The Shakerite

Retiring Teachers Fond of Their Shaker Years

Clara Medalie, Evan Dubail, Campus and City Editors

March 26, 2013

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...

Where the Money to Candidates Comes From

Clara Medalie, Campus and City Editor

November 5, 2012

Ever since the passage of Citizens United, a Supreme Court case in 2010, superPACS have been allowed to give unlimited amounts of money to endorse candidates. A political action committee is any organization in the United States...

Mandel and Brown Contend for Vital Seat

Clara Medalie, Campus and City Editor

November 5, 2012

Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown is running for re-election this year against Ohio Treasurer, Josh Mandel, a Republican. Widely regarded as the most important Senate race in the country, the outcome of this race will help determine...

New Parking Limitations for Students on Oval

Clara Medalie, Campus and City Editor

September 19, 2012

When school began, faculty and staff felt the loss of 35 parking spaces in the high school lots, and now, students are feeling it, too.  The turf field and track renovation prompted the Shaker Heights fire marshal to eliminate...

For Class of 2015 and Beyond, In-House Gym is not Required

Clara Medalie, Campus and City Editor

September 19, 2012

A new state mandate may make in-house physical education a thing of the past. High school policy now states that students are no longer required to take two semesters of in-house physical education and can now earn PE credit...

Remote Control Prank Caused Confusion

Clara Medalie, Campus and CIty Editor

May 30, 2012

  French teacher Eileen Willis arrived at school April 25 ready to teach a prepared lesson on her SMART board, but when she tried to turn on the classroom’s projector, her plans quickly fell apart. Willis couldn’t...

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