Join us on Saturday, September 28 for Shaker Schools Homecoming Weekend!
CELEBRATION OF STUDENT-ATHLETES
10 am, Ribbon Cutting at the new Raider Hall in the North Gym Lobby, Shaker Heights High School
The lobby is being transformed into a celebration of student-athletes from the 1930s to today. We are unveiling a new photo mural that celebrates athletic excellence – you’ll want to come and see who you recognize! Also, many individual and team awards will be on display, including awards from state and conference championships.
RAIDER NATION PRE-GAME FESTIVAL
11 am to 1 pm, High School Oval between the tennis courts and the football field
A community event for the whole family. Celebrate with a ride on the Rocket Car, a bounce house, music and many kid-friendly activities. High Schools clubs and sports teams will be there too.
HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME
Kick-off is at 1 pm
Root for the Raider football team against Solon in the iconic Russell H. Rupp Stadium and enjoy the Shaker Band, cheerleaders and Raiderettes. Tickets can be purchased at the gate beginning at 11:30 am on game day.
Shaker Speaks Series
Each “Shaker Speaks” event features Shaker alumni who will share their insights and invite participants to listen, learn, discuss and connect about the issues and ideas. Proceeds from the event support the Shaker Schools Foundation.
Only 50 tickets will be available for each event unless otherwise specified. Tickets are $50 and each evening will be hosted in Shaker Heights.
Light refreshments will be served at all events. Directions and final event details will be emailed one to two weeks prior to the event.
Buy tickets for any or all events by clicking the ticket button below.
Jamie Babbit, Class of ’89, Sunday, September 29 at 2 pm
Jamie will regale us with tales of her experiences as a screenwriter, producer and director based in Los Angeles. Jamie has directed several features and produced and directed multiple award-winning television shows, including the hit Amazon series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”, and the HBO series “GIRLS” and “Looking”. She received a best directing Emmy nomination for HBO’s “Silicon Valley”. Her feature film credits include “Fresno”, a 2015 SXSW Premiere starring Natasha Lyonne and Aubrey Plaza, and the queer comedy, “But I’m a Cheerleader”, which debuted at The Sundance Film Festival. She has been profiled in The New York Times, Out Magazine, Time Out, The LA Times, Filmmaker magazine, The Huffington Post, and was listed by Variety as a “director to watch.” Jamie began her career as Martin Scorsese’s intern on “The Age of Innocence” and worked underneath David Fincher on “The Game.” She directed three shorts that premiered at Sundance and her last short , Stuck, won a jury prize at Sundance. Jamie was inducted into the Shaker Schools Alumni Hall of Fame in 2013.
SHAKER ALUMNI HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY AND DINNER
We are proud to announce the 2019 Shaker Schools Alumni Hall of Fame! To see a full list of our 2019 inductees and to read about their accomplishments, click here.
The Shaker Schools Foundation and Shaker School’s Alumni Relations are honoring our 2019 Shaker Schools Alumni Hall of Fame weekend on October 11-12, 2019. There will be a special student assembly at the High School on October 11.
Shaker neighbors, families, alumni and community members are invited to welcome the Class of 2019 inductees at our special dinner held on October 12, 6:30 pm at the Shaker Country Club. Tickets are $65/ person and can be puchased online. Registration is required.