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Eric Juli Named Shaker Heights High Principal  Patch.com

Eric Juli Named Shaker Heights High Principal - Shaker Heights, OH - The Shaker Heights Schools announced the next leader of the high school on Friday.



New York Times Columnist Is Shaker High Commencement Speaker  Patch.com

NY Times Writer Is Commencement Speaker For SHHS - Shaker Heights, OH - David Pogue, a Shaker Heights High School alum, will serve as the guest ...



Shaker High principal resigned amid 'toxic' climate claims  WKYC.com

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — The former principal of Shaker Heights High School, who resigned amid a veil of secrecy earlier this year, was accused by his staff ...



Shaker Heights High School principal search field narrowed to six  Cleveland Jewish News

Six candidates for Shaker Heights High School principal interviewed with about 30 stakeholders April 15 following a search that yielded 75 candidates.



Glasner named interim principal at Shaker Heights High School  Cleveland Jewish News

David Glasner was named interim principal of Shaker Heights High School, and a national search was started in February to find a new principal for the high ...



Tensions run high at Shaker Heights school district community meeting  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio -- Tensions ran high Thursday night as hundreds of people attended a high school community meeting inside Shaker Heights High ...



Water main break closes Shaker Heights High School, floods several roads in area  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Shaker Heights High School is closed Friday due to a water main break south of Shaker Square.



Search For Next Shaker Heights High Principal Moves Forward  Patch.com

Search For New Shaker High Principal Moves Forward - Shaker Heights, OH - The school district announced it had hired a search firm and appointed someone ...



High school basketball game in Shaker Heights canceled after man arrested, fans become unruly  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

"Tonight's boys' varsity basketball game between Shaker Heights High School and Brush High School was canceled due to an incident with spectators at ...



Substitute principal serving at Shaker Heights High School after principal placed on leave  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio -- Shaker Heights High School's principal has been placed on administrative leave. According to Interim Superintendent Dr. Stephen ...



Shaker Heights High Interim Principal Will Finish Year At School  Patch.com

Shaker Heights High Gets Interim Principal - Shaker Heights, OH - David Glasner will hold the job of principal until the end of the year, the school district ...



Shaker Heights Teachers’ Association to enter arbitration over disciplinary issues of HS English teacher placed on leave  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio -- The Shaker Heights Teachers' Association is going to arbitration over disciplinary issues of a teacher for the first time in the ...



Shaker Heights Schools interim superintendent issues apology over teacher review, says changes being made  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio -- The interim superintendent of Shaker Heights Schools posted a statement to the high school's website on Tuesday in connection ...



Shaker Heights schools, teachers association head to rare arbitration  Cleveland Jewish News

The Shaker Heights Teachers Association is heading to arbitration with the Shaker Heights City School District over the discipline of Jody Podl, a high school ...



Shaker Heights Schools Select New Superintendent  Patch.com

Shaker Heights Schools Select New Superintendent - Shaker Heights, OH - The in-house hire will start his new role on July 1, 2019, the district said.



Shaker Heights principal, others placed on administrative leave  Cleveland Jewish News

Shaker Heights High School Principal Jonathan Kuehnle was placed on administrative leave Nov. 1, becoming the fifth faculty or staff member of the high school ...



Finalists Announced In Shaker Heights Superintendent Search  Patch.com

Finalists Named For Shaker Superintendent Search - Shaker Heights, OH - One of the candidates will be familiar to the community.



Shaker Heights Schools mum on ‘personnel matters’ involving principal, teacher placed on leave  Cleveland 19 News

It has now been one day since Shaker Heights High School Principal Jonathan Kuehnle has been placed on paid administrative leave, but parents are still not ...



South Euclid Democracy Day event seeks constitutional change to end corporate personhood  cleveland.com

South Euclid held its biennial Democracy Day Thursday. The event is part of a national movement to add a 28th amendment to the Constitution abolishing a ...



Discipline Against Shaker Heights Teacher Withdrawn  Patch.com

Discipline Against Shaker Teacher Withdrawn - Shaker Heights, OH - High school English teacher Jody Podl had the disciplinary action against her withdrawn ...



Shaker Heights High Hires New Football Coach  Patch.com

Shaker Heights High Hires New Football Coach - Shaker Heights, OH - Alex Nicholson is the new varsity football coach for the district.



Shaker Heights teacher’s reprimand reversed as arbitration case moves forward  Cleveland Jewish News

Though Shaker Heights City School District reversed its reprimand of a high school English teacher caught in controversy for much of the current academic year, ...



