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Parent Organizations

Shaker Heights PTO
Visit to find PTO Council information as well as individual school PTOs. PTO Council is the umbrella organization overseeing, guiding, and collaborating with each school's PTO. PTO Council partners with the District to provide you with a school calendar and directory. PTO Council provides educational grants to teachers, organizes Red Raider Day, and sponsors the Special Education parent meetings.

Band Boosters
The Shaker Band Boosters support and enhance the Shaker Heights band programs by coordinating and facilitating events, contributing financially, communicating, and soliciting volunteers to assist with events throughout the year. Visit the Shaker bands website at for information on band activities, copies of forms and newsletters, and how to get involved.

ChOrD (Choir and Orchestra Devotees) is an organization that encourages and welcomes all choir and orchestra parents to become involved by offering their support for “behind the scenes” activities, including hospitality, communication, and scholarships. ChOrD was formerly known as SMASH, which was founded during the 2000-2001 school year. To learn more about volunteer opportunities, visit the ChOrD website at

The Shaker Heights Sports Boosters is a non-profit organization that champions a thriving athletic community with opportunities for all Shaker Schools student-athletes in grades 7-12. Membership is open to all those who want to support all Shaker athletes, and supports all teams with the resources they need to excel. To learn more about the Shaker Sports Boosters, visit

Shaker Theatre Support
Shaker Theatre Support (STS) is a volunteer corps of parents, alumni parents, and other friends organized to complement the efforts of the professional staff, guest artists, and students of Shaker Theatre Arts Department by providing box office ticket sales, audience development, auxiliary promotion, receptions, and other practical support. For more information, visit