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2018-19 Orientation to be held August 30th

| August 7, 2018

Dear Student/Guardian:

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to Shaker High School. In order to make your adjustment to the high school more comfortable, the counseling department has planned an orientation program. The program will be held on Thursday, August 30, 2018 from 9:30 am – 11:30 am. In addition to the student’s attendance, we would also be happy to have parents and/or guardians attend.

The program for parents/guardians will begin with a welcome in the auditorium by Mr. Richard Murphy, Principal, Mr. Brian Spofford, Taft Hall Principal, Mrs. Crystal Fox, LaFollette Hall Principal, Mr. Garrett Couture, LaFollette Dean and Mrs. Lauren Sheeler, Taft Dean. The formal introduction will then be followed by a question and answer period.

Students will report directly to the room assigned to them based on the spelling of their last name. Please see the list below for your student’s assigned room:

  • Counselor: Russell
    • Room: Chorus Room
    • 9th Grade: A – Chi
    • 10th Grade: A – Cal
    • 11th Grade: A – B
    • 12th Grade: A – Cal
  • Counselor: Larkin
    • Room: J201/202
    • 9th Grade: Chj – Gi
    • 10th Grade: Cam – Fola
    • 11th Grade: C – Dt
    • 12th Grade: Cam – Fi
  • Counselor: Bruni
    • Room: J209/210
    • 9th Grade: Gj – Lam
    • 10th Grade: Folb – Jag
    • 11th Grade: Du – Ht
    • 12th Grade: Fj – Joh
  • Counselor: Birnbach
    • Room: J111/112
    • 9th Grade: Lan – Nim
    • 10th Grade: Jah – Mari
    • 11th Grade: Hu – Maq
    • 12th Grade: Joi – Marc
  • Counselor: Galarneau
    • Room: J101/102
    • 9th Grade: Nin -Rea
    • 10th Grade: Marj – Rem
    • 11th Grade: Mar – Pj
    • 12th Grade: Mard – Pas
  • Counselor: Anderson
    • Room: Media Center
    • 9th Grade: Reb – So
    • 10th Grade: Ren – Tay
    • 11th Grade: Pl – Sm
    • 12th Grade: Pat – Sm
  • Counselor: Looser
    • Room: Counseling Center
    • 9th Grade: Sp – Z
    • 10th Grade: Taz – Z
    • 11th Grade: Sn – Z
    • 12th Grade: Sn – Z

The counselors will welcome students to the high school and distribute class schedules (students who are unable to attend the orientation program will receive their schedule in homeroom on the first day of school).

During orientation, students will have the opportunity to locate their classrooms and lockers, as well as purchase a Student Planner in the School Bookstore.

The program will conclude with the students rejoining their parents and/or guardians in the LaFollette Dining Room.

We look forward to meeting you. If you have not done so, please be sure to sign up for the Infinite Campus Parent Portal. You can do so by contacting Trish Apple in the Main Office.


Richard W. Murphy
Principal, Shaker High School

Garrett Couture
Administrative Dean, LaFollette Hall

Category: SHS

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