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Journalism Organizations Praise Shakerite Coverage

Abby White, Campus and City Editor

October 17, 2013

The Shakerite broke the news of an alleged rape at the high school in September. Now, the Student Press Law Center and the Poynter Institute have published articles on their websites praising The Shakerite’s coverage of that in...

New Superintendent Throws Grand Convocation

Shane McKeon, Print Editor in Chief

August 19, 2013

New superintendent Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings Jr. has organized and will speak at a “celebratory convocation” for all 800 members of the district’s staff; the convocation will also feature a “surprise” guest speaker. The...

Freeman’s Farewell

John Vodrey, Campus and City Editor

June 6, 2013

Dr. Mark Freeman, Shaker Heights City School District’s 25-year superintendent, said he sometimes considers himself an “accidental superintendent.” Freeman, who joined the Woodbury Elementary School faculty in 1967 as...

Alexandria Colleagues Praise Hutchings’ Skill, Knowledge

John Vodrey, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2013

Conversations with colleagues of Shaker’s next superintendent, Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, revealed consistent opinions about his ability to tackle a challenge while remaining likeable. Gina Miller, president of the Educational...

Hutchings Set to Bring His Ideas to Shaker Classrooms

John Vodrey, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2013

Shaker’s next superintendent is committed to the district but maintains his goal of becoming America’s chief education officer. And don’t count on him to fold in the face of lake effect snow. The Shakerite exclusive...

Interview with Superintendent-Elect Hutchings

John Vodrey, David Shakno and Sarah-Jane Lorenzo, Staff Reporter, Multimedia Editor and Print Editor in Chief

April 30, 2013

The Shakerite exclusively interviewed Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, the next superintendent of the Shaker Heights City School District, via Skype April 23. Below are audio excerpts from the interview. Read the upcoming print edition ...

Shaker Residents Give Input on Superintendent Search

John Vodrey, Maria Slovikovski and Sam Mitro, Staff Reporters

December 24, 2012

Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates conducted their two public input meetings on what the Shaker School District should look for in a new superintendent last week.HYA is conducting a search for Shaker’s new superintendent. The...

Students React to Mark Freeman’s Career

John Vodrey, Sam Mitro, Maria Slovikovski, Staff Reporters

December 11, 2012

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...

BOE Seeks Public’s Views About New Superintendent

John Vodrey & Maria Slovikovski, Staff Reporters

December 11, 2012

The Shaker Heights Board of Education invited students and members of the community to share their opinions on the subject of the district’s next superintendent by completing an online survey and attending two public meetings...

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