The Shakerite

Shaker Hockey’s Biggest Fan Looks Back on Bartley

Walter Slovikovski, Guest Writer

July 21, 2013

I have followed Shaker hockey since the early 1990s. With some really great teams, some average teams and some teams that struggled, the one constant was Head Coach Mike Bartley. I have known Coach to be a very gentle and soft-spoken...

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...

Woodbury Elementary Provides Many Gap-Closing Programs

Leo Izen, Copy Editor

May 28, 2013

At Woodbury Elementary School, approaches to alleviating the achievement gap range from technological programs to team-taught classes. Sixth-grade teacher Ruth Heide mentioned a variety of programs applied at Woodbury. According...

Teachers Tasked to Monitor Wireless Use

Alexandra Harris, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2012

The high school's wireless system is up and running, and the building's Bring Your Own Device policy calls for teachers to ensure students who are using their devices in class are using the district's network. Senior Annie...

Cover Story Responds to Students’ Submission

Alysse Eberhard, Marissa Miller, Rachel Shaw, Cover Stroy Editors

April 12, 2012

After reading the entire letter that Woodbury students signed and presented to Principal Randall Yates (to read the full letter, see www.shakerite.com), it was apparent that Woodbury students feel they are being subject to an...

Letter to Woodbury Principal Yates

April 12, 2012

Dear Dr. Yates, I would like to express my feelings about having Chinese once a week instead of Social Studies.  I’m concerned that this extra Chinese class is a bad way to spend our time. As a principal, you must know...

IB Brings World Language to Elementary Schools, but Social Studies Pays the Price

Marcia Brown, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2012

An unidentified student at Woodbury Elementary School wrote a letter, collected 80 student signatures and submitted it to Principal Randall Yates last month making clear student criticisms of the school’s Chinese program. To...

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