Shaker Heights High School PTO

High School PTO Officers for 2017-18

The following officers were sworn in at the May 8 PTO meeting:
Co-President: Lisa Hamilton
Co-President: Lisa Vahey
Co- 1st VP: Timeka Rashid
Co- 1st VP: Melanie Sweeney
Co- VP Communication: Debbie Weisman
Co- VP Communication: Shiela McCall
Co- VP Educational Enrichment: Marla Walker
Co- VP Educational Enrichment: Velvet Landingham
Co- VP Financial Management: Jackie Duhamel
Co- VP Financial Management: Herlinda Bradley McDowell
Co- VP Outreach: Tammy Bell
Co- VP Outreach: Emily Braman
Co- VP Parent Education & Advocacy: Linda Honey-Dixon
Co- VP Parent Education & Advocacy: Mark Levin
Co- Secretary: Molly Markey
Co- Secretary: Joan Ball
Treasurer: Meg Weingart
Assistant Treasurer: Gretchen Witt
Co- Nominating Chair: Annette Himes
Co- Nominating Chair: Maria Hunter

Stay Informed About the High School

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To stay informed of what is happening at the High School and the school district, please click here and enter your e-mail address. The High School PTO sends weekly e-newsletters on Fridays, as well as occasional mid-week updates. If you are not receiving The Oval, sign up today!
 
When you sign up for the e-mail list, you will be able to specify graduation year(s) for your student to enable delivery of class specific news. There is also a list specifically for SHHS Volunteers, if you sign up for this you will be notified when volunteers are needed for a PTO event.
 
We value your privacy; therefore, we will not sell, rent, or give your name or address to anyone. At any point, you can select the link that appears at the bottom of every e-mail to unsubscribe, or to change your preferences.
 
 

Don't Be Left Out of the Shaker Schools Family Directory!

In the Shaker Schools, we build community by connecting our families with a district-wide directory. Our goal is 100% participation from Shaker families. The Shaker School Family Directory is convenient and user-friendly, accessible either online or as a smartphone app. Shaker families maintain their own directory information. It’s easy to sign up and takes only a few minutes. Click here and then select “Join as a new family.” Questions? Contact ShakerSchools.FamilyDirectory@gmail.com

 

High School PTO Grants

The Shaker Heights High School PTO Grant program provides funding for classroom-based or extracurricular academic enrichment projects. The emphasis of the program is the development and implementation of innovative, enriching experiences for students. The SHHS PTO awarded $4,559 in grants for the 2016-17 school year to support the following 18 projects:
 
- Guest choral director
- American Experience tenth grade field trip
- Design class wood
- Mano en Mano salsa garden supplies
- Circuit Scribe classroom set for Science classes
- Nearpod for Language and Literature classes
- Language Acquisition peer tutor appreciation
- Asian Studies ceramic bowls project
- Chamber orchestra support for Lincoln Center trip
- Classroom set of Science World magazine
- Writing Center file organizer
- Writing Center membership to professional organization
- Nonfiction books for interdisciplinary 9 Team research
- Asian Studies guest speaker appreciation
- MYP tenth grade personal project T-shirts
- Table panels for group work in Individual and Societies classes
- Chess club T-shirt support
- Memory project for Art students

Tips for Families to Support Student Success

On October 10, 2016, SHHS PTO hosted an educator panel to share tips for student success at the High School.  The panel presenters were Ms. Shaunna Bonner (Guidance Counselor), Ms. Mary Bourisseau (Guidance Counselor), Ms. Molly Miles (English Teacher), and Mr. Hubert McIntyre (Academic Resource Center/MAC Scholar Advisor). The moderator was Mr. David Peake (Guidance Counselor).
 
Click here to download tips for student success shared by the panel.
 

Map of Shaker Heights High School

Interested in finding your way around the High School?  Click here for a map.
 

Shop Heinen's and Support SHHS PTO

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Heinen's ABC program is now "Teaming Up for Education." When you shop at Heinen's, you can help Shaker Schools through their school donation program. Up to 1% of your qualified purchases during the school year can be donated to the High School or the school of your choice. You are required to RESELECT a school every year. To select the High School from your Tasteful Rewards profile page, log into your account at www.heinensrewards.com with your registered email address and password. Click on "My profile" at the top of the page. Scroll down to the bottom of the page, select Shaker Heights High School and save the changes. You can also register by going to the service counter at any Heinen's Supermarket. It's a great, easy way to raise money for the High School PTO, which uses the money for grants and outreach activities to enrich students' learning experiences. If you have any questions, e-mail Julia Meyer at juliammeyer@sbcglobal.net
 

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