The Shakerite

Sumerak Brings Puppetry, Tech to Theatre Department

Abby White, Campus and City Editor

August 26, 2013

Taking over as chairman of the Theatre Arts Department, Scott Sumerak had a “busy, very busy” first day. “Trying to find out where everything is, meet new students and get ready with the new program” kept Sumerak so...

McBurney Expands Students’ Horizons

Erica Seman, Spotlight Editor

February 27, 2012

Inspiration is Christine McBurney’s business. Students who find themselves in classes with the Theatre Arts Department chairwoman are inspired by both their teacher and the filmmakers and writers she brings to the high school....

With 110 Students Collaborating, Fall Musical Proves Wonderfully Entertaining

Kathleen Kalafatis and Sarah-Jane Lorenzo, Spotlight Editors

December 13, 2011

The Theatre Department’s production of “Wonderful Town” provided constant entertainment Nov. 30. The lighthearted play details the story of Eileen and Ruth Sherwood (Hannah McCandless and Zoe Davidson), two sisters who...

Post Basketball Game, Fight Spurs Chaotic Scene

Rachel Shaw, Cover Story Editor

December 13, 2011

­­The basketball home opener – a one-point win for Shaker -- culminated in a parking-lot fight and two arrests. To top it off, LeBron James was not in attendance, despite rumors that he would be. Assistant Principal Eric...

SB5 Gone, Fears Remain

Sarah-Jane Lorenzo, Campus and City Editor

November 21, 2011

Senate Bill 5, a bill that would have restricted union rights and affect public employees, met firm defeat at polls across Ohio on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Although the bill itself will never take effect, it leaves many teachers with...

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