The Shakerite

SLO Tests Wreak Unnecessary Havoc

Ella Shlonsky and Alexandra Harris

February 28, 2014

It has finally happened. The focus of school is no longer on the learning, but instead based on how well students can perform on a test. We knew it was inevitable with the long lasting Ohio Achievement Assessments, and the mont...

Players Need to be Fiscally Responsible

Ari Ross, Raiderzone Editor

November 5, 2012

You’d think $7.4 million could last many people a lifetime. For former NFL first-round draft pick Keith McCants, it lasted fewer than 15 years. McCants, a linebacker, signed a $7.4 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...

Due to Athletic Eligibility Requirements, a New Grading Policy Makes it the Quarter that Counts

Evan Dubail, Campus and City Editor

September 19, 2012

Students may be surprised to see an improvement in their grade following the end of each quarter this year. SHHS has adopted the Ohio High School Athletic Association quarterly grading policy due to athletic eligibility issues. In...

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...

Guess It May Be Plagiarism, Fashion Style

Elana Ross, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2012

lagiarism isn’t limited to research papers, it seems. Students know that an F awaits them if they don’t give credit to people whose ideas they use. Apparently, some members of the fashion industry were absent the day their t...

Letter-Writing May Be Old-Fashioned, But It’s Still Personal

Will Gyurgyik, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2011

Reaching into the mailbox, you grab the mail. You’re not expecting anything. But you still subtly hope for something interesting as you causally flip through the small pile. A few catalogs. Some business letters. A magazine....

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