Get the lunch boxes and gym shoes ready
for the first day of school: Wednesday,
August 23. All students in grades PreK-12
will start on the same day.
Want a head start on your back-toschool
planning? Visit the District’s online
calendar at shaker.org or download the
free Shaker Schools app. Both have the
most up-to-date and complete listing of
school events. Learn how to subscribe
to the District calendar on your mobile
device and receive alerts on events at
This year, printed calendars will be
available for pickup only at all schools
and the Administration Building, 15600
Parkland Drive, when District buildings
open Thursday, August 17. Calendars will
also be available at all District- and PTOsponsored
New in Town?
Families are encouraged to register
new students as early as possible, and
appointments are required. Please call
216-295-4321 to schedule your
appointment. For more information
about registration requirements, visit
shaker.org/registration. Check the
online District calendar for new
family orientation events.
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Be sure to stop by the Shaker library to stock up on books this summer, both for required
reading and for pleasure. Required and suggested reading lists are available by grade level at
shaker.org/readinglists.aspx. Need more recommendations? Shaker librarians love to help.
New Staff Appointments
Elizabeth A. Kimmel, M. Ed., has been named
Director of Pupil Services for the Shaker Heights
City School District, effective July 1. Kimmel most
recently was the Coordinator of Student Services at
Lakewood City Schools, where she was responsible for
special education and all related services at the high
school, middle school, and Lakewood City Academy,
a conversion community school. Kimmel holds a
bachelor’s degree in psychology from Case Western
Reserve University and a master’s in Educational
Psychology from John Carroll University.
For the latest news and info
about the Shaker Schools,
visit shaker.org, follow us on
or Tweet us @ShakerSchools.
Calling All Shaker Families and Alums – Save the Date!
2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the first graduating class of Shaker Heights
High School! In honor of this milestone, all Shaker alumni, community members and
current Shaker students and families are invited to take part in a special Homecoming
Celebration on Friday and Saturday, September 22 and 23. The festivities will include:
Raider Nation Night Out @ The Dealership
Friday, September 22 | 7-11 pm | The Dealership, 3558 Lee Road
Celebrate with music and festivities. Food, beer and wine will be available for purchase.
A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Shaker Schools Foundation.
Raider Nation Pre-Game Festival on the Oval
Saturday, September 23 | 11 am-1 pm | The Oval
Bring the entire family to enjoy activities for all ages with a carnival, music, food trucks
and alumni gatherings.
Shaker Homecoming Football Game
Saturday, September 23 | Kick-off @ 1pm | Football Field
Come cheer on the Raider football team and marching band. All former band members,
Raiderettes and cheerleaders are invited to join the fun as we honor our alums.
All activities take place rain or shine. Visit shaker.org/homecoming.aspx for details and
be sure to follow Shaker Schools Alumni at Facebook.com/ShakerSchoolsAlumni.