Shaw High School


Nominate Shaw Band for Plain Dealer Best Band

Here’s how to nominate Shaw High band for the contest: Send an email to or put your nomination in the comments section below. The deadline is Monday, Sept. 19 at 5 p.m. Be sure to include a short description on what makes the band so great, memorable moments and why it should be chosen to be included in the contest. We welcome pictures and/or videos of the band in action to help us decide if the band should advance to the first round of online voting. Or send a link to theRead More

One Parade and No Politicians = Marvelous!

East Cleveland Ohio U.S.A. – This city has one parade a year and it happens on Memorial Day May 30th like clockwork. Stepping off from from a point on the west side of the city and sometimes marching the entire length of the city. In recent years the parade route has become shortened from Superior Ave to RTA Louis Stokes station parking lot. And it no longer goes until the end of the city but instead makes a left turn on Shaw Ave ending at the football field parking lot.Read More

EC Teacher Opinion/Education (In their own words)

Written BY:  EC TEACHER I am not quite sure how this website even attempts to solve the problems in EC, except that it is just putting out negative opinions and not any facts. I am a good teacher in EC and I am dedicated to my job and to the families I serve. While I recognize we our report card is not good, I know that it does not DEFINE us. I could teach anywhere. I have invited many people from outside our district to observe my teaching and theyRead More

Memorial Day Parade in East Cleveland Ohio – Short & Sweet

EAST CLEVELAND OH – The unofficial start of the summer season on Memorial Day as the city has it’s annual parade down Euclid Avenue.  This time not much notice was provided to residents however the booming sound of the Shaw High School Band could be heard all over the city. Normally this is the time when politicians and want to be go up and down the street with signs and other things to give away but this year only three joined the parade.  Of the three only Judge William L.Read More

Shaw HS Prom move to Cleveland Clinic = Gridlock (Correction)

EAST CLEVELAND OH – 5/24/15 – This year the Shaw High School “Line-Up” was moved from the high school  to a new location in East Cleveland at Cleveland Clinic’s Stephanie Tubbs Jones facility.  The actual prom was held at another location and not at Cleveland Clinic Stephanie Tubbs Jones facility.  The idea on paper seemed perfect allowing all students a chance to attend the prom and many parents a chance to see the students dressed like a fashion show.  It all made sense and was expected to bring praise for theRead More