The Shakerite

Disconnect to Connect

Disconnect to Connect

Olivia Peebles, Education Columnist
July 31, 2020
Demonstrators protesting Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

I Believe Ford

Olivia Warren, Curriculum Columnist
October 22, 2018
Student participants in the nationwide walkout on April 20 gather to hear speeches from classmates.

Why Now?

Olivia Warren, Curriculum Columnist
September 27, 2018
Adults Need the Lesson in Twitter Etiquette

Adults Need the Lesson in Twitter Etiquette

Emily Montenegro, Opinion Editor and Editorial Board Chairwoman
May 16, 2018
An excerpt about digital citizenship from the 2016-2017 Student Handbook.

Recent Student Suspensions Provoke Questions

Nora Spadoni, Editor-in-Chief
November 23, 2016
Participants discussed race and its role in recent events in their small groups, each discussion facilitated by a core leader.

SGORR Steps Forward

Mae Nagusky, Journalism I Reporter
November 17, 2016
Students participate in the walkout Friday, Nov. 11, at 12:30 p.m.

Shaker Students Hold Blackout and Walkout

Nora Spadoni and Grace Lougheed
November 12, 2016
This message posted on was also sent district-wide in a robo-call.

Authorities Resolve Social Media Threat

Astrid Braun, Investigations Editor
October 3, 2016
This message posted on was also sent district-wide in a robo-call.

District Informs Community of Social Media Threat

Ose Arheghan, Multimedia Editor
October 3, 2016
Your News, One Snap at A Time

Your News, One Snap at A Time

Zachary Nosanchuk, Media Managing Editor
May 2, 2016
Social media networks like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter incite panic with rumors.

This Is Why Social Media Is a Problem

Zachary Nosanchuk, Lifestyle Editor
December 10, 2015
As threats of violence made by an anonymous Instagram user circulated among students, Interim Principal James Reed III made a P.A. announcement at 8:47 a.m. instructing staff to check email. The email message stated that the threat was being investigated but did not instruct teachers whether or how to communicate with students.

More than 600 students left the building in the next few hours. The student who allegedly made the threats was later arrested and at 9:45 p.m., 

Superintendent Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. posted news of the arrest to

Communication Gaps Revealed in Light of Violent Threats

Grace Lougheed and Yasmine Kayali
November 12, 2015
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