The Shakerite

‘Rite Idea: Corrections and Clarifications

The Editorial Board

May 5, 2014

May 5, 2014 Correction: The Campus and City story "The Difficult Years," first published on pages 3-10 in the April 25 edition of The Shakerite, has been revised online to clarify middle school suspension data for the 2013-2014 school year. A total of 143 suspensions had been assign...

In the middle school's main hallway, 13 clocks supposedly show the times in cities on six different continents. On Feb. 6, seven of the 13 showed the wrong time. Five were off by one hour, two were off by three.

MYP Madness

February 8, 2014

State Report Card Shows Mixed Results, Struggling Middle School

Abby White, Campus and City Editor

August 22, 2013

UPDATE: Read the district's response to the new report card here. All Shaker Heights school buildings received a B in performance index on the new Ohio report card, released today at 11 a.m. on the Ohio Department of Education...

In First Policy Move, Hutchings Ends Social Promotion

Abby White, Campus and City Editor

August 21, 2013

Superintendent Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. announced that the school district will end its policy of social promotion at the middle school. The policy allows students to progress to the next grade even if they fail one or more ...

Middle School Provides Programs, Support Aimed to Close Achievement Gap

Sarah-Jane Lorenzo, Print Editor in Chief

May 8, 2013

While test scores and state rankings indicate the achievement gap is present throughout the district, data has consistently implied that it may be most prominent at the middle school. Of all eight Shaker schools, the middle...

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