The Shakerite

District Undertakes Security Review in Wake of Lomond Incident

John Vodrey, Web Managing Editor

March 19, 2015

In his Feb. 24 email to Lomond Elementary School parents and staff informing them of the district’s decision to place kindergarten teacher Cathleen Grieshop on administrative assignment for the remainder of the school year,...

‘Rite Idea: District Let Down Lomond Students

The Editorial Board

March 4, 2015

The district's mishandling of a Jan. 9 incident at Lomond Elementary School came to a disappointing end last week. Superintendent Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. sent an email to Lomond parents and faculty Feb. 24 informing them...

New Policy Mandates Security Guards Stand All Day

Marcia Brown, Managing Editor

December 16, 2013

For the Royal Guard who protect England’s monarchy, standing for two hours per shift is standard. For Shaker Heights High School security guards, standing all day with two 15-minute breaks and a 30-minute lunch is the new ...

Arming Teachers Will not Stop Gun Violence

January 15, 2013

  In light of the recent shootings in Newtown, CT, the nation is abuzz with discussions regarding gun laws and limitations. But rather than eliminating guns, or restricting gun ownership, Tennessee State Sen. Frank Nicely...

The Problem With Purposeless Policy

February 27, 2012

­­Students complain constantly that the administration and security enforce policies that “serve no purpose.” Apparently we refuse to acknowledge that we are a large population that needs supervision in order to be successful....

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