Tori Shamlian, Senior Layout Editor

November 19, 2019

This summer, I had the amazing opportunity to attend the ACLU Advocacy Institute in Washington, D.C. This was a week-long symposium focusing on human rights and advocacy in government. What better place to do this than Washingto...

Vaping – we see it everywhere

Vanessa Granato, Writer

November 12, 2019

Vaping - we see it everywhere. It’s not uncommon, and adults across the country can be spotted with a vaping device in hand. However, recently, many more people have taken part in this deadly habit. Teenagers throughout the...

The New iPhone 11 Trio

November 11, 2019


Sabrina James, Writer

November 11, 2019

The homecoming is considered the greatest event of Shaker High School. This is because so much thought and work is put into the big event. Everything from the decorations, windows, to the actual game and dance is carefully org...

New Parking Lot Construction

Mia Ceccucci, Writer

November 11, 2019

 In 2017, voters approved a $106.3 million project for the North Colonie School District. Shaker High School in my eyes is the school that was affected by this the most. From the new turf field, baseball fields, weight room, e...


Tyler Wolf, Writer

November 11, 2019

The additions to Shaker High School during the past couple years have been a necessity to the growing student body within the district. However, for many current students of the high school it has affected during their morning c...

Shaker Schedules

Shaker Schedules

November 11, 2019

School or Sleep?

Lauren Zhu, Writer

November 11, 2019

Each morning, high school students across the country wake up to a darkened sky before sluggishly getting into a car or bus, still stuck in a drowsy daze. Teens arrive at school with circles under their eyes and yawns almost as ...

Shaker’s view on our mental health education system.

Kilah Tabatsky, Writer

November 11, 2019

Do you know the signs and symptoms of the most common mental illnesses?  Do you know what the most common mental illnesses are? It’s very possible that you may not know these things. Mental illness is something that affects us al...

Brian Tenney, Shaker Student and Religious Figure

Jonathan Smith, Writer

November 11, 2019

How many of your fellow students at Shaker have gathered a religious following? Probably not many. One student at Shaker High School, Brian Tenney, has. It is undeniable that this type of thing is very rare - high school stud...