Students and parents share their frustrations about the shake-ups at Shaker Heights  NewsChannel 5 Cleveland - newsnet5.com

The auditorium was packed, spilling out with Shaker Heights parents and students and emotions ran high. "Shaker is a good community, and they have a bad ...



Organist Frerichs has become a Shaker Heights High hockey tradition  cleveland.com

Don Frerichs has been playing organ for fans at Shaker Heights High hockey games for more than three decades.



Shaker Heights teacher Podl's discipline withdrawn  Cleveland Jewish News

The day before Shaker Heights High School teacher Jody Podl's reprimand for bullying, hazing, intimidation and harassment was scheduled to go to arbitration ...



Reprimand reversal sought for teacher Podl  Cleveland Jewish News

The president of the Shaker Heights Teachers Association said he wants a reprimand of teacher Jody Podl removed from her file.



Beachwood High School math teacher killed in Shaker Heights crash  Cleveland Jewish News

A Beachwood High School math teacher who is an internationally known creator of LEGO exhibits was killed in a two-vehicle crash March 30.



Shaker Heights High School Hall of Fame inductees announced; young Jewish leaders to be recognized; more: Press Run  cleveland.com

Press Run this week includes the eight Shaker Heights High School graduates who will be inducted into the school's alumni hall of fame in September; the ...



A Tale Of Two Suburbs  FiveThirtyEight

White Democrats' culture clash has been long in the making.



Shaker Heights High School dismissed early for small fire  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio-- Firefighters responded to Shaker Heights High School on Friday. There was a small fire contained to one of the classrooms, fire ...



Cleveland Heights-University Heights, Shaker Heights districts announce superintendent finalists  Cleveland Jewish News

Two inner-ring suburban school districts have announced finalists for superintendent – and in one case – are competing for the same candidate. The Cleveland ...



Nicholson named Shaker Heights football coach | Local News  Cleveland Jewish News

Alex Nicholson was named head coach of the Shaker Heights High School varsity football team, the Shaker Heights City School District announced Feb. 19.



Shaker Heights High School evacuated as officials respond to small fire  NewsChannel 5 Cleveland - newsnet5.com

Shaker Heights High School has been evacuated as authorities respond to a small fire Friday afternoon.



Shaker teachers, parents meet with board on personnel, Fernway  Cleveland Jewish News

At a Shaker Heights Board of Education meeting on Nov. 14, school board chairman Jeffrey Isaacs sought to address timely – and in some cases, contentious ...



Hundreds gather at vigil for slain Shaker teacher Aisha Fraser  cleveland.com

The remembrance vigil also signified a call for the community to carry her light forward.



Cleveland-area cheerleader who was body shamed dances with Cavaliers girls  USA TODAY High School Sports

An Ohio cheerleader who complained of being body shamed by an assistant coach in October was given a chance to dance with the Cavaliers cheerleaders ...



Shaker Heights High School evacuated for electrical fire  Cleveland Jewish News

Shaker Heights High School was evacuated due to an electrical fire in the early afternoon of May 11 and students were sent home for the day.



Weiss elected Shaker Heights mayor  Cleveland Jewish News

Shaker Heights interim Mayor David E. Weiss defeated Julianna Johnston Senturia in the Shaker Heights mayor's race, 8126 to 5191, according to final, ...



HS cheerleading coach allegedly body shamed, bullied Ohio cheerleader  USA TODAY High School Sports

Shaker Heights (Ohio) High School cheerleader Laylonie Dowdell claims she was bullied by her coach, who made fun of her weight.



Man accused in Shaker Heights fatal crash waives common pleas court hearing  Cleveland Jewish News

Sanford D. Doss Jr., 31, of Cleveland, the man accused in the crash that killed two people March 30, is being held in Cuyahoga County Jail in Cleveland, ...



Man charged in death of Beachwood High math teacher, Hanna Perkins Center director of development  Cleveland Jewish News

In Beachwood City Schools, Arthur Gugick was known as an extraordinary and well-liked math teacher for 16 years. Around the world, he was known as a ...



National Signing Day 2019: Northeast Ohio student-athletes declare college decisions  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

CLEVELAND -- College football's 2019 recruiting cycle came to an end Wednesday with the arrival of the sports tradition, National Signing Day. Student-athletes ...



