The Shakerite

Finding the Balance for ‘Overclubbers’

Marcia Brown and Shane McKeon, Investigations Editors

March 26, 2013

Applying to college? Join the club. Or join all of them. For students deeply entrenched in the ever-more competitive college application process, clubs are playing an increasingly important role in their efforts to set themselves...

Seeking Alternatives to Missing School

Sarah-Jane Lorenzo, Editor In Chief

October 5, 2012

Disciplinary actions for suspension-level offenses vary as schools attempt to find alternatives for taking students out of their classes. An article published in the University of Minnesota’s Institute on Community Integration...

After a Year on Ice, Dance Returns

Allie Harris, Campus and City Editor

February 27, 2012

Student Council worked for two years under the leadership of Social Committee Head Logan Davis to plan the Feb. 4. winter dance. Officially called the Snow Ball, the formal followed the concept of MORP, which is an inversion...

As crowd leaves game, fight erupts in North Gym lot

Shane McKeon and Andrew Murphy, Staff Reporters

December 13, 2011

Shaker Heights police responded to a fight in the North Gym parking lot Dec. 2 after the men’s basketball home opener against Toledo St. John’s. One minor and one adult were arrested. An incident report of the fight obtained...

Color War Spirit Day Escalates Class Rivalries

Alysse Eberhard, Marissa Miller and Rachel Shaw, Cover Story Editors

November 21, 2011

THE POSTERS READ “Juniority,” and with them, the latest battle in Shaker’s class war began. When students arrived at school Oct.14, they found the school decorated in green. It was a color war spirit day, and students...

Rite Idea: School Spirit Equals War

November 21, 2011

A little competition is healthy, but how much is too much? The compulsive need to be the best class is tearing us apart instead of unifying us. The spirit day that took place the Friday before Homecoming stirred up lots of...

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