The Shakerite

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...

State of the Schools Marks Shaker’s Progress

Leo Izen, Staff Writer

April 8, 2013

Props to the district for what it has accomplished. Shaker has managed to continue to excel in academics while continuing the district’s financial stability. Superintendent Mark Freeman gave his final State of the Schools...

State of Shaker Schools Discussed at Yearly Speech

Clara Medalie, Campus and City Editor

March 26, 2013

“We’re doing pretty well,” Superintendent Mark Freeman said at his State of the Schools speech March 12. Approximately 50 people attended the speech, held in the Upper Cafeteria and reinstituted last year, according to...

BOE Announces Superintendent Candidates

Sarah-Jane Lorenzo, Editor in Chief

March 10, 2013

The Board of Education has named three candidates of diverse experience to replace Mark Freeman as district superintendent following his retirement at the end of this year. A review of the candidates' application materials...

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...

Board Asks for Public Input on Superintendent Search

John Vodrey, Staff Reporter

December 1, 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 or attending two public meetings...

Superintendent Search Moves Forward

John Vodrey and Maria Slovikovski, Staff Reporters

November 21, 2012

The Shaker Heights School Board held a special meeting regarding the superintendent search Nov. 19. Last week, the board chose the search firm Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates to conduct the search for a new superintendent....

Superintendent Freeman Will Step Down After This Year

Shane McKeon, Investigations Editor

September 4, 2012

After 25 years as superintendent of Shaker Heights Schools, Superintendent Mark Freeman announced today that he will step down after this school year. “It has been an honor to serve Shaker,” Freeman stated in a letter sent...

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