Shaker Heights High School snapshots  Crain's Cleveland Business

A look at just some of the notable Northeast Ohio leaders who graduated from the school.



ACLU Says Suspensions Reversed for Two Shaker Heights High School Students Who Exposed Racist Comments  Cleveland Scene Weekly

Update: The ACLU says the punishment dished out to two Shaker Heights High School girls who reposted another student's racist comments on Snapchat.



Shaker Heights High School teacher charged with having sexual relationship with student in 1995  fox8.com

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio -- A Shaker Heights High School teacher is accused of having a sexual relationship with a teenaged student more than two decades ...



Shaker Heights to switch athletic conferences  Cleveland Jewish News

Shaker Heights plans to rejoin the Lake Erie League in the 2020-2021 season, citing diversity/cultural sensitivity issues in its current conference, the Greater ...



Not guilty plea entered for suspect in fatal Shaker Heights crash  Cleveland Jewish News

Sanford D. Doss Jr. of Cleveland will be bound over to the Cuyahoga County grand jury after he agreed to waive a preliminary hearing April 3 in Shaker Heights ...



Shaker Heights Board of Education pledges supplemental money to rebuild Fernway Elementary  Cleveland Jewish News

The Shaker Heights Board of Education pledged Oct. 4 to supplement money from a projected insurance settlement of nearly $14.6 million to rebuild Fernway ...



Shaker Heights Middle School busses delayed  Cleveland Jewish News

There was a "minor incident" involving two busses at Shaker Heights Middle School on Sept. 27, according to a statement from Shaker Heights School District, ...



Former Shaker Heights teacher admits to having sex with student 22 years later  cleveland.com

A longtime Shaker Heights High School teacher has pleaded guilty to a felony charge stemming from a 1995 encounter with a then-16-year-old student.



Barbara Fried Becker: April 14, 1966 - March 30, 2019  Cleveland Jewish News

Tenacious, humorous, creative, generous, a lover of the arts, dogs and concerned about the environment. This is how people described Barbara Fried Becker of ...



Shaker Heights grads often circle back to help beloved community  Crain's Cleveland Business

Their experiences growing up in the city and going to its public schools played a significant role in drawing Shaker alumni to playing roles in the civic life of ...



Two Shaker Heights teens disciplined after exposing student’s derogatory comments  fox8.com

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio-- It was an attempt to expose racism on Twitter, but now two high school students are facing suspension after posting another student's ...



2 Students Land in Hot Water with Shaker Heights High School After Exposing Racism  Patch.com

SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH - Two Shaker Heights High School students were disciplined after bringing their classmate's alleged racism to the attention of the school ...



Shaker Heights 1 Of Ohios 100 Best High Schools: U.S. News And World Report  Patch.com

Shaker Heights 1 Of Ohio's 100 Best High Schools - Shaker Heights, OH - The publication ranked Ohio's 866 best high schools and Shaker Heights landed in ...



Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington to bring Shaker Heights' 'Little Fires Everywhere' to TV  cleveland.com

Shaker Heights native Celeste Ng's novel "Little Fires Everywhere" is coming to TV, courtesy of Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington. Clevelanders are ...



Makeover eyed for historic Shaker Square  Cleveland Jewish News

Organizations working to reimagine Shaker Square in Cleveland presented four potential concepts for the east side neighborhood hub during three recent ...



Winners Announced In Marilyn Bianchi Kids Playwriting Festival  Patch.com

Winners Announced In Kids' Playwriting Festival - Cleveland Heights, OH - Students from across Northeast Ohio submitted their dramatic works for consideration ...



Jamil Smith: Where Marcia Fudge Went Wrong  Rolling Stone

Nancy Pelosi appears to be safe. The Democrats opposing her bid to resume her role as Speaker of the House — specifically Reps. Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Seth ...



Shaker High School Newspaper Editor Discusses How Students Covered Last Week's Suspensions, Bomb Threats  Cleveland Scene Weekly

Recently, the student journalists of The Shakerite, Shaker Heights High School's newspaper, found themselves in the middle of story that was grabbing national ...



Cleveland hosts Navy Week: See the full schedule  WKYC.com

Public events will take place throughout the week, including Wednesday's 'Family Night Under the Stars' at Luke Easter Park and Friday's dedication of a Gold ...



Shaker High School Senior Wins Award For Essay Discussing Racism  Patch.com

SHS Senior Wins Award For Racism Essay - Shaker Heights, OH - Isabel Wang discussed the covert segregation that existed in the high school's cafeteria and ...



