesand their enrollments. Class sizes in electives vary, with...

Students Offer Their Views on Superintendent Candidates

Sarah-Jane Lorenzo, Editor in Chief

March 26, 2013

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Although not members of a professional search firm, students who met with the three final candidates for superintendent offered plenty of frank assessments. In large public meetings March 13-15, community members had a chance...

Retiring Teachers Fond of Their Shaker Years

Clara Medalie, Evan Dubail, Campus and City Editors

March 26, 2013

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Charles Longo: Former Shaker student enjoyed classroom Social Studies Department Chair Charles Longo had quite the Shaker experience. Longo has taught in Shaker for 34 years, was head baseball coach for 19 years and attend...

Students React to Mark Freeman’s Career

John Vodrey, Sam Mitro, Maria Slovikovski, Staff Reporters

December 11, 2012

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When the 2012-2013 schools year ends, so will 24 years of Shaker School District’s guidance under Superintendent Mark Freeman. Many Shaker students know Freeman for his record when it comes to cancelling school. “In all...

Internet Safety Talk Enforced This Year For Freshmen

Carter Parry, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2012

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Freshmen are required by law to hear an Internet safety talk given by librarians during library orientation this year because of the district’s installation of Wi-Fi service. The talk covers basic web safety, such as the...

Students Leave IB For a Range of Reasons

Leo Izen, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2012

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Of the 22 juniors in the IB program last year, 15 remain enrolled as seniors. IB Coordinator and social studies teacher Tim Mitchell said the program expects numbers to change like this, and that the changes are not a problem....

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