Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The Red Raiders softball team lost in the district semi-final game against Brecksville-Broadview Heights
The Shaker Heights softball team's season has come to an end. The Red Raiders lost 10-0 to Brecksville-Broadview Heights in the district semi-final game. Congratulations to the team on a great season!
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Sameer Apte, Ben Robertson master test; nearly a dozen others recognized with top honors
Shaker Heights High School students excelled on the National Greek and the Roman Civilization exams. The students, part of the state's only full four-year public high school Greek program, earned top honors and two students earned perfect scores on the exam. The awards follow: The National Greek Exam winners are: Purple Ribbon (Perfect) Greek II: Sameer Apte, Ben Robertson Blue Ribbon (Highest Award) Greek I: Ian Morrison, Anav Sood Greek II: Alex Cullina, Brian Gao, Narayan Sundararajan Greek III: Ezra Zigmond Red Ribbon (High Award) Greek I: Max Cassell, Matthew McMillan, Peter Swales Greek II: Kieran Aulak Greek III: Anna Hundert Green Ribbon (Merit Award) Greek I: Sonia Richman, Ethan Young Greek II: Gianni Ciccarelli, Ben Silberman …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Senior Eric Sterin was given the honor by The Plain Dealer.
It's tough to get anything past Shaker Heights hockey goalie Eric Sterin. It's unlikely that he missed winning a major award either. Sterin, a senior, was named as the hockey player of the year by The Cleveland Plain Dealer. His efforts were vital in leading the Red Raiders to their fourth state championship this season, according to The Plain Dealer. A starter since his freshman year, Sterin finished his career with a 91-31-1 record and with 32 shutouts. READ THE FULL STORY HERE
Monday, May 6, 2013
Shaker Heights High School Prom is coming up - show us your prom memories!
Shaker Heights High School prom happens Saturday, May 24. We want to help you share your night — the glitz, the glam, the fashion and the memories. Show us your dress, your manicure, your front-yard photo session with the happy teens and the memories in the gallery above. Just click "Upload Photos & Videos" to get started!
Friday, May 3, 2013
Two local students earned scholarship money in the Maltz Museum Stop the Hate Essay Contest.
Two Shaker Heights High School students are among the 10 finalists in the “Stop the Hate” contest. Shaker Heights students Evelyn Ting, a senior, and Abby White, a sophomore, landed among the 10 finalists for their essays to stop hatred, as part of the 5th annual Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage Stop the Hate: Youth Speak Out! contest. GRAND SCHOLARSHIP WINNER ($50,000 Scholarship) Annie Robinson, Aurora High School – 11th grade SECOND PLACE ($25,000 Scholarship) Kelly Knaser, Wickliffe High School – 12th grade THIRD PLACE ($15,000 Scholarship) Robert Edwards, Max Hayes High School, Cleveland – 12th grade SCHOLARSHIP FINALISTS 6th – 10th GRADE FINALISTS 6th GRADE 7th GRADE 8th GRADE 9th GRADE 10th GRADE
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Elizabeth Jacob excels not just in the classroom but also at leadership and serving her community
Out of a pool of more than 54,000 applicants, Shaker Heights High School senior Elizabeth Jacob has been named as one of the 1,000 2013 Gates Millennium Scholar. That means the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will cover all her unmet financial needs as she pursues an undergraduate degree. Furthermore, the program also provides leadership development opportunities, mentoring, academic and social support, in addition to financial support. Jacob doesn't just excel in academia. She has proven herself as a leader and shown her commitment to community service. She is editor-in-chief of The Shakerite and Student Council Vice President. She helped coordinate the third annual “Kick it for Cancer” kickball tournament to raise money for pediatric …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Natalie Sekicky will participate in an the intensive two-week program covers topics ranging from reporting to ethics to scholastic press freedom.
Natalie Sekicky -- an english teacher at Shaker Height High School, as well as the advisor on the student newspaper The Shakerite -- was chosen as a fellow for a journalism training program at the Reynolds High School Journalism Institute. It's an intensive two-week journalism training programs for secondary school teachers hosted by five universities across the country, including Kent State University. According to the Reynolds web site, fellows cover an array of topics including news literacy, reporting, writing, editing, multimedia, photojournalism, online layout and design, journalistic credibility, ethics and responsibilities, opinion pages, the future of news, business-side skills, First Amendment matters, privacy and the state of …
The paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, jewelry, ceramics and mixed media works will be on display through May 17
Students, parents and art lovers alike can enjoy the exhibit featuring the work of Shaker Heights High School art students at the Shaker Heights Public Library Art Gallery. The students' paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, jewelry, ceramics and mixed media works will be on display through May 17 during regular hours on the library's second floor. Admission to the gallery -- as with the rest of the library -- is free.
Friday, April 26, 2013
“May 4th Voices: Kent State, 1970” is a new film based on eyewitness testimony that recounts the tragic events of the day when National Guardsmen fired on Kent State students protesting U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War
More than 40 years have passed since May 4, 1970, when National Guardsmen fired on Kent State students who were protesting U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War and killed four of them. Not only were students at the Shaker Heights High School not born yet, many of the teachers only know this seminal event as news footage or photos. To re-assert that day and its importance to history, the school will screen a new film about the Kent State shootings on 6 p.m. on May 9. May 4th Voices: Kent State, 1970 is a new film based on eyewitness testimony that recounts the tragic events of the day. The testimony is drawn from 110 interviews with students, National Guardsmen, police, hospital workers, and other community members affected by the tragedy. …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Several Shaker students placed during the Ohio High School/Middle School Chess competition earlier this month
Shaker Heights High School students had their opponents in check during the Ohio High School/Middle School Chess competition earlier this month in Montgomery. According to the Shaker Schools web site: The Championship Division team including Zane Eisen, Nick Haubrich, Leo Izen, Rohit Kumar, Daniel Luo, and Donald Peyton Turner took second place in the state, only trailing Mason. Meanwhile, the Shaker's Reserve Division team of Zoe Curtis, Alijah Douglas, Jonathan Holloway, Joshua Lugo-Ortiz, Kevin Taylor, and Jimmy Zhu captured the state title in their division. Additionally team captain Zane Eisen (fourth place), Joshua Lugo-Ortiz (fourth place), and Zoe Curtis (fifth place) placed in the top five in individual competitions.