Video: Here's Kid Cudi's TEDx Talk at Shaker Heights High School  Cleveland Scene Weekly

Scott Mescudi, best known as rapper Kid Cudi, returned to his former high school in Shaker Heights earlier this year to give a TEDx Talk centered...



Leiken reflects on three terms as Shaker Heights mayor  Cleveland Jewish News

A quote, attributed to scientist Charles Darwin, is prominently displayed in a frame in Shaker Heights Mayor Earl Leiken's office at city hall: “It is not the strongest ...



Documentary About Elite Model Airplanes to Have Its World Premiere This Week at CIFF  Cleveland Scene

Friends since they met at Shaker Heights High School, Cleveland-born filmmakers Phil Kibbe and Ben Saks will will host the world premiere of their new ...



Expulsion Revulsion: Shaker Heights Submits its Entry in Cleveland's Roster of Tyrannical Superintendents  Cleveland Scene Weekly

An arbitrator has ruled that the expulsion of Shaker Heights High School Sophomore Isaac Richmond, who filmed an altercation between two female students on ...



21 Shaker Heights Students Get National Merit Scholarship Designations  Patch.com

21 Shaker Students Get NMS Designations - Shaker Heights, OH - Nine students were named Semifinalists, while 12 were named Commended Students.



Henry J. Goodman, a Greater Cleveland entrepreneur and philanthropist, dies at age 86  Cleveland Jewish News

Master of detail. Civic leader. Moral role model. All these terms apply to Henry J. Goodman, a furniture business legend who became a philanthropist influential ...



James Thornton, revered founder of Theatre Arts Department at Shaker Heights High School, dies  Plain Dealer

Thornton, who built the Theatre Arts Department at Shaker Heights High School into a nationally recognized program, died Saturday after a long battle with ...



Former addict: ‘I’m either going to die or ... get sober’  Cleveland Jewish News

Teenagers in attendance at a talk by Aaron Marks, who spoke about his spiraling life as an addict and in recovery, laughed with his humor and appeared to hear ...



Shaker Heights native Rachel Katz turned an old necklace into a luxury jewelry business with a celebrity following (photos)  cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Thanks to a decades old piece of costume jewelry, luxury jewelry designer and Shaker Heights native Rachel Katz fell into a dream career ...



Kevin Young, accused in 1990 fatal stabbing of Shaker Heights teen, dead at 44  cleveland.com

Kevin Young died on Jan. 14 at a Cleveland Heights apartment, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office said. He was 44.



Goodman, Henry  Cleveland Jewish News

Henry J. Goodman, 86, passed away Feb. 23, 2019, in Shaker Heights. Born in Cleveland on Sept. 16, 1932, to Eugene and Beatrice Goodman, Henry ...



Shaker Heights library operating levy passes  Cleveland Jewish News

Shaker Heights voters passed Issue 7, the Shaker Heights Public Library's 1.9-mill operating levy, 4782.



Civic Leadership Award: Judge Dan Aaron Polster  Cleveland Jewish News

Judge Dan Aaron Polster said from an early age that he learned ordinary people can do extraordinary things if they recognize the opportunity and don't let it ...



Shaker Heights Native Celeste Ng's Debut Novel Optioned for Feature Film  Cleveland Scene

Everything I Never Told You, the debut novel by author Celeste Ng, has been picked up by LD Entertainment and will be turned into a...



Dettelbach, John A.  Cleveland Jewish News

John Dettelbach, a man of wide-ranging interests and passions, as well as a rapier sharp wit, died on Oct. 9. He was 82.



Bialosky, Marilyn Carol  Cleveland Jewish News

Marilyn Carol Bialosky (nee Bartow) was born Nov. 29, 1929, in Cleveland, where she lived for nearly all her life. Graduating top in her class at Shaker Heights ...



Special unveiling of Paul Newman stamp held at famed actor's alma mater, Shaker Heights High School  cleveland.com

A special ceremony was held Friday afternoon at Shaker Heights High School in which a U.S. Postal *Service* stamp honoring late actor and philanthropist Paul ...



Shaker Heights teacher brings election to life for students  Cleveland Jewish News

Brian Berger was a natural fit for “Your Vote Matters: The Republican National Convention and What It Means for Cleveland.” The Shaker Heights resident, who ...



