School Programs & Educator Resources

Short Story Competition

The Winners of this year's Short Story Competition are:

Laura (grade 5)

Sarah (grade 7)

Winners received $5 Mitchell's Ice Cream gift cards and SHS merchandise.

Thank you to all who participated in this year's short story competition! It was incredible to see all the creative writers we have here in Shaker.

Stay tuned for information about the Winter competition!





Field Trips

A perfect enrichment to your curriculum!

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all in person field trips to the museum are suspended, however we are developing virtual field trips for grades 3-6. Check back for more details!

Ohio History Day

2021 Theme: Communication in History: The Key to Understanding

Free virtual workshops are available for all middle and high schools in Shaker Heights and surrounding cities.

Interested in participating in History Day but don't know where to start? We offer free workshops for your students about this year's theme, and how to find primary and secondary sources for their research.

Limited in-person workshops for students and teachers are available on a first come, first served basis.

Want to book a history day workshop or want to learn more? Contact education@shakerhistory.org

Online Resources for History Day Research

Use these links below to find more information about your topic.

National Archives History day Resource page:

https://education.blogs.archives.gov/2020/08/24/docsteach-nhd-2021/

Shaker Heights Library Local History page:

https://shakerlibrary.org/local-history/

Ohio Memory Database:

https://www.ohiomemory.org/

Google Newspaper Archive

https://news.google.com/newspapers