Our panel of experts shares these nuggets of wisdom to help students make a successful transition to Shaker Middle School.
Now in his 19th year of teaching at Shaker Middle School, there’s not a lot that Mike Sears hasn’t seen or heard from middle schoolers.
“You can either complain about the world, you can try to change it. Teaching gave me that opportunity.”
“My kids tell me have I have ‘bars’ – whatever that means.”
All those uncomfortable conversations parents hate to have with their kids about hygiene, puberty, sex, and drugs? Beth Casey has them every day with students at Shaker Middle School.
Middle school is nobody’s favorite time of life. Or is it? Shaker Heights Middle School boasts a talented staff of teachers, counselors, and administrators who have chosen to embrace this unique developmental stage, and wouldn’t have it any other way.
Walkability, diversity, and character are just some of the reasons Ron Lloyd works and lives in Shaker Heights.
John Pistone is co-owner of Shaker's popular J. Pistone Market and Gathering Place, where fresh (and healthy) food is always on the menu.
Parents, grandparents, alums, and community members provide a big assist to Shaker students and their teachers, when they volunteer their time and talents.
Acme Exterminating Company owner Gary Caldwell knows and loves the people, places…and even the pests of Shaker Heights.