The Shakerite

Facility Improvements Target Athlete Motivation

Alex Smith, Raider Zone Editor

November 7, 2013

Shaker has always emphasized the importance of academics over athletics, and rightfully so. However, recent athletic renovations suggest that the district is embracing the athletic talent found throughout the halls. Three years...

New Parking Limitations for Students on Oval

Clara Medalie, Campus and City Editor

September 19, 2012

When school began, faculty and staff felt the loss of 35 parking spaces in the high school lots, and now, students are feeling it, too.  The turf field and track renovation prompted the Shaker Heights fire marshal to eliminate...

Raiders Winning on New Turf

Elana Ross, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2012

Fall sports teams' record on the new turf field is currently 3-1-1, while the cumulative fall sports record is 28-17-4. The field hockey team tied Bexley 1-1 at their Friday evening home game and beat Stow 5-1 at home on Thursday,...

Not Bidding Farewell to Turf After All

Kyra Hall, Raider Zone Editor

March 23, 2012

Ten days after the Board of Education delayed a vote on the question, the possibility remains for the installation of a turf field and track for fall 2012. Board of Education Vice President Annette Sutherland explained that...

BOE Won’t Field Questions Until Next Spring

Kyra Hall, Raider Zone Editor

March 13, 2012

The wait for an artificial turf field and track just got longer. At its March 13 meeting, the Board of Education postponed any decision on new athletic facilities until the spring of 2013, citing new questions and the need...

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