They're back – The Fabulous Boomer Bo | Local News  Cleveland Jewish News

Bob Snyder and Bruce Bogart, The Fabulous Boomer Boys, who first graced WHK radio with a talk show in 1993, are back with their brand of commentary, ...



Van Aken District unveils events  Cleveland Jewish News

The public is invited to experience the new Van Aken District in Shaker Heights as it debuts this fall, with a number of events and upcoming merchant openings, ...



Shaker Heights group asks for library levy options  Cleveland Jewish News

An opposition committee comprised of Shaker Heights residents concerned with Shaker Heights Public Library's 1.9-mill operating levy wants the library to ...



After flood, Mandel JDS moves classes to synagogues through Feb. 8  Cleveland Jewish News

The 352 students enrolled at the Joseph and Florence Mandel Jewish Day School in Beachwood will attend classes at three different synagogues Feb. 4 to Feb.



New Head Volleyball Coach At Heights High  Patch.com

New Volleyball Coach At Heights High - Cleveland Heights, OH - A former collegiate, Division I volleyball player will take over the program.



49 Cleveland-area celebrities you might have gone to high school with  cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Northeast Ohio has been a home to many celebrities throughout history. Several actors, writers, artists, musicians, and more studied in ...



Shaker Theatre Arts Presents SENSE & SENSIBILITY By Kate Hamill Based On The Novel By Jane Austen  Broadway World

Shaker Theatre Arts Department proudly presents the fall play, SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, by Kate Hamill, based on the novel by Jane Austen, playing ...



Now showing: New Shaker Square theater operator  Cleveland Jewish News

The opening night of the Mandel Jewish Community Center Cleveland Jewish FilmFest this fall will take place in a venue yet to be determined now that ...



Former Cleveland Browns, Cavaliers employee killed in Florida, wife charged with murder  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

WINTER PARK, Fla. -- The wife of a former Cleveland Browns and Cavaliers employee who was found dead at home in an Orlando neighborhood last month ...



Ohio High School Diver Selected For International Competition  Patch.com

SSHS Diver Picked For International Competition - Shaker Heights, OH - Shaker Heights sophomore Lyle Yost won the Ohio, Division I Diving Championship as ...



Meet Shakers 5 Newest Police Officers  Patch.com

Meet Shaker's 5 New Police Officers - Shaker Heights, OH - The department recently hired five new officers to begin policing the community. Get to know the new ...



Shaker Heights native reflects on a great Jeopardy! run: Michael K. McIntyre's Tipoff  cleveland.com

Shaker Heights native Pranjal Vachaspati has $137000 from his six Jeopardy! wins. Before the Tournament of Champions, though, he should re-read the Harry ...



Wald, Martin  Cleveland Jewish News

Martin (Marty) Samuel Wald of Beachwood passed away on Jan. 16, 2019, 97, following a brief illness. Marty, the son of Sarah and Joseph Wald (of blessed ...



‘I gotta leave’: Vermilion residents keeping a close watch out for potential flooding  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

VERMILION, Ohio-- As the temperatures rise and the threat for rain increases, people who live near local rivers are keeping a watch out for possible flooding.



Cushman & Wakefield | CRESCO to represent Van Aken District  Cleveland Jewish News

Cushman & Wakefield | CRESCO has been selected to represent the retail listings at the Van Aken District in Shaker Heights, the company announced in a ...



Wasserstrom, Donna | Obituaries  Cleveland Jewish News

Preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Charlotte Friedman, and brother, Jim Friedman. She is survived by her husband, Rodney Wasserstrom; son, ...



Hate to say it, but intolerance, ignorance still run rampant  Cleveland Jewish News

Hate has no home here. The message is simple and strong. Who could object? Obviously, the haters. It's hard to believe there are still so many of them. Hasn't ...



Maya Hollander: CJN-Buffalo Wild Wings Warrensville Heights Player of the Week  Cleveland Jewish News

Shaker Heights High School junior figure skater Maya Hollander is the Cleveland Jewish News-Buffalo Wild Wings Warrensville Heights Player of the Week.



Local students’ walkouts to remember Parkland victims, aim to generate change  Cleveland Jewish News

Lily Roth, a senior at Shaker Heights High School, said it has become relatively routine for her to feel a bit alarmed by every sound coming from the hallway ...



Ross, Carolyn  Cleveland Jewish News

Carolyn Ross (nee Aaron), 72, passed away July 12, 2018, in Pepper Pike. She lived in the Cleveland area her entire life. Born July 1, 1946, in Cleveland to